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5 Top Websites on Web Design and Development

Dorit Sasson | Posted 11.05.2015 | Technology
Dorit Sasson

One of the downsides to the web is that everything is temporary. Technology is moving at lightning speed and if you want to design a new website or have someone design one for you, it's not enough to be good.

Return to Detaining Journalists in Jordan

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 11.05.2015 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The government, which has made slow but important progress in guaranteeing media freedoms, took a turn backwards.

How SEO Helps Improve Your Web Prominence

Yura Bryant | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Yura Bryant

Lately, I have been talking about why your business needs to be online and creating a website that effectively sells. Now I want to talk about using SEO techniques in order to get your website higher rankings on Google, so that more natural traffic can be generated for your website.

How to Create a Website That Sells

Yura Bryant | Posted 10.12.2015 | Business
Yura Bryant

When it comes to creating a successful website, small businesses tend to overlook the importance of having one. They believe a well performing website is too expensive to support and design, so they choose to go the cheap route.

3 Common Mistakes On Your About Me Page

Danielle Sabrina | Posted 10.05.2015 | Business
Danielle Sabrina

On the surface, the purpose of your "About Me" page is simple: it's a place where your clients can get to know you better -- right? But actually, the goal of your "About Me" page goes much deeper than a simple autobiography.

5 Traits of Powerful Brands

Chirag Kulkarni | Posted 09.24.2015 | Business
Chirag Kulkarni

Brand building is tough work -- it requires a lot of understanding of what your business is about, what it stands for, and the vision of the future.

5 Stupid-Simple Steps to Choosing Your Business's Domain Name

Sarah Peterson | Posted 09.15.2015 | Business
Sarah Peterson

If I had a dollar for every time I was asked that question... Well, I'd probably only have about $30, but that's a lot of gelato. And I get it. Choosing a domain name for your website is serious stuff. It's usually one and the same as choosing a name for your entire business.

A Boomer's Guide to Building a Website

Jeb Harrison | Posted 08.25.2015 | Fifty
Jeb Harrison

For those of us that have become computer literate, either by choice or circumstance, the prospect of building a website can be daunting. But if for whatever reason you need to communicate and interact with the general public on a regular basis, having a website has become nothing less than a requirement.

Selecting the Best Website Builder for Your Small Business

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 08.17.2015 | Business
Ashley Wren Collins

When you're a small business, your website is your calling card, your one shot chance to attract the clients you need to build your success.

5 Best Websites to Find a High-Paying Job in 2015

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.28.2015 | Business

The single best move a talented, skilled professional can make is to leave a dead-end job in pursuit of a new title and, of course, a higher salary. If you're seeking a higher salary, job-search sites can be a powerful tool to find opportunities and make new connections.

Pro Tips to Track Results From Infographics

Randy Krum | Posted 07.16.2015 | Business
Randy Krum

Creating an infographic is no simple task. A lot of time and resources go into the data research and design of a good infographic, but not always into figuring what happened after publishing it on the Internet.

Launching a Startup Website Without a Developer

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 07.08.2015 | Business
Alex Ivanovs

The initial launch of a startup can be a costly venture, especially if you're planning to hire individual developers and designers to do all the front-end and back-end work for you, but these costs can be minimized -- as I have proved to myself with experience -- to the bare minimum by challenging yourself to learn a few useful tools, and some good web design principles, alongside a well planned out strategy for the future of your startup.

10 Considerations When Building a Business Website

Allie Gray Freeland | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
Allie Gray Freeland

What does your online presence -- or lack thereof -- say about your business? Customers expect the best even before stepping foot in your shop, and your website is a clear reflection of your professionalism.

Business Website Essentials

Kali Kasprzyk | Posted 06.15.2015 | Technology
Kali Kasprzyk

As the owner and designer at HostMamas, we have seen our fair share of sites in desperate need of help. Let's face it. The Web is full of pitiful sites, and we're not just talking about bad design.

Getting Found in Google Really Can Be Child's Play

Stephan Spencer | Posted 06.11.2015 | Technology
Stephan Spencer

The front page of Google's search results is the dream destination for all websites, but getting on that coveted first page can seem as difficult as getting into Harvard. It doesn't have to be. Indeed, even a child can do it.

Optimizing Your Website for Mobile

Laura Packard | Posted 06.05.2015 | Impact
Laura Packard

You may have heard about "Mobilegeddon" on April 21st - when Google took into account whether your website is mobile-ready, and started ranking mobile friendly websites higher in search.

5 Tips for Running a Successful Blog

Quora | Posted 06.08.2015 | Technology

Anyone can walk into a bookstore and pick from Shakespeare, Pratchett, JK Rowling and a million more. Tell me (a) is your writing more deserving of attention and (b) how would anyone even know?

Today's Newsrooms = Robo-Journalism, Games, Apps, Gender Equality

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.03.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The "see-Ma, no-hands" automated reporting movement has been used by AP, Bloomberg and Thomson-Reuters in crunching numbers -- business figures and sports scores -- as well as turning out formulaic stories.

9 Quick Web Tricks to Increase Conversions

Allie Gray Freeland | Posted 06.02.2015 | Business
Allie Gray Freeland

Increasing your conversion rates is absolutely crucial. An increase in conversion rate of just 50 percent can result in a 500 percent increase in your business' pocket. Think about it -- a 10 change in conversion rate can mean the difference between making a profit and suffering a loss.

Nonprofits Should Bake Mobile Thinking Into Technology Thinking

T.J. Cook | Posted 05.19.2015 | Impact
T.J. Cook

Even if a nonprofit can start making modest improvements to a static site with an eye toward the larger requirements down the road, they can begin to move forward on making mobile happen.

Three Ways to Increase Your Summer Online Sales

Amit Bhaiya | Posted 05.14.2015 | Business
Amit Bhaiya

It's 85 degrees without a cloud in the sky. Where are you most likely to find yourself? Outside soaking up the sun with a nice fresh lemonade in hand or your fingers glued to your keyboard inside your living room?

"I Bought My Domain, So I Own It ― Right?" Not Necessarily

Erika Dickstein | Posted 05.08.2015 | Small Business
Erika Dickstein

The next time you buy a domain, do it yourself! Go to the domain registrar, set up your own account and use your own credit card. If anyone else works on your site, give them a password to do the work, and then change it once they are done.

Happy Anniversary -- Meet Their First Success Story

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 05.02.2015 | Good News
Jeryl Brunner

Twenty years ago last month, a brand-new dating website called was launched into the universe and radically changed how couples connected. In fact, it is estimated that 40 million Americans now partake in some kind of online dating service.

What Is "Mobilegeddon" and Should You Be Worried?

Erika Dickstein | Posted 06.21.2015 | Small Business
Erika Dickstein

If you listen to Business Insider "millions of small business" will be crushed. If you take a look at the Washington Post, they are using the term "apocalypse". So, what is going on? Is this that big of a deal? Let's unpack this.

Google Cares About Your Mobile Website - Do You?

Rebekah Bastian | Posted 06.17.2015 | Technology
Rebekah Bastian

If you pay attention to things like your website traffic, you've probably heard that Google announced a change to their mobile ranking algorithm which takes effect next week.