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Difference Between Shared Hosting and VPS

Difference Between Shared Hosting and VPS

Feeling confused, overwhelmed and lost is nothing out of the ordinary for a regular internet user looking for information on web hosting. Many users,...
7 Success Tips On Pinterest For Business

7 Success Tips On Pinterest For Business

  Did you know that 93% of Pinterest users shop online, and purchase products? Pinterest is the second fastest growing social network behind SnapChat, and it...
21 Tools to Share Your Expertise Through Content Marketing in 2017

21 Tools to Share Your Expertise Through Content Marketing in 2017

  With content marketing costing 62% less than outbound marketing and generating more than three times as many leads, you must find a way to...
Top Social Media Marketing Trends For 2017

Top Social Media Marketing Trends For 2017

There are 7.395 billion people in the world. 46% of the world’s population are internet users, and 31% are active Social Media users. The world...
The Explosive Guide to Building Massive Website Traffic

The Explosive Guide to Building Massive Website Traffic

If 30% of all small business website traffic comes from search engines, do you know where the remaining 70% of your traffic is coming from? Regardless of...

Pay-Per-Click (PPC) Trends For 2017 And Beyond

Did you know that 52% of people who click on PPC ads will follow up by calling the advertiser? Pay-Per-Click has been a hot topic...
10 Ways To Generate 20% More Website Traffic Today

10 Ways To Generate 20% More Website Traffic Today

Are you one of the 46% of small businesses that don’t have a website? Generating continuous website traffic is one of the most difficult parts...
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Create A Professional LinkedIn Profile in 10 Simple Steps

  In 2016, 64% of B2B social referrals to a website come directly from LinkedIn. Only 17% come from Facebook, and 14% from Twitter. LinkedIn is...
YouTube Launches Its Own Social Network Called “YouTube Community”

YouTube Launches Its Own Social Network Called “YouTube Community”

With YouTube being the world’s second largest search engine, and third most visited site after Google andFacebook, it was only a matter of time...
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9 Accomplished Ways to Optimize Your Website for Increased Conversions

  For every business, its primary goal is revenue. Therefore, we can say that the goal of every available website is increased conversion that leads...
How-To Run and Optimise A Social Media Contest

How-To Run and Optimise A Social Media Contest

WHAT IF I TOLD YOU THAT YOU COULD GENERATE A 35% INCREASE IN SOCIAL MEDIA FOLLOWERS, AS WELL AS HUNDREDS OF LEADS BY RUNNING...

17 Ways To Increase Traffic To Your Website

ARE YOU ONE OF THE 46% OF SMALL BUSINESSES THAT DON’T HAVE A WEBSITE? I was shocked to read that only 54% of small businesses...

Easy-To-Follow 7-Day LinkedIn Action Plan

DID YOU KNOW: 62% OF MARKETERS CONSIDER LINKEDIN A SUCCESSFUL REVENUE DRIVER? LinkedIn is the best B2B social network and there is no doubt about...

Top 5 Social Media Management Tools #TechTuesday

DID YOU KNOW: 62% OF SMALL BUSINESSES USE SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT TOOLS TO MEASURE THEIR SUCCESS ONLINE. Social media is extremely time consuming and for...

Email Marketing: Personalise Your Emails To Get More Sales

  DID YOU KNOW: 74% OF MARKETERS SAY TARGETED PERSONALISATION INCREASES CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT? Email marketing can be one of the most powerful tools when it comes...
Instagram Stories: The Video Revolution #TechTuesday

Instagram Stories: The Video Revolution #TechTuesday

DID YOU KNOW: INSTAGRAM’S PER-FOLLOWING ENGAGEMENT RATE IS 58 TIMES HIGHER THAN FACEBOOK?! Instagram are back with a brand new feature that most small businesses...

You’re Doing it Wrong! How to Blog in 2016.

Forget Everything you know About Blogging With over 78% of consumers stating that they trust brands who provide customized content, it’s no surprise that so...
The Science Behind Social Media Decision Making

The Science Behind Social Media Decision Making [Part 1]

DID YOU KNOW: 71% OF CONSUMERS ARE LIKELY TO PURCHASE AN ITEM BASED ON SOCIAL MEDIA RECOMMENDATIONS? What people say on social media about your...

[Finally] Facebook News Feed Explained #Friends1st #TechTuesday

DID YOU KNOW: THERE ARE OVER 1.65 BILLION MONTHLY ACTIVE FACEBOOK USERS, AND 1.09 BILLION LOG INTO THEIR FACEBOOK DAILY? Facebook has, and always will...
Ultimate Cheat Sheet To Designing A Website + Templates

Ultimate Cheat Sheet To Designing A Website + Templates

DID YOU KNOW: 39% OF INTERNET USERS WILL STOP ENGAGING WITH A WEBSITE IF IMAGES TAKE TOO LONG TO LOAD, OR THE DESIGN IS...
New Google Tool: Test Mobile Friendliness & Website Speed for FREE!

New Google Tool: Test Mobile Friendliness & Website Speed for FREE!

DID YOU KNOW: THERE ARE 1.2 BILLION PEOPLE ACCESSING THE WEB FROM MOBILE DEVICES? Mobile has been a hot topic since 2010 and studies are...
Useful Wordpress Plugins To Enhance Your Business Website

Useful WordPress Plugins To Enhance Your Business Website

WordPress is one of the most used website building platforms today, and there are numerous plugins that are designed to enhance the functioning of...

Best tools for Social media and website Traffic

There are many tools to use to increase your social media followers and site traffic. But in this post, we will narrow it down...
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2016 Marketing Statistics To Keep You Ahead Of Competitors

  DID YOU KNOW: 67% OF LEADS IN 2016 ARE GENERATED BY COMPANIES WITH AN ACTIVE BLOG? As someone who has live through the digital age,...

Instagram Update: Business Profiles Look Like Facebook Pages #TechTuesday

IT WAS JUST LAST WEEK I WAS TALKING ABOUT TWITTER’S HUGE 140-CHARACTER UPDATE, AND NOW I AM ONCE AGAIN, WRITING ABOUT ANOTHER ALGORITHM UPDATE...
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[SEO Strategy] Getting Images on the 1st Page of Google

IF A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSANDS WORDS, HOW MUCH IS AN OPTIMISED PICTURE WORTH? Whilst I can be found quite easily on google search...

#TechTuesday: Twitter Changes The Rules After 10 Years

THE DAYS OF WORRYING ABOUT THE LENGTH OF A LINK FOR A TWEET ARE OVER. Twitter has been my favourite social network to use for...

7 Amazing Tools to Research Top Influencers

Understanding who your industry influencers are is paramount to succeeding online. In a study based on young adults, they identified their influencers as YouTubers,...

Instagram Redefined; New Branding and Analytics Insight #TechTuesday

Raise your hand if you’re not a fan of Instagram’s new branding. My hand is raised, however I wanted to do a bit of research, and...

#TechTuesday: How To Create A Twitter List

If there are 300 million active Twitter users, with over 500 million tweets a day, how can YOU hone in on what’s important to...

#TechTuesday: Record GIFs From Your Desktop Using Giphy Capture

GIFs are now a huge part of social media. Social media users are now 9 times more likely to search for a GIF in...

Best Times To Post On Social Media

Do you know the best times to post on social media for each specific network? Social media is great, but it will only provide results...

Is It Worth Starting A Home Based Internet Business?

There are no specific requirements for starting your own internet business. But it''s surprising how so many people think and talk about their intentions...

Іs LinkedIn thе Моst Іmроrtаnt Social Media Tool fоr Professionals?

Without а doubt LinkedIn іs оnе оf thе mоst іmроrtаnt sites а professional service firm shоuld focus оn frоm thе outset аnd YЕЅ уоu...

#TechTuesday: 8 LinkedIn Photo Fails to Avoid and the Solution

Who doesn’t love a good selfie, or an image that has a nice Instagram filter? As great as it is to enhance an image so...

Is Social Media Just a Numbers Game? #IncreaseSales

Having more social media followers equals more business, right? Wrong. When a client of mine, or an audience member at one of my talks says to...

#TechTuesday 10 Unique Ways to Build a Successful Business Through Content...

Content marketing is such an important part of promoting your business online. 76% of businesses have said that they will produce more content throughout...

#TechTuesday: [Latest App] Personalise Your Brand with Visual Marketing

In the world that I live in, I do have to spend a lot of time checking out new apps and tools. Whilst this...

[FINALLY] The Biggest Social Networks Get Personal

There have been some big movements in the last week or so regarding some of the big social media names. Even though some people...

#TechTuesday: Facebook Articles Integrates with WordPress

If you read my content on a weekly basis, you may remember an article I wrote in September of last year, talking about Facebook’s...

30 Simple and Effective Social Media Tactics

Social media is an important part of my everyday life. I spend 20 minutes a day on engaging in a two-way conversation with my...

#TechTuesday: 7 Pinterest Tools to Fast Track You to Sales Success

Using tools associated to each social network helps you automate and market your business in a more effective and time sensitive way. Just a...

5 Basic Things You Must Know Before Starting A Home Business

These are the basic things that must be considered before going into home/online business. Adequate care about them will result in successful startup of...

6 Stupid Office Rules that should be Banned

Rules in the workplace. Without them we'd have anarchy right? Or would we? According to an article by Dr Travis Bradbury in the Huffington Post most...

#TechTuesday: 10 Twitter Tools You Need To Know About

We all have our favourite social network. Most visual brands in industries such as beauty or fashion might say their favourite social network is...

The Future for Sales in Online Retail is… Social Media

Yes, you read the title correctly and yes, I am going on the record and saying that social media will be the biggest driver...

Why is this kids puzzle driving the internet bananas? (and why...

This simple brain teaser has taken Facebook by storm. Now it's infiltrated LinkedIn as well. But why? It's so easy to solve. Or is it? At first...

Looking for love. On LinkedIn?

Valentines Day isn't a big thing on LinkedIn. Well it wasn't until BeLinked was launched, a Tinder style dating app that syncs with a users...
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#TechTuesday: [BREAKING NEWS] Hootsuite Finally Update Streams

Today is a great day for Hootsuite as they finally update their streams. I have been a huge advocate of them and have used...

#TechTuesday: Take a Look at the Money Google, Facebook & Twitter...

This is going to be a slightly different blog, as I am going to be sharing a GIF (graphics interchange format) which is in...

20 Key Actions that Make You a Better and Happier Person

Understanding the true meaning of  "less is more" is highly important to have clarity about where we are and where we want to go in...

This Habit Determines the Altitude of Your Success

Every person on Earth has 24 hours a day. What you do with your time says more about you than what you say about...

WordPress.com now has its own Windows app

Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, released a Windows app this morning. Here’s a closer look at the app.

2015 in Review: Top Searched Lists From Across Yahoo

Yahoo has released its annual “Top” lists, but this time featuring insights from across all its platforms, including its search, Flickr, Tumblr etc The most...

WordPress.com Gets a New Face

Today the company relaunched WordPress.com, the hosted version of its content manager used by up to 25 percent of the Web. On top of that, Automattic...

Microsoft Dynamics AX: A new cloud ERP is born

Microsoft today announced that it will release the new version of its cloud-based Dynamics AX enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for business management in...

Google redesigns Google+ with focus on Communities and Collections

Google has redesigned its Google+ social network with more of a focus on Communities and Collections. The updated service has become more mobile-friendly and...
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YouTube Launches New YouTube Music Service and iOS App

YouTube today launched YouTube Music, a new app designed specifically for discovering music on the video-sharing website. You can download YouTube Music now directly...
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Happy? Sad? Angry? This Microsoft tool recognizes emotions in pictures

Microsoft today announced several updates to its Project Oxford portfolio of machine learning tools aimed at developers. Microsoft has begun a public beta for...

Google Maps gets offline search and directions

Google has announced that Maps is getting offline search and directions, from today on Android and coming soon to iOS. Google Maps is finally embracing...

Instagram launches partner program

Instagram has launched a partner program aimed at providing its business customers with experts to help them grow on the photo-sharing platform. The company...

50 of The Most Exciting Tech Startups Coming Out of Africa

African is witnessing the emergence of a technology revival. It is home to many startups that are changing the landscape. Every year Africa birth...

Google acquires video and photo editing startup Fly Labs

Google has acquired Fly Labs in a move that will likely see the startup’s media editing technology be integrated into the Google Photos app. Fly...

Facebook is now a $300 billion company

Facebook has pulled in even more numbers to tout in its ascendance to tech dominance. The social networking giant is now among the biggest tech...

Facebook’s Notify news app reportedly launching next week

Facebook's upcoming news app Notify may finally be ready to make its debut. The Financial Times reports that the social network's new standalone app for...
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Candy Crush maker King bought by Activision Blizzard

Video game maker Activision Blizzard (ATVI.O) will buy "Candy Crush Saga" creator King Digital Entertainment (KING.N) for $5.9 billion, as the heavyweight of console...

Email marketing giant Constant Contact acquired for $1 billion

Endurance International Group announced on Monday that it will acquire email marketing platform Constant Contact in a deal worth $1.1 billion. According to the announcement,...

Big Companies without Profits – Amazon, Twitter, Uber and Other Big...

How does a company continually make no profits and proceed to stay in business? It seems counterintuitive at best. However, companies can become successful...
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Brand new Apple TV

Today, Apple opens pre-orders for its long-overdue Apple TV relaunch.   The remote is the first thing that appears radically different. Gone are the days of the minimal two-button,...

Everything announced at Twitter’s conference

SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter has just wrapped up its keynote event at its second annual Flight developer conference. There was quite a lot of...

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7 Awful Things Leaders Do To Their Employees

We focus a lot on what leaders can do to improve, but we often forget to analyze our current actions and which behaviors we...

What Unites Us All?

I find me asking myself questions that sound so naive that I fail to answer them. One question is what unites people? What unites...
How I Used Leadership Books to Raise Toddlers

How I Used Leadership Books to Raise Toddlers

Have you ever been faced with a challenge that you don’t know how to handle? Were you ever in a situation where you felt...
How To Write The Perfect Headline For A Blog

How To Write The Perfect Headline For A Blog

DID YOU KNOW: 80% OF ONLINE READERS DON’T ACTUALLY MAKE IT PAST THE HEADLINE OF A BLOG? Understanding how to write the perfect headline for...

The First Moment Playbook

First Moments. They set the stage for everything that ensues. They disproportionately influence the outcome of a conversation.  When it comes to meeting someone, we think...