The Rejection Slip Getting your work rejected is painful, pure and simple. Ask writers or architects and they can likely tell you stories of having their work passed over for public presentation, with all the internal hurt that comes with it. If you’re in online business, the feeling of rejection is the same, if not... More »Overcoming Rejection: How to Optimize Your Success with Online Articles
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As your neighbors leave their house one morning, you see them slip a spare house key from under their doormat, then set the key on top of the mat, where it glints in the sun. That’s essentially the same as scrawling a username and password on a bright Post-it note, then sticking it on the computer monitor. More »What’s The Secret To A Great Password?
Attacks on website hosts are not uncommon. Websites have always been susceptible to attacks and data loss. However, with content management systems in use, conducting mass attacks targeting a specific technology and a flaw has become easier. This month’s attack on WordPress websites was one such example of a sweeping attack. Coming on the heels... More »Website Security for WordPress in 3 Steps
The term “work/life balance” seems to imply that work and life are opposite forces that a person must balance against each other. But that dichotomy might sound a little absurd to people who set out to do what they love for a living, such as entrepreneurs who get a rush from launching a new venture. Still, while it sounds counterintuitive, it’s possible that doing what you love all day can make you more likely to become stressed-out. More »3 Tips To Finally Get Your Work Email Under Control
My husband and I regularly play gin; and, when I sat down to play with him last week, I realized that his win rate had eclipsed mine in recent months. Since I don’t like losing (who does?), I tried to get him to reveal his strategy before we began this match. He resisted at first,... More »Focus Is Key to Winning in Life and Business
Once your IT teams have concluded a move to the cloud is the right way to go, next the enterprise faces the challenges of achieving an important set of goals. The migration of enterprise systems is a dilemma many companies struggle with. Cloud migration assistance is now among the leading services emerging from key providers.... More »Need Cloud Migration Assistance? OpenTouch Suite Will Help
As you already know, lead generation strategies do not always have to drop prospects that lack the needed budget. Follow-up strategies and a little bit of patience might be all that you need. However, sometimes a prospect’s savings are not enough. It would be like stowing away cash to buy fancy equipment but it turns... More »Lead Generation Tips – Help Prospects While They Save Up
Your panel could be telling you a lot more about your brand, product or even about your survey than you realise. There is so much to be learned from reading between the lines of your panel’s answers, especially when they are an experienced panel accustomed to sharing their opinions and discussing brands and companies. You... More »What is Your Consumer Panel Really Saying?
We’ve all heard the phrase “jack-of-all-trades and master of none”. This phrase is seldom used by members of the millennial generation. This is a generation of multitaskers; a generation that believes in being a jack- of-all-trades and master of many. This is obviously an area where generational differences can emerge. Depending on the situation, older... More »Does Multitasking Make Millennials More Marketable?
Jazzed about doing your first network analysis? Hold your horses! It’s important to do no harm when conducting a network analysis. Make sure to read these important caveats before you begin. Identify Your Goal Determine what you want to learn as a result of conducting a network analysis. Do you want to identify influencers (critical... More »Think Before You Assess: Tips for Your First Network Analysis
Meet Dan Toombs – also known as The Curry Guy, who has more than 45,000 followers on Twitter and a very busy website all about curry. I started following Dan on Twitter when he responded to something I wrote about curry. Since then I see him popping up regularly in my Twitter feed, responding to... More »Spice is the Variety of Life for The Curry Guy
A common objection to outsourcing lead generation is that independent third parties could be sharing the data with competitors. And if that is not the case, some will insist that they still share the same pool of data. The latter can be valid if you forget than outsourced lead generation company represents itself first and... More »Outsourced Lead Generation – They Represent You First
James Bond certainly knows the value of a multi-purpose wristwatch. Over the years, he has escaped countless life-threatening predicaments thanks to watches that doubled as communication devices, laser beam cutters, homing beacons, etc. Will consumers be able to count on Apple’s (rumored) iWatch for those same kinds of benefits? I’m being facetious, of course. No... More »Wearable Technology Must Offer Insights, Not Just Data
There is no doubt that the introduction of new technologies in the workplace has had a very strong positive influence on labor productivity in the United States over the past 40 years. The chart below is pulled from data collected in a recent paper created entitled “Is the Information Technology Revolution Over?” by David M.... More »Is the IT Era Over? Don’t Bet on It!