Posts Tagged “business”

Introducing StarterSite: Create A Website For Your Business In Minutes

Posted on June 21st, 2018 by Kelly Kirkham

Did you know that up to 60% of small businesses do not have an online presence? According to, “That leaves a lot of businesses relying on word-of-mouth to get their name out.” If you are represented in this statistic, the time to get online is now. Luckily for you, it’s never been easier with StarterSite – our newest addition…

Summer Slump? Not This Year!

Posted on June 20th, 2018 by Kelly Kirkham

Summer solstice typically means that online sales slow to a crawl. However, that doesn’t have to be your reality this year! Instead, use that extra daylight to make the most of your ecommerce business. Follow the ten tips below to boost sales and keep website traffic vibrant. While it may be hot outside, you may…

Why Unreliable Website Hosting Could Kill Your Business

Posted on April 13th, 2018 by Neil Cumins

Reliability isn’t a sexy subject. It’s rarely the top priority when looking for a new car, and it’s unlikely to affect which way you swipe on a dating app. Yet unreliability can be a deal-breaker for all sorts of things. It may even lead to the death of an online business if that company relies…

Project Management Tools For Remote-Working Teams

Posted on February 20th, 2018 by Neil Cumins

Until a few years ago, working on a project with colleagues required endless update meetings and round-robin email chains. Thankfully those days are now behind us. The arrival of cloud computing has seen a variety of project management tools being launched. These platforms are ideal for remote-working teams to collaborate, providing real-time updates on individual…

Early Success Of Forest Proves That Startups Will Find Their Best Clients From Other Startups

Posted on January 30th, 2018 by Guest Blogger

We are living in the age of the startup. Disruption abounds, with industries as varied as television, automotive, and even grocery stores all feeling the pressure of this new era: advance or vanish. The stress of managing a startup is far from negligible. Juggling the metric ton of responsibilities transcends a number of different levels:…

Medium’s Many Pivots

Posted on November 11th, 2017 by Guest Blogger

The startup world has always been enamored with the idea of “the pivot”—or recognizing a previously unseen business opportunity and adapting your company’s offering to serve that, rather than stick to your original mission. It’s easy to see why this concept has gained traction in the Valley. Startups pride themselves on being nimble and agile,…

An Introduction To Schema

Posted on October 3rd, 2017 by Neil Cumins

Unless your career involves database development or human psychology, you may not have heard of schema. However, schema markups can be of real value for corporate websites, so it’s worth getting to grips with this intriguing (if technical) concept… What does schema mean? In computing terms, schema describes a representation of a plan or theory….

How To Attract International Customers

Posted on September 26th, 2017 by Neil Cumins

There are 195 countries in the world, and chances are your business is currently only targeting one of them at the moment. With Americans only comprising around 4% of the world’s population, it’s easy to see potential markets being missed south of the Rio Grande and north of the International Boundary. Risk-averse (or apathetic) entrepreneurs…

Work Smarter, Not Harder!

Posted on July 7th, 2017 by Guest Blogger

In the 20th century, productivity meant something entirely different from what it means today. Working from nine to five, within the constraints of office hours and non-digital forms of communication, meant that you could only move as fast as the fax machine and phone lines would allow. Now, with the idea of the “work week”…

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