Category Archives: Tools and Information

The Key Things to Watch Out for When Starting an Online Business | Getentrepreneurial.com

Allow time and resources to work before your business is a success

It does not happen overnight. Regardless of how much money or resources you have put into your online business, it will not be a success within a single day. You have to wait for everything to work or take off once you have set the right mechanisms. Even after that, you have to keep working and managing those resources and mechanisms to make sure they are in their rightful place. Use the services of a good digital marketing agency to help you stay ahead in terms of streamlining your marketing tactics.

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Can carbon fiber car panels double as energy storage materials? | New Atlas

Carbon fiber as we know it is one of the most impressive materials in our toolkit. Its incredible lightness and strength has seen it take hold in everything from competitive cycling, to supercar design to cutting edge aircraft. But could it also play a role in energy storage? One team of scientists has been exploring the possibilities, and say that carefully engineered forms of the material do indeed boast the necessary electrochemical properties, raising some interesting possibilities for weight-saving vehicle design.

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Google Assistant Helps You Kickstart The Day With A Visual Snapshot | CoolBusinessIdeas.com

When Google launched the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL on October 9, it announced a number of new features coming to Assistant — but only on Pixel phones. Now, however, it’s revealing a few new features coming to Google Assistant as a whole, meaning all Assistant-enabled phones will get them.

Perhaps the most interesting new feature is the ability to see a “snapshot” of your day, similar to how Google Now operated back in the day. Now, when you activate Google Assistant, you can swipe up on the display to see things like event recommendations, show recent notes and lists, reminders, and so on.

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NASA Wants to Send Humans to Venus, to Live in Airships Floating on Clouds | Live Science

Popular science fiction of the early 20th century depicted Venus as some kind of wonderland of pleasantly warm temperatures, forests, swamps and even dinosaurs. In 1950, the Hayden Planetarium at the American Natural History Museum were soliciting reservations for the first space tourism mission, well before the modern era of Blue Origins, SpaceX and Virgin Galactic. All you had to do was supply your address and tick the box for your preferred destination, which included Venus.

Today, Venus is unlikely to be a dream destination for aspiring space tourists. As revealed by numerous missions in the last few decades, rather than being a paradise, the planet is a hellish world of infernal temperatures, a corrosive toxic atmosphere and crushing pressures at the surface. Despite this, NASA is currently working on a conceptual manned mission to Venus, named the High Altitude Venus Operational Concept —(HAVOC).

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Social Media Screenings Increase for Job Seekers | Business News Daily

What you post on social media could have serious repercussions on your professional life. It could cost you your current job or job opportunities in the future.

According to a 2018 CareerBuilder survey, 70 percent of employers use social media to screen candidates during the hiring process, and about 43 percent of employers use social media to check on current employees.

Managers look at social media accounts for an array of reasons, but many employers want to make sure a candidate will be a good fit with their company.

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How to Tell Symptoms of Social Anxiety And What to Do About It | Life Hack

Social Anxiety Disorder (formerly known as Social Phobia) can be a significant hurdle to your happiness, health, and ability to achieve your potential in relationships and at work.

Here’s a common scenario:

You’re the kind of person that likes others. You want friends, you want to hang out with your co-workers for hors d’oeuvres after work, and you definitely don’t want someone to hang out with on Friday nights. You just can’t make your reality fit with your wishes.

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Setting This Vague Daily Goal Totally Transformed My Productivity | Fast Company

Do your best. If it sounds like advice from a kindergarten teacher, well, I get it. Vague goals produce vague results, right? So I thought, too. But over the past few years I’ve discovered that, when combined with a system of concrete daily goal-setting, there’s one nebulous goal that can prove a surprising punch-in-the-gut reality check, and lead to concrete results. Skeptical? Hear me out.

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Do This If You Win The $1 Billion Lottery | Forbes

What would you do if you won $1 billion?

There’s almost $1 billion up for grabs in the latest Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots.

Here’s what you need to know and what to do next if you strike it rich.

1. Stay anonymous

If you win the lottery, your natural inclination may be to let everyone know that you hit the jackpot.

Imagine how many long lost cousins and childhood friends suddenly may appear to celebrate your newfound wealth.

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How to Tackle Lead Generation: Tips From Top Agency Marketers | AllBusiness.com

Marketers are busier than ever. Every new season brings new trends and projections for what channels, platforms, and mediums will produce the highest conversions and be the next big thing in lead generation.

As the means for generating leads changes, the conversion process is also changing. This is causing companies, and most of all marketing agencies, to reassess how they capture and convert leads. Marketers have to find new ways to build relationships and nurture prospects to gain their trust. Businesses are being more selective about which agencies they choose to work with and are taking into consideration things like personalized service, audience segmentation, and how they are a cultural fit within the agency.

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10 Tips and Tools for Bringing Your Business into 2019 | Small Business Trends

Every year, small businesses need to look back and determine what worked for their business and what strategies may need to be adjusted for the coming year. But these adjustments don’t need to be reserved for January 1. If you want to get a head start on preparing your business for 2019, check out these tips, insights and resources from members of the online small business community.

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