Image copyright iStock After rumours that Apple was going to get rid of the headphone jack in its imminent iPhone 7, more than 200,000 people have signed a petition asking them to reconsider. This humble plug is a rare example of technology that has stood the test of time, writes Chris Stokel-Walker. For what remains an unconfirmed rumour, a lot of people are upset about the … [Read more...] about The 19th Century Plug That’s Still Being Used – BBC News
What Entrepreneurs Do When At Work
Welcome to the at work section. Obviously, you want to build, grow, or start a business. Your family is important to you but you have to push yourself hard to take care of them.
While we focus on entrepreneurs at feedster. We also realize that there is a deeper meaning in our "label" of an entrepreneur. That deeper meaning is the learning and insatiable internal workings of having to learn more and more.
At work, you want to be the better you. You want to push the limit on consistent growth and execution. You also sometimes, as we all do, need motivation and inspiration.
I have never been able to just "go home." I instead constantly drive the hours to late in the night. This section is focused on everything you have to do while at work. From marketing and budgets to real estate and attorneys. We try to give you some feedback and information on each topic.
This is a cool section we thought appropriate as we had a lot of great posts that could contribute to some cool ideas here. Enjoy and comment on your favorite post in this section!
You’re a successful 21st century citizen of the world, but your regular, naturally sourced hoodie is holding you back. After all, if your hoodie doesn’t have a discreet inflatable pillow hidden in its hood, what good is it? Well, lucky for you, California based Hypnos is giving out tickets to Sleep City, and you’re invited! Designed by Josh Woodle, the Hypnos … [Read more...] about This Inflatable Sleep Hoodie Lets You Nap Anywhere
The act of applying to colleges can feel overwhelming—deciding which schools you’d potentially like to attend, considering scholarship and other financial aid opportunities, and exploring living options is a lot to consider. But once you’ve narrowed down your schools, you’ll want to give each application your all, which can require some clever marketing on your part. … [Read more...] about How to Best Market Yourself on College Applications
One of the most useful inventions in modern history is certainly the car. During the last century, auto expansion and development brought about a great change in the world of traveling. In the beginning, some brands focused on the car’s performance, others focused on comfort. After centuries of development, the majority of car brands strived to create a high performance vehicle … [Read more...] about 4 Fabulous Car Brands That Should Be in Your Garage at Some Point of Your Life
Has one of your WordPress sites ever been hacked? If it has, you know the frustration, time, and money it takes to fix the problem and get everything cleaned up. Skilled hackers will plant a virus deep in your file structure to make it exceptionally difficult to remove. And while you’re trying to figure it out, your website will be doing the hacker’s bidding, whatever that … [Read more...] about 9 Common & Lesser-Known Ways to Keep WordPress Secure
Word of mouth is the best way to have your company promoted. It is affordable, with a cost to you as low as zero. More importantly, person to person promotion is effective, since your potential customers are more likely to be persuaded by the experiences of those who already use your goods and services than by the controlled messages you offer. The reality is that consumers … [Read more...] about Turning Customers into Promoters
When talking about wearable technology, the first things that come to mind are health trackers, computerized glasses and smartwatches. However, there is far more going on, especially when we talk about the cooperation between fashion and tech industries. Designers and entrepreneurs are constantly finding bizarre and brand new ways to make the regular clothes we wear smarter … [Read more...] about Three Strange Ways Fashion Meets Smart Tech
Creating a productive workplace that will allow your employees to develop and shine should be on the top of your list when running a successful business. When you are hiring, never settle for anyone else but the brightest minds you can find out there. The question is, once you have employed them, how do you motivate them and stay engaged with every employee and, at the same … [Read more...] about 6 Ways to Motivate Your Employees and Create a Productive Workplace
Content Marketing is one of the largest marketing segments on the internet today. B2B is especially large in the content marketing space with 94% of business to business marketers saying they utilize content marketing in their approach. Why then are their so many people that are not content marketing and what is it causing them not to do something that seems so fruitful for … [Read more...] about Content Marketing That Doesn’t Suck! Real Stories From Real People
Not everything in your job should necessarily be profit-oriented. Sure, staying solvent is not easy, and in order to do so, some sacrifices will have to be made, but you should never do so at the expense of your own ethical principles. Our planet is not only suffering, it is slowly dying, however the illness is not yet terminal. There is a cure, but for it to start working each … [Read more...] about Ecofying Your Business
Entrepreneurs who are either just starting out or operating small businesses are wholly dependent on their cash flow. A big part of that is making sure that you get the payments from your customers as seamlessly, safely, and consistently as possible. Being able to guarantee quick and easy payment processing for all transactions is crucial to earning both steady income and the … [Read more...] about Weigh Your Options: Choose the Best Payment Methods for Your Online Store
Social media opens a window to interests, hobbies and personal life of employees. The only question is should employers pry into that window? Modern employees live in a virtual online aquarium and there is a big possibility that the person browsing your Facebook profile is either your current or your future employer. The number of people getting fired over posts in social … [Read more...] about SHOULD COMPANIES MONITOR THEIR EMPLOYEES’ SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS?
There's a lot that goes into good poster design, although not a lot of people seem to understand how much it really takes. It does have that arts and crafts feel to it, but poster design is a science onto itself. It's a big part of marketing for many, ranging from individuals and groups to even big companies who still understand the power of the poster on the wall in a public … [Read more...] about Top 10 Important Tips for Making a Jaw-dropping Poster Design
A domain name has a significant impact on the branding process and the value of the internet domain. It is a chance to shine with customers, and grab their attention. Since the dawn of the Internet, people have been using TLDs like .net, .org, and .com. Websites with these extensions still form the majority of our search results, but lately there has been a surge of new generic … [Read more...] about The End of Dot Com?
Seeking out a lawyer for your small business can be a confusing and anxiety-inducing process. Most likely, this is one of your first gos at hiring a lawyer, so you’re not 100% clear on what you should be looking for in the first place. And at the same time, using an inept lawyer can be detrimental to your business, especially if you’re hiring a lawyer for a more serious legal … [Read more...] about How to Find a Good Lawyer for Your Small Business in 7 Steps
For many people, Paris is a top destination to visit. They dream of it day and night. For others, Paris is a cliché, and this is unfortunate. Even though Paris is on every list of top cities to visit, it is a kind of city that you can never get bored of. Every time you visit, you will discover something new and interesting. For example, the first time you go there, you can do … [Read more...] about Top Spots in Paris to Explore Art and Culture
Let’s face it—everybody is on social media these days. Parents, grandparents, neighbors, and even teachers have social media profiles across a large number of platforms. The age of social media is upon us, and it is certainly changing the way we interact with one another. An effective social media presence can even make or break students in some situations, so it is important … [Read more...] about Tips to Maintain a Good Social Media Presence When Applying to College
Content marketing strategy is a very important part of any business. Experts from educational help service Assignment-Masters prepared a few rules to follow to create successful content marketing strategy. This is the process you should follow each and every time you begin a marketing cycle. Jump right into content creation without a proper foundation and process, … [Read more...] about How to Create Working Content Marketing Strategy
Since most UX problems on the web are rooted in poor user interface design, a quick heuristic evaluation can do wonders in improving the overall user experience of a website. Keeping in mind Nielsen’s widely used usability heuristics to check if your website is good enough to provide a good experience for your users, we can check for the following: Provide … [Read more...] about Your User Experience Improvement Checklist
Do you want to walk into your bedroom and just feel right? You can easily achieve that by creating a simple design that will function well. It may look simple, but it actually isn’t. You might wonder why? Well, every bedroom has to have a bed in it, and beds are big and bulky and pretty much dictate where everything else will be placed in the room. So, when you are planning a … [Read more...] about 6 Tips on How to Create a Bedroom of Your Dreams
SaaS founders seem to be sprouting up like mushrooms after the rain, and the market is becoming increasingly competitive. But, it takes more than good ideas and fancy premises to get a small business off the ground. Some startups like WhatsApp and Instagram managed to skyrocket in no time, but this was not the result of a spectacular streak of luck. It takes a lot of time … [Read more...] about Building a Startup around a SaaS Platform
Tips to Prepare Your Small Business for the Holiday Season At the end of this week the holiday shopping season will officially begin. Queue Christmas music. Black Friday, believed to be one of the busiest shopping days of the year, will fall, as always, on the day after Thanksgiving. You may have your shopping list planned, but is your small business ready for the … [Read more...] about Tips to Prepare Your Small Business for the Holiday Season
Trading used to be associated with high income households due to expensive brokerage commissions. Now with introduction of low cost online brokers lots of fairly cheap investment opportunities emerged. In this article we are going to review three least expensive ways people can invest their money and wait for high returns. Forex Forex is a market where world currencies are … [Read more...] about Investments that Won’t Break Your Bank
Business owners know that part of being in retail involves protecting their inventory from theft. It is not just customers off the street who pose an issue, but employees, contractors, and delivery people. Basically, anyone who has access to your business poses a threat. While security guards are a good measure to deter shoplifting, nothing can replace a CCTV system for keeping … [Read more...] about How business security camera systems prevent theft
Data security is at the heart of the modern digital landscape. In the current environment, the rapid changes of the digital landscape taking place opens the door for new vulnerabilities, which ends up creating a daunting task for companies to keep their data secure. Now that everything is mobile, this introduces far more opportunities for hackers, malicious apps and viruses to … [Read more...] about Current Trends in E-Security