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Smartphones: The Future Of Our Web

Contributed Post It is common knowledge that smartphones have pretty much replaced, or are in the process of replacing, the gadgets which we used to rely on. Things like alarm clocks, digital cameras, calculators and calendars now seem like they are on the brink of extinction. Think about it, when was the last time you used one of these without touching or thinking of your smartphone? Okay, alarm clocks still might be pretty useful if your phone loses battery overnight but the majority of people just set an alarm on their smartphones and plug the phone in. As well as being really useful to update our social media, chat through messaging apps, play games, and – obviously – make phone calls, it is now really…
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The Business Balance: How To Keep Employees And Stay Profitable

Contributed Post Image Source: PixaBay It is often said that a happy workplace is a productive workplace. There is a lot of truth to this, of course. It’s always going to be hard to motivate workers who are feeling miserable and uninspired. But walk through a range of offices up and down the land, and it can seem like that saying has been forgotten. We’re spending more time in the workplace and job satisfaction is not trending upwards. A lot of businesses seem to take account of this by expecting a high turnover of staff and getting what they can from employees for as long as they’re there. But can this really be the best way of doing things? It seems unlikely. At the same…
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Tips For Keeping Your Houseplants Healthy

Contributed Post Image Source Houseplants are a beautiful way of bringing a bit of nature to our modern tech-heavy homes. They also help supply oxygen to our homes, as well as purifying the air, fighting off diseases and even helping us to work more efficiently by increasing memory retention. Of course, just like garden plants, they need to be looked after. Here are some tips to help keep your houseplants healthy. Light The amount of light needed varies from plant to plant. Flowering plants generally need the most. Other plants can get away with a more indirect light and can scorch if exposed to too much direct sun, some examples of this being succulents and carnivorous plants. You can generally tell from lack of colour…
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How To Improve Your Business’s Google Rankings

Contributed Post Image Source Your business has a website – but people aren’t visiting it. This could be for a number of reasons, the most likely being that people can’t find you on search engines unless they scroll through 58 pages.  No-one wants to be on the 58th page of Google. But how do you get yourself to the top? Well, a lot of it has to do with online presence. Here are a few methods that may help to boost your website up the rankings. Don’t spam keywords! There was a time when all you had to do to get your website higher on search engines was to spam your site with keywords. However, most search engines have since adapted their algorithm in order…
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Crisis Situation! How To Handle These Common Emergencies

Contributed Post Image Source Everyone’s had those moments where everything seems to be completely normal and then bang! Suddenly a crisis appears out of nowhere. Would you be able to handle it? It’s safe to say that the vast majority of people wouldn’t know how to handle an emergency situation if they were suddenly in the middle of it. And that can make you feel pretty much useless. People want to help, that’s just a natural urge that we all have, and the best way to be able to hand a crisis is to be prepared. To help you avoid being caught off guard, here is a guide to handling some common emergency situations. Someone collapses If someone collapses, then the very first thing to…
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