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Pay-for-Pounds Contests Prompting Workplace Weight Loss

Four Key Marketing Strategies Helping Business Groups of all Sizes ‘"Diet for Dollars" to Boost Bottom Lines as Innovative Workplace Wellness Approach

While the modern-day workplace is rife with technology and other advancements that have made it more efficient, productive and profitable from a business standpoint, it seems much of that progress is having an adverse effect on the collective waistline—and well-being in general—of America’s workforce.

Four ideas that can boost employee productivity

When it comes to boosting employee productivity, it is not uncommon for companies to implement once-every-season tactic of distributing bonuses and other perks. However, as time goes on, employee priorities tend to shift from monetary gain to flexible working hours and more. Employee productivity, therefore, should be a company’s priority all year round. After all, a company is only as good as its employees.

3 Ways to Give Your Social Media Marketing an Extreme Makeover

You’ve probably heard people talking about how awesome social media marketing is, and how they’ve used it to do everything from grow their brand, to spike their traffic and bring in the conversions. All of that sounds nice, but what happens when you’re trying to find success in this field, and you’re coming up short?

Big Data? Hadoop might be your thing Andrea Bell Thu, 06/16/2016 - 07:13

Software as a Service (SaaS) can turn out to be the Sales and Marketing’s biggest demon if the business plan is a faulty one. The SaaS model itself has little to take blame. SaaS was to be shared with entities that could construct the ideal enterprise level solution and provide its constant support during the implementation. It doesn't always work out that way, but some solutions work better than others.  

Infographic: What Should Your "About Me" Page Include? Andrew Wise Thu, 04/21/2016 - 06:32

You probably haven’t thought about your About Me page in years. At least, if you’re anything like me.

But you’re doing this at your own peril. Statistically speaking, your About Me page is one of the top 10 most visited pages on your site.

That’s why I want to share with you the tips to make yours become a productive power page.

Off Topic: Smart Water Sprinklers more affordable with Blossom 8 Bryan Ruby Wed, 03/23/2016 - 06:33

Just in time for Spring. A review of the Blossom 8 Smart Watering Controller.

Bryan Ruby Says Goodbye To CMS Report Bryan Ruby Tue, 02/23/2016 - 12:30

Over the years, I've told people that CMS Report is a side business. While I would never become rich from this blog, I've been lucky enough to have been able to put a little extra cash in my wallet from this website's ad revenue. In truth, what has actually sustained CMS Report is not money but my passion for information systems. I absolutely love this magical process where people, hardware, software, and infrastructure come together to improve the business or organization.

Umbraco 7.4 focused on the User Experience Bryan Ruby Mon, 02/15/2016 - 09:07

Niels Hartvig recently posted that Umbraco 7.4 has been released. With much focus on improving the user experience, this new version of Umbraco is being subtitled as the "Content type editor update".

Features and improvements highlighted in this update includes:

6 Keys to Improving Your Video Optimization for Mobile Guest Author Tue, 02/09/2016 - 15:14

The ubiquitous spread of mobile devices has reached a fever pitch, and, yet, it still shows no signs of slowing down. Over 6 billion smartphones are projected to be in use by 2020, which means your website — and anything related to your online presence — better perform amazingly on a mobile device. Text, graphics, calls to action, video — it all needs to make sense and load quickly across a variety of smaller screens and operating systems, or you stand to lose out on traffic and dollars.

The Costs of Content and Why You Should Pay Up Guest Author Mon, 02/08/2016 - 06:11

Content marketing remains essential to a business’s success. Nearly every Internet-savvy business owner is well-aware of the necessity of producing content to gain visibility and grow brand awareness. However, as content floods all corners of the Web, businesses are beginning to see that not just any content will satisfy their hungry audiences ― only fresh, exciting, high-quality content will do. Unfortunately, high-quality content comes at a cost.

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