10 Principles of Good Design for Websites

Whether you’re examining the world of fashion, home decor, architecture, or appliances, there is a distinction between “good” design and “bad” design. Even if you may not particularly like the item in question, you can usually tell whether a sofa, coat, blender, or website is designed well. Companies strive for that perfect combination of function […]

Going for Gold: 5 Tips for Olympic Business Success

You’ve been waiting your whole life for this moment. The atmosphere is electric with both tension and anticipation. This is your chance to finally prove your worth as a competitor, to shut down all the naysayers who said you couldn’t get this far, to achieve the dream you’ve been working for. You’re going for gold. […]

13 Grammar Mistakes that Make You Look Dumb

Imagine for a minute that you’re scrolling through your e-mail inbox, and you come across a message from an old pal. You’re curious about the subject of the message, and eager to rekindle the relationship, because you’ve heard through the grapevine that this college buddy of yours has started a business that would greatly benefit […]

Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Business

2014 is nearly upon us, which leads many people to begin the (often useless) task of making New Year’s resolutions. There are the old standbys (“lose weight,” “stop smoking”) as well as more personalized ones (“learn how to sew,” “save $4,000”), but most people don’t think to make New Year’s resolutions for their businesses. We’ve […]

6 Gifts For Your Business This Christmas

Ahh, Christmas! You either love it, or you hate it. On the one hand, you’ve got twinkling lights, delicious dinners with friends and family, joyous parties, and an overall feeling of warmth and merriment as the old year winds to a close. On the other hand, you’ve got frantic shopping trips, an empty wallet, tighter […]