Renewable Energy in the Tech Industry: Why it’s a Smart Business Decision

by Digital Bloggers Business, Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Finance, News and Society, Reference and Education
In the weeks leading up to Earth Day, Apple announced that all of its facilities across the globe are now powered by 100% renewable energy. This commitment spans across the entirety of its operations, from its US-based retail stores to the manufacturing relationships it has overseas. Investing in a Worthwhile Cause Apple's firm stance on environmental protection is causing a ripple effect. More than 20 of Apple’s suppliers have made a commitment to follow in the same eco friendly footprint. Apple claimed ...
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How GDPR is Rocking the Tech Industry

by Digital Bloggers Business, Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Finance, News and Society, Communications, Reference and Education
Tech companies were recently given an ultimatum: to embrace Europe’s new, rigorous privacy laws or pay a price that could be well over six figures. These new laws, officially known as General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), will be rolled out on May 25th. A Push to Protect Citizens in the EU In a nutshell, GDPR is a collection of laws specifically focused on data protection for EU citizens. Though it is a product of European legislation, American companies who sell products or ...
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Smart Driving Cars: A Luxury or a Necessity?

by Digital Bloggers Computers and Technology, Home and Family, Reference and Education
Recent advances in self-driving cars have proven that we’re not far from a hands-free driving experience. In fact, several models are already being tested in pilot programs across the country. The arrival of autonomous vehicles has gotten two very different reactions from drivers: some see it as a godsend and others a nightmare. There is also a group of people who fall in the grey area of these two extremes. Those that aren’t necessarily concerned about the ethics of the ...
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5 Effective Ways to Spring Clean Your Small Business

by Digital Bloggers Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Reference and Education
Making smart business decisions can be a struggle when you’re working with a cluttered brain. We are habit-forming creatures, and there’s always a tendency for us to develop tunnel vision when we lose ourselves in our work. As such, there comes a time when you have to take a step back, re-gather your thoughts, and examine closely what you’ve been doing wrong. Maybe make some necessary changes that will steer you back in the right direction. The last part is easier ...
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When You Feel Like Giving up on a Project

by Digital Bloggers Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement, Reference and Education
This is it. I’m really going to do it. I’m going to <insert big plan here>.All those who have said something similar but ended up falling short of the goal, raise your right hand.Thought so. You tell yourself: “I’m going to write 4,000 words a day for this ebook I’ve been planning to finish for years.” After several days of doing just that, your word count starts to dwindle day by day. Time slips by you like a thief and before ...
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Getting Started With Video: What Camera Should I Get?

by Digital Bloggers Computers and Technology, Reference and Education, Shopping and Product Reviews, Writing and Speaking
One of the biggest questions when starting out with video is, "What camera should I get?" Afterall, if you're a video novice, you might not necessarily know which camera is right for your unique needs.  Join Digital Bloggers official vlogger, David Holborow as he outlines the pros and cons of several different options to get you started.  Did you like this article? Is there something you’d like us to write about? Let us know in the comments! Please also be sure to like and share ...
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Debunking AI Myths and Misconceptions

by Digital Bloggers Computers and Technology, Communications, Reference and Education
There is a lot of debate going on about how Artificial Intelligence (AI) will shape our future, for better or for worse. There are a lot of known benefits to AI, like better healthcare, a more efficient workflow, and broadly reducing the chance for human error in any industry. While these benefits have become tangible in our daily lives, there is still a lot of grey area around the application of AI and how it will impact our future. Will AI ...
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Are You A Technophobe?

by Digital Bloggers Computers and Technology, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement, Communications, Reference and Education
How to Overcome the Fear of New Technology Technology has crept into just about every aspect of our lives: our personal affairs, relationships, jobs, even our health. As a highly digitized society, most of us embrace this change and wait on edge for the next best product to be released. For some people, technology is advancing at an alarming rate. We are taking too much in at once without stopping to catch our breath. This information surplus can be so overwhelming that ...
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The Benefits of Travel - Mind, Body, & Business

by Digital Bloggers Travel and Leisure, Health and Fitness, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Home and Family, Reference and Education
Are you feeling some wanderlust lately? That’s a good thing, and not only because traveling is fun.Traveling is wonderful in so many ways. In fact, it offers a ton of benefits to our well-being, including spiritual, mental, emotional, physical, and professional -- just to name a few.Sounds too good to be true? Here are several reasons why it’s about time you finally take that vacation you’ve been postponing for way too long. Traveling is good for the soul Most dedicated travelers will ...
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How to Build Your Brand On Facebook in 2018

by Digital Bloggers Business, Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Communications, Reference and Education
These days nearly everyone has a Facebook account. And if Facebook’s Q3 2017 financial results are any indication, it’s looking like Mark Zuckerberg’s multi-billion dollar corporation is here to stay for a very long time. In fact, Facebook ended the third quarter of 2017 with 2.072 billion monthly users (up 3.3% from the previous year) and 1.368 billion daily users (up 15.9%). What these numbers tell us is that Facebook still remains as the most robust social media platform for building ...
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Finding the Value in your Journey and Life Experiences

by Digital Bloggers Self Improvement, Home and Family, Reference and Education
What is the meaning of life? That is one big question humanity has been asking since time immemorial. It’s a difficult question. For one, life is manifold and complex. As the cliche goes, life is what you make of it. There’s also the fair argument that meaning by and of itself is a social construct, therefore making the question sound irrelevant and pointless. Before we can arrive at a satisfactory answer, maybe it’s a good idea if we change the question a bit. What ...
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3 Ways to Increase Your Brand’s Presence On Twitter in 2018

by Digital Bloggers Business, Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Communications, Reference and Education
Gone are the days when Twitter was by default considered the second best social media site behind Facebook. For the last couple of years, the popular microblogging platform has been often maligned by internet users, mostly bolstered by comparisons to Mark Zuckerberg’s multi-billion dollar company. But don’t let public perception fool you into thinking that Twitter is out for the count. Quite the contrary, in fact. According to Twitter’s financial Q3 2017 results, the social media site now has 330 million monthly ...
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5 Characteristics Shared by Successful Entrepreneurs

by Digital Bloggers Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Communications, Reference and Education
Launching a startup business is rife with challenges, and if you want to succeed as an entrepreneur, you need to be made of sterner stuff. Granted, entrepreneurs, even the most successful ones, are only human. They’re far from perfect and they make mistakes just like everybody else. However, that didn’t stop them from achieving their goals and reaching their full potential. While each entrepreneur is unique, the most successful ones do share common traits that catapulted them into financial independence. Here are the ...
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Need To Know Instagram STATS For 2018: With Infographic

by Digital Bloggers Business, Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Communications, Reference and Education
As a social networking platform, Instagram has been enjoying great strides and growth in the last couple of years. In fact, the popular photo-sharing app is currently the fastest growing social media site, having jumped to 800 million active users from 600 million in a span of 12 months. Instagram’s growth can be largely attributed to its rising engagement rates, as the amount of photo uploads and likes per day has seen steady growth year after year. Of course, we have ...
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AI Personal Assistants: Where Do We Go Next?

by Digital Bloggers Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Communications, Home and Family, Reference and Education
Personal assistants – also known as virtual or smart assistants - have come a long way in the past seven years. Artificial intelligence (AI) is not as exclusive as it was in 2011 when Apple first integrated Siri into the iPhone. Thanks to time and e-commerce competition, personal assistants like Alexa and Google Home are now available to the mass consumer market. While everyone else was focused on automation and self-driving cars, companies like Amazon were on the verge of a ...
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How Your Anxieties Could Be Killing Your Business

by Digital Bloggers Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement, Reference and Education
Our minds have a tendency to play tricks on us when business goes bad, so much so that it may make us feel like the universe is conspiring against us. Without much-needed intervention, the persisting notion that everybody’s out to get you may lead you to make one bad decision after another. It’s a vicious cycle that needs to stop.Our irrational thoughts are a byproduct of our anxieties. Ironically enough, these cognitive biases are fueled by our instinct for self-preservation. ...
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3 Tricks to Reprogram Your Thought Patterns

by Digital Bloggers Self Improvement, Communications, Reference and Education
Your brain is not your friend, or at least not the kind of friend you think she/he/it is. You tell it to focus on one particular task -- like writing a 700-word article like this one -- and before you know it you’ve gone too deep down the rabbit hole of social media, scrolling through cat memes and oversharing posts you’re likely to delete the next morning. You begin to tell yourself, “I’m a hopeless procrastinator, and I will never get things ...
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Artificial Intelligence: Shaping the Future of Healthcare

by Digital Bloggers Computers and Technology, Health and Fitness, Communications, Reference and Education
The idea that artificial intelligence (AI) will dominate the foreseeable future has stirred up mixed emotions. It is hard to believe that a machine is capable of empathy and that it can respond with the same level of compassion as a human.   Some situations will always require a human touch, particularly when it comes to healthcare. However, the presence of AI can significantly improve the way in which our care is handled. Instead of assuming that AI will become a substitute ...
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5 Tips For Boosting Engagement On Instagram - With Infographic

by Digital Bloggers Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Communications, Reference and Education
So your business or brand is up on the Gram and you’re posting pictures. Great start, right? But that initial elation fades into despondency when you realize you’re getting about two likes per pic. Your business just isn’t gaining the online traction you hoped and now you’re wondering if Instagram can ever work for your brand. It’s important to know that social media success isn’t as simple as picking a filter, posting and hoping for the best. There’s a lot more ...
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Amazon Echo Versus Google Home: What is the Real Difference?

by Digital Bloggers Computers and Technology, Internet and Businesses Online, Home Improvement, Communications, Home and Family, Reference and Education, Shopping and Product Reviews
Smart assistants will continue to be one of the biggest digital trends in 2018. Right now, corporate giants, Amazon and Google are in a head-on competition to win over consumers with their own versions.The Echo, also known as Alexa, was released by Amazon in late 2014 and continues to thrive in the tech industry. Millions of Echo devices were sold in the 2017 holiday season alone, and this number is projected to double over the course of this year.  Google ...
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