Looking to Create a Digital Business Card? Apps To Get You Started

There have been a number of attempts to move from physical to digital business cards over the last decade, but with the current ubiquity of smartphones, the transition might finally happen. Unlike previously, when a digital business card was just a reformatted version of your email signature, there are now a number of apps allowing you to create, or even automatically create, digital business cards, digitize physical cards and effortlessly connect with others and share your business card just as easily as handing over a physical card. Here is a…

Key Factors in the Design Process

When designing a product, there are some fundamental principles that apply, whether you’re designing a new toy or a website. Different people will approach design in different ways depending on their strengths but as long as the general principles are covered, a great design ban be born, no matter the speciality. Here are some things to consider when designing something: Simplicity is OK Don’t overthink or overcomplicate things, you only need a simple connection between design and function. The focus should be on excellent user-friendly design that’s easy and inviting…

Top 5 Key Factors for Success with a Mainframe Project

Mainframe projects are able to significantly grow your finances and deliver lucrative returns on investment.  They can drive a business to success, but they often require substantial investment. The level of risk you take with mainframe investment, and payback period, can be significantly reduced if you follow these top five tips. 1) Risk Benefit Analysis Carry out a thorough risk benefit analysis before you begin. It might seem like a large undertaking, but any good terminal emulation solution provider will do most of the leg work for you. A good provider will…

The Most In-Demand Jobs in Education

Although jobs for teachers are constantly in high demand, some areas are more short-staffed than others. There’s a lot of competition out there, so if you want to be sure to put yourself at the front of the pack you might want to train for the following areas. Preschool Teacher Do you love working with small children? Then you might want to launch your career as a preschool teacher. In the United States alone, there is a 26% projected increase in demand for preschool teachers by 2016. This is due to a…

A Look at UPS for Buildings

Uninterruptible power supplies (UPSs) are usually something that we think of in terms of protecting computers, but they can be employed on a much larger scale too, to protect whole buildings in fact. Why Protect? Why might you want to do this? It’s essential in protecting things like medical facilities and emergency services – you wouldn’t want the lights to go out while you were on the operating table for example. UPS protection is also commonplace for data centres and other facilities essential to businesses, such as trading floors or…

Tips for finding a great tenant for your rental property

Like its neighbour, the United Kingdom, Ireland is in the midst of a housing crisis, with there simply being too few affordable homes for those who need them. The private rental sector is increasingly picking up the slack. There is, in fact, a rather loud debate on whether the government is placing too much faith in the private sector’s ability to provide a solution to the housing shortage. See, for example, this article, which sets out the issues: http://www.thejournal.ie/private-rental-sector-over-reliant-government-hap-3492515-Jul2017/. These issues aside, however, landlords are providing much-needed homes, and it’s…

The Top Reasons why People Sell RV for Cash

To buy or to not? Am I making the right choice? Such questions often leave prospective buyers in two minds, when it comes to choosing between a used and a brand new RV with their hard-earned cash. A large chunk of prospective buyers turn away from the deal thinking they would be passed a junk of a vehicle in the name of a ‘well-maintained lightly-used motor home’. After all why must an owner want to dispose off a vehicle if it is functioning perfectly! Well, it’s not always about getting rid of…

Do Not Hesitate – Take the First Step to Your Happiness

Modern life is constantly changing and now it is quite different compared to the life in recent past. Progress leads us to a brighter future by leaps and bounds, and nowadays people do not believe in meeting their soul mate in bustling streets. With today’s smartphones, tablets and laptops they would rather believe in online dating. Choosing your “true one” on a site is not an easy sledding, however simple strategies can help you reach the goal. First, all richness of your vocabulary and smart answers can do a good job for…

Things to do this Summer in Bath

As we quickly approach the impending six weeks school summer holidays, you’ll be wanting to gather some ideas of how to occupy your brood during those long weeks. The good news for those living in Bath is that there’s a whole host of activities and places to see and here are just some of them: 1 Royal Crescent If your kids love history then they’ll love visiting this Georgian town house which tells the story of life during the 1700s for both the wealthy visitors taking the waters and the…

Things to consider when buying a new boiler

Buying a new boiler is a big deal as it’s an expensive purchase for your home.  This is why it’s crucial to get the best boiler for your needs, at the right price. A new boiler installation can potentially cost anywhere between £3000 and £5000 so do your homework before making any commitments. Here are some things to consider when looking to buy a boiler: Efficiency Gas central heating means that your boiler will be responsible for approximately 60% of your home’s CO2 emissions. If you want to reduce your…