If you’re here you may already be familiar with many of the benefits blockchain can bring to the world. From disrupting banks, ensuring secure authentication, providing immutable traceability and preventing fraud in a trust-less manner, there are numerous ways the blockchain can impact today’s systems employed by companies across the globe. In the beginning, cryptocurrency … Continue reading Two Solutions Blockchain Can Offer Your Business Today
According to Deloitte, over 50% of worldwide organizations see blockchain adoption as their strategic priority, with 86% of executives expecting it to go mainstream, and 77% recognize that not adopting blockchain could cause them to lose their competitive edge. However, blockchain integration into an existing infrastructure is not the same as building your product or … Continue reading Adopting Blockchain Shouldn’t Be Painful for Your Users
Blockchain technology is getting accepted by companies from various industries -- financial, healthcare, legal, education, and even governments -- that have recognized its future and want to actively participate in order to share its benefits. In that sense, organizations of all kinds have started addressing the burning technological challenges of their time and adopting blockchain … Continue reading The Company Challenging Businesses to Get Out of the Digital Stone Age
Neo4j is a graph database developed by Neo4j, Inc. What is a graph database, you ask?A graph database is a database that stores data and its relationships in the structure of nodes and the edges connecting these nodes. Node:A node represents the objects in the graph. As shown in Fig.1, nodes are nothing but data … Continue reading Introduction to Neo4j Database
Remember tokenized securities or securitization with tokens on blockchain? With the entire year in crypto defined by a maelstrom of projects embarking on decentralized finance (DeFi) aspects to their products, it can be easy to forget that previous advancements in blockchain-based technologies have continued to make great headway in terms of adoption and application. Security … Continue reading Tokenized securities on blockchain are here. And they’ve been around for a while.
And here’s why companies are choosing blockchain technology and its various applications. After the long “blockchain winter”, 2019 finally saw the rise of companies interested in adopting blockchain. According to recruitment portal Hired, global demand for blockchain engineers grew 517% in 2019, four times more than for any other types of engineers. Another interesting fact … Continue reading Blockchain mass adoption isn’t a bandwagon, it’s the sailing ship
Image Source Money orders are a reliable, secure, and efficient way to pay for rent or goods and services. They provide an audit trail of payments made for tax or governance purposes. Also, unlike cash, if lost you can register a claim to get reimbursed for your hard-earned cash. A money order is a negotiable … Continue reading 5 Simple Steps to Fill Out a Money Order
No ad budget? Tesla has a $0 advertising budget. Are they crazy? Other companies in the auto industry have billion dollar marketing budgets and consistently pay to advertise their products on billboards, magazines, and television. How can Tesla compete in the auto industry without paying for advertising? And more importantly, how did Tesla drive growth … Continue reading How Tesla Achieved 40x ROI with a $0 Advertising Budget
Airbnb, a company that began as a 3-person start up in 2008, is now a household name. In the last decade, Airbnb has achieved incredible growth, increasing their presence to 191 countries. In August 2017, they reached 4 million listings, a number greater than the number of rooms available in the top 5 major hotel … Continue reading 3 Key Lessons From Airbnb’s Referral Program That Boosted Daily Bookings by 300%
Whether you’re sending money overseas regularly, or just paying a few expenses while traveling, it’s important to find the cheapest way to send money internationally. Exchange and transfer fees can add up quickly. Here are some ways to transfer international remittances and other overseas payments at the lowest possible cost. Image source The SiguePay Mobile … Continue reading Cheapest Ways to Send Money Internationally
According to the Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA), there are more than 2.4 billion brand-related conversations everyday in the United States. Sharing is an innate human trait, and people are always interested in talking about their favorite products/services. Leveraging word-of-mouth is one of the best marketing decisions you can make. Referred customers are more … Continue reading 9 Compelling Referral Marketing Statistics You Need To Know
When you need to send money to a friend, family member, or business contact, a wire transfer is one of the fastest and most reliable ways to do so. Here’s what goes into sending a wire transfer, as well as how long a wire transfer will take. What is a wire transfer? The term “wire … Continue reading How Long Does a Wire Transfer Take?
One of the best things about high school is learning how to drive. As a teen, this often feels like one of the first steps toward adulthood and being more independent. Learning to drive represents a new sense of freedom that comes from being able to provide transportation for oneself. For some, it's also an … Continue reading Teen Drivers: Tips for Keeping Your Friends Safe While Having Fun
There are plenty of great reasons why you might want to place a money order. Maybe you don’t have a bank account. Or maybe you don’t want to risk a check bouncing. Some people like the security of money orders – you know it won’t get lost in the mail. It’s a safe way to … Continue reading 7 Best Places to Get Money Orders Near Me
Eric Martin is the king of referrals. There's a reason why companies seek his participation or his expert advice on referral marketing. If Eric is involved with your referral program, you can bet that it'll be a success. If you're thinking of running a referral program for your business or if you're already running one, … Continue reading How to Win at Referral Marketing: 9 Tips From the King of Referrals Himself
Image Source To say that there are a lot of referral marketing tools out there would be an understatement. From Enterprise solutions to niche-focused tools, utility and prices range vastly based on the size of your business and your use case. These SaaS options allow you to create viral loops and launch all kinds of … Continue reading The Mega List of 50 Referral Software Solutions That Will Grow Your Word-of-Mouth Marketing
Once you've launched your referral program, it is not enough to sit back and wait for referrals to come in. Getting the message out to your users and constantly reminding them that you have a referral program is critical to the success of your campaign. At GrowSurf, this is one of the most common questions … Continue reading 10 Crucial Tips in Promoting Your Referral Program to Success
Affiliate programs and referral programs are powerful customer acquisition strategies that tap into your business' word-of-mouth growth potential. And although affiliate and referral marketing share the same goal of getting referrals through incentives, they target different audiences with different types of rewards. Here's a quick breakdown of the differences: REFERRAL PROGRAMSAFFILIATE PROGRAMSRewardsNon-cash (gift cards, coupons, … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between an Affiliate Program and a Referral Program?
Image Source According to the Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA), there are more than 2.4 billion brand-related conversations everyday in the United States. Sharing is an innate human trait, and people are always interested in talking about their favorite products/services. Leveraging word-of-mouth is one of the best marketing decisions you can make. Referred customers … Continue reading 9 Compelling Referral Marketing Statistics You Need To Know
As children we believed in magic, imagined superpowers and a fantasy where robots would one day follow our commands, undertaking our most meager tasks and even help with our homework at the push of a button! But sadly it always seemed that these beliefs, along with the idea of self-driven aero cars and jetpacks, belonged … Continue reading AI and ML: Are they one and the same?
What You’ll Learn Asking questions will help you get what you need Knowing what to ask and how to ask it will help your lender help you Knowing what to expect from the answers helps, too No one is expected to know every angle of mortgage shopping their first, second, or even third time buying … Continue reading Know what to ask your Mortgage Lender
Mobile devices have emerged as one of the most essential features of modern living. We use them to order food, shop, ride share, and entertain. They play a crucial part in managing our tasks, keeping us informed, and communicating in all kinds of ways. Likewise, mobile development—creating new tools and capacities never before imagined—moves quickly. … Continue reading Latest Mobile App Development Trends
What if I were to tell you there are tools available to increase your sales, that are both inexpensive, and are easy to implement. Is that something you might be interested in? In 2015, there are now more digital marketing opportunities available for growing your business – from the inside of your venue – than … Continue reading 3 Digital Marketing Solutions for Driving Sales
Pets are an important part of many households, but while they are often well-loved and considered members of the family, they also come with concerns that must be addressed for their safety and the safety of anyone who interacts with them. Pet owners must create a safe environment where their dog, cat, or any type … Continue reading Pet Safety Tips & Dog Bites Prevention
So many of my personal friends have been emailing me asking whether to refinance now or wait and see if rates drop even further. Today, I’d like to share my thoughts with you. Let's take a step back. If I called you up and said, “Hey, I have $30,000 here for you. Should I call … Continue reading To refi now or not? That should not be the question.
A new joint report compiled by Compass and Better.com reveals that over the last year, women are increasingly leaning into homeownership. Just in time for International Women’s Day, here are five tips from Compass agents and Better.com’s Head of Sales, Sarah Pierce, to consider if you’re thinking of becoming a homeown(h)er. 1. Build the right … Continue reading 5 Insider Tips for Tomorrow’s Female Homebuyers
You did it! You got pre-approved to buy a house, but that piece of paper doesn't mean you'll be approved to buy any home. The property itself can impact what you can afford. So before you fall in love with that 2 bed/2 baths, keep these things in mind. 1. Property usage Primary residence, second … Continue reading How your property affects how much you can afford
Most homebuyers consider dozens of houses before finding the perfect one, but that’s not the case when it comes to picking a real estate agent. Seven out of every ten homebuyers don’t interview their agent before deciding to work with them.1 That’s pretty scary considering not all agents are created are equal -- as the … Continue reading How to Pick a Real Estate Agent
Hello, Today's post is about solving a new interesting problem using python. We'll be using Python 3 in this series of challenges. Problem Statement: Given a list of numbers and a number k, return whether any two numbers from the list add up to k. Bonus: Can you do this in one pass? Example 1: Input: List … Continue reading Python Daily Challenge
Culture affects every aspect of your company, from the public’s perception of your brand to your employees’ job satisfaction to your bottom line. Because there’s so much at stake, it’s important that your corporate culture is adaptable and open to improvement – which starts with being able to articulate just what kind of culture your … Continue reading 5 Types of Corporate Culture: Which One Is Your Company?
As part of the underwriting team at Better Mortgage, I know firsthand that there are a whole lot of numbers involved in getting a mortgage. That's because it's our team’s job to review and evaluate people's loan applications. The mortgage process can be confusing, but it’s especially daunting for self-employed borrowers. In an industry where … Continue reading Self-employed? Here’s how to get a mortgage
Join Jake Sandler in a discussion about how toxic partisanship disrupts the U.S. healthcare system. We define toxic partisanship as valuing political revenge over the well-being of people and valuing your political loyalties over the well-being of all. Once our country recovers from the COVID-19 crisis, we hope to see vast improvements to our healthcare … Continue reading Toxic Partisanship Disrupts Our Healthcare System
Get noticed with the right digital signage content creation tools Digital signage content can help you get your message out, but it only has an impact on your business and team if it’s relevant and compelling. Luckily, turning your content strategy into memorable visuals that get noticed doesn’t have to cost a lot or take … Continue reading 27 Digital Signage Content Creation Tools
We Need A Post-Partisan World Now More Than Ever At ChangeRoots, we stand for a post-partisan world rooted in love. A world where leaders prioritize our well-being over their political loyalty. COVID-19 presents us with an opportunity to step closer into that world. It has exposed the vulnerability of our health, food, and economic systems. … Continue reading Life in the Stimulation
TL; DR: Congress passes relief bill By now, you’ve heard about the coronavirus (COVID-19) that is spreading across the globe. As of March 18, 2020, all 50 states are reporting cases of the virus. The total count in the US has reached 5,881 confirmed cases and 107 deaths (source NYTimes). With city-wide shutdowns, people are … Continue reading Congress Picks Up the Bill
Problem Statement Given an array of unsorted numbers, find all unique triplets in it that add up to zero. Example 1: Input: [-3, 0, 1, 2, –1, 1, –2] Output: [-3, 1, 2], [-2, 0, 2], [-2, 1, 1], [-1, 0, 1] Explanation: There are four unique triplets whose sum is equal to zero. … Continue reading Unique Triplets Problem Situation
Using one medium for your advertising and marketing purposes isn't wise. You should track your results and be diversified when it comes to your marketing. This is the biggest reason why mediums like billboard advertising have become so common. These mediums provide readily verifiable data on the quantity of traffic your ad has received. Like … Continue reading How Much Does A Billboard Cost?
Looking to save money on your prescriptions at your local Rx pharmacy? With prices constantly rising and insurance coverage seemingly getting worse and more expensive by the day, the better question might be, who isn’t? Whether you’ve just been prescribed a new medication and you’re not sure of the costs or you depend on an … Continue reading Rx Pharmacy: How to Find Health Savings for Prescriptions
Racist comments are damaging, so is othering the one who said it I want to acknowledge that I am writing this from a place of privilege. I am a straight-white-man. That said, My father is Jewish and I’ve experienced limited discrimination from being subjected to anti-semitic comments and beliefs. By othering, I mean … Continue reading Racism, Retaliation and Othering
Simply put, bipartisanship is working with the other party to get something done. It's opposite, partisanship is working only to get done what your party wants, at the expense of the other party. Zero-Sum Partisans Partisans believe the world is zero-sum, meaning they believe there is a fixed amount of prosperity to go around and … Continue reading What is Bipartisanship, Really?
Problem Statement:- Given an N-Ary tree, how to find it’s depth and traceroute to a destination from a source node of the tree. Consider the below N-Ary tree. In this example, we have used JSON object which contains all the hierarchical representations of an N-Ary tree and thus the traversing algorithm and route tracing algorithms … Continue reading DEPTH OF AN N-ARY TREE AND FINDING ROUTE TO A NODE IN AN N-ARY TREE
Things are f — ed up Toxic partisans have contempt for those in the other party, insult them, won’t listen to ideas outside their party, refuse to compromise and put their own interests over the country. We estimate three-quarters of elected officials are toxic partisans while only one-third of regular people display these characteristics. Toxic partisanship leads … Continue reading The Time Has Come To Take Toxic Partisanship Head On
Deemed as one of the biggest potential technological revolutions of recent history, quantum computing also poses security risks for the cryptocurrency space. Quantum-computing is able to harness quantum mechanics to reach data processing levels otherwise impossible with traditional computing. In 2015, Google announced that its quantum prototype was 100 million times faster than any other computer in … Continue reading Quantum Money and Bitcoin
The science of performance reviews has dramatically improved in the last few years. The best companies have moved from ineffective annual reviews to frequent check-ins where employees receive direct feedback against specific goals and company values. In the new model, employees knows when they’re succeeding or failing. Good performers get promoted early and often, poor … Continue reading A Political Performance Review
In the context of data security, modern digital businesses realize the dangers that come with using sensitive information in its raw form. Figuring out a way to collect and use the original data without putting it at risk remains a challenge, and organizations must channel a lot of their resources into IT security that protects … Continue reading Tokenization vs. Encryption vs. Aliasing – How to Truly Minimize Compliance Risk
Investors across the globe have invested nearly $57 BILLION into cryptocurrencies Among the 100 cryptocurrencies that make up this total market capitalization, Bitcoin, the most popular of these alternative currencies, makes up roughly 50% of this entire volume (over $28 billion). Bitcoin’s market cap is so large that if it were a country, it would … Continue reading Cryptocurrencies: A Pipe Dream Investment
In today’s digital age, we live in two worlds: the physical world and the virtual world. The virtual world cannot exist without the physical world (power outages will attest to this). But we cannot exist in today’s physical world without the virtual world (digital technology has embedded itself into every aspect of life from personal to social to commercial, … Continue reading Why We Need Gold and Bitcoin
Deep thinkers are more likely to be blind partisans There was a study done to determine which type of people are most likely to blindly follow whatever the leaders of their political party tell them. To start out they measured two things in each of the participants; how tribal you were, meaning how much you … Continue reading 4 Things You Need to Know About Partisanship and Voting Behavior
2017 marks that year in which cryptocurrencies finally penetrated mainstream consciousness. A victory lap for the cypherpunk culture that pioneered its foundational technologies and underlying philosophy over twenty years ago? Sort of, but not quite. A schism took place in the perception of the technology itself, widening the gap between two of its primary attributes: … Continue reading The Commodity/Cryptocurrency Evolution is Upon Us
The potential of the distributed ledger technology (DLT) — an umbrella term of which blockchain is the most popular kind — is enormous. Businesses can use blockchain to secure data, handle supply management, fight copyfraud, automate processes, and so on. Blockchain may have a major impact on businesses thanks to its unique capabilities to enable … Continue reading 6 Blockchain Business Use Cases You Should Know About
With a predicted doom-and-gloom success rate for startups, it’s logical that entrepreneurs treat what they do as serious business. The downside is that it can easily detract from taking themselves seriously: their health, personal life, and emotional well-being. Ironically, entrepreneurs often do an excellent job in asking for the help they need to get their … Continue reading Don’t Let Burning Both Ends of the Entrepreneurial Candle Burn You Out
Millennials born between 1981 and 1996 largely swear by technology and want everything to happen digitally. They are an impatient lot who desire to have everything at their fingertips — right from news to booking vacations. They seek intuitive user interfaces, multi-functional and savvy-looking apps. On the other hand, Generation Z (people born between 1997 … Continue reading Millennials and Generation Z Will Dominate the Blockchain Market
Let us explain all the terms you need to understand. Getting into the cryptocurrency world means that you need to understand the industry background and some of the basic technical terms and concepts. So, before you get whisked away by this interesting and thrilling space, pin down the "need-to-knows" and jargon. This is recommended, especially … Continue reading Just starting out in Crypto and confused about all the crypto wallet jargon?
According to Deloitte, over 50% of worldwide organizations see blockchain adoption as their strategic priority, with 86% of executives expecting it to go mainstream, and 77% recognize that not adopting blockchain could cause them to lose their competitive edge. However, blockchain integration into an existing infrastructure is not the same as building your product or service … Continue reading Adopting Blockchain Shouldn’t Be Painful for Your Users