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Vincent Stokes

Vincent Stokes
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is an outdoor enthusiast and an experienced world traveler. He also writes writes for the National Parks and works to promote pride in homegrown travel destinations. You can also connect with Vincent on G+ or twitter (@TravelingGlobal).
You might have dedicated a lot of time to creating the perfect website for your business. However, your website is not going to do your company a lot of good if no one visits it. Right now, you could be wondering how some websites get so much traffic when...
Learning fundamental tech can be a life-changing skill in today's tech-driven era. Wherever you go, there's a piece of technology that's affecting life, from engineered crop yields to efficient transportation systems to mobile apps that you use to check the weather. But unlike other skills that you learn and...
There are many people who want to start a small business in 2018. Starting a business requires a lot of hard work and dedication. However, it is one of the best ways that you can take control of your life for the future. Not only will you have more...
In today's current marketplace and with the growing use of the Internet, landing that next big client requires a lot of time and preparation considering the large amount of competition that business owners now face. That means being considered for a new project requires newcomers to bring their "A"...
The intelligent digital transformation is increasingly becoming the foundation n what the future of digital companies and their ecosystems will be built. The technology and enterprise architecture of any firm will determine the competitive edge of the 21st-century retail organization. Retail chain and store owners and managers should evaluate...
A fantastic resume can do a great deal towards making someone look attractive to a potential employer. Multifaceted experience in both work and education both play a major factor in standing apart from a crowd of other applicants. A great resume and even better experience won't do much for...
As a shopper, most people like to make informed decisions about the products, going online to do research and understand just what attributes and features appeal to them the most so that they will buy the right product. If you flip that around, what you may notice is that...
Every year, over 170 billion mobile applications are downloaded for small, medium and big enterprises. Entrepreneurs are developing mobile applications that will assist their customers land and navigate smoothly on their websites. Today, consumer habits are driving the mobile applications technology to a new level. Even when competition is...
Customer retention is major. It's something that you have to work on all the time to prevent a massive loss of people who make your business thrive. The following are five of the best customer service retention secrets that can get you through any rough patch that you can...
The number of careers now requiring degrees continues to grow every year. While some employees may still receive on-the-job training, most employees prefer hiring individuals with degrees. Unfortunately, many people feel they can’t afford to quit their jobs to go back to school. The good news is that online...
Expert opinion from tech-giant magazine Wired.com  says that digital marketing is crucial in adapting to modern ways of doing business. There's still a lot to be done in how to improve the ethical considerations of digital business, but while that's happening, there's still a lot of real benefits we...
Big Data is simply a vast amount of data that experts can analyze to find trends, patterns and other insights. For medical practices of any size, this concept has a range of applications and benefits. Even small practices generate a massive amount of data, however; a handful of data...
No one will debate the impact that Hurricane Harvey has had on Texans. The wrath of Harvey swept through many Texas counties, destroying cell phone towers and leaving many people without phone service and internet. In fact, many cell phone towers were still down the Monday after the hurricane...
When buying an electric auto, you can be sure that fuel costs won't bother you anymore. But, have you considered the fact that you may be letting another unexpected expense in? High auto insurance rates will slowly creep in. High value and repair costs are to be blamed for...
For a long time it seemed hackers didn’t care about small businesses. They liked to make a splash by penetrating the defenses of major corporations and going after the deep pockets of the fat cats. Anonymity and the absence of the lure of major financial resources kept employers of...
Companies are starting to apply the Airbnb Business Model to the rental of cars and other types of transportation. Companies such as Uber are putting pressure on the rental car industry and companies that use the Airbnb model are not helping the industry, either. How It Works A typical rental car...
Business today has evolved to facilitate multiple ideas originating from changes in related socio-economic fields. Technological development has changed how organizations operate by availing resources that simplify some critical functions in business. Big data is among the best facilitations that technology provides to businesses. The ability to access multiple...
One of the most interesting things about technology is its ability to keep evolving constantly. Let's take a look at big data, for instance, and how it has exploded to become a one-stop solution for actionable insights in all types of businesses. We have seen big data technology evolve...
In a fast paced world, advantages in the marketplace are often measured in the space of a quarter or two, making the job of today's executive one of the most challenging positions possible.  Not only do they need to stay on top of the market, but they also have...
Smartphones, telematics, advanced analytics, the Internet of Things (IoT), and cloud computing are just some of the many breakthrough innovations set to bring forth massive transformations within the insurance industry. Besides enabling the development of new business models, products, and services within the industry, these technologies are also providing...
Moving even short distances is an inherently disruptive and challenging process. Moving halfway across the world to an unfamiliar place with a distinct culture is doubly daunting. It is often said, correctly, that the United States is a nation of immigrants. The early colonists, beginning with the Pilgrims who founded...
Middle Eastern architecture has grown tremendously over the years. The style was once known for a traditional look that was restricted to vertical and horizontal beams, but it has today developed into a truly creative style. Roof Lanterns Roof lanterns were common in previous centuries as the pinnacles of buildings. They...
With over 159-million pieces of data being compromised since the year 2015, it's easy to see why the cost of data security is on the rise. In fact, the US government has dedicated over one-hundred billion dollars of its budget to target, maintain and thwart off security breaches in...
There have been a lot of technological developments that have transformed the business world. Just imagine, for example, how much smartphones have changed how people buy products or find businesses. However, another big development that you may have not considered as much is the effect of big data on...
Vehicles of all types are an integral part of the business world. Vehicle technology is constantly advancing. Soon, autonomous vehicles will be an integral part of the business world. Self-driving vehicles will change the types of workers a company will need for its operation, the transportation its finished products,...
New Zealand has a temperate climate not dissimilar to that of the British Isles, but with one large difference. It is south of the equator, so the seasons are basically reversed. December through February, for example, is New Zealand’s summer. Fall takes place during March through May, while winter...
All the experts agree that you need regular exercise if you are going to be healthy. Some people think that there simply isn’t time to exercise daily, but you can always get in plenty of activity if you are smart about it. You don’t have to go to the...
Since the advent of autonomous vehicles, numerous companies (manufacturers and tech) have come up to invest in driverless cars. Since most of the states have approved the driving, and testing of autonomous vehicles on their roads, multiple investors have emerged. Each state would like to be in the lead in...
International business travel presents exciting opportunities, not just professionally, but personally as well, so you must get the most out of it. Asia is a common destination for many corporations given the significance of the region in the global economy. Business travelers to countries such as Korea, Japan, and...
There are quite a few ways that your renters can pay you, but they’re not all created equal. Some will be instantaneous, while others will need to be sent a few days in advance. Some keep you safe from stolen rent, while others provide little protection. To find a...