Eric Swotinsky is a writer and editor with over 5 years of freelancing experience and an M.A in Linguistics. He covers topics including (but not limited to) marketing, technology, cybersecurity, and travel/tourism.
The daily commute to work is very few people’s idea of a good time. Sharing the road with loud, angry drivers as they navigate their way slowly through heavily congested traffic would be bad enough to do just once.
Yet most of us subject ourselves to it twice every single day, for lack of a better option. And as our metropolitan areas thrive, it seems that there are more and more commuters on the road.
Read on to learn how you can turn your stressful daily commute into a productive or peaceful time by choosing to take the train instead of driving your car. By becoming a train commuter, yo...
There may be nowhere this side of Guadalajara that’s more obsessed with tacos than San Francisco. In a city with hundreds of Mexican eateries – from sit-down restaurants to quick-and-easy food trucks – only a few can rise to the top.
Check out a few of our favorite San Francisco taquerias below. And when that carnitas craving becomes too much, just remember – your next Uber ride is only a tap away.
There was a time when cybersecurity professionals relied solely on prevention. The idea was that automated software and a thoughtful network structure could keep any threats at bay, regardless of their origin or motivations.
Today, it’s understood that no organization is truly unbreachable when up against determined and resourceful attackers. As a business owner, manager, or security professional, you must understand that there is a real possibility that malicious actors are already inside your systems, undetected. This is called an “assumption of breach”, and it’s a guiding principle of m...
You’ve put tons of time and energy into building up your company.
You’ve even invested in excellent digital marketing services for your web presence.
But if you’re not getting users to convert when they visit your site, all that hard work means nothing to your bottom line.
Few things on Earth evolve as fast as SEO. With each new year comes a new set of algorithm updates and challenges to solve, if you want your business to continue standing out online. At GreatLike Media, we’re here to help with that.
Here’s what’s shaping the SEO landscape in 2018:
Mastering CTR (Click-Through Rates)
Ranking high for relevant keywords is great, but it’s only part of the equation. The other part is actually turning those searchers into visitors (getting click-throughs). And if ...
What is the one step you can take today to boost sales, increase efficiency and position your company as a respected industry leader? Here’s a hint: The answer is the same whether you’re the CEO of a small startup or a sales leader in a multinational conglomerate. Here’s another hint: It comes down to effectively defining your prospective buyers.
If you said “develop sales territories”, you nailed it. There is, quite simply, no single other action as powerfully transformative for any business...
Have you ever felt the drive to protect and serve your community? Does helping people who have made mistakes get back on track appeal to you? If so, a career in criminal justice might be right for you.
Vista College offers students the opportunity to earn their Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice in a hands-on learning environment. Much like other associates’ degrees, an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Criminal Justice is a two-year undergraduate program. Other associates’ ...
Ever thought about making extra money online, but weren’t sure where to begin?
I’d be willing to bet that most people would answer that question with a “yes”. And that’s why I’ve put together this list of easy ways to start bringing in some of that sweet, sweet Internet money.
Working online can be extremely rewarding. It’s a serious change of pace from your “real” job, and a chance to flex your creative muscles. Perhaps best of all, you don’t answer to any boss but yourself.
Now, these ideas...
We live in a mobile-first world. Between emailing, texting, catching up on the news, and more, your phone is probably in your hand quite a bit.
Considering that most searches are done via mobile device, Google’s announcement last month that they would be prioritizing mobile results first is perhaps not surprising.
“But wait,” you say. “My website is already mobile-friendly. After all, I’ve been hearing about the importance of mobile optimization for years!”
You may be ready to serve mobile visitors, but that doesn’t mean your content is optimized for the new algorithm updates. And you ca...
When the lavish MAYA Lifestyle Shopping Center (that name is a bit of a mouthful) opened in February of last year, it brought a brand-new addition to Chiang Mai’s coworking scene. CAMP, an acronym for Creative and Meeting Place, is a large and modern environment with plenty to offer the digital nomad.
This was the first coworking space I visited in Thailand, and it’s kept me coming back again and again.
First off, it’s really hard to beat this place for convenience. While MAYA keeps pretty st...
With its sprawling, open highways and magnificent landscapes, driving in the USA is a truly unique experience. In some areas, it’s also almost a necessity if you want to get around and see the sights.
Foreign visitors to America with an international driver’s license are legally allowed to drive, and even rent a car. They’re also subject to the responsibilities that come with driving, and are certainly not immune from being issued tickets for speeding and other behavior.
Here’s what you ...
This article was written for Off The Record, a start-up that connects people who have received traffic tickets with lawyers that can contest the charges on their behalf. The article provides ride-share drivers with information about the potential job-related impacts of uncontested tickets on their record.