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Video conferencing is a rising trend with everyone from the rarified heights of the Fortune 500 companies to small businesses and shiny new startups. However, using video conferencing to its maximum potential and impact has some tips and tricks – and a lot of them are old school rules about communication and how to run a meeting.

The Xtreme Team: James, Zoe, Terry and Charli

Clover Lewis visited Xtreme Gym’s Boot Camp to find out what makes it different, what they have to offer, and whether she could handle the workout!

 

 

Alyssa Jane McDonald on 'the Internet of Things'Deidre Morrissey shares her views on the new technology the ‘Internet of Things,’ and discusses its applications and privacy problems.  

 


Women break the glass ceiling in businessNew statistics show that women are breaking through the glass ceiling and earning more than their male counterparts.

Nikki Yates; GSK; young women; STEM; telling stories; Apprentice Trailblazers

Nikki Yates, former nurse and now General Manager of GSK’s UK business, explains to The NextWomen why showcasing creativity and collaboration is the key to attracting ambitious young women into science and engineering – and how everyone in the industry can help by sharing their own inspiring stories.

Allan Watson outlines his 5 Global Expansion Tricks for the Ambitious Entrepreneur.

Your company may only have three employees and be headquartered in your parents' home, but that doesn't mean you can't dream about globalization.

Expanding your startup globally is an entrepreneur's dream that you cannot ignore, what with all of us living in an increasingly connected world. Here is a list of five global expansion tricks that will pique your ambitions and propel you towards the path of startup superstardom.

Denise Colella is the CEO of Maxifier, the global leader in programmatic premium optimization. Denise Colella, CEO of programmatic premium optimization company Maxifier, talks to The NextWomen about the negative and positive aspects to being a woman in a male-dominated industry, drawing on her own experiences of working in the technology industry.

Allan Watson writes about SEO for beginnersAllan Watson talks to The NextWomen about Search Engine Optimization and how to drive traffic to your website.

Daan Weddepohol, Co-Founder of PeerbyTina Amirtha meets Daan Weddepohl, co-founder of Peerby, a Dutch startup and TechStars London first cohort member funded by Sanoma Ventures.

Peerby, which Daan founded with Jonas Matser and Eelke Boezeman, is a platform that helps people borrow and rent stuff from others nearby with a unique system that actively creates supply by asking around through social media, smartphones and e-mail. The product was launched in beta for Amsterdam in August 2012 and the network is rapidly expanding, with 15,000 members in Holland and active communities in London, Berlin, Spain and New York.

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We all know what it’s like to come across a website that looks like it hasn’t been updated in 10 years. Does it make you want to find out more about the company? Or click to another website as quickly as possible? Effective web design is essential in helping your new business to grow, but it doesn’t have to be complicated. Here are some pointers on how to choose a website template to create your own online presence.