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Formula for a Profitable Groupon Deal: (See right) So many businesses have been crippled by not fully thinking out their discount deal. This awesome info graphic should steer any would be Deal-maker into safer and more profitable territory.
Top 10 Reasons Why Venture Capital Backed Companies Fail: VC expert Eric Jackson writes for Forbes about his own experiences and observations on the core factors why some VC backed Startups fail.
Superbowl to be Streamed Live to US Mobile Phones: The biggest sporting event in the US is to be officially streamed live by NBC for the first time to be viewable on computers and mobile devices.
The Neurons that Shaped Human Civilisation: In this TED video, neurologist VS Ramachandran explains Mirror Neurons, neurological firings that allow us to imitate and empathise with people and behaviours around us that sculpted human development and may be the bridge between science and the humanities.
In my last blog post I mentioned that I wanted to create a custom post type for videos in WordPress here on SelfAssemblySites.
What's a custom post type?
The concept is a lot simpler than it sounds. First some background: WordPress comes with two primary post types* already created for you - blog posts** - aka "Posts" with a capital 'P' - and site pages - aka "Pages" with a capital 'P'.
Custom Post Types are simply other types of content rather than Pages or Posts, that can be displayed on your WordPress website. The type that I want to add is called Video - I want to add this special post type because I want to include additional meta data like video runtime, a summary of what's in the video, a difficulty level, etc. (more…)
We're at the stage where we're uploading loads of video content that we've produced up to our video content delivery provider (BitsOnTheRun - they rock). One really important thing I've been working on is the design of the video page template. This is the page that our customers are going to spend most of their time on, viewing training videos, so it's crucial that they are well laid out and are very usable. (more…)