In the era of pandemics, your B2B website is literally the front door to your business operations. To be part of the future is to have an effective, professional and efficient online presence. Your business has 7 seconds to make a great first impression on a prospect visiting your website—here are 5 tips on how to succeed.

A Clear and Consistent Message

Website visitors won’t make an effort to read your entire website before making a quick assessment about staying, so keep things simple. Your website’s homepage should be doing what a first-time meeting would—providing a high-level overview of your products and/or services, along with prompts to dive deeper. Begin with strong headlines, and content that clearly outlines the benefits of buying from you.

Professional B2B Web Design That Supports Your Brand

There is a saying by digital designer Adam Judge, “The alternative to good design is always bad design.

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  • The US Air Force designed, built, and flew a prototype of a next-generation fighter aircraft, a senior official told Defense News.
  • The experimental fighter was developed under the service’s ambitious Next Generation Air Dominance program.
  • The purpose of NGAD is to develop an advanced fighter jet featuring “enhancements in survivability, lethality, and persistence across a range of military operations,” according to Air Force documents.
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The US Air Force quietly built and flew a prototype of a fighter jet developed as part of the Next Generation Air Dominance program, the service revealed to Defense News.

Will Roper, the Air Force’s top acquisition official, first told Defense News’ Valerie Insinna Monday that the service has “already built and flown a full-scale flight demonstrator in the real world, and we broke records in doing it.”

“We are ready to go and build the next-generation aircraft in

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BURLINGTON, VT, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — As customer reviews become a major influencer on a business’ success, Widewail, the leading reputation management and social media engagement platform, today announced an expansion of its product suite with the launch of ‘Invite’, a proactive SMS-driven review generation tool. Widewail’s Invite gives businesses another lever to pull to automatically and continually generate content via SMS and deliver a timely review response strategy that keeps customers engaged, satisfied and loyal. Whether the business is a standalone mom-and-pop shop or a well-known consumer brand with multiple franchises, Widewail is helping organizations leverage customer reviews as one of their most powerful marketing assets.

As more local businesses and franchises lean toward operating a digital storefront for all or some of their products and services, they have inherently become dependent on the shared opinion of others to attract customers and maintain a positive reputation.

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“We knew even pre-pandemic this was going to have to be a huge area of growth for us,” Noam Lee, the executive director of the DGA, said in an interview. “We’re thrilled with how it’s come together, but particularly in light of the pandemic, obviously, that makes the other revenue streams tougher. So the share of the pie is even bigger.”

The explosion in online donations comes as other Democratic candidates and groups have built an impressive money machine from smaller contributions that has allowed former Vice President Joe Biden and House and Senate Democratic candidates to keep pace despite the pandemic.

But that small-dollar success for the DGA hasn’t translated among high-dollar donors.

“I don’t think, in general, donors’ focus on state level races is as robust as it is on federal races,” Lee said. “I certainly never want anyone to give any less money to Democratic Senate candidates.

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Eiko Hashiba left Goldman Sachs Group in Tokyo in 2002 to give birth to a child at 23.

Having to quit to look after her baby left her wondering why there weren’t more flexible ways for women to keep working in Japan, instead of leaving the workforce after having children.

Ten years later, that question was still on her mind when she co-founded VisasQ Inc, which provides expert advice and consulting services not unlike those of McKinsey & Co. The difference? Its advisers don’t work in-house: they’re outside consultants.

“I had my baby at an early stage in my career and I wanted some kind of work I could continue no matter what,” Hashiba, VisasQ’s chief executive officer, said in an interview. “VisasQ is a service that boosts a person’s ability to work.”

VisasQ’s stock has risen 94 per cent since listing on the Tokyo Stock Exchange in March. The

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Estimates suggest there are 400 million tons of plastic produced each year, which is projected to more than double by 2050. Around 40% of plastic packaging is said to be landfilled, with another 32% leaked into the environment and not reused, according to the World Economic Forum.

But recycling is a difficult business. The whole process is full of inefficiencies, has many stakeholders, and a lack of digital data to track a product’s journey from creation to destruction. The challenge for the the recycling business is supply chain visibility and traceability.

Irvington, NJ-based recycling technology solutions provider RecycleGO is using Hyperledger Fabric, an open-sourced blockchain framework to build a platform for any type of recyclable material to be tracked throughout its lifecycle.

By tracking activity on a decentralized ledger, its blockchain solution will provide traceability and accountability throughout the recycling journey

Phase 1 of the multi-phase project will allow project

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Satish Brahmbhatt is one of the youngest entrepreneurs who started his journey at the age of 17 when e-commerce and especially drop shipping was in trend.

After a roller-coaster journey as an entrepreneur, Satish Brahmbhatt has come up with an idea of supporting the Make In India initiative. Satish along with his team will join hands with the young entrepreneurs who are looking for a platform to promote their business ideas.

This initiative will be introduced on Satish’s website that will not only help the youth of India to bloom their business ideas but will also be funded by Satish and his agency.

This one-of-its-kind idea is to promote the Make In India initiative by also supporting the Indian economy and rate of employment.

With his sheer dedication and hard work, Satish Brahmbhatt has come so far with an entrepreneurial mindset and the passion to learn more. Over the years,

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(Bloomberg) — The Reserve Bank of India has bought the most dollars among its Asian peers recently, a sign that the central bank may be worried about a sovereign credit downgrade, according to Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd.

It purchased $30 billion of foreign exchange in the four months to July to bolster what is already the world’s fifth-largest FX hoard, according to estimates by Khoon Goh. That accounts for more than half of Asia ex-China’s $55 billion intervention during the period, the ANZ analyst said.

“The persistent intervention even when the Indian rupee had not been under strong appreciation pressure represents a change in the RBI’s forex policy,” the Singapore-based head of Asia research at ANZ, wrote in a note. This could reflect a “desire to build a bigger buffer amid India’s deteriorating fiscal position to safeguard against a further downgrade in the sovereign rating.”

With 4.8%

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Billionaire Warren Buffett’s investment conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway built up a new position in Toronto-based miner Barrick Gold and continued to divest shares in a number of large US banks during the second quarter.

According to a SEC filing released late on Friday, Berkshire (BRK.A) bought 20.9 million shares in Barrick Gold worth about $563.6 million. Following the disclosure, the stock surged 8.1% to $29.18 in after-market trading.

Barrick shares (GOLD) have been on a steady gaining streak since mid-March appreciating some 45% this year, as surging gold prices have driven stock prices of gold miners to multi-year highs. This comes as the coronavirus pandemic has spurred investors to buy into the relative safety of gold.

Meanwhile, Berkshire shed 85.6 million Wells Fargo (WFC) shares, which translated to about 26% of its stake and the company now owns 237.6 million shares. The US investment bank’s

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