Business Articles

 

Update: I write for CEO’s and their leadership teams weekly at Health Ventures Digital Business Insights and share executive summaries helping them transform their business to serve and lead in today’s experience economy.

 

On this site I share business and technology articles that are more interesting to me personally as well as journal some of the various things I learn and discover each week.

 

Quick 30 minute Intro to PHP

I remember learning 6502 Assembly Language in junior high/high school on my Commodore Vic 20/64, Turbo Pascal in High School and then Fortran/PL1 in college.. Neat history behind the language variants... Today its automation/integration w/Python and Wordpress...

Realistic screen time solutions for kids (and their parents)

Mobile media time for zero-to-eight year-olds has tripled between 2013 and 2017, from an average of 15 minutes per day to 48 minutes per day. 59 percent say their kids are “addicted” to their screens, while 66 percent say their kids spend too much time on screens....

Print vs. Digital Report – Author Earnings

If you are an author and want insight into how sales and royalties stack up for print published books vs ebooks - this is a great article. Each of the following graphics in the article show what portion of profit authors get vs the volume of sales provided if you use...

Intro to Chromebooks

Last year I got involved with the project at our kids school, Bible Center School, to champion the roll-out of Chromebooks to the 5th graders and up who attend the school. I wanted to share a series of blog posts about my learning more about them and post some...

Distributions of Annual Income

With some occupations, people make more annual income than others. Obvious. But we typically see figures in terms of means and medians when in reality, the difference between the person who makes the most and the one who makes the least can be significant. The chart...

Andrew Carnegie’s 10 Rules of Success

Here’s a synopsis of the rules, which appear in Hill’s The Science of Success: Which rules do you feel matter most? 1. Define your purpose. Create a plan of action and start working toward it immediately. 2. Create a “master-mind alliance.” Contact and work with...

My Personal Blog Posting Schedule

I get asked many times how I've organized publishing and posting on two blogs. Here's the approach I use. One or two personal posts per day I write, post and share a short article or two on my personal ww.paulhelmick.com  blog each day. Mostly these are comments on...

Results of Jetpack Publicize Posting

Overall I'm very pleased. As soon as the post was published on my WordPress site, the article was crossposted to my social networks almost instantly. The representation of the post on different social networks was more than adequate for most general business needs....

Test of WP Scheduled Post Triggering WPBufferPro

Testing if a scheduled post in Wordpress will trigger my platform plugin WP-Buffer-Pro to handle the immediate social distribution of the post.  If it's successful a photo post will be immediately shared on all three of my social networks.

Just got a new ATT Microcell (the small/black one)

I am interested to see how much better it does compared to the old triangle one (white/orange) we have.    They say the connection quality range and 4G data speeds are much improved. Or home is on top of a mountain and we often only have one or two bars of...

Setting Goals for 2015

Do you set goals each year? I do. Every year. For as long as I can think. I take time before the year ends to 1) look back at the year and reflect on the positive things that happened and what I’m grateful for and 2) review the major roles in my life and the 4–5 goals...