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Cheezburger’s Ben Huh Top Quotes for Entrepreneurs

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Ben Huh may be best known as the cat meme magnate who is actually allergic to cats.  The founder and CEO of the social humor network, Cheezburger Network, has raised over $30M in funding since it first launched in 2007. His 60 websites, including I Can Has Cheezburger, Fail Blog, The Daily What and Know Your Meme, has more… Read more »


8 Productivity Tools for Startups

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Running a startup is fraught with challenges. Nurturing an idea into a product or service, impressing investors to invest in a startup, identifying the target audience, convincing people about its goods and services, collaborating with team members, and working within strict deadlines are some of the things that distract startup founders from daily productivity. Being… Read more »


5 Innovative Business Incubator Strategies

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So you want to join a business incubator?  Here are 5 key strategies to help you compare options. 1. Stake it to make it  If the incubator doesn’t have a stake in the companies, they are just selling real estate.  That’s a fine model, and it is innovative as a real estate strategy- just not all that innovative as… Read more »


Could Connected Homes Hit the Mainstream in 2015?

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The Internet of Things has been picking up a lot of steam, and there are more connected home devices available now than ever before. But having many different manufacturers all providing individual solutions makes for a very fragmented experience—not entirely inline with the “connected” ideal. But there are two major players who may provide the… Read more »




Design Your Mobile Strategy for the Future

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If you had said the Facebook mobile app left something to be desired two years ago, you would find few people in disagreement. It was a slow, uninspired experience that failed not only to satisfy users, but also to make any money for the social media juggernaut. Then, in 2012, Facebook realized it needed to… Read more »



5 Tools to Get More Pageviews

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For online marketers, one of the most nagging issues is how to get more exposure for the content they create. After all, if no one sees the infographic or blog post you create, what is it worth? Not much. Never fear, I’m here to help you out. Here are give of my favorite tools that will increase your… Read more »



CanUStart: Online Matchmaker For Restaurant Owners and the Perfect Staff

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Miami-based CanUStart understands how hard it is to find the right staff in the hospitality industry. The online platform uses algorithm that matches restaurants seeking staff quickly, effectively and inexpensively to pre-qualified talent. Founded by former staffing manager Tamar Lucien, and tech developer Kwame Ampem, CanUStart works with job seekers by alerting them of any errors on their… Read more »


6 Fitness Apps to Keep Yourself Healthy

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In today’s world of science and technology, our health and fitness is in our hand. In addition to lifestyle strategies which directly influence our health, including diet, exercise, working hours, sleep, entertainment, and medication, check out these attractive smart phone apps to select the most appropriate fit for your fitness goals: MapMyFitness Fitness is certainly not… Read more »


How to Make the Most of Social Media

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When it comes to social media, there is a certain attitude among some startups of “everyone else is doing it; so should we.” While, in my opinion, this is technically true, there is also another cliché that should be thrown into the conversation: “If a job’s worth doing, it’s worth doing well.” Getting social media marketing… Read more »


Growth Hacking for Startups: What Is It Really?

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Like SEO or content marketing, no one can completely agree that “growth hacking” is the best phrase to describe the practice. Some in the industry see it as just another buzzword that will fade away, while others believe it’s the best name we have so far to describe the tactics used for company growth. Initially… Read more »


6 Ways to Stand Out as an Ecommerce Startup

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In the world of ecommerce, trying to stand out as a little fish in a gigantic online pond is tough. There are some people who think ecommerce startups can compete with the “big dogs” of ecommerce. But when pitted against behemoths like Amazon, eBay, and Etsy, it can feel like an intimidating and impossible venture. However, with… Read more »


How Small Businesses Can Benefit From Cloud Storage

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Cloud storage options are quickly emerging as one of the most popular, and efficient methods of storing important data that you simply couldn’t bear to lose. Even though the concept of cloud storage has been around for a significant period of time now, many people still do not understand what it entails. Many small businesses… Read more »