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8 Tech Companies Helping You Make Money Online

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Maybe you need extra cash, maybe you want more, or maybe you’re just looking for a better way to spend your spare time. Whatever your needs, these eight tech companies are here to help you make money online, some even provide new career opportunities! Shoppable…

7 Ecommerce Companies That Can Help You Sell More

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Sometimes innovation comes as a paradigm shifting idea, and sometimes it comes as a simple tweak or mutation of common practices. These 7 companies bring innovation in all shapes and sizes to the world of ecommerce. Any one of them could help you sell…

How Should You Measure an Employee’s Leadership Potential?

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If you’re lucky, one of your everyday employees will demonstrate an ability to manage people, delegate tasks, and take responsibility for ongoing projects. As someone in management, one of your duties is to pick out which employees have the most leadership potential when future positions…

10 Startups to Watch in the On-Demand Economy

10 Startups to Watch in the Sharing Economy

Believe it or not, there’s more to the sharing economy than Airbnb, Uber, Lyft, and your local communal workspace. It’s an entire ecosystem full of innovators, spanning the gamut of industries from healthcare to errands and beyond! And these are some of the other…

How Do On-Demand Workers Really Feel About Their Jobs?

As on-demand workers become an increasingly significant portion of the total workforce, there’s been plenty of debate about whether full-time on-demand workers should be offered benefits and pay like traditional full-time employees. Most of these workers are looking for stability, which is difficult to…

Outlook for Texting Startup Adds Platform to Landline, VOIP, 800 Numbers

On Monday, Chattanooga-based startup Text Request announced the release of their game-changing new feature enabling businesses to text-enable their phone numbers. The number hosting feature allows any business to add Text Request’s live, two-way texting dashboard to their current landline, VOIP, or toll-free number(s)…

9 Platforms to Find Top Tech Talent

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As Seth Godin has famously noted, the purpose of entrepreneurship is to build something bigger than yourself, be it a product, company, or some paradigm-shifting innovation. Even compared to founding a startup, it’s particularly difficult to build something larger than yourself by just yourself….

Forget the Savings Account, Give Your Kids Social Media

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Influence is the currency of our generation. It has been for years, and the mainstream – both early and late adopters – have begun to realize this. What’s more, they’re doing something about it! As consumers and professionals flock to influencer marketing in droves,…

Are You Building a Startup or a Small Business?

Are You Building a Startup or a Small Business?

There are approximately 29 million small businesses in the United States, about 23 million of which are sole proprietorships. This doesn’t include non-profits, nor businesses with over 500 employees. Of the total 29 million, only 418,000 or so are labeled as startups. Clearly there’s…

What Should You Do with Your Round of Funding?

Chance Barnett Talks Title III and the Future for Crowdfunder

You’re part of a bootstrapping group of entrepreneurs living off of peanut butter sandwiches and coffee. You’re desperate for some form of sustainability. Or maybe you’re one of the top dogs in a five year-old company going through their fourth round of funding. Does…

What Tech Marketers Could Learn from a Pen Company

What Tech Marketers Could Learn from a Pen Company

I absolutely love Pilot Pen. I’ve been using Precise V5’s for years, as loyally as any customer could. Every single piece I write (two or three a day) is first drafted with one of these magnificent pens. And I am in no way being…

6 Steps to Make the Most of Any Trade Show

Trade Show Startup Marketing 101

Everyone wants to talk about digital marketing. It’s fascinating, it’s ever-changing, and you can track every detail. But for a lot of entrepreneurs and startups, events like trade shows and conferences are still lucrative occasions – if you play your cards right. How should…

Does 99-Cent Pricing Really Work?

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We all want to know what the best price is for our products. What can we charge that will make people want to buy it most? We work through this when we start out, and we optimize as we grow. Throughout the process, this…

What Should Your Business Card Look Like?

Everybody wants to leave a good impression. And there is no better way to do so than by having  a business card that shows people what you are all about. You’ve come across many in your networking days. You’re disgusted by a few, entranced by…

How the 80/20 Rule Applies to Your Creative Slump

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You know what’s frustrating? Being in the mood to create. Being in the right environment to create. Yet having no idea what to create or even where to begin. That’s frustrating. Like most creative types, I make an intentional effort to create everyday. For…