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The Secret to Keeping Millennials in Your Organization

By | May 17, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Millennials are the largest workforce that we’ve seen in recent years. The issue, though, comes not at how to attract Millennials to your organization – it’s about keeping them. According to a report by Deloitte, Millennial retention is at a record low. And companies…

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The Rise and Fall of Free Software

By | May 16, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Less than a decade ago, free software sent web users flocking to companies and surging site popularity. But over the last five years, the popularity of free software has taken a turn for the worst. Today, it just doesn’t have the influence that it…

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4 Emerging Marketing Trends for Small Businesses

By | May 16, 2016 at 9:45 am

Startups and small businesses have to stay competitive in their marketing strategies in order to be relevant and get in people’s faces. Unfortunately, small businesses don’t often have a marketing team (meaning business owners often have to handle marketing on their own) or a…

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Brands Want to Spend More on Influencer Marketing in 2016

By | May 15, 2016 at 12:00 pm

“Influencer marketing” is the name we give to the relationship development process with influential people, who can help creating visibility for a product or service. This type of marketing depends on several constrictions, such as having something great to offer to potential customers and…

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Home Energy Storage, Wireless Charging Leads Energy Sector [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | May 11, 2016 at 11:30 am

Energy, specifically how we can be more efficient in the usage and storage of energy, has been a huge focus of entrepreneurs for a number of years. Everything runs on energy (duh), so it’s important that we’re doing all we can to use it responsibly….

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Technology is Powering the Future of Travel Loyalty

By | May 11, 2016 at 11:00 am

Although frequent flyer programs have been around since the 1980s, the fundamental value equation hasn’t changed much over the years. Some still require a steep number of miles or points to redeem free flights and upgrades, while others include restrictions such as strict expiration…

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Oh The Things You’ll Buy: Tech.Co’s Guide to Graduation Gifts

By | May 10, 2016 at 10:15 am

As finals wrap up and students prepare for graduation, students are ready to make the move from their college life into the real world. Leaving behind countless pieces of Ikea furniture, trading in pizza for the inevitable ramen diet, and replacing flip flops for…

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9 Startup Mascots Building Stronger Brands

By | May 8, 2016 at 3:45 pm

Last week during DIG SOUTH in Charleston, SC, speakers from across the nation discussed entrepreneurship, startups, and technology. During one of the keynotes we heard from Yik Yak app’s cofounder and COO, Brooks Buffington, about how important it was for them to not only…

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4 Of The Best Productivity Apps for Business

By | May 5, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Mobile devices have fundamentally changed the business landscape, there’s no doubt. But when preparing a mobile app suite, navigating the plethora of programs available to find the best option can be challenging. Using this list of four must-have productivity apps for Android devices, find…

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When Will Higher Education Becomes Obsolete?

By | May 5, 2016 at 12:32 pm

Don’t get me started on the higher education monster we have created in this country. Uhh…I guess that’s already me getting started, so I have no choice but to continue. I have been saying for years that the time when a college degree was a…

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One-Third of People Go Into Freelancing to Spend Time with Family

By | Apr 27, 2016 at 11:50 am

Freelance work is not something exactly out of the ordinary, these days. In fact, freelancing is dominating the workforce, something that will grow throughout the years – being very important in big countries such as the United Kingdom, where it is integral to the…

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Lesara: Big Data Is the Hot New Trend in Fashion

By | Apr 27, 2016 at 9:00 am

Big Data is a red hot buzzword for good reason. Technology allows us to track events that take place in the real world with remarkable accuracy. Simply by crunching numbers, we can predict droughts, identify consumer trends, and improve security, among a million other…

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8 Innovative Technologies That Are Changing the World

By | Apr 25, 2016 at 10:49 am

While there has never really been a period of human history that could be considered stagnant when it comes to innovation  (one could argue that things were a bit slow during the Middle Ages, but even that period brought us mechanical clocks, windmills, and gun powder),…

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Facebook, Apple, Google Moves Into Entertainment

By | Apr 23, 2016 at 4:03 pm

Netflix changed the world. While that might seem a bit dramatic, think back to the days before you were blessed with this convenient streaming service: you had to look at the TV guide to find your favorite shows, binge watching was reserved for DVD purchasers…