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Plano

ShearShare Is Gaining Traction, Proving Beauty Is a Beast in Business

By | Jan 17, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Last year, we had an incredibly fierce competition during our annual Startup of the Year competition. Ultimately ShearShare took home the title. Admittedly, as soon as I heard their initial pitch during the first round of judging at the Innovate! and Celebrate conference, I…

Entrepreneur

5 Strategies for Turning Networking Acquaintances Into Customers

By | Jan 16, 2017 at 2:30 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Everyone sings the praising of networking. Whether its shaking hands at industry events or trading business cards at tech conferences, entrepreneurs around the world swear…

HR and Recruiting

How Should You Measure an Employee’s Leadership Potential?

By | Jan 16, 2017 at 10:30 am

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…

Work-life balance

3 Challenges Faced By Digital Nomads

By | Jan 15, 2017 at 2:30 pm

According to FlexJobs, 3.3 million full-time professionals in the United States, excluding volunteers and the self-employed, consider their home as their primary place of work. This trend of digital nomads saying goodbye to traditional offices shows no sign of slowing. By 2020, FlexJobs projects…

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Chicago

Oars + Alps Founders On Building The Warby Parker of Men’s Skincare

By | Jan 14, 2017 at 2:30 pm

This post originally appeared on Tech In Chicago. Visit Tech In Chicago to listen to more interviews with Chicago’s top startup founders and venture capitalists.  The beauty and cosmetic industry was expected to exceed $62 billion for 2016 and skincare was the largest chunk in the global market, according…

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Tips & How To’s

Moving for a Job? Here Are the 7 Best Household Moving Companies.

By | Jan 14, 2017 at 10:30 am

Numerous moving companies operate within the United States. Thousands of moving companies are available across the Nation. We can see a high number of family-run moving companies in counties and small towns. The people that live in small towns prefer the personal element in moving…

HR and Recruiting

14 Things Job Hunters Can Do to Show Off Their Personal Brand

By | Jan 13, 2017 at 8:30 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. It’s a new year and you’ve decided it’s time to move on and find a new position. Unfortunately, hundreds of other people have the exact same…

Culture

Study: 78 Percent of Tech Workers Should Find a Better Job

By | Jan 13, 2017 at 10:30 am

Earlier, we mentioned a study showing that the average U.S. worker is underpaid about $5,ooo a year. It gets worse: New research indicates that a whopping 78 percent of all tech and engineering workers have a “compelling reason” to leave their current position or workplace….

Inspiration

Denver

This Mompreneur Went From Struggling to Startup Success

By | Jan 12, 2017 at 7:00 pm

This article is courtesy of the Galvanize blog. Interested in entrepreneurship, web development, or data science? Check out the Galvanized Newsletter, bringing you the best content from The Learning Community for Technology. Being an entrepreneur and a mom have a lot of similarities. The long…

Marketing

10 Visual Content Marketing Statistics to Consider in 2017 [Infographic]

By | Jan 12, 2017 at 3:30 pm

With a new year ahead of us, marketers will be looking for ways to stay ahead of the curve. After all, a new year means new trends, new strategies, and new ideas to tackle in the marketing world. Visual content marketing is a field that…

Marketing

The Battle of the Marketing Strategies: Digital vs. Traditional

By | Jan 12, 2017 at 11:20 am

The 21st-century economy runs on the art of persuading people to purchase a product or service. However, in recent years, there’s been a gradual transition from traditional marketing to the digital mode of doing things. This has left many potential entrepreneurs and investors wondering…

Tips & How To’s

The 6 Essential Tools for Publishers in 2017

By | Jan 12, 2017 at 9:15 am

As the New Year gets rolling, it’s time to look at the tools publishers are using to get content in front of the right audience. What’s a waste of money and time, and what works? General trends expected for 2017 are an increase in niche,…

Entrepreneur

3 Sales Slump Solutions From Successful Entrepreneurs

By | Jan 11, 2017 at 8:30 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. It’s not uncommon for businesses to encounter a drop in sales. But when it happens, getting stuck in a slump can completely ruin a startup’s…

Marketing

This Is Why Your Webinar Strategy Is Failing

By | Jan 11, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Believe it or not, most business owners with regular webinars don’t know why they have a webinar in the first place. Answers range from, “It’s just a good way to engage with customers” to the more infinitely more frustrating “We think it’s really good for…