Tips & How To’s

Custom Design vs. Website Templates: Which Is Best?

By | Jul 23, 2016 at 4:08 pm

The topic of whether a business or association ought to pick a custom website design or a site layout is a common one. In all actuality, both alternatives each have their own particular benefits and weaknesses. There is no reasonable “yes” or “no” answer. Here are your…

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7 Ways to Save Printer Ink

By | Jul 23, 2016 at 4:00 pm

The very mention of replacing printer ink cartridge or toner gives many users the heebie-jeebies. Having to buy cartridges every now and then can cause… well, let’s call it “financial distress.” Even the enticing offers and discounts available on toners and printer ink cartridges…

Marketing

The Top 5 Products and Services in B2B Marketing

By | Jul 23, 2016 at 12:00 pm

Marketing is a important department in business. Convincing customers that your product is better than that of your competitor is not exactly the easiest job. However, there are several ways that you can market a product. Multiple marketing strategies can be employed in today’s…

Marketing & Social Media

How Influencer Marketing Is More Cost-Effective For Your Startup

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Marketers are often frustrated by the increasing costs that paid searches now have as an attractive alternative to the keyword guessing game. According to the Economic Impact Report, a recent survey by consulting group Tomoson revealed that influencer marketing yields an average return of…

Tips & How To’s

The 5 Slack Alternatives Your Startup Needs

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 4:00 pm

For today’s startups, digital communications are paramount in keeping digital businesses afloat. But while most businesses rely on the ever-popular Slack, there are a number of other alternatives that can better support the needs of digital businesses and remote teams. Whether you’re looking to give some…

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Productivity

8 Work Productivity Tips That You Can Actually Use

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Whether you’re an employer or employee, productivity should be at the forefront of your mind when at work. As an employee, the feeling of productivity can be extremely rewarding. As an employer, you’re probably aware of the damage that a lack of productivity can…

Personal Branding

Authenticity Will Set Your Brand Free

By | Jul 21, 2016 at 7:00 pm

This article was brought to you in partnership with .ME, the premium top-level domain for professionals focused on building their online reputation. There’s a shift towards truth and authenticity in the virtual world and it’s impacting those who want to build a brand. According…

Finance

How Millennial Investing Can Change The Future of Finance

By | Jul 21, 2016 at 5:00 pm

When it comes to saving, millennials may have it together when it comes to saving, but they’re seriously slacking in another important part of planning for their futures – investing. According to new data from Harris, nearly 80 percent of the generation is avoiding…

Tips & How To’s

7 Steps to Landing an Interview on Your Dream Podcast

By | Jul 21, 2016 at 11:45 am

Podcasting is gaining ground every year, and is rapidly turning from a cottage industry into, well, just an industry. Any major brand can or are starting their own. As Joshua Benton phrased it in an insightful article last year, “podcasting in 2015 feels a…

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Attorney Marketplace UpCounsel and 14 More Tools Any New Startup Needs

By | Jul 21, 2016 at 10:15 am

Like any new experience, creating a startup will inevitably leave you with problems that have no immediate answer, over and over and over. There’s no way to fully prepare yourself, but studying up on a list of online tools specifically for a new startup will…

Dev & Design

5 Great Tools For Agile Software Development Teams

By | Jul 20, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Agile approach to software development is now on the verge of popularity. According to a recent massive survey conducted by VersionOne only 1 percent of organizations admitted an agile failure, while 95 percent of respondents mention that they are highly satisfied with this approach….

Tips & How To’s

How to Handle Negative Company Reviews on Glassdoor

By | Jul 20, 2016 at 7:00 pm

How can you get the dirt on a company before you get hired? And how can you hurt the reputation of a company that fired you? These two questions get to the heart of what makes the website Glassdoor so dangerous. If you’re under…

Marketing & Social Media

The Top 10 Emotions Found in the Most Shareable Images

By | Jul 20, 2016 at 4:06 pm

Viral content on the internet can translate into a strong brand, and that can translate into an amazing business in 2016… just ask Dollar Shave Club, which should really just be renamed the Billion Dollar Shave Club at this point. So, how do you…

Tips & How To’s

The Essential Dos and Don’ts Of Pitching The Press

By | Jul 20, 2016 at 10:15 am

Wondering how yet another of your competitors just landed a dream press mention? It’s not always a great behind-the-scene PR team in action. Securing great press coverage for free is equally attainable both for startups in trendy niches and companies in the seemingly boring…

Tips & How To’s

4 Tips to Innovate Your IT Department

By | Jul 19, 2016 at 10:00 pm

IT management is anything but an easy task, and CIOs believe that there’s an ongoing talent crisis and in the field. In a world of extreme dynamism, fierce competition and reliable change, the ability to reinvent yourself through IT has become essential, bringing higher efficiency, reduced costs…

Dev & Design

4 Tools That Help Remote Web Developers Collaborate

By | Jul 19, 2016 at 1:15 pm

Remote working has been on the rise for workers over the last few years – and for good reason. Employees are able to get the flexibility and work-life balance that they desire. But even so, remote workers are even more dependent on the help…

Dev & Design

Tips for Outsourcing Your Software Product Development

By | Jul 19, 2016 at 12:55 pm

Here’s a dilemma – you need rock star developers to bring your product vision to life. However, the best talents are rarely the cheapest ones and most of them are already happily employed at other startups. That’s where outsourcing enters the scene. The global…