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3 Surefire Ways to Spook an Angel Investor

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Looking for funds to boost your startup company is not an easy job. You might feel enthusiastic about the whole plan and confident about giving it a concrete shape, but do your investors feel the same way? Are you knocking the right door while seeking venture capital? And most importantly, are you saying the right… Read more »



Women in Tech: Michelle Fox from Code for Progress

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The Washington D.C. Metro Area is full of dozens of organizations dedicated to lowering the barrier for women and minorities in tech. DCFemTech, a collective of DC & Metro area women and minority focused organizations is launching a series of interviews with women in tech leaders to highlight their group’s mission, culture and events. The… Read more »


How Smart Luggage Will Change How You Travel [Infographic]

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There are many ways technology is providing solutions for travel experiences to be smooth and hassle free. More companies are companies are creating smart luggages to give travelers piece of mind and control. Here is an infographic of how this particular business will change how you travel:     How Smart Luggage Will Change Travel… Read more »



A Career Guide to Becoming a Computer Programmer or Engineer

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In a recent ranking of the highest-paying starting salaries per college major, lines of study connected to engineering or computing dominated most of the top spots. While this information is certainly useful for those wanting to get into some pretty lucrative fields post-college, it’s not particularly helpful for anyone whose considerations include whether they have… Read more »


9 Journalist Pet Peeves for Pitching

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In November, Fractl and BuzzStream released a study on how journalists like to be pitched, based on talking to 500 writers and editors. Now, they’ve collected 50 journalist pet peeves. Reporters from sites like TechCrunch, Mashable, and Wired all weighed in, and the results are clear: we’re a cynical, frustrated, and unforgiving bunch. Here are 9 of… Read more »


9 ways to Attract Visitors with Your Web Design

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Web design has a wide scope encompassing different aspects, from the basic website development to the more advanced maintenance and update. Every aspect of a good web design strategy synchronizes itself to produce a user-friendly website that attracts ample traffic and has a low bounce rate. Therefore, the basic goal of a website designer and… Read more »


Why Your Own Internal Business Apps Can Boost Productivity

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When a lot of businesses think about getting their own mobile apps made, they often consider this as a means of customer engagement. Apps can be very effective marketing tools, and can also allow your customers access to your services on-the- go, so it makes a lot of sense to consider them for these purposes…. Read more »


Choosing the Right Content Marketing Agency

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How do you choose the right content marketing agency for your business? After all, if you are hiring someone to create content for your business then more than likely you are not interested in writing content yourself. Which by default leads you to ask the inevitable questions most businesses have when they think about content… Read more »


Acclimatising to Global Growth: 3 Inspirational Business Models that Start in the Black

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With business investment in the UK falling unexpectedly in the third quarter due to what Howard Archer from IHS Global Insight called “caution in the face of increased global growth concerns”, preserving funds is clearly becoming a chief concern for British enterprises. Thanks to the Christmas retail season, UK business has just received a much… Read more »


Regex: What it is and 3 Sources to Learn More

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Regular expression, also known as regex, regexp or even rational expression, is something that many people might not know but can actually be very useful. regex is a sequence of characters that forms a search pattern or, in more colloquial terms, wildcards on steroids. For example, the most used expression to search all text files in… Read more »


8 Essential Apps and Sites For Every College Student

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The reality is that technology continues to merge with different activities in our everyday lives. A good example is found on college campuses where most students are using innovative gadgets. Here are 8 essential apps and sites for every college student, in three different categories: Reading Aldiko Book Reader Aldiko is a good alternative eBook reader… Read more »


How to Create a WordPress Blog [Infographic]

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Have you ever come across a really breathtaking WordPress blog? Chances are, you’re probably subscribed to at least one of them. If you’re like most people, you’ve probably always wanted to have your own WordPress blog site, but the typical one-click install may seem a bit too generic for you. However, installing the full WordPress… Read more »