Interviews

Austin

Bishop Paul Tighe Talks About the Vatican’s Relationship with Digital Culture – Interview

By | Mar 16, 2017 at 4:30 pm

A lot of people might be surprised to hear about the Vatican taking a vested interested in technology, especially social media. In fact, this cultural crossover became headline news when it was announced the Vatican would be participating in SXSW 2017. Bishop Paul Tighe, the…

Interviews

Austin

Kira Blackwell of NASA iTech Talks Space, Girls in Tech and Startups – Interview

By | Mar 16, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Upon the discovery of seven Earth-size planets and the goal to travel to Mars in 2030, NASA is seeking out new solutions to help them reach new moonshots. NASA iTech is a collaborative initiative designed to help address gaps in future technologies needed for…

Tips & How To’s

Why You Need to Rethink Your Infographics Strategy in 2017

By | Mar 16, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Your content marketing operation probably involves infographics: data- and fact-rich graphics illustrating key marketing messages. Unfortunately, your infographics could be missing the mark. Infographics are particularly prone to common content marketing mistakes. Since infographics are relatively cheap to produce, marketers often opt for a…

Healthy Entrepreneur

How Sleep Deprivation Can Crush Your Career

By | Mar 16, 2017 at 12:50 pm

We’ve all been through it: you’re up late at night, you’ve got work in the morning, and you’re not going to get the sleep you need. At first, you think you can make up for it by inhaling some coffee after you wobble out…

Healthy Entrepreneur

6 Ways Startup Founders Can Deal With Extra Stress

By | Mar 16, 2017 at 10:30 am

Recently, I came home from work at 10pm, opened the door and immediately heard my wife say how stressed she was. Her pharmaceutical company recently bought a biotech startup for a lot of money, and my wife is leading a very tough integration project. She works very hard,…

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Marketing

Why You Need a Growth Marketing Framework

By | Mar 16, 2017 at 10:30 am

WD-40 is a product that is well-known for its lubricating properties. If you have squeaky hinges or a bolt that is on too tight, you can use this little can of miracle spray and solve the problem. It was first developed in 1953 by…

Interviews

Austin

Warren G & Karam Gill Talk G-FUNK Film, Hip-Hop and Technology – Interview

By | Mar 15, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Because musical artists are revered as celebrities, it can be easy to forget that they’re some of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world. Not only are they selling themselves to millions of people, they’re also dealing with constant criticism on all sides, from…

Interviews

Austin

Cory Doctorow on Education and the Importance of Mentors – Interview

By | Mar 15, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Helping others is a common thread you’ll find with Cory Doctorow. As a son of teachers, and a professor himself, finding ways to provide educational tools for the classroom led him to hold policy positions at Creative Commons. Cory also works to defend civil…

Entrepreneur

The “White Guy Blinking” Meme Guy Is Now a Globe-Trotting Entrepreneur

By | Mar 15, 2017 at 12:50 pm

If you’re a relatively well-versed consumer of internet memes, you’ll know what I’m talking about when I mention the “white guy blinking” response gif. It’s a blond-haired, blue-eyed guy raising his eyebrows and blinking in the whitest display of incredulity imaginable: When you watching…

Finance

6 Financial Tips to Help Save Money While Building Your Startup

By | Mar 15, 2017 at 10:30 am

Preparing to launch your startup takes more than motivation and time. It requires quite a bit of capital to get things going and even more to maintain operations in the future. Before you even think about setting up shop, experts recommend that you have…

Marketing

What Retailers Get Wrong About Cross-Device Marketing

By | Mar 14, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Multi-device channels are the new frontier of digital marketing. In 2014, eConsultancy reported that over 40 percent of all consumers are multi-device users. That figure has risen sharply in recent years, so retailers must know how to engage with their customers on multiple devices to…

Entrepreneur

4 Bad Habits Every Entrepreneur Should Eliminate From Their Routine

By | Mar 14, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Getting in a productive daily routine can be the difference maker for budding entrepreneurs. But if you’ve developed some bad habits, it can stop productivity in it’s tracks. Fortunately, breaking bad habits is something successful entrepreneurs are great at. We asked four entrepreneurs what…

Culture

The Secret to Building a Healthy Audience? Act Like You’re Dating Them.

By | Mar 14, 2017 at 12:50 pm

In 2017, the concept of trust is more important than ever. Countries around the world, from France to the U.S. to South Korea, are increasingly politically polarized. Online, communities rally together, muting or bullying those who don’t agree. Those who can build trust among their followers…

Healthy Entrepreneur

How to Maximize Productivity Without Sacrificing Your Wellness

By | Mar 14, 2017 at 10:30 am

As an ambitious self-starter, your instinct is to work, work, work. However, if you’re sacrificing your wellness to get it all done, you’re doing yourself and your company a disservice. Make sure your mental wellbeing is also in check before tackling any huge project,…

Tips & How To’s

3 Reasons You Should Constantly Innovate Your Website

By | Mar 14, 2017 at 9:15 am

A “pretty good” website isn’t going to set your company apart. Your website is your greatest chance of communicating your branded message to an audience, and you need to recognize that it can be your biggest asset. But with customers getting more and more bored with the status quo,…

Healthy Entrepreneur

7 Healthy Ways to Manage Your Stress

By | Mar 13, 2017 at 12:50 pm

In a survey by the American Psychology Association, the report showed that in 2015, overall stress levels increased slightly, with greater percentages of adults reporting extreme levels of stress than in 2014. Surprisingly the generation that reported the highest levels were the Millennials, with Gen…

Interviews

Chicago

Philip Tadros of Doejo and Bow Truss on How To Deal With Bad Press

By | Mar 13, 2017 at 10:30 am

Philip Tadros is a true serial entrepreneur and restauranteur. He is the founder of Doejo, a digital agency, Dollop Coffee, a cafe and bakery, Bow Truss Coffee, a coffee roastery and cafe, The Budlong, a hot chicken restaurant chain, SPACE, a coworking space, and Aquanaut Brewing, a craft…