Product

6 Tips for Designing the Perfect App Icon

By | May 9, 2016 at 10:17 am

You’ve developed a new app and you want it to be the next big thing, of course. You know it’s good; you know people will love it. Now here’s where the real challenge begins – how do you get them to find it. In…

Videos

Scott Hess Talks Millennials, Culture and Marketing to Youth

By | May 7, 2016 at 11:55 am

Scott Hess is the executive vice president of Human Intelligence & Research at Spark. He sat down with Frank Gruber for a fireside chat a while back in Chicago and talked about Millennials, why we hate them, how to maintain their employment (because they are…

Tips & How To’s

The Beginner’s Guide to Producing Video Content

By | May 7, 2016 at 8:54 am

It’s no longer news that video content gets you customers. At least 64 percent of consumers admitted that they are likely to purchase a product after watching a video about it. Users tend to spend more time on a website when there’s video content…

Tips & How To’s

Top 5 Unhelpful Tech Support Sentences

By | May 6, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Despite all its advantages, working in tech support regularly exposes you to rage, frustration and scathing reviews. Paying customers aren’t always patient when things go wrong. And of course, it’s technical support employees who most often receive the brunt of that impatience. But that…

Marketing & Social Media

The Best Tech to Drive Digital Engagement, Even Offline

By | May 6, 2016 at 5:00 pm

One of the most significant paradigm shifts in the digital age is the extent to which today’s consumers are in control of their own media consumption habits. To combat this, marketing and advertising professionals are placing more importance on placing their messages in different…

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Bunkers Labs and JPMorgan Chase Empowering Veteran Entrepreneurs

By | May 6, 2016 at 2:16 pm

You’ve heard it a thousand times: experience trumps skill. And while un-molded talent can innovate new technologies with ease, veteran entrepreneurs know the importance of discipline when it comes to making a startup successful. Fortunately, Bunker Labs and JPMorgan have recognized experience as a necessity…

Entrepreneur

Study: Being Busy Increases Productivity

By | May 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Every Friday, employees drag themselves into work, praying that 5pm will come as fast as possible. They sit at their desk for hours, staring at a pile of work that could easily be done on Monday. But what if there was a way to…

Entrepreneur

5 Important Travel Tips For Entrepreneurs

By | May 5, 2016 at 6:00 pm

As an entrepreneur, travel is a big part of your life. But as entrepreneurs know, wasting time and money on it is not an option. Efficiency and effectiveness are what should always be your top priority in order to succeed. The same applies for…

Dev & Design

10 Must-Have User Interface Design Tools for Web Designers

By | May 5, 2016 at 5:00 pm

There was a time when you would have to hire a designer to create your website, and that could get quite costly. These days, there are so many tools available that there is little to no need to do this, because even those who…

Tips & How To’s

How to Make Your First Facebook Live Stream Successful

By | May 5, 2016 at 2:45 pm

Look out, Periscope – Facebook Live is the newest competitor on the market for the go-to live-streaming app, and it’s quickly growing in popularity. Even though it’s a new platform, trends are already emerging on what makes a good live feed and keeps streamers…

Reports & Rankings

These Are the 15 Best Companies for Women

By | May 5, 2016 at 2:01 pm

With gender inequality a persistent problem within tech and business, companies are getting creative with finding solutions that appeal to everyone. Buy Up Index is the latest innovation that’s tackling gender inequality head-on. Buy Up Index was created by Amy Willard-Cross, who put her…

Videos

iJustine’s Justine Ezarik Chats About Combatting Bullying [VIDEO]

By | May 5, 2016 at 1:45 pm

Justine Ezarik is more than an entrepreneur – she’s speaking out about the dangers of bullying and an unkind culture. Back at SXSW 2015, Justine sat down with the Tech.Co team to talk about the importance of content creation and the impact that technology…

Entrepreneur

5 CEOs That Entrepreneurs Can Learn Valuable Lessons From

By | May 4, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Entrepreneurs are courageous individuals. They take great ideas and turn them into lucrative businesses. They are dreamers, risk takers and they are not afraid of failure. But without failure, success is difficult to achieve – even the most successful entrepreneurs have stumbled from time to time and…

Entrepreneur

The Stages of Grief and Loss after Missing a Business Call

By | May 4, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Every business owner understands the importance of communication. Keeping tabs open between you and your employees, between your employees and their coworkers, and between your company and your clients is the best way to ensure the daily success of your company. With a plethora of tools out there…

Tips & How To’s

4 Tips and Tricks for Using Your Fitbit Blaze

By | May 4, 2016 at 5:00 pm

The smartwatch scene is exploding right now. With products available from a number of different well known manufacturers, the  market is saturated with quality products that work with you rather than against you. And while Fitbit started off as a health-focused product line, they…

Entrepreneur

SEO Overrated Compared to Local Influencers

By | May 4, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Search Engine Optimization: The term covers a range of tactics aimed at luring search engine users to your website. It is taught throughout numerous online courses and many terabytes of YouTube videos as one of the most important ways to attract customers. But what if technology has…

Tips & How To’s

Here’s How To Take Your UGC To The Next Level

By | May 4, 2016 at 12:30 pm

User engagement can get a bad reputation. While trolls have made most people intimidated by the comments section of many sites, you could be missing out on the good that can come from UGC, or user generated content. Wise publishers know how to bypass…