Lifestyle

Baby Boomers Gain Freedom Through Technology

By | Jul 14, 2015 at 7:00 pm

The U.S.’s Baby Boom generation has an uneasy relationship with technology.  On one hand, the generation which was born post-World War II is the fastest growing segment of technology consumers.  On the other hand, the technology being marketed to them is in some ways…

Tips & How To’s

5 Rules to Video Blogging Your Startup Story

By | Jul 14, 2015 at 6:00 pm

You’ve heard the cliche before: building a business is a journey not a destination. Your experiences — the ones that temporarily elevate and crush you — are the things that make you a better founder. There isn’t much else that you can be sure…

Reports & Rankings

Buffer Reveals the Best Times to Tweet

By | Jul 14, 2015 at 2:00 pm

In a recent analysis of almost 5 million tweets, Buffer revealed the best times to tweet to maximize clicks, retweets, favorites, and replies. A social media management platform, Buffer looked at data from 10,000 profiles tweeting between October 2010 and March 2015. To help…

HR and Recruiting

Best Practices for Employee Training and Onboarding

By | Jul 14, 2015 at 11:00 am

Remember the first few months in your last corporate job? If you do, that’s probably not a good sign. Like user experience in any software, the most effective onboarding is the transparent kind, that the employee doesn’t feel like they need to “handle” or…

Healthy Entrepreneur

The Science Behind Standing Meetings

By | Jul 14, 2015 at 10:00 am

Pop Quiz: How would you rather spend the next hour? A) Getting your teeth cleaned at the dentist or B) Attending a team meeting If you are having a hard time answering this question, you’re not alone. In one survey, 47% of employees reported…

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HR and Recruiting

4 Tips to Live By to Build a Team Full of “A” Players

By | Jul 13, 2015 at 10:00 pm

What’s an “A” player you ask? Simply put…somebody you want on your team. They possess unique qualities, making them indispensable while contributing to the overall success of the company. These players are hard to find, and as you can imagine, are in high demand….

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Industry Events

The Truth About Why There’s Not Enough Women in Tech

By | Jul 13, 2015 at 8:00 am

Headlines often contain names of the top tech entrepreneurs and innovators and chances are, 9 out of 10 of the list often include men, which begs the question: how come there aren’t many women on the list? A recent study noted that men outnumber…

Tips & How To’s

How You Can Streamline Your Small Business

By | Jul 12, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Chances are that you’ve already gone paperless. The Cloud has largely replaced reams of paperwork, stuffed file cabinets, and onsite data storage, making it easy to keep and maintain all the information you need. In fact, in the next five years the number of…

Tips & How To’s

Utilize These Social Media Sites to Spread Your Business Globally

By | Jul 12, 2015 at 4:00 pm

How do you expand your business all over the world? If you feel that your business offer is original and has the potential to be successful worldwide – regardless of language or cultural differences – you have should consider optimization and improvement of your…

Inspiration

Finding a Balance Between Technology and Spirituality

By | Jul 12, 2015 at 12:00 pm

Nowadays, technology is dominating the world. It is all around us, surrounding us and dictating our life. We can easily use our smartphones in order to find out anything that we want and get connected to the entire world through the internet. But in…

Dev & Design

12 Wireframing Tools Shaping Mobile App Development

By | Jul 12, 2015 at 10:00 am

Mobile app development isn’t what it used to be even when compared to just a few years ago. The rapid development has perhaps been possible because many languages like PHP and Android are open-source. However, app development is still tedious and requires good many…

Tips & How To’s

4 Reasons to Switch to Cloud Accounting

By | Jul 12, 2015 at 8:00 am

Cloud accounting, also known as “online accounting” is the process of using computer hardware and software applications to do accounting online. Data is sent to the Cloud (the Internet, essentially), where it is processed and returned to the user. There are many benefits to…

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Small Business Checklist: 6 Steps for Cloud Adoption

By | Jul 11, 2015 at 6:00 pm

From the way businesses are talking these days, the cloud is where it’s at. To be sure, cloud computing has certainly helped companies find new benefits that improve productivity, increase capabilities, and cut down on operational costs. Simply saying that businesses need to adopt…

Culture

8 Expert Tips for Outstanding Company Culture

By | Jul 11, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Company culture is the ‘it’ phrase of business. Forbes describes company culture as something that is inherent; it’s not something that your employees bring with them. As a business owner, your company culture is on your shoulders. If you want your business to succeed,…

Tips & How To’s

4 Ways to Grow Your Startup

By | Jul 11, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Growing a successful company from scratch is like pushing a boulder up a hill; you are fighting gravity to gain recognition and achievement amongst a mountain of adversaries. Establishing yourself amongst a sea of competition while you have a fraction of the revenue, funding…

Dev & Design

The Benefits of Translating your Website into other Languages

By | Jul 11, 2015 at 8:00 am

The internet may have opened up global markets but, as always, there is a price to pay. The prize of international markets is tantalisingly close at hand but only to those who can reach out for it. While DNS issues continue to blight even the…

Healthy Entrepreneur

5 Ways for Entrepreneurs to Make Mornings More Productive

By | Jul 10, 2015 at 7:00 pm

There’s one thing that almost all entrepreneurs want: to have a few more hours in a day. Impossible as it may seem, a few hacks can actually make it workable. Starting the day right with powerful morning routines can help entrepreneurs big-time. If you are…