Tips & How To’s

The Blogging Habits You Need to Drop Now

By | Apr 29, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Developing a list of best practices is important for any industry or profession. The only downside is that, when it comes to blogging, which is part science and part art, good blogging habits don’t always come naturally. In fact, it can be hard to…

Productivity

What RescueTime Taught This Company About Productivity

By | Apr 29, 2016 at 4:09 pm

Despite it being part of the business culture for as long as we can remember, productivity is still a relevant hot-button topic. There’s a number of studies and articles on the market about how to boost and increase your own productivity for work, but…

Productivity

Study: The Key to Productivity Is Change and Experimentation

By | Apr 29, 2016 at 12:50 pm

Everyone has hit the wall at work before. Whether it’s struggling to finish a project or just finding the motivation to sit down at your desk, productivity is an elusive mistress. But one researcher may have found the key to getting off your butt and…

Videos

How Runtastic Used Social Media to Encourage Users

By | Apr 29, 2016 at 10:55 am

Just a few months before Adidas acquired Runtastic last summer for the mind-blowing amount of $240 million, cofounder and CEO Florian Gschwandtner sat down with us at SXSW to talk about how he took his startup from a software company to one that develops hardware,…

Programs & Resources

Digital Future Launches New Program to Help Early-Stage Startups

By | Apr 28, 2016 at 2:00 pm

For early-stage startups, it can be difficult to navigate the current business landscape. Shaped so heavily by tech and business market trends, finding the time to master necessary technical skills is often an arduous task. Today, Digital Future announced the launch of their new…

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Marketing

How to Create Amazing Content in Record Time

By | Apr 27, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Odds are you already know how a well done, robust blog can positively impact your business. According to HubSpot, 84% of inbound marketers see activities like blogging and SEO as rising in importance. Even as other digital tools see an increase in user activity,…

Trends

Are Bots Good for Business?

By | Apr 27, 2016 at 6:00 pm

One of the latest trends in technology have come from the emergence of bots. From Facebook to Google and Amazon, projected bot projects are beginning to line up the market. But as much as the tech community is excited for the emergence of bots,…

Tips & How To’s

Paris

Learn to Be an Entrepreneur for Free with TheFamily

By | Apr 27, 2016 at 12:45 pm

Anyone can become an entrepreneur. At least, that’s what it says on the website of Paris-based startup accelerator TheFamily. And if their rising popularity and gigantic funding deals are any indication, they might be right. So, if you are looking to start a business in Europe,…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Study: Work-Life Balance Is Improving

By | Apr 27, 2016 at 10:44 am

Today, everyone is connected. Whether it be through email and text or through social media and dating apps, the arm of technology is longer than ever before. And while these technologies have turned businesses into well-oiled production machines, they have also provided employees with…

Tips & How To’s

6 Uncomfortable Things That Will Make You More Successful

By | Apr 26, 2016 at 5:25 pm

It would be wonderful if the path to success was an easy one. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. To become successful, you must do some things that can feel really  uncomfortable at first. Fortunately, once you get past the initial discomfort and anxiety, it’s…

Reports & Rankings

Top 10 Highest-Funded Asian Startups in 2016 So Far

By | Apr 26, 2016 at 9:45 am

The first quarter of 2016 closed less than a month ago, and the companies at the top of the pack in Asia accounted for $2.9 billion. And while this number is more than impressive, it represents a decline consistent with the Asian market as…

Tips & How To’s

12 Books Recommended by Women Entrepreneurs

By | Apr 26, 2016 at 9:05 am

Are you a woman in the startup world? Do you sometimes like hearing about what other women entrepreneurs are reading? There are a lot of books that claim to have the best advice for starting up, being an entrepreneur, creating the perfect business model,…

Trends

The Growth of Consumer Markets, Thanks to Social Media

By | Apr 26, 2016 at 8:40 am

Social media has brought about many digital trends and has crossed several niches. But one unexpected cross-market has to come with social media’s influence on the consumer market. Now more than ever, there is a burgeoning market full of consumer-friendly products being specially marketed…

Tips & How To’s

How to Optimize Your Small Business Website for Mobile

By | Apr 25, 2016 at 10:00 pm

As technology continues to grow, search engine optimization (SEO) is becoming increasingly vital to the overall success of a small business. Proper optimization of a website is now one of the most effective opportunities to grow businesses for online recognition and reputation. However, the…

Healthy Entrepreneur

The Blue Light from Your Devices Is Destroying Your Sleep Quality

By | Apr 25, 2016 at 9:00 pm

There are plenty of reasons to miss out on sleep. Maybe your best friend was in town and you wanted to hang out with them all night. Maybe your upstairs neighbor his holding his weekly fight club at 2 AM. Maybe the Chicago Blackhawks…

Lifestyle

Melbourne

Study: You Should Only Work Three Days A Week

By | Apr 24, 2016 at 2:09 pm

When the weekend arrives, you are burned out. After five-days of working, the only thing you want to do is sit back, relax and enjoy some much deserved down time. And while this has been the norm for what feels like millions of years, a…

Lifestyle

28 Dogs That Secretly Power Startups [PHOTOS]

By | Apr 23, 2016 at 8:00 pm

In today’s world, office environments come in many different shapes and sizes, with benefits both typical and out of the norm. There is also a growing trend, especially for startups, to expand their teams with four-legged companions. From reducing stress to creating a more…