Tips & How To’s

5 Ways to Boost Your Job Interview Confidence

By | Sep 14, 2016 at 5:00 pm

You can read about best job interview practices for days: Interviews are something everyone needs to do, and many people feel like they can never be prepared for. But there’s just one trait that goes the farthest: confidence. Here’s a quick list of things…

Coworking spaces


Bar Works: Why Work at Home When You Can Work in a Bar

By | Sep 14, 2016 at 12:33 pm

As freelancers, travelers, and entrepreneurs, we all know the plight of finding a work environment that not only inspires creativity, but also lacks the baristas giving you the stink eye. Sure, it feels like coworking spaces are a dime a dozen now, especially in…


Why You Need to Write Down Your Company Values ASAP

By | Sep 14, 2016 at 10:20 am

There are two great examples of a stellar company culture. The first: Netflix’s 124-slide presentation, titled “Culture,” which has been viewed 14 million times. The second: Valve’s Handbook for New Employees, a pdf that whimsically details a healthy and creative work environment. What do…

Tips & How To’s

When It Comes to Websites, It’s Allow About the User

By | Sep 13, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Startups are always looking for different routes to success. But without a website, you might as well throw in the towel now. A website is one of the most useful marketing tools, allowing customers and prospects to interact with a brand in the click of a…



Why You Should Ask for Advice Instead of Money

By | Sep 13, 2016 at 12:30 pm

This post originally appeared on Tech In Chicago. Visit Tech In Chicago to listen to more interviews with Chicago’s top startup founders and venture capitalists.  Rod Rakic is the founder of OpenAirplane, a plane sharing marketplace. OpenAirplane makes it easy for pilots to find, book, and pay…




This Man Is Boosting South America’s Entrepreneurship

By | Sep 13, 2016 at 9:45 am

We all know how entrepreneurship is booming in North America. While the rate of self-employment is dropping, starting a business remains a very appealing business option. In other parts of the globe, attracting and creating entrepreneurs is an important means to boosting the local…

Tips & How To’s

Here Are 7 Content Marketing Tips for Your Startup

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Most effective startups hit the ground running with their content marketing efforts. If you own a startup and want to generate a lot of buzz, build up a base of interested buyers and, take the world by storm, you’re going to need to focus on content marketing way…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Alternative Sleep Schedules Can Supercharge Your Work Life

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Entrepreneurs are always pressed for time. Between the incredible demands at work and their attempts to preserve a social life, there’s very little time for anything else, sleep included. Unfortunately, a lack of quality sleep is dangerous and unhealthy. Eventually, it’ll erode the progress you’ve made…

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Lessons from Techstars on Perfecting the Startup Pitch: Part Two

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 4:40 pm

This article is courtesy of Techstars, the best global ecosystem for entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market. From inspiration to IPO, Techstars empowers the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey by providing a global ecosystem made up of tens of thousands…

Tips & How To’s

The Top 6 Legal Documents for Every Startup

By | Sep 9, 2016 at 10:00 pm

You’ve got your product and you know your market. All you need to do now is get your business started. But in the complicated world of federal and state incorporation, how does a business that’s just getting started make sure to avoid problems and…

HR and Recruiting

5 Ways Tech Is Changing Human Resources

By | Sep 9, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Technology is changing the business world. Human resources is typically a department that is constantly jam-packed with activities. Advancements in technology have done a lot to reduce administrative tasks so HR reps are able to focus on bigger hands-on issues. A number of HR…


The Inevitable Evolution of Entrepreneurs

By | Sep 9, 2016 at 8:00 pm

A few years ago, starting a business was akin to climbing Mount Everest – yes, it could be done, but only by a very few brave souls. And while some risk-takers reached the summit, some were inevitably swept under the weight and speed of…


SMS Marketing Is Still Alive and Well in the Startup World

By | Sep 9, 2016 at 7:00 pm

If you’ve jumped on the digital marketing bandwagon, then you’ll probably know a lot about SEO, social media and back link building. You may even be well versed in terms like SERP, anchor text and domain authority. There’s a lot to know and you might…


How to Split Test Facebook Ads

By | Sep 9, 2016 at 3:30 pm

A huge element in marketing and developing is split testing. How huge? Obama split tested email headlines when fundraising for both presidential campaigns: the headline “I will be outspent” performed 529 percentbetter than the vague “The one thing the polls got right.” He got…

Marketing & Social Media

Why Influencers Need to Value FTC Guidelines

By | Sep 9, 2016 at 3:00 pm

The folks at TruthInAdvertising very publicly outed the Kardashian clan for posting carefully curated Instagram posts touting their love for products that, in fact, they were paid to promote. There are rules about that, and they are called FTC guidelines. So why is it that…

Tips & How To’s

10 Tips to Make Your MacBook Run as Fast as Usain Bolt

By | Sep 9, 2016 at 11:45 am

Nobody wants a machine that reminds them of a slug. It’s the worst.What’s worse than dragging yourself through the mud? The world demands A LOT from us and our machines. Improving your machine speed is as easy as hitting up DuckDuckGo. Others? Well, they…

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6 Smart Flight Hacks for Jet-Setting Entrepreneurs

By | Sep 9, 2016 at 9:50 am

The world is your oyster. You can afford to run your business remotely or have hopped onto the booming freelance bandwagon and can now work and play whenever you are. Being a digital nomad is no longer a fad, it’s the reality a lot…