Tips & How To’s

How to Be More Selective in the Apps You Download

By | Dec 22, 2015 at 10:00 am

As of July 2015, the total number of apps in the two most popular stores – GooglePlay and Apple AppStore – exceeded 3,100,000; in half a year since then, probably another hundred thousand rolled out. To navigate in this multitude on your own is…

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Web Design Strategies for Startups

By | Dec 21, 2015 at 7:00 pm

A website is an absolute must for all startups. While free website platforms might seem attractive – especially for cash-strapped startups – the image they portray isn’t always professional. So do you make the leap and hire an outside firm to design a killer…

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4 Tips for Starting a Business Using Crowdfunding

By | Dec 20, 2015 at 4:00 pm

For startups, one of the most challenging aspects to really getting the ball rolling is raising enough capital to open the doors and begin winning clients. Venture firms want you to prove traction – or gain some clients – to prove that your concept…

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How Seniors Can Risk-Proof Their Homes with Today’s Technology

By | Dec 20, 2015 at 12:30 pm

As we get older the challenges of living alone in our homes grows. Different medical conditions, limited mobility, hearing and vision issues are some among many factors that can contribute to making independent lives complicated or even impossible. Seniors often prefer to stay in…

Marketing

Taking Cues from Traditional Advertising Methods

By | Dec 20, 2015 at 11:21 am

As marketing gets more technological, sometimes it is important to take a step back and learn how some old school marketing techniques can help you stand out and succeed. Promotional products can help promote your brand and is a marketing method that has stood…

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5 Marketing Tools You Probably Aren’t Utilizing

By | Dec 19, 2015 at 3:06 pm

Sure, we’re all on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram – some of you even use Google AdWords. Guess what? Those are the things that everyone is doing! Sometimes, you need to be bold, be different, and take things to the next level. Marketing is about…

Dev & Design

5 Web Design Structures Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

By | Dec 19, 2015 at 1:00 pm

There are five very popular structural elements that are found in a rather large percentage of the websites now on the internet. These structures are things that every entrepreneur should be aware of, so that you discuss topics of web design and web content…

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4 SEO Competitive Strategies to Improve Revenues

By | Dec 18, 2015 at 9:00 pm

For businesses looking to sell products or services online, SEO has always been a major factor in their marketing plans. For companies with a local, hometown brick and mortar presence, SEO has catapulted into their focus as Google and other search engines begin focusing…

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13 Surprising Ways to De-stress After a Long Day

By | Dec 18, 2015 at 4:00 pm

 It seems that people are busier now than they ever were before. We try to cram as much as we can into a 24-hour day, sometimes at the expense of our own well-being and sanity – this can be unhealthy or counterproductive. We will…

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5 Tips for Tapping Into Med Tech

By | Dec 18, 2015 at 2:00 pm

The med tech sector is getting a lot of traction lately with new futuristic startups like Adhere Tech – a smart wireless pill bottle and Skin Vision – an app to analyze moles and urge users to seek consultations in case of any abnormality…

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What Hootsuite CEO’s Instagram Gaffe Can Teach CEOs About Social Media

By | Dec 18, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Earlier this month, Hootsuite founder and CEO, Ryan Holmes, posted a curious photo to his Instagram account just hours after the company laid-off dozens of employees earlier the same day. The post, which showed only his hand holding a drink, included a caption reading…

Reports & Rankings

Global Connectivity Speeding Up, According to State of the Internet Report

By | Dec 18, 2015 at 11:15 am

Yesterday, Akamai Technologies, a leader in content delivery network services, released its Third Quarter, 2015 State of the Internet Report. The main things the report looked at were global connection speed, the exhaustion of IPv4, and the adoption of IPv6 (which begs the question: what happened…

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An Extrovert’s Guide to Working Remotely

By | Dec 17, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Working remotely is every professional’s dream come true, right? Take meetings in your pajamas, slip to the gym on your lunch break, eat whatever you want, whenever you want,and no bosses or coworkers getting in your business. Yep – it’s got its perks! But,…

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How Triggered Emails Will Help Increase Holiday Sales

By | Dec 17, 2015 at 2:32 pm

The holidays are upon us, and all the digital retailers are relying on email marketing to establish connections with their clients. They are hiring the sharpest copywriters and marketers to design and plan their email marketing campaigns. However, all digital marketers do not leverage…

Dev & Design

5 Essential Infographic Design Tips For Content Marketers [Infographic]

By | Dec 17, 2015 at 2:22 pm

Content marketers know that visual content is in high demand. With visual content platforms like Instagram and Pinterest dominating social media communication, many content marketers are finding that in order to produce content that people pay attention to, they have to learn some basic…

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Watch These VCs and Startup People Dance to “Hotline Bling”

By | Dec 17, 2015 at 11:10 am

The video to Drake’s “Hotline Bling” was arguably the most talked-about video in 2015 (so much so that someone took it upon themselves to create this video of President Obama “singing” the song), and created some of the Internet’s best memes. Apropos of such…

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Being an Entrepreneur Means You’re Also a Public Speaker

By | Dec 16, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Does the phrase “public speaking” send shivers down your spine? Do your palms start to sweat and your mind starts to think of ways you can avoid opening your mouth? If this is your reaction, you’re not alone. According to the Chapman University Survey on…