This Is Literally Every Person Who Comes Back from Burning Man [Video]

By | Sep 8, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Every year, scores of people descend on Black Rock Desert in Nevada for Burning Man, a festival that boasts a temporary community that erects itself out of nowhere. Millions of people cover their eyes, dress up in extravagant outfits, and let the world flow through them…


Kids Are Spending Way More Time Watching Netflix Than Playing Outside

By | Sep 8, 2016 at 1:36 pm

It’s no secret that kids love screens. Between Saturday morning cartoons and video games, it’s a wonder how they’re ever able to pry themselves away from their living rooms, basements, and offices. And while recent years have proven to exacerbate this obsession, playing outside…

Dev & Design

6 Tips for Creating Scalable Websites

By | Sep 8, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Facebook launched in February, 2004. By the end of that year, it had about one million users. By June, 2016, the number of monthly users averaged 1.7 billion. And users expect their walls and profile pages to load quickly; they expect to be able…



Mel Robbins to Entrepreneurs: Your Habits Need Disruption More Than Your Industry

By | Sep 8, 2016 at 11:45 am

This article is part of a Startup Week content series brought to you by CHASE for BUSINESS. Startup Week is celebration of entrepreneurs in cities around the globe. CHASE for BUSINESS is everything a business needs in one place, from expert advice to valuable…

Tips & How To’s

The Top 10 Most In-Demand Tech Skills Right Now

By | Sep 8, 2016 at 11:00 am

Job search application 500 Miles just released a report, using big data to figure out which skills were in the highest demand across 350,000 tech companies all over the world. The goal: to “provide deep insights that help you make more informed decisions about the skills you…




Why Your Startup Should Join an Accelerator

By | Sep 7, 2016 at 3:30 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.  Constance Freedman is the founder and managing partner of Moderne Ventures, an early-stage venture fund and accelerator investing in technology companies in…


Tips for Maximizing Cloud Storage on Google Drive, Dropbox and OneDrive

By | Sep 7, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Even though it seems like the cloud capacity is almost endless, all cloud storage providers do, in fact, have quite tangible limits of what you can get for free. With Dropbox that is 2GB, Google Drive offers lavish 15GB, Box features 10GB for free…

Marketing & Social Media

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5 Ways to Leverage Facebook Live for Better Engagement

By | Sep 7, 2016 at 9:45 am

Facebook Live is a well-known commodity in news for the better part of 2015. Initially rolled out to celebrities and big brands, the feature was later made public with new and improved features added into the hierarchy. When it comes to social media platforms,…

Tips & How To’s

Want a $1M Seed Round? Try Scheduling 200 Meetings Over 10 Weeks

By | Sep 7, 2016 at 9:11 am

Everyone hates meetings. Which is a problem. Because meetings are essential. And since no single meeting is perfect, the only solution is to have as many meetings as possible. There’s even a rule of thumb: Plan on enduring 200 meetings over ten weeks if you…

Tips & How To’s

How Seasonal Businesses Can Take Advantage Of Holidays

By | Sep 6, 2016 at 10:00 pm

Seasonal businesses have the potential to make a killing during the holiday season. The problem is that when those holidays end, the work dries up. After all, what’s a Christmas card writers do when the season comes to an end? It might be hard to…

Tips & How To’s

6 Ways to Optimize Your Spending Budget

By | Sep 6, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Everyone – no matter what income level – loves to save money. So why is it that we often find ourselves spending randomly, and then wonder where our money went? While it’s completely up to you to build a budget and stick to it,…


4 Devices That Will Help You Sleep Better Every Night

By | Sep 6, 2016 at 6:00 pm

As study after study has shown, your favorite screens are making it difficult to fall asleep. Whether it’s blue light emissions or mental overstimulation, your phones, computers, and tablets are keeping you up at night. While it’s true that some technology can make it…

Personal Branding

Forget Product-First: A Lesson in the Value of Networking

By | Sep 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm

This article was brought to you in partnership with .ME, the premium top-level domain for professionals focused on building their online reputation. A 2010 analysis by the Harvard Business Review revealed that investors placed more money into companies in “which they were connected through…

Tips & How To’s

7 Essential Legal Documents Your Startup Needs

By | Sep 6, 2016 at 11:00 am

If you are launching a startup, the most important thing that you can do is to ensure that your bases are covered when it comes to having all of the necessary legal documents in place. This means bringing on qualified legal counsel as early…

Tips & How To’s

Why (and How) to Let Your Employees Pinpoint Your Biggest Hurdles

By | Sep 6, 2016 at 9:45 am

Let’s face it: Most companies are scared to ask their employees “What are we doing wrong here?” That’s because employees often come armed with a laundry list of grievances that organizations either don’t want to hear or don’t believe are problems. The result? Issues…


4 Ways to Combine Internet Marketing with SMS

By | Sep 2, 2016 at 5:05 pm

Internet marketing has evolved since the days of AOL. They used to send free CDs to their email customers. While things have changed significantly since then, the Internet remains one of the most valuable mediums to reach and convert customers. Internet marketers must constantly…

Tips & How To’s

5 Ways to Support Your Business as a Digital Nomad Novice

By | Sep 2, 2016 at 4:08 pm

You’ve done it! You’re now in-charge of your own life and career. No more bosses, tight schedules, or awkward cooler conversations with coworkers. As a novice digital nomad, you’re starting to spread your wings. Plus, you have a fledgling online enterprise that you’re feeling…