Tips & How To’s

5 Tips To Prepare Your Ecommerce Site For Consumer Trends In 2017

By | Jan 4, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Website owners face new trends in web design, web development, and online marketing that impact their ability to reach target consumers every year. Although changing consumer demand affects every business, it has a particularly large impact on ecommerce sites that rely on online sales for…

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Las Vegas

Why Eureka Park Embodies the Spirit of CES 2017

By | Jan 4, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Tech.Co has partnered with Arlington Economic Development to bring you this story. For more in this sponsored series: AED ecosystem. This year’s first big tech get together is already upon us: The Consumer Electronics Show is gearing up at Las Vegas, NV, and will run from…

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Chicago

SpotHero’s Mark Lawrence on Building a Marketplace Business

By | Jan 2, 2017 at 12:45 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.  Whether you’re in a big city or a small town, parking is the worst. Fortunately, someone is trying to do something about…

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10 Successful Entrepreneurs on Keeping Their New Year Resolutions

By | Jan 1, 2017 at 12:45 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. The new year can bring a lot of pressure to better yourself. Many people take to making New Year resolutions in hopes of committing to…

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How To Cope with Startup Failure

By | Dec 31, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Depending upon the research you subscribe to, startups in all industries have either an average of a 50% failure rate within the first five years, or, as Neil Patel stated in a Forbes article in 2015, 90% will fail. Perhaps the actual truth is…

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How to Turn Your Hobby Into a Successful Business

By | Dec 31, 2016 at 12:45 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. As someone who has always really enjoyed looking at other people’s gardens and the one who will literally stop and smell the roses, lilacs, peonies and any…

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Philip Alexander of Mentorial on the Shifting Mindset of Millennials [Video]

By | Dec 31, 2016 at 10:30 am

Mentoring done well is about understanding your own talents, knowing how to leverage them, and becoming the best version of yourself. It’s a subject that is often misunderstood for the value and transient nature of how to model mentoring for the next generation. In this…

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4 Trends Staffing Firms Should Look Out for in 2017

By | Dec 30, 2016 at 8:30 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. The highs and lows of the past can often dictate a lot about what your firm can expect in the upcoming year. Mature or established…

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Founder Stories: Teenpreneur Tamir Vigder on Being a Growth Hacker

By | Dec 30, 2016 at 10:30 am

Ever wonder what makes an entrepreneur? What is their drive? How do they know it’s their destiny to create, build, start up and grow? In this edition of Founder Stories, I sat down with Tamir Vigder, an inspirational young man who, at an incredible young age, has figured…

Dev & Design

Where Most Freelance Web Designers Go Wrong: Picking Clients

By | Dec 29, 2016 at 5:50 pm

In the wild world of freelancing and remote work, website designers stand tall. Any business or operation big and small needs an online presence, and it’s a big, one-time project that’s best covered under a freelance contract. But like any freelance career, web designers need…

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How to Avoid Unintentionally Setting Low Expectations for Yourself

By | Dec 29, 2016 at 2:20 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Setting realistic expectations is the best way to set yourself up for success. However, setting goals that are “too realistic” can lead to a lack…

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6 Tips For Launching A Startup While Working A Full-Time Job

By | Dec 29, 2016 at 9:15 am

Launching a startup while having a full-time job is challenging but unfortunately a necessity for many entrepreneurs. According to studies, 37 percent to 58 percent of all startups fail within four years. Having a steady paycheck ensures that you won’t have to worry about paying the…

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7 Questions You Should Ask Every Employee That Leaves Your Company

By | Dec 28, 2016 at 5:50 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. In the startup world, scaling up is typically the major focus. But not every employee is going to be the perfect fit, so a little…

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The Top 10 Elon Musk Moments of 2016

By | Dec 28, 2016 at 12:50 pm

While 2016 has been rough for celebrity deaths, it has been pretty great for Elon Musk. Between Tesla’s impressive self-driving technology, SpaceX’s lofty aspirations, and South Park’s barely insulting rendition of the innovator, Elon Musk is having a good year. And as 2016 comes…

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8 Tips for Dealing With Competitors

By | Dec 27, 2016 at 2:30 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…

Marketing

The 8 Essentials of Every Great Marketing Strategy

By | Dec 26, 2016 at 12:45 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Creating a great marketing strategy is like baking a pie — you don’t want to leave out the most important ingredients. For many small business…