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4 Websites That Will Make Your Kids Smarter

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Being a modern parent means embracing the power of online education and teaching your kid to use the Internet in a productive manner. Try to show your kid that the world web is not only about watching funny cat videos and sending emojis on Facebook with the next four amazing educational websites. 1. Skillshare Skillshare is a… Read more »


3 Ways To Reframe Failure and Learn from Rejection

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Failing is a part of success. Everyone fails at something. In fact, many times the people who hate losing the most are the most passionate entrepreneurs. What separates great leaders from the norm is how long they take to brush themselves off when they get kicked down. When we focus too much on the pain… Read more »


Relax, Retreat, and Learn How to Invest in Cannabis

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I don’t have to say that the legal cannabis market is on fire anymore because you all know, whether from reading my content or just paying attention to the news. However, it can be difficult for everyday people to capitalize on the burgeoning market like Peter Thiel can; what a lot of people might not know… Read more »


5 Tools to Step up Your Marketing Game

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The marketing department of every company often makes the difference between failure and success. However, coming up with a foolproof marketing plan in 2015 won’t be easy, unless you have hundreds of thousands of dollars to spend on the services of the best specialists. Small businesses rarely rely on such services, and instead they look… Read more »


17 Free Tools To Become A Growth Hacking Expert

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Whether you love the term or hate the term, growth hacking is the way startups today are describing their method of figuring out which marketing tools work, and which don’t; but doing so in a brief iterative cycle. Try it, test it, dump it – or try it, test it, and scale it. That’s why… Read more »


6 Questions to Answer Before Considering a Startup IPO

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This information is brought to you through a sponsorship from our partner Advaion. Every year we see dozens of companies going public, usually attempting to raise capital in the hopes of expanding. This process of getting an initial public offering (IPO) isn’t a walk in the park though; plenty of companies try to go public but… Read more »


4 Smart Tips For Protecting Your Online Privacy

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Privacy is an incredibly rare commodity in today’s world.  Governments worldwide are known for spying on their citizens‘ online activity and blocking certain sites; Google is reading your emails and collecting all sorts of private data to share it with the advertisers and online merchants who’d love to sell you even more products and services…. Read more »


Mammoth is a Dynamic Communication Tool Born of Frustration

Mammoth communication

What if one day all of your communication could be centralized? Karan Gupta, Amit Narayanan, and Ashish Krishna are the founders of Mammoth, a communication and publishing tool for groups. The Mammoth mission is to centralize communication. Gupta and Krishna have been friends for over 18 years. Gupta and Narayanan met at Sony PlayStation 7 years ago. The founders… Read more »


A Quick Guide to Hacking Workplace Procrastination

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We’ve all been there; we wake up and go to bed thinking about our endless to-do lists. Yet, we find ourselves doing everything except what’s on that list. Being productive has a lot to do with habits and also mindset. Impediments to productivity is a combination of poor organization and psychology. The purpose of this… Read more »


Four Ways to Change Your Cold Calling Mindset

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When it comes to cold calling, you either love it or hate it. But either way, cold calling is one of the most effective ways to generate new business for your startup. Simultaneously, cold calling can be quite intimidating and nerve racking. When I first started, I would easily get discouraged from rejections. Now I love… Read more »


5 Time Management Tools to Tame Distractions

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Image credit: Flickr/edgeplot We’re no stranger to daily distractions and frequent interruptions that constantly make us feel pulled in different directions. While it’s difficult to take out those interruptions, it’s much easier to control how much time you spend on interruptions, and analyze the time you have to spend on your own thoughts, conversations, and actions. Not only do individuals need… Read more »


5 Ways to Increase Conversions Using User Personas

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Creating a new paid search campaign is quite easy, but did you know how difficult it is to identify your target audience? Buyer personas are vital in any marketing campaign, even though they have not been given the attention they deserve. More often than not, marketing companies go full swing into a PPC campaign without having an… Read more »


Essential Home Office Hardware for Freelancers

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A lot of people think the set up costs for an online freelancing business are virtually none. After all, you already have a computer, internet access, and a phone – and that is enough to do your job, right? Well, if you have to you can get by with these things alone, but you will… Read more »


How the Agile Approach Drives Innovation

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The workload of any project manager is rather heavy, but this is particularly so in the IT industry, where dynamic decision making and innovation is critical to product development. This makes the traditional “Waterfall” project management style unsuitable for such an environment. So how can IT project managers or team leaders effectively manage company priorities,… Read more »