Tips & How To’s

How to Avoid Letting Your Smartphone Ruin Your Work-Life Balance

By | Dec 2, 2016 at 12:50 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Put your smartphone down for designated periods of time each day so you can focus on what really matters. With my constant travel schedule and…

Marketing

5 Ways To Create a Smart and Affordable Marketing Strategy

By | Dec 1, 2016 at 9:15 am

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Creating and implementing a smart marketing plan can be a challenge for small businesses, particularly when they’re spending the bulk of their day putting out…

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Productivity

How to Measure Productivity Gains From Office Redesigns

By | Nov 30, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Your office’s environment can be your biggest asset or your largest obstacle. When a workspace is optimized to meet the physical and mental needs of employees, it can boost performance by an astounding 22 percent. However, surveys suggest that 90 percent of global workers are unsatisfied…

Marketing

6 Reasons Why Your Content Marketing Doesn’t Work

By | Nov 30, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Today’s consumers are pretty smart. While old television commercials used to be able to persuade them to buy, they now understands the psychological techniques in use when companies “hard sell,” and they aren’t impressed. They don’t believe much of the great promises either, because they’ve…

Tips & How To’s

5 Tips for Managing Your Personal Finances As An Entrepreneur

By | Nov 30, 2016 at 11:20 am

If you’re in the midst of starting up a new business, congratulations. While incredibly challenging, this adventure into the startup world is an amazingly rewarding experience. It’s exciting to see a business grow, but when you feel your financial situation being stretched beyond its limits,…

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Tips & How To’s

5 Reasons Instant Messaging Makes Sense for Businesses

By | Nov 29, 2016 at 8:30 pm

Instant messaging, also known as IM, is a special kind of online chat that provides real-time text communication with the help of the Internet. Instant messaging has been used for more than 25 years now, but the fact is that this form of communication…

Tips & How To’s

5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Drone

By | Nov 28, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Drones are making this world a better place in more ways than one. Whether you want to enjoy them for fun or need to investigate downed power lines, these handy flying devices are revolutionizing industry after industry on a regular basis. New drones are…

Culture

4 Ways to Spark Creativity and Inspire Tech Employees

By | Nov 27, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Your company is only as great as your team. This is even more true in the case of tech firms that are competing in the digital economy. Inspiration and the grit to continue working until projects are completed contribute to the best of our…

Tips & How To’s

5 Ways You Can Use Behavioral Economics to Your Business’s Advantage

By | Nov 25, 2016 at 10:30 am

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Startups are always growing. They key to success is to always be growing with them. For everything from pricing to employee management, looking for tried-and-true…

Marketing

The Direct Correlation Between Trust and Conversion Rates

By | Nov 22, 2016 at 8:30 pm

Everyone is involved in establishing trust in an ecommerce business. Content marketers try to connect and develop relationships, while sales and customer service reps try to be responsive. Even owners are designing their sites for great UX and UI. All of these things help…

Marketing

4 Tools to Generate More Leads and Conversions with Your Webinar

By | Nov 22, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Running webinars can be a great way to bolster your brand’s reputation and generate new leads. According to the Content Marketing Institute, nearly two thirds of marketers used webinars in 2015. There are many benefits of webinar marketing, so it’s hardly surprising that they…

Legal

6 Costly Legal Mistakes Made by Startups

By | Nov 21, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Launching a startup is undeniably an exciting time. Not only are you finally your own boss, but you also have a chance to become one of the most prolific companies in the world. Granted, that’s unlikely, but who knows, right? Unfortunately, that excitement can be…

Data

How to Streamline the Data Science Workflow with SciKit-Learn [Video]

By | Nov 19, 2016 at 12:45 pm

This article is courtesy of the Galvanize blog. Interested in entrepreneurship, web development, or data science? Check out the Galvanized Newsletter, bringing you the best content from The Learning Community for Technology. You can never learn too much. SciKit-Learn is an open source machine learning library…

Tips & How To’s

The Next Facebook, Bars, and 4 Other Startup Ideas That Always Fail

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 4:30 pm

There are a lot of ideas that founders think are more unique than they actually are. And since these ideas aren’t that great, they tend to fail just in time for someone else to come up with something incredibly similar. As an aside: This is…