Culture

8 Things You Can Do Today to Grow Your Company Culture

By | Jan 22, 2017 at 10:30 am

Company culture is a vital part of any successful business model, because happy employees equal happy clients. In today’s competitive global marketplace, maintaining a thriving (and happy) office environment often gets pushed to the bottom of a CEO’s to-do list.   When I launched STRV,…

Culture

How One Founder Built A Company Culture With Compliments

By | Jan 21, 2017 at 10:30 am

For a founder, building a company culture takes time and effort away from the day-to-day operations. But in the long run, it can certainly make the day more enjoyable and productive for employees. And a happy employee makes for a happy startup. The Young Entrepreneurship…

Marketing

How to Build Your Instagram Account from Scratch

By | Jan 20, 2017 at 5:50 pm

We all know the importance of social media today. Whether you are a business or a brand there are a multitude of reasons for you to keep up with your social media accounts. But if you are starting from scratch it can be a…

Tips & How To’s

3 Ways to Get the Highest R&D Tax Credit

By | Jan 20, 2017 at 9:15 am

Startups should always strive to be innovative and affordable. Unfortunately, they don’t always succeed, as a CB Insights survey notes that 29 percent of startups fail because of cash-flow issues. For tech entrepreneurs who want to break into an established industry — or just…

Tips & How To’s

4 Secret Ingredients for Writing a Winning Business Case Study

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm

So, you want to attract new customers and compel them to buy your products and services? But why would they spend their hard-earned money on them if they don’t understand their value and purpose? This is where business case studies come handy. Using case…

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Tips & How To’s

Real World Marketing Ideas for Your Online Business

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 11:20 am

Owning an online business comes with a lot of advantages. For one, online businesses allow for seriously reduced overhead cost. If you don’t own or pay rent to use a physical space, you can channel that money into other parts of the business. But…

Tips & How To’s

3 Ways to Overcome Your Nerves and Be Comfortable While Networking

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 10:30 am

For some entrepreneurs, networking can be an anxiety-inducing obligation. Fortunately, the right mindset and a little bit of preparation can do wonders in helping you overcome this arduous necessity that plagues many entrepreneurs. We asked three entrepreneurs what they do to overcome their nerves and…

Tips & How To’s

How to Know Who Your Competitors Really Are

By | Jan 19, 2017 at 9:15 am

In the notoriously competitive tech industry, it sometimes feels like your idea is dead before it makes it off the cocktail napkin. No matter the product, someone else always seems to get there first. About 100 million businesses launch annually. That’s three businesses per…

Tips & How To’s

4 Ways You Can Help Your Management Team Grow as Leaders

By | Jan 18, 2017 at 8:30 pm

A good management team can be the difference between a big Series A and a serious problem. And if you want your management team to grow as leaders, all you have to do is give them the chance to shine with responsibility and advice. We…

Tips & How To’s

For User Experience Design That Delights, Put People First

By | Jan 18, 2017 at 7:00 pm

In a world saturated with web and mobile apps, great user experience (UX) design remains scarce. Maybe that shouldn’t be a surprise. After all, optimizing digital experiences for human behavior is always a challenge. As entrepreneurs or designers, it can be easy to fall into the…

Marketing

4 Simple Blogging Platforms You Should Know About

By | Jan 18, 2017 at 9:15 am

If you don’t already know, content marketing is one of the most affordable and effective means of getting your brand out there. And in an age where the internet is increasingly dominated by social networks, is it still worth it to launch a blog?…

HR and Recruiting

How Should You Measure an Employee’s Leadership Potential?

By | Jan 16, 2017 at 10:30 am

If you’re lucky, one of your everyday employees will demonstrate an ability to manage people, delegate tasks, and take responsibility for ongoing projects. As someone in management, one of your duties is to pick out which employees have the most leadership potential when future positions…

Tips & How To’s

Moving for a Job? Here Are the 7 Best Household Moving Companies.

By | Jan 14, 2017 at 10:30 am

Numerous moving companies operate within the United States. Thousands of moving companies are available across the Nation. We can see a high number of family-run moving companies in counties and small towns. The people that live in small towns prefer the personal element in moving…

HR and Recruiting

14 Things Job Hunters Can Do to Show Off Their Personal Brand

By | Jan 13, 2017 at 8:30 pm

It’s a new year and you’ve decided it’s time to move on and find a new position. Unfortunately, hundreds of other people have the exact same idea. So how can you stand out from the crowd and boost your personal brand to get noticed by…

Culture

Study: 78 Percent of Tech Workers Should Find a Better Job

By | Jan 13, 2017 at 10:30 am

Earlier, we mentioned a study showing that the average U.S. worker is underpaid about $5,ooo a year. It gets worse: New research indicates that a whopping 78 percent of all tech and engineering workers have a “compelling reason” to leave their current position or workplace….

Marketing

10 Visual Content Marketing Statistics to Consider in 2017 [Infographic]

By | Jan 12, 2017 at 3:30 pm

With a new year ahead of us, marketers will be looking for ways to stay ahead of the curve. After all, a new year means new trends, new strategies, and new ideas to tackle in the marketing world. Visual content marketing is a field that…

Marketing

The Battle of the Marketing Strategies: Digital vs. Traditional

By | Jan 12, 2017 at 11:20 am

The 21st-century economy runs on the art of persuading people to purchase a product or service. However, in recent years, there’s been a gradual transition from traditional marketing to the digital mode of doing things. This has left many potential entrepreneurs and investors wondering…