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5 Reasons Why People Back Crowdfunding Projects

By | Sep 23, 2016 at 7:00 pm

In 2012 I decided to pursue an idea I had to develop a surfing journal app called Surfr. At that time, I already had one app on the App Store called Promtr that was self-funded and generating some revenue. However, I knew that Surfr…

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Here’s How to Recover Lost Photos and Data on Android and iOS Devices

By | Sep 23, 2016 at 5:00 pm

You’ve probably felt it before: that sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach when, by accident, you’ve deleted a picture, contact or text message that you needed. In a second, all that important information gone, forever. It’s just not fair! Well, maybe not forever. Thankfully, there…

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7 Ways Marketers Benefit from the US Presidential Election

By | Sep 23, 2016 at 4:00 pm

With the election coming up, marketers are enjoying this time of year. They have so many benefits that come their way when it comes time for an election year. A marketer’s main goal is to take advantage of all of the marketing benefits without…

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4 Smart Growth Hacks to Reduce Blog Bounce Rate

By | Sep 23, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Everyone tells you that your startup needs to have a blog. What is more, you were even told that it’s the best way to get more customers/users on board, earn higher revenues and push your name to the world. Yet, when you look at…

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6 Things Startups Can Do to Stop Cyber Attacks

By | Sep 20, 2016 at 6:00 pm

As many unfortunate startups know, cyber attacks do not only affect large businesses. For smaller companies, the effects can be devastating. If you are connected to the web, either with a computer or mobile device, you are potentially a target and need to take the…

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The 3 Steps to Near-Zero Customer Churn

By | Sep 20, 2016 at 4:30 pm

In the startup world, everyone wants a low churn rate. But everyone has a high churn rate. Like plenty of other holy grails of starting a tech company, like rapid growth hacking, a healthy culture and fast scaling, keeping a low customer churn rate…

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How to Be the Top Competitor in Your Online Job Search

By | Sep 16, 2016 at 9:00 pm

It’s rare to hear that by making something more convenient and easier to use, you have caused a huge problem. But this is the case for the online job search. Applying for jobs online today is as straightforward as ordering delivery pizza, only less…

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4 Tips for Bootstrapping Your Startup

By | Sep 16, 2016 at 6:15 pm

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…

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How to Create a Successful Social Good App

By | Sep 16, 2016 at 4:45 pm

This article was brought to you in partnership with Mobile Future, whose expertise in wireless innovations is helping to inform and connect tech innovators, mobile entrepreneurs, and policymakers. Submit your mobile app by October 5 at 6 PM (ET) for a chance at $10,000…

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Essential Tips for Starting a Service Business

By | Sep 16, 2016 at 9:14 am

Anyone can start selling a service. If you have a certain skill, knowledge or experience that other people deem valuable, you immediately become qualified. A service business model has hardly any entry barrier. However, it certainly doesn’t mean that you should come unprepared. Operating…

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Can You Find the Hidden Meanings in These 5 Company Logos?

By | Sep 15, 2016 at 10:00 pm

Creating a logo for your brand or business is one of the most important things you can. Not only will your logo represent your brand and business, it’s also something that will be associated with your company for years to come. With so much riding…

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How a Transition Checklist Helps Your Startup Expand

By | Sep 15, 2016 at 5:00 pm

If you can count the number of your entire startup team members with two hands, you have a small startup. Somewhere along the way, you’ll need to expand, and you probably won’t have much time to do so. I’ve got bad news for you:…

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How to Overcome Content Shock in the Digital Age

By | Sep 15, 2016 at 4:00 pm

In the marketing world, content is king. All marketing strategies are based around the creation of content that resonates with your desired audience. The more useful and actionable your content is, the faster you will reach your online goals through your site or blog. However,…

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The 7 Coolest Ways to Ring Your Morning Bell [Video]

By | Sep 15, 2016 at 1:30 pm

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…

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3 Conversion Optimization Tweaks You Can Implement Today

By | Sep 15, 2016 at 9:19 am

Whenever someone lands on your website, you want them to perform a specific action. After all, you’ve invested so much in getting that traffic. When a user does perform the desired action – that’s a conversion. And when it doesn’t happen, well, that means…

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5 Ways to Boost Your Job Interview Confidence

By | Sep 14, 2016 at 5:00 pm

You can read about best job interview practices for days: Interviews are something everyone needs to do, and many people feel like they can never be prepared for. But there’s just one trait that goes the farthest: confidence. Here’s a quick list of things…

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Why You Need to Write Down Your Company Values ASAP

By | Sep 14, 2016 at 10:20 am

There are two great examples of a stellar company culture. The first: Netflix’s 124-slide presentation, titled “Culture,” which has been viewed 14 million times. The second: Valve’s Handbook for New Employees, a pdf that whimsically details a healthy and creative work environment. What do…