Tips & How To’s

How to Create a Successful Social Good App

By | Sep 16, 2016 at 4:45 pm

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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…

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When It Comes to Websites, It’s Allow About the User

By | Sep 13, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Startups are always looking for different routes to success. But without a website, you might as well throw in the towel now. A website is one of the most useful marketing tools, allowing customers and prospects to interact with a brand in the click of a…

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Here Are 7 Content Marketing Tips for Your Startup

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Most effective startups hit the ground running with their content marketing efforts. If you own a startup and want to generate a lot of buzz, build up a base of interested buyers and, take the world by storm, you’re going to need to focus on content marketing way…

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Lessons from Techstars on Perfecting the Startup Pitch: Part Two

By | Sep 12, 2016 at 4:40 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…

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The Top 6 Legal Documents for Every Startup

By | Sep 9, 2016 at 10:00 pm

You’ve got your product and you know your market. All you need to do now is get your business started. But in the complicated world of federal and state incorporation, how does a business that’s just getting started make sure to avoid problems and…

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5 Ways Tech Is Changing Human Resources

By | Sep 9, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Technology is changing the business world. Human resources is typically a department that is constantly jam-packed with activities. Advancements in technology have done a lot to reduce administrative tasks so HR reps are able to focus on bigger hands-on issues. A number of HR…

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SMS Marketing Is Still Alive and Well in the Startup World

By | Sep 9, 2016 at 7:00 pm

If you’ve jumped on the digital marketing bandwagon, then you’ll probably know a lot about SEO, social media and back link building. You may even be well versed in terms like SERP, anchor text and domain authority. There’s a lot to know and you might…

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How to Split Test Facebook Ads

By | Sep 9, 2016 at 3:30 pm

A huge element in marketing and developing is split testing. How huge? Obama split tested email headlines when fundraising for both presidential campaigns: the headline “I will be outspent” performed 529 percentbetter than the vague “The one thing the polls got right.” He got…

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10 Tips to Make Your MacBook Run as Fast as Usain Bolt

By | Sep 9, 2016 at 11:45 am

Nobody wants a machine that reminds them of a slug. It’s the worst.What’s worse than dragging yourself through the mud? The world demands A LOT from us and our machines. Improving your machine speed is as easy as hitting up DuckDuckGo. Others? Well, they…