Productivity

7 Free Tools to Increase Productivity

By | Apr 14, 2016 at 8:00 pm

In the world of startups, time off can be quite elusive. Working all the time has become the norm and maximizing each minute has become a necessity. And if you are tired of struggling through a never-ending list of tasks, the use productivity tools could be your saving grace. Whether…

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This Big Data Analytics Engine Could Help Your Business

By | Apr 13, 2016 at 7:00 pm

MariaDB is rolling out a new storage engine named ColumnStore for massively parallel distributed query execution and big data loading. They claim the engine will support a variety of use-cases, including algorithmic analytics and real-time batch. If you have no idea what any of that…

Marketing

The A to Z of Content Marketing [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Apr 12, 2016 at 6:26 pm

Content marketing can be helpful and actionable when you know how to navigate through the noise. But with dozens of different angles and avenues to take, years of experience and training are needed to properly steer your ship through all the clouds. But with a little…

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Have a Startup Idea? Here’s What to Do Next

By | Apr 12, 2016 at 5:15 pm

Coming up with an idea in order to create a startup company is not easy but, even great ideas aren’t enough to create a great startup. In addition, you need to have the right planning and development to support your ideas. Here are three…

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How to Survive Your First Year of Entrepreneurship

By | Apr 12, 2016 at 11:51 am

The first year of entrepreneurship is the crucial one. It’s where your company will either grow at an incredible rate or immediately stagnate. It’s true that most entrepreneurs give up in the first year, according to a number of studies. This is not difficult…

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Procrastination: How to Understand It and Beat It

By | Apr 12, 2016 at 11:10 am

Some of us are right-handed and some of us are left-handed. Some of us love cilantro and some of us think it tastes like soap (seriously…fuck cilantro). And some of us are Type-A and some of us are Type-B — or natural procrastinators. You…

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Smarter Ways for Entrepreneurs to Manage Their Finances

By | Apr 11, 2016 at 10:20 am

Efficient financial management is one of the key components of your success, both in terms of personal and business financial assets. Being an entrepreneur requires experience in multiple areas, however not all of us are great when it comes to playing with the numbers….

Marketing

5 Applications of Big Data in Marketing

By | Apr 8, 2016 at 6:21 pm

If you want to get to the highest number of your target customers with high precision, then get a marketer that understands and uses big data. This is because a good marketer or good marketing strategy must have an insatiable desire to know a…

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3 Strategies for Hardware Startups to Minimize Risk

By | Apr 5, 2016 at 6:22 pm

Creating a new hardware gadget and bringing it to market is not for those adverse to taking risks. Regardless of how spectacular your product may be, or how confident you are that it will be a massive success, you should still strive to reduce…

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5 Tips for Staying Productive Through Warm Weather

By | Apr 5, 2016 at 11:15 am

With the days getting longer and the weather getting warmer, your body is starting to tell you that summer vacation is around the corner. But because you aren’t in third grade anymore, you don’t get three months off just because it’s warm outside. Studies…

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Content Marketing Is the Future of Online Marketing

By | Apr 3, 2016 at 3:04 pm

“How do I get new customers?” This age-old question is never an easy one to answer. With a plethora of options available – digital, print, referral, etc. it can be challenging for any business to develop an effective and scalable strategy. Over the past…

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Here’s Why Your Internet May Be Dropping

By | Apr 3, 2016 at 1:13 pm

For the past month or so my Internet connection has been really flaky – dropping out on me one to five times per day, and usually right when I’m in the middle of something. And with most of us working online, there really is…

Personal Branding

How to Attract Recruiters with Your Personal Brand

By | Mar 31, 2016 at 12:34 pm

This article was brought to you in partnership with .ME, the premium top-level domain for professionals focused on building their online reputation. It’s time to face reality that you must begin to manage and monitor your personal brand- don’t worry, you’re not alone. In a recent survey…

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How to Manage Your Startup’s Projects More Efficiently

By | Mar 30, 2016 at 8:29 pm

When you are at the initial stage of launching your own venture, everything sounds so exciting. Is there anything better than knowing you have the idea, which you are about to mold into a real product? Yet at this point, you are likely to…

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8 Valuable Tips for Women Entrepreneurs

By | Mar 30, 2016 at 6:56 pm

The feminist in me (which is pretty much all of me) bristles a bit when we talk about women entrepreneurs as a separate group that requires preferential advice. But unfortunately we still live in a patriarchal society and as much as I wish I…

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4 Steps to Reach Your Next Customer with Big Data

By | Mar 29, 2016 at 8:45 pm

Growing your business can be an extremely difficult task. There are billions of people who could be your next customers and thousands of channels to reach them. So it’s no surprise that understanding where to allocate your marketing dollars has become an increasingly complex…

Productivity

Surprising Productivity Statistics and Facts to Know

By | Mar 29, 2016 at 12:59 pm

We all would like more time in our lives to do the things we love and complete more of the things we might not love as much but help pay the bills. Whether it is the prospect of spending less time in the office…