Marketing

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…

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6 Smart Flight Hacks for Jet-Setting Entrepreneurs

By | Sep 9, 2016 at 9:50 am

The world is your oyster. You can afford to run your business remotely or have hopped onto the booming freelance bandwagon and can now work and play whenever you are. Being a digital nomad is no longer a fad, it’s the reality a lot…

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7 Free SEO Tools to Powercharge Your SEO Campaign

By | Sep 8, 2016 at 9:01 pm

Every business is actively and obsessively participating in the race to generate traffic, get listed in top ranking in the search engine’s results and in overall drive business to success. This will involve the use of tools that are employed in the seamless and…

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The Top 10 Most In-Demand Tech Skills Right Now

By | Sep 8, 2016 at 11:00 am

Job search application 500 Miles just released a report, using big data to figure out which skills were in the highest demand across 350,000 tech companies all over the world. The goal: to “provide deep insights that help you make more informed decisions about the skills you…

Data

Tips for Maximizing Cloud Storage on Google Drive, Dropbox and OneDrive

By | Sep 7, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Even though it seems like the cloud capacity is almost endless, all cloud storage providers do, in fact, have quite tangible limits of what you can get for free. With Dropbox that is 2GB, Google Drive offers lavish 15GB, Box features 10GB for free…

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Want a $1M Seed Round? Try Scheduling 200 Meetings Over 10 Weeks

By | Sep 7, 2016 at 9:11 am

Everyone hates meetings. Which is a problem. Because meetings are essential. And since no single meeting is perfect, the only solution is to have as many meetings as possible. There’s even a rule of thumb: Plan on enduring 200 meetings over ten weeks if you…

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How Seasonal Businesses Can Take Advantage Of Holidays

By | Sep 6, 2016 at 10:00 pm

Seasonal businesses have the potential to make a killing during the holiday season. The problem is that when those holidays end, the work dries up. After all, what’s a Christmas card writers do when the season comes to an end? It might be hard to…

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6 Ways to Optimize Your Spending Budget

By | Sep 6, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Everyone – no matter what income level – loves to save money. So why is it that we often find ourselves spending randomly, and then wonder where our money went? While it’s completely up to you to build a budget and stick to it,…

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7 Essential Legal Documents Your Startup Needs

By | Sep 6, 2016 at 11:00 am

If you are launching a startup, the most important thing that you can do is to ensure that your bases are covered when it comes to having all of the necessary legal documents in place. This means bringing on qualified legal counsel as early…

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Why (and How) to Let Your Employees Pinpoint Your Biggest Hurdles

By | Sep 6, 2016 at 9:45 am

Let’s face it: Most companies are scared to ask their employees “What are we doing wrong here?” That’s because employees often come armed with a laundry list of grievances that organizations either don’t want to hear or don’t believe are problems. The result? Issues…

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4 Ways to Combine Internet Marketing with SMS

By | Sep 2, 2016 at 5:05 pm

Internet marketing has evolved since the days of AOL. They used to send free CDs to their email customers. While things have changed significantly since then, the Internet remains one of the most valuable mediums to reach and convert customers. Internet marketers must constantly…

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5 Ways to Support Your Business as a Digital Nomad Novice

By | Sep 2, 2016 at 4:08 pm

You’ve done it! You’re now in-charge of your own life and career. No more bosses, tight schedules, or awkward cooler conversations with coworkers. As a novice digital nomad, you’re starting to spread your wings. Plus, you have a fledgling online enterprise that you’re feeling…

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6 Ways to Maximize Conversions from Your Blog

By | Sep 1, 2016 at 3:00 pm

It’s 2016, and it’s become kind of a given now that businesses should be blogging as a way to attract customers. Unfortunately, most businesses blogging in 2016 can’t for the life of them get blogging to work; they’ve been told they have to blog,…

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4 Steps to Finding the Perfect Startup Idea

By | Sep 1, 2016 at 10:35 am

Entrepreneur Alex Fishman has a “Post-Post-Mortem” post online detailing the time spent between one startup failing and another one starting. After the first one went down, the investors gave Fishman and his partner Dmitry Fink until the end of the year — 110 days — to…

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How to Land a Job at a Unicorn Startup

By | Aug 31, 2016 at 5:00 pm

A unicorn startup is a private company that carries a valuation of one billion dollars or more. This valuation is calculated using the amount of funding that the startup has secured. Startups that have earned unicorn status include AirBnB, FlipKart, SnapChat, Uber and an…