Productivity

Are Entrepreneurs Who “Work” More Than 80 Hours a Week Complete Bullshit?

By | Jun 1, 2015 at 8:02 pm

Over the weekend, Reddit user SwimSquirrel posted a great question to r/entrepreneur on how entrepreneurs utilized their time. Out of a curiosity for those in the subReddit community claiming to work more than 80 hours per week pursuing their business owner dreams, he/she wanted…

Finance

Trulioo Protects Startups from Credit Card Fraud

By | Jun 1, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Credit card fraud has a negative impact on businesses of all sizes, but it can be especially damaging for a startup. After all, people who own these small companies typically do not have a lot of money to help them deal with the losses…

Productivity

The Best Email App To Get To Inbox Zero Fastest

By | Jun 1, 2015 at 5:00 pm

I don’t enjoy email — I just want to get my daily digital chore done and get on with my life. There are two great new email mobile apps from Google and Microsoft and both offer helpful features, such as location-aware emails and calendar scheduling. While…

Culture

5 Things Every Startup Should Know About Hiring

By | Jun 1, 2015 at 2:00 pm

As any entrepreneur or businessperson will tell you, hiring is vitally important for business success. Here’s a few points to help you do it correctly: Sell the Vision This is first for a reason. Selling the vision is critical at every stage of your…

Culture

TinyPulse Study Shows That It’s Not All Smiles in Finance Sector

By | Jun 1, 2015 at 9:00 am

A recent TinyPulse study has shown that it’s somewhat ignorant to equate strong salaries and job stability with workplace happiness. This is a common assumption made in the world of finance, in particular. We tend to think of lucrative fields such as investment banking and financial management…

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Tips & How To’s

Starting a Blog? Make it Stand Out!

By | May 31, 2015 at 8:00 am

The Internet is huge – even though it weighs only 50g. Two years ago, stats indicated that there were over 152,000,000 blogs out there, a number that has surely increased since. This means that, for someone creating a blog today, it will be very…

Marketing

These Are the Best Tools to Research Your Competition

By | May 30, 2015 at 10:00 pm

One of the best ways to redefine your marketing approach is looking at what your competitors are up to. Assessing their strategies and ad campaigns to see which ones worked and which didn’t, you’ll be able to find marketing solutions that will be better…

Tips & How To’s

NAS Data Migration Tools & Best Practices

By | May 30, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Files are part of our day-to-day lives as humans, and increasingly valuable to enterprises whose empowered employees create documents, images, videos, designs, code containers, and science projects in the form of files. However, IT organizations that depend on NAS arrays to store their files need…

Tips & How To’s

How To Make the Most of Your Voice in an Interview

By | May 30, 2015 at 12:00 pm

“It’s not what you say, but how you say it.” This statement is proving truer than ever, given the new methods hiring managers are investigating and implementing, to vet candidates at job interviews. Employers are now using voice analysis tools to gain better insights…

Productivity

6 Ways Technology Helps Your Work-Life Balance

By | May 29, 2015 at 2:00 pm

A fatter incentive or an extra hour of playtime with your kid? Quicker growth up the corporate ladder or time spent unwinding with friends at a bar? Overtime or vacation time? These are daily conundrums every employed individual has to deal with, whether they…

Tips & How To’s

Here are 9 Super Fun DIY Projects, Tech Style

By | May 29, 2015 at 10:00 am

Nothing beats doing a DIY project. Nothing. It doesn’t matter if you dedicate your entire weekend to it or sporadically build something. The only thing that matters is the creativity and art: you could have bought something, but you chose to make it instead….

Accounting

3 Reasons to Watch Your Equity Like You Watch Your Bank Account

By | May 29, 2015 at 9:00 am

If you’re a startup employee reading this article, you may have received equity in your company. Company ownership gives you a stake in your company and can result in an important portion of your overall compensation. However, while most people are very aware of…

Marketing

Email Marketing Breakthroughs: 9 Insights to Drive Clicks

By | May 26, 2015 at 7:00 pm

According to Smart Insights, on an average, only about 22.87% of your email subscribers – the people who actually said they want to hear from you – open what you send. Even worse, only 3.26% click your calls-to-action. This means that 96.74% of your…

Productivity

Paving the Way to Success with OKRs

By | May 26, 2015 at 8:00 am

Objectives and Key Results is a strategy that is widely used by forward-thinking companies (and individuals, even!) all over the world to set goals, monitor progress, and evaluate results. Bizdaq, an online platform that makes it easier to buy and sell small businesses in…