Tips & How To’s

5 Websites Every iOS User Should Bookmark

By | Jun 10, 2016 at 7:04 pm

Finding the right source of information on a particular topic is a double edged sword. On one hand, it’s easy because a short Google search will give you all the information you need in the click of a button. On the other hand, finding information…

Tips & How To’s

San Francisco

Top 20 U.S. Cities for Freelance Designers

By | Jun 10, 2016 at 4:08 pm

Are you a self-employed designer? Thinking of becoming one? The Professional Association for Design has released a collection of metrics — percentages of high salaries, the number of other freelancers, the median rent, and average health insurance costs — to figure out the top cities….

Tips & How To’s

6 Personality Traits That Startup CEOs Need

By | Jun 10, 2016 at 3:44 pm

There’s a big difference between starting a company and running one. The personality traits required to get the rock in motion are different than those needed to keep it in motion. To create momentum at a startup, the CEO must be wired for success….

Marketing

5 Ways to Control Your Brand’s Public Image

By | Jun 10, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Your brand’s public image is everything; 77 percent of leads will independently research you. One look at the UC Davis scandal shows the importance of taking control of your personal reputation proactively. Take a look at the Baylor University scandal and it demonstrates how…

Marketing

5 Tips to Improve Your Content Development Process

By | Jun 9, 2016 at 6:09 pm

To this day, content is the reigning king. A Demand Metric infographic revealed that content marketing generates three times as many leads as conventional marketing at a 62 percent lower cost. Unfortunately, most companies produce ineffective content, wasting an estimated $1 billion annually according to…

300x250_Ambassador_Promo

Marketing

Here’s How Your Startup Can Improve Local SEO

By | Jun 9, 2016 at 5:00 pm

When it comes to startup success, local SEO is the next frontier in optimizing businesses for the web. A study from Google revealed that 50 percent of mobile searches led to people visiting that business in person. And let’s be honest, if you aren’t…

Tips & How To’s

These Are the Best-Kept Secrets of Being a Programmer

By | Jun 9, 2016 at 11:45 am

There are many different paths that go into being a skilled programmer. Whether it’s starting out with interest in coding from the beginning, or entering from a different background, being a skilled programmer doesn’t have to be linear. From utilizing bootcamps to networking with…

Tips & How To’s

5 Really Simple Ways to Increase Your Traffic

By | Jun 8, 2016 at 10:27 pm

Traffic plays an important role in website management, but it’s tough to gain. Here are multiple quick, simple ways to increase the traffic that your site gets, starting with the most obvious: Write Decent Content Writing content is an incredibly big part of running a successful…

Tips & How To’s

5 Tips to Beating Writer’s Block for Content Creation

By | Jun 8, 2016 at 9:00 pm

In the ever-changing landscape of content marketing and SEO, creating adequate content without affecting quality is utmost important. Although quality outperforms quantity, you’ll need to be on your toes to produce more content to reach more audiences and generate sales to keep your startup…

Marketing

5 Email Marketing Tips You Should Already Know

By | Jun 8, 2016 at 8:00 pm

When it comes to email marketing, the key is to find the sweet spot between winning a customer and losing one. Some email marketing campaigns manage to successfully keep customers engaged and reduce ‘churn rate’, whereas others only inhibit growth and are perceived by consumers…

Tips & How To’s

8 Online Resources to Learn About Investing

By | Jun 7, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Have you often thought that you would like to get into investing, but you are afraid because you don’t know the first thing about it? Don’t worry, because you are in the same boat as millions of other first-time investors. You just need to…

Tips & How To’s

Making eCommerce Work in the Digital Age

By | Jun 7, 2016 at 6:00 pm

With the rise of digital content, eCommerce may seem like an unsuspecting next step. However, a content-driven market actually makes for the rise of eCommerce to fit well with consumers. Why? It all comes down to the customer experience, and allowing your business to…

Entrepreneur

5 Tools to Streamline Your Content Marketing Strategy

By | Jun 7, 2016 at 4:46 pm

Content marketing can take up a lot of time. Typically, it’s considered a task that’s given to a single person, or is outsourced to a freelance worker. However, when you have tools available that will help you save time while continuing to post accurate…

Tips & How To’s

What to Look for When Buying a Graphic Design Monitor

By | Jun 7, 2016 at 4:05 pm

Has the idea of being able to design something while wearing 3D glasses ever crossed your mind? It sounds ridiculous, right? Perhaps it might be an innovative aspect in the near future, but given the level of technology today, it will only distort your…

Tips & How To’s

Avoid These 4 Startup Marketing Mistakes

By | Jun 7, 2016 at 10:15 am

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…

Culture

How to Create a Healthy Company Culture

By | Jun 6, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Company culture refers to the behaviors and beliefs determining how employees interact and handle business relations. It dictates how employees communicate, how they work together and, more importantly, how successful the company is. In most cases, company culture is merely implied. There are, however, successful companies…