Startups & Apps

5 Disruptive Startups That E-Commerce Site Owners Need to Know About

By | Jan 29, 2017 at 10:30 am

Boasting over 205 million shoppers from the US alone, the e-commerce industry will only keep growing as we get more comfortable living in a digital world. From Amazon to Ebay, we are used to hearing about big-name companies that seem to sell everything we…

Inspiration

Seattle

How This Dad Went From Playing Music To Coding

By | Jan 28, 2017 at 12:45 pm

This article is courtesy of the Galvanize blog. Interested in entrepreneurship, web development, or data science? Check out the Galvanize Newsletter, bringing you the best content from The Learning Community for Technology. In the summer of 2010, Bryan Brophy was lying on his bunk in…

Tips & How To’s

4 Things Your Startup Team Must Know Before Going Global

By | Jan 28, 2017 at 12:45 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. So your company is doing really well in the US and you want to expand. You’ve heard the international markets can be incredibly lucrative and…

Blogging

8 Reasons Why You Should Have a Company Blog

By | Jan 28, 2017 at 10:30 am

According to to a study by Hubspot, organizations that have a company blog receive 67 percent more leads than those who do not. 77 percent of all internet users read blogs while blogs have a ROI of 600 percent. The benefits of having a blog include…

Inspiration

13 Keys to Success According to Today’s Most Innovative Entrepreneurs

By | Jan 27, 2017 at 8:30 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. Everyone’s definition of success differs. But there’s truth behind each and every one. I’ve always been interested in people’s secrets to success. Recently, I decided…

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Tips & How To’s

How to Market Your Freelance Business in About an Hour a Day

By | Jan 27, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Marketing is tough, irritating, and time-consuming. As a freelance app developer, copy writer, or an ecommerce seller, you may find it difficult to grind and promote your business while working 10-12 hours a day. But marketing is the engine that powers your sales. The more you…

Tech.Co Top Stories

Tech.Co Top Stories: Climate Change Data, Work Best Friends, and SXSW

By | Jan 27, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Do we expect you to read every single story that Tech.Co publishes every week? Of course not! That would be absurd, particularly because we know how busy you are and how many articles we publish on a weekly basis. Fortunately, consolidation is our middle…

Security

Survey: Americans Have Kinda Just Given Up on Cybersecurity

By | Jan 27, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Two results from the latest survey at the Pew Research Center paint a dismal picture of the typical Americans’ approach to cybersecurity. As it turns out, many U.S. citizens tend to distrust modern institutions’ claims to secure their data while at the same time…

Startups & Apps

Make Sure Your Startup Name Is Legitimate with Viable

By | Jan 27, 2017 at 3:30 pm

The importance of a short, unique, pertinent startup name cannot be understated. After all, it will be the first thing most potential customers see and the last thing you want to do is scare them off with a weird, boring, nonsensical name. Much like…

Jobs/HR/Recruiting

5 Entrepreneurs Share Advice on Building Teams

By | Jan 27, 2017 at 2:20 pm

Building the right teams can make or break a startup and finding the right people to fit the company culture is a priority as well. After all, if you don’t have a qualified team of motivated employees to develop, sell, market, and eventually bask…

Entertainment

Why the Oscar Nominations Were Announced Via Live Stream

By | Jan 27, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Traditionally, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces their nominees in a packed venue with the press anxiously awaiting for each name to be read. However, that all changed this year. For the first time ever, the Academy rolled out their choices…

Startups & Apps

Centiment Is The Solution to Quality Market Research

By | Jan 27, 2017 at 11:20 am

Online surveys are nothing new. However, the struggle to collect meaningful information from panelists continues to be a big problem. The issue stems from a lack of focus on the survey takers. In addition, disregard for the experience of the respondent encourages bad behavior,…

Tips & How To’s

5 Critical Steps to Becoming a Competitive Startup

By | Jan 27, 2017 at 10:30 am

Have the perfect startup idea? If you’re planning on pulling the trigger on a business venture, then you should prepare for one of the most stressful times of your life. Sure, everything’s exciting at the beginning, but founding a startup involves a tremendous amount…

Gaming

Why Virtual Reality Gaming May Take Off This Year

By | Jan 27, 2017 at 9:15 am

Virtual reality headsets were one of the most popular Christmas gift items in 2016, largely because the market demand has produced moderately priced versions and we are all looking for the next great technology experience. It is estimated that, by 2020, this market will reach…

Health

3 Health Tech Apps to Motivate You to Move

By | Jan 26, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Archer, Stranger Things, and Mr. Robot: What are shows I’d rather be watching than working out? It doesn’t take a Jeopardy champion to tell us that many of us are lazy and completely unmotivated to get healthy. Obviously, we have a problem and we don’t…

Business

Consider These 3 Variables Before Expanding Your Business Internationally

By | Jan 26, 2017 at 8:30 pm

This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business owners. If you’re thinking of taking your business overseas, examine market need, local regulations and your local network. Despite the fact that it has never been…

Business

4 Tips for Leveraging Big Brands For Your Startup

By | Jan 26, 2017 at 7:00 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…