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CanUStart: Online Matchmaker For Restaurant Owners and the Perfect Staff

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Miami-based CanUStart understands how hard it is to find the right staff in the hospitality industry. The online platform uses algorithm that matches restaurants seeking staff quickly, effectively and inexpensively to pre-qualified talent. Founded by former staffing manager Tamar Lucien, and tech developer Kwame Ampem, CanUStart works with job seekers by alerting them of any errors on their… Read more »


6 Fitness Apps to Keep Yourself Healthy

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In today’s world of science and technology, our health and fitness is in our hand. In addition to lifestyle strategies which directly influence our health, including diet, exercise, working hours, sleep, entertainment, and medication, check out these attractive smart phone apps to select the most appropriate fit for your fitness goals: MapMyFitness Fitness is certainly not… Read more »


How to Make the Most of Social Media

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When it comes to social media, there is a certain attitude among some startups of “everyone else is doing it; so should we.” While, in my opinion, this is technically true, there is also another cliché that should be thrown into the conversation: “If a job’s worth doing, it’s worth doing well.” Getting social media marketing… Read more »


Growth Hacking for Startups: What Is It Really?

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Like SEO or content marketing, no one can completely agree that “growth hacking” is the best phrase to describe the practice. Some in the industry see it as just another buzzword that will fade away, while others believe it’s the best name we have so far to describe the tactics used for company growth. Initially… Read more »


6 Ways to Stand Out as an Ecommerce Startup

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In the world of ecommerce, trying to stand out as a little fish in a gigantic online pond is tough. There are some people who think ecommerce startups can compete with the “big dogs” of ecommerce. But when pitted against behemoths like Amazon, eBay, and Etsy, it can feel like an intimidating and impossible venture. However, with… Read more »


How Small Businesses Can Benefit From Cloud Storage

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Cloud storage options are quickly emerging as one of the most popular, and efficient methods of storing important data that you simply couldn’t bear to lose. Even though the concept of cloud storage has been around for a significant period of time now, many people still do not understand what it entails. Many small businesses… Read more »


From Service to Product: How to Build a SaaS From Your Service Offering

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As entrepreneurs, we have this “thing” that makes us seek out the impossible and then thrive on innovating until it is possible. It’s driven by the desire to create something new, while fulfilling our professional dreams in an environment we create for ourselves and our team. This “thing” is what drove my company, Optimove, to… Read more »


The Dawn of the Experience Era

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Gone are the days where we are forced to fit our digital environments. Gone are the days where the human experience accommodates technology. Like it or not, we are entering into a new era of human-technology interaction where human experience is the driver. Where technology practically disappears and weaves itself into the fabric of our… Read more »


What to Consider when Starting Your Own Website

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These days there’s nothing uncommon about wanting to start up your very own website, and have it published for the world to see. After all, once you’ve come up with the details of what your site is going to be about, and what you’re going to offer to the world, you need to find a… Read more »


List of 15 Features to Expect in iPhone 6

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iPhone 6 is all set to release in the second week of September. The launch date is approaching fast, and it is becoming clear what we can expect from the upcoming iPhone 6. Since Apple is tight-lipped about the most anticipated gadget of 2014, we have collected a roundup of features that are likely to be… Read more »


Learning Ruby On Rails? There’s a Support Group for That

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When new programming languages and platforms are developed, they are often successful due to their ease of use, adaptability, flexibility, and affordability. But even more than that, a successful platform is supported by a wide community of professionals with an almost evangelical enthusiasm about the product, which results in a desire to help others understand and… Read more »


3 Most Common Mobile Marketing Mistakes

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Mobile marketing is a serious business. Creating a mobile app is not enough nowadays; you also need to promote your app the right way. Below, I’ll discuss mobile marketing mistakes and tips to avoid them. 1. Disregarding the mobile experience during design Mobile UX is an altogether different experience that many designers fail to understand, as they… Read more »


8 Top Thought Leaders in UK Tech

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Today’s most influential and engaging technology speakers span all ages, genders, and nationalities, but all share something in common: they are the best at what they do, and what they do has made them very successful. Chosen to speak at all manner of venues, from colleges to business conferences to technology trade shows and more,… Read more »