Business

7 Ways Cloud-Based Technology Is The Future Of HR Software

By | Aug 17, 2016 at 5:00 pm

In today’s fast-paced business environment, one buzzword that is being implemented across the globe is the cloud. They use it for everything from data storage to business connectivity. And using it for HR is an obvious move for business owners around the world. Managers…

Tips & How To’s

The 6 Types of Insurance That Freelancers Need to Know

By | Aug 17, 2016 at 4:40 pm

Due to the Affordable Care Act, all U.S. citizens need to have health insurance. If you don’t, the fee is $695, a number that plenty of freelancers can’t afford to throw around. And, since freelancers can’t take advantage of employer-provided plans, they are the ones…

Business

The Benefits of Outsourcing Business Procedures for Startups

By | Aug 17, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Outsourcing has been given a bad wrap in recent years. While many believe it is the downfall of the US economy, the reality is that it can be a very helpful and cost effective way for startups to ensure that they stay on track. After…

Mobile

8 Marketing Lessons Learned from the Success of Pokémon Go

By | Aug 17, 2016 at 3:30 pm

The launch of augmented reality game Pokémon Go sparked the attention of both newcomers and longtime fans of the series, and saw a huge surge in popularity, seemingly overnight. While this is a rare phenomenon, it teaches brands a much-needed lesson in how they…

Marketing

YouTube Is Better for Marketing Than You Might Think

By | Aug 17, 2016 at 3:00 pm

For many, YouTube is a go-to resource for tutorials, product reviews, and goofy entertainment. Unfortunately, feeling annoyed by the number of ads that pop-up is part of the experience. It turns out, there’s a reason binge-streaming sessions are being interrupted by an increasing number…

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Gear & Gadgets

Fast Food Chains Are the Kings of Unnecessary Tech Innovations

By | Aug 17, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Just a few short years ago, fast food chains dominated their market. Regardless of health code violations or nutritional facts, these burger peddlers, chicken fryers, and pizza purveyors reigned supreme when it came to their growth numbers. But recently, customers have gotten wise to…

Infographics / Images

The Essentials of Cloud Computing and Why You Should Care [Infographic]

By | Aug 17, 2016 at 2:00 pm

We hear about it all the time – “the cloud” –  but how many of us actually know what they are talking about when it’s referenced? The truth is, the cloud is all around us and more than anything, it’s just the way data…

Events

San Francisco

Don’t Leave for a Tech Conference Without These 5 Devices

By | Aug 17, 2016 at 1:23 pm

Join Tech.Co and Consumer Technology Association (CTA) this upcoming September for the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Jose, CA. Register now to attend! A tech conference is a place to mingle with big wigs, rub shoulders with entrepreneurs, and network with potential investors….

Opinion/Analysis

4 Ways Bitcoin Is Changing the Online Gaming Industry

By | Aug 17, 2016 at 12:37 pm

With Bitcoin already reinforcing its stay as a leading digital currency, it’s important to look into how it has affected several industries on the internet. Bitcoin has grown to become a selling point for businesses in the online retail and e-commerce businesses, airlines and…

Startups & Apps

Albuquerque

APPCityLife: Succeeding in Albuquerque with Ideas Beyond Its Time

By | Aug 17, 2016 at 11:59 am

Founder and CEO of APPCityLife, Lisa Abeyta, was ahead of the game in 2009 when she launched the company. “I saw that access to interactions for mobile users for small business was unobtainable because it was too expensive. I created a platform for city guides…

Tips & How To’s

7 Tips to Boost Customer Loyalty

By | Aug 17, 2016 at 11:00 am

The ultimate marketing achievement isn’t closing a sale. It’s Not getting the customer to continue to come back to you after they have made their initial purchase either. Although, that is a step in the right direction. The truest sign of marketing success is…

Product Launch

San Francisco

Automatic Pro Adds Connectivity To Your Car, Fuels Data Revolution

By | Aug 17, 2016 at 10:20 am

Today, San Francisco based Automatic is unveiling the next generation of their product, Automatic Pro. Their newest offering will include built-in 3G connectivity, with no subscription cost, to keep people always connected to their cars. Prior to the hardware refresh, users would connect to…

Tips & How To’s

The 5 Tools to Help You Go Paperless

By | Aug 16, 2016 at 8:00 pm

At first glance, the paperless office might seem like a daunting, unattainable ideal achieved only by the most efficient and organized entrepreneurs. However, with an adequate amount of determination (and the assistance of a few top-notch tools), you too can have the digitized and…

Tips & How To’s

Mark Zuckerberg: Entrepreneurs Should Do Something They Care About

By | Aug 16, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Mark Zuckerberg is the most powerful person to have ever lived. Sure, he acts coy about it, but he holds immense power over the knowledge of the entire developed world. If you’d enjoy watching him get coy about that power while sharing entertaining stories…

Jobs

Job Interviews May Soon Be Conducted Exclusively Through Video

By | Aug 16, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Job interviews are stressful. While you’re waiting for the receptionist to call your name, your knees get weak. Your arms feel heavy. And if you are lucky enough, you didn’t get vomit on your sweater already. And while you might feel like this arduous…

Harsh Reality

4 Ways Product-First Businesses Can Fail

By | Aug 16, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Some products just shouldn’t be turned into businesses. Plenty of people don’t believe this fact, or think that they’re an exception. However, there’s no magic behind why some product-first businesses can’t find their legs. Once broken down, the causes are often pretty simple. That’s…

Trends

How VR Is Transforming the Customer Experience

By | Aug 16, 2016 at 4:40 pm

No longer will companies have to “visualize” how products will work within their structures or with their customers. Virtual reality gives a real-time view of how products will look when used in a broader context. Marketing pitches may as well be commercials now —…