Marketing

How to Create Amazing Content in Record Time

By | Apr 27, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Odds are you already know how a well done, robust blog can positively impact your business. According to HubSpot, 84% of inbound marketers see activities like blogging and SEO as rising in importance. Even as other digital tools see an increase in user activity,…

Trends

Are Bots Good for Business?

By | Apr 27, 2016 at 6:00 pm

One of the latest trends in technology have come from the emergence of bots. From Facebook to Google and Amazon, projected bot projects are beginning to line up the market. But as much as the tech community is excited for the emergence of bots,…

Opinion/Analysis

As Demand for Software Increases, Are Developers Giving Up?

By | Apr 27, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Software development and app production have an interesting, symbiotic relationship. But with the increasing popularity between the user demand for apps and the level of software development required to create them, the question being raised is a simple one – is the quality of…

Startups & Apps

5 Startup Name Generators for the Creatively-Challenged

By | Apr 27, 2016 at 4:04 pm

As Shakespeare once wrote, “What’s in a name?” Well, when it comes to startups, the right name can go a long way in establishing what your company does and who your market is. But creativity doesn’t grow on trees, and startup owners can often be too…

Startups & Apps

5 Essentials Tools for Bootstrapped Startups

By | Apr 27, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Founding a startup today is a lot more doable than it has been over the past decade. It still isn’t cheap, though, especially if you want to build your company to compete. Sure, you can have a business website up and running with less…

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Productivity

You Need to Eliminate These 4 Time-Wasting Habits

By | Apr 27, 2016 at 2:00 pm

You have a limited amount of time each day to cross all those pesky items of your seemingly endless to-do list. No matter how inspired you are, working on your project for 12+ hours a day will bring you more harm, rather than greatness….

Tips & How To’s

Paris

Learn to Be an Entrepreneur for Free with TheFamily

By | Apr 27, 2016 at 12:45 pm

Anyone can become an entrepreneur. At least, that’s what it says on the website of Paris-based startup accelerator TheFamily. And if their rising popularity and gigantic funding deals are any indication, they might be right. So, if you are looking to start a business in Europe,…

Startups & Apps

TechBoomers Guides Seniors Through the Digital Age

By | Apr 27, 2016 at 12:30 pm

“We’ve come a long way since VHS.” These are the words of my father which caused me to stare directly at him until I realized what he was talking about. My stare went away after I remembered the primitive video system that boomers once…

Trends

One-Third of People Go Into Freelancing to Spend Time with Family

By | Apr 27, 2016 at 11:50 am

Freelance work is not something exactly out of the ordinary, these days. In fact, freelancing is dominating the workforce, something that will grow throughout the years – being very important in big countries such as the United Kingdom, where it is integral to the…

Opinion/Analysis

Asserting Privilege and Power Through Apps

By | Apr 27, 2016 at 11:10 am

Apps are as integral in our daily lives as online users as social media and emailing. But they can also be unexpected sources of upholding social injustice and discrimination towards marginalized users. Recently, news of crucial updates to the once-popular anonymous posting app YikYak…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Study: Work-Life Balance Is Improving

By | Apr 27, 2016 at 10:44 am

Today, everyone is connected. Whether it be through email and text or through social media and dating apps, the arm of technology is longer than ever before. And while these technologies have turned businesses into well-oiled production machines, they have also provided employees with…

Trends

Lesara: Big Data Is the Hot New Trend in Fashion

By | Apr 27, 2016 at 9:00 am

Big Data is a red hot buzzword for good reason. Technology allows us to track events that take place in the real world with remarkable accuracy. Simply by crunching numbers, we can predict droughts, identify consumer trends, and improve security, among a million other…

Events

Charleston

Scholarship System and Good Done Great Win DIG SOUTH Pitch Competitions

By | Apr 27, 2016 at 8:00 am

To kick off DIG SOUTH’s venture and demo day, there were several pitch competitions designed to bring attention to budding startups throughout the Southern states. Between Cohort 5 and Wild Pitch, Scholarship Systems and Good Done Great took home their respective wins. DIG SOUTH…

Mobile

The Cost of Mobile Phone Ownership Across the Globe

By | Apr 26, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Your phone is your life. You eat with it, you exercise with it, you travel with it and you even go to the bathroom with it. Smartphones have become so popular that the number of mobile subscriptions has surpassed the population of the world. Yes,…

Product Launch

Backblaze Launches Storage Pod 6.0, Makes It Open Source

By | Apr 26, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Other than offering some of the best prices on the cloud storage market, Backblaze is widely known for being an innovative company in that field. They launch new features all the time, such as the option to ship hard drives to their customers so…

Product Launch

The iTunes of Sheet Music Releases New App

By | Apr 26, 2016 at 6:00 pm

The Internet has changed things. Many would argue for the better. For example, purchasing sheet music used to be a big to-do. Whether you were trying to find a store near you or just hated the online purchasing process, the hassle was hardly with…

Tips & How To’s

6 Uncomfortable Things That Will Make You More Successful

By | Apr 26, 2016 at 5:25 pm

It would be wonderful if the path to success was an easy one. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. To become successful, you must do some things that can feel really  uncomfortable at first. Fortunately, once you get past the initial discomfort and anxiety, it’s…