Tips & How To’s

How to Improve Your Sales Closing Ratio in 4 Steps

By | Nov 15, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Most companies define the sales closing ratio as the number of closed sales divided by the number of presentations. In order to improve this number, it is best to observe and then make the appropriate adjustments based on the unique aspects of each customer…


Tips for Securing US Funding as an Israeli Startup

By | Nov 15, 2015 at 12:21 pm

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of spending a few days in Tel Aviv, in between Dublin Web and Slush conferences, and had the chance to meet students from Tel Aviv University’s entrepreneurship center, StarTau, and the Hive. There’s no question that Israeli startups…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Weekend: Crystal Crush Saga, Buster, and More

By | Nov 15, 2015 at 11:18 am

What’s the best thing to do at home on a cold, foggy autumn day? Playing games, of course! That’s why this weekend’s app roundup focuses on games, but thought on other leisure activities as well, such as creating awesome GIFs and finding your soulmate…

Tips & How To’s

9 Essential Tips For New Bloggers

By | Nov 14, 2015 at 8:37 pm

If you have just started blogging, it might seem a bit overwhelming for you because there are unlimited resources and guidance out there that might make you confused about what you are supposed to do and what not. However, there’s no need to get…

Healthy Entrepreneur

How to Manage Your Health as a Busy Entrepreneur

By | Nov 14, 2015 at 4:00 pm

It’s true. Entrepreneurs are very busy people. They’re notorious workhorses who can go an extra mile to achieve their set goals and objectives. When they’re not attending meetings, they’re busy developing business ideas, or discussing the next big initiative with colleagues, or simply looking…


Tips & How To’s

Educating Your Audience Is the First Step in Growing Your Online Community

By | Nov 14, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Your company’s steadily been getting traffic. Your positions in search engines are growing and you even have a bunch of dedicated clients on board. Yet, you feel like something essential is missing. A dedicated online community of fans, supporters, and product evangelists is the…

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Jermaine Dupri Wants to See if He Can Use All of His Brain [VIDEO]

By | Nov 14, 2015 at 12:02 pm

Jermaine Dupri started producing for hip-hop artists when he was a teenager and hit it big when he discovered Kris Kross in a shopping mall in Atlanta when he was 19. Since then he has worked with artists from Mariah Carey, to Weezer, to Lil Wayne. So…


Email: Is it Dead, Dying, or Still Alive?

By | Nov 13, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Clickbait article headlines have proclaimed the death of everything from the dusty paperback to social media giants. Email has been no exception to this trend for the last 5 years, but is there any truth in it now? After all, the meteoric rise of digital productivity…


Can Technology Save the Healthcare Field?

By | Nov 13, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Newsflash: the United States healthcare has an atrocious track record, particularly in expense. The US spends more per capita on healthcare than any other country, yet is consistently rated among the worst of developed nations. There are three major areas where the cost befalls…


What Amazon’s Employee Feedback System Can Teach Us About Employee Engagement

By | Nov 13, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Most business professionals know that employee engagement is important. They also know that employee engagement is historically low on management’s priority list. This is how Amazon went from being a notoriously difficult place to work to one that’s become one of the most enjoyable….


The Difference Between Leaders and Managers

By | Nov 13, 2015 at 7:00 pm

We’ve all been there. Your boss is upset with something you did and is raging mad. He proceeds to chew you out while throwing in the occasional curse word and/or put-down. As a result, you feel demoralized, depressed, and thoroughly unmotivated to do your…

Dev & Design

Free Resources on How to Build a Website

By | Nov 13, 2015 at 6:00 pm

In today’s market, having a website is crucial for business success. It serves as a way to build your brand and communicate your message to your target audience. Whether it is a fully functional e-Commerce website or a promotional landing page, good websites are…

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To Create the Community You Want, Lead By Example [VIDEO]

By | Nov 13, 2015 at 5:00 pm

We’ve all heard it in some form or another: build it and they will come. For communities, whether they are based online or in person, that is a flawed statement down to its very foundation. Unfortunately when it comes to building the community that…

Startups & Apps

Top 10 Parenting Apps to Make Life Easier

By | Nov 13, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Parenting has been a difficult job since the beginning of time; modern parents have some advantages, though. For instance, we have numerous apps today that can do many different things for us. We have apps that tell us when it’s time to feed our…

HR and Recruiting

These Are the 6 Best Methods for Finding a Designer

By | Nov 13, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Tired of trying to design your own website for your startup? Looking for a complete re-model of your existing site? Maybe you need to add to your current design staff? You will find no shortage of designers out there ready and willing to work…

Gear & Gadgets

8 Real-Life Products Proving We’re in an Episode of ‘Futurama’

By | Nov 13, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Two years ago, I don’t think any of us could have predicted the invention (let alone the rapid adoption) of the self-balancing scooter; by no means is it the hoverboard of our 1980s fantasies, but in terms of efficient, automatized ground travel, it likely…

Tips & How To’s

5 Surefire Ways to Boost Your Team’s Creativity

By | Nov 13, 2015 at 12:30 pm

In today’s innovation-driven economy, creativity is critical for any business that wants to stay afloat and differentiate itself from the pack. But the pressures of day-to-day office life too easily eclipse employees’ ability to find the time, space, or energy to think in innovative…