Marketing

What Should Your Business Card Look Like?

By | May 16, 2016 at 10:00 pm

Everybody wants to leave a good impression. And there is no better way to do so than by having  a business card that shows people what you are all about. You’ve come across many in your networking days. You’re disgusted by a few, entranced by…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: Gboard, SuperFly, and More

By | May 16, 2016 at 9:00 pm

After a weekend full of events, it may be hard to pick up the rhythm on the first day of the week. So, along with a strong espresso, here are some apps that will get you started. It’s up to you whether you want…

Startups & Apps

WorkOtter Makes Assigning Tasks Easier Than Ever

By | May 16, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Utilizing a workforce is one of the most difficult parts of running a business. While having talented people on staff can go a long way in making a startup successful, idle hands make for low profits. The key is to make the most out…

Trends

The Rise and Fall of Free Software

By | May 16, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Less than a decade ago, free software sent web users flocking to companies and surging site popularity. But over the last five years, the popularity of free software has taken a turn for the worst. Today, it just doesn’t have the influence that it…

Productivity

7 Tools to Increase Employee Productivity

By | May 16, 2016 at 6:00 pm

As an employer, you obviously want to see increased productivity in your employees. But, there is so much more to it than just piling more work on them. In fact, giving them more work can actually have the opposite effect, and make them less…

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News

Little Rock

Bill Clinton Meets with VC FinTech Cohort in Little Rock

By | May 16, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Moments before taking the stage to keynote the 10th graduating class of the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock, the former president met privately with the startup founders of the VC FinTech Accelerator, which kicked off Monday, May 16th in Little Rock….

Case Study

20 People That Experienced Late-in-Life Success [Infographic]

By | May 16, 2016 at 4:08 pm

Everyone aspires to be something great. Whether it’s a writer, a painter, a comedian or a world-renowned juggler, practice is the key to reaching the top of the mountain. But when your 20s roll around, it can be difficult to see the light at…

Jobs

These Are the Top 15 Big Data Companies to Work For

By | May 16, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Big Data and business analytics companies are on the rise, especially with grads and new job seekers begin to flood the market. But when it comes to finding the best companies to work for, the information could get a bit lost in translation. A…

Chicago

5 Overlooked Startup Hot Spots in Chicago

By | May 16, 2016 at 2:00 pm

As Chicago’s startup community grows, there is an interesting dichotomy. More people who want to interact in real life, with less of a draw to do so in traditional ways. Forget that stuffy hotel board room, or that new restaurant that is still trying…

Tips & How To’s

How to Get Press Coverage for Your Startup

By | May 16, 2016 at 1:40 pm

No matter how awesome and unique your startup is, you will still struggle with getting the initial press coverage is hard. If you have zero connections in the media industry, no brand recognition (yet!) and limited budgets for a PR campaign, you’ll have to…

Reports & Rankings

The Top 10 Cities for High Quality of Life

By | May 16, 2016 at 12:30 pm

When deciding on where to live, many factors are often taken into account: the weather, the public transportation options, the nightlife and even the sports teams. And while many people pick a location before they’ve done the research, there have been many studies done that can…

Cloud Storage

What to Look for When Selecting a Cloud Storage Service

By | May 16, 2016 at 11:45 am

Cloud storage is very useful for businesses, especially when looking at small- to medium-sized companies. When this technology first appeared, we only had virtual storage folders that were used to create backups. Now, however, the spectrum is much different. Currently, it’s not strange for…

Tips & How To’s

The Two Most Important Things for a Good First Impression

By | May 16, 2016 at 11:00 am

When trying to get ahead in life, almost nothing is more important than a good first impression. This is something that a lot of people learn at a young age, but it’s one of those things that are easier said than done. We all…

Gear & Gadgets

Denver

Rachio Gen 2 Adds Brains to Your Sprinkler System [Review]

By | May 16, 2016 at 10:15 am

As the days grow longer and the heat starts to rise, lawns and gardens are going to start needing more water. Standard irrigation systems are essentially powered timers with zone controls – beyond that, they rely on users to manage their effectiveness. On top…

Trends

4 Emerging Marketing Trends for Small Businesses

By | May 16, 2016 at 9:45 am

Startups and small businesses have to stay competitive in their marketing strategies in order to be relevant and get in people’s faces. Unfortunately, small businesses don’t often have a marketing team (meaning business owners often have to handle marketing on their own) or a…

Tips & How To’s

Which Operating System Should You Program an App for First?

By | May 16, 2016 at 9:04 am

Since smartphones went mainstream, there has been a healthy debate over which mobile operating system is supreme and more profitable. Typically, the battle revolves around iOS and Android. Apple is known to be the primary choice for tech startups – Instagram was launched as…

Tech.Co Top Stories

Tech.Co Top Stories: Convert Old MacBook to Chromebook

By | May 15, 2016 at 10:00 pm

Did you miss out on one (or five) of Tech.Co’s articles from the last week? It’s okay. We want to let you know that we forgive you; we totally get it. You’re a busy person, with a lot of things on your mind and…