Startups & Apps

SaaS Company Totango Adds SuccessBeat Tool Suite

By | Jan 21, 2016 at 5:00 pm

The Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company, Totango, which focuses on driving customer success management, has just released their newest tool, SuccessBeat. SuccessBeat is the latest addition to Totango, and settles in with an existing group of powerful tools that allow vendors to monitor customers’ retention rates and…

Opinion/Analysis

When to Scale Your Startup and When to Chill Down

By | Jan 21, 2016 at 3:00 pm

In the startup world, scaling is the key indicator of success; a startup that can offer sizable scale in a relatively short period of time often attracts the best and biggest investors. Those companies that fail to grow fast, well, ultimately fail; thus is…

Startups & Apps

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HipPocket Pivots to Focus on Real Estate Brokers

By | Jan 21, 2016 at 2:00 pm

All startups must pivot at some point in response to the market. Founders who use real data and objectively understand their user base make this move without fear. That is exactly what HipPocket cofounder James Bohan-Pitt did after Celebrate 2015 in September. In the…

Opinion/Analysis

Why Entrepreneurs Need to Get a Hobby

By | Jan 21, 2016 at 12:30 pm

As we get older, life tends to leave little time for hobbies. For me to be the best person I can be, a good husband, and an attentive soon-to-be dad, it’s important that I continue to dabble in activities that not only make me…

Startups & Apps

VisualOn’s Framework Allows for All Types of Mobile Streaming Video

By | Jan 21, 2016 at 11:00 am

The proliferation of mobile devices means more eyeballs than ever are on phones and tablets. The demand for video streaming to those devices has increased along with the exponential growth of the mobile market. For a mobile development company like VisualOn, this is a…

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Infographics / Images

5 Actionable B2B Growth Hacks with Fast Results [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Jan 21, 2016 at 10:00 am

There are a lot of practical B2B growth hacks online, but most are really only good in theory and lack practicality (i.e., rarely working). After trying and testing a lot of them (mainly on SaaS businesses), I found five to work almost all the…

Productivity

7 Ways to Start Your Day Like an Entrepreneur

By | Jan 21, 2016 at 9:21 am

We’re seeing entrepreneurs, many of whom are relatively young Millennials, take their ideas and turn them into successful, thriving business, particularly in the technology world. While becoming a successful entrepreneur certainly requires great ideas and dedication, there are some small tweaks you can make…

Opinion/Analysis

Are Solar-Powered Drones the Future of Sustainability?

By | Jan 20, 2016 at 8:00 pm

With technology leaping forward every day, many companies are seeking new ways to provide efficient, sustainable, and effective solutions. Their answer? Solar powered drones. As drone technology has improved, their accessibility has increased dramatically as well. Consumer models start as low as $50. However,…

Trends

4 Ad Tech Trends You Need to Pay Attention to in 2016

By | Jan 20, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Don’t let advertising trends sneak up on you and catch your campaign off guard. Stay ahead of the curve by paying attention to these four ad tech trends expected to be prevalent in 2016. Whether you’re running a pay per call campaign, pay per…

Case Study

Zipf’s Law: Why You Should Care About Uncommon Long Tail Search Terms

By | Jan 20, 2016 at 6:00 pm

There’s a very short and simple answer: because there are a ton of them. Google itself said that never-before-seen queries accounted for about 15 percent of all searches. These and other phrases make up something called the ‘long tail’. In late October, Google announced…

Opinion/Analysis

Is 2016 the Year of Wearable Spy Tech?

By | Jan 20, 2016 at 5:00 pm

There is a growing appetite for personal surveillance equipment around the world. As our mobile phones have become more advanced machines, they have started to acquire all manner of special features like cameras and sound recording devices. This, when combined with the prevalence of…

Tips & How To’s

5 WordPress Website Optimization Essentials

By | Jan 20, 2016 at 4:00 pm

WordPress is the go-to choice platform for most bidding entrepreneurs, who are about to launch their first venture. The content management system is simple enough, with an overwhelming variety of themes and functionality that is capable of delivering impeccable user experience. It comes as…

Opinion/Analysis

How Top Fortune 500 Companies Are Using eLearning to Increase Office Productivity

By | Jan 20, 2016 at 3:24 pm

If your employees seem a little sluggish, it’s not your imagination nor your impatience. According to a 2014 Salary.com survey, a whopping 89 percent of workers admitted to wasting time during the course of their workday, with 62 percent copping to at least 30…

Culture

Research Shows How Startups Hired During Dot Com Bubble

By | Jan 20, 2016 at 2:00 pm

During the peak of the dot com bubble money was flowing, tech companies were growing, and it was all leading up to a meltdown. Some of the biggest tech flops sprang forth from that period, such as eXcite (Joe Krause) and broadcast.com (Mark Cuban),…

Product Launch

Remote.Co Adds New Features for Remote Job Seekers

By | Jan 20, 2016 at 12:35 pm

The way people work is changing. More and more people are working remotely, and more companies across many industries are getting comfortable with the idea of their employees working from wherever they can be the most productive, whether that’s home, a neighborhood coffee shop, or…

Announcements

We’re Looking to Hire Tech.Co Editorial Fellows!

By | Jan 20, 2016 at 11:40 am

Do you have experience reporting and writing about technology and startups? Do you find enjoyment in critiquing Alphabet’s (née Google) most recent acquisition or arguing that the United States’s antiquated immigration policy is having a deleterious effect on innovation? Do you have an erudite…

Product Launch

Dating App Happn Adds Voice Feature

By | Jan 20, 2016 at 10:00 am

There are so many dating apps out there, and after a while they all start to blend together. I mean, for the most part, they offer the same features, use the same algorithms, and have you fill out the same info. For a dating…