Startups & Apps

How LeadFeeder Frees Sales from the Confines of the Funnel

By | Apr 28, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Imagine a world where there is no need for the traditional sales funnel, whereby marketers seek to capture email addresses from website visitors for nurturing and closing. What if you could nurture leads without needing to drive opt-ins first? If it seems rather foreign…

Startups & Apps

Zurich

This Mobile Gaming Company Beat Apple to Multiplayer Gaming

By | Apr 28, 2016 at 5:15 pm

If you’ve launched a startup or have been watching HBO’s Silicon Valley, you are all too familiar with the struggle of the little guy versus the huge corporation. You know that acquiring capital, hiring employees and expanding your company in the face of one of these…

Startups & Apps

San Francisco

How to Make Better Hires with Purple Squirrel

By | Apr 28, 2016 at 11:45 am

Your company is searching for a rockstar employee to add to the team. You’ve interviewed one candidate after another to no avail. Each interviewee appears to be an exact clone of the one before them – both on paper and in their interview responses….

Startups & Apps

San Francisco

Wholeshare Provides Access to Healthy Food in Local Communities

By | Apr 28, 2016 at 10:15 am

Access to healthy food should be a right, not a privilege. But in a lot of towns across America, there isn’t a Whole Foods for hundreds of miles. And while a lot of families rely on fast food drive-throughs and frozen dinners for sustenance, one startup aims…

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…

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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…

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….

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…

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,…

Startups & Apps

Trakdesk: The Gamified Way Towards Better Customer Support

By | Apr 26, 2016 at 3:14 pm

Managing customer expectations is a significant chunk of the deal to keep your business afloat and striving. Around 78 percent of customers have reported to bail a transaction or avoided making a purchase because of the poor customer support experience. Yet, if you manage…

Startups & Apps

FreshTeam: A Collaboration App That Eliminates Low-Value Communication

By | Apr 25, 2016 at 7:00 pm

A culture of collaboration within businesses is a recent and innovative practice. Some companies already use this work model, but not all have implemented this practice on the corporate quotidian. However, in recent years, with the increasing creation of applications using the cloud to…

Startups & Apps

Northern Virginia

DroneShield Keeps Drones in Their Place

By | Apr 25, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Drones are awesome. You can fly them, you can crash them and you can even race them. But with a serious lack of surveillance and a somewhat unlimited range of motion, these devices are proving dangerous for national security and personal safety alike. Fortunately,…

Startups & Apps

Top 5 Apps to Check Out This Week: theSkimm, Over 40, Airtime, and More

By | Apr 25, 2016 at 2:27 pm

You know it’s easy to keep up to date with what’s happening around you, as there is an app for that. Want to read the menus and receipts in dark restaurants? There is an app for that! And so many more, so every week…

Startups & Apps

Tripstir: Stirring Up the Social Travel Experience

By | Apr 25, 2016 at 12:08 pm

Travelers want technology, it can help them in almost every aspect of their trip. For this very reason, a new mobile application has been recently launched, called Tripstir. According to the Boston Consulting Group, the Millennial generation is far more interested in traveling abroad…

Startups & Apps

Best Landing Page Tools to Boost Your Conversions, Sales

By | Apr 21, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Landing pages are an essential cog in your conversion funnel. You may have the traffic, but if you fail to convert those casual browsers into prospective leads, you are just wasting your marketing budgets. An attractive, yet more importantly, a high-converting landing page can…

Health

Study: Indoor Pollution Is Worse Than Ever

By | Apr 21, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Most people have an image pop in their head when they think of pollution. Whether it’s the smog over Los Angeles, the landfills outside Houston or the pile of leaves in front of your neighbors house, pollution is bad. But what you might not have…

Health

San Francisco

Allay Helps Smaller Companies Provide Health Insurance

By | Apr 21, 2016 at 12:05 pm

Unless your ears are welded shut, you know that healthcare is a pressing issue in the US. Whether it’s the political discourse pertaining to a single-payer system or the desire for a repeal of Obamacare, the need for citizens to have affordable access to healthcare…