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The Importance of Good Customer Communication Tools

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The world is becoming mobile. Not only is traveling something people do more often, but people also demand to have what they want and need on the go, regardless of their location. Keeping up with customer communication is essential. Technology is also keeping up with this trend, as today’s gadgets are gaining more and more… Read more »


Start With The End in Mind: 5 Rules for Selling Your Business

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As a long-time reader of business and motivational articles, I often come across mantras, mottoes, and slogans to guide business people through their daily lives. One has stuck with me more than the others – “Start with the end in mind”.  I can’t think of a more appropriate motto for tech company entrepreneurs who are… Read more »


Security Surveillance: Standalone vs. PC-based DVR Packages

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Regardless of whether you are looking to install security surveillance in to your home or business, you will need to know the difference between standalone DVR packages and PC-based DVR packages. A surveillance system consists of surveillance cameras that feed into a recorder. Previously, camera images would be recorded onto video tapes, however, today we… Read more »


LiquidTalent is a New Mobile Platform to Find Local High Quality Talent in the Freelance Market

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As a freelancer, finding new and additional work takes a lot of time and effort. From seeking out new clients through personal leads to utilizing websites like Elance, oftentimes getting hired for a selected project comes down to how much you’re willing to put yourself out there and prove that you have enough talent to carry on with… Read more »


Mobile Developers Win 30K in Cash Prizes With App for American Cancer Society

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The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), in partnership with the Metro Atlanta Chamber, announced today the winners of the first ever Mobility Live Hack-Back Invitational. Team MTM-Hack, lead by Tamby Kojak and included team members Matt Byrne and Mahmoud Abouelnasr, bested 5 other presenting teams, winning $12,000 as the overall winner of the competition. Their application… Read more »


Not All Drones Are Made for Dropping Bombs

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The last we heard from Arch Aerial, they were being featured on ESPN’s Outside the Lines (OTL) segment for the use of their drones in sports. The market for drones has, if anything, grown since we last spoke to the team, and they’ve been planning some major updates as well. Arch Aerial today announced the… Read more »


Guest Rebuttal: The Truth Behind Exploding Offers

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Editor’s Note: This essay was written by DreamIt Ventures Co-Founder David Bookspan as a counterpoint to Y Combinator president Sam Altman’s post on the topic of Exploding Offers.   Typically the Y Combinator blog provides valuable information and perspectives for startups. However, Sam Altman’s recent post about time-limited offers confuses YC’s interests for those of… Read more »





Novlr: Your Cloud Novel Writing Companion

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I recently caught up with Novlr creators Thomas Muirhead and Kimberley Pryor to discuss their new cloud writing software dubbed Novlr. Novlr was first conceived in November of last year after many ill-fated attempts at novel-writing using other mediums such as Microsoft Word and Google Docs. It is being developed by both Thomas and Kim… Read more »


Learn Spanish Anywhere, Anytime, and Completely for Free

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Over 6.5 million students take Spanish Language courses every year – that’s 70 percent of total foreign language enrollment in the US. Some might say that Spanish speaking skills are crucial to young Americans and that the US will become the largest Spanish-speaking nation by 2050. Fifteen years ago, SpanishDict.com pioneered the shift in Spanish… Read more »



Miami-Dade Named 2015 Code for America Fellowship City

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Miami-Dade is about to become a more tech-friendly county. That’s because it was announced Tuesday that Miami-Dade County will work with three Code for America app developers to solve civic problems. The announcement was made during the annual Code for America Summit in San Francisco. The county was one of seven governments chosen from 40 applicants. Code… Read more »