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Embrace the New Year with a 3-Day Cleanse App

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Have you thought about doing a cleanse as part of a plan to start 2015 healthy, focused, and re-centered? The people at Nibble Apps and Young and Raw have teamed up to create The 3-Day Cleanse app, and it was released for free on iTunes on January 1. The app is beautifully designed and easy… Read more »

11 Questions To Ask Before Hiring a WordPress Developer/Programmer

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Developing a website can be compared to solving a jigsaw puzzle. Sometimes the picture looks fine, but when viewed closely, some pieces are not in the right places. A website may function properly for some time, but when a change or any update is made, the site fails to work efficiently. Avoiding the developers who will… Read more »

13 Content Marketing Strategies Every Business Must Implement to Boost Conversion Rates

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Ever since traditional forms of advertising have taken a backseat, businesses of all sizes are relying solely on digital marketing strategies to pull in revenue and create impact. While more than 91% B2B & 86% B2B marketers are using content marketing as the most important part of their digital strategy to garner organic visibility, traffic,… Read more »

Selling Your Smartphone? 4 Ways to Reduce Security Risk


I’ve never personally sold my old cellphone to a stranger on the Internet. Something about handing off all my bad selfies, questionable Snapchats, and direct access to my bank account makes me a little uneasy. People do all the time though, so it must be a thing? But hold the phone! Because if there’s one thing we… Read more »

How Google Changed the SEO Market


In today’s global and very competitive market, brands need to appear when users search for them in Google or mention them in social networks. Why? Because appearing can generate a boost in sales and revenue, as these two statistics show: 80% of users search products ad services before purchasing or using them, while 70% read… Read more »

Will 2015 Be the Year We Finally See Holograms?


Since they first appeared in science fiction decades ago, engineers have long played with the idea of holograms. The technology required has only been theoretical up until recently. Now, some of the last barriers to functional holograms are finally being overcome. New types of displays, methods of capturing transmitting 3D data, and increased Internet speeds… Read more »

Meet CES’s Best Tech Startups in Downtown Las Vegas


Tech Cocktail is honored to partner with the International CES to present Startup Night Downtown Vegas! During the CES 2015 Conference in Las Vegas, hop on a shuttle headed to Startup Night Downtown to meet some of the best tech startups at The Gold Spike. At this casual, demo-style event offering appetizers and cocktails at… Read more »

Women in Tech: Jackie Kazil from PyLadies DC


The Washington D.C. Metro Area is full of dozens of organizations dedicated to lowering the barrier for women and minorities in tech. DCFemTech, a collective of DC & Metro area women and minority focused organizations is launching a series of interviews with women in tech leaders to highlight their group’s mission, culture and events. The… Read more »

The Digital Office: 5 Ways to Increase Productivity in 2015

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Productivity tools are more in-demand than ever, as evidenced by the dramatic rise of IRC startup Slack in 2014. Working for a startup might mean you’ve got a lot of hats to wear and a lot of tasks to manage, and living in the digital age means that there are constant distractions available everywhere you… Read more »