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Marketing

3 Old-School Marketing Tips That Still Work Like Magic

By | May 1, 2017 at 12:50 pm

The marketing world is full of flashy innovations that are sure to make any marketer from the 90’s drool with excitement and envy. You’ve got all the social media marketing magic that can reach thousand of people with a click of a button. Video…

Tips & How To’s

8 Things They Don’t Teach in Business School About Being an Entrepreneur

By | Apr 28, 2017 at 10:30 am

Here’s something they don’t teach in business school about being an entrepreneur: at some point, starting a company will give you a stomachache. It will be caused by some combination of unrelenting stress, constant uncertainty, and too much late night takeout from that greasy Chinese…

Security

3 Ways to Recover from Ransomware Attacks

By | Feb 23, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Ransomware has become a $1 billion-per-year industry, and the threat is exploding. While a recent cybersecurity report identified 3.8 million unique ransomware attacks in 2015, that number skyrocketed in 2016 to more than 638 million attacks. Because ransomware attacks are typically initiated through email,…

Sports

Houston

Watch Super Bowl 51 for Free Without Cable

By | Feb 1, 2017 at 2:20 pm

I just became a cord cutter a few weeks ago, and it was very liberating. Until, of course I realized that, even with a Sling TV subscription, there may not be a way to watch Super Bowl 51 from home. But alas – some good news! This year,…

Tips & How To’s

7 Most Common SmartPhone Issues and How To Fix Them

By | Jun 15, 2016 at 9:25 am

You can admit it: you’re obsessed with your phone. You bring it to parties. You bring it to restaurants. You even bring it to the bathroom. And if something ever happened to your favorite device, you wouldn’t know what to do. Unfortunately, there are…

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Dev & Design

The Best Web Design Options Your Startup

By | May 18, 2016 at 10:00 pm

Every tech startup needs an online presence. Whether it’s a flashy website or a sleek mobile app, people won’t take notice until they see you online. However, web design can be an expensive resource, and companies without a large budget could have issues spending what…

Tips & How To’s

4 Tips and Tricks for Using Your Fitbit Blaze

By | May 4, 2016 at 5:00 pm

The smartwatch scene is exploding right now. With products available from a number of different well known manufacturers, the  market is saturated with quality products that work with you rather than against you. And while Fitbit started off as a health-focused product line, they…

Tips & How To’s

7 Time-Savings Tips to Clear Your Schedule

By | May 2, 2016 at 10:00 pm

In today’s hectic world, you’re always running from one thing to another. And at the end of the day, there’s still a lot of work left unfinished. Fortunately, there are a number of effective tools and platforms designed to cut your work time in half…

Books

5 Tips on the Science of Growth from Sean Ammirati

By | Apr 25, 2016 at 11:09 am

What makes companies grow to change the world while others seem to fizzle out? That’s exactly what Sean Ammirati’s new book The Science of Growth looks to uncover. Ammirati follows the stories of 20 different companies, in pairs; he closely tracks and compares companies with…

Jobs

16 Jobs That Allow You to Be a Digital Nomad

By | Apr 22, 2016 at 10:27 am

What is a digital nomad? A digital nomad is simply someone who works remotely while traveling the world. All a digital nomad needs to do his or her job effectively, is a fast laptop, a good WiFi connection and a productive environment. If you…

Opinion/Analysis

6 Steps for Using Social Media to Find a Job

By | Feb 23, 2016 at 8:03 pm

Looking for a job in tech or marketing? Are you very active on social media but not sure about how to use them in your advantage to get a job? When thinking about using social media to find a job, most people think of…

Tips & How To’s

5 Steps to Build a Productive and Tight-Knit Remote Team

By | Feb 5, 2016 at 5:00 pm

It is no secret: over the last decade the “geography of the workplace” has shifted dramatically. Since 2005, remote working has increased a staggering 80 percent. Also, Forrester Research’s US Telecommuting Forecast predicts that by the end of this year, 43 percent of the…

Opinion/Analysis

How Much Should a Website Really Cost?

By | Feb 5, 2016 at 3:26 pm

As a business owner, you’ve probably needed to build a website at some point or another. The vast amount of options and prices when it comes to designing a website can leave many entrepreneurs completely baffled. You can choose to work with a professional…

Healthy Entrepreneur

A Quick Starter Guide on the Practice of Mindfulness

By | Jan 25, 2016 at 5:00 pm

We all have busy days, weeks, months…lives. But amidst the chaos, we need to remember how important it is to take some time for ourselves. If you’re anything like me your automatic argument is “If I had any time at all, don’t you think…

Dev & Design

4 Web Design Trends for Ecommerce in 2016

By | Jan 22, 2016 at 7:00 pm

Web design is constantly evolving, especially in the ecommerce arena where most retail companies heavily rely on online sales as their major revenue source. The need to constantly innovate, adapt and stay on top of the most recent web design and online marketing trends…

Opinion/Analysis

How to Use Consumer Insights to Build Your Brand

By | Jan 16, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Times are changing. The marketing strategies of the olden days are slowly fading in presence and in practice. Nowadays, people are least interested in buying products that are marketed through door-to-door sales, newspaper ads, or local radio. Billboards, blimps, and magazines are shrinking in…

Tips & How To’s

How to Increase Your Website Load Speed and Conversion

By | Jan 8, 2016 at 9:00 pm

For any online marketing campaign, the ultimate goal isn’t to generate traffic, but to start conversation and convert site visitors into clients. Because of this, everything about your website has to be tailored to meet your needs, appeal to your target audience’s interests and…