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San Francisco

“The Average Person’s Opinion on News Events is Worth Reading”

By | Sep 17, 2015 at 8:00 am

How many political Facebook statuses do you see every day? I consider myself a light user of the platform, but even with casual usage I notice a lot of them. I’m not saying it’s a bad thing – I actually think it’s awesome. After…

Tips & How To’s

Speaking the right social media lingo

By | Sep 16, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Think of the different ways you communicate with people when you speak to them: How you chat to a group of friends over dinner is different than how you speak during a business meeting. You change the way you speak and behave, depending on…

Jobs

How To Use Social Media To Land Your Dream Job

By | Sep 15, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Social media, if used strategically, can be a great tool to network and to introduce yourself to potential employers and hiring managers. Here are five useful tips to help you find your next dream job! Establish a professional presence When someone searches for your name…

Diversity

Blacks and Latinos Make Up 4 to 5 Percent of Tech Workforce

By | Sep 11, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Looking at statistics from some of the world’s top technology companies, it’s difficult to not feel defeated by the lack of diversity in the tech. While being touted as some of the most welcoming tech companies for women and minorities, diversity numbers from tech…

Trends

A Look at Internet History: The Most Popular Websites from the Past

By | Sep 6, 2015 at 4:00 pm

It has been quite some time since the invention of the Internet, previously known as the World Wide Web. With its roots back in the early 80s, the Internet has been with us for over three decades now. Nowadays it’s impossible to imagine that…

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Marketing

How to Promote your App on Social Media

By | Sep 3, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Social media is in many ways a level playing field that all app developers can play on. Whether your company is operating on a shoestring or has deep pockets, everyone has the same chance to build a powerful following via social platforms. Here are…

Marketing

5 Social Media Hacks for Your Ecommerce Store

By | Aug 31, 2015 at 5:00 pm

The key to increasing your ecommerce store’s productivity is to increase its visibility. While there are several methods that you can use to drive customers to your website, there are few greater tools than social media. Unfortunately, many social media sites, like Pinterest and…

Social Media

The Effect of Tweets in Google Desktop Search Results

By | Aug 30, 2015 at 4:25 pm

In February, Google and Twitter struck a deal that the search engine giant would index tweets in its search results. In barely 6 months, this much awaited feature has finally arrived and it was announced on Friday via Twitter, of course. Hey, @twitter. Search…

Social Media

San Francisco

myWebRoom: An Online Space as Unique as Your Own Room

By | Aug 28, 2015 at 8:00 am

There’s no denying that social media is important and central to most of us on a daily basis. However, I think you could make the argument that social media comes up a little short with regard to personality. Take Pinterest and Twitter for example:…

Tips & How To’s

Travel Brands Not Using Social Media are Missing Out

By | Aug 19, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Studies show that today’s average American distinctly loves two things — social media and travel. Smart travel brands are hopping on the social media bandwagon with Facebook fan pages, active Twitter accounts, and even Pinterest pages. More than just the latest fad, social media…

Trends

Tinder Had a Dramatic Twitter Meltdown Last Night

By | Aug 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm

In case you guys missed it, Tinder was an absolute mess last night. Like a person who’s been dumped over text, Tinder did what every Millennial mess-up would do after a breakup: tweet about their frustrations. As a response to newly-published article in Vanity…

Social Media

San Diego

Audio Can Give Our Photos New, Powerful Meaning

By | Jul 15, 2015 at 10:00 pm

When Dave Keene was diagnosed with colon cancer he had a troubling thought. What if his son never remembers his voice or hears his stories? “I am passionate about providing people with an innovative way to preserve and share memories forever in the most…

Marketing

Set Up your Startup Marketing from Scratch

By | Jul 15, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Starting an online business from the ground up can be quite a challenge. Even if you have a brilliant idea and offer excellent products or services, you still need to put in a lot of work, time, and sometimes even money in order to…

Reports & Rankings

Buffer Reveals the Best Times to Tweet

By | Jul 14, 2015 at 2:00 pm

In a recent analysis of almost 5 million tweets, Buffer revealed the best times to tweet to maximize clicks, retweets, favorites, and replies. A social media management platform, Buffer looked at data from 10,000 profiles tweeting between October 2010 and March 2015. To help…

Entrepreneur

5 Characteristics of Thriving Social Entrepreneurs – #4: Learn the Art of the Pivot

By | Jul 1, 2015 at 12:35 pm

Entrepreneurs spend countless hours preparing for the perfect pitch to potential investors. They’ll sometimes come armed with robust business plans, spreadsheets, decks, and thoughtful projections to back up their assertions about the exact path they’ll take to scale and grow. This is the fourth in…

Marketing

How to Grab the Attention of Influencers in Any Niche

By | Jun 27, 2015 at 6:00 pm

With so much clutter online going on, it can be a bit of a struggle to get the attention of influencers in your niche. Whether you are looking to promote a product, highlight a service to an existing captivate audience, or secure a guest…

Trends

Tech Companies Show Pride, Support for Marriage Equality

By | Jun 26, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Today in a landmark decision the majority of the US Supreme Court ruled in support of same-sex marriages, legalizing it across the nation. Over the past few years many tech companies have made great strides in improving support, respect, and meeting the needs of…