Drew Hendricks is a professional business and startup blogger that writes for a variety of sites including The Huffington Post, Forbes and Technorati. Drew has worked at a variety of different startups as well as large advertising agencies.

 

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How Bitcoin Can Help Expand Your Business Globally

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If you are looking to expand your business internationally, Bitcoin could help expand your work and payment offerings globally. While you may have heard about Bitcoin, you may not realize that this alternative form of payment could benefit your business. Getting started with cryptocurrency…

What Freelance Work Model Works Best for Your Business?

As freelance workers have become more common in workplaces, the roles they take have gradually evolved in recent years. Today’s freelancers can fit into an organization in a variety of ways, allowing them to either operate independently from employees or work side-by-side with their…

6 Reasons Why Your Startup Needs a Mobile App Now

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Not every business benefits from having an app. But with the rising popularity of mobile, apps can be a great addition to your mobile readiness and customer retention strategy. The good news is that if this is your first time considering an app, you don’t…

Top 15 Alternatives to Paypal

If you’re looking for a post on why PayPal sucks, then you should go elsewhere because this isn’t that kind of article. The fact of the matter is that PayPal has proven to be an easy, secure, and fast way to transfer money. And,…

10 Best Cities For Budding Entrepreneurs

Best Cities for Entrepreneurs

When you’re building a business, location is an important thing to consider. Entrepreneurs can struggle with this decision because there is a lot riding on it . Factors like costs of real estate and rent, state taxes, city demographic and infrastructure can all affect a…

Trends in IoT Investing for 2015

The Internet of Things is heating up to be a huge market for investors. Let’s take a look at recent studies and trends in the field. A recent global research study by Tata Consultancy Services, which included nearly 800 executives from multinational corporates throughout…

Travel Philosophy from a Toptal Digital Nomad

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“I love it when things don’t go as planned. Sometimes you can get upset; maybe you get lost and it’s hot outside, but maybe you find a beautiful beach, or meet someone, or find a great restaurant. These days, I tend to roam cities…

4 Best Job Fields for Remote Work and Where to Find Them

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More and more companies are allowing employees to work remotely. Studies show that these employees are more productive, less stressed, and happier overall with their work-life balance. Most companies, however, only offer the option for couple of days per month, if they even allow…

After Wearables: Complete Customization?

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Image Credit: Flickr/Intel Free Press Let’s jump right in. With Sprout, HP is banking on a significant departure from keyboard and mouse control. For me, those things are necessary as everything keeps getting smarter and developing. The keyboard shows the computer will respond to…

5 Things Mobile Readiness Means for Kickstarters

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You know what mobile readiness means for “regular” companies that are established. They’re all hustling to abide by Google’s algorithm update requirements, fixing mobile versions of their website, apps, and re-learning just how important responsive design is. However, mobile readiness is something any business…

7 Tech Jobs That Don’t Feel Like Work

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The tech industry is a booming enterprise where the experienced professional can earn enough to live a comfortable lifestyle, to put it modestly. Still, money isn’t everything, and oftentimes, those buried in the tech industry begin to wear out. If you love working with…

5 Interesting Startups Out of Miami

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Some startups are successful, and some make the news, but are they interesting? They can be if they happen to be involved with something in the same field as you, but most likely, it’s just more news in your eyes. Some startups, however, can…

3 Ways to Perfect Your Live Stream Strategy

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With the launch of Meerkat and the rise of Twitter’s competing app, Periscope, live streaming is gaining ground as one of the best ways to engage and entertain followers via social media. If you want to take advantage of the power of video in…

An In-Depth Look at the Scrolling Website Trend

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While we’re only a few months into 2015, one thing is becoming pretty clear: This is the year of endless scrolling and parallax design. Websites in every niche are investing in redesigns or makeovers, and the appeal of long scrolling layouts is widespread. As…

5 Tools Every Graphic Designer Should Consider

5 Things Every Graphic Designer Should Consider

As a graphic designer, you have to stay up to date on the latest trends in the industry. In most cases, this means steadily investing in the newest technology, devices, software, and design tools. Are you sufficiently caught up, or could you be losing…

How to Turn Big Data into Big Wins: 3 Tools

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Knowledge is power. That is the old adage, anyway. But does more knowledge really make us more powerful? What do you do if you’ve got terabytes of data about your customers but no way to organize, understand, or make use of it?  Owing to the…

4 Ways Interactive Data Visualization Enhances Digital Marketing

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Marketing techniques are often loud, annoying, and in your face. It’s gotten to the point where most consumers simply ignore these techniques, forcing marketers to come up with new ploys to entice customers. A new and exciting trend in digital marketing that consumers love…