Jane Hurst is a freelance writer from San Francisco. She contributes to Lifehack and Thought Catalog.

 

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4 Toronto Startups That Want to Hire You

4 Toronto Startups That Want to Hire You

There was a time when young people from all across Canada had big dreams of moving to Toronto to make their mark in the world. Over time, jobs became more and more scarce, and the cost of living became too high for a lot…

Best Startup Ideas You can Start for Under $100

Many people avoid starting their own business because they don’t think that they can afford to. Actually, there are several different businesses that anyone can easily start for less than $100, including promotional materials. Check out these startup ideas that will cost less than…

Top 3 Video Services to Help You Sell Videos Online

A lot of people are making loads of money by selling their videos online. Gone are the days when you needed to have a studio and a lot of production equipment to make great videos. Today, anyone who has a computer, a video camera,…

Top 10 Advanced Car Technologies by 2020

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When Henry Ford introduced the world to his Model A, it was the ultimate in technology. Wouldn’t he be amazed by the rate in which automotive technology has evolved, especially in the past 20 years? Technology is available now that we wouldn’t have dreamed…

13 Web Design Tools for Your Startup’s Website

If you run a business, having a website is a non-negotiable. But any old website won’t do. You need to have something exciting that makes people want to check out what you have to offer. Then, you need to ensure that your site is interesting enough…

8 Online Resources to Learn About Investing

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Have you often thought that you would like to get into investing, but you are afraid because you don’t know the first thing about it? Don’t worry, because you are in the same boat as millions of other first-time investors. You just need to…

Awesome Cloud-Based Small Business Collaboration Tools

In order to truly be successful with your small business, you need to collaborate with others and make good use of the collaboration tools that are at your disposal. There are loads of great online tools that you can use, and many of them…

Top 3 Platforms for Selling Courses Online

Being skilled and knowledgable is pretty great. Not only do you get to enjoy the splendors of knowing whats going on, but people are also interested in learning from you. And if you are trying to monetize this knowledge, you just have to find…

7 Tools to Increase Employee Productivity

7 Tools to Increase Employee Productivity

As an employer, you obviously want to see increased productivity in your employees. But, there is so much more to it than just piling more work on them. In fact, giving them more work can actually have the opposite effect, and make them less…

10 Aviation Startup Ideas That Have Wings

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While starting your own airline may not be the most lucrative idea, there are a number of ways you can start your own business in the aviation industry and be successful. You just need to find a niche that needs to be filled in your…

3 Top Video on Demand (VOD) Sites for Independent Content

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Just a few years ago, Video on Demand (VOD) meant pay-per-view via your cable provider. Then as online channels like YouTube became big, consumers got used to watching original, on demand content from people just like them. That consumer evolution inspired the creation of…

10 Must-Have User Interface Design Tools for Web Designers

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There was a time when you would have to hire a designer to create your website, and that could get quite costly. These days, there are so many tools available that there is little to no need to do this, because even those who…

5 E-Commerce Tools to Make Life Easier

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If you sell a product online, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the hundreds of things you have to do. And while it might feel good to do it on your own, there are dozens of tools out there that can help you take care…

Important Startup Tools for Communication, Documentation, and CRM

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The more tools you can find to use, the easier it is going to be to launch your startup and make it a successful one. When it comes to startup tools, some of the most important involve communication, CRM (Customer Relations Management), and documentation….

9 Gig Economy Startups Offer an Alternative to a Side Job

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When the bills are piling up, many people feel like they need to take second and even third jobs to make ends meet. This is no way to live your life. If all you are doing is working to survive, it’s not really much…

10 Examples of Awesome Content Marketing

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When it comes to attracting an audience for your business, it seems that creative content marketing is definitely the way to go these days. This is a way that you can get really creative in your marketing, and you will attract the audience you…

Killer Tools to Launch and Build Your Startup

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If you want to have your own startup, you are going to need to do a lot of hard work to get it running and make it profitable. While you may think that you need a lot of money to start your own business,…