Larry is an independent business consultant specializing in social media trends, business, and entrepreneurship. Follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn.

 

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A Look at the Next Generation of Cancer Testing

A Look at the Next Generation in Cancer Testing

When you look at health crises in this country and around the world, few issues strike more fear into the average person’s mind than cancer. We all know someone who has been affected by cancer and, somewhere deep down inside of us, we’re all…

The 7 Biggest Downsides to Bootstrapping and How to Overcome Them

Women Founders Outperform Men and 9 Other Industry Insights from First Round Capital

To new entrepreneurs, bootstrapping seems both exciting and sensible, and there’s a reason it’s become so popular as a means of funding and growing a new business. The theory is simple: rather than relying on angel investments or venture capital to fund a business,…

3 Tips for Effective Geo-Targeted Marketing

Most businesses look at the internet as a powerful resource for reaching as many people as possible. And while this is obviously true, the reality is that social media, SEO, and PPC advertising make internet marketing an ideal solution for targeting very specific demographics of…

An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Avoiding Work-Life Conflicts

An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Avoiding Work-Life Conflicts

Work-life balance is obviously a huge topic of conversation for entrepreneurs and their families. After all, many entrepreneurs work in startup environments where 70 and 80-hour weeks are the norm. The key to success is to avoid work-life conflicts. Create Separation Between Work and…

Study Shows Businesses Gain Pokemon Go-Induced Revenue Boosts

Even in an interconnected age where fads can gain traction in a matter of hours, it’s very rare that a craze sweeps the nation quite like Pokemon Go has this summer. The augmented reality mobile exploration game has surpassed Twitter’s percentage of daily active…

3 Tips for Pinpointing Your Company’s Unique Value Proposition

With the amount of highly competitive industries making up the business world, it can be difficult for many businesses to set themselves apart from their competition and gain solid footing in their market. While working hard to create an awesome business plan, increase your…

6 Keys to Building Brand Trust Through Your Company Website

Website An Off-Page SEO Guide to Improve Website Link Profile [Infographic]

In the crowded tech space, there’s nothing more challenging than proving your new brand deserves to be taken seriously. Competitors will actively use your inexperience against you and consumers will view your lack of marketplace equity as a strike. The best thing you can…

Don’t Wait for Formal Due Diligence When Acquiring a Company

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Whether you’re looking to buy a brand new startup that you expect to thrive in the future, or an established business with a strong customer base, conducting due diligence is one of the most critical components of the buying process. After all, the purchase…

Why Entrepreneurs Should Startup in Las Vegas

Why Entrepreneurs Should Startup in Las Vegas

When you think about Las Vegas, what comes to mind? In all likelihood, your thoughts gravitate towards cocktail waitresses, poker tables, slot machines, ritzy hotel lobbies, fancy bars, and risky decisions. Well, despite the fact that Vegas will always be a dicey place to…

Smart Home Tools for a Smarter Office

Smart Home Tools for a Smarter Office

Smart home gadgets and apps are all the rage with homeowners and rental managers right now. They are being hailed for their convenience and environmentally-friendly nature, and rightfully so. Interestingly, smart home gadgets aren’t just for residential spaces – they have countless benefits in office…

5 Retail Tech Trends in 2016

5 Retail Tech Trends in 2016

The proliferation of technology in the retail space is happening at an impressively swift rate. What was hot last month could easily be obsolete in a few weeks, and the trends that worked yesterday may prove ineffective today. That’s just the nature of the…

3 Ways You Can Improve Your Website’s UX in 2016

Profile Defenders Can Delete Any Bad Website from the Internet

Whether you realize it or not, your website’s user experience (UX) has a significant impact on how consumers see your brand. If your website is sloppy, slow, and archaic, that’s how customers will see your business. On the other hand, if your site is…

5 Health Issues You Can Develop at Your Tech Job

5 Health Issues You Can Develop at Your Tech Job

Technology is a wonderful thing, particularly in the workplace. Can you imagine trying to type out a five-page brief on a typewriter? Luckily, we no longer have to deal with that kind of manual labor in the office. However, with technology comes a variety…

10 Visual Tips for Small Business Growth

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Human beings are visual learners, particularly when it comes to the things they see on a screen. In an electronic setting, customers are generally more likely to stop and look at a photograph or video rather than a blog post. From there, they’ll associate images…

7 Ways to Save Big on Business Travel

7 Ways to Save Big on Business Travel

As an entrepreneur, you’ve put a lot of sweat, blood, tears, and most importantly, capital into your business. You don’t want all of that to go down the drain due to excessive spending during business trips. Don’t worry – you’re not the only company…

How to Survive Your First International Business Trip

How to Survive Your First International Business Trip

As an entrepreneur and business owner, you’re often required to travel around the country in order to pitch ideas, raise capital, and build partnerships. However, once your business begins to take off, you may find it necessary to take an international business trip in…

7 Lessons Tech Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Artists

7 Lessons Tech Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Artists

If you’re a tech entrepreneur, it’s worthwhile to surround yourself with people who stretch, teach, and motivate you. It’s too easy to get in a tech bubble of sorts and spend time only with like-minded people, so it’s critical to break free and learn…