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

 

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In the Business World, Eco-Friendly is Profit-Friendly

There’s currently a misconception in the business world that taking an eco-friendly position in the marketplace means extra expenses and costly investments. However, this simply isn’t true. As many businesses and their entrepreneurs are quickly discovering, eco-friendly is often synonymous with profitability. The Relationship…

A Look at Some of the Many Uses of Sensor Technology

Sensor technology has long been used for a variety of different applications. From tracking the movement of international shipments to monitoring air pressure and weather patterns, sensors give technology companies the ability to tackle seemingly impossible problems with relative ease. And if you want…

Everything You Need to Know About Email Encryption

If you’ve paid attention to the news in recent months, you’ve likely heard about Hillary Clinton’s email server snafu. While Clinton’s issue is certainly on a level of its own, the reality is that it should encourage everyone to think about the overall security…

4 Ways Atlanta Is Becoming a Silicon Valley Competitor

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Everyone knows that some of the world’s largest technology corporations reside in the Silicon Valley of California, and it’s hard to compete with the area’s wealth. However, the Bay area isn’t the only United States tech hub. Atlanta, Georgia is also a major player…

10 Tech Trends Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

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On May 21, several top venture capitalists got together at the 17th annual top 10 tech trends dinner hosted in San Jose by the Churchill Club to discuss what they believe will be the biggest tech trends between now and 2020. According to Forbes,…

5 Myths and Misconceptions About Tech Startups

5 Myths and Misconceptions About Tech Startups

Sensational documentaries and Hollywood portrayals of tech startups have produced a number of discrepancies between the way things appear and the way they actually are. While there is certainly some truth behind these stories, the reality is that dozens of myths and misconceptions surround…

3 Tech Trends That Are Taking The Hotel Industry By Storm

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As technology trends change, hotels continually adapt.  The days of offering free color TV and air conditioning as perks are long gone.  In today’s technology driven world, consumers want access to their potential destination spots online.  They also want a personalized experience, and the…

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…

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…

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…

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

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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…