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Battery Life Hacks: A Guide to a Longer Lasting Smartphone Battery

By | May 8, 2018 at 1:45 pm

The smartphone may be one of the most ground-breaking tech inventions in history, but it’s still weighed down by the archaic need for battery life. After all, if your smartphone battery dies, it doesn’t matter how fancy your screen, camera or apps are. With…

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Falon Donohue of VentureOhio: We Need More Women to Start Companies

By | May 7, 2018 at 12:45 pm

In the startup world, it can feel like all the attention is on the coasts. Fortunately, attracting venture capital to Midwestern startups is the game plan of CEO of VentureOhio, Falon Donohue. “Over 50 percent of venture capital invested in the U.S. last year…

Podcast

What Google Podcast’s New Strategy Means For Your Podcast

By | Apr 30, 2018 at 9:30 am

Podcasts’ biggest problem — how hard they can be to discover — may be a thing of the past, thanks to the new Google Podcast app. With Google Search and Google Assistant integration baked in, the Google Podcast app has far better add-ons than any…

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Every Boston Venture Firm, Listed

By | Apr 30, 2018 at 6:30 am

The reports on 1Q 2018 are in: 1,683 venture-backed companies raised $28.2 billion in funds last quarter, according to industry database Pitchbook. It’s the fourth quarter in a row that has seen over $20 billion in venture capital, and $28.2 billion marks the largest …

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What If the Avengers Were Tech Entrepreneurs?

By | Apr 27, 2018 at 9:00 am

Marvel’s highly anticipated Avengers: Infinity War debuted last night to rave reviews. Tragically, in the real world, superheroes don’t exist. That is, of course, unless you look to the tech industry. From Elon Musk to Jeff Bezos, tech entrepreneurs have championed …

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The Secret to Security in the Age of Remote Working

By | Apr 25, 2018 at 2:00 pm

In 2018, the future of the location-independent workforce is brighter than ever. Who wouldn’t want the flexibility of taking the occasional (or regular) opportunity to break from the office and work where it suits you? Employees love it, and businesses increasingly see the …

Tips & How To’s

7 Hidden Costs of Building a Website

By | Mar 15, 2018 at 11:00 am

You don’t have to be an expert to launch a website anymore. With all the DIY solutions on the market, small businesses can get their brand up and running online within minutes. However, there are unexpected hidden costs of building a personalized site that…

Tips & How To’s

How to Set Up Parental Controls on Your Chromebook

By | Apr 25, 2018 at 9:00 am

Chromebooks are perfect for children. They’re light-weight, hold a day-long charge, can be operated easily, and are browser-first, without any risks of downloading sketchy software. Best of all, they’re cheap, too. Despite all these kid-friendly credentials, a lack …

Inspiration

Former NFL Star Darren Woodson: You’re Never Going to Be Perfect in Business

By | Apr 6, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Any founder will tell you that building a business comes with its fair share of roller coaster rides. One week you are flying high and everything is awesome, and the next week you’re trying to make payroll. Starting and building a business isn’t for…

Inspiration

5 Common Habits of Digital Leaders

By | Apr 5, 2018 at 12:45 pm

In an inspiring poem written by Erik Qualman, he recalled a question asked by his father, “What footprints do you want to leave in the sand?” While this metaphor didn’t have much meaning as an adolescent, today his digital leadership has helped brands, organizations, …

Interviews

Nina Vaca, CEO of Pinnacle Group: You Can’t Be What You Can’t See

By | Apr 2, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Whether it’s a partner, spouse, family, friend, mentor or mom, having a support system is key to any entrepreneur’s success. For Nina Vaca, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Pinnacle Group, she attributes much of her success to the role models in her personal life,…

Tips & How To’s

5 Ways URL Shorteners Can Impact SEO

By | Mar 29, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Finding a way to climb up in PageRank without spending a ton of money is good for any small business. While URL shorteners have been around for many years, marketing experts say the manner in which they’re used can impact engagement with current and…

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How Instagram Powers One Sci-Fi Lover’s Book Dealing Business

By | Mar 13, 2018 at 12:45 pm

When Adam Axler, the bookseller behind the Instagram account Collectible Science Fiction, first joined the service, his profile picture was David Pelham’s 1973 cover to science fiction master Philip K. Dick’s The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch. It’s an …