Dev & Design

3 Affordable Online Courses to Help You Become a Design Ninja

By | Aug 31, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Building up your portfolio as a graphic designer can take years. To make the field even more difficult, keeping your edge on changing design trends means continuing your education on the latest software and new methods to communicate to customers. Fortunately, we’ve got you…

Inspiration

6 Ways Women Entrepreneurs Are Finding Inspiration

By | Aug 31, 2017 at 11:30 am

In her book, Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead, Sheryl Sandberg notes that she has seen many female entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley and around the world with the talent, knowledge, skill sets and even experiences that drive success, yet completely doubt…

HR and Recruiting

How to Streamline Recruiting With an Applicant Tracking System

By | Aug 31, 2017 at 8:30 am

Choosing candidates, interviewing them, evaluating their performance really takes a lot of time. To make this process more streamlined companies are looking to applicant tracking systems (ATS).  These platforms can help recruit the right employees.  Features to Consider An ATS software allows businesses to…

Remote work

How Your Company Can Transition to a Mobile Workforce

By | Aug 30, 2017 at 6:30 pm

When the light bulb was invented and the infrastructure for indoor electrical lighting and power spread, it changed the way we worked and lived. Buildings became taller and the electricity that powers elevators made getting to the top floors easy. Working at night became…

HR and Recruiting

Why Cofounders Need to Learn to Hire Fast

By | Aug 30, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Together with my cofounders Dmytro (CTO) and Serge (Product) we started Preply in 2013, a global marketplace for online tutoring. We had been bootstrapping until we joined the Techstars family in 2015, then started expanding our team. One thing founders will realize is that your…

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Healthy Entrepreneur

Barcelona

Report: People Who Drink More Coffee Don’t Die As Fast

By | Aug 30, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Look, I won’t bore you with an introduction: We all know why you’re here. You need a reason to justify your insane coffee drinking habit. Congrats! A new report confirms a correlation between drinking more coffee and lowering your risk of death. So here’s…

Marketing

San Jose

How to Get Above the Noise and Gain Customers

By | Aug 30, 2017 at 11:30 am

Being better than your competition certainly helps with customer acquisition, but sustaining growth is where specific tactics and strategies come in to keep up the momentum. For later stage companies who have raised millions and have a ridiculous valuation, how do these companies continue to…

Programming education

An Easy Way to Develop Professional Photography Skills

By | Aug 30, 2017 at 6:30 am

These days, professional photo equipment has become a lot more affordable, making it much easier to turn photography into a hobby or career. But what is a carpenter without training? A photographer without technique? Well, with the Hollywood Art Institute Photography Course & Certification,…

Inspiration

Boulder

How One Man Left a Big Record Label to Become a Data Scientist

By | Aug 29, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Will Johnson stumbled into the music business in his early 20s. On a whim, in 2014, a friend of his who managed a national touring band offered him a gig as a roadie. Will had just graduated college in Virginia, and, well, touring with…

Marketing

Chicago

Just 19 Percent of Small Business Owners Market With Google AdWords

By | Aug 29, 2017 at 11:30 am

The internet — whether desktop or mobile — is eating everything. Ad dollars everywhere from the news to Even the long-established power of TV ads is deminishing, as internet ad spend is set to pass up TV ad spend this year, according to the…

Tips & How To’s

Chicago

4 Rules for Exploring the Psychology Behind UX Design

By | Aug 29, 2017 at 9:20 am

User experience design is about the user, as the name might indicate. But figuring out how to create an interface that users will love is far harder to do than to say: After all, most users can’t even articulate what makes them pick one…

Tips & How To’s

NYC

Why You Need to Stop Networking and Start Building Relationships

By | Aug 29, 2017 at 8:30 am

There’s a phrase that’s always stuck with me,“here in Brazil we don’t network — we make friends.” I thought about the journey that led to the creation of our first South American office. I thought about the business relationships my partner and I formed…

Security

3 Reasons to Consider Switching to Virtual Data Rooms

By | Aug 29, 2017 at 7:15 am

Even though they’ve been around since the dawn of cloud computing, virtual data rooms are still rather unknown to many people. Virtual data rooms allow businesses big and small to transfer all their data to a remote facility, allowing them to clear up space…

Tips & How To’s

3 Things Successful Owners Do to Be More Productive

By | Aug 28, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Whether you’re a company CEO or an employer in an organization, you need great work ethic to do quality work that help you excel in your career. The question is, how do you ingrain good work ethic into your work-life balance? Here are three…

Marketing & Social Media

Build Your Startup With These 12 Comprehensive Growth Marketing Modules

By | Aug 28, 2017 at 5:30 pm

Social media has permeated just about every aspect of our lives, from news to friendships to video sharing. But it’s also an important tool for businesses. In fact, social media marketing has become one of the most sought after professions across just about every…

Reports & Rankings

India

10 Fastest Growing Economies in the World

By | Aug 28, 2017 at 10:50 am

As an entrepreneur, the prospect of starting up internationally can be a pretty scary one. In addition to not knowing the language or the social expectations of a business owner, a foreign economy can be a fickle, confusing thing to get a handle on….

Jobs/HR/Recruiting

5 Interview Tips To Give You An Edge Over the Competition

By | Aug 27, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Interviews can be nerve-wracking, and sometimes that’s the only thing that can stop you from landing a job you have your heart set on. However, there isn’t a lot you can do about nerves other than trying to make yourself feel confident before stepping…