Marketing & Social Media

Brands Are Still Using April Fools as a Marketing Tool

By | Apr 8, 2018 at 5:30 pm

April Fools’ Day has turned into a huge marketing opportunity for brands. So much so that just about everyone is getting in on the action nowadays. Even Tech.co announced they were purchased by Snapchat a few years back. What used to be the small…

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…

Artificial Intelligence

How SnatchBot created a next-generation chatbot platform

By | Apr 6, 2018 at 3:56 am

To increase the adoption rate of chatbots, the industry first needed to solve a few challenges. SnatchBot as a case study: Solving key industry challenges in an intelligent way can usually help to make the world a better place. Some of the biggest challenges…

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, and…

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,…

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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…

Startups & Apps

10 Best Mac Cleaners to Try in 2018

By | Mar 13, 2018 at 1:25 pm

High Sierra update was awesome and you enjoyed new features and all, but it left practically no space to enjoy anything else. Sounds familiar? Maybe you could not even update your OS because there was not enough space on your drive, to begin with?…

Entrepreneur

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 evocative work featuring a surreal image of two eye-like globes…

Trends

Off the Grid: 4 Types of Americans Who Never Use the Internet

By | Mar 7, 2018 at 12:45 pm

As the internet has grown more and more important to modern life, a backlash has arisen. The “I Quit Facebook” article has been a popular genre of think-piece practically since the social platform existed, but it has picked up momentum in the past few…

Venture Capital

Miami

The Top 10 Venture Firms in Miami

By | Mar 5, 2018 at 12:45 pm

If you’re in the Miami startup community, you have a lot of perks. The sunny Florida tech hub is seeing a growing number of startups and hosts a booming cottage industry of coworking spaces. They have plenty of accelerators and incubators. If you went to the…

Marketing

Startup 101 in 2018: Getting Started on Social Media

By | Mar 5, 2018 at 6:44 am

The Internet has changed the world as we know it. Some may argue that its effects are more negative than positive. But we all have to admit, its benefits are far-reaching. One of the web’s best offsprings is social media. Many slam networking for…

Tips & How To’s

How Important is Technology in Education

By | Feb 27, 2018 at 8:13 pm

Technology quickly is evolving – and whether we like it or not, technology is something we need in order to get through our daily lives – it affects how we live, work, play, and most importantly learn. With mobile and other wireless devices becoming…

Personal Branding

5 Domain Name Generators to Help Create Your Brand

By | Feb 27, 2018 at 2:00 pm

There is certainly an art to creating a brand name. And whether you’re starting a blog or launching a new company, brainstorming that perfect name can be exhausting. For the majority of startups or small business owners, hiring a digital agency to generate a…

Business

4 Reasons You Still Aren’t a Successful Freelancer

By | Feb 26, 2018 at 5:40 am

The freelancing industry is growing by leads and bounds. If the number of people going freelance continues to grow at the same pace, half of the U.S. workforce would be freelancers by 2027. So improve your skills and become a successful freelancer to survive…

Harsh Reality

Does the Tech Industry Have an Office Romance Problem?

By | Feb 21, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Quick, guess how many people have had sex with a coworker. 10 percent of them? 20? 50? The actual number is a massive 59.7 percent, and that’s just the ones that admitted to it in a recent study. That wasn’t the only surprising fact in…

Blogging

Launching a Blog Is More Than Just a Fancy Name

By | Feb 20, 2018 at 4:30 pm

In 2001, a Chinese hacking group penetrated Brian Kreb’s home network. At the time, he was a reporter for the Washington Post, and following this breach, he became obsessed with learning more about computer and Internet security. Then, he decided to share it with his…

Tips & How To’s

7 Ways to Improve Your Pinterest Visibility

By | Feb 19, 2018 at 5:47 pm

Do you have a Pinterest account but do not receive any engagement, let alone, visibility? While there are many popular social media apps nowadays, Pinterest is one of them. Pinterest is a social media platform where people can discover and save ideas. Ideas can…