Gear & Gadgets

Seattle

Put a Brewery in Your Home With Pico C [Review]

By | Dec 12, 2017 at 12:20 pm

In a world filled with endless choices, perhaps one that never gives up is that of the beer market. In the past year, overall sales were static; however, the craft beer market still enjoyed a 6.2 percent increase, especially for microbreweries. While the bubble…

Virtual Reality

Sony’s VR Bundle Is the Cheapest VR Deal You’ll Nab This Month

By | Dec 12, 2017 at 11:30 am

If you missed your shot at VR deals this past Black Friday, never fear: In anticipation of the just-slightly-more-last-minute shoppers, a few of the best deals on virtual reality gadgets and gear have opened back up again. Virtual reality is one of the highest…

Enqos – Tower V2

Apple

20 Most Popular iOS Apps of 2017

By | Dec 12, 2017 at 10:50 am

The end of the year brings about a lot of reflection. Whether your giving thanks for blessings you’ve enjoyed in 2017 or brainstorming your resolution for an even better 2018, thinking back on what made your year great is an annual tradition on par…

Podcast

Almost Half of America Uses Digital Voice Assistants Now

By | Dec 12, 2017 at 9:20 am

In the land of new media, audio might not be king yet, but it’s certainly a rising challenger to the throne. Americans listen to nearly four hours of audio a day on average, and as I reported yesterday, events like PodCon are springing up to…

Interviews

Boulder

Why Startups Need to Put Customers at the Center of Strategic Decisions

By | Dec 12, 2017 at 8:30 am

It’s easy to stray away from putting customer’s as your first priority and get caught up in the other aspects of the business. But at the end of the day, without putting your customer at the center of your decisions, it could impact your…

Marketing

Denver

9 Effective Ways to Use Street Teams and Build Brand Awareness

By | Dec 12, 2017 at 7:15 am

Consumers are constantly bombarded with digital marketing materials, from social media ads and paid search ads to blast emails and weekly newsletters. It’s hard for brands to cut through the clutter and show value to consumers — unless they utilize the power of human…

Remote work

San Diego

Start With the Fundamentals When Building a Remote Team

By | Dec 11, 2017 at 6:30 pm

The number of employees working at home has increased by 103 percent since 2005. According to Global Workplace Analytics, 3.7 million Americans — or 2.8 percent of the workforce — now work from home at least half the time. Although the employee workforce grew…

Productivity

London

5 Ways to Improve Team Communication

By | Dec 11, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Communication within a team is vital to the successful completion of a project. Without a good foundation, team members could be reluctant to share new ideas or talk about challenges. Here are 5 ways to improve your team communication. Keep the Door Open Team…

Ecosystems

Seattle

Seattle’s First Annual PodCon Hails New Heights for Podcast Visibility

By | Dec 11, 2017 at 4:15 pm

This past Saturday, thousands of fans, cosplayers, and laptop-toting creative professionals poured into Seattle’s Washington State Convention Center, coming together to celebrate one artistic medium for the first time. The first annual PodCon, a celebration of the podcasting community, successfully debuted over the weekend,…

Advertising

4 Effective Platforms for Advertising Online

By | Dec 11, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Business owners have to advertise if they want customers. The question for most owners is which venue is the best for advertising. The answer is a little of everything. Because people need to see your name and brand at least 14 times, you’d be…

Internet of Things

How the Internet of Things Has Impacted Small Businesses

By | Dec 11, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Televisions, smartphones, cars, and even elevators — the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem is bigger than ever before. Not only does it impact the consumer technology market, it has also permeated almost every industry, from agriculture to zoology. According to Gartner, up to 8.4 billion…

Transportation

Jaguar Land Rover Invested Big in These 11 Transportation Companies

By | Dec 11, 2017 at 1:30 pm

The transportation industry is seeing some serious innovation. Between self-driving technology and electric cars becoming the new norm, established automotive manufacturers are doing their best to keep up. However, they can’t do it on their own, which is why many have invested in burgeoning…

Twitter

Actually, 280-Character Tweets Are Good

By | Dec 11, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Remember when AirPods first debuted and we all joked about how they’d fall in the toilet? Or when everyone used to complain every two months about the newest Facebook newsfeed tweak back in 2012? Looking back, those insta-controversies don’t seem to have left much…

Culture

50 Companies With Outstanding Team Cultures

By | Dec 11, 2017 at 11:30 am

A good idea and a lot of funding are key to the success of a business. However, if you don’t have a solid team to back you up, you might as well throw in the towel now, because you don’t have a chance of…

Healthy Entrepreneur

Exclusive: Over 20 Percent of Startup CEOs Only Sleep 4 or 5 Hours Per Night

By | Dec 11, 2017 at 10:50 am

Sleep is good. Six hours of sleep a night is great. Without it, you’ll face dips in productivity, worse mental conditions, and a higher risk of depression. According to exclusive data shared with TechCo by Sleep Junkie, plenty of startup CEOs have yet to get…

Tips & How To’s

7 Things to Consider Before Picking Your Domain Name

By | Dec 11, 2017 at 9:20 am

Your domain name is the address of your website, and it’s critical to the success of your business to follow best practices when choosing a domain name. The URL that people see when they visit your site is how visitors will refer to your…

Trends

8 Ways Tech is Improving Communication Between Student and Teacher

By | Dec 11, 2017 at 8:30 am

Technology is helping teachers to go beyond linear, text-based education and make student engagement and performance more efficient. Technology also makes students learn best in their learning pace and styles. Its role in the classroom has also evolved into an interactive learning tool that…