Get your exclusive TechCo news, guides and reviews!


7 Tips to Help Introverts Break the Ice at Networking Events

By | Aug 25, 2017 at 8:30 am

As the founder of a large networking organization, I get a lot of questions from people who are shy or introverted, asking how they can feel more comfortable going to a networking event. Here are a few quick tips to consider before heading to your next…

Social Networking


5 Tips for Planning a Memorable Networking Event

By | May 26, 2017 at 11:20 am

Many business want to put on a networking event or something larger. To pull it off, you need a few ingredients to create a full experience that invigorates people when they walk in. In my business, there’s an art and science to creating a great…

Social Networking

The Top 5 Must-Have Instagram Marketing Tools for 2017

By | Nov 4, 2016 at 11:20 am

There’s not a skilled woodworker on earth who doesn’t take a great deal of pride in his or her arsenal of tools. From power jointers and thickness planers to circular saws and router bits, each tool tells a unique story of past projects —…

Social Networking

How to Create a Wise Social Media Policy: 6 Steps to Succeed

By | Oct 21, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Social networks pose a powerful instrument for organizations to increase brand awareness and build a community of loyal customers. At the same time, inappropriate use of social networking by employees can have numerous adverse effects for a company. The present-day online …

Social Good

Useful Apps for Social Work Professionals

By | Oct 21, 2015 at 9:00 pm

The online world is paradoxically becoming both easier and trickier to navigate. This is because, in addition to search engines and social media like Twitter and Facebook, there is also the ever-developing and expanding world of mobile apps, with new niches and specialties …

Social Networking

3 Strategies To Rock Out on LinkedIn

By | Oct 7, 2015 at 12:00 pm

LinkedIn is a 380 million user powerhouse when it comes to business opportunities. The platform became an essential source for hiring talents, networking, finding and pitching investors and getting peer advice on your business.  However, statistics say that the average user …

Social Networking

LinkedIn Checklist: 9 Things to Put in Your Profile

By | Sep 14, 2015 at 6:00 pm

LinkedIn is known as the social network for professionals to connect. You most likely have a LinkedIn profile, but how much are you using it? Have you thought about what your goal is for your presence on LinkedIn? Do you use LinkedIn to connect to…

Social Networking


Should You Continue Using Google Plus?

By | Aug 23, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Google is once more in the limelight after creating the new parent company Alphabet. Google also is distancing itself from the lackluster social network Google Plus. In fact, YouTube accounts are not forcibly linked to Google Plus anymore. The new focus is on standalone…

Social Networking

San Francisco

Will Someone?: A Social Network for Getting Things Done

By | May 26, 2015 at 10:00 am

We’re all busy. Being constantly busy is a huge epidemic among modern day Americans. Some of us feel like we have to do everything ourselves, and may even feel guilty delegating. However, the smart makers and doers know that sometimes it’s okay, even better,…

Social Networking

The Hot Buttons of Viral Content

By | Nov 20, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Our objectives may vary — monetization for our site, boosting our readership, building awareness for a cause, helping clients succeed — but no matter what business we’re in on the web, our content becoming viral is the rainbow that we chase after. We may…

Social Networking

A Guide to Leveraging Instagram for Business [INFOGRAPHIC]

By | Feb 9, 2015 at 11:00 pm

When it comes to a brilliant social media or growth hacking strategy, Instagram is a common factor – it should be one of the first things on your radar, outside of Facebook or Twitter. According to the social photo platform itself, the community is…


Slack Attack: the Workplace Messaging App is Going Social

By | Jan 23, 2015 at 8:00 am

Slack is taking over my social life. This morning, when I woke up, I rooted around under my pillow for my phone. While in the past I would have checked my e-mail first, or my Twitter mentions, the first thing I did was check…


Emojis Takeover: From 2014’s Most Popular Word to Taco Bell Campaign

By | Jan 5, 2015 at 11:00 pm

The most popular word of 2014 wasn’t actually a word,  it was an emoji: the ♥ emoji. According to the Global Language Monitor (GLM) in their 2014 report on English-language word usage, “the Heart and Love emoji, emoticon, and variations thereof appear billions of …


The Hacker’s Guide to User Acquisition: How to Leverage Twitter

By | Jan 4, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Austen Allred, Co-founder of Grasswire, recently shared a marketing information guide on /r/Startups because “most of the marketing information out there is very high-level and mostly BS.” He calls it The Hacker’s Guide to User Acquisition, and various …