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4 Statistics That Prove the Importance of Business VoIP

By | Dec 16, 2017 at 10:30 am

Businesses are expanding, not only locally, but internationally as well as technology has helped in overcoming the geographical boundaries. From small to large enterprises, all kinds of companies are cracking deals with prospective clients and making new customers without giving …

Jobs

How Fiverr Hopes to Capitalize on the Expanding Freelance Economy

By | Jan 26, 2018 at 12:45 pm

Are you a freelancer or a small studio? Congratulations. You can now manage all of your invoicing, contracts, and payments through a simple interface, for free. But don’t thank me — thank Fiverr, which just acquired the premium freelance software service AND CO, and …

Sharing Economy

The Sharing Economy Plays a Big Role in Conserving Resources

By | Dec 8, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The sharing economy is about far more than sharing assets. It’s actually a whole new way of thinking and living. For many creative, open-minded young people, the idea of working 9-5 at an office desk is crushing to their soul. Eschewing tradition, they’re looking…

Digital Currency

Cleveland

This ICO Wants to Use Blockchain to Verify People’s Expertise

By | Dec 5, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Can blockchain be leveraged to shed light on the truth? Plato, the ancient Greek philosopher, said that knowledge is what is true. But in modern times, truth is obfuscated by uninformed opinions, media bias and sales pitches disguised as advice. Knowledge.io will launch its…

.CO

Global Entrepreneurship Week Will Inspire You to Launch Your Business

By | Nov 13, 2017 at 10:50 am

Inspiration can be pretty hard to come by in entrepreneurship. Sure, there are accelerators to support you, VCs to fund you, and enough startup founders in the world to make it seem like a real possibility. But without a supportive community to build you…

Digital Currency

How Blockchain Is Making Cybersecurity Faster and Cheaper

By | Nov 9, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Cybersecurity has become a major concern for organizations today. According to Cisco’s annual report on cybersecurity for 2017, 20 percent of organizations surveyed had significant breaches within the past year that resulted in opportunity and revenue losses. Businesses have …

Interviews

Denver

Founder of TaskRabbit on the Future of the Sharing Economy

By | Nov 2, 2017 at 6:30 pm

The sharing economy has no signs of slowing down. According to Statistica, there was 44.8 million adults using sharing economy services such as Airbnb or Uber in the United States in 2016 and the number of users to increase to 86.5 million by 2021….

Programming education

Mastering Ethereum Blockchain Developer Skills Can Boost Your Career

By | Oct 25, 2017 at 1:30 pm

You’ve probably been hearing about Bitcoin awhile now, but what is this Ethereum? This digital currency was developed by Moscow-native, 23-year-old Vitalik Buterin, who set out to design a platform for smart contracts. Today, it’s a contender to be bigger than Bitcoin. Most …

Marketing

Palo Alto

6 Marketing Strategies for Entrepreneurs on a Budget

By | Oct 25, 2017 at 8:30 am

Having participated in building numerous startups, I’ve seen many founders spend too much on their marketing efforts out of a perceived need that they have to spend money to make money, and get noticed. They end up struggling to continue. Plus, investors don’t look…

Digital Currency

Learn How to Get in the Cryptocurrency Investment Game

By | Oct 19, 2017 at 12:30 pm

Testing the waters in the world of cryptocurrency is easier than one thinks. Since 2009 when cryptocurrency came to be from an unknown person or group of people under the name Satoshi Nakamoto was released as an open-source software, there has been a surge of…

Productivity

This Freelancer Tool Will Make Your Admin Tasks Suck Less

By | Oct 18, 2017 at 12:20 pm

The gig economy is expected to earn and estimated $1 trillion in 2016, and by 2020 between 43 to 50 percent of the economy could be freelancers, according to various reports. What that means for you is that if you are already your own…

Jobs

36 Percent of the U.S. Workforce Freelanced in the Last Year. Here’s Why That Matters.

By | Oct 18, 2017 at 10:50 am

The most comprehensive study of the independent workforce just landed for the year, bringing with it a couple of important data points about the continued rise of freelancing in the U.S. Not only are 36 percent of the U.S. workforce clocking freelance hours, but…

Automotive

Detroit

You Can Now Rent a Classic Car Through DriveShare

By | Oct 4, 2017 at 8:30 am

If you are a car enthusiast and looking for a classic Corvette, Porsche or T-Bird to buy, Classics & Exotics was the place to find it. Hagerty, the world’s largest network for people who love cars and collectible vehicles fell in love with Classics…

Digital nomad

NYC

Almost a Fifth of Freelance Pros Will Make Six Figures or More This Year

By | Sep 15, 2017 at 10:50 am

New stats from LinkedIn ProFinder — a service connecting white collar freelance professionals with individuals and small businesses — have revealed the numbers behind the top freelancer pros’ revenues. For almost 20 percent of those in LinkedIn’s program, …

Remote work

How to Maximize Productivity With Your Remote Workforce

By | Sep 13, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Businesses have more freedom to source the very best workers today, rather than simply hiring candidates from their local talent pool. The proliferation of online project-management tools, file-sharing software, and various communication platforms make remote working far easier …

Digital nomad

The Pros and Cons of Remote Working

By | Sep 13, 2017 at 11:30 am

With many people embracing remote working and supporting the freelance economy, companies need to weight the pros and cons of having people in and out of an office setting and figure out what works best for their operations. Remote jobs may be convenient and…

Healthy Entrepreneur

The Financial Concerns of Growing a Startup While Raising a Family

By | Sep 13, 2017 at 8:30 am

It was only two days before her salary arrived, but thanks to my client’s overdue payment, we were flat broke. I had planned for this, of course, but my planning went haywire when I had to pay for my client’s SSL certificates as they…