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3 Things That Will Improve Your Video Quality on YouTube

By | Jul 21, 2017 at 6:30 pm

If you’re thinking about how to improve your videos for YouTube, you need to take their curiosity to the next level and offer something unique and eye-catching. Check out these three ideas that can improve the quality of your videos and make it more…

Marketing & Social Media

Austin

Staying Authentic Is the Key to Attracting Customers

By | Jul 20, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Before investors are really going to dump a pile of cash in your lap to build your business, they are going to want to see some traction and customer acquisition. We asked three startup companies what they did to acquire customers through social media…

Trends

Study: Nearly Half of American Adults Have Been Harassed Online

By | Jul 11, 2017 at 1:30 pm

The internet has done a lot of good for the world. It’s made connecting with friends and family as easy as a click of a button with social media apps like Facebook. It’s brought hours upon hours of entertainment into our living rooms through…

Partnership

NYC

Medium Is Finding Premium Content in a Random House Partnership

By | Jul 10, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Medium announced an ambitious pivot earlier in the year that left them perusing a premium membership that they needed premium content to back up. Meanwhile, book publishers are seeing their bottom lines shrink — they only increasing sales of paper editions thanks to the…

Tips & How To’s

NYC

6 Things You Need in Your Editorial Calendar

By | Jul 7, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Churning out fresh and relevant content is a vital step for business success. It can help you engage customers, boost your search engine ranking and enhance your overall branding. Given the competition in this space, getting it right and managing the content publication process…

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Startup Spotlight

Oakland

Startup Spotlight: Text a Mentor, Local Food and Precious Cargo

By | Jul 7, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Summer is in full swing and it’s hard to go outside without breaking a sweat. Cool off at the pool this summer and let these innovative startups take care of the rest. Each week at TechCo, we spotlight five great startups in tech. This…

Social Media

Here’s How to Nab Your Own Corner of the Future Internet Ecosystem

By | Jul 5, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Platforms and niche communities are the future of the internet, and Ning is the world’s largest SaaS platform for creating social networking websites. Not familiar with it? That’s what they’re hoping to remedy with a new 4th of July-themed special offer. Here’s how it works,…

Social Media

Today Marks History: Marketers Finally Have a Reason to Love Snapchat

By | Jul 5, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Snapchat’s new “Paperclip” creative tool allows users to link to third-party websites through their snaps. Publishers who haven’t been able to land a coveted spot in Snapchat Discover can finally benefit from the service by promoting their websites on it… hopefully in a tasteful…

Tech.Co Top Stories

TechCo Top Stories: Social Media Day, Golf Course Drones, and Startup of the Year Polls

By | Jun 30, 2017 at 3:50 pm

It has been a very exciting week for us here at TechCo. Not only are we putting out some of the most engaging, intriguing, and entertaining top stories about tech news, entrepreneur buzz, and startup advice, we’ve also launched our Startup of the Year…

Facebook

Berlin

Germany Could Fine Social Media Companies Millions for Hate Speech

By | Jun 30, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Social media companies operating within Germany may face fines of up to $57 million if they don’t remove hate speech from their platforms within 24 hours of its posting, according to a law just passed today. This “unlawful content” includes illegal, prejudiced, and slanderous…

Social Media

The Changing Face of Social Media

By | Jun 30, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Before the days of Friendster and Myspace, the internet was a place of forums and one-to-one messaging. Between pseudo anonymous forums like The WELL, short away messages on AIM, and dial-up connections, these web based technologies and platforms have drastically changed over the past…

Social Media

7 Most Popular Social Media Platforms in the World, Mapped

By | Jun 29, 2017 at 11:30 am

Social media plays a pretty big role in the business world today. While it started off as nothing more than a simple website designed to connect people a little more, it has transformed into a network of platforms that make connection with people on…

Facebook

5 Tips For A Flawless Facebook Ad Campaign

By | Jun 25, 2017 at 12:45 pm

A TV or newspaper ad used to be the best way to reach an audience. You knew who it would reach based on what media you selected and spent more or less depending on how conveniently timed or sized your advertisement is. Today, that…

Startup Spotlight

Startup Spotlight: Smart Leads, Online Debates and Free Music

By | Jun 23, 2017 at 12:20 pm

While outside it’s heating up for summer, we’re staying cool indoors researching startups. Each week, Tech.Co looks for five new businesses with creative or innovative ideas so you can keep your cool all summer long. This week we found companies offering smart home security,…

Business

The 50 Most Influential CMOs in the World

By | Jun 23, 2017 at 11:30 am

A lot of responsibility for the success of a startup falls on the shoulders of the CEO. Between hiring a quality team, delegating important tasks, and generally running the day to day operations, these inspiring entrepreneurs can hit a wall if they don’t have…

Facebook

Palo Alto

Facebook and Patreon Both Illustrate One Weird Rule of Viral Marketing

By | Jun 23, 2017 at 10:50 am

Looking to hit it big on Facebook, possibly the biggest media company ever? Or maybe you’d just like to become a successful Patreon creator, pulling in five figures a month for doing whatever your creative heart desires? Good luck with both — the two accomplishments…

Gear & Gadgets

Behold, The World’s First Self-Driving Potato

By | Jun 22, 2017 at 3:50 pm

The future is here and it will be filled with self-driving potatoes. This week redditor Marek Baczynski unveiled how he invented the very first self-driving potato. The self-driving potato uses the energy it produces by collecting it with an energy-harvesting chip, which is then…