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Chicago

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Turn Your Hobby Into a Business

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 8:30 am

Each person has a hobby. Maybe you write poems, grow flowers, design infographics, or build drones. But have you ever thought of turning your hobby into a profitable startup? Think of Rosanna Pansino, whose baking brings her $2.5 million per year. Or Nick Palmisciano, whose…

Tips & How To’s

3 Tips for Developing the Perfect Business Name

By | Aug 12, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Brand language gives a context to new technology, making it seem more understandable and more “cool.” However, figuring out the right brand name is far easier said than done, and often tech firms are guilty of being too technical with branding. They ignore the…

Gear & Gadgets

Cupertino

MacBook Pro Battery Replacement In One Simple GIF

By | Aug 12, 2017 at 6:50 am

All batteries have a shelf life, which means every single gadget you buy that comes equipped with a rechargeable battery will, over time, lose its ability to hold a charge until it’s completely useless. When your MacBook Pro battery is finally dead, your once-fancy…

Marketing & Social Media

Learn The Keys to Mastering Social Marketing

By | Aug 9, 2017 at 6:30 am

With the large number of companies currently in existence and the creation of many more each day, social marketing is becoming an even larger part of any product lifecycle. Now you can learn the tricks of the trade with the Full-Stack Marketer Bundle, and…

Tips & How To’s

How to Become a More Successful CEO

By | Aug 6, 2017 at 5:10 pm

Running a business is no easy feat. Between effectively managing employees, meaningfully establishing culture, and making the big scary decisions everyone hates to make, a CEO’s job is never done. Plus, with the the business world in constant flux, it can be hard to…

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Culture

How to Build an Organizational Culture in Your Startup

By | Jul 31, 2017 at 8:30 am

How do founders go from a couple of people toying with an idea, to managing a great team with values, a good rapport, and effective communication? They do it  by having what every startup founder in the world hopes for: strong culture. Recently, I set…

Tips & How To’s

NYC

How Being Real About My Struggles Got Me More Followers on Social Media

By | Jul 30, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Most people hate clickbait or content that makes false promises about itself. Social media followers are undoubtedly tired of seeing “one simple trick,” “singles in their area,” and are especially sick of chatbots on apps like Tinder or Kik. Just check out how ridiculous some…

Marketing

10 Things You Should Know About Influencer Marketing

By | Jul 23, 2017 at 12:45 pm

You have a product, service, or event that you want to promote, and you’ve heard a lot about influencer marketing. It has, indeed, become one of the most popular marketing techniques of brands and marketers alike, so your instinct are dead on. Influencer marketing offers…

Tips & How To’s

Reminder: The Best Time to Network Is When You Don’t Need To

By | Jul 12, 2017 at 10:50 am

The job application hosting site Lever.co recently posted a few statistics on job placements: Pulling from 15 thousand different jobs and the 1.5 million applicants who wanted them, Lever found that only one out of 150 people got the job by directly applying. The same…

Culture

Study: Communication Is the Number One Problem For Bosses

By | Jul 11, 2017 at 9:20 am

Communication is an important aspect of almost every meaningful relationship in your life. Whether it’s a spouse, a sibling, a friend, a significant other, or even the drive-thru attendant that mumbles a lot, being able to communicate is the foundation on which a connection…

Product

3 Tips to Pivot Your Startup Without Falling Apart

By | Jul 3, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Running a business can be a constant struggle. The moment you open your doors, every decision you make from that point forward is critical. You may find pockets of opportunity for growth or suffer a total collapse with a single mistake. The cold hard…

Tips & How To’s

7 Practices That Drive Away Talented Employees

By | Jun 14, 2017 at 11:30 am

Ask any entrepreneur in the world and they’ll tell you that the key to success is a good team. If you can’t hire, train, and delegate work to qualified employees, your good idea isn’t going to get passed the development stage. However, once you’ve…

Video

Improve Your Marketing Strategy with Vertical Videos from Animaker

By | Jun 13, 2017 at 9:20 am

The world of marketing will soon be dominated by video. Study after study has shown that it is not only the most effective means of grabbing a consumers attention, it also holds that attention longer than any other form of marketing. This means that…

Business

Why Embracing Role Changes Is Critical to Business Growth

By | Jun 4, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Adaptation is absolutely critical in business, if you want to keep your doors open or achieve any kind of scale, that is. Most founders recognize that change is inevitable and malleability essential, and they’ve learned to roll with the punches that come with growth….

Mobile

If Your Company Doesn’t Have a Mobile Strategy, You’ve Already Lost

By | Jun 2, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Staying alive in the business world is no easy feat. With perpetually shifting trends and new platforms to master, the ability to keep up is perhaps the most valuable asset a startup can possess. Whether your tracking social media algorithms or brushing up on…

Tips & How To’s

Los Angeles

Founder Advice: The Pursuit of Perfection Has Limits

By | May 30, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Putting unrealistic pressure on yourself to perform and excel could be limiting you to progress and succeed. We talked with Kyle Goguen, founder and president of Pawstruck.com, an online retailer and manufacturer of natural dog treats and chews, and asked him what advice he has for small…

Tips & How To’s

How to Salvage a Negative Customer Review

By | May 30, 2017 at 10:30 am

In 2004, Yelp! started the most prominent customer review site in the world. Over the next few years, other review sites emerged and are now seemingly ubiquitous: Yelp! for restaurants and local services, Glassdoor for jobs, and TripAdvisor for travel and tourism. Today, review…