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Opinion/Analysis

NYC

Why Brain-Machine Interfaces Are the Future of Tech Gadgets

By | Sep 15, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Two types of cutting edge tech have made a bit of a splash over the past few years, while collecting their fair share of criticism: Wearables and Apple’s wireless AirPods. Both are seen as useful, but largely optional (unless you’re at risk for a…

Tips & How To’s

Chicago

4 Rules for Exploring the Psychology Behind UX Design

By | Aug 29, 2017 at 9:20 am

User experience design is about the user, as the name might indicate. But figuring out how to create an interface that users will love is far harder to do than to say: After all, most users can’t even articulate what makes them pick one…

Inspiration

Boulder

How This Mother of Three Found Her Way Back to Coding

By | Aug 23, 2017 at 7:15 am

Erica Epperson’s life was finally starting to slow down. For the past decade or so, after going through a divorce, Epperson had shifted her focus to her three young children and her elderly mother. They traveled constantly, often embarking on road trips that were…

Dev & Design

Learn the Key Secrets to Effective UI/UX Design

By | Aug 11, 2017 at 6:30 am

These days, consumers want every product to be an experience. From movie theaters to restaurants to phone apps, users need to be totally engaged from point A to point B. As so, your app’s look and feel can determine whether it thrives or fails,…

Dev & Design

8 Mistakes to Avoid When Designing a Logo

By | Jul 30, 2017 at 11:30 am

After creating a business plan, startups should create a logo that they can put on any document or piece of marketing they produce. The logo is a way to tell the world who you are. When you see a giant M with golden arches,…

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Inspiration

Denver

A Woman’s Journey from Attorney to Software Engineer

By | Jul 18, 2017 at 8:30 am

Some people are daunted by the mere thought of making a career change, even when they really want to. Successful people take that challenge as an opportunity. They summon their courage and push themselves to explore new horizons. Erika Angarita obtained a law degree…

Jobs

San Francisco

Solutions Architect Tops the Latest List of Highest Paid Positions in Tech

By | Jul 17, 2017 at 1:30 pm

The future is bright for tech professionals: average tech salaries have jumped 7.7 percent in the last year, and are now up to a whopping $96,370, according to a Fast Company stat. But which professions are earning far above that number, and which are…

Business

Boulder

Processes Can Fail Fast if You Don’t Have the Right Team

By | Jul 10, 2017 at 10:50 am

After spending time chatting with a product designer in a large tech company in L.A. about his company and observations of product teams, it felt like the whole conversation started when he said something like this, “I am not sure how product managers become product…

Jobs

5 Tech Jobs Companies Will Need to Fill

By | Jul 6, 2017 at 7:15 am

With the insanely fast speed of technological development and new startups popping up every day, it is difficult to keep track of all the changes in the job market. Many jobs that were once at the top of the recruiting list will either be…

Dev & Design

NYC

20 Best Design Agencies in the US, Ranked

By | Jul 5, 2017 at 12:20 pm

When companies are in need of a branding strategy, founders will turn to design agencies to launch a new look, find new ways to communicate with their customers, develop a campaign, and more. AgencySpotter, a digital platform facilitating search and selection of creative agencies,…

Dev & Design

Bid Farewell to These 6 Worst Website Design Habits

By | Jun 29, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Your website is the primary online identity of your business. Hence, it has to be flawless. It is the space through which your potential clients can gather all their information on your company. A well designed web design can make or break your business….

Dev & Design

The 7 Most Important Website Usability Factors

By | May 21, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Usability is very important in modern web design and could be the difference between a user sticking around on your website or getting out of there faster than Usain Bolt, never to return again. There are a large number of factors to consider for…

Tips & How To’s

How to Improve Mobile App Engagement Through Design

By | May 18, 2017 at 7:00 pm

User experiences are crucial to the success of an application. Design something too simple, and you’ll lose out to other groups that can offer more features. Design something too complicated, and most users will delete the app after their first few attempts to use…

Marketing

10 Ways to Generate More Sales From Your Landing Page

By | Apr 20, 2017 at 8:30 pm

When customers land on your page, you’re obviously hoping for conversions. However, if the site is too confusing or doesn’t explain what you do, it’s easy for customers to leave. After 15 years as president of a full-service digital marketing agency, the number one…

Dev & Design

Why Every Entrepreneur Should Have a Design-Centered Mindset

By | Apr 13, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Creativity is essential no matter what industry your business is in. As the CEO and founder of an interactive content marketing platform that provides a beautiful and powerful digital design studio to users, I feel that I can safely state that most people don’t really…

Interviews

Austin

Startups: Disrupt Yourself To Disrupt The Industry – Interview With Brian Solis

By | Mar 23, 2017 at 3:30 pm

While startups may think that Silicon Valley is the only place they should build a business and find funding, they’re wrong. Startup hotspots such as Los Angeles, New York, Denver, Phoenix, Austin, and more, are bubbling up all over the country and the money…

Ecommerce

7 Ways to Boost Engagement as Ecommerce Shifts to Mobile

By | Oct 28, 2016 at 10:30 am

Mobile has been the main means of communication. But as time goes on, it’s also become the main way people spend money, especially on ecommerce apps. Users can spend as much as 10 hours a day on screens, and mobile devices now account for 65 percent…