Liza Starovoitova

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9 GIFs That Explain Responsive Design Brilliantly

Can’t tell a responsive website from a merely adaptive one? These GIFs courtesy of Froont will turn you into a pedant in no time.<p>What is responsive design? Most people vaguely understand that it refers to websites that work just as well on desktops as they do on smartphones, but there’s a lot more …

Six Customer Trends That Will Build Or Break Your Business

<i>Here are six trends in customer expectations and behavior that have</i> <i>affected your business in the past year and will continue to do so moving forward. Have you adapted to these yet? If not, I suggest you step on it.</i><p><b>Customer Trend #1: The Demand</b> <b>for the Instantaneous</b> <b>and the Expectation of …

Silicon Valley Has Officially Run Out of Ideas

Every year the tech blog <i>TechCrunch</i> holds a competition for tech startups at its New York and San Francisco “<i>TechCrunch</i> Disrupt” conferences and …

Fortune.com

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Best Business Ideas

What business idea is right for you? The best business for you is one you love and to which you are prepared to make a major commitment.<p>Many …

Google To Invest In Some Startups That Use Its Cloud | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis - IBD

Looking to lead more startups to its services, <b>Google</b> (GOOGL) will award up to $100,000 in one-year credits to certain startups that use the search …

Markets

How quitting my corporate job for my startup dream f*cked up my life

Finally the SMS arrived:<p>“Tomorrow morning 5am, flight number AZ610 from Rome to NewYork.”<p>An SMS hitting my BlackBerry on Sunday evenings used to …

Should you buy enterprise applications from a startup?

Page 2 of 2<p>The rewards<p>CIOs who've bought from young ventures acknowledge the risks and the rewards and are eager to share best practices in making a …

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement

The Most Powerful Person In Tech At Every Age

From Marissa Mayer's two-year-old son Macallister to 95-year-old VC Henry Hillman, it's clear that influence in tech comes in all ages, shapes, and sizes.<p>We've compiled a list of the most powerful people in tech at nearly every age, considering factors like the person's sphere of influence, clout, …

Silicon Valley

Now You Can Take a Free Y Combinator Startup Course Online

Tech accelerator Y Combinator has given birth to so many of the country’s most successful startups—reddit, Dropbox, and Airbnb, to name a few—that …

Google's First 21 Employees: Where Are They Now?

Some early Google employees have become entrepreneurs. Others are angel investors. A few are happily retired.<p>A Quora user compiled a list of all the original Googlers.

Sergey Brin

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of SEO

<i>Matthew Capala is the author of “Away with the Average,” an NYU Professor, and Founder of SearchDecoder.com. This adapted excerpt comes from Matthew’s latest book, “SEO Like I’m 5.“</i><p>“80 percent of success is showing up,” Woody Allen famously said about life. Marketing in 2014 is not much different. …