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Seven deadly sins of startup social media marketing

Yeah, I made mistakes but…life doesn’t come with instructions.

Sure, it does not. But that’s not the case with social media – there’s certainly some …


This Artist Uses Period Blood in Her Work—See the Stunning Images

You'll never look at Aunt Flo the same way again.

Raise your hand if you’ve ever thought of your period—and everything that comes along with it—as …


10 Quotes That Will Make You Get Out and Live, Damn It

Everyone wants to be known for something. You might watch explorers on the National Geographic Channel, read about Nobel Prize-winning innovators, or …

Vince Lombardi

Why analysts should take a predictive approach to problem solving | The Big Data Hub

Advanced analytics is a technology whose time has come. The good news is that organizations realize the importance of analyzing their data, and they …

Business Intelligence

How To Use Calendar And Email Alerts To Build A Better Life

We can all use reminders to do the things we want to do, not just the things we have to do.

Not long ago, a woman with a demanding tech job and an equally demanding 2-year-old told me that she wanted to have more fun on the weekends. Like most of us, she was focused on the week during the week. Then …


Harnessing Corporate Culture To Make Employees Loyal To Your Brand, Not Your Money

Think about some of the strongest cult-like companies you know. Now think about how everyone else wants to work there. A company can be looked at like an equation with four variables: people, environment, output, and consumer. The company’s culture is the heartbeat that keeps these four frontiers …

Corporate Culture

5 Unforgettable Lessons My Mother Taught Me About Success


The simple lessons we learn as children are the foundation for a lifetime of success.

Opportunity seems to be shouting from the rooftops lately. For the next two weeks I'll be bouncing around the country, in a different city, a different keynote each day.

But this weekend, I took a …


23 Extraordinary Facebook Advertising Facts

Regardless of how hard you try, your ex-boyfriend or girlfriend can be nearly impossible to forget about. You have forged memories with this person …


Keeping Crafty Company: ideyna, An E-Commerce Platform For GCC Artisans

In a city that oozes luxury and extravagance in mass production, two individuals set out to “offer something original in the market that wasn’t mass-produced or available at a mall near you.” Nafisa Rebello and Ekta Saran, being avid travelers, would usually bring back “something native and with a …


7 Techniques To Boost Your Willpower

We start our New Year or Monday mornings off with good intentions – we are going to lose weight, stop smoking, organize our closets and train for …


10 Content Marketing Mistakes That The Amateurs Make

Content marketing is time consuming.

Do you often wake up in the middle of the night saying to yourself that it’s not worth the time and effort. Many …

Blog Marketing

3 Stoic Principles That Will Help You Live A Joyful Life

Are you sad to hear people you care about calling you “a Stoic”? It might be time for you to refine your philosophy and show them how much the Stoic …


Gary Vaynerchuk: How a Lemonade Stand Launched My Business Career


On Lemonade Day, the famed entrepreneur looks back on how the stands he opened when he was six years old set him on his future path.

My family immigrated from Belarus in the Soviet Union when I was three years old. We lived in a small studio apartment in Queens. There were …

Gary Vaynerchuk

How Social Media Made Me Better... At Almost Anything

It started with coffee. The local coffeehouse I frequent every morning is literally alive with conversation- a vibrant exchange of ideas that never fails to capture my attention. I’d first developed an interest in idea-exchange when I began working with my local chapter of TEDx.

With time, it became …

Social Media

Venture Capital As The Future Of Innovation

The role of man has always been to innovate and create. Since the beginning of time, mankind has progressed because of our ability to invent and adapt. As the tools available to create new things proliferate, they allow us to leverage our creative intellect further and not be bogged down with …

Business Technology

The Horrible Reality Of Online Success Advice (And How To Be Successful For Real)

“God gave us two ends: One to sit on and one to think with. Success depends on which one you use. Heads you win, tails, you lose.” - Anonymous Let me …


Girl, 8, strikes blow for equality over 'boys only' books

An eight-year-old who asked, “What if a girl wanted a pirate book?” has won a victory for equality, after children’s publisher Scholastic stopped labelling books as “for girls” or “for boys”.

Els, from Bounds Green school in London, decided to get in touch with the publisher after spotting the …


Flowchart: How To Choose A Typeface

A flowchart of font choices, all in one $20 poster.

Once you really understand them, typefaces can be powerful. A properly chosen font can either give your words authority, or totally undermine them. Even a typeface as openly reviled as Comic Sans, which is ludicrous in the context of an email from …


GoFundMe, the bigot's platform of choice, said to be fundraising at $500M valuation

GoFundMe is reportedly raising funds at a roughly $500 million valuation to help expand its “very profitable” — and controversial — crowdfunding …


The Red Flags You Should Look Out for During Your Job Search

Just as companies have to weed out the good candidates from the bad, you need to be able to tell the good companies and positions from the ones that …

Job Interviews

The Coolest Apple Watch Feature Is Silent, Invisible, and 65 Years Old

On the first day of Apple Watch pre-orders, I put on a $15k wristputer and tried to figure out what was so special about it.

Apple Watch

Learn your "Present" before planning your "Future"

Can one predict their future? Not really. There are ways, however, to help your life steer in the direction you wish. One of the huge benefits, is …

Progress Bar

Why do men dominate tech industry? Tribeca Film Festival director Robin Hauser Reynolds de-coded it

Teresa NovellinoUpstart Business Journal Entrepreneurs & Enterprises EditorEmail | Twitter

The UpTake: Why aren’t there more women in tech jobs at …

This Video Explains the Important Benefits of a Proper Fighting Stance

Cool Stuff

Sony's Clever Trick For Taking A Photo Without Touching The Camera

No hands. No timers. No remotes. Just wave your hand for the perfect way to take a lowlight shot.

Anyone who has taken a photo in low light knows that it’s very easy to take a blurry shot. That’s because your camera’s shutter needs to remain open for a long time to suck in all of the photons it can. …


New VR Tech Lets You Explore Worlds at the Nanoscale

A startup is fusing VR and nanotech to make cyberpunk fantasies come true.The post New VR Tech Lets You Explore Worlds at the Nanoscale appeared …

Virtual Reality

Here's the Most Fascinating Slide From BuzzFeed's 2008 Pitch to Investors


15 Amazing Motivational Quotes For Startups And Entrepreneurs

1. “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. …


4 Entrepreneurs Behind Billion-Dollar Companies Share Their Secrets to Success

The other day, I had the opportunity to attend an event where four founders of billion-dollar companies were speaking in a round-table format discussion.

Todd Pedersen is the founder of Vivint, a home automation company based in Provo, Utah, that sold to Blackstone for $2 billion. Josh James is the …


Google Didn't Kill Glass, It's Just Making It Sexier

Google is partnering with the eyewear giant behind Ray-Ban to build its next face computer.

For all the Jetsonian innovation packed into Google Glass, the product just couldn't live down its most glaring flaw: the dork factor. For regular people, the mere idea of a face computer is a creepy …