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New Smart Contacts App from Nimble Brings Contact Insights Anywhere You Work

New Smart Contacts App from Nimble Brings Contact Insights Anywhere You Work

With everyone pushing social media these days, saying you ‘have’ to make social accounts, and so many to choose form, it can be easy to lose track of why social media is important in the first place. The simple answer is social contacts. Social media allows you to build and nurture contacts with people all [...]

Video and Content Key Behind Verizon’s $4.4 Billion Purchase of AOL

Video and Content Key Behind Verizon’s $4.4 Billion Purchase of AOL

Last week Verizon, the nations largest wireless carrier, announced a plan to purchase AOL for $4.4 billion in cash, pending regulatory approval. The purchase will combine one of the largest mobile networks with a leading content provider, and will give Verizon a significant foothold in the world of digital media and marketing. This is not the first play [...]

Facebook vs. YouTube: Who’s Winning the Video Marketing Battle?

Facebook vs. YouTube: Who’s Winning the Video Marketing Battle?

Facebook vs. Youtube: Who’s Winning the Video Marketing Battle? By: Brad Jefferson, CEO of Animoto Over the past few months, the internet has been abuzz with chatter about Facebook overtaking YouTube as the go to destination for video on the web. Facebook surpassed YouTube in total number of video views on desktop in the U.S. [...]

3 Easy Steps to Home or Office Automation and Energy Saving with the Staples Connect

3 Easy Steps to Home or Office Automation and Energy Saving with the Staples Connect

In honor of Earth Week, we spent some time looking for cool tools and tech that is making a difference not only in our lives, but to the world as a whole – by saving energy and natural resources. The one thing that came to mind was home automation – the automatic electronic control of [...]

ECommerce Businesses Are Going Mobile-Friendly to Cater to ‘Flex Shoppers’

ECommerce Businesses Are Going Mobile-Friendly to Cater to ‘Flex Shoppers’

Technology today has made shopping for consumers nearly effortless. You can be sitting in your home, watching television and buy virtually anything with a simple click of a button.  As it continues to get easier for customers to make purchases on-the-go, at work or in the luxury of their own home, brick and mortar businesses [...]

13 Business Apps You Should Be Using

13 Business Apps You Should Be Using

What interesting business apps that you started using in your business recently do you recommend, and why? The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Slack [...]

Modern Technology Debunks Small Business Myths

Modern Technology Debunks Small Business Myths

There are a whole lot of small business myths out there that are just no longer true in today’s technologically advanced world. In order to debunk these myths, I’ve teamed up with Microsoft to create a series of videos that will help educate and inform small business owners. What kind of myths are we talking [...]