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Gooligan

How to Tell if Android is Infected with Gooligan (And What to Do)

The malware has been spreading at an incredible rate since the summer (there are 13,000…

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startup

10 Ways for Tech Startup Founders to Build Strong Partnerships

A practical, common sense approach to forging business alliances

Tech startup founders often need to partnerships to make their business grow. An exec. from…

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SEO ranking

3 Things Every Website Needs for a Better SEO Ranking

To boost your website’s visibility, it all comes down to the fundamentals

SEO is a combination of content, technical fundamentals and user experience. Here are 3 technical…

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tech jobs

Dice Report: 7 Best Cities for Tech Jobs

The top U.S. cities for tech careers

Here are the 7 best cities for tech jobs with some pros and cons from…

By Samara Lynn

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funding

Thousands in Funding Available for Startups with These Programs

There is money out there you may be missing, tech founders

As a tech startup founder you may be aware of angel investors and about pitching…

By Samara Lynn

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mistake

The Worst Money Mistake You’re Making with Your Business

Doing this means you are probably losing money every year

Hard to believe, but many small businesses still only deal mostly with cash. A report…

By Samara Lynn

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neck

Beware of Text Neck!

20% of us experienced pain or soreness within the past three months

Looking at your computer all day or holding your head down to use a smartphone…

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tech

Online Courses May Be Your Best Bet to Learn Tech

But you still need college to develop soft skills

Going to a top-tier school might not help you gain in-demand tech skills. Instead, all…

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tech

3 Ways Your Company Can Use Tech To Hook Customers

The digital world of commerce is here to stay and entrepreneurs must fully embrace it

BE’s TechConneXt panel, “Business Tech: What’s Hot, Next and New,” discussed how the latest tech…

By Derek T. Dingle

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seibel

TechConneXt Recap: Seibel’s 7 Rules Every Tech Startup Must Follow to Succeed

Y Combinator partner gets real about what it takes to make it in Silicon Valley

World-class innovator Michael Seibel offered lessons on tech entrepreneurship and making it in Silicon Valley…

By Derek T. Dingle

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tech

How Non-Techies Can Break Into the Tech World

Yes, you can fulfill your dream of conquering Silicon Valley, even if you aren't a techie

Startup Grind is a collective of entrepreneurs and advisors. Here are some great words of…

By Samara Lynn

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skills

Most In-Demand Tech Skills for 2016

Get to studying! Here are the most in-demand and highest paying technology skills and certification of 2016 from Dice.com and Robert Half Technology

The annual list of most in-demand technology skills and certifications typically translates into the highest…

By Samara Lynn

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#BE30DayChallenge

#BE30DayChallange Secure Your Digital Life: Week 4 – Put Your Defenses in Place

In this 30-day challenge, explore cutting-edge tech to secure your digital life and protect your identity

The #BE30DayChallenge to securing your digital life is, hopefully, motivation to take digital security seriously.
In…

By Samara Lynn

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first website

Know Where to Start: Advice for Launching Your First Website

Use these tips to build and launch a successful website

Whether it’s for personal use or for business, starting your first website can be quite…

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#BE30DayChallenge

#BE30DayChallenge, Week 3: Shore Up Your Home Network

To better secure your digital life, challenge yourself to push your tech skills and lock down your home network

Our homes can have as many devices connected to the network as a small business…

By Samara Lynn

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#BE30DayChallenge

#BE30DayChallenge Week 2: Cleaning Up Email Accounts

Use Week 2 of the #BE30DayChallenge to securing your digital life to finally get a rein on that email inbox

Email is the one mode of communication that just won’t seem to go away. Despite…

By Samara Lynn

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#BE30DayChallenge

#BE30DayChallenge: Secure Your Digital Life

In this 30-day challenge, take some time to take a few steps to secure your digital life

So much of our life is spent online, yet so many of us are not…

By Samara Lynn

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SEO

5 SEO Tips from an Expert

Nicole McCullum is a website and SEO expert offering valuable tips to widen your digital content's visibility

An acronym for “search engine optimization,” SEO comprises the tweaks, tricks, and adjustments one has…

By Samara Lynn

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#BE30DayChallenge

#BE30DayChallenge: Week 1, Lock Down Your Social Media

Use this week to be proactive in making small, yet significant changes to protect your social media accounts

It’s becoming all too familiar: That frantic post from a Facebook friend that reads something…

By Samara Lynn

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coffee

Power Launch Your Tech Startup with the Coffee Strategy

A new book says coffeehouses and coffee are key to business success. Here's how to apply the advice to your startup

A veteran tech professional and business architect shares what he deems, “The Coffee Strategy” secret…

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How To

windfalls

How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

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Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)

How to Get Paid for Traveling

Evita Robinson, founder of Nomadness Travel Tribe (Image: Nomadness Travel Tribe)
Have a passion for…

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