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Jewel Burks, Google Entrepreneur-in-Residence and CEO of Partpic (Image: Glamour.com)

[Part 2 of 2] 4 More Things Entrepreneurs Can Do to Attract Customers and Increase Sales

Great google tools to list your site, define your customer, and make waves on social media

Jewel Burks, CEO of Partpic, gives small business owners three strategies to attract customers and…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Jewel Burks, Google Entrepreneur-in-Residence and CEO of Partpic (Image: blacktechweek.com)

[Part 1 of 2] 3 Things Entrepreneurs Can Do to Attract Customers and Increase Sales

Great Google tools to list your site, define your customer, and make waves on social media

Entrepreneur-in-Residence and CEO of Partpic, gives small business owners three strategies to attract customers and…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Faster Smartphone Data on the Way, But it Will Cost You

5G promises to be 40-times faster, but average mobile phone bills could rise

Before the decade’s end, faster smartphone data in the form of 5G could make its…

By Joel Lyons

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[REPORT] 15% of Small Businesses Have Mobile Apps

And at least 40% of small business have no plans to launch one in the future

About 15% of small businesses have mobile apps, according to the results of a new…

By Joel Lyons

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Google and Apple to Enhance Mobile Payments Apps

Google Wallet and Apple Pay are set to introduce new features they hope will attract more users

Mobile payments are getting a fresh take by Google Wallet and Apple Pay, according to…

By Joel Lyons

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$9 Computer Surpasses Kickstarter Campaign Goal

C.H.I.P. is a motherboard that connects to peripherals and is a low-cost option for your computing needs

The makers of a $9 computer have already surpassed the goal of raising $50,000, pulling…

By Joel Lyons

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Activist Urges Use of Live Video Streaming Apps in Social Justice Movements

Apps such as Meerkat and Periscope take at-home viewers to the center of protests

One of social media’s latest technological advances should actively be used for social justice causes,…

By Joel Lyons

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Facebook Testing Mobile In-App Search Engine

The feature has been tested on 1 trillion posts and bypasses Google search results

TechCrunch reports that Facebook has begun rolling out an in-app “Add A Link” button and…

By Joel Lyons

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‘Smart Cards’ Consolidate Bank, Loyalty Accounts Onto One Device

Stratos and Coin seek to lighten wallets with all-in-one cards

Smart cards consolidate bank, loyalty and gift cards onto one device.

By Joel Lyons

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[REPORT] Facebook Claims It’s Not an ‘Echo Chamber’

The social media site claims users get differing opinions in their News Feeds

Facebook is at the center of two newly released studies about the access to differing…

By Joel Lyons

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Sensor Monitors Seniors and Aids in Care

If help is needed, aging parents' movements can be tracked

Technology is stepping in to lend a helping hand to adult children taking care of…

By Joel Lyons

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Hack Lets Facebook Pages Become Small Business Websites

Pager lets users turn their company's Facebook page into their official site

Pager turns Facebook profiles into websites, allowing users turn their small business’s Facebook page into…

By Joel Lyons

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Video Streaming Apps Big Winners in Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight

Periscope and Meerkat users live streamed video of the bout for free on social media

There were several apps that streamed the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight for free.

By Joel Lyons

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New Accelerator Focuses on Veteran-Owned Tech Startups

Venture Hive and Fort Walton Beach, Fla., team up to drive economic growth

Venture Hive Fort Walton Beach create accelerator for veterans.

By Joel Lyons

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Google’s Android Wear Update Takes on Apple Watch

A software upgrade allows users to wear smartwatches, but leave their smartphones at home

Android Wear update lets smartwatch users leave smartphones at home.

By Joel Lyons

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New Google Search Procedure Favors Mobile-Friendly Websites

Savvy businesses searched on smartphones will see benefits

Smartphone google searches favor mobile-friendly sites.

By Joel Lyons

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Verizon Contest Will Award $1 Million to Innovative Entrepreneurs

Verizon's Powerful Answers Award seeks submissions for innovative ideas to solve global problems

Verizon’s Powerful Answers Award seeks submissions for innovative ideas to solve global problems.

By Joel Lyons

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STEM Mentoring Programs Invite Girls of Color into the Industy

New York City DOE creates opportunities to push girls towards STEM related fields

New STEM programs were created to mentor low income Girls, African Americans and Hispanics.

By Brittany Dandy

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Report: 25% of Small Businesses Don’t Have Websites

According to a study from Clutch, 10% of small business owners don't plan to build one

According to a recent report, a shocking 25% of small businesses don’t have websites.

By Joel Lyons

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File Last-Minute Taxes With Easy-to-Use Smartphone Apps

Here are tools to help process your return

Tax Day is here. If it managed to sneak up on you this year, there’s…

By Joel Lyons

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