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How to Succeed at Building Your Own Product in 2014

How to Succeed at Building Your Own Product in 2014

When you’re trying to build your own product, it’s easy to get in a rut. Stuff happens, and it affects your momentum: failed launches, procrastination, fear, no... »

Are App Developers Enabled Enough in the Internet of Things Era?

Are App Developers Enabled Enough in the Internet of Things Era?

“The world of smart devices is dazzling, the potential is there but what’s holding us back isn’t technology but our ability to know what to do with it.” – Scott... »

How to Optimize and Properly Use Images in Marketing Emails

How to Optimize and Properly Use Images in Marketing Emails

Optimizing images in emails for your intended audience: so seemingly-straightforward, but oftentimes elusive. What gives? How do you get noticed among a sea of ... »

How to Tastefully Use GIFs to Bring Your Marketing Emails to Life

How to Tastefully Use GIFs to Bring Your Marketing Emails to Life

Filtered photos may be all the rage in the past, but you can’t deny the undying popularity of GIFs. In case you haven’t been on the Internet for the past two ye... »

How to Design Banner Ads that People Actually Want to Click

How to Design Banner Ads that People Actually Want to Click

Banner ads are the most ubiquitous form of marketing on the Internet. Since the days of Geocities and MySpace, banner ads have peppered the World Wide Web, adve... »

What Salary Does the Founder of Your Favorite Startup Get? Probably Not a Very High One

What Salary Does the Founder of Your Favorite Startup Get? Probably Not a Very High One

If you’re a startup founder, how much should you pay yourself? Not very much, according to data that Compass has shared with The Next Web. The company collected... »

Why 2014 Will Be a Tough Year for First-Time Tech Entrepreneurs in Europe

Why 2014 Will Be a Tough Year for First-Time Tech Entrepreneurs in Europe

The last twelve months have been very good to the European tech scene. Berlin has been at the epicentre of a tech wave on continental Europe that has led invest... »

Mind Reading 101: The 10 Questions You Need to Ask Your Team Every Week

Mind Reading 101: The 10 Questions You Need to Ask Your Team Every Week

I am not a mind reader, but I’ve tried playing one at work. I think we all have. I used to imagine that I could peer into the silent void of a discussion with a... »

5 Effective Networking Strategies in the Digital Age

5 Effective Networking Strategies in the Digital Age

Networking will forever be the lifeblood of a professional’s career. No matter how old you are, what year it is and what technology is used, networking will con... »