Email newsletters are an excellent way to keep current, past, and potential clients and stakeholders in the know about news, events, and trends related to your business and industry. There is, however, a fine line between keeping stakeholders informed and spamming your way to the Delete and Unsubscribe buttons.   This nine-step guide to launching an email newsletter campaign will help you build informative newsletters that can bring in more and better leads. Read More
  We scoured the Apple App Store, the Google Play Store, and yes, even the Windows Phone Apps+Games Store, to compile a list of the 20 most common complaints that users have about mobile apps. App developers take note: If your app is performing poorly, it may be due to one of the following, all-too-common common GUI glitches, operational oversights, or functionality fails. Read More
  In 2014, Apple paid out $10 billion to iOS app developers, while an estimated $3 billion was shelled out by Google to Android developers. And now you want a piece of that savory multi-billion dollar app pie. You’re ready, you say, to launch the next Angry Birds, Snapchat, What’sApp, or Tinder. You’ve got some startup cash, the network, and the gumption to spring into app-building action, but there’s just one problem: You don’t have an idea. Read More
  It seems that not all of our modern day gadgets are as cutting-edge as we might think. As these six inventions from generations ago demonstrate, the early iterations of many technologies that have become ubiquitous in our day-to-day lives date back much further than one might think.   Check it out. Read More
  Elance-oDesk, the largest global freelance marketplace, relaunched last week under the name Upwork, with the goal of making it easier for businesses to find better talent quickly.   “Think minutes, not months,” Upwork CEO Stephane Kasriel told AppealingStudio. “Though we are already the largest freelance talent marketplace — with $1B in freelancer earnings annually and the first online marketplace large enough to qualify for a ranking of top U.S. staffing firms– enormous market opportunity remains and we decided it’s time to up the ante. This relaunch takes our innovation to a new level, with the aim of achieving faster results and delivering more successful outcomes.” Read More