Category: Community Voices

Cyber Security is Important – Make Sure Your Business is Protected

Cybercrime costs UK businesses an estimated £30 billion every year. That’s not a statistic any business wants to see. It’s an increasingly worrying issue for any modern business. Thankfully, there are some simple steps one can take to protect their organisations and reduce any devastating or long-term impact. Here are some guidelines your organisation should…

Gamification for Businesses: Transform Dullness into Engagement

According to sociologists, monotonous and tedious tasks can negatively affect the worker’s happiness. In a search for a solution, experts have found a new strategy: gamification. Market Inspector, a digital B2B marketplace, has created an infographic that will help you understand if this strategy is a good fit for you. What is Gamification and How…

Emerging Tech Companies: It’s Not Your Uncle’s Dot Com Regulatory Environment Anymore for Privacy and Data Security

This post was originally published in The National Law Review. The Silicon Valley motto, “Move fast and break things” is alive and well in the era of Big Data, artificial intelligence and machine learning.  But moving fast can also lead to stubbed toes and worse, as recent privacy troubles at major tech leaders such as…

The Origins of Startup Culture: How the Early Success Stories Shaped the Modern State of the Tech Industry

[Part One of a Two-Part Series] In the late 1930s, two Stanford students, William Hewlett and David Packard, were inspired by their professor’s plea to turn the Bay Area into the national capital of high tech. Operating out of the cheapest property they could find — a garage in suburban Palo Alto, they started a…

Designing Your Website For A Global Audience

In today’s world, your website can and will be accessed by people from all over the world. Designing and building your website for a global audience is fundamentally important. Every good designer understands this simple truth. That being said, what does it really mean to design for a global audience? Not many websites have been…

Can You Save Money With Technology?

Technology has numerous advantages. Among the most underrated is its potential to save your business massive amounts of money. Most people dread to adopt new digital technology solutions because of the significant investment that is often required when taking the first step. Whether it is about time or money, many businesses believe it is just…

Expressing Your Business via Imagery

That old saying of “a picture is worth a thousand words” has never been truer than it is in the Instagram age. In today’s image-obsessed world, every business owner needs to think about how they can use strong design elements to visually elevate their business. Melissa Haywood, Head of Vistaprint Australia, says, “For entrepreneurs and small business owners looking to create a strong…

Top 4 Tips on Increasing Your Digital Footprint

Years ago, a simple Yellow Page’s advert would have been all that was needed to for a company’s marketing strategy. Now, the client and customer experience starts online – reinforcing the importance of a positive and influential digital footprint. Melissa Haywood, Head of Vistaprint Australia, says an early adoption of some basic strategies can help build a solid foundation…

Dear Entrepreneurs: If You Believe You Can Do It, That Is Because You Can

The following is a guest post by ChopDawg.com, an award-winning app development company that has worked with over 180+ startups and companies from all around the globe, helping them bring their web apps, mobile apps, wearable apps and software ideas to life. Follow ChopDawg.com on Twitter at @ChopDawgStudios. When it comes to reaching your full potential as a…

What Do Startups Have in Their Digital Marketing Agendas

Many startups are increasingly being started and competition entrepreneurs is stiffer than ever before. That’s the reason why, many, if not all entrepreneurs, are embracing the use of various strategies that make it possible for them to advertise their particular startups to potential investors and customers. One type of marketing strategy that has taken the…

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