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15Aug

A first look at the Alta Motors all-electric-motorcycle factory

Motorcycle makers Alta Motors have opened the doors to their new factory in Brisbane, California, and TechCrunch was on the scene for a first look. A quick trip from downtown San Francisco, the factory is in a low and unassuming concrete structure. Inside, it’s surprisingly quiet, thanks in part to […]

05Feb

How LinkedIn Has Helped Kill Cold Calling Once and for All

If you dread making cold calls, you’re not alone. I mean, who doesn’t? But the good news? You don’t have to. Not anymore. LinkedIn has changed the game as far as getting in touch with people you don’t yet know. Picking up the phone still has its merits, but it’s not […]

27Dec

8 Web Design Trends That Are Bound to Be Huge in 2016 (Infographic)

As more and more content continues to deluge the web, experts say that embracing a minimalist approach could help your website or app truly pop in 2016. To this end, the rise of flat design — or the use of two-dimensional figures and shapes — will be a major design […]

18Dec

Good Customer Service Is Your Best Holiday Marketing Investment (Infographic)

Now that the holiday season is in full swing, consumers are busy checking off gift lists, bargain hunting, power shopping and… enduring unpleasant customer service interactions. While big-name companies including Amazon and Overstock are making customer service a priority this holiday season, a new study of more than 1,200 U.S. consumers […]

18Dec

Good Customer Service Is Your Best Holiday Marketing Investment (Infographic)

Now that the holiday season is in full swing, consumers are busy checking off gift lists, bargain hunting, power shopping and… enduring unpleasant customer service interactions. While big-name companies including Amazon and Overstock are making customer service a priority this holiday season, a new study of more than 1,200 U.S. consumers […]

18Dec

Good Customer Service Is Your Best Holiday Marketing Investment (Infographic)

Now that the holiday season is in full swing, consumers are busy checking off gift lists, bargain hunting, power shopping and… enduring unpleasant customer service interactions. While big-name companies including Amazon and Overstock are making customer service a priority this holiday season, a new study of more than 1,200 U.S. consumers […]

18Dec

Good Customer Service Is Your Best Holiday Marketing Investment (Infographic)

Now that the holiday season is in full swing, consumers are busy checking off gift lists, bargain hunting, power shopping and… enduring unpleasant customer service interactions. While big-name companies including Amazon and Overstock are making customer service a priority this holiday season, a new study of more than 1,200 U.S. consumers […]

18Dec

Good Customer Service Is Your Best Holiday Marketing Investment (Infographic)

Now that the holiday season is in full swing, consumers are busy checking off gift lists, bargain hunting, power shopping and… enduring unpleasant customer service interactions. While big-name companies including Amazon and Overstock are making customer service a priority this holiday season, a new study of more than 1,200 U.S. consumers […]

17Dec

Good Customer Service Is Your Best Holiday Marketing Investment (Infographic)

Now that the holiday season is in full swing, consumers are busy checking off gift lists, bargain hunting, power shopping and… enduring unpleasant customer service interactions. While big-name companies including Amazon and Overstock are making customer service a priority this holiday season, a new study of more than 1,200 U.S. consumers […]

17Dec

Good Customer Service Is Your Best Holiday Marketing Investment (Infographic)

Now that the holiday season is in full swing, consumers are busy checking off gift lists, bargain hunting, power shopping and… enduring unpleasant customer service interactions. While big-name companies including Amazon and Overstock are making customer service a priority this holiday season, a new study of more than 1,200 U.S. consumers […]

14Dec

Listia Isn’t Just For Swapping Free Stuff Anymore

Listia started out as a way for people to swap free stuff, but now its users can actually make money. The new feature takes advantage of Listia’s existing system, where users give away their stuff in exchange for credits. Those credits, in turn, can be redeemed for other products on the […]

05Dec

How This Smartphone Repair and Reselling Company Exemplifies Best Practices

Join us at Entrepreneur magazine’s Growth Conference, Dec. 15 in Long Beach, Calif. for a day of fresh ideas, business mentoring and networking. Seats are limited–Register now to secure your spot and receive exclusive reader rate (expires 12/8). This company was included in our Entrepreneur360™ Performance Index coverage.   When new hires […]

05Dec

Jompeame Wants To Reduce Poverty In South America Through Crowdfunding

Jompeame (Jumpstartme in Spanish) is a new crowdfunding site aimed at helping the impoverished in Latin America. “Our mission initially is to change the lives of at least 5 people in this condition every week, in every country we expand to,” said co-founder and CEO Katherine Motyka. The site is […]

04Dec

The New American Dream: My Life As A Minority Startup Owner    

My life can be split into two halves, each fulfilling an American dream. The first half I spent on the American dream that was engrained from birth: Pull yourself up by your bootstraps. The second, current half of my life revolves around an American dream that has arisen from our […]

04Dec

The STEM Skills Gap Is Only As Real As The Purple Unicorn

Andrew HeikkilaCrunch Network Contributor Andrew Heikkila is a tech enthusiast and writer from Boise, Idaho. How to join the network TEKsystems recently put out a report showing that approximately 80 percent of all IT professionals believe that a skills gap exists in tech industries today. Backed by claims of mass projected […]

04Dec

4 Ways Advertising Agencies Can Protect Themselves From Click Fraud

Join us at Entrepreneur magazine’s Growth Conference, Dec. 15 in Long Beach, Calif. for a day of fresh ideas, business mentoring and networking. Seats are limited–Register now to secure your spot and receive exclusive reader rate (expires 12/8). Click fraud, a type of pay-per-click internet fraud, is becoming more robust […]

04Dec

Forget Cyber Monday: Here Are the 2015 Holiday Retail Sales Trends

Join us at Entrepreneur magazine’s Growth Conference, Dec. 15 in Long Beach, Calif. for a day of fresh ideas, business mentoring and networking. Seats are limited–Register now to secure your spot and receive exclusive reader rate (expires 12/8). It’s been a good holiday shopping season so far for ecommerce retailers: […]

04Dec

How to Build Up Your Influence on Social Media

Join us at Entrepreneur magazine’s Growth Conference, Dec. 15 in Long Beach, Calif. for a day of fresh ideas, business mentoring and networking. Seats are limited–Register now to secure your spot and receive exclusive reader rate (expires 12/8). By using social media, we make ourselves active and constant participants in […]

04Dec

Dingy Basements and Cluttered Garages. How Startup Spaces Inspire Office Design.

Join us at Entrepreneur magazine’s Growth Conference, Dec. 15 in Long Beach, Calif. for a day of fresh ideas, business mentoring and networking. Seats are limited–Register now to secure your spot and receive exclusive reader rate (expires 12/8). Leaders of startup and emerging companies looking to rethink their office space […]


04Dec

11 Ways to Bake Innovation — Not Disruption — Into Your Culture

Join us at Entrepreneur magazine’s Growth Conference, Dec. 15 in Long Beach, Calif. for a day of fresh ideas, business mentoring and networking. Seats are limited–Register now to secure your spot and receive exclusive reader rate (expires 12/8). Disruption is the sexy word of the day in the business world. […]

04Dec

To Push Moments, Twitter Starts Shoving The Notifications Tab To The Side

If you’re a Twitter for the web user (or Android) like I am, then you know exactly where all of the tabs are that you need to speedily read tweets, replies and so forth. Twitter, monkeying around with the service as they do, has started experimenting with switching some places […]

04Dec

TalentSky Is Building A Professional Network With A Focus On Verified Skills

Rick Devine has spent more than a decade as an executive recruiter, and even introduced Steve Jobs to his eventual successor Tim Cook back in 1998. Now he’s working on a startup called TalentSky, aiming to address some of the big problems he sees in the hiring landscape — specifically, the big “skills gap,” where […]

04Dec

TalentSky Is Building A Professional Network With A Focus On Verified Skills

Rick Devine has spent more than a decade as an executive recruiter, and even introduced Steve Jobs to his eventual successor Tim Cook back in 1998. Now he’s working on a startup called TalentSky, aiming to address some of the big problems he sees in the hiring landscape — specifically, the big “skills gap,” where […]