JT Ripton

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JT Ripton is a freelance business and technology writer out of Tampa. He loves to write to inform, educate and provoke minds. Co-author Peter Scott is a journalist and editor who has been covering business, technology and lifestyle trends for more than 20 years.
collaboration
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4 Ways to Promote Team Collaboration and Inspire Innovation Within Your Startup

What do all startups that drive growth by embracing strategic thinking, inspiring creativity and supporting talent have in common? Team collaboration. Market competition is thick. Startups that embrace inventiveness and creativity rise, and such innovation happens when leadership and teams unify in pursuit of a shared vision within a culture that highly values collaboration. Here are...
chatbots
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6 Reasons Why Startups Should Use Chatbots

Delivering a positive customer experience should be a priority for every startup. With 50 percent of consumers switching brands because of poor service, you could risk your fledgling enterprise’s future if you overlook the quality of your customer experience. Fortunately, businesses have more tools at their disposal to keep customers satisfied than ever, including the...
customer relationship management
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5 Reasons Why Your Startup Should Use a Customer Relationship Management Solution

Some entrepreneurs hold the notion that customer relationship management (CRM) solutions are like marble lobbies and corporate jets: fine for large enterprises, but unnecessary and expensive for startups and small companies. But how wrong they are. The misconception arose in the technology's early days, when the software was seven-figure expensive and required installation teams to...
livestreaming
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How Your Startup Can Benefit From Livestreaming

You’ve probably seen interactive broadcasting in your Facebook feed recently, those live videos created by friends and streamed directly to your news feed. Maybe you’ve come across Livestream’s Meevo, a $499 video camera built for interactive broadcasting that automatically zooms in on talent and creates the impression of a multi-camera setup from a single device....
Startup technology trends
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6 Startup Technology Trends For 2017

For many, the start of a new year means time to begin working on a resolution. For entrepreneurs, a new year represents something else: a time to look at startup technology trends and make adjustments to how they are running their business. The start of the new year is a perfect time for entrepreneurs to plan, strategize and...