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content
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As You Scale Your Business, What Role Will Content Play?

There’s a startup renaissance going on right now, and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon. 2021 was a record year for U.S. venture capital, with investment nearly doubling year over year and first-time, early stage financings on the rise. But that doesn’t mean it’s getting any easier to start your own...
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Avoiding Dumb Decisions in a Smart Tech World: Here’s When to Listen to Your Gut

Technology has become the backbone of how modern businesses function, with all types of organizations using tech applications to manage nearly every aspect of operations, from customer service to employee engagement. Whether using smart tech to enable communications, support security and privacy, enhance efficiency, aid employees or support operations, it’s no wonder startups rely on...
cryptocurrency
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What Is Cryptocurrency and Should Your Business Use It?

Cryptocurrency, also known as crypto, is a type of anonymous digital or virtual currency that, unlike other forms of currency, is not backed by any central authority or government. While the currency is not backed by a traditional source, like the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation or FDIC, crypto is secure thanks to blockchain, an ongoing,...
tech stack
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5 Tips to Effectively Manage Your Growing Tech Stack

We live in an increasingly digital world — one where companies are using an ever-growing number of tech tools to automate or streamline a broad range of key business functions to boost productivity. These tech tools can often simplify a variety of office responsibilities, ranging from supply chain management to aggregating sales data. However, an...
AI for retail
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How to Use AI to Successfully Build and Scale Your Retail Business

Starting a business is no easy task. The commitment and time sacrifice are significant, and the expenditure of capital combined with the stress of managing numerous tasks can be overwhelming. Growing your business can be equally as challenging. In addition to facing operational issues, you also need to take into consideration the management of additional...
AI-First Culture
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Want to Stay Ahead of the Curve? Here Are 4 Ways to Build an AI-First Culture

The artificial intelligence (AI) of today and tomorrow will look very different from the AI from yesteryear. To embrace its limitless opportunities, businesses need to adapt an AI-first culture. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings on Dell products and accessories: Learn more here How to adapt an AI-first culture Looking toward the future It’s 2030. Laura...
AR and AI Dell
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How AR and AI are Driving Innovation Amid Social Distancing

AR and AI tools are a goldmine for retailers that can gather customer data to improve marketing, product development and personalization. Read how AR and AI work together to drive trendy new innovations like touchless makeup trials that make distance shopping easier. Theresa Novicky knows makeup. Based in Raleigh, North Carolina, Novicky, a beautician, loves...
blockchain
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Blockchain Applications for Startups and Entrepreneurs

There are so many stock phrases thrown out by bitcoin fans that it’s hard to know where to begin. One of the more interesting ones is “It’s the blockchain that’s really valuable, you know.” And that is probably true. It’s also much easier to explain than bitcoin. Essentially, blockchain is a sort of record of...
website converts day one
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How to Build a Slick Website That Converts from Day 1

There are countless articles on the web about how to A/B test your website and optimize it post-launch. While these guides are helpful, we recommend you do one better: apply conversion thinking in the planning stage. Doing so after your website has launched is a bit like building a house before the foundations: a bad...
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...
meeting rooms
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Interactive Monitors and the Building Blocks for Meeting Rooms

The meeting room of the future includes redesigned workplaces, new technologies, and continued or new support for collaboration between local and remote employees. Developing a collaborative, agile workforce is the single most important concern to many employers these days, because it’s a means of ensuring organizational health and competitiveness. As they face the challenges presented...
organization tools
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4 Organization Resources to Help Your Business Work Smarter

If you find yourself in the following situations, it may be time to get organized. There are resources to help. Is your work desk cluttered with piles of papers? Do you find yourself losing time as you search for misplaced documents and other relevant paperwork? Are you often late for, or missing, important meetings, appointments...
digital tools
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13 Digital Tools Every New Business Needs

Modern startups run on digital tools. From communicating with customers, collaborating internally or protecting their assets, entrepreneurs should know that there’s a digital platform or service for everything. The truth is, those that don’t embrace technology risk being left behind, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to stay afloat, entrepreneurs must start off strong...
the rigbt software
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The Right Software is Essential for Your Evolving Business

You started a business with a great idea, but when it comes to scaling it up with speedy and effective execution, you need something more than the average spreadsheet and software that only meet your business’s primitive needs. Often, business owners make the mistake of sticking to outdated software which hinders growth and profitability. Business...
work from anywhere
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Why Working from Anywhere Matters from Dell

Where work or learning physically happens no longer defines the user experience. Fueled by an appetite for digital experiences and capabilities, we’ve clearly entered a “do anything from anywhere” world, creating limitless potential for borderless innovation and flexible collaboration. Now that remote and hybrid experiences—where team members shift between performing remotely and on-site—have become standard,...
productivity software
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Emerging Trends in Productivity Software

An emergent new class of tools is focusing on the individual and changing how knowledge workers interact with software. There are rare events in human history that we all experience for the first time together, all at once. This pandemic is one of those events. For knowledge workers, that means our traditional work environment, in...
CRM and marketing automation
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How to Use CRM and Marketing Automation to Improve Your Scalability

Automation has become a business essential. For entrepreneurs looking to grow their business, the question always is, “How can I work smarter, not harder?” That’s where the power of marketing automation and your customer relationship management (CRM) comes into play. With such high demand to cut down on costs while increasing profitability, businesses are turning...
cloud technology
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How Cloud Technology Enables Budding Entrepreneurs to Work Smarter

There is no doubt that cloud technology continues to grow in popularity; we’re using it in our personal lives more than ever before, and businesses are adopting cloud infrastructure and applications to improve workplace collaboration, productivity and even security. Paving the way for a new wave of business leaders One great thing about the cloud...
automation
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Automation Technologies Companies Should Focus on in Q4

Q4 is shaping up to be incredibly busy for virtually all industries. Even though it's crunch time for exceeding quarterly and annual goals, it's critical to spend adequate time positioning your company for greatness in Q1. Successful leaders find ways to spend their valuable time on the things that matter most. In order to spend...