5 Reasons to Attend a Hackathon

A hackathon is an event where developers meet to do collaborative computer programming. The term “hackathon”  is a mashup of the programmer slang word hack, and a marathon (you know, that really long distance foot race- 26.2 miles to be precise).  Some companies organize internal hackathons to develop new products and features as quickly as possible. A […]

Four Steps to Creating a Successful Content Strategy

Traditional media forces have become something of a pastime. More and more companies are using content strategies to improve their SEO and gain additional website traffic. The idea of free marketing is one that almost every business owner will take to. Creating content without a strategy is a big mistake – if you are lucky, […]

3 Ways to Save on Employee Salaries

Starting your own company can be a daunting task. Thinking about the expenses can be the most overwhelming part. Hiring employees can be one of the most expensive hurdles that you will have to overcome as a new business owner. But, you are in luck! There are alternatives to traditional hiring that can help you […]

Writing Your First Blog Post – So easy an 8th grader could read it!

For someone who has never written a blog post, it is hard to know where to begin when you see the flashing cursor blinking at the top of your empty screen.  With the help of Salty Waffle’s Social Media Class at thinkspace, I now have 3 easy guidelines for writing a blog post that even […]

Analyze Your Frequent Keywords With Wordle

I am participating in Salty Waffle’s Social Media Class today and we are learning about social media strategy for brand marketing. This class is fantastic. I am refreshing my current knowledge, learning a ton of new tricks, and meeting great people. Class instructors, Nicole Donnelly and Mitchell Cuevas had us create a visual representation of our […]

Olympic Preparation

The location of the 2018 Winter Olympics has been announced! The three competing cities were Munich, Germany; Annecy, France; and Pyeongchang, South Korea. At 10AM Eastern Time, in a room thick with hushed anticipation, an envelope was slowly opened to reveal the winning city: Pyeongchang, South Korea! The crowd went nuts, many of South Korea’s […]

Post Three Day Weekend Slump

We all love our three day weekend mini vacations. However, returning to the office on Tuesday can be a bit of a struggle after three days of junk food, later than usual nights, and too much sunshine. Also, after having three days off it feels like the Tuesday to-dos we set out for ourselves on […]