Startups Weekly: VCs celebrate the new year the only way they know how

Venture capitalists swore in the new year the only way they know how… by submitting SEC paperwork for new funds! insert party hat/confetti emoji here. As many of us brainstormed our New Year’s resolutions and let our hangovers wear off, several firms began this week what for some is a long and arduous process of raising a VC fund and …

How Trulia was able to repay its debts

As every software company knows, over time as code ages and workarounds build on workarounds, the code base becomes bloated. It becomes ever more difficult to get around the technical debt that you’ve built up over time. It’s really impossible to avoid this phenomenon, but at some point, companies realize that the debt is so great that it’s limiting their …

How Website Design Affects Your SEO

We want to make a bet that you are better at SEO (search engine optimization) than you think. Since the rankings are determined by computer algorithms that we definitely did not cover in high school calculus, the topic can feel pretty intimidating. But SEO performance is based on factors that are actually quite intuitive, so if you’ve ever spent even …

Earn More Customers with These Must-Have Online Store Features

Online shoppers have high expectations when it comes to eCommerce websites. Every business from large to small must have a few key features to attract shoppers and help them sell items online. Here are five elements that visitors expect of all eCommerce websites in 2018. If you are missing any of these features, now is the time to fix that …

Splash Page Designs: How to Create a Professional ‘Coming Soon’ Landing Page

Preparing to sell online can be a process. First, you set goals, then choose a domain, then describe your business and finally create and articulate a unique value proposition for customers to choose your brand over alternatives. What too many online sellers miss is that this process has to begin long before you turn your digital open for business sign …