All posts by Marti Trewe

Marti Trewe reports on business and technology news, chasing his passion for helping entrepreneurs and small businesses to stay well informed in the fast paced 140-character world. Marti rarely sleeps and thrives on reader news tips, especially about startups and big moves in leadership.

fico score

8 ways the new FICO scoring system benefits...

Aug 25, 2014No Comments2051 Views

(Business Finance) With new FICO scoring, it isn't just people trying to buy cars and houses that are impacted - small business owners have new doors opened as well.

sins greed

The 7 deadly sins of digital user experienc...

Aug 18, 20141 Comment2728 Views

(Tech News) User experience is now understood to be a huge factor in a digital brand's success, so what are the 7 deadly sins every brand should avoid?

vellum

Vellum: beautiful way to read links being s...

Aug 14, 2014No Comments1775 Views

(Social Media) Vellum was created as an experiment that has since taken off, offering a reading layer to your Twitter experience as it cuts through the noise.

responsive heatmaps

Responsive Heatmaps tracks your mobile user...

Aug 13, 2014No Comments3275 Views

(Tech News) Responsive Heatmaps is a new startup in beta that aims to give you real insight into what your smartphone and tablet site visitors are doing, and how it differs from desktop visitors.

glassdoor benefits

Glassdoor now lets you compare perks, benef...

Aug 06, 20141 Comment3087 Views

(Business News) Glassdoor, the Yelp of job hunting, now offers benefits comparisons and reviews, adding even more transparency to the business world.

really good emails

Stellar repository of the best email design...

Jul 29, 2014No Comments767 Views

(Business Marketing) When you're looking for inspiration for your own email marketing, check out this searchable showcase of the best email designs around.

office leadership

Calculator shows how much office space you ...

Jul 10, 2014No Comments6751 Views

(Business Finance) TheSquareFoot has launched a useful modern calculator that focuses on your office space needs and usability factors instead of just raw square feet.

bitcoin

California opens their arms to legalize Bit...

Jul 01, 20141 Comment4014 Views

(Business Finance) As digital currencies continue to be debated, one state opens the floodgates as the federal government continues to drag their heels.

blackphone

Blackphone: first surveillance-proof phone ...

Jul 01, 2014No Comments2658 Views

(Tech News) The Blackphone has started shipping pre-orders and you can get yours later this month so you can browse anonymously, have encrypted calls, and much more.

orkut

Google’s social network, Orkut shutti...

Jun 30, 2014No Comments2727 Views

(Social Media) After a decade of life, Orkut is being shuttered. When will it all go down, and what does this mean for existing users?

momentum chrome app

Momentum: Chrome app keeps you on task in a...

Jun 25, 2014No Comments2385 Views

(Tech News) Momentum is an app for Chrome that turns your new tab into a beautiful, motivational dashboard that loads instantly and keeps you focused.

social media

7 tips for making sure social media doesn&#...

Jun 24, 2014No Comments3001 Views

(Social Media) Most careers now depend on our digital footprints, so without being disingenuous, how can we make sure we don't shoot ourselves in the foot online?