Facebook is a Lame Dinner Party: Where Are The Cool Kids?

I can’t think of a worst way to spend the past weekend than deleting pictures on Facebook from 2008. But that’s what Justin Romano, co-founder of Backspace, a new social app, did when he was job hunting as a recent graduate. “[From] 8:00 am to 8:00 pm [I was] deleting content on a Friday,” Romano said, “Nothing is relevant. It doesn’t reflect who I am today.” After … Continue reading Facebook is a Lame Dinner Party: Where Are The Cool Kids?

The Relationship App Every Successful City Girl Needs

It’s not every day that women admit that they need help. But cocktails with the girls usually turns to talking about men, and we all know the casual questions that lead to excessive Tequila shots later. Who are you seeing? What dating app are you on? I wish this was cliché, but in my first night out this weekend, it was true for both my … Continue reading The Relationship App Every Successful City Girl Needs

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Why Do You Want To Be Judged?

People were lined up at Soho House Chicago, a members-only club for professionals in creative fields, in the west loop, sixth floor. And, it wasn’t for another drink at the bar. Okay, guests had friend’s make drink runs to the bar as they held their spot in line—their spot in line to be judged. We were there on the last Thursday in January 2016 for … Continue reading Why Do You Want To Be Judged?

Host a Better Conference with Dovetail Event App

The panelist didn’t show up. Nobody heard your question. And that party was a buzz kill. Events are hard to plan and harder to execute. We know people come to conferences to learn industry news, make business deals, and yes, have fun. But even if you have the party, bring the industry experts, and create conference rooms and conference party mixers, will the mantra, if you build it they … Continue reading Host a Better Conference with Dovetail Event App

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Get Fit and Earn Money with Pact App

Becoming healthy is a slow, gradual process of creating good habits. Lucky for you, there’s an app for that—an app with a 92 percent success rate. That app is Pact. I find that to reach health goals there are four components. This app has all four components. 1) want to be healthy 2) set realistic goals 3) engage with a community 4) be held accountable on … Continue reading Get Fit and Earn Money with Pact App

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Dye Your Hair and Enhance Your Face with YouCam Makeup Beauty App

Virtual beauty enhancement has become easier than ever with beauty apps like YouCam Makeup and BeautyPlus. You can insert new eyebrows, change your eye color, and remove blemishes from your skin. This sounds wonderful, doesn’t it? I mean, who actually meets people in real life anymore? If anything, popularity and looks are all surfacing around your retouched Instagram selfies. But for those who like to … Continue reading Dye Your Hair and Enhance Your Face with YouCam Makeup Beauty App

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Meet Charlie, Your New Personal Assistant

What if I could tell you that the morning of your interview, you had a full report of all the company links, latest news, and insight into the hiring manager? As an added bonus, the report comes with three talking points to initiate the conversation. Now what if I told you this exists for FREE and is being built right here in Chicago? Let me … Continue reading Meet Charlie, Your New Personal Assistant

theSkimm: A Real News Newsletter

The news is ready with your morning coffee, and this time it’s as compact and efficient as your clutch from last night. It’s called theSkimm, a daily newsletter with notes about the top international and national stories. Turning three this July, men and women alike favor it for its straightforward and witty tone while reporting on real news. If you have no idea what it going … Continue reading theSkimm: A Real News Newsletter