Erica Swallow

Erica Swallow

Tech journalist and entrepreneur.

Erica Swallow is a status quo wrecker, entrepreneur, and technology/education journalist. Her thoughts have been published in Forbes, Fortune, and The Wall Street Journal, among other publications.

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5 Ways Startups Are Using Vine

Startups and small businesses of all kinds are already starting to experiment with the new mobile service.

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Codementor Gets You Programming Help When You Need It

Codementor is an online marketplace for connecting instantly with an expert developer who can review your code real-time and talk you through the issue via voice or video chat.

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Gaining Authority in the Age of Digital Overload

Steve Rubel, EVP of Global Strategy and Insights for Edelman, explains how companies can become more influential online.

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How to Pitch Your Startup in 3 Minutes

What if you had just three minutes to pitch your startup? Tech blogger and StartupBus judge Robert Scoble explains how to truly make your idea resonate.

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Maker's Row and the Future of American Manufacturing

Ideating, pattern-making, finding materials, ordering samples, tooling and producing — these are the six once-mystical steps of manufacturing that are becoming easier to understand and take part in, thanks to New York-based startup Maker's Row.

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Tablelist Makes Bottle Service as Easy as V-I-P

Tablelist is a useful way to book tables at nightclubs and lounges. The app aims to make the nightlife industry more efficient for consumers and venues. I interviewed founder Julian Jung to get the latest scoop on the app's development.

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The 'Clueless' Closet Is Real, and You Can Own It

You've just about got every technology at our disposal to have your very own digital closet -- there's something out there for fashionistas of all stripes.

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The Entrepreneur's Guide to Coffee Shop Etiquette

Mashable interviewed three coffee shop vets and four coffee-toting, WiFi-using professionals about their best practices for entrepreneurs hoping to mind their Ps and Qs while working from their local café.

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The Science Behind Airport Body Scanners

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How 4 Small Businesses are Using Location-Based Services

We sat down with four local small business owners to learn how they are taking advantage of location-based services.

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Job Recruiters Lack Mobile Edge, Study Says

Although a growing number of job seekers use their mobile devices to seek out career opportunities, employers are still behind on implementing mobile recruitment strategies to cater to applicant needs, according to a recent study.

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How American Express Grows Its Massive Social Media Presence

The credit card company is innovating for both customers and merchants on their social media platforms. Check out how AmEx has gone digital.

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London Riots: Social Media Mobilizes Riot Cleanup

Londoners and supporters worldwide mobilized via social media to help clean up after days of riots and looting.

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Pedestrian Safety: How Innovative Tech Could Save Your Life

Pedestrian casualties are on the rise in the United States, but a number of new innovations are helping to improve on-foot safety.

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The Future of Public Relations and Social Media

We interviewed 14 PR pros on the future of public relations and how they see social media changing the industry.