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    8 Must-Download Apps for the bSmart Woman to be Informed

    Click on Gabriella's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! The news never sleeps, and it can often feel overwhelming to stay up to date with world, political, and industry news. With the plentitude of options, including Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, publication… Read More...
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    Crash Course in Virtual Reality

    Click on Averi's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Growing up, my family and I frequented Disney World during the summers. While I loved many attractions there, my favorite was Disney Quest, a five story interactive theme park full of video games and ‘virtual… Read More...
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    Capital One’s Call to Action: A Scholarship for Women in Tech

    Click on Jackie's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! These days, it seems like there are endless articles discussing the lack of women in tech. And while the blatant vacancy is a legitimate issue, it’s frustrating to read about a persistent problem without any… Read More...
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    bSmart and Become an Empowered Woman in STEM

    Click on Sara's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Around the world, issues related to gender equality and an underrepresentation of women pursuing careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering, math, or STEM, are all too common. So common, in fact, that… Read More...
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    Empowering Emojis to Encourage the Women in Your Life

    Click on Kendra's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Let’s be honest: emojis have become a game changer in the world of modern messaging. They add so much pizazz and spice to any old ‘Hey, how are you?’ text or facebook chat. Now you can show anyone exactly how… Read More...
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    Never Walk Alone With the Companion App

    Click on Meghan's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Growing up, the number one piece of street-smart advice I repeatedly received from my parents was 'never walk alone.' Now a freshman in college at St Louis University in the heart of the city, I realize I need to… Read More...
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    The Best Online Shops to Sell Your Pre-Owned or Hand Crafted Products or Service!

    Click on Anna's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Selling your stuff — whether pre-owned or hand-crafted by you — can be immensely therapeutic. Getting rid of old belongings you haven’t touched in months can create a satisfying feeling of decluttering your house… Read More...
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    6 Ways to Improve Your Social Media Presence to Land Your Dream Job

    Click on Alex's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! As young adults, we know that first impressions can mean the difference between getting offered the job of our dreams and yet another night spent searching online instead of binge watching Grey’s Anatomy. But what… Read More...
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    Channeling Your Inner Essena: Using Social Media for Good

    Click on Alex's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Social media is an important tool: it’s an important tool for connecting you to distant family and long-lost friends; it’s an important tool for sharing memories, for collecting news, and for keeping your closest… Read More...
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    Tech Trend: Share and Loop Thematic Videos on Spool

    Click on Caitlin's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Beneath the roof of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity house lives Wake Forest University’s latest success story. After dedicating nearly three years of his life to late nights and an entrepreneurial workload,… Read More...
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    4 Lessons to Build and Establish Your Personal Brand Voice on Social Media

    Click on Rachel's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! I’m not an expert on social media marketing, but running my own brand has forced me to constantly think and re-think the ways I promote my products and reach new audiences – and social media has been critical in… Read More...
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    4 Empowering Ways to Be Smart with Social Media

    Click on Brooke's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! 1) Promote Your Brand What You Want // Have you been dreaming of beginning a blog? Does starting your own business sound appealing to you? You can promote your personal brand on a variety of channels to increase… Read More...
  • 6 Types of Hashtags to #bSmart With Your Social Media Presence

    Click on Caroline's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Scenario: Social media is taking over the world. Everything from billboards to wedding invitations has QR codes on them. You can order pizza from your car without a phone. And worst (best?) of all, hashtags have… Read More...
  • The Best Laptop Cases, Carriers, and Skins to bSmart with Your Technology

    Click on Mandy's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! For us millennial women, our laptops are more than just a computer - they hold our calendar, address book, every paper we've ever written, and every picture we've ever taken. Laptops are our personal time capsule… Read More...
  • SafeTrek: Hold Until Safe - It's that Easy

    Click on Mandy's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Say you’re an independent young woman living in a major U.S. city like New York and, in an effort to save money for that new purse from Saks, you forgo a taxi ride and take the subway back to your apartment. Along… Read More...
  • Gilt City: The Best App for Finding the Hottest Deals in Your City

    Click on Kamerin's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! I can thank my best friend for my first Gilt app experience. It was a Wednesday night and the streets of Chicago were filled with the after work rush hour crowd. Faces screamed 'I’m exhausted!' and 'Thank God… Read More...
  • Games for Change: Trending Technology for Millennials Making a Difference

    Click on Polly's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Keeping It Casual Like the rest of the world, this time last year I found myself swept up in the blizzard of obsession that surrounded the release of Disney’s Frozen. I bought the soundtrack, saw it in theatres at… Read More...
  • 6 Questions to Ask Before Working With a Website Development Agency

    Click on Andrea's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! With the increasing need of a web presence for all businesses, positioning your website boldly and relevantly is crucial to your growth and success. Website development agencies are popping up all over the world… Read More...
  • Don't Just Snap to Chat, Snap to Empower

    Click on Kamerin's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! What comes to your mind when you think of Snapchat? You can send photos, check. You can send short videos up to ten seconds, check. If you’re feeling creative you can add some word art, a caption and a smiley… Read More...
  • 5 Ways to Travel Smarter with Technology

    Click on Megan's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Technology can make or break your travel experience. Over the last few years, I’ve had some amazing travel experiences – from backpacking with my best friends in Europe to ridiculously long stateside road trips to… Read More...
  • 4 Steps to Launch Your Online Business

    Click on Anna's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Three years ago, I decided to create a web-based resource that would connect high school students to research opportunities. I was 17, in my first year of college, and working as a research assistant at the… Read More...
  • 4 Shopping Apps to Save Money and Look Fabulous

    Click on Megan's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Have you ever been shopping and found yourself in a bind? Prices are too high, nothing is in your style, and the shoes you came back to buy on sale are nowhere to be found? This is the story of my shopping life.… Read More...
  • ‘Aspire’ Toward a Safer Tomorrow For All Women

    Click on Kat's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Technology in today’s age can make a real difference, but I’m not talking about the latest scientific advancement. I’m talking about technology making a difference in a woman’s life. One in every four women will… Read More...
  • 5 Ways To Learn To Code With Smart Women In Technology

    Click on Emily's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! As computer science is a field largely dominated by men, many women feel intimidated entering this discipline. Enrolment of females in bachelor degree programs for computer science is often limited, so the number… Read More...
  • 3 Tech Tools to Increase Your Efficiency During Summer

    Click on Caroline's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! It’s summer and you’re feeling a wee bit lazy/lethargic/pool-friendly. Have I hit the nail on the head, or am I referring to myself? You be your own judge, but I know where I stand. Either way, summer seems to… Read More...
  • 5 Steps to Learning Technology in a ‘Genius Bar’ Age

    Click on Beth's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Today I came to the crippling realization that my third-grade niece knows more about technology than I do. Of course, I can’t feel too bad. When I was her age, if I wanted to know in what year electricity was… Read More...
  • Best Websites for Women for Focus and Inspiration #bsmart

    Best Apps for Women for Focus and Inspiration

    Click on Megan's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! I spent the last year working from home. My office sometimes consisted of a desk and chair, sometimes the couch, the cafe next door, and even occasionally my bed. Needless to say, it takes a lot of inward… Read More...
  • Best Beauty App for Women: Vênsette, For the Gal On-The-Go

    Click on Sara's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Today I’m talking about a fresh, fabulous and necessary app for the on-the-go gal. Ladies, I introduce, Vênsette, an at-home hair and makeup service, where you can choose your look, schedule an appointment, and… Read More...
  • Tech Tips: Everything You Need to Know About the iOS 8 Update

    Click on Roxie's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! If you're like me, the announcement of another hot new gadget all your friends are talking about is not so much exciting as it is stressful. Sure, I'm just as plugged in as the next girl (once I get the hang of an… Read More...
  • Tech Tips to Reclaim Your Digital Conversations

    Click on Emma's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! When writing this article, I had to take a step back and realize that not everyone is as paranoid as me when it comes to texting. However, from my experience all people seem to have similar struggles when it comes… Read More...
  • Best Websites to Start Your Day #bsmart

    Best Websites to Start Your Day

    Click on Sarah's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! I have always said I think I would like to have a commute on my way to work. A little time alone in the car to catch up on phone calls, listen to music, or just to think would be a nice way to begin and end each… Read More...
  • Tech Tips for the Semi-Tech Savvy Girl #bsmart

    Tech Tips for the Semi-Tech Savvy Girl

    Click on Amina's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! We have 1.4 million jobs that are open in the computing related field. Less than one third of our work force is prepared for those jobs and less then twenty percent of them, will be filled by women. Only 9 out of… Read More...
  • Best Apps for Women to Stay Organized! #bsmart

    Best Apps for Women to Stay Organized!

    Click on Sarah's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! My friend Ali is Superwoman. She manages a full-time job, three young kids, and a husband who is more like another half of a kid. Ali doesn’t believe in wasting money on a housekeeper or nanny, so she cleans her… Read More...
  • Best Mobile App to Get Fit, Escape Zombies, Become a Hero

    Click on Emma's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! I’m probably one of the worst runners you’ll meet. No, I’m not being humble. A few weeks ago instead of tackling my trusty elliptical at the gym, I followed my roommate into the 30 degree weather because she… Read More...
  • Tech Tips to Prevent Online Shopping Regrets

    Click on Kim's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Many of us can’t even remember a time before the Internet, while the evolution of online shopping continues to change dramatically. One can’t argue the convenience online shopping has brought to all of our lives, but… Read More...
  • The QuizUp Craze: Unwind with the Best App for Trivia Questions #bsmartguide

    The QuizUp Craze: Unwind with the Best App for Trivia Questions

    Click on Polly's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Do you know every thing there is to know about How I Met Your Mother? Are you an expert at music theory? Do you follow college basketball? Can you always “name that lyric?” Do you obsess over geography, pride… Read More...
  • Improve Your Life with the Sleep Cycle App #bSmartGuide

    Improve Your Life with the Sleep Cycle App

    Click on Emily's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Get an app and get some sleep! Being a graduate student, working three jobs, and planning a wedding on top of it all can be exhausting. Whether you’re a student, a professional, or a stay-at-home mom chasing your… Read More...
  • SkillShare for Women in Technology #bSmartGuide

    SkillShare for Women in Technology

    Click on Caroline's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! I once hashed out on the technological world. In college, technology was a world only associated with cerebral fortunates submerged in their English major who could not only recite Macbeth thrice over at our… Read More...
  • 10 Best Mobile Apps I’m Into Right Now

    Click on Sara's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! You know the old saying, “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend.” Oh wait. It’s 2014 - time for a new saying. “Smartphones are a girl’s best friend.” Smartphones help us do everything, from cooking to exercising, to… Read More...
  • My Tech Tips For How I Assimilated Into the Tech Industry (And you can too!)

    Click on Christine's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Almost a year ago, I began working for a tech strategic communications firm in San Francisco. Focused on high-technology and business-to-business enterprise, I transitioned from my political reporting and… Read More...
  • Spring Ahead of the Mobile Game: This Season's Best Free Apps  #bsmartguide

    Spring Ahead of the Mobile Game: This Season's Best Free Apps

    Click on Caroline's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! I used to think apps took up too much of everyone’s time. The fact that one might go out of their way to deliberately search for an app name - Heaven forbid said app wasn’t on the "Top 25 Free” list - absolutely… Read More...
  • The Best Free App for Finding Love #bsmartguide

    The Best Free App for Finding Love

    Click on Emma's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Along with two of my roommates, I’m a not-so-proud founder of the “Single Pringles Club.” Some days we’re happy not to be obligated to another person. Most days we watch sitcoms on Netflix and lament our single… Read More...
  • My Tech Tips for 5 Things You Shouldn’t Replace with Your iPhone

    Click on Sara's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! It’s important to remember that although technology is fantastic, it also diminishes our need for other things, the scariest of which is the need for human interaction. Well, don’t let it. 1.Correct spelling and… Read More...
  • Wearable Tech: A New Category for 2014’s Best Gadgets #bSmartGuide

    Wearable Tech: A New Category for 2014’s Best Gadgets

    Click on Caroline's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! New Trends in fashion and technology Will 2014 be the year of wearable tech? I think so. The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2014 proved that fashion will most certainly meet function, with collaborations from… Read More...
  • The Tech Mystique: Online Tech Tips to Find the Best Cloud for Your Data

    The Tech Mystique: Online Tech Tips to Find the Best Cloud for Your Data

    Click on Christine's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! After all of the media coverage of Edward Snowden and the NSA issues, “Big Brother” may seem to be more of a concern than ever – or perhaps since George Orwell’s 1984. People are afraid of their identity being… Read More...
  • Printstagram: Best Web App for Women to Print and Share Memories

    Click on Kaelyn's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Just when you thought your life couldn’t look cooler through an Amaro lens on Instagram — scaled and cropped and enhanced to perfection, of course — think again. Instagram, which has arguably been one of the most… Read More...
  • The Tech Mystique: How to Improve Your Online Presence

    Click on Christine's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Live your online life like your real life. Google yourself and see what comes up. Erase the social data you don’t want the public to know about, or privatize the shiz out of the channels you want to monitor to… Read More...
  • Demystifying the Tech Mystique for Women in Technology

    Click on Christine's picture to friend her, message her, or read more of her blog posts! Follow Christine for The technology trends you need to know and why Living and working in San Francisco carries the mystique of Silicon Valley - the birthplace of the greatest innovations, coolest mobile apps,… Read More...
  • New Trends in Technology + Fashion: bSmart’s Favorite Apps and Tech Accessories

    bSmart and on trend by using our favorite apps and chic tech accessories of 2013: From a glittering Bow USB drive, to apps focused on everything from food to beauty, check out our favorite trends in technology and fashion! Accessorize with Kate Spade From the business mogul to the super mom,… Read More...