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NanoGlobals purchased the website Spinlight.com, which was formerly an app development and tech review publication, in February of 2021.

If you're looking for software recomendations for your remote team, you can find some of our old content as well as new guides and resources at our software and HR tools recommendations page.

Featured articles

How to Use Venmo for Your Small Business

Guide to safety, tax and compliance when using Venmo Business Profiles to accept direct payments from small business customers.

Best HR Tools for Fast-Growth Companies

Guide to HR software tools gaining popularity in 2021 for modern companies and remote teams.

ThePowerMBA Global Review: My Experience 2020–2021

Student review of ThePowerMba Global program as an MBA alternative, including full breakdown of cost, benefits, and impact on career development.

Starting a Business While Employed (State Laws, Ethics)

Starting a business while employed is common, but can run afoul of contract requirements and social norms if done incorrectly. Our guide explains the key facts side-hustlers need to know.

How to Set Clear Employee Expectations

Out guide explains seven proven frameworks for communicating job and performance expectations to employees to ensure a good ROI on new hires.

How to Keep Employees Happy Without a Raise

Strong compensation is important for employee retention, but that doesn't mean large raises and salaries are required to maintain a happy, long-term workforce.

Best Time Tracking Browser Extensions for Remote Teams

Time tracking solutions for remote teams take many forms, but browser extensions are the simplest to impliment. Our guide introduces the best hour tracking chrome extensions currently trending.

Best Educational Tour Companies for Business Students

Educational tours are expected to pick up again starting in 2021–2022. If you're a student looking to gain valuable business experience, here are some of the best programs still operating internationally.

Best Alternative MBA Educational Programs for Entrepreneurs

MBA programs have competition from specialized and lower-cost programs in 2021, including online education offerings and alternative MBA providers.

Best KidTech App Developers [Updated for 2021]

KidTech has been surprisingly slow to grow relative to EdTech, but thanks to the normalization of remote learning, it's getting renewed developer interest. Here are the top firms to consider for KidTech app projects.

Best Education App Developers [Updated for 2021]

Education apps are a growing trend as of 2021. My guide shares the key points to review when considering an EdTech developer, and some firms I've personally vetted.

How to Process Payroll for Offshore International Employees

Hiring and managing payroll for offshore teams requires careful compliance planning. Our guide breaks down the basics of processing payroll for remote employees.

How to Outsource in the Philippines (For Tech Companies)

Our guide explores the pros and cons of the Philippines as a BPO location for tech companies, including key strategies for retention and communication when hiring remotely in the Philippines.

Nearshore operations unlock billions in value every year.

But most companies that attempt team augmentation wind up with broken products and worn-out project management. Don’t be one of them.

The goal of my content on this site is to educate customers on what to look out for when finding, vetting, and selecting a team augmentation partner; whether nearshore, offshore, or onshore.