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Austin is named as the #1 place to start a business in America by CNBC. In 2016, the Texas capital was leading at number one for the best cities in the U.S. for launching startup technology. Small businesses are growing and there are numerous opportunities for each individual in the City.

There is a diverse mix of government employees, tech workers, blue-collar workers, and corporate and business people in the area. If you live within the area and is interested to start a business, here are some ideas for new business opportunities in Austin. Texas.

1. Day Care

Most parents in Austin are full-time employers that work within offices with tight work schedules that allow very little time to take care of their kids. Mothers and fathers can rest

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Think you’re going to miss the fun in summer? It’s not too late to have fun! We prepared a list for you to enjoy the last few weeks or days before summer ends. When it comes to live music, green spaces, delicious meals, and a vibrant nightlife, Austin surely tops the lists amongst other cities in Texas!

 

You might be overwhelmed with the countless things you can do here whether you are a tourist or someone who lives in the beautiful Bat City. We made things easier for you so we made a simple yet cool guide to fun things to do before summer ends in Austin!

 

1. Cool Off in Hamilton Pool Preserve

A beautiful and historic swimming hole within the Dripping Springs area. Water from the Hamilton Creek flows down to the limestone outcroppings

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Summer is about to come to an end soon, so let's wrap it up with a nice, juicy, and delicious barbecue feast! Recipes and flavors are truly important when it comes to grilling, but what makes them work are the techniques used. Here are some grilling tips you can take notes from for a successful grilling feast with your friends and family!

Photo by Victoria Shes on Unsplash

1. Preheat the Grill

 

Preheat your grill for 10-20 minutes to make sure that it reaches the right temperature and to kill any bacteria in the grill grate. Your grill should reach 500°F with its lid closed. For high heat, it will range from 400-450°F and 250-300°F for low heat.

 

Heat helps loosens bits of food left on the grill grate and makes it easier to brush

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The battle for the best smart speakers for homes are tough; with recent developments between Google Home vs. Amazon Echo, it might be a challenge in choosing which is better for your home. In this blog, we’ll lay out a comparison guide between Google Home and Amazon Echo, also known as Amazon Alexa, to help you figuring out which is best for your home, needs, and budget!

 

Both smart speakers are booming in the market. Obviously, it does make it easier and convenient for consumers to have these gadgets at home. From news, weather, conversion, facts, controlling the lights and devices in your home, and more; everything is just a “Hey Google...” or “Alexa...” away with these devices. Let’s now start off with the comparison.

 

A Little About

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July. Whew. Where do I start?

Our Team is Growing

First off, our team is growing! We added Morgan and Emily to our team in the last few weeks. You made that possible (and necessary) by being awesome clients and trusting me to help your friends and family too. So thank you!

In the last few months, Emma and I found ourselves in too many situations where we needed to be in two important places as once. We were having conversations like this... "Okay, you're writing up the offer for Jane and John... I'm going to write up the offer for Bob... so... who is going to show that house to James right now because the offer deadline for that is tonight and he needs to get in there."

The first few times this happened, it was exhilarating. Look at me, I'm

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Austin has a great number of delicious restaurants and food trucks around the city. It is known for its traditional barbecue, mouth watering Tex-Mex dishes, and a fusion of different cultures in a plate! Not sure where to start? Here’s a guide to the top places to eat in Austin, Texas!

 

Our guide consists of some of the top-rated restaurants and food trucks in Austin. Get to know more about them below!

1. Chez Zee American Bistro

Photo from Chez Zee American Bistro Website

5406 Balcones Dr

Austin, TX 78731 - $$

 

The family-friendly American restaurant was established in 1989 and is known for their amazing desserts and weekend brunch! They also have a bakery for your pastries and bread. Chez Zee American Bistro specializes in

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Are you visiting Austin for a business trip, seeing a friend, or planning on a vacation in ATX? Well, here are 12 things to expect when visiting Austin, Texas! If you are not sure where to begin with, let us lead you the way to the quirky, hip, and beautiful city of Austin!

 

1. Music

live music in texas

Austin’s music scene is one of the things you will want to look forward to in your visit. Aside from being known as the Bat City, we are also the Live Music Capital of the World! Don’t be surprised if you hear music once you arrived. Austin’s music will greet you from the airport to grocery stores, and anywhere you go. We have over hundreds of venues where you can listen to free, live music.


2. Food

Who doesn’t love food? You’ll never go hungry on your

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Got plans for summer with your family? If not yet, think about this, what’s the best way to beat the heat in Austin? Take a cold drink, make use of the AC, or have some fun and cool down by taking a dip or swimming in these spots within Austin! We have listed 10 Best Family Swimming Spots in Austin, Texas. Check out our list and see if you find a swimming spot near you!

 

1. Barton Springs

One of the most popular swimming spots in Austin is Barton Springs located within the grounds of Zilker Park. Aside from the beautiful houses within the area also lies the recreational outdoor swimming pool filled with water from the Main Barton Spring which is the fourth largest spring in Texas. The temperature hovers between around 68°F to 74°F. Not just

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My forced digital detox

June sent me several blessings in disguise in the form of tech trouble.

First, I dropped my phone in the pool. While the newer iPhones are water-resistant, that doesn’t apply if you drop them, frequently, as I do. So after several days in rice, I accepted that my phone was no more, and filed an insurance claim for a new one.

All told, I spent about 4 days phone-less, and I have to say I have not been that relaxed in years.

This section got way too long, but I still think the content is worthwhile for anyone who is interested in how to live your life with less screen time. So if you're interested, read on here. 

Getting Zen in the Airport

I started this newsletter from the Austin airport when I wasn't sure if we'd

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June sent me several blessings in disguise in the form of tech trouble.

First, I dropped my phone in the pool. While the newer iPhones are water-resistant, that doesn’t apply if you drop them, frequently, as I do. So after several days in rice, I accepted that my phone was no more, and filed an insurance claim for a new one.

All told, I spent about 4 days phoneless, and I have to say I have not been that relaxed in years.

Every time I started to think “Maybe I should check and see if I have any texts/emails/social media messages...” I would realize I couldn’t, and feel a wave of relief. “Whatever might be waiting there,” I thought, “will just have to wait.”

I sent all of my clients an email at the beginning of my cell phone detox letting them

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