John Patrick Pullen

John Patrick Pullen

Based in Portland, Ore., John Patrick Pullen covers travel, business and tech for Men's Journal, Fortune and others.

4 Tips for Making Memorable Vine Videos
Vine

4 Tips for Making Memorable Vine Videos

Jerome Jarre and Rudy Mancuso of GrapeStory offer expert advice on how to make your Vines worth watching.
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The Six-Second Video Is a Big Business for Brands
Social Media Marketing

The Six-Second Video Is a Big Business for Brands

Gary Vaynerchuk's viral video company, GrapeStory, gets paid up to $25,000 to create sponsored posts for brands on Vine, Instagram on Snapchat.
A Laptop Built for Business Travelers
Laptops

A Laptop Built for Business Travelers

The Samsung Chromebook 2 is light and built for conducting business on the fly.
This Company Makes Motion Capture a Cinch
Business Unusual

This Company Makes Motion Capture a Cinch

OpenStage uses multiple cameras and advanced algorithms to capture and display motion data in real time, no special suites or elaborate setups required.
Meet the Man Leading the Connected-Home Revolution
Nest

Meet the Man Leading the Connected-Home Revolution

Former Apple exec Matt Rogers co-founded Nest, a smart-home product company that went from a garage startup to a $3.2 billion business.
Why This Curated Market for Indie Hardware Is Gaining Traction
Business Unusual

Why This Curated Market for Indie Hardware Is Gaining Traction

Grand St., a curator of independently made electronics and related gear, is one of the few channels to tackle the sprawling maker marketplace.
Travel Tech: 4 Gadgets for Running Your Business on the Fly
Travel Apps

Travel Tech: 4 Gadgets for Running Your Business on the Fly

Productivity tools for outside the office.
The Role of Luck in Business, Investing and Sports
Luck

The Role of Luck in Business, Investing and Sports

Michael J. Mauboussin, head of global financial strategies at Credit Suisse, explores what results in success.
The Lure of the Office Romance
Growth Strategies

The Lure of the Office Romance

Is having employees sign 'love contracts' an effective solution for nipping office love in the bud?
3 Popular Culture Office Romances: Appropriate or Not?
Growth Strategies

3 Popular Culture Office Romances: Appropriate or Not?

Would these workplace flings get HR approval? Evren Esen of the Society for Human Research Management weighs in.
Why You Should Revolt Against the 'Robot Uprising'
Technology

Why You Should Revolt Against the 'Robot Uprising'

Machines have the potential to wipe out 47 percent of the U.S. workforce -- unless small business can help stop them.
A Tech-Driven Apparel Company Pockets Big Sales
Starting a Business

A Tech-Driven Apparel Company Pockets Big Sales

Scottevest has recorded steady revenue growth, expecting to finish 2013 with sales of $10 million.
15 Fun Gadgets to Give to Anyone This Holiday Season
Technology

15 Fun Gadgets to Give to Anyone This Holiday Season

With throwback know-how as well as some of the newest technologies, these gadgets have something for everyone, from tinkerers to tipplers.
3 Alarm Clock Alternatives
Technology

3 Alarm Clock Alternatives

Whether you're a dead-to-the-world sleeper or just prefer to start your mornings with an innovative twist, these third-party smartphone alarm apps will get you going.
Overwhelmed by Applicants, a Restaurant Turns to a Niche Job Site
Growth Strategies

Overwhelmed by Applicants, a Restaurant Turns to a Niche Job Site

After a mediocre experience with Craiglist, a French-Californian restaurant posts an ad on PoachedJobs (a job site for food and beverage industries) and achieves stellar results.