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If you're trying to grow your startup you've come to the right place. Get my 170-page ebook on how to grow a startup and join thousands of self-funded entrepreneurs by subscribing to my newsletter at right. Here’s a screencast I recently recorded with Derek Halpern of Social Triggers where he gives me a thorough review of the marketing website for my book Start Small, Stay Small: A Developer’s Guide to Launching a Startup , with specific ideas on improving conversions. Once you’re too close to a design it’s hard to view it with an objective eye.
If This Then That (Ifttt) has been quietly building a tool to help you automatically share information from one web service into another web service. Buffer , meanwhile, has been quietly building a tool to help you schedule sharing from any web service, so people who read what you share get a pleasantly staggered stream of information rather than one big blast. Today, the two relatively under-the-radar startups are partnering to make it easy to first automatically share and schedule your shared information from one service to others. It’s clever (although a little tricky to set up at first) and something that more and more people are going to want to use to share information the right way for their friends and followers. Here’s a personal example, in case this all sounds too abstract. Let’s say I want to automatically share all TechCrunch posts about Facebook to my Facebook-fascinated fans on my Facebook page over the course of the day.
So you're on twitter , facebook , goodreads and god knows where else. You've got a blog. What next? Firstly, get all of your networks linked. Sites like twitter and facebook have loads of plug-ins that will let you link your other sites to them (see those links on the right prompting you to 'like' this blog, or follow me on twitter?)
November 15, 2011: [Follow Me on Twitter] “In a brand new direction A change of perception On a brand new trajection” - UB40 [Disclosure: Benchmark Capital is a major investor in Twitter, and my partner Peter Fenton sits on the Twitter BOD.] Twitter is having a remarkable year. Active users have soared to over 100 million per month, with daily actives now above 50 million.