Huge Flipboard update integrates Flickr, Google Reader, Facebook Groups and more Flipboard, chronicled first by our Zee, is one of, if not the, best apps on the iPad. Hyperbole? Hardly. Flipboard was recently named iPad app of the year by Apple, featured at the very top of Apple’s “Apps for iPad” page. 5 Great Tools for Social Media Teams As Twitter surpasses 200 million Tweets sent each day, Google launches its own Social Network and Facebook continues to extend its reach, keeping up with everything isn’t easy. I realized that many large companies, but also smaller businesses, have teams at work handling Social Media instead of doing it alone. In the same way in my own startup we have started to heavily rely upon the help of some great tools that help us to cope with the amount of information and interactions. Here are 5 timesaving and easy to use tools, which helped us greatly to deal with the increasing buzz in Social Media. Social Base – Your Social Media To Do List Only a few weeks back, OneForty launched a fantastic new way to handle your team efforts in Social Media.
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A Digital Perspective » Social Media Measurement Tools 3 Steps to Picking the Right Social Media Measurement Tools Understand business outcomeIdentify the social media activityAnalyse the relationship between social media activity and business outcome Then pick a tool. I cannot stress enough how important it is though, to understand that relationship between social media activity and business outcome. That’s where the expertise is, that’s where the ROI is. Posterous Introduces "The Last Email List You'll Ever Need" Today, Posterous, the site we previously referred to as a "minimalist blogging platform", has again expanded its functionality in its own, minimalist fashion. This time, rather than adding rich editing features or increasing social interaction the service has gone and reinvented one of the Internet's "wheels" - the email list. We spoke with Posterous co-founder and CEO Sachin Agarwal yesterday and he told us that the new feature is an "email list on steroids" and that it's "the last email list you'll ever need." "The worst part about Yahoo Groups," Agarwal started off telling us, "is how hard it is to create one of these groups."
22 social media management tools - a wiki in development Social media management tools can help businesses listen to, manage, measure and respond to conversations about their brand on the social web. With more and more social media management tools springing up on the market, it’s hard to keep track of what’s out there. So we’ve come up with a list… Please think of this list as a kind of “wiki” which we will add to over time. We hope it will eventually become a useful social media management tool resource. Staffing Agency Software What is Dialogue’s SMS for Bullhorn service? SMS for Bullhorn is a text messaging recruiting app that integrates with your Bullhorn front office recruiting software. It allows you to communicate via SMS effectively and efficiently with your candidates and contacts, providing an essential service to enhance your staffing agency software. "Everyone reads their text messages and we usually have about 25% of people reply which is a much larger response than we ever had by emailing" John Reed McDonald, Senior Vice President of Operations at PrideStaff
10 Stunning (And Useful) Stats About UPDATE: Follow me at @rohitbhargava if you liked this post! Last month a social media analytics provider named Sysomos released a comprehensive report on Twitter usage. The problem with most analysis on Twitter, though, is that it is limited by the minimal amount of data that Twitter collects. How Consoles are Driving the Download Market - Article Penny Arcade, a well known humorous webcomic strip, decided to vilify the Phantom console on suspicion of Vaporware. For months the front page was filled with Tycho’s diatribes about the multitude of ways an all downloadable content console could go wrong. Turns out, he was right. The only thing useful that came from the project was a lapboard which still hasn’t seen mainstream adaptation. So why am I writing about how consoles are changing the face of downloadable content?
Companies in Social Media Analysis A global reference to the hundreds of companies that offer products and services for listening to what people are saying in social media Navigating the directory The search box (above and at the top right of every entry) is your friend; the directory contains 508 listings. If you prefer to browse the company listings, visit the complete list.
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17 Ways to Visualize the Twitter Universe I just created a new Twitter account, and it got me to thinking about all the data visualization I've seen for Twitter tweets. I felt like I'd seen a lot, and it turns out there are quite a few. Here they are grouped into four categories - network diagrams, maps, analytics, and abstract. Network Diagrams Twitter is a social network with friends (and strangers) linking up with each other and sharing tweets aplenty. These network diagrams attempt to show the relationships that exist among users.