6 reasons to use Pearltrees Pearltrees is the first and largest social curation community on the Internet. It’s a place to organize, discover and share all the cool content you find online. However, beyond this basic definition, a question remains: why would I want to use Pearltrees? Well, what I want to share with you are six major use cases (or reasons) we’ve identified as being most popular across our entire community of web curators. In addition, I’ll also share with you a couple of interesting ways in which I have put Pearltrees to use for myself. Hopefully, you’ll not only get value in learning how the community uses Pearltrees, but also be inspired to find even more clever and creative ways to use our software yourself. 3. The problem is that aside from searching your personal twitter stream to get back to the cool stuff you tweeted there’s no great way to keep those links at hand. Note: For advanced users you can even hashtag the links you tweet with #PT and the name of a pearltree in your account (e.g.
How to Get the New Profile Design Are you a fan of our new Profile design? While it was previously only displayed on staff Profiles, you can now feature it on your own subdomain, too! Here’s how: Visit any Profile displaying the new design (staff members such as Robin are good people to turn to).Click on the “Upgrade My Profile” link, which will take you to the edit page for new Profiles.Update your Profile information by choosing or uploading a background image, adding Hubs you would like to feature, and inserting URLs for social media profiles you would like to share. You may also want to edit your bio, as hyperlinks will no longer work and long bios will be visually truncated.After clicking “save”, you will be asked to confirm your decision to transition to the new design.Once you have confirmed your intention, the new Profile design will be live on your subdomain! Keep in mind that the shift from the old Profile design to the new one is permanent; you will not be able to go back once you have confirmed the transfer.
Pearltrees - Visually Organize and Share Collections of Files and Links Pearltrees is a visual bookmarking tool that I first tried nearly five years ago. Over the years it has changed in response to feedback from its users. One of those changes was a transition from free-form webs of related files and links to its current format of visual squares and folders. I'm a big fan of the current format. Pearltrees now allows you to organize collections of links, videos, images, and files. Pearltrees offers a handful of ways to share your collections of resources. Applications for EducationPearltrees recently published a good guide to using their service in schools. Last but not least, Pearltrees now offers a slideshow display option that you can use when viewing all of the resources in a collection.
Awesome Stuff! PearlTrees: Social Bookmarking introduces Teams Philosophy and Scientific Life "Hi uncle Archie, thanks for all the inspiring moments, the long heated debates about the galaxy, and for teaching me your philosophy and all of your scientific approaches to visualizing what life is." by Mike Pugh aka Cloud Explorer Without you I don't think I would have became so interested in such topics or so motivated as a youth to seek and quest for such knowledge as the Pythagorean Theorem (Mathematics), quantum physics & the Higgs Boson (CERN), the point of rest theory (The Universe), the three major types of rock (Earth Science), and the Eastern as well as European Oysters ( Oceanography). If it weren't for him I would of never been introduced to the greatest scientific and mathematical minds of Sir Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking, or the likes of Sigmund Freud. His philosophy deals with being a balanced human being, a caring and loving individual who knows how to spread the love for others.
Pearltrees rolls out V1.0 with its Premium Membership Just a few months after we sat down with Pearltrees CEO Patrice LaMothe for an interview about their topping of the US iPhone AppStore, Pearltrees have today announced that their social library has launched it’s v1.0, and is rolling out the long-awaited business model. Pearltrees’ launch is decorated with a few interesting figures: 700,000 collaborators creating 30 million pearls, which attracted 2 million UVs this past month. Currently, any pearl that is created is available for public eyes: your list of tech blogs, photos of your trip to Spain, etc. LaMothe says that users love the social library, but many would like to be able to create private trees. The premium membership will be available for $4.99/month or $49.99/year, and will provide provide the same level of access on desktop, iPhone, and iPad. Given that the company has raised a total of $11.9M over the past few years, this may be good news for investors.
MajorGeeks.com - Download Freeware and Shareware Computer Utilities. Social Networking, Pearltrees & Curation can increase Hubpages Traffic How do the Numbers Add up Statistically here, using Pearltrees I've increased my traffic levels here, using Pearltrees significantly, in the short 5 months I've been a writer for hubpages. This form of social sharing is definitely going to change how you view the web, entirely, and this sharing actually will make hubpages much more popular, once more people catch on to the sharing on Pearltrees as well. I shared my hubs 100+ times on Pearltrees the first week, & I track the stats on both Google Analytics for Hubpages traffic, as well as on Hubpages for pearl stats. Sharing Amongst the social community of Pearltrees Pearltrees is amazing when it comes to sharing hubs, web locations, or any other content that has a URL (web address). There's a Bookmarklet that helps users to pearl as they browse web locations, and its done super fast, since the plugin tool gets embedded into your web browser, shown in the image below.
Free Downloads Encyclopedia Why Social Beats Search That's a controversial post headline and I don't mean that social will always beat search, but there's a rising chorus out there about "content farms" and search optimized content creation that is worth touching on. Arrington started it when he posted about "the end of hand crafted content". Richard MacManus penned a similar post the same day called "Content Farms: Why Media, Blogs, and Google should be worried". And over the weekend, Paul Kedrosky addressed the issue of search spam in his quest to find the perfect dishwasher. When a web service like Google controls a huge amount of web traffic (>50% for many sites), it's going to get spammed up. What's worse, and what Mike and Richard are talking about, is the act of search engine driven content creation. I left this comment at the end of a very long comment thread on Arrington's post: The Internet is a massive content creation machine.
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