Twist Aims To Replace Those Annoying Texts About Running Late, Raises $6M Led By Bridgescale As many of my friends and colleagues will tell you, I’m someone who’s perpetually running late. As a result, I’m constantly sending out text messages that offer some variation on, “Running 5 minutes late, sorry!” A new startup called Twist promises a smarter, easier approach to sending those messages. When you’ve got a meeting, you can enter the destination, time, and contact info of the participants.
Post, Pin & Tweet - The Best Time to Outreach #SocialMedia When it comes to engaging with your social media following, timing is of the essence. Knowing when to share a link may spell the difference between an Internet sensation and a big letdown. Knowing when the most users are in front of their computer and primed to share your content, can be tricky. Our infographic provides you with the best times and the worst times to post on social media platforms. We’ve included a list of tools dedicated to helping you get your content scheduled and posted at the best time. These tools will help you customize the general guidelines in our infographics and tailor them to your specific audience.
How to Learn Social Media Marketing: 41 Resources for Beginners Social media is one of those marketing channels that can be very powerful ... or very boring. You'll either have a lot of success interacting with your customers, or you'll see little results. Few do social media really well, and those who do see great things come from it. But for everyone who does social media well, there are hundreds of others seemingly spinning their social wheels with no results. For many, social media is simply a place to post links to content they've created in hopes that thousands will see it, click through, and share with their followers. So they have profiles on every network, and every network looks exactly the same; line after line of self-promotion.
How to Delete All Facebook Messages In One Click [Quicktip] Deleting messages on Facebook is not as easy as deleting your email, as Facebook intends to keep your conversation history in Messages and Facebook Chat intact. To delete messages on Facebook, you will need to open the individual message, go to options and start selecting the message you want to delete. If you have many messages, the process can be very time-consuming. 10 Social Media Tools You Need to Stand Out Online Social media is a prevalent part of our personal and professional lives. Between Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and the myriad of social networking sites now available. it is easy to find ourselves sucked into a black hole of unending likes, comments, retweets and shares. There is no doubt that social media is a phenomenal tool to build and grow an online presence. However, managing a social media presence in an effective and productive way can be tricky. With the daily barrage of streaming content, many find the overload enough to leave their head spinning and reason enough to run from social media, never looking back. Yet there’s no denying the power of social media marketing and how necessary it is to a business in today’s online world.
WriteThat.Name’s New Chrome Extension Updates Your Address Book Or CRM With Contact Info Found Online After a little bit of a rough start, the automatic address book updating service WriteThat.Name has become one of my preferred “set it and forget it” tools for keeping things organized. Built by Paris-based Kwaga, WriteThat.Name is one of those under-the-radar technologies that doesn’t get a lot of media attention, but is slowly approaching profitability with more than 40,000 paying users and revenue growth of more than 15 percent month-over-month. For those who missed it the first time around, the company last year launched a service that tackles an area in need of more attention and solutions: the address book. Initially, I’ll admit I was not thrilled with Kwaga’s product. After glowing reviews on the web promised a marvel, I was disappointed to find it engaging in some spammy techniques involving emails sent on your behalf that you couldn’t opt out of without paying.
Data Update: Efficacy of Various Marketing Channels (Social Media Still Top Spot) Data indicate that social media continues to be the fastest growing and most influential marketing channel. Social media is an enormously important component of your overall marketing and communication strategy. In fact, data support it as one of the most efficient and effective channels to engage your users and constituents. IMPACTS tracks data regarding the reach (i.e. the relative efficacy of each channel in terms of its ability to deliver a message within any defined duration), trust (i.e. the perceived credibility of various sources), and amplification (i.e. the re-distribution potential) of various information channels.
Twitter Search, Monitoring, & Analytics With iOS 9, Search lets you look for content from the web, your contacts, apps, nearby places, and more. Powered by Siri, Search offers suggestions and updates results as you type. There are two ways to use Search on your iOS device. Quick Search
Facebook Time Machine: How Much Time Have You Wasted? Facebook will celebrate its 10th birthday next week. Created in a dorm room by Mark Zuckerberg and a few friends, TheFacebook.com came to life on Feb. 4, 2004. In its decade of existence, the social network has attracted 1.1 billion users, and all their pokes, wall posts, baby photos and engagement announcements add up to a whole lot of time. Three Cool and Inexpensive Tools to Track Twitter Hashtags Judging by the outcry over Tweetchat having to close, due to Twitter’s new API restructuring, and the interest shown in replacement platforms, it’s fair to say that Twitter chats continue to be popular for both Twitter users and brands alike. The ease in which topics and conversations can be filtered using the hashtag on Twitter enforces the idea that, when done right, Twitter chats and their attached hashtags are a great way to solicit feedback, user experience, crowdsourcing and more. To make that ease even more effective, here are three cool hashtag trackers that don’t need a second mortgage to use. 1. Tagboard The first platform is one I came across just last week, called Tagboard.