Social Media Monitoring and Analysis with SM2 from Techrigy (Alterian SM2) Do you know the process your customers take to buy and connect with you? Their journey is often filled with many steps, stops and starts. What you do to help them along the way makes all the difference in gaining a competitive foothold. Taking action to improve the experiences your customers have within that journey can convert them from shoppers to customers, and then to advocates. 6 New Educational Web Tools for Teachers This week's list of educational web tools has a variety of new services that we have handpicked for you from different blogs and platforms. If you are a teacher whose work eats away all his/her time leaving him/her with no time to go online and digg for some new technology resources to use with their students then dont worry we did the digging for you and here is what we have for you for this week : 1- Bee Clip This is an amzing tool to create digital scrapbooks.
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Six Social Media Trends for 2012 - David Armano by David Armano | 10:25 AM December 12, 2011 Each year at this time, I look forward and predict trends in social media for the coming year. But first, I look back at my predictions from last year. SEO: how can you identify the best keywords? Many of the more generic keywords which drive traffic to websites may be easy to identify, but long tail search terms may be more valuable, as they are associated with more qualified traffic. So how do you identify these keywords and phrases in order to target them? I've been asking the SEO experts about the best tools and techniques for SEO gap analysis...
48 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools Go to the updated version of this post:54 Free Social Media Monitoring Tools [Update 2012] If you want to know what’s happening in the social web you need monitoring tools. Before you get out your credit card and start to spend money try out some of the free social media monitoring services. SmartAsset: An Online Tool To Help You Make Better Financial Decisions Today figuring out how to buy a house is not as easy as it used to be. There are numerous options you need to consider before you make any major financial decision and the more help you can get, the better. Here to add to the list of things that can greatly help homebuyers in their purchasing decision is an online app called SmartAsset. SmartAsset is a free to use online tool that homebuyers can use to analyze their finances and figure out how to go about their major financial decisions.
Mass. governor, MIT announce big data initiative BOSTON—The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gov. Deval Patrick and industry officials announced Wednesday that they will be tackling big data research in an effort to add jobs and increase innovation in the state. MIT President Susan Hockfield joined Patrick, chief technology officer and others to discuss three major big data initiatives. Chief among the initiatives is MIT's new big data research center, known as bigdata(at)CSAIL, which will be run out of the school's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
Faster And Easier Webpage Building With Jetstrap Building webpages has gotten a whole lot easier with Jetstrap, a 100% web-based interface building tool for Twitter Bootstrap. You don’t have to download any software, just log in and start building pages directly on their site. Once you’re done, just export/download your stuff (e.g. HTML, CSS, etc.) and then upload it to any web server of your choosing. Jetstrap does not only make building Bootstrap-based webpages easier but also much faster. It’s very easy to use for both novice and advanced users alike.
The news we can afford I want to see news organizations grow again. But first, they must finish shrinking. They must decide what they can afford to be. That is what is happening with Advance reducing publication schedules and resources in New Orleans and other of its markets. That is what happening with Journal Register as it declares bankruptcy to restructure its liabilities given present reality. The 20 Best iOS And Android Apps Of 2012 Editor’s note: Brad Spirrison is the managing editor of mobile app discovery services Appolicious. Follow him on Twitter @spirrison. Nearly six years after the debut of the iPhone, mobile applications are beginning to mature. The best mobile apps of 2012 – with a few notable exceptions – are more about refined practicality rather than anything revolutionary. So while this year’s list lacks medium-defining breakthroughs like Instagram and Shazam, it showcases new and meaningfully updated apps that simply work better than their competitors. In this age of algorithmic aggregation, we also salute titles that have a decidedly human touch.
Infographics Made Easy With Piktochart Infographics are everywhere these days. There are Tumblrs and blogs full of them, countless articles discussing and collecting them and we can certainly all conjure up a mental image of a memorable infographic. And of course this array of infographics is quite discursive, covering everything from timelines to business data to mixing cocktails. If you want to hop on the infographic bandwagon, you can always try creating an infographic in any old graphic design program you might have. Unfortunately, without a lot of font and image downloads, you won’t be able to capture the characteristic look of the infographics we all know and love.
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