Seesmic Focuses On The Social Enterprise; Debuts Android, iPad Apps For Salesforce CRM Social application developer Seesmic is making a big move into the social enterprise and is debuting a dedicated Android app and iPad app for Salesforce’s CRM product (Windows Phone 7 will also be added soon), called Seesmic CRM. The Android app will be launched tomorrow morning at Salesforce’s annual conference, Dreamforce, and Seesmic will launch the iPad app in a few weeks. For background, Seesmic, which was founded by French entrepreneur Loic Le Meur, helps you monitor and track the social web. Seesmic’s desktop, web, and mobile clients integrate with Twitter, Facebook and other social networks. The bonus of using an app like Seesmic is the ability to aggregate your streams from a number of social web services, like YouTube, Foursquare, Techmeme, LinkedIn and others. But of late, Seesmic has been dabbling in the enterprise and launching more business-focused features.
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How We Tweet: The Definitive List of the Top Twitter Clients Last November we put up a guide to the most popular Twitter clients. For that post we looked at a random sample of 717 tweets from a handful of heavy Twitter users and identified 19 different ways people interacted with the service. Twitter has one of the fastest growing application ecosystems of any web service outside of Facebook. For this post, we looked at 37,248 tweets and found 142 different ways in which people interact with the Twitter service. Some of the results, which follow below, were rather surprising. How We Gathered Data
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FastCustomer Raises $750K So You Don’t Have To Wait On Hold Call hold deferral app FastCustomer is announcing that it has raised $750K worth of seed funding from 500 Startups, Bullet Time Ventures, Andrew Warner, Maneesh Arora, Fortify.vc, Carnet Williams, Tom Kulzer and Henry Parry-Okeden. Attempting to finally alleviate long hold times for people who have better things to do than wait on hold (um, all of us), FastCustomer lets you register your phone number via an app and then allows you select from one of 2500 companies you’d like to call, offering to call you back when there’s a human available to talk to. The app is in the same space as Lucyphone and Fonolo but differentiates itself by streamlining the process into one click. Fast Customer CEO Aaron Dragushan tells me that since February the service has saved users over 500K minutes on hold and now has 50K users across both its iPhone and Android apps.
16 case studies that prove Social CRM Posted on January 13, 2011 by Rob Petersen inShare13 Many expect Social CRM to be a hot phrase in 2011. It should be because the three most influential factors a person uses to decide whether or not to do business with a company are: Personal experience (98%)Company’s reputation or brand (92%)Recommendations from friends and family (88%) 20 best iPad productivity apps Bento 4 for iPad If you're constantly scrolling through spreadsheets 47 columns wide just to read your data, Bento can help. This little-brother to Filemaker is at heart a database app, but don't let that scare you. The baked in designs can help turn even the scariest spreadsheets into something you actually enjoy looking at. With powerful search capabilities, Bento simplifies drilling down to just the data you need, and it's flexible enough to work with numbers, text, images, and anything else you have to keep organized.