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Open Source Web Management and Design Tools

Idaconcpts

There are several useful free and open source applications available for download that allow you to do everything from designing the graphics for your site to editing blog posts. This list is not comprehensive, but rather provides the categories for each step of website management, as well as open source examples of tools you can use. – HTML Editors. Python.

Client solves Ecommerce for WordPress via Open Source

The Way of the Web

And the other is that it’s one of the first times I’ve been working on a project which is delivering something via Open Source, rather than using OS products as an end user. That means that you can download it, get your store up and running, and take payments via Paypal without having to sign-up for a trial or submit a credit card. So what makes Jigoshop so good?

Facebook Develops Custom 360-Degree Video Stabilization Technology

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Other announcements by the social network at @Scale included the open-sourcing  of its Zstandard compression algorithm and the deployment of its MyRocks next-generation MySQL  storage engine based on RocksDB. By sharing MyRocks with the community through open source, we hope that others can also take advantage of these efficiencies.

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On stage for Jigoshop…

The Way of the Web

I recently popped along to the WordPress London Meetup on behalf of my client, Jigoshop, who provide a free, open-source WordPress eCommerce platform. Here’s the presentation – I attempted to go for extra open source kudos points by using Open Office Impress, which then got merged with Rob’s Mac-based slides via Google Docs, causing all sorts of formatting fun.

If you’re in or near Nottingham tonight or Birmingham tomorrow…

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Regardless of the opinions that he may be difficult to get along with, or whether we should be calling it Free Software or Open Source etc, the fact is that without his work and inspiration, we might not have any of the amazing software which has been produced under the range of ‘Copyleft’ and similar licences, enabling anyone to work with, change, adapt and modify code and evolve it. I’m not a developer, but every day I’m thankful for Linux, Ubuntu, Open Office, Gimp, WordPress and more. He’s also in Edinburgh on August 26th and 28th.

Now Might Be the Time to Switch from Internet Explorer

The Social Media Incubator

Firefox is an open source web browser, which means there is an entire community of volunteer Web developers working on improving the code all the time. Google Chrome is faster than your average Web browser, as long as you don’t have open too many tabs. If you are still using Internet Explorer, you might want to consider replacing it with a better web browser – and soon.

How To Organize A Brand Hackathon (And Why) – Interview With Betabrand’s Chris Lindland

The Realtime Report

” More than 6,000 fans have downloaded the app so far, sharing Sightings with family, friends. Here’s a best of collection on the brand’s Facebook page. I did ask Lindland the obvious question:  Is there any way to tie the app downloads directly back to sweater sales? Asking your customers and fans to hack your brand is about as social as a social business can get. You

Donations as Revenue: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

You can also subscribe/download Social Media Business from iTunes (launches iTunes) to your iPhone or iPod as a video. . Tags: Monetization Money Online Communities revenue social media social networks age of stupid chip in chipin donations drupal fundable joomla LAMP monetize open source paypal donate pledgie pligg Social Media Business sourceforge whedonesque wordpress

Thirteen Tips for Effective Tagging

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Downloads. If you answered yes to any of the questions above, its time try your hand at tagging. A tag is a collaboratively generated, open-ended labeling system that enables Internet users to categorize content such as Web pages, online photographs, and Web links. Jump to Content. Jump to Navigation. Jump to Footer. Search: TechSoup Home. Learning Center. Community. Find Services.

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A Tools Guide to Live streaming on Facebook

Razor Social

Let’s start off with streaming in your office… Your internet connection will have an upload speed and a download speed. Here’s the upload and download speed for our line (see top line in the diagram). When you are watching a live stream, you want to have a high download speed. ” OBS – Open Broadcaster Software. Adding in your sources.

Apple vs Microsoft: Tablet Market Clash between iPad and Windows 8

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But the open source firmware enjoys a clear edge over iPad in escalating popularity. As of February 2012, App Store listed more than 725,700 apps and 25 billion apps were already downloaded by users. So as to promptly gain ground in market with enough apps, Microsoft has even allowed third party open source developers to post apps on Windows Store.

Social Media News Ticker: Instagram Launches Bolt, Foursquare Debuts New Logo, Facebook Drops Gifts

The Realtime Report

Facebook forces users worldwide to download Messenger for mobile chat – Facebook is no longer allowing messaging in its main iPhone and Android apps; now users worldwide must download its standalone Messenger app. Mobile Mobile web, iPad, feature phone, Windows Phone, Paper, and desktop users can still message in their main Facebook apps or sites like before. TechCrunch).

Robust Collaboration Tools to Empower the Modern Social Media Marketing Team

SocialFish

Backed by an open source warranty, the web app simply enables you and your team to get things done with a focus on setting tasks, assigning responsible users, setting timelines and milestones, collecting and reviewing feedback and the ability to create multiple workspaces. These tools are the hallmark of the new industrial revolution that is currently taking place in social. Nimble.

T-Mobile G2: My New Mobile Obsession

Ari Herzog

Here’s a picture I snapped of the two phones side by side : Launching last fall to many positive early reviews , the phone runs on the open source Android operating system and is pre-installed with every mobile application in Google’s arsenal. This works great for me, as I already live and breathe with GMail, Google Voice, Google Maps, and YouTube. I’ve since downloaded a handful of free apps — from Yelp to Bonsai Blast. It’s funny what 12 months does to a person. chuckle as I look back. didn’t downgrade. So far so good. Nothing failed.

The Perfect Family Tree

Stay N' Alive

It should be 100% open (perhaps with privacy controls just for living individuals - still need to work that one out, but we already have many examples to learn from). The system hosting the "family tree" should be 100% open source - this ensures that anyone else who wants to host a compatible system can host it with no worries. It's the essence of open.

Free Culture and Attention as Currency

Waxing UnLyrical

Most web assets from the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Google, Tumblr, Foursquare and a gazillion others appear to be free, opening floodgates of content, ranging from the genius of Wikipedia/ Ushahidi to the apparently innocuous LOLcats. While the repercussion of such an open and free culture invites a discussion in itself, let’s talk about in the context of the startup ambience.

ANNOUNCEMENT: @CKBurgess to speak at #AmplifyFest 2015 @maverickwoman #SocBiz

Blue Focus Marketing

This TED-like event, now in its 10th year, is open to all employees, partners and clients, as well as the public, and with the goal of fostering great conversation and exciting ideas. Re_wire  systems and processes for speed, agility, open innovation and rapid scaling. Register for the 2015 Amplify Festival here ! You can read the full interview here. June can’t come soon enough!

What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing

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To learn more, download our white paper or listen to our webcast as IT marketers discuss the challenges of reaching customers in the current media environment and best practice frameworks for developing successful multi-channel programs. iPhone & iPod Touch Download Mashable for iPhone 152,000+ users iPad Download Mashable for iPad 104,100+ users Nexus One, Droid, Incredible Download Mashable for Android 9,400+ users show QR code The 4th annual Mashable Awards Nominate for your favorite company, person, site or gadget in the 4th Annual Mashable Awards. Mobile 2.0

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4 WordPress Alternatives: the What, Where, and Why

ProBlogger

It’s also designed to be open and transparent, using modern software development techniques in its design. Habari is available as a free download from the project home page. ” Where Habari is more like WordPress in that you can download, install, and configure it yourself, CushyCMS is a fully hosted solution. open source and completely free to use. Ready?

Show 324 - Mining the Social Web

Engaging Brand

To subscribe or listen for  free , you don't need to download anything and all explained at the end of the post. To subscribe or listen for free, you don't need to download anything and all explained at the end of the post. Show 324 of  The Engaging Brand leadership and marketing podcast is ready  just for  you. Do you have to be a technology geek to be able to mine the social web.

Why as a Developer, I Switched to Blogger.com and Why I'm Staying With It

Stay N' Alive

downloaded the XML file, edited it, uploaded it, and tried it out until I got the design I was looking for. Blogger is not Open Source. Since writing for LouisGray.com a few years ago I've been curious about Blogger. Louis Gray used it at the time and he really swore by it. admit I didn't like the interface of Blogger at first. But I was intrigued at what Rick Klau had told me.

Web Design: Creating a Favicon for your site

The Way of the Web

But it’s important both in terms of usability for people to navigate to the right place when they have multiple tabs open, and also for branding and recognition. We use either Photoshop, or the free, open source alternative, GIMP to create the image. Launching or re-designing a website or brand involves a lot of work. What is a Favicon? Filezilla ). Click on Appearance.

The Best Typography Tools To Make Your Blog Super User-Friendly

ProBlogger

After that, as you download certain apps, games, and even templates for word processing software packages, even more fonts are installed. Google fonts is a collection of free, open source web fonts that you can select for your blog or other web content projects. If you find a font that you like, you can click a button to download the font to your computer. FFFFALLBACK.

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

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Be a Source of Relevant Content One way to help community members reach their objectives is to become a great source of content about a topic that they’re interested in. You can also download the white paper [.] You can also download the white paper [.] Have an account? Nothing coming to mind immediately? Me neither. link] Your Business’ Online Community [.]

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7 Steps to Creating Million-Dollar Web Apps (And a Big Announcement)

Viper Chill

Not only that, I’ve interviewed WordPress Rockstar Joost de Valk, author of plugins which have been downloaded millions of times, to see what advice he has for people looking to create plugins — both free and premium. wont pretend that my free plugin releases have been even half as successful as Joost, but with thousands of downloads, they’ve been fairly popular.

Picture This

Social Media Marketing

Similarly, the sources and the rights of images needs to be taken just as seriously as choosing an image. OpenPhoto A little more barebones than the other sites, but with a variety of content that is sourced in a wiki-like way. This license is often compared to open source software licenses. The art of communications and marketing is largely one of storytelling.

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What makes an effective knowledge worker? (Gurteen Knowledge)

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The Gurteen Knowledge Website. Altavista Amazon.co.uk Books Amazon.com Books Wikipedia Collegiate Dictionary Collegiate Thesaurus Daypop Google Google Images Gurteen Hotbot HyperDictionary Translate to French Translate to German Translate to Italian Translate to Portuguese Translate to Spanish Yahoo. Weblog Entry. What makes an effective knowledge worker? Monday 2 October 2006 17:50 GDT. contact.

Twitter Unicode Hashtags

TwiTip

Download it here. August 10, 2010 GuySoft @guysoft Er, also, my title at the top should be “Open Source Community and Physics student&#. However some people use them anyway, so I wrote this Greasemonkey script that adds that support. It should work with any language, highlighting them and adding a search link. August 11, 2010 BebopDesigner @BebopDesigner Cool!

What to Consider When Building an In-House Social Media Team

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In spite of that, it's really good. ;) Autumn Rain People you work or start a project with must have a really open mind and the willingness to learn. iPhone & iPod Touch Download Mashable for iPhone 152,000+ users iPad Download Mashable for iPad 104,100+ users Nexus One, Droid, Incredible Download Mashable for Android 9,400+ users show QR code The 4th annual Mashable Awards Nominate for your favorite company, person, site or gadget in the 4th Annual Mashable Awards. Learn more about it here or keep up with all Webtrends Social products by following its blog.

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HOW TO: Properly Use Badges to Engage Customers

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find myself keeping gameday open on my laptop while I watch the game on TV, just so I have the opportunity to collect the badges. Join the conversation by adding Mashables Pete Cashmore to your Circles on Google+ Close Welcome to Mashable! Sign in with Facebook or Twitter to get started! Have an account? However, social media badges are often maligned as boring or weak. “Badges?

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Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

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It’s now a question of thought-leadership, and being the source of good texts. Join the conversation by adding Mashables Pete Cashmore to your Circles on Google+ Close Welcome to Mashable! Sign in with Facebook or Twitter to get started! Have an account? Follow Jordan on Twitter at @jkretch. Today, the comment section provides a tool to build community engagement around a publisher.

HOW TO: Gain Twitter Influence

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Consider how many people retweet you, what Twitter Lists you’re on, and how many people check out the sources that you recommend when deciding how much influence you have. Pick a Niche If you want to be known as the source for a certain topic on Twitter, make it a very specific topic. When this site launched, larger sites were already established as the go-to sources for the tech space as a whole. All Facebook built a reputation by becoming the go-to source for specifically Facebook Facebook news. To learn how to measure influence, visit [link]. Period.

Get the Most Out of Twitter Hashtags

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Remind attendees of the hashtag constantly: On your website, on your Twitter feed, at the opening remarks, and throughout the day, make a friendly reminder about your hashtag and that you can track the conversation through it. iPhone & iPod Touch Download Mashable for iPhone 152,000+ users iPad Download Mashable for iPad 104,100+ users Nexus One, Droid, Incredible Download Mashable for Android 9,400+ users show QR code The 4th annual Mashable Awards Nominate for your favorite company, person, site or gadget in the 4th Annual Mashable Awards. If you a. Charles E.

5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

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The following five case studies lend insight into how B2B marketers can use social media to generate leads, create specialized communities, improve SEO, become knowledge sources, and strengthen marketing campaigns. Along with these social accounts, the “ Win an Office &# sweepstakes was a great source of leads, as well. “In the past nine months alone we have seen huge successes through the combination of blogging , Twitter , Facebook , online press releases, downloadable reports/case studies and Linkedin ,&# he explained. Learn more. Be a resource.&# 4. thanks!

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5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

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The following five case studies lend insight into how B2B marketers can use social media to generate leads, create specialized communities, improve SEO, become knowledge sources, and strengthen marketing campaigns. Along with these social accounts, the “ Win an Office &# sweepstakes was a great source of leads, as well. “In the past nine months alone we have seen huge successes through the combination of blogging , Twitter , Facebook , online press releases, downloadable reports/case studies and Linkedin ,&# he explained. Learn more. Be a resource.&# 4.

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What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

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Another factor to consider is the type of brand (or campaign) you’re marketing — is your brand involved in awkward, sensitive or taboo subjects that should be addressed via open dialogue? Article Source: Hilton Barbour [.] Have an account? Social media has quickly become de facto for interaction and communication, emerging as the new gateway for consumer influence. Mobile 2.0

First Look: Starbucks Digital Network Is Here

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The New York Times has opened up access to its Reader 2.0 iPhone & iPod Touch Download Mashable for iPhone 152,000+ users iPad Download Mashable for iPad 104,100+ users Nexus One, Droid, Incredible Download Mashable for Android 9,400+ users show QR code The 4th annual Mashable Awards Nominate for your favorite company, person, site or gadget in the 4th Annual Mashable Awards. View More » Business WordPress Founder on the Key to Open. Beginning Wednesday, Starbucks customers who use the free Wi-Fi at more than 6,800 U.S. Duran Goodyear. link] ???

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What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing

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To learn more, download our white paper or listen to our webcast as IT marketers discuss the challenges of reaching customers in the current media environment and best practice frameworks for developing successful multi-channel programs. iPhone & iPod Touch Download Mashable for iPhone 152,000+ users iPad Download Mashable for iPad 104,100+ users Nexus One, Droid, Incredible Download Mashable for Android 9,400+ users show QR code The 4th annual Mashable Awards Nominate for your favorite company, person, site or gadget in the 4th Annual Mashable Awards. Mobile 2.0

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Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing

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Mashable | The Social Media Guide Viral Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video About Mashable Company About Us Advertise Submit News Contact Us Announcements Resources Guidebooks Lists How To Trending Twitter List Directory Mashable Awards Subscriptions Partners W3 EDGE Rackspace Concentric Sky DynDNS Intridea Welcome to Mashable! Have an account? Social media has come of age. link] [.]

Should You Outsource Your Social Media Efforts?

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April 11, 2011 by Leyl Master Black View Comments email share email share This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum , where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and technology in small business. Have an account? According to a recent MerchantCircle survey of 8,500 small businesses across the U.S., How do you measure ROI? Mobile 2.0

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