4 iPad Apps for Writers
APRIL 21, 2012
If you’re a writer, the iPad has a plethora of applications available for all of your creative, scholarly and professional needs. The following article provides a description of four good apps for writing on the iPad. Each has different features to suit your different tastes. In There is also a word count feature. Novel Idea. Price: Free’ $1.99 Clean Writer.
Facebook Tip: Changing From Mobile To Desktop View On Your iPad Or Tablet
DECEMBER 23, 2012
First, I had an iPad and then eventually switched to an ASUS Transformer as my primary gadget. So in an effort to not duplicate solutions created by others, I consulted Google and conducted searches for: tablet switch facebook mobile – Nope. desktop facebook on ipad - Nope. But what about iPad users? But don’t lose hope iPad users. No easy fix. Cheers!
Best iOS6 Features for Business Users
OCTOBER 11, 2012
It has loads of impressive features which are best suited for business professionals. are few features which can help this operating system to get nominated for “Best OS for business” this year. Read further to understand some of its fabulous features for business and map your requirements better. There is a saviour for you, VIP Mail feature. How will you save yourself?
New Twitter Features Summed Up
DECEMBER 13, 2011
As you use Twitter, the feature will be better at serving you content. According to Twitter, if you install the new version on your iPhone, iPad or Android device, you will be updated to the new version next time you log on. How To Create a Presence on Google+. Here’s a sum up of the most prominent changes: Twitter redesign. Launches brand pages. infographic].
Apple vs Microsoft: Tablet Market Clash between iPad and Windows 8
MAY 11, 2012
Besides Google Android, the tablet king Apple iPad is about to get a taut rival in Windows 8. A row of Windows 8-based tablets are to enter to the scene later this 2012. Maybe, Google’s Android might not have overcome Apple iPad in number of products sold. But the open source firmware enjoys a clear edge over iPad in escalating popularity.
Rumors on Upcoming iPhone 5 and iPad 3
JULY 12, 2011
iPad 2s and iPhone 4s are flying off shelves, but Apple is not going to leave all of 2011 to two single product releases. This has many specialists asking, when are iPad 3s and iPhone 5s going to be seen on store shelves? Due to a large increase of purchases on top of the generic supplies for the iPhone 4 and iPad 2, it has many people beginning to ask questions and make guesses.
Google Hangouts just get better and better
JULY 1, 2013
When we first started using Google+ Hangouts for our show The Friday Hangout the interface was pretty glitchy. Google has continually improving the Hangout interface and features and now we really have a lot to work with on desktop and mobile devices. They’ve just added another major update to the mobile app too and besides the bug fixes there are a lot of new features.
Motorola XOOM Android Tablet – A Fair Rival to Apple’s iPad
JUNE 16, 2011
This is not at all surprising considering the features it boasts: Android 3.0 It comes with 3G from Verizon out of the box (a 4G LTE upgrade is on the way), integrated GPS and Google Maps, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 2.1 Features. In addition, Google Chrome users can sync their bookmarks. Honeycomb with holographic UI design. 10.1-in HD multi-touch screen. Great for business.
How the Google+ Hype Lost Its Mojo
OCTOBER 4, 2011
If you read some top social media blogs , it’s clear that Google+ is the hottest thing since the launch of the iPad. Though no one seems able to discern interaction or retention rates from the earliest adopters, Google+ growth has reignited in September. Some of this has to do with retention and frequency of use, but the Google+ blues have deeper roots.
Dr. Houzz Reveals a Widget-Flawed Google Algorithm
APRIL 7, 2014
Dr. Houzz Analysis of Another Brand That Makes Their Own Rules. A few weeks ago one of my eagle-eyed readers in the home improvement niche showed me some rankings for a website named Houzz. I’d never heard of them so was quite surprised to see them literally dominating their industry’s search results, in some cases occupying 17 of the first 20 Google search results. Slashfilm.
4 Lessons from Responsive Design for CMOs
Buzz Marketing for Technology
FEBRUARY 12, 2014
Pinch, swipe and zoom are features that smartphone and tablet users know and love. In the early days of responsive design, it was said that these were features that couldn’t be tapped into. Related posts: Why CMOs Should Stop Being Addicted to Pay-per-Click Ads Back in 2001, when Google AdWords was just launched, I. Rule #1: Don’t Become Complacent. Rule #2: Always Be Refining.
50 Great Apps for Your iPad
JULY 12, 2010
Wondering what apps to install on your iPad? Hoping an iPad-optimized one is released soon. Dictionary.com – Dictionary for your iPad. Adobe Ideas 1.0 – Sketchbook for your iPad. GoodReader – Integrates with Google Docs, Dropbox, box.net and other services. Twitterific – My favourite Twitter app for the iPad so far. On your iPad.
How to Create Visual Content for Social Media on the Fly
APRIL 29, 2014
Pic Monkey is an amazing desktop app that lets you do everything from making photo and image collages to quickly designing Facebook cover photos, banners, featured posts, avatars and more. They’ve already plugged in the exact sizes you need for newsfeed images, profile photos, cover photos and featured posts for pretty much every social media site you can think of. So cool.
Technology Removes Technology
SEPTEMBER 22, 2012
What do you make of the meteoric rise of the iPhone and iPad ? They're all valid reasons why these products (and a lot of what Google is doing with Android or what Amazon is doing with Kindle ) have the exponential growth and economic engines that are making every other business jealous of them. Take a look at the Google homepage and then take a look at your web experience.
10 Tips For Taking A Vacation From Social Media
FEBRUARY 22, 2012
Believe me, it’s difficult to resist the temptation to check your Facebook feed, especially when you have your phone out to search Google Maps for the closest coffee shop. Not eBooks, not PDFs loaded onto your iPad or tablet. By bringing physical books, you won’t be tempted to switch over to Facebook after finishing a chapter on your iPad or tablet. Who pinned what?
Digital, Social, Brands in 60 Seconds [Infographic]
APRIL 26, 2012
There is no shortage of content and people developing that content. I’m also interested in the stat of how many people are posting on Facebook (695,000+) compared to how many people are searching Google (694,445+). Google used to be the center of everything someone did online. found it so interesting that I’d thought I’d write a post and share it.
Writing Around the Web – Social Media ROI, Google+, and Local Search
AUGUST 2, 2011
Featured Post – Social Media ROI with Google Anlaytics 5. This month’s featured piece just went live today and is part of the 2011 Conversion-Fest Blogging Contest. The thing I have been been trying to win for over a year now – a brand new iPad! How to Get Started with Google+ – I wrote this post based on my first day on Google+ experience.
The Billion Dollar Branding Play
MAY 28, 2013
And, while the discourse continues, we''re now hearing rumors about a few other billion (or close to it) dollar acquisitions that could be right around the corner as Waze deliberates between Google or Facebook and Yahoo could also be looking to pick up Hulu. The jury found that critical features of the Samsung smartphones and tablets design were copied from Apple''s iPhone and iPad. google. What is Yahoo going to do with Tumblr? What is Tumblr going to become with Yahoo? Those seem to be the billion dollar questions, these days. Are we asking the right questions?
The Evolution Of Apps
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
Long Live The Internet ?) to the pending dominance of smartphones and iPad -like devices. On a personal note, I was loving the ability to buy books through my Kindle app on both iPhone and iPad, and became frustrated that this feature set was removed because of Apple's business reasons. google. advertising amazon android app appstore apple digitalexperience financialtimes google html5 ipad iphone itunes kindle kindlecloudreader marketing media mediahacker newmedia smartphone tablet techcrunch thehuffingtonpost walmart web wiredmagazineVery excited.
Fetching Friday – Resources, iPad Contest & Third Tribe Benefits
MAY 28, 2010
This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, the last few days to join Third Tribe at a good rate, and an easy iPad contest. Is Google waging a war on guest bloggers – their advice on guest blogging vs. writing for your own site. New privacy features – will it satisfy everyone and really be simpler or will they still leave ? Google confirms Mayday update impacts longtail traffic – or why you might be receiving less traffic from Google lately. Let’s Win an iPad Together! Facebook.
The Pros and Cons of the Top Web Browsers
The Social Media Incubator
JULY 15, 2013
There are four major web browsers that are most utilized: Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Safari. GOOGLE CHROME. Pros: Faster page-load times, provides all security features, contains an iOS (iPhone, iPad) browser, extremely fast download and use (primarily for Mac users). What web browser do you use? So which browser is best? INTERNET EXPLORER.
The Productive Online Business Toolbox: My Must-Have Tools
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
MARCH 22, 2011
also have the Google Calendar gadget on my Gmail sidebar, so I have an easy way to access my upcoming meetings, appointments, and phone calls. Get notifications via Gmail Notifier : Google Notifier is a small app that tells me about new incoming email, much like Outlook does with its native app. Google Docs. I don’t live in Google Docs. really like this feature.
iPad saves the Page Advertising Business
Buzz Marketing for Technology
MAY 4, 2010
I was just reading BtoB Magazine ’s latest issue and an article called Publishers pin hopes on iPad caught my attention enough to blog about it. According to the article Jason Snell the editor of IDG’s Macworld – is building an iPad application for his magazine with the promise of a digital version of his magazine on the iPad. Answer – Yes I think it could! Tweet This!
The New Business Traveler
SEPTEMBER 27, 2011
This feature is enhanced by the fact that I can detach the backpack and still place the luggage in the overhead bin of smaller planes (and yes, this includes the planes where passengers are asked to gate-check their carry-ons). As a bonus, it also keeps your historical travel information stored in one area that allows you can see how many miles you have travelled as it ties into Google Maps to show pinpoints for all of your excursions. Another great app is FlightTrack Pro (for iPhone , iPad and Android ). google maps. Never check baggage. " It's not true. skype.
What TV Is And What Will Never Be
JULY 31, 2013
You can tell us how exciting Google ''s new Chromecast is (and, yes, it''s very exciting), and you can even convince me that more and more people are using their smartphones as companion devices to television. Changing these screens to be touchable (like an iPad ) may be an eventuality, but we like to watch. Will TV screens become the next iteration of Google Glass , whereby we don''t need the glasses but all of our screens can be interacted with through voice commands or heard via bone conduction devices? Maybe we do want our TVs to be a bigger iPad. google.
My Love Affair With Pocket
DECEMBER 24, 2013
Over the years, other services came online, Delicious got acquired by Yahoo , RSS readers (like Google Reader ) came into play and, well, things just started getting messy again. From taking physical notes of things to check out, to using Google Reader to having specific folders in my email program for areas of interest. Perhaps one of the best features of Pocket is (much like Instapaper), is that once you save something in the app, it automatically downloads the content. google. google reader. Where do you save and read your online content? It''s not. email.
How To Blog In 2014
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
love Pocket, because it works great across all screens (iPhone, iPad and MacBook Air). The killer functionality that it had (that all other blogging software lacked) was an auto linking feature that allowed me to save my links. Any time that I typed in a word that had been saved to the "auto linking" feature it would automatically create the link for me, but only for the first instance that I typed the specific word (or phrase) in a blog post. This feature is not only a time-saver but a life-saver, because I love a blog post that is properly linked-up. google.
Can you Run your Business with only an IPad?
FEBRUARY 26, 2010
Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Can you Run your Business with only an IPad? February 26, 2010 by Taylor Marek That is the question my mentor, Paul Colligan , posed to us recently over Twitter : Can I run my business for 30 days with nothing but an IPad? The interesting feature about the IPad, which I foreshadowed in my first post ( The Apple iPad. and i bet Paul is going to find some very creative ways to create content on the iPad. What do you think?
So What’s The Big Deal About Google + Your World? Will It Kill Facebook And Twitter?
FEBRUARY 1, 2012
Here we go again…Google treading in areas that it just doesn’t seem to “get” Don’t get me wrong. I am a HUGE Google fan, owning Android phones, using GMail as my email client, and Chrome as my primary browser. And, of course, I use Google as my search engine of choice. Remember when Google + was going to kill Facebook and Twitter? Not Yet.
Top Tools for Mobile Marketing
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
Let’s start with an awesome list of tools to bring your nonprofit into the future: Consider joining Google for Nonprofits , which offers free Google tools to nonprofit organizations. Some of its best mobile features are: Google Earth Outreach is a mapping tool that allows supporters to see your work. Apple Pay : A brand new payment app for iPhone and iPad users.
Association Social Media: International Reading Association
OCTOBER 29, 2014
IRA has an active presence on Twitter , Facebook , Pinterest , and Google+ daily. There aren’t any hard and fast rules for what we’ll post where, but we do know that anything tech gets a lot of play on Google+. And on October 28 , we offered our first Google Hangout on Air with Ruth and four children’s book authors. Case Study Featured Who do you report to? .
Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Debuts New Ad Types, Vine Gets Direct Video Messaging
The Realtime Report
APRIL 7, 2014
Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube: Vine adds direct messaging via video (photo: Vine blog). Google+. Social Media News Ticker direct messaging emoji Facebook Google Plus Kantar Twitter Twitter ads Twitter search video messaging Vine Youtube Facebook. Twitter.
New Year, New Trends Roundup For Ya!
JANUARY 9, 2013
Wondering why you can’t see anything going on in Google+? When you think about mobile, stop thinking “this has to work on an iPad and an iPhone” Mobile is not about that. Debunking the Hype Featured From the Trenches Industry Insider Social, In Theory Useful DataIt’s that time of year where everyone is talking about trends. Read it and weep.
Find Out How to Increase Traffic, Engagement, and Social Shares Today
SEPTEMBER 3, 2013
For starters, I entered six more guest blogging contests and ultimately won in the neighborhood of $9,000 in prizes (mostly cash plus an iPad and some premium memberships). Not only that, but lots of new tools and social networks have risen while others have faded into obscurity (or were bought by Google and then subsequently retired). Blog Marketing Featured Ready to Dive In?
Podcast Promotion: 7 Smart Ways To Improve Your Social Sharing
MAY 31, 2016
You only have seventy characters for Google’s snippet which is what shows in Google’s results for blog articles. Use this tool to test your title and optimize for Google search results. I use the free Yoast SEO plugin which has this feature baked in. Here are seven smart ways that you can improve your podcast promotion that are totally doable. Perfect!
9 Videos on the Digital Future
APRIL 1, 2013
This groundbreaking conference features seven media technologies most likely to impact businesses and marketers in the immediate future. This smaller intimate conference features limited attendance to ensure maximum learning and networking. Each session features a gladiator like format with 15 minutes dedicated to speaking and 30 minutes of question and answer from the audience.
46 Travel Tools to Optimize Your Next Vacation
Convince & Convert
MAY 30, 2012
Flight Tracker – Only free flight tracking/flight status app (iPad, iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Windows). iPad, iPhone and iTouch). Web, iPad, iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Windows) . iPhone, iPad). Web, iPhone, iPad). Vacationist - Vacationist is a members-only website featuring exclusive sales for stays at fine hotels (Web). iPhone, iPad, Android).
Book Excerpt: The Death of Facebook
JULY 23, 2011
It literally watches competitors create new features, and then it incorporates those functionalities into its network, competing head-to-head in that functional space. Facebook relies on its incredibly large user base to accept and use the new features. Facebook Video competes with YouTube (this feature does as well as a McRib sandwich on market share). Ice cream? Salad?
Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User
AUGUST 1, 2010
They can be cds/dvds, software for your office, downloadable whitepapers and books on an iPad, ringtones, music/videos on the iTunes store, films on DVD, images like backgrounds and avatars. The current emphasis on rewards of credits going to Facebook Advertising implies that Facebook are going hungrily after Google’s Adsense/Adwords revenue. Foursquare? local photo forum?
Gin and Topics: The Shiny, New Penny
JULY 15, 2011
In fact, I may have to marry it and have it join my iPhone, iPad, Trek Madone , and Westone earphones family. First Google+ and now Spotify. Do you think it was the announcement of the Facebook video feature? Launching the Google+ Expert Training Course. Google+, Digital Sneetches, and Getting Real Value from A New Tool. Exciting couple of weeks. hope not.
Why Buffer, HootSuite and Post Planner are the Holy Trinity of Managing Social Media
JUNE 21, 2012
And just to go back to the scheduling feature, when people ask me to help them promote specific events, fundraisers, etc. find this feature very useful; I can simply copy a post and bung it in at various points in the “publisher” view, making minor edits if I want. It’s “status ideas” feature is just genius. e. What to do? Such is life. ” 1.
50 Shortcuts to Create Visual Content for Social Media
MARCH 4, 2016
You can use Google Docs or Dropbox for this document. Or even Evernote. You can do dozens of short tutorials, within Canva, so you learn WHILE using the tool. I learned how to use the “Blur” feature below to make the text or icons stand out on a post: Stuck? You can use dozens of elements and cool photo editing features and tricks that PicMonkey add to each theme.
Social Media Updates January
FEBRUARY 8, 2016
Facebook Introduces Audience Optimization for Publishers: Do you want more organic engagement for your posts? A new feature was rolled out by Facebook, aimed at providing an organic targeting tool to better reach and engage with their audiences. This new feature makes it easier to increase your contact base and fill your feed with useful content from people who matter. Facebook.