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8 Open Source Projects from Google


For many Google has become the patron saint of open source, and the number of open source projects Google supports or directly develops seems to increase every day. It is a simple browser bookmark that opens the application within your website, making it easy to create sprites, even if you already have a fully-functioning site in place. 4. Google Refine. SpriteMe.

Top Tools for Mobile Marketing


The world of mobile marketing has been in development for several years now and businesses of all stripes have “gone mobile”. The organizations that invest in mobile marketing are the ones who will see the most success. Okay, so you’re ready to launch a mobile marketing campaign for your nonprofit. And, with 1.5 Convinced yet? But where do you begin? Texting Apps.

Social Media On The Farm: Crisis Management, Market Research, Education And APIs

The Realtime Report

As a mobile-friendly platform, Twitter has been used by farmers to share information, check realtime conditions, and connect with customers from its earliest days –  CNN reported on this  as early as 2009. Social Media Case Studies #AgChat #drought12 agriculture API crisis management crowdsource education farm farmers food open food open sourcedrought12.

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T-Mobile G2: My New Mobile Obsession

Ari Herzog

My new obsession is the T-Mobile G2. 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. Asking people around my town what they thought of T-Mobile, their responses were generally favorable. Last night, I ported my 12-year number to T-Mobile. -- Thanks for reading T-Mobile G2: My New Mobile Obsession by Ari Herzog. chuckle as I look back. To Discuss Living/Dead Relationship Technology With New RootsTech Conference

Stay N' Alive

Even more interesting to me is the technology that can make finding and exploring your heritage even easier.  As a former employee of , a former Consultant for and , and a current employee of the LDS Church (who owns ), I think my passion has shown over the years.  In fact, I even have mockups from before Facebook was popular on a way to take my previous Open Source project, Jeans (the original platform for this blog, in fact – click to see my very first post!), to become a Family-oriented Social Network.

Thank you and some free books for Christmas reading

The Way of the Web

‘Insider’s Guide to Mobile: Free Edition’ by Tomi Ahonen. Blogging books ebooks free books gaming hacking inspiration marketing open source pdf Virtual Worlds WritingIt’s the season of goodwill, so it seems a perfect time to say thank you to everyone that’s visited my blog, followed or message me on social networks, or kindly referred me to potential new clients. Plus everyone that’s helped me set-up sites, answered my own questions, and anyone that’s come along to the #DPiP meetups or chatted at conferences etc.

ebay X.Commerce & If Indian eCommerce has Missed the Bus?

Atom Thought Open sourced ecom platform-alongwith mcommerce and hosted shopfront options. PayPal: mobile and web payments (USD1.5B). 6. At the centre of the ebay nervous system is the Open Sourced Web & Mobile Platform- Magento-this platform can enable anyone to start a shop, and enables customers to transact. from a web or mobile platform.

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.

themarketingblog@wordpress on Mobile

The Marketing Blog

Marketing, Social Media & Branding Blogs in India July 14, 2008.8:16 am themarketingblog@wordpress on Mobile Jump to Comments There was a time when mobile version of a website used to be a rarity. The trend appears to have changed now and today’s development-teams have to consider the compatibility of their website/blog with mobile phones. The process of creating a mobile version of your site/blog is pretty easy and takes less than 2 minutes – thanks to a company called MoFuse. Home About In the Media YoMacha: India’s Hot or Not ?

8 Critical SEO and Digital Marketing Opportunities

Adam Sherk

Hosted and Mobile-Specific Article Formats. As a user I like the new hosted and mobile-specific article formats, be that Facebook Instant Articles , Apple News Format or Google’s AMP project. Fast and clean is a good combination, especially on mobile. The open source nature of AMP is a plus but I’m not a fan of having to create separate URLs.

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BitCoin Will Not Vanish just Because It Is Virtual - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Bitcoin is an open-source; that is, its design is public, nobody owns or controls Bitcoin. They are called Casascius Coins, but paying with a Mobile Phone usually remains more convenient. Bitcoins are Digital Currency which are sent easily through the Internet, without the hassle of seeking a third party. The Transactions are secured. They are irreversible by design.

45 Free or Super Cheap Tools for Creating Amazing Visual Content

Writtent Blog

Mobile versions of the app are also available. An open-source option for editing video files available to Windows users, there’s a bit of a learning curve attached to getting the hang of this program. Can you believe there’s a free, open source program that offers many of the same tools used to produce and edit major motion pictures? Infographics and Word Clouds. To Discuss Living/Dead Relationship Technology With New RootsTech Conference

Stay N' Alive

Even more interesting to me is the technology that can make finding and exploring your heritage even easier.  As a former employee of , a former Consultant for and , and a current employee of the LDS Church (who owns ), I think my passion has shown over the years.  In fact, I even have mockups from before Facebook was popular on a way to take my previous Open Source project, Jeans (the original platform for this blog, in fact - click to see my very first post!), to become a Family-oriented Social Network.

Live cross-platform mobile gaming arrives

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Is Open Source the new black? Social networks don’t make students dumb → Live cross-platform mobile gaming arrives July 16th, 2010 · View Comments The idea of gaming with all your friends regardless of which console they use is fairly unusual, even today, but it’s already a reality in the mobile games market.

Supercharge Your Sales Funnel Velocity With Content

Convince & Convert

Acquia , a SaaS company that helps organizations manage their CMS platforms, consistently offers informative webinars on Drupal, the open-source Web content platform that is the backbone of Acquia’s offering. The whitepaper ( Mobile Procurement Evaluation Guide)  details why and how procurement can be effectively managed from a mobile device. Guaranteed. Awareness.

12 Time-Saving Tools for Content Marketers

Convince & Convert

Luckily, no one ever said you have to do it alone—blogs, online magazines, and newspapers are all great sources of inspiration. For instance, it lets you set up A/B tests in your mobile apps, create in-app surveys, and even send customized messages to users based on their behavior. Audacity is an open-source audio editor—and it’s absolutely free. Feedly. MixPanel.

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How Product Hunt Grew to 140k Fans with Automation, Scheduling, and 8 Twitter Profiles

Buffer Social

The team has even open-sourced this code for auto-adding and scheduling tweets via Buffer. The unique way in which they share PH comments as images is all part of an automated tool ( that is open source as well ). From Mike, who built the tool: We built our own open source image generation service, ShareMeow. Image sources: Unsplash , Pablo , Canva.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

This year, colleague Cheryl Burgess and I changed things up a bit, opening the award to nominations but focusing specifically on outstanding men and women who work for technology companies and are active on social media. Carrie played a key role in launching the enterprise-wide integration of social & mobile recruiting, breaking some of the traditional boundaries of HR in the process.

Social Media News Ticker: Embed Tweets Within Tweets on Twitter, Instagram Expands Ads Outside U.S.

The Realtime Report

Twitter’s mobile apps now let you embed tweets inside tweets  - Twitter mobile users on iOS and Android can now embed tweets that are linked to a tweet; it’s a much cleaner look (embedded tweet vs. ugly link), but it’s unclear whether the feature has been rolled out to all users or is simply being tested (The Next Web). Facebook 11.0 Twitter. LinkedIn. YouTube. Instagram.

You've Heard the Rumors. Here are a Few Predictions That "Just Make Sense" For Facebook's F8

Stay N' Alive

Last year I was pretty close in my prediction (I had the code right - just not exactly what the code did - this was all the launch of Facebook's Social Plugins), having got some clues in their open source Javascript SDK that were launched in the code before they were released to developers. An actual Phone based on their Open Hardware initiative? I'd like to respect that.

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


The service integrates with popular apps like Hootsuite, Google Apps for Business, browser extensions and has a mobile app. Teams are able to discuss ideas, share resources and experience in real-time to land sales opportunities, access project updates and other resources via the mobile app as well. ClickMeeting. Nimble. Freedcamp. fine addition. Hootsuite. Podio.

7 steps to shutting down a social media site

Laurel Papworth

Notification email or blog post is sort of pre point 1 – how you open the issue and touching on the other 7 points: Hello. Radar was born a short time later, and focused on delivering a real-time, mobile stream of pictures and conversation shared by you and your friends on any phone… long before the iPhone made this a far easier experience to develop. Offer a contact.

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Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Launches #FirstTweet, Facebook Paper Teams With TED

The Realtime Report

Facebook unveils Hack, a new programming language for writing code faster – in an attempt to speed up writing and testing code, Facebook built a new programming language called Hack; it’s been in use for a year at Facebook, but was released last Thursday as open source (GigaOM). Facebook. Twitter. Any social media updates that we missed? Let us know in the comments below.

19 productivity and time management apps for 2016


Connect all of your devices be it desktop, laptop, or even mobile phone, and synchronize files stored on Dropbox account across all the connected devices. Make the most of every day with Google Calendar, a time management mobile app and web application. You know what they say, ‘time is money’. And, rightly so! Productivity and time management go hand in hand. Basecamp. Dropbox. Toggl.

17 Plugins to Improve Your WordPress Blog

Ari Herzog

The blog platform, as an open source community, is collectively shared by anyone and everyone who contribute code and provide feedback about what works and what needs improvement. WPTouch provides a mobile-friendly view of this blog for smartphones and other mobile devices. Plug photo by Adam Mulligan on Flickr. One of the neat aspects about WordPress is nobody owns it.

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

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. Business Resources from Mashable: – HOW TO: Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business – How Social Data & Mobile Tech Can Improve the Retail Experience – 5 Creative [.]

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What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing

Top Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video Google Buzz Social media Small business Business Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! Really though, it boils down to one thing Truong said during our interview: “How can we mobilize a captivated audience to do something on our behalf?&# New Startup Seeks to Turn Your Mobile.

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A Brief History of the Evolution of Social Technology

Social Media Marketing

Use of emails and phones has become a mobile endeavor that is no longer tied to the home- or office landline and stationary computer. As a result, a good many businesses are now built around primarily the aspect of promoting other businesses through social media (and especially mobile social media) applications. The following is a guest post from David Murton. guest post social medi

21 Content Marketing Tools to Use in 2014

Writtent Blog

While it’s certainly questionable just how efficient it would be to create content on a mobile device, you definitely need the WordPress App if you’re using this CMS and own an Apple device. free, open source tool for capturing and recording audio files? Find your tribe, credible sources, and digital influencers to work with by signing up for BuzzSumo. Evernote. SEMRush.

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5 Tips for Great Content Curation

If you pick up someone’s work and put it on your blog, or mention a fact without crediting the source, you’re not building shared credibility. Also your sources are part of your value, being able to find sources and content that others in your market don’t is key. link] is a new source of Huffington Post like content by and for pets. Today in Mobile.

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

Stay N' Alive

Look at the design of this blog (assuming you're not viewing it on a very small screen or mobile device - more on that in a second) - all this custom design was built using Blogger's own XML format. For instance, to provide an alternate, mobile, version of this theme, I can't just install a plugin to do it. Blogger is not Open Source. This further intrigued me. Plugins.

Looking Into The Social Media Past


Hulu Opens To The Masses Tomorrow , March 2008. I can’t believe it’s only been three years since I’ve added Hulu to my favorites bar. … People all over the world will be able to have more meaningful mobile experiences, better internet applications (read: the end of Microsoft world domination), and easier-to-use interfaces.&#. Android.

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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.

2012 #Nifty50 Top Men in Technology on Twitter

Blue Focus Marketing

John’s University’s Tobin Social Media Ambassadors program, Lee is also an advisor at several New York university business schools, social media organizations, and Internet and mobile startups. Mark Fidelman is an influential leader the subject of Social Business, Cloud/SaaS and Mobile Social Networks and has been featured in the New York Times , Forbes , Techcrunch , and ReadWriteWeb.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Classifieds Trending Stories Sorry, This is Not the End of the PC Era [OPINION] 11 How Are People Using Twitter? It’s now a question of thought-leadership, and being the source of good texts. Sign in with Facebook or Twitter to get started! Used it?

What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

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 [.] Mobile 2.0 Have an account? Do You Need A Community Manager? Or is your campaign focused on educating consumers? Business Headlines] [.]