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4 Essential Business Productivity iPad Apps


Has the versatility of the iPad left you searching the app store for that perfect solution to your busy business life? The iPad has developed into a solution for almost every problem you can come across, heck, you can even order Chipotle to-go on this thing! Let’s review the top 4 iPad apps that turn your tablet into a productive business tool. Evernote. Repeat. Dropbox.

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New Twitter Features Summed Up


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. Social Network Twitter brand page customer service new twitter design redesign twitter app Twitter features Twitter for brands Twitter for businesses

#ASAE11 iPad app rants and raves


This year, I will be using the new #ASAE11 iPad app. I would say that I’ll look super-cool carrying around nothing but my iPad, except that my first-generation iPad is so last year. As you can see, I love the new iPad app. There’s also a cool Notes feature that I plan to try out. If you see me in St Louis with my nose in my iPad, come say hello!

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Rumors on Upcoming iPhone 5 and iPad 3


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? Upcoming Features. With these dates coming up quickly, many are wondering what new features that these two platforms are going to bring.

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


Besides Google Android, the tablet king Apple iPad is about to get a taut rival in Windows 8. 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. New iPad Vs Windows 8 tablets. Apple has just unveiled its third generation iPad, called the new iPad.

Why I Am Attending Blog World Expo 2011 Plus a 20% Off Discount Code


For those who missed out on Blog World Expo in New York comes the West Coast event – Blog World Expo 2011 in Los Angeles on November 3rd – 5th. Be sure to bring business cards to – many do some major giveaways of free iPads, iPhones, books, and other great items! Great Education for Bloggers at the Blogging Success Summit 2011. Blogging Featured1,297.

How to Set Up iCloud for All Your Apple Devices


It stores information securely and effortlessly on your Apple devices such as the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or PC and has the ability to connect up to 10 devices. iPad or iPad 2. A neat feature about iCloud is the Storage and Backup option. iCloud: The New Way of Storing. What iCloud can do is simply remarkable and can be described as the new wave of technology. .

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15 Blogger Resources Not Previously Featured on ProBlogger


Here, we’ve listed 15 blog tools and resources you may not have heard of (none have been featured in ProBlogger articles prior to now—we checked!). Also note: Timely is free, but the pro account features also include letting you post to Facebook. Features worth noting: You can cut to close-ups of the host or caller, making your production look extremely professional. Hello Bar.

Social Sharing – Getting News Content Right in 2011

Proactive Report

Take this headline: Social Sharing–How to Get Your News Content Right in 2011 is only 57 characters long. The How to get your news content right in 2011 is hopefully the part that will pique the interest, get PR people to read the post and share it with others. When it is first tweeted it will look like this: Social Sharing – Getting News Content Right in 2011 [link] #PRTips.

The Productive Online Business Toolbox: My Must-Have Tools

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I know desktop notifications now exist, but I guess the developers of that new feature didn’t realize a better tool that isn’t confined to Chrome has been around for 5 years now. That alone is a feature that I absolutely love. You can unlock premium features for $1/month, which is totally worth it and I have a 2-year license at this time. I really like this feature.


Spin Sucks

If you are clever enough to react to breaking news very quickly, providing credible content in a blog post, tweet, or media alert that features the keyword of the moment, you may be rewarded with a bonanza of media attention. This clever newsjack got the LFB huge attention, as the offer to Winslet was featured by news outlets worldwide. Most suck. The real-time web. Newsjacking.

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The New Business Traveler

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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). Another great app is FlightTrack Pro (for iPhone , iPad and Android ). The alarm feature on your smartphone will always be much more reliable than the hotel's wake-up service (if you travel enough, you know how often that fails), and iTunes is the biggest game-changer for the business traveler. Never check baggage. " It's not true. Meet-up.

Microsoft Office for Android and iOS? Adobe holds the answer.

Josh S Peters

I recently read an interesting article on The Guardian about Microsoft releasing apps for the iPad. Yet, in the same breath, they want to capture the mobile working crowd and they can’t expect everyone to abandon their iPads and Android Tablets for a Windows 8 tablet or to pay several hundred dollars for an office suite app. Featuring the full Office Suite.”

HOW TO: Grow your Facebook Page by 17% in 1 week!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

There are a few best practices that Dennis shared with me on this tab feature as well and that is … the size and color of the arrow matter! Related posts: iPad saves the Page Advertising Business I was just reading BtoB Magazine’s latest issue and an. No this isn’t a scam or a trick to get you to buy one of my books (but please don’t let that stop you from doing so). Bingo that’s it!

How the New Delicious Stacks Up

Social Media Marketing

It's very reminiscent of Flipboard or other similar iPad apps that rely on a thumbnail and a headline to encourage further exploration. The images are taken from a new feature on the site called Stacks. Are there any creative uses of the new Stacks feature that you can think of? In the last week, we've seen major changes from Google+ and Facebook. Until today, that is.

The Rise and Rise of Apple Inc


Apple II, released a year later in 1977, improved several aspects of the original model as well as offering features to make it more attractive to non-computer users. The phenomenal success of the iPod laid the foundations for future products including the Apple iPhone, MacBook and Apple iPad. million iPhones in the first three months of 2011, as the companies stock continues to rise.

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Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing

Businesses can leverage this very effectively in product design by soliciting input from the end user on what features they prefer in the product. Getting feature specific intelligence from the customer can help in building a product that caters to most of the population and also helps in building a sense of loyalty among the user base. Januar 2011 bis Do, 13. Have an account?

Gin and Topics: The Shiny, New Penny

Spin Sucks

In fact, I may have to marry it and have it join my iPhone, iPad, Trek Madone , and Westone earphones family. Do you think it was the announcement of the Facebook video feature? Gin and Topics: The Shiny, New Penny originally appeared on Spin Sucks on July 15, 2011. I’m super excited about the launch of Spotify in the U.S. Exciting couple of weeks. I hope not. I know.

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

Stay N' Alive

They'll also probably provide native apps for photo sharing and other native-only features of phones so that HTML5 apps can easily tie in and integrate with those features, under Facebook's control. This is also why they'll launch an iPad app - it gives them more control. The thing is, this year I'm stumped. I'd like to respect that. The HTML5 App Market and Platform (Spartan).

The Evolution Of Apps

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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. 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 wiredmagazineIs everything moving full circle back to the Web? Very excited.

Apple Turns Its i To Television

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At the top of the trending rumors for the next version of the iPad (iPad 3 - for those keeping score at home) is that it will have retina display. The everyday user of the iPhone 4 probably doesn't realize how powerful this feature-set is for the mobile device. It's also a feature that Apple apparently struggled to get into the iPad 2, but simply couldn't get it perfected in time (it's also important to note that all of these stories are based on hearsay as Apple never speaks publicly about product development, challenges, upcoming devices, applications or features).

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Tweet late, email early, and don’t forget about Saturday: Using data to develop a social media strategy » Nieman Journalism Lab

What will 2011 bring for the future of news? A fuzzy start for the much-anticipated launch of Rupert Murdoch’s iPad newspaper. You can manually enable the feature right here: [link] 33 mins ago So if you jump the NYT's paywall.are you stealing? That’s according to Dan Zarrella , a social media researcher (with 33,000 followers himself ). is 4 p.m., Go figure.

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

March 13th - 14th, 2011. 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?

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A Different (Unique And Perfect) Gift-Giving Guide

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From traditional print media to Blogs and Facebook postings, it's been a very generic lot of boring recommendations (from iPads , Kindles and iPods to fancy cases for iPads, Kindles and iPods). You add this on to your Apple power supply and it enables you to charge your iPad or iPhone simultaneously with your computer. Chances are that you're still scrambling for some of your last minute gifts this holiday season. I usually leave the hardest to shop for last (plus, I'm a firm believer that were it not for the last minute, nothing would get done). PlugBug. Mighty Wallet.

How the Google+ Hype Lost Its Mojo

Geoff Livingston

If you read some top social media blogs , it’s clear that Google+ is the hottest thing since the launch of the iPad. There is no equivalent of the F8 conference or feature season for Google+. Others believe the fledgling social network is dying , with dramatic declines in interactivity. Estimates have the network at 50 million users currently. Numbers are not well reported.

Reason Number 1,000,000 Not to Depend on Facebook: They’re Removing the Discussion Tab From Pages


How about because now when you pull down to refresh a Facebook feed from the iPad app–be it a group or your own news feed–it automatically kicks you over to random YouTube videos? Or, in the case of association pages like the one I admin, that the discussion tab is a popular feature and not only frequently used for ongoing engagement but also a useful archive dating back three years? I make no bones about my ongoing love/hate relationship with Facebook , but lately I have to say it’s veering more toward straight-up hatred. Of course not. Hell no. Period.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Facebook Reassurance


This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on 12 Best iPad Applications for Designers – The top iPad applications for designers and creatives. The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Writing. Need to generate more income from your blogging revenue?

Should You Outsource Your Social Media Efforts?

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. May 12th - 14th, 2011. Have an account? According to a recent MerchantCircle survey of 8,500 small businesses across the U.S., Mobile 2.0

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Adapting To The Changing Face Of The Web


While tablets used to be a bulky laptop system with a touchscreen, now you can grab an iPad or Motorola Xoom that can not only replace a laptop in some circumstances, but is only a fraction of the size. To celebrate my own new iPad 2, I decided to take a look at how the touchscreen tablet market is changing the web and how people use it. Think about it.

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Book Excerpt: The Death of Facebook

Geoff Livingston

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?

What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Organic’s industry-leading blog Threeminds , which features forward thinking articles on digital marketing. Posted by Kelly Lenihan January 26th, 2011 ♦ [.] March 13th - 14th, 2011. Have an account? Social media has quickly become de facto for interaction and communication, emerging as the new gateway for consumer influence.

4 iPhone Apps for MBA Students


Although the Bloomberg app is free, you will receive a wealth of knowledge using its features. Some of the best features of this app include: Downloadable issues for your iPhone. Available subscription to service via iPhone, iPad, and The Economist Online. Moreover, you can share created files with anyone due to iWorkís functional and compatible features. Bloomberg.

Writing Around the Web – Social Media ROI, Google+, and Local Search


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! What’s at stake in this blogging contest? Tweet. Blogging. And they have great SEO value too!

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Associations Now Interactive Extra is here!


I’m hoping to read the next edition on my iPad. Featured ASAE digital publishingI just spent some quality time with the new Associations Now Interactive Extra. This is ASAE’s first attempt at true digital publishing, as far as I’m aware. I can’t wait to hear what all of you think about it. Here are my first impressions. They did it! So what are your thoughts?

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WordPress Feature Review: New Features You Missed in 2012, Part 1


The platform is constantly evolving beyond its blogging roots, with more great features being added every year. The three major releases in 2011 were 3.1 February 2011) and 3.2 July 2011) and 3.3 December 2011). Today I’d like to walk you through the new features which were introduced in 2012, in WordPress 3.4 New features in WordPress 3.4.

Interview with Social Media Influencer: Karen Asoyan

Social Media Citizens

Anyway, the main feature about new media is that it is a hybrid of personal and mass communication. Sometimes when I want the feel of the printed word in my hand I pick up a newspaper instead of my iPad. Karen Asoyan is the head of the Corporate Communications Department at MegaFon , one of Russia’s leading mobile operator, a company that unites 57 million customers across Russia.

Watch Out – The Apps Are Coming!


In the future, we will see more and more stories being published to the feed from brands that have created apps – maybe you will see a friend who bought an iPad at the Apple Store, which creates positive exposure for Apple while at the same time allows for the user to share an online experience with friends. What F8 Developer’s Conference 2011 Holds for Brands and Users.

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Twitter’s New Ad System REVEALED


Despite the fact that the service is in desperate need of additional features (such as Channels ), when uber-fanboys like Robert Scoble call Twitter “Boring” and “ a mess ,” you know there’s a problem. So, Twitter needs a redesign, if not to add those additional features then at least to maximize its advertising earnings potential. Yes, Twitter needs to do something bold again. Enjoy!

Enterprise 2.0 Success is About the Players, Not the Field

Social Media Strategery

You’re talking about giving away iPads and candy bars to get people to use it. You’re more concerned with the available features instead of making it fast, reliable, and accessible. Watch your local Pee-wee football team’s practice sometime and you’ll see a lot of dropped passes, missed tackles, and a whole host of other mistakes. But…what would happen if you put that team on Heinz Field and gave them all the same amenities as the Pittsburgh Steelers? Similarly, simply adding the latest Enterprise 2.0 or Social Business software. Do they trust management?

The Mounting Challenges of an Established Social Content Market

Geoff Livingston

Years later — whether it’s traditional print, video content, imagery or applications — individual voices find it difficult to break through, unless there’s a sudden new “green field&# such as the iPad application marketplace one year ago. In the maturing market of 2011, new voices have significant organic network development hurdles to overcome.