20 Tools to Grow Your Business, Efficiency and Productivity

Waxing UnLyrical

A couple of years ago, I wrote a post on the five productivity tools I found myself using frequently. Without further ado, here are 20 tools to help you grow your business, by keeping you efficient, productive, and in the know. Email, contacts and calendar/scheduling tools. Soocial : a really nice online address book, and something I prefer greatly to Plaxo, which is what I used to use, until it decided it wanted to be something other than Plaxo.

Five Productivity Tools for PR Pros

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Five Productivity Tools for PR Pros August 25th, 2010 Tweet A few months ago, I wrote a piece on communicating effectively with a virtual workforce for IABC’s monthly e-zine, CW Bulletin. We have so many more tools at our disposal that we’re spoiled for choice. The other thing I really like about Plaxo’s offerings are its ecards.

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57 Social Media Policy Examples and Resources

Dave Fleet

Plaxo. Policy Tool for Social Media. Over time I’ve found myself doing more and more foundational work for organizations looking to dip their toes into social media. One of the key elements of this work, in my opinion, is creating a social media policy that fits well with the organization’s goals, culture and risk tolerance. But where to start? As it happens, lots of organizations publish their social media guidelines online, ready for you to review and use yourself.

Technology for Small Business

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Because of its popularity, more business people are signing up, and some employers use it as a recruiting tool. Plaxo: Plaxo is first and foremost an online address book. Users store their contact information on Plaxo?s In 2007, Plaxo launched Plaxo Pulse, which adds other social networking features to the address book. but her expectations of the group as a marketing tool aren?t Real Estate. Careers. Personals. Login or Register. Member Centre.

Brands Find Twitter Effective

Proactive Report

It was moderated by Guy Kawasaki who quizzed the speakers about their business strategies, how tweets for the brand, how to gather and interact with followers and some of their favorite tools. Some people will just jump in and set up accounts all over the place on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Plaxo, YouTube etc.

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100 Examples of Corporate Social Media Policies

Koka Sexton

Plaxo. Utilizing New Web Tools. The following table contains the names of over 100 companies and organization that have published their Employee Social Media Policies or Guidelines online… The left side column is the name of the organization, and it is linked to their organizational or corporate home page. The right side column displays a link to the actual document of policy web page for you to either download or review. Organization. Policy Title. About.com.

100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media | chrisbrogan.com

Buzz Marketing for Technology

If you can afford it, buy professional listening tools, like Radian6 or others in that category. Use heat map tools like CrazyEgg to see how people relate to your site. Take a second look at Plaxo. Add Flog Blog, and several other RSS tools. Use your listening tools to stay active in pertinent discussions. Another promotional tool: guest blog on other sites. Another promotion tool: make videos on YouTube with URL links. chrisbrogan.com.

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How friendfeed Can Teach You About Your Friends

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here’s a secret, it’s a great tool for tracking your favorite users too. link] Reply Alphast April 11, 2008 at 4:25 am Hi Tamar, But isn’t FriendFeed exactly the same service that Plaxo Pulse was offering until now? OK, Plaxo is more business oriented than “friend&# , but still… Reply Aruni April 16, 2008 at 3:53 pm I haven’t had a chance to check out Friend Feed and this is a great intro post to it.

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Six Steps to a Remarkably Powerful, Personal Network - Liz Strauss at Successful Blog - Thinking, writing, business ideas. You're only a stranger once.

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In the age of Facebook, Plaxo and LinkedIn, it is all to easy to start thinking of the network as numbers. Tools (81). December 10, 2007. Six Steps to a Remarkably Powerful, Personal Network. ME Liz Strauss wrote this at 11:30 am. It’s NOT Who You Know. My recent trip to the UK has me thinking about networking. I’ve never really liked the term, it makes pictures of strangers and stress in my head. So I think in terms of meeting people instead.

DON'T BE A HIT AND RUN!

Myrland Marketing

I typically post these on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Plaxo and soon, by video, audio and enewsletter. Social Media are simply virtual, interactive, conversational, educational tools we have available to us to network and develop relationships. Someone presents a tool to you, you think it sounds interesting, you have a few minutes, so you go ahead and give it a try. Your clients and potential clients are finding their way to these tools, and you should too.

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The complete knowledge sharing guide. | lucasmcdonnell.com

Buzz Marketing for Technology

While this sounds like something you should be paying a consultant to organize properly for you, there are many, many free tools out there you can use to get organized. See my post on free knowledge tools to get started on proper information management. While you don’t need to necessarily spend thousand of dollars on a set of professional research tools, you do need to have a solid network of people and resources established to answer questions you might have. plaxo.

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Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

Report: CMOs Eager To Integrate Social Tools by MediaPost Online Media Daily Gavin O’Malley reports that chief marketing officers have embraced social media: “From Facebook to Twitter, a full 90% of chief marketing officers now participate in an average of three or more social media activities.” Habbo users are the youngest, Plaxo’s the oldest, and LinkedIn’s the wealthiest).