August 2013

Using Grammarly for Blog and Social Updates

A wonderful tool for updating online posts for either your blog or social media posts is Grammarly.

Grammarly - Instant Grammar Check - Online Proofreading.clipularFor Chrome/Firefox/Safari Browsers: Grammarly’s webapp provides an easy way to proofread your text for writing errors, but the full features require a pro subscription. The free Grammarly Lite browser extensions, however, are available to everyone for instant spelling and grammar checks, as well as dictionary and thesaurus lookups. Once you have the extension installed, just start typing and you’ll see a little Grammarly icon in the text field if the app has any corrections for you. It even corrects your punctuation!

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Google Helpouts for Expertise

helpoutTo utilize the service, users will have to submit a listing for their services, which Google will review just before hanging out with them over video to get acquainted and ensure their live feed is in tip-top shape. If you’re a medical professional, you can offer your expert opinion to the masses as well, but Mountain View will confirm you’ve got the proper certificates and licenses in order. Once that’s done, interested customers will be able to check a pro’s availability and schedule appointments.

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Google Glass Usage with Police

glass Mutualink is demoing one such app today at APCO, a conference for public safety communications, with its Glass App for police, firefighters and first responders. The app would allow public safety officers and officials to communicate in real-time via streaming video from the scene, as well as to receive and view key documents, including things like building schematics, medical records of victims, live feeds of security cameras in the area and more. It’s the ultimate on-demand intel platform for agents working in the field, and a way to stay in contact with HQ and other organizations even when radio systems won’t talk to each other.

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Keeeb to Allow for Bookmarking Web Clips

keeebExcellent for saving to view anything online, Keeeb Offers A Softboard For Bookmarking & Organizing Web Clippings on your desktop. Keeeb has been cited by many as one of the better alternatives to Clipboard, as it has picked up the gauntlet and allows you to save any piece of content on the web.

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Metro flat business card design to enhance response

metro-style-flat-color-business-card-designNow these are what I call motivating business cards! If I had such a card I’d probably be leaving them for the waitress along with her tip, or even handing one to the gas station attendant who just pumped my gas. I’d be estatic to own and to use them.

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Using Social Pros Podcast to learn about social media

Social-Pros-New-HeaderHere’s a great resource for building your business through the numerous social media channels in use today.

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The power of Google+ Ripples for your social media exposure

I randomly came across this Google tidbit the other day and I find it intriguing for how ideas can travel. The video clip below shows conceptually what the traffic itself looks like weaving from one person to the next across the Internet.

This article selected from the list found here at the official Google+ blog “Popular posts, eye-catching analytics, photo fun and…. I hope that you find this piece as enlightening as I did.

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Making Your App Go Viral

mobile app infographicA viral app is the highest achievement on iTunes and Google Play. It’s an app that customers eagerly share across the Internet, through social networks, email, chat and word of mouth. It’s like rocket fuel, and it is the best case scenario for an app developer because word of mouth is far more powerful than any paid advertising. Ad clutter is everywhere, and people just ignore it.

…But getting your app to spread faster than celebrity gossip takes a lot more than bolting on some Twitter and Facebook buttons. It requires strategizing a world of social interaction inside your app….

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Pre-Built Twitter Bootstrap Themes

A wonderful resource for users of #twitterbootstrap for their site creation. To obtain your pre-built themes go to the link or image below:

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Bootstrap is an HTML5 & CSS3 framework designed to help you kickstart the development of webapps and sites. WrapBootstrap is a marketplace for premium Bootstrap themes and templates. Impress your clients and visitors while using a single, rock-solid foundation.

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