"The idea of TinyScan is simple - the app uses the camera function of iPhones to make them into portable scanners, so that users can scan documents and transform them into PDFs. The scanner automatically detects the page frame, making scanning extremely user friendly. PDFs can then be easily shared with others by uploading to Dropbox, Evernote, Google Drive, and others. TinyScan requires iOS 6.0+ or Android 3.0+"
Reposting content on third-party websites has been a hot topic ever since LinkedIn started allowing members to write posts for the platform. Many people have been re-sharing their content verbatim there.
Neil Patel addresses the issue well in this post. It's backed by personal experience, which makes it a very valuable case study.
Different social media sites offer different virtues for your business. Here's how to optimize each one based on when you post.
We get it, managing your business's social media accounts can be daunting: from tweaking tweet lengths to mastering Facebook tone, to using the right hashtags at the right times.
But what savvy social media users know is that there's a science to getting it right--if you follow certain parameters, you’re almost guaranteed to get the results you were working toward. All it takes is some knowledge and forethought, and anyone can be well on their way to posting engaging content.
Thanks to this infographic from online payroll company SurePayroll’s blog, we know the best and worst times to post. Here are a few takeaways for each major social media site....
The info graphic maybe be good for "standard" businesses, but there are a lot of variations to take into consideration depending on which market you are trying to reach. Always good to see the effect of using images in tweets.
One of our aims over the next year, is to help brands and businesses become masters of Twitter Monitoring. When used correctly, Twitter Monitoring is the door to improving your brand’s reputation, keeping customers happy and even finding leads for your sales team. To reach as many brands as possible on our mission, we’ve been busy creating …
A demo for the paper The effect of wording on message propagation: Topic- and author-controlled natural experiments on Twitter by Chenhao Tan, Lillian Lee and Bo Pang. It can be used to predict which tweet will be retweeted more among a pair of tweets on the same topic.
Great way to size up one tweet against another for retweetability. Give it a whirl!
Building a targeted community of followers is the most important thing for a business that seeks to stand out from the crowd. Unfortunately, it can be a daunting task, especially if you have a very small budget and/or are pressed for time. That is the reason why a tool like Riffle by CrowdRiff matters.
Another step in the quest to manage twitter effectively.
In this day and age, writing high-quality articles is not enough. Visitors want to be entertained visually as well. Adding images to your content will certainly make a difference in the experience of your audience. It will also increase your chances of being found in search engine results.
How fabulous to have so many sites to choose from for free images!
"Really? Is it really that difficult?" a friend asked when I told him I was writing a how-to article about how to write how-to articles. "I do feel a little like Alice going down the rabbit hole," I said.I am here to tell you, though, that yes, it must be that difficult to write a good how-to article, because most of the how-tos out there are terrible.
I love posts that give you steps to improve your writing
There are many bloggers in your field. Don't waste your readers' time by being interchangeable.
Be yourself.It's ok if you are a slow writer -- I am! Take the time to edit your content. Make it easy for people to understand you. Don't use bombastic words and phrases.Imagine yourself writing for your ideal writer. When I blog, I always picture a friend or a reader whom I know. It helps tremendously. More tips in this great post by Henneke Duistermaat. http://www.copyblogger.com/common-blogging-mistakes/ ---------------- Cendrine Marrouat - www.socialmediaslant.com
"When I decided to write an article on brand storytelling inspired by TED talks, I went about it all wrong.
Scouring YouTube for tactics, elements, and components of brand storytelling, I was aiming to find five or ten (or 17) actionable tips that you can use to tell you brand’s story.
I was already boring myself to death and I hadn’t even begun to write.
We have all heard (ad nauseam) about the “power of brand storytelling,” and I know that I have read more than one blog that spits off a numeric list of tips that I just “can’t live without” as a content marketer.
I began to get curious about what pulls me, personally, into a story. What is it that moves me so much that I become an advocate of the brand/person/cause that is being talked about in the story? What is that secret sauce in brand storytelling that activates the magic button inside each of us, firing up our passion?"
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