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4 Marketing Strategies That Can Increase the Effectiveness of Your Email Opt-in Forms

4 Marketing Strategies That Can Increase the Effectiveness of Your Email Opt-in Forms | Business and Education | Scoop.it
Use these tips to get your email opt-in form in front of the right eyeballs and entice them to sign up.
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51 Sources Of Hundreds Of Thousands Of Free eBooks

51 Sources Of Hundreds Of Thousands Of Free eBooks | Business and Education | Scoop.it

"eBooks should’ve been a game-changing technology.

 

The idea was simple enough: no longer did you need to travel to the library to wade through rows and stacks and floors and buildings and card catalogs only to wag home only as much as you could carry."


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Elaine Watkins's curator insight, July 13, 2013 9:05 PM

Definitely going to be useful in our Novel Studies this term! Thanks!

Karen Bonanno's curator insight, July 14, 2013 3:29 AM

An interesting post that only mentions the financial and equiyt mpact of e-books and the provides links to multiple sources for free e-books.

Junita Lyon's curator insight, July 14, 2013 3:36 AM

A great site

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We are ALL App Builders Now - 35 App Building Tutorials Help [Videos]

We are ALL App Builders Now - 35 App Building Tutorials Help [Videos] | Business and Education | Scoop.it
Whether you're building an iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows, Facebook or cross-platform app, this superb selection of tutorials will help you on your way...

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Martin (Marty) Smith's comment, July 15, 2013 9:38 AM
Go for it Carla. You can save a lot of $ and time by preparing like programmers / designers. These tutorials should help do that.
Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, July 18, 2013 6:39 AM

The Appification of Ecommerce
About a year ago I purchased a new MacBook Air. Seeing how my new laptop related to the world much like an iPad with apps and an app store was a revelation. Apps will rule the world. 

This trend is why we are all app builders now and these tutorials are a must view. The trend toward apps is more than you think. A few days ago I shared a Haiku Deck about the future of web design 3.0 (http://sco.lt/7r6zkf). 

 I missed the appification of everything. Apps, the widget-like shrinking of code to Lego blocks, form the core of mobile programming. Since mobile is taking over the smart move is to "appify" everything. 

This means thinking of websites as interconnected blocks responding to each other and our visitors in real time (as described in the deck). Best demonstration or analogy for this fluid app future is MIT's David Merrill explaining Siftable at TED http://www.ted.com/talks/david_merrill_demos_siftables_the_smart_blocks.html .

The way Siftables related to one another (they are aware other Siftables are present and have a desire to connect if code expressed as a toy can have desires) and link in order to create a sum is greater than the whole universe is a great way to think about the New Ecommerce. 

The new ecom is location agnostic (capable of converting anywhere at anytime and with the merest snippet of Siftable-like code), socially self aware (capable of pulling friends and their influencers into the equation) and appified (small Lego-like blocks snapped together to meet specific needs). 

Sometimes we will snap in the predictive analytics block sometimes we might now. Other times we will want the social share block other times not. Design, in this Siftables-like future, becomes a series of WHAT IF conditions and testing, always testing. 

Going to be fun and why it is a GOOD idea to become an app builder.   

 

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, September 7, 2013 2:51 PM

Creativity, creativity, creativity

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Top 9 Mindmapping and Brainstorming Apps for the iPad

Top 9 Mindmapping and Brainstorming Apps for the iPad | Business and Education | Scoop.it
Top 9 Mindmapping and Brainstorming Apps teachers can use to create diagrams and charts, to use to create mind maps and to brainstorm ideas.

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Tony Hall's curator insight, February 4, 2013 10:30 PM

Useful tools or not? Love to hear what others are thinking about these or other tools.

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Content Discovery Tools: a Directory of My Favorite Ones

Content Discovery Tools: a Directory of My Favorite Ones | Business and Education | Scoop.it

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Marco Favero's curator insight, October 3, 2014 6:06 PM

aggiungi la tua intuizione ...

Roberto De Pedrini (Telnext - Italy) - Twitter: @depetwi's curator insight, October 4, 2014 2:39 AM

This is an Off-Topic but interesting !

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A Must-Have Guide To Becoming A Better Blogger - Edudemic

A Must-Have Guide To Becoming A Better Blogger - Edudemic | Business and Education | Scoop.it
These various infographics, charts, and visual guides should help you turn yourself into a better blogger in no time.

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Sharon Murdoch's comment, July 13, 2013 8:19 AM
I've used Kidblog with my middle school students, and wouldn't hesitate to use it with younger students as well.
WhizGuide's curator insight, July 17, 2013 6:15 AM

It is important to spend about the same amount of time creating the content to share the article on social media as well.This is very important.

Alison Rostetter's curator insight, July 19, 2013 7:07 AM

one day, I'll find time to look at all this.  But not today!

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3 Ways to Make Compelling Maps

3 Ways to Make Compelling Maps | Business and Education | Scoop.it

"What makes a good map?  How can we tell what makes a good map?


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SchoolandUniversity's curator insight, June 1, 2013 1:45 AM

http://bit.ly/11hvYJo

 

Leoncio Lopez-Ocon's curator insight, June 1, 2013 7:08 AM

Maneras de hacer a los mapas más expresivos y convincentes

Jye Watson's curator insight, June 23, 2013 10:24 PM

Mapping tips

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Using E-Portfolios in the Classroom

Using E-Portfolios in the Classroom | Business and Education | Scoop.it

With more and more schools going paperless or migrating to the "cloud" (storing files on the Internet), student work has become more easily shareable, accessible by many, and more easily organized. Many teachers have turned to digital portfolios -- or "e-portfolios" -- for their students. These digital portfolios have caused a huge shift in how teachers assign, collect and assess student classwork and projects.


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Becky Mowat's comment, June 12, 2013 6:37 AM
Impressive, Ludmilla!! Love PBworks as well.
Becky Mowat's comment, June 12, 2013 6:37 AM
Impressive, Ludmilla!! Love PBworks as well.
Rebecca Delabrer's curator insight, October 5, 2014 9:45 PM

This article describes how student's work in school used to be more private and usually only seen by the teacher if it was done on paper. Now that schools are resorting to "paperless" classrooms, children's work is becoming much more easy to share and find and other things.

I don't think schools should go paperless. The internet is a dangerous place, especially for dumb kids our age. Not only that but the internet allows kids to cheat a lot easier than they already do now so it's promoting cheating indirectly.