Category Archives: Useful tools
Every Twitter user, at some point, should review the people they are following and those that are following them. Following for the sake of following is Twitter’s equivalent of spam emails, and everyone hates spam. Here are some key points to consider when choosing who to unfollow. Read the rest of this entry
Following Twitter’s announcement that they will soon offer Twitter Web Analytics Facebook are to release a subscribe button. At first, this may not seem like a big deal, however this will have massive implications, which will ultimately benefit the world’s largest social network a great deal. Read the rest of this entry
For no apparent reason, Twitter has not had an analytics system of its own. For years, those of use that have tried to justify spending time and resources on the platform have had to rely on third-party apps, with a sprinkling of guess-work, to convey the benefits. Twitter analytics will be rolled out to a small group of pilot users this week and then to the rest of us over the next few weeks. Read the rest of this entry
This is by no means a ground-breaking post, or even talking about anything new. But the number of people who I speak to that don’t use these two apps, yet could really benefit from them, has prompted me to write about them – Evernote and Dropbox. If you have both of these apps already, then I’m sorry. Please enjoy this picture of a monkey riding a dog for your troubles: Read the rest of this entry
On the face of it, this seems like a good idea, but it’s not. People still have to eat, and they still need cash. It’s not like there are tonnes of jobs out there for people who rely on benefits to find alternative means of income. They will just have to commit crime to survive if you take them away. Read the rest of this entry
Currently there is no way of customising your Google+ profile link within Google+. This video shows how you can create a custom link (e.g. http://gplus.to/onlineastevens) as to opposed to having to use the long link that Google+ provides you with (e.g. https://plus.google.com/106408017039367948755).
I want to get a couple of things straight before I start singing the praises of Google Plus. First of all, I LOVE Twitter. Absolutely love it. Secondly, I live with Facebook because it is the easiest way to keep up with people I know that are scattered all over the place. For me, Twitter is like eating cake; something I do regularly because I really enjoy it. Facebook is like ironing clothes, something I feel compelled to do to keep up appearances.
So now I’ve set the scene, here is an outline of the feature I like most about Google plus. Read the rest of this entry