Amazon Web Services – Take it to the Cloud

Should I use Amazon Web Services (AWS)? If you don’t have already have an AWS account, now is the time to get one.  New AWS accounts are eligible for one free year of running a micro EC2 instance.  Specifically, it allows you to run one micro instance for 750 hours a month for 12 months.  Read more about Amazon Web Services – Take it to the Cloud[…]

Social Media Toolbox: Tweriod

Here’s another tool for your Social Media Toolbox: Tweriod.  As it’s tag line states, it helps you start tweeting when your followers are listening.  It’s simple to use and simple to implement. From the home screen all you need to do is sign in with your existing Twitteraccount.  Once you are signed in, the service Read more about Social Media Toolbox: Tweriod[…]

Buffer – Scheduling Your Social Media Stream

I’ve been using Buffer for a few weeks now and while it’s not the be-all end-all solution, it’s great at what it does.  And, for me, what it does is provide consistent flow in both my Twitter and Facebook Fan Page streams.  Once you set up your account and connect it to your twitter account Read more about Buffer – Scheduling Your Social Media Stream[…]

If This Then That

Pretty straight forward & pretty simple to use, If This Then That allows you to own your online information. So how does it work? Simple. Go to the website and setup your free account. Once you’re in, add channels. Your channels are the various social & online accounts you have such as: Facebook Gmail Evernote Read more about If This Then That[…]

Otixo – online storage savior

As someone who tries just about anything and everything technical… at least once… I have a lot of online storage floating around cyber space… with a lot of duplication.  Enter Otixo! Otixo allows you to have a single interface to a lot of your online storage (depending on how much stuff you have tried).  From their website: Use Otixo to Read more about Otixo – online storage savior[…]

Simple CRM – Contacts

What would CRM be without some way of tracking your clients? But getting your contacts INTO your CRM is the hassle, right?  Not anymore.  Highrise, the CRM product of 37Signals, has an incredibly flexible contact management solution. Getting your contact into Highrise: There are a few ways to get your contacts into Highrise.  There’s the Read more about Simple CRM – Contacts[…]

37Signals Highrise: Simple CRM

37Signals is a company that produces Rails based websites that I believe can help small businesses grow.  From their website…. “Making collaboration productive and enjoyable for people every day.”  Highrise is just one of their web based applications… and the one we’re going to talk about today. There are plenty of CRM options out there.  Read more about 37Signals Highrise: Simple CRM[…]