Posts made in May, 2011

Wegmans app

I mentioned in an earlier post that my town is going a little bonkers about the impending store opening, so I thought it was fitting to check out the Wegmans app. It pretty much rocks. Here’s my review: http://bit.ly/kjWRMP

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Small businesses and social media

Some small businesses struggle with how and why to use social media. However, there are definitely some benefits for using these technologies to leverage already existing sales, customer service and marketing functions. Monster shares eight social media secrets designed to give you a head start on the competition and capitalize on the conversation about your brand, business and bottom line in their blog post. Please share other social media tips that have worked for your organizations in the comments section!

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Gas apps

With gas well over $4 per gallon in some places, we’re all looking for ways to cut on costs at the pump. GasBuddy determines your current location and then loads data about local gas stations and their current prices. I’ve been using this app for about a month and it’s saved me a few bucks. You can’t complain about that! Here’s my review: http://bit.ly/k3soTG

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The future of networking?

At most networking events, we all hand out and collect bunches of business cards. But is there a better way? Maybe. There are some new apps available that allow users to swap data electronically. One app, in particular, seems to work pretty well. Read my review of SnapDat: http://bit.ly/kUjDgf

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Google Translate

I am a total Google girl, but this app is really cool! Translate text between 57 languages, use voice commands for 15 of the languages and listen to verbal pronunciation of the words and phrases for 23 languages. Check out my review: http://bit.ly/jQfGof

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