Follow Friday – STOIC

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This week’s Follow Friday recipient is…

Stoic

STOIC was just brought to my attention this morning and I was instantly intrigued.  STOIC’s purpose is short and sweet – “turn spreadsheets into mobile apps”

I’m not quite sure what I would use this service for… maybe for listing out venues or locations for a website.  It could also work well with a CRM to map out your clients or potential clients if you’re working with regions.  Regardless, it’s pretty neat.

What would you use it for?

Follow Friday – HelloFax

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When was the last time you had to send a fax?  Where is the nearest fax machine for you?  Mine is at work and I always have to learn how to use it when I need to send that one fax every year.  Here’s a new solution for you, it’s called HelloFax.

Some of my favorite features are:

  • Super easy to send electronic documents
  • You can add signatures
  • Gmail and Google Drive integration
  • There are free options if you need to send only a few faxes a year
  • You only need a computer!  Unless you need to scan the document…

Check out the quick video intro…

Small business owner? Check it out!

  • Stop paying for…
    • an extra phone line
    • paper
    • toner
  • Stop worrying if you have paper loaded
  • Get some desk space back
  • Lastly, you don’t have to hear those annoying fax sounds anymore

However, it does depend on your faxing volume.  Here’s the current pricing table below.

HelloFax Pricing Table

Follow Friday – Mega

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This week’s Follow Friday recipient is…

MEGA

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So Kim Dotcom (Kim.com) is at it again!  This time it’s with an awesome and legitimate business.  Granted, I’m not one to speculate about his last one.  According to a recent article on The Next Web, Mega could be a Dropbox or Box killer.

Check out these features:

  • the site generates a 2048-bit RSA key that is required for access to your files, otherwise, they’re not accessible
  • doesn’t ask for any specific details about you other than your email address and name
  • when you sign up, you’re automatically placed on the free plan which gives you 50GB of storage
  • advanced security features
  • the tier one plan is 9.99 Euros per month, and gives the user a whopping 500GB of storage and 1TB of bandwidth
  • desktop apps in the future

Check out The Next Web article for some screen shots and additional details.  Like I said, this could be a Dropbox killer.

The question is, would/do you trust the new Mega?

 

Follow Friday – Hootsuite

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This week’s Follow Friday recipient is…

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Last week I started using HootSuite to manage my scheduled social media updates.  Consider HootSuite a one stop shop to update Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and many more (here’s the full list).  I’m currently using the free account but I can already see the value in the Pro account, which may come shortly.

My favorite features:

  • Integrates with the social networks that I use
  • Scheduled updates
  • Device agnostic – works on a plethora of platforms
  • Analytics – Facebook insights, Google Analytics, URL clicks, and more

If you’re just getting into social media and would like a master dashboard I would recommend you give HootSuite a try.  If you have a business with multiple social media profiles I would still recommend you give HootSuite a try.

Here are some screenshots of my dashboard.

Follow Friday – Busy Building Things

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I came across Busy Building Things sometime this week, I don’t remember where, but I was sucked in by their wallpaper section.  If you remember a while back, I wrote a post about F*ck it, Ship It.  Well, here’s another rendition of that motto and a few more motivational wallpapers.

If you didn’t guess already, the “Just Ship It” is my favorite.

Enjoy some motivation!

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