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What do you need next? The computer knows.

 

 

 

 

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Three digital tools offer free trials

If you’d like to give some new software a free whirl, here are three great opportunities. Scapple for Windows Literature and Latte, the maker of Scrivener, has released a beta version of a Windows program called Scapple. Scapple is desktop … Continue reading

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Narrable: A new service for creating audio slideshows

A new website called Narrable offers some interesting possibilities for storytelling. Narrable is an online service that allows you to load photographs into a horizontal slider and then add voice narration to each photo. Viewers can scroll through the photos … Continue reading

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Tech finds: Tools for social media, mapping, timelines, curation

Social media / Twitter / Analytics TweetLevel A tool created by the Edelman public relations firm aimed at measuring social influence. Not surprisingly, it is aimed at those in public relations and marketing, though its use extends into many areas. … Continue reading

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Tech finds of the week: Tools for search, Twitter, presentation, analytics

Search IceRocket Allows you to search blogs, Facebook, Twitter and images. You can also search for trending topics for up to three months. You can narrow your search by limiting it to tags that people have used on blog posts. … Continue reading

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Tech finds of the week: Tools for tweets, apps, graphics, curation

Social media / productivity GroupTweet Allows an unlimited number of people to tweet from the same account. I haven’t tried this, but I like what I see. The service seems to solve a problem that many organizations have: how to … Continue reading

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Tech finds of the week: Tools for charts, curation, presentation, bookmarking

Charts and graphs Infogr.am This start-up from Latvia says it wants to make creating graphics simple. Its beta version allows creation of pie charts, bar graphs, line graphs or matrices. The site allows you to enter or upload data into … Continue reading

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Tech finds of the week: Tools for maps, timelines, curation

Maps and mapping TileMill TileMill is an open source platform for creating maps using a CSS-like coding system. The site includes a support area for learning how to use the software and how to export maps. The TileMill suite of … Continue reading

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Tech finds of the week: Articles on SEO; tools for search, research

SEO Search Engine Tools: Some of the Best SEO Tools Are Free A useful list from the SEO blog Coconut Headphones. ————————————————————————– Search Oolone A search engine that returns results in the form of screen shots from homepages. Hover over … Continue reading

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Tech finds of the week: Advice on SEO; tools for research and data viz

No one truly has a secret formula for search engine optimization. There are some logical things you can do to make sure a site gets noticed and indexed properly, though. These three articles provide checklists for things to think about … Continue reading

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