As Twitter becomes more popular and pervasive, it has become an essential tool for start-ups to engage with their customers. Here at Creately, we actively engage our users, supporters and even the occasional detractor on Twitter. Recently, we wanted to understand what our customers say to us on Twitter so @Indu went through our Twitter archives and put together this simple connections map of our @Creately Twitter account to capture some of our more active users and what [...]
On Thursday night I went to Ideapitch ’09 with was run by Student Entrepreneurs | Agents of Change. This was the finals of the IdeaPitch ’09 events. There were 8 student groups pitching in two categories. The first being for plain ideas, and second for established ideas or businesses. There were some fantastic ideas, my favourites being Heart Park (compassionate car parking) and iWannaTutor (social tutor and student network). Special mention to Green Wall Garden, [...]
History URL shortening has been around for ages. For example tinyurl.com has been around since 2002, which while not that long is ages on Internet. With the recent popularity of Twitter and its artificial limit of 140 characters for the tweets has really moved URL shortening from a specialty to a mainstream activity with a very useful purpose. Traditionally URL shortening services have generated a random and unique code which is placed after their own [...]
Just a quick blog post to tell you that you can now join us on Facebook to keep up to date with everything that we have going on here at Creately. Visit facebook.creately.com and become a Creately fan – to get the latest Creately updates in your newsfeed – just like you get all your friend’s status updates. The Creately Facebook page contains feeds from this blog, our Community Support Site and other snippets of [...]
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