AshokKumar Sharma

97 Flips | 2 Magazines | 1 Following | 6 Followers | @flipboardresume | Awards Winng, Best Selling Author, New Media and PR Strategist.

The Beginner's Guide to Facebook

<i>Update: This post was updated October 2013 to reflect current statistics and tools.</i><p>Against all odds, you likely know someone who still hasn't …

50 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom

Many critics of <b>Twitter</b> believe that the 140-character microblog offered by the ubiquitous social network can do little for the <b>education industry</b>. …

The Beginner’s Guide to Twitter

<b>Set up your account.</b> Go to Twitter to get started. Enter your name, email, and a password. Click <b>Sign up</b>.<p>You will now be taken to a second screen …

50 Ideas on Using Twitter for Business - chrisbrogan.com

We really can’t deny the fact that businesses are testing out Twitter as part of their steps into the social media landscape. You can say it’s a …

Using Twitter for Travel

The micro-blogging, social-networking site is full of travel deals, insider tips, news, and useful information.<p>Heather Whaling, a marketer from …

22 Free Content Marketing Tools To Drive Your Content Marketing Plans | Marketing Insider Group

Are you looking for <i>free content marketing tools</i> to drive your content marketing plans?<p>One of the content marketing questions I get asked most often …

Marketing

Using Twitter As A Learning Tool

<b>How To Use Twitter As A Learning Tool</b><p>Twitter is a powerful social media tool used for micro-blogging and social networking. Google the stats of …

Tumblr’s Mobile App Will Now Add ‘Buy,’ ‘Pledge,’ And ‘Get Involved’ Buttons To Select Posts

Tumblr today introduced a change to its service that will encourage users to purchase or fund products and campaigns on other websites, including Etsy’s online marketplace and Kickstarter, for example. With an update to its mobile application for iOS, posts that link to those sites as well as …

eCommerce

3 ways to free up space on your smartphone or tablet

You're in the park with your family and one of the kids does something unbelievably cute. You quickly grab your smartphone to take a video and ... "Not enough room.”<p>A full smartphone or tablet can't take pictures, download music, add new apps or even install operating system updates that contain …

The First Set of Apps for Apple Watch Are Ready

With the launch of the highly-anticipated Apple Watch just a month away, Apple has already<p>With the launch of the highly-anticipated Apple Watch just …

The most awesome new apps you might have missed this week

Apps

Unofficial Meerkat Chrome extension brings portrait support and comments to the Web

A new Chrome extension for Meerkat brings features from the mobile app to the Web so you don’t need to jump onto your phone to be fully immersed in a stream.<p>Meerkat Plus, an unofficial extension for Chrome, adds chat to the Web interface, along with the ability to like, retweet or comment on a …

Hillary Clinton confirms she wiped her email server

Members of the US House of Representatives hoping to get a look at Hillary Clinton's personal email server just got a big disappointment. Clinton's attorney has confirmed to a House committee on Benghazi that, after handing over work-related email to the State Department, the politician both "chose …

Fortune.com

• 1. To license Fortune articles, excerpts, or headlines for republication in various media (including books, eBooks, film, web, newsletters, …

iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: Here's the difference

Apple and Samsung's flagship phones, the iPhone 6 and Galaxy S6 , are sure to dominate the smartphone world this year. Both phones are remarkably similar, in design, features and cost, but there are some telltale differences.<p>If you're looking to switch phones this year and have your sites on either …

A flaw in Facebook lets anyone create as many fake 'Likes' as they want without using a bot army

The McGill team is hoping that by making the bugs public, advertisers — who rely on Likes and pay for them — and users will realise that some articles aren't actually as popular as the number of Likes would indicate.<p>The McGill paper will be of interest to Facebook spammers who, until now, have …

Social Media

The Catastrophic Social Media Content Marketing Mistake Marketers Are Making

I have been described many different ways in my life: loud, opinionated and over-caffeinated are just of the few apt descriptors for yours truly. However when it comes to the world of marketing, advertising, social media, branding and all that good stuff, I don’t think many would refer to me as …

10 Steps to Creating a Winning Social Media Strategy

Social media has changed the way businesses market themselves online.<p>It has forever altered how they interact, respond and meet customer needs.<p>If you …

Stay in Touch with Facebook Fans when You’re Crunched for Time

As a small business owner, do you often find yourself crunched for time? Are you wondering how you’ll ever maintain a consistent posting schedule on …

Why I love Flipboard ! – A perspective into the next big thing in Social Networking.

I have been actively using Flipboard since it first launched on the iPhone about 2 years back. Over time it has just kept getting better and better …

Flipboard Badges and Widgets Go Live!

We are excited to launch Flipboard magazine widgets and profile badges for bloggers and publishers to promote magazines that inspire them. More than six million magazines have been created on Flipboard so far, and we are amazed by the huge range of magazines and the fantastic people behind them. …

Widgets

Time to Make Better Decisions About Social

My former colleague Ted Shelton said recently here on Social Media Today, "Social is sending a shockwave through the enterprise and challenging …

Management

What People Think About When They Find Your Facebook Page

I came across a sign for a local landscaping company while walking my dog the other day. It was stuck in the lawn in front of one of my favorite …

32 Ways to Use Facebook for Business

Facebook’s not just for keeping tabs on friends and filling out quizzes — it can also be used as a highly effective business tool. It’s great for …

Flipping for Flipboard: Curating Magazines

When Flipboard first came out a few years ago, I thought it was a beautiful way to peruse my Twitter and Facebook streams. Because it visualized the …

Social Media

Aquascape's Adding the + Flip It Bookmarklet for iPhone and iPad Instructions

Follow<p>Aquascape's Adding the + Flip It Bookmarklet for iPhone and iPad Instructions<p>Here are detailed instructions and images on how to add the "+Flip …

Seven Secrets of Highly Effective Flipboard MagMakers

There’s an art to creating a successful Flipboard magazine, but there’s some science involved as well. So with apologies to Stephen R. Covey, the participants in last week’s <i>#FlipboardChat</i> highlighted seven techniques that successful MagMakers use to attract loyal readers and stand out from the …

Public Relations

This Is How Small Businesses Are Using Social Media

The roughly 1.3 million small and medium businesses (SMBs) in North America generate a gobstopping $5.5 trillion in annual revenue. And according to a new study conducted by LinkedIn, social media is increasingly becoming the vital axis upon which this community turns.<p>LinkedIn partnered with market …

Social Media

4 Ways To Create Meaningful Content

With so much content grabbing for eyeballs, how can companies connect with consumers in meaningful ways? A guide to the meaningful content movement.<p>Axe body spray, once the embodiment of inane advertising,recently made a tectonic shift in its branding when it launched its “Make Love, Not War” Super …