Joomla Mailer from MailChimp

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Email service provider MailChimp today announced the launch of Joomailer, a new integration for the popular Joomla! platform.  Joomla! users are able to manage MailChimp lists, create campaigns and manage reports from their Joomla! dashboard, essentially replicating most of the MailChimp web-based features in a 3rd party site. This is the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my …

Facebook Credits To Become Universal Currency On Site

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A currency – whether real or virtual – is only as good as the extent to which it’s accepted.  So to increase the value of Facebook Credits (figuratively speaking), Facebook will soon make them a mandatory option in social games that use payments. Users and developers shouldn’t react with too much dismay.  Other in-game currencies will be still be permitted, …

Yelp Gets Check-In Rewards

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Local review site Yelp has joined the location-aware craze and unveiled Check-in Offers.  The new feature, available within the business owner dashboard, allows business owners to rewawrd customers with a coupon when they check in to their business. Yelp users have been able to check in to businesses for over a year but this is the first… [[ This is …

Some Like-able Facebook Stats from Hootsuite

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Hootsuite has added Facebook Insights to enable its pro members the ability see the interaction on their Facebook pages directly from the dashboard of the platform. Users will be able to see new fans to their page, demographics (region, age, gender),…(read more) [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

The Answer to Facebook’s Universal “Like” Button: OpenDislike

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Last week, Facebook unveiled its universal “like” button, furthering its goal of world domination in the process. Thus, it was inevitable that someone, somewhere would develop the universal “dislike” button. OpenDislike.org, which is powered by German identity manager yiid.com, is really more proof of concept than something that is ever likely to be largely used or integrated, however. OpenDislike is …

New and Improved Bit.ly Arrives This Week [PICS]

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URL shortening and analytics service bit.ly will soon be launching bit.ly 1.3, the newest version of the most popular URL shortener. In addition, the company is launching an enterprise version of bit.ly Pro, which will be available later today. The new bit.ly 1.3, which will roll out later this week, will feature a complete redesign of its website. From the …

MapQuest Brings Free Voice Navigation to the iPhone

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It’s quite inevitable, really: after Google announced free turn-by-turn GPS navigation for Android devices, followed by Nokia’s decision to offer the same on its smartphones, the price of full-featured GPS navigation apps on other platforms is hurling towards zero. Case in point: MapQuest 4 Mobile, a free GPS navigation app for the iPhone, now offers “basic voice guidance.” The app …