May 16, 2011

Online Digital Tools for a Social Media Freelancer

Online Tools I have been putting together a list of websites and services i use that help me through that day to day - I'll keep adding to this list and will
put a link on the new version of the site so that new social media creators and creative find some great web tools to help them live in the cloud - what do you use?
social network maintenance and building.
http://www.flowtown.comcampaign management based on criteria to send out time delayed messages 
http://www.wufoo.commy forms management for feedback or signup so people can follow what i'm working on
http://www.mailchimp.comreally nice forms for sending out to groups of people special offers or training
http://twollow.com
find and follow people on twitter. good follow suggestions system
making media and creation
http://www.audioboo.fm
recording audio live podcasts on my iphone or android based phone.
http://www.heywatch.com
conversion between different formats (bambuser flv > convert to mp4)
http://www.fiverr.com
graphics, logos and other cheap less than $5 jobs (pay via paypal)
http://www.evernote.com
distributed note taking application for keeping notes and drafts for blogs. 
distribution, broadcasting services.
http://www.posterous.com
fantastic fast blogging via email with great autoposting
http://mailplaneapp.com
great drag and drop and iphoto integration rapid distribution of media.
http://www.blip.tv
spread to multiple targets
http://www.tidyhosts.com
64kps 50 person listener mp3 stream audio streaming/events/etc
http://www.heyspread.com
over 18 different video hosting sites at once.
http://ping.fm
spread message to dedicated group that other services do not cover
http://su.pr
send message out to multiple twitter accounts
http://hootsuite.com
time delayed tweets slow release (sometimes multiple accounts)
tracking and monitoring tools.
http://klout.com
a once a week/month check to see how your presence is doing.
http://backtype.com
track your keyword mentions around the internet
http://basecamphq.com
day to day client monitoring of jobs and timescale tracking
http://www.cloudkick.com
for monitoring my ec2/s3 instance and other clouds we are using.
http://www.silentale.com
bind all your social services together as a backup and search them
media and social awareness collection
http://www.boxee.com
download regular show updates to main machine for viewing content at home
http://www.tokbox.com
video chat for interactive weekly catchups
http://www.vemedio.com/products/snowtape_phone
great for listening to internet radio but also 'recording!'
webhosts and hosting providers
http://www.dreamhost.com
low cost good uptime provider with awesome control panel
http://www.mediatemple.com
scalable on demand cloud with great control panel
http://www.servage.com
uk dedicated provider for long term standalone clients
http://aws.amazon.com
dashboard to my ec2 instances and s3 storage
http://www.backblaze.com
offsite backing up of macbook pro and macpro for $10 a month
http://www.dropbox.com
cloud hosting up to a 100gb of files between your machines
http://www.lastpass.com
cloud password storage system for login to websites $12 a year (bargain)
http://www.soundcloud.com
audio storage for podcasts, interviews
invoicing my clients
http://www.blinksale.com
automated invoicing and billing with recurring billing.
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