Product Reviews

Pixlr Review vLOG – MKTG 3685

Pixlr is a free online (or mobile) tool that lets you edit photos using an intuitive interface. You can choose from your own photos, create a photo from scratch, or my favorite feature, choose one from thousands of stock images, all for free. It’s simple to use and continuously saves as you are working so...
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Biteable…Chocolate Cake?

BITEABLE is like eating a giant piece of chocolate cake. At first you are very content. You enjoyed every bite of that calorie filled goodness. Then the crash comes. You feel awful for eating that chocolate cake and you realized the short-term joy of chocolate cake was not worth the sugar rush and calories. It...
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Whats the Hype about Hype3?

Hype 3: Keyframe-based Animation System for web content Hype 3 makes animating web graphics easy. And I mean super easy. Hype3 seems to take after adobe products as far as their interface goes. The graphics and keyframes you choose show up on a timeline similar to PremierePro. It makes it easy to create natural graphics...
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Track Clicks Visually with Hotjar

Hotjar is a digital marketing tool that lets you collect data and feedback on the UX of your website. Unique to Hotjar, you can create “heatmaps” of clicks, movement, and scrolls on your webpage. Heatmaps are a visual representation of clicks on a specific web page. I love this tool, and here I have identified...
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Making Video Easier NOT Harder | RenderForest

Do you work in the creative market? You’re Going to Like This. Everyone knows video has its challenges and whether you are a beginner or a pro, time is the most valuable thing you can have. RenderForest is a robust platform that helps making videos for clients much, much easier. If you are introducing logos,...
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Klear Free Version Product Review

Klear is a huge influencer marketplace of 900 million influencers. Companies can search in a category, channel, and location to find the top influencers in that area. Obviously, this review is based on the free version of Klear’s software. After a visitor receives assistance to see the free version from Klear employees, visitors see that...
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AmCharts– Perhaps a Spork?

I picked the tool because due to the fact that I generally dislike graphs, however, this tool surprised me with its utility. After testing it out and seeing its capabilities I will now call it the spork of the utensil/content world! This blog post will be focused on helping you see if this spork is...
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Resize Images-Landscape by Sprout Social

Are you a social media manager, a blogger or someone who posts to multiple social media pages a day? Landscape may be a great tool for you. Landscape is an image resizing tool so that companies and whoever can post optimized photos for a specific social network. On Landscape you can optimize your photo for...
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Yotpo: Happy Customers = Happier You

Happy customers. The goal of every direct-to-consumer business. Getting a happy customer can be a difficult process. However, maybe that’s not your problem. You may have a business that has that clientele with satisfied customers. Now you want to grow your business and you want to have more people knowing about your amazing product or...
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Nuzzle: It’s okay for small businesses

What is Nuzzle? Nuzzle is a media intelligence reporting software. The product allows you to select any type of topic that you might want to follow. This might be important for certain businesses who want to know whenever their company or their competition is mentioned in the media. The idea is to get updates so...
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Coding Is So 2018: Bubble and the Future of App Development

Have you ever had an idea for a mobile app that you’re certain would change the world? Maybe it was an app to help make shopping easy by keeping an inventory of what you have and need? Perhaps it was simply a better way to buy and sell textbooks with other students? If you’ve had...
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Easelly: Infographics in an Instant

If you’ve ever been asked to create an infographic then you know just how time consuming and tedious the task can be. Even if you have all of the information beforehand, designing an infographic that is both aesthetically pleasing and functional can be a challenge that can eat away hours of your workday, but that...
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Grammarly: The Puppy of the Internet

The Puppy When you finally decide to get a puppy, you are overwhelmed with emotion. You know that this puppy will be helpful but your not exactly sure what is required. A puppy brings you joy and helps you deal with extra stress in your life. It takes a while to understand the needs of...
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Crello- Your New Image Editing Tool

As a blogger, you are always looking for innovative ways to update your social networks. Sometimes your creativity feels stuck and a little inspiration can come in handy. As I was looking for such inspiration, I came across a great tool called Crello. Crello is an image editor tool that helps you create the most...
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The Counter Tool You Need

Character Count Online. Sounds pretty basic right? You’re probably asking yourself what’s the difference from this and Microsoft Word. I’ll admit at first I didn’t think that this was anything different than the typical character counter that you can find within Google Docs, Microsoft Word, or any other word processor. I didn’t want to hassle...
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Infogr.am: The Technological Dog You Need in Your Life

Dog lovers all love their dogs. Dogs are cute, fun, and always a source of unconditional love. Who wouldn’t love that? Dogs do take a lot of work, though. You need to bathe them regularly. You need to buy supplies for them. You must take them for walks. Dogs can take a lot of maintenance....
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Filpboard

BEST OF BOTH WORLDS Flipboard is a free app that is available for IOS, Windows, and Android. The platform itself is formatted to replicate and uses the lingo of a magazine. The concept is that each user makes their account and creates their very own personalized “magazine” feed to read. The app was designed to...
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Cinemagraph Pro is as Magical as Harry Potter

So, you want to be a wizard? Well, you’ve found the right tool! If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to create images as incredible as the ones found in Harry Potter’s newspaper “The Daily Prophet”, then you’ve come to the right place. What is Cinemagraph Pro? Cinemagraph Pro is a visual content tool that’s...
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GIMP Review

WHAT IS GIMP: GIMP is an application available for download on all types of computers. GIMP stands for ‘Gnu Image Manipulation Program’. The application is most known as a photo manipulator/editor but also has the following capabilities: image composition, image format converter, photo retouching, animation creation, and editing, etc. The product is free of charge,...
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IFTTT: Working Your Apps Together To Fit Your Daily Needs

What’s cookin good lookin? Have you ever cooked and not followed a recipe? How did it turn out? I know that sometimes even if I follow a recipe or don’t, it could be a hit or miss if it turns out or not. This online tool, IFTTT, can help with giving guidelines to recipes and...
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Poll Maker is SnapChat

Poll Maker is for everyone Snap Chat is great at capturing snippets of life. Snap Chat captures the spontaneous. Poll Maker is the same. Poll Maker nets those little pieces of data that you are looking for. It is quick and easy to use just like Snap Chat. Poll Maker has themes that help you...
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Keyhole, Analyze Your Competition

Have you ever wished that you could add your own google analytics tags to your competition’s website? If you could, you would have the ability to understand how people are engaging with your competition. You could analyze their strategies in mass and gain insights for your own campaigns. Unfortunately, keyhole doesn’t let you do that....
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Adobe Spark: Gorgeous Layouts Ready For Your Imagination

Adobe Spark consists of a Web app with three main tools—Post, Page, and Video—each with companion mobile apps. The three tools create social memes, mini websites, and narrated tutorials, respectively. Spark is free for anyone to try at spark.adobe.com; you just need an Adobe account or can log in with Facebook or Google account credentials....
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CoSchedule Marketing Tool is as essential as Weekly Meal Prepping.

Now, before you read any more, let me break this down. CoSchedule calendar tool allows you to plan, collaborate, and execute social media campaigns. This all in one tool is essential in staying organized and getting stuff done in a timely manner. So is meal prepping for the week. Here are a few thoughts on...
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PIXLR | The Ultimate Social Media Content Editing Tool

Let’s be honest: we won’t post anything on our social media accounts without touching up our images first—whether we’re covering up a blemish with the heal tool or adding a filter to hide flaws, photo editing has become the cornerstone for publishing content online. I know I’m guilty of this. I challenge you to find...
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Hi Pablo, You’re Just Okay.

Hi Pablo, You’re Just OK. Pablo is a video light painting app. It is used for night photography and long exposure photography. There is a free version that will help you do all the basics you will need. There is a $5 version of the app. I haven’t noticed any huge changes from the free and...
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TweetDeck: Managing your Twitter feeds with Ease

TweetDeck is an excellent tool to make the most of your Twitter account. Keep track of the competition, manage conversations around your brand, and engage with customers on a new level. TweetDeck is a free digital tool for Twitter. It’s an easy snapshot of instant feeds prepared by you and your team. Follow key hashtags,...
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Word Swag

The Mobile Ad Design App for the Social Media Novice Picture this. Your boss is wanting to start some social media posting for the company because they think it will be an awesome idea. They only have a couple problems, first… budget . Second, they don’t know hardly anything about social media posting. He looks...
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Bitly: The URL Shortener For You

Bitly is a tool that can be used to shorten a websites URL. You can use bitly to save and share links from around the internet on many different channels of communication such as social media sites and emails. Bitly is the world’s largest URL shortener. Bitly does this by replacing a big link with...
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Twitter Analytics as a Social Media Marketing Tool

Most Twitter users are not aware that they have access to utilize their accounts analytics. On each person’s Twitter account there is an analytics tab that gives you access to information on your viewers. This is a very helpful social media marketing tool because you can track your follower’s behavior and amount of views on...
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