Both services are versatile, but WP has pulled ahead [author]People still ask us all the time which blogging platform they should use. (Micro-answer: It depends on what's important to you.) During the first few months of 2009, we decided to launch two new ventures — Socialmedia.biz and Socialbrite.org — on WordPress.org platform. Let me explain why. … [Read more...] about WordPress and TypePad compared
Archives for March 2009
[author]Environmental activist Micki Krimmel -- a former community manager at Participant Productions and Revver -- talks about sustainability how to make yourself more green in this interview I conducted at the 2007 Pixelodeon video festival in Hollywood. Watch MPEG-4 video at Internet Archive Watch or download video on Revver See low-quality Flash version on YouTube … [Read more...] about Micki Krimmel: How to make yourself more green
[author]Is the future of social mobile an empowered few, or an empowered many? Mobile tools in the hands of the masses presents great opportunity for NGO-led social change, but is that the future we’re creating? In “The White Man’s Burden - Why the West’s Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good,” William Easterly’s frustration at large-scale, … [Read more...] about Social mobile: A moral duty to do more?
[author]With all the excitement surrounding Monday’s launch of FrontlineForms, we almost forgot the other improvements we’ve made to the FrontlineSMS software. As well as support for IntelliSMS - another Clickatell-style online aggregator - we finally got round to adding Unicode support which, to the non-technical, means you can now send and receive messages in foreign scripts, … [Read more...] about Chipping away at the SMS literacy barrier
[author]It’s been a hectic few months, but we’re finally there. Today we’re excited to announce the release of the new FrontlineForms, an SMS-driven data collection tool that seamlessly integrates into our existing and growing FrontlineSMS platform. Sure, data collection tools already exist, but many require mobile internet access to function, degrees in Linux to get … [Read more...] about FrontlineSMS: Data collection just got easier