3 Simple Team Management Tips for Startups

The Shout’Em team had a team building weekend a couple of weeks ago and we came out of it alive. Team building is something that corporations like to do when a new management team comes along and they need to “meet the troops”. With a couple of advisors, a good agency and several thousand dollars

Vote for the Best European Web App – Support Shout’Em!

TechCrunch Europe, the European outlet of the leading web 2.0 technology blog TechCrunch, has opened voting for the best European technology companies. Called The Europas, the tech innovation award honors the best technology companies and startups from Europe, the Middle East and Africa. TechCrunch Europe will be holding the first Europe-wide technology award ceremony in

How Microsoft Used Microblogging for Their WinDays Conference

Microsoft’s business marketing focuses on events, such as the 2000 people strong WinDays conference, held every year in Croatia. Microsoft WinDays is the biggest regional IT conference that spans 5 days of presentations, workshops and parties. This year the conference once again took over the seaside town of Opatija. Microsoft wanted to add some advanced

The 15 Minute Guide to Twitter Productivity

While microblogging has helped free students from jails, as well as raised money for charity, it has also given a lot of us a good reason to procrastinate. This isn’t Twitter’s fault. We’ll always find nice and shiny things to do instead of work, but there’s a point where we have to say – enough

How to Setup a Custom Domain For Your Shout’Em Network

So you’ve set up your Shout’Em network and it’s growing steadily. Maybe you’ve already customized the look, but something’s still missing. Yes! Your own custom domain name… What is a Domain Name? A domain name is a web site address, such as our very own www.shoutem.com. Domain names come in all shapes and sizes. You

100 Awesome Designers and Developers to Follow on Twitter

With even Oprah joining the microblogging world, the signal to noise ratio has shifted dramatically. It’s time to set things right. First on our list – the most inspiring and informative designers and developers you can follow, in no particular order: Eric Meyer is known as a web standards advocate who has written numerous books

Create Your Ultimate Social Network Avatar

Your avatar on a social network is the simplest way of letting others recognize you for who you are and personalizing your experience. No matter if you’re a teenager or already have teenagers of your own, an avatar is something you have to create yourself. We don’t want any standard AOL avatars, now do we?

7 Essential Twitter and Microblogging Books

Although these days we all prefer to stay within 140 characters, there are exceptions. We’ve compiled a list of six such exceptions in the form of books that will teach you everything you need to know about Twitter and microblogging. All the books are as fresh as the whole microblogging revolution so it’s only a

25 Awesome Twitter Backgrounds of 2009.

Twitter is a simple tool. Very simple. Sometimes maybe even too simple. That’s why it’s so astonishing to see all the ways people have been using their backgrounds to make their profiles look better. From minimalistic patterns to advanced photorealistic illustrations, here are 25 of the best Twitter backgrounds of 2009. No Luck Needed Null