Shout’Em is a The Next Web Startup Rally Finalist

If you haven’t read on Techcrunch, Mashable or The Next Web blog, Shout’Em has been selected as one of 19 finalists of The Next Web Rising Sun Startup Rally. We already told you we were going to The Next Web conference and why you should too. We even got you 20% off your pass. Thank

The Ultimate Social Network Avatar: 1. What Works

Avatars are the little images that represent you, your brand or your company on the web. While some take them for granted, they’re an integral part of social media branding. If you stand out, you get more eyeballs – it’s as simple as that. As you would wear a suit to a meeting, why not

Get Your Shout’Em Desktop Icon

For those who use Prism or Fluid to get their favorite web applications on their desktop, we’ve prepared a 128×128 pixel Shout’Em icon. You can find articles on how to setup both Fluid for your Mac and Prism for your Windows / Linux Mac desktop on our blog. It’s simple and quite useful if you

Twitter Web Interface on Your Mac Desktop with Fluid.app

While there are Twhirl, Twitterific and other great Twitter applications, some of us still prefer Twitter’s standard online interface. We might like it’s design or it’s feature simplicity. Whatever the reason, we might like to have Twitter or any other social network we use open in our browser. The problems start when you end up

10 Ways to Build Your Blog Community with Twitter

Every blogger, no matter how ambitious or dedicated to his or her blog – wants a community around it. Easier said than done of course. To build a community you have to get people engadged around the premise of your content and then make it as easy for them to interact as possible. Both with

Meet the Elite with ExecTweets

ExecTweets – Powered by Twitter & Federated Media
ExecTweets – Powered by Twitter & Federated Media

Twitter, Microsoft and Federated Media just decided that executives need executive treatment on Twitter – and so ExecTweets was born. Basically, the site is a directory and aggregator of exectives – browsable by industry. It features among others Guy Kawasaki, Jay Adelson of Digg, Michael Arrington of Techcrunch and Richard Branson of Virgin

The 15-Minute Guide to Microblogging in Education

Social networks and web technologies have for some time been used in education. Like business and media, web 2.0 has had a profound influence on the future of what we now call – education 2.0. Both teachers and especially students have been using blogs as well as social networks to get the job done, have fun and learn something in the process.

The end goal is to make education more efficient, but also a little bit less of a task. That’s why microblogging might be the answer to a lot of educator’s needs, and here are a few reasons why…

5 and a Half Things You Can’t Miss at The Next Web 2009. (+20% Off Your Pass)

[digg=http://digg.com/tech_news/5_and_a_Half_Things_You_Can_t_Miss_at_The_Next_Web_2009]If you’re into web technology, we’re sure you’ve heard about The Next Web conference. It’s one of those crazy European technology events you’re not entirely sure exists in fact. Well, it is very real. So real you have to come to Amsterdam on the 15th (Get 20% off your ticket for The Next Web). Here

Want Shout’Em Support in TweetDeck? Vote in Under 2 Minutes!

So you might or might not use Twhirl with Shout’Em, but you have to admit TweetDeck is one awesome microblogging application. Yes, it’s available on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux as well! The neat feature of is that it lets you create groups from your contacts, as well as separate columns for replies and