Zapier: Workflow Automation for Business

I never realized that I’d have to wait 6 years before we’d begin seeing applications that intelligently visualized application programming interfaces… but we’re finally getting there. Yahoo! Pipes launched in 2007 and had some connectors for manipulating and connecting systems, but it lacked integration with plethora of web services and APIs that were exploding across the web. Zapier is nailing it… enabling you to automate tasks between online services – currently 181! Zapier is for

A Project Management Solution for Consultants

There are three kinds of projects. The ones you can do on your own, the ones that you can pay someone else to handle for you, and the ones that you need to collaborate with others on. Project management software is for the third kind. I recently discovered Mavenlink, a cloud-based project management application that is similar to Basecamp, but with a focus on the needs of consultants and freelancers. Mavenlink lets you create projects,

The Business of Word Research

This is a Sponsored Post. With the value of search engine ranking so high, it’s no wonder that research tools are popping up everywhere on the web. I utilize WordTracker in my blog, simply because it has an easy-to-use plugin for finding the best tags for each of your posts. I know that SEOmoz has quite a few keyword and key phrase tools within its arsenal of premium content, I simply can’t justify the expense