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Non-profit Business Summit Phoenix Business Journal –There’s An App For That

About thePresentation

Carol Stambaugh of Tech Tools, LLC presented the following session to the Non-profit Business Summit hosted by the Phoenix Business Journal.  The session titled, “There’s an App for That” was co-presented with Valley Leadership and YNPN.

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Video Played During the Phoenix Business Jornal Session Titled, “There’s An App For That”

 

Definition of a Geek

  1. An enthusiast or expert especially in a technological field or activity  <computer geek>
  2. A person with a state of mind and attitude who embraces technology in a way that positively impacts one’s life

 

Resources and Tools

Productivity

 Automation

  • Email Canned Responses — Enable Google Labs and start using canned responses in gmail
  • Online Forms — Google Docs, Wufoo Forms
  • IFTTT — If This Then That  (Sample recipes include: “If temperature drops below 50 degrees, tweet from my twitter account that soup is 20% off”  or  “If I star a message in gmail, automatically save it to evernote”  or  “If the pollen rises above X, then send me a text message telling me to take benadryl”

 Fundraising

Fun Apps for the Phone

  • Podcasts, Music Watch Movies on smartphones
  • Shazam — “What is that song?”
  • Games — Temple Run, Subway Surfer, Where’s My Water, Cut the Rope
  • Movies — Netflix, Flixster, Redbox
  • Dining — Yelp, Urban Spoon

Connecting

  • Online Brand –  Vizify or Gravatar
  • Smartphones as 2-way radios — HeyTell or Voxer
  • Facetime (for mac and iPhone) or Skype
  • Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Path, FourSquare

Education

Favorites From Friends (not covered above)

  • Using Facebook to take polls  🙂
  • News and Sports Apps
  • Apps that report traffic and cheap gas
  • Music – Pandora
  • Fitness apps that measure distance and calories
  • Dropbox, Springpad
  • Google Alerts — Monitor your online reputation

Trends

  • Apps for Health and Mental Health
  • Personal Growth and Goal Setting – Lift
  • Apps to control Home Environment
  • Gamification (like Codecademy and Lift — win badges)
  • Cross platform integration (like IFTTT)

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