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Infographic: Rank Your Favorite Social Media Platform of 2016

Infographic: Rank Your Favorite Social Media Platform of 2016

Social media has become part of our daily routine here in America and we decided to take a poll on the favorite social media platform of 2016. Facebook and Twitter have been around for quite some time but new players in the social media game are quickly becoming the platform of choice by Americans. Find out which social media platform was used the most in 2016 with our 'Rank Your Favorite Social Media Platform of 2016' infographic. What social media platform did you use most in 2016? DialMyCalls.com recently conducted an online survey to find out what social media platform was preferred by Americans in 2016, the results are below: *Click Infographic To Enlarge* *Click Infographic To Enlarge* *Percentages are calculated for each survey question.

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Top 11 Great Communication Apps for Scout Troops

Top 11 Great Communication Apps for Scout Troops

Leading a Boy Scout or Girl Scout troop is a great way to give back to your local community. Many people, especially parents, decide to create a scout troop in their local area. For scout masters, keeping track of everything and maintaining good communication with the scouts, or with parents of younger scouts like Brownies and Cub Scouts, can present a challenge. Fortunately, there are an impressive variety of options for facilitating consistent, effective communication with your scouts and their parents. Here are some of the best options, including general messaging apps, platforms designed specifically for scout troop management, and more. TroopTrack TroopTrack is a software program specifically designed for managing and organizing scout troops. You can plan events, manage important information, and communicate with members of your troop using an email distribution list, which includes a monthly newsletter personalized for each member. In TroopTrack, you can also

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Top 5 Free Santa Apps for Kids

Top 5 Free Santa Apps for Kids

Christmas is an exciting time of year for children and advances in technology have made it possible to create Santa apps to spread holiday cheer. NORAD really kicked off the interactive Santa Claus movement when the organization launched NORAD Tracks Santa in 1955, and later launched it's online Santa Tracker in 2004. Since then, several companies have joined in on the mission to spread holiday cheer by offering free apps for kids to use during Christmas each year – calls from Santa, hilarious videos with Santa's elves, and unforgettable holiday video eCards are just a few of the many apps available. To get everyone in the Christmas spirit, DialMyCalls.com has compiled a list of the top 5 free Santa apps for kids to enjoy: 1) NORAD Tracks Santa Dating back to 1955, NORAD Tracks Santa is the longest running interactive Santa Claus experience for kids and adults. Every

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Top 16 Best Apps That Integrate With MailChimp

Top 16 Best Apps That Integrate With MailChimp

When it comes to email marketing, MailChimp is the gold standard. Founded in 2001 the service is almost unparalleled in its ease of use, versatility, and integration. MailChimp is an indispensable tool for marketers around the world, whether they’re selling a product online or promoting a charitable nonprofit. MailChimp is capable of seamless integration with quite a few different apps. From e-commerce platforms and content management systems, to CRM and project management tools, MailChimp integration is surprisingly versatile. Here are sixteen of the best apps that integrate easily with MailChimp. 1) Shopify Integration Shopify is one of the most widely used e-commerce platforms. During the checkout process, Shopify can ask your customers if they’d be interested in receiving promotional emails from your brand. If they agree, MailChimp for Shopify will automatically add their email address to your list. The customers are also automatically added to their own list,

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Infographic: Types of Robocalls Americans Receive

Infographic: Types of Robocalls Americans Receive

Robocalls are commonly categorized as political calls that are sent out to Americans in an effort to collect votes in an upcoming election. What millions of people don't realize is that other organizations use robocalls to send out extremely important messages. Schools, churches, nonprofits, sports leagues, and countless other groups rely on robocalls to send out important messages in a timely fashion. What types of robocalls do Americans receive throughout the year? DialMyCalls.com recently conducted an online survey to find out what types of automated calls were being sent out, the results are below: *Click Infographic To Enlarge* *Click Infographic To Enlarge* *Percentages are calculated for each robocalls survey question, some questions allowed for multiple responses which is why the percentages vary from question to question.

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Top 22 Best Apps for Nonprofits

Top 22 Best Apps for Nonprofits

There are quite a few apps out there that are designed to help businesses run more smoothly. From project management to lead generation, these helpful web and mobile technologies make our lives so much easier. This is also true for nonprofits. Nonprofits face unique challenges, but many of the same apps can provide significant benefits for these organizations. Here are some of the best apps available for nonprofit foundations. 1) One Today by Google One Today is a mobile app from Google that features a different nonprofit every day. Users can donate $1 or match peer donations. To be approved, you'll need to register with Google for Nonprofits. [onetoday.google.com] 2) Check-in for Good Check-in for Good can turn any business or event venue into a hub for donations and raising awareness. This app uses location-based technology to help your donors find donation hotspots. By checking in, they

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Top 5 Food Truck SMS Marketing Tips and FAQ

Top 5 Food Truck SMS Marketing Tips and FAQ

Running a food truck business can be a rewarding opportunity to show off your food making skills, as long as you can get customers to your truck. This type of "on the move" business puts you at a slight disadvantage against the typical eatery since a loyal fan may not always know where to find you. You could invest in a megaphone, neon lights or even a bat signal to stand out where you're parked, or you could take the easy route and market your business through text messages. SMS marketing is an easy and cost effective way of keeping in contact with your loyal customers. The concept is simple, they "opt in" to your service by giving you their cell phone number – just offer a free drink in exchange for those digits and you'll be amazed at how many oblige – then you are permitted to send

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5 Best Practices for College Recruiters

5 Best Practices for College Recruiters

For decades, businesses have recognized the benefit of bringing new minds aboard that are coming straight out of college. The job of a college recruiter is to entice the best and brightest to become a part of whatever team they are working for. The stakes are high and the competition tough, making it imperative that college recruiters learn how to make connections with this emerging job pool at their level and build strong relationships that last. Create a Compelling Online Presence Your potential new employees are born of the digital age, and are accustomed to communicating online. In order to attain their interest, your company needs to be online too, tweeting, posting and even blogging on a regular basis. Make it as personal as possible by using names and pictures. Choose individuals with strong personalities that people generally migrate, to manage your social presence online, and give them some

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7 Tips for Getting Your House Winter Weather Ready

7 Tips for Getting Your House Winter Weather Ready

Parts of the U.S. are already seeing snow in their forecast, making it imperative that you get your house winter ready. Winter weather causes a lot of wear and tear on a home, most of which can be prevented with a few quick tweaks and fixes while the leaves are still falling from the trees: 1) Start by Sealing Any Leaks Winter heating costs will skyrocket quickly if your home is prone to letting in the cold air. Use a candle and hold it to the frames of your windows and outside doors to check for any drafts blowing in. Electrical outlets and holes for plumbing entry are also common culprits of a leaky home. Replace worn weather stripping and door stops, fill leaks with caulking and extra insulation where necessary to make sure that you are getting the most benefit from your home's heating system, without having to

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Third Annual Tweet for Success Scholarship Contest Winners

Third Annual Tweet for Success Scholarship Contest Winners

Our third annual "Tweet For Success Scholarship Contest" ended last Friday and we have finally selected the winners. Four students will be receiving a $250 check to put towards their college education. Two of the winners were selected by receiving the most votes for their scholarship entry – the other two winners were picked by the DialMyCalls staff. This year the contest asked students to, in 140 characters or less, explain the benefits of online courses and degrees vs. traditional schooling. Over 12,000 students submitted an entry into this year's contest so it was extremely hard to pick only two winners. Below you will find all four winners and their Tweet For Success Scholarship Contest entries – each winner will be receiving $250: Top 2 Entries With Most Votes 1) Jazzlynsworld – 641 Votes – "Online Degree= Flexibility. Diversity Broadens perspective, Communication enhanced, Innovation through Virtual teamwork, Saves time

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