By B.L. Ochman
Here are six resources, cool tools and shiny new objects that my co-hosts, Albert Maruggi, Dave Erickson and I have shared recently on our new Blog Talk Radio Show, Beyond Social Media. We’re on every Tuesday night from 9:30 – 10 p.m. EST.
o Sold out, but way cool – Brookstone’s Laser projection keyboard lets you type on flat surfaces. You can pair it with your smartphone, laptop or tablet – and it fits on your keychain! A mere $99. Me want.
o 2012’s 10 Must-have WordPress plugins that every blogger should know about. From brilliant Jeff Bullas all are intended to help you to increase Social Media sharing of your articles and blog performance.
o A Man Page for Twitter This much-needed missing Twitter manual gives pretty complete instructions on how Twitter works. It was written for fun by Adam Prescott, who writes a lot of great content for serious geeks.
o Jam With Chrome lets you invite four friends into a live ‘JAM’ session to play an array of instruments and collaboratively create music from a Chrome browser anywhere in the world on just about any device. It’s part of an incredibly diverse and cool series of user-submitted Chrome Experiments.
Chrome Experiments is a showcase for creative web experiments, the vast majority of which are built with the latest open technologies, including HTML5, Canvas, SVG, and WebGL. All of them were made and submitted by talented artists and programmers from around the world.
o CIRIS is a robot who can make salad and clean up afterward. He added way much too much dressing if you ask me.
o Instragram has created a web presence: a nice complement to the mobile app, similar to Foursquare methodology. Now, says Albert Maruggi, businesses and marketers need to examine whether to create yet another social media profile.