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#TechBlab Ep25 – Top 10 Apps November

#TechBlab Ep25 – Top 10 Apps November

1. Hitchly
Turn any URL to a Phonenumber your visitors can dial in
2. Faceparty
Fun x 4. Shoot killer GIFs, collage them, and share your genius with the universe.
 
3. Super
Home Ownership Reinvented. A subscription service that will take care of your home maintenance
4. Punkpost
 
Send hand written cards as easy as texting
 
5. Get the Font – Download any Font
 
*this might be a little illegal*
6. Animaker
Make cool Animated videos easily
7. Crowdcast
Webinars Made Easy
 
8. Unmute
 
Live broadcast Your Audio Calls (Its like Blab but Audio only)
Join LIVE voice calls happening anywhere in the world. More than just calls, these streams are interactive. When in session, other users can tune in, share photos and comments, and even join the talk if unmuted by the host. ≈ Call your friends • Send voicemails to anyone ∞ Replay calls at anytime ⁄ Save calls to share as a Podcast ∆ Post to Twitter, Facebook, and beyond
9. Fieldbook
Create Database as easy as Excel.
10. Todoist
 
11.  YouTube Music
12. Replay Video Editor by Stupeflix
https://appsto.re/us/ZSbyP.i
13. FREE App of the week 11/15-11/21
PDF Expert 5 – Fill forms, annotate PDFs, sign documents by Readdle
https://appsto.re/us/nGcwS.i
14. Action Launcher 3 for Android
15. Audio Recorder for Andorid by Sony
16. CoEverywhere mentioned by @michaelhernsin
17. Otta Radio mentioned by @Mat_Sherman

#Techblab Episode 24 – Top 20+ IFTTT Recipes with @jenrgy

#Techblab Episode 24 – Top 20 IFTTT Recipes with @jenrgy

BIG thanks once again to Jennifer Lehner @jenrgy for joining us and sharing some of her favorites! All of her favorites are colored Pink just like her Bird Nerds course! The info for that is right below! Also setup notifications for our website by adding our RSS to IFTTT. Just add this recipe and our feed

Here is the Recipe: https://ifttt.com/recipes/147561-rss-feed-to-email

And here is our RSS Feed: techblab.co/feed

Here is a few more RSS related recipe’s:https://ifttt.com/feed


 

http://birdnerds.info
Comprehensive Twitter course.for all levels. Starts with the basics and goes all the way to Advanced stuff, including a bonuses of a Twitter Advertising course and Social Streaming Course (periscope and blab). lifetime access and course will updated twice a year. Carts close Friday at midnight and although I will be offering this course again, I won’t be offering it with the two 90 minute live q/a calls that are included this time. Cost is $247 USD .
1. Share your Instagram pics as native Twitter photos
When you post on Instagram, the photos will show up in your Twitter feed as a full image rather than just a link. This Recipe is awesome!
2. Be a “First Responder” to Your Audience’s needs. (Twitter Search to SMS)
3. Save Screenshots to a separate iOs Album
4. Add tweets from a specific user to a Google Spreadsheet
4. Add favorite bloggers latest posts to a Google Spreadsheet
5.If IFTTT adds a new feature, be the first to know!
 
6. If a certain hashtag is used by someone on Twitter, add them to a Twitter lis.
 
7.(Local recipe) If it snows (or rains), send out a list of your favorite activities to do in your town on a rainy day.
 
8. Publish to YouTube and to Pinterest at the same time.
 
9.Create a bit.ly link for any iOs screenshot you take
 
10. Un-mute your ringer in the morning
11. Simply label a Gmail “Evernote” to send it there 
In Gmail, just select “Evernote” as a label for an email and it will get sent to Evernote as a new note.
12. Get an SMS alert before any event starts on your Google Calendar. 
13. SMS Birthday reminders
14. Get yourself out of an awkward situation
Notes: “Excuse me, I have to take this call…” Send your IFTTT SMS number a text with the hashtag #help to receive a phone call. Great for a quick escape!
15. Save new contacts to a Google Spreadsheet
16. Share new blog posts to a Facebook Page
17. Create reminders for important emails
Get stuff done! Automagically create iOS Reminders whenever you star new emails in your Gmail inbox.
 
18. Save your new Instagram photos to Dropbox
19. Create scheduled and recurring Trello cards.
Do you have a task that you perform every week? Automatically create Trello cards on a schedule of your choosing.
20. Build a social media calendar in Google Calendar every time you Buffer
This recipe adds a new event to your Google Calendar on the date and time it’s scheduled to post
21. Buffer your Pocket favorites
All you got to do is favorite an article in Pocket and this Recipe will add it to your Buffer queue with a headline and image
22. Save links from liked (favorited) tweets to Pocket!
23. Facebook Page Posts go to Google+ via Buffer
24. Feedly Saved for Later Items to Buffer (Requires Feedly Pro)
25. Sync new files from Dropbox to Google Drive
26. Save starred emails to ToDoist App for all platforms
27. Save Gmail Attachments to Dropbox 
28. Remind me to return missed calls (Android Only)
 
http://birdnerds.info
Comprehensive Twitter course.for all levels. Starts with the basics and goes all the way to Advanced stuff, including a bonuses of a Twitter Advertising course and Social Streaming Course (periscope and blab). lifetime access and course will updated twice a year. Carts close Friday at midnight and although I will be offering this course again, I won’t be offering it with the two 90 minute live q/a calls that are included this time. Cost is $247 USD .

#Techblab Episode 23 – Video Production

#Techblab Episode 23 – Video Production featuring special guest Mimika Cooney! @mimikacooney

 

Here is the link to the special offer of $500 Mimika’s Video Course
Use code: Early (expires Nov 15, 2015)
Mic Stand
Light Ring
Movo LV1 Lavalier Clip On Mic
Telepromter

#TechBlab Episode – 22 Smart Outsourcing

Catch the replay: REPLAY!
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Beauty Supplies for Men & Women
Fresh Direct Online Grocery
Laundry Service
Child Care/Adult Care/ Pet Care
Handyman
Delivery/Posting
Alcohol
Enforce

25 Tasks to Outsource to a General Virtual Assistant

1.    Email Management/Filtering
2.    Setting up Autoresponders (Aweber, Mailchimp)
3.    Booking appointments with clients
4.    Following up with clients/customers (sending thank you and other reminder emails)
5.    Receptionist duties (answering occasional calls)
6.    Calendar Management
7.    File Management (organizing files using Dropbox etc)
8.    Database building (eg. updating email or contact lists on your CRM)
9.    Research on certain topics for blogposts, newsletters or others
10.  Personal errands (purchasing gifts for loved ones / family members online)
11.  Hotel and Flight Booking
12.  Transcription (transcribing voicemail, video or audio, podcasts etc.)
13.  Taking down minutes of meetings
14.  Creating basic reports (reports on weekly tasks, deliverables, sales)
15.  Preparing Slideshows (Powerpoint Presentations)
16.  Liaison between you and other team members
17.  Recruitment (source for other team members like writers or graphic artists)
18.  Set-up Social Media Accounts (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Youtube)
19.  Manage and update Social Media Accounts
20.  Manage your Blog (Basic WordPress Skills)
21.  Publish posts on your Blog (content you provided)
22.  Filter  and reply to comments on your blog
23.  Answering support tickets (with the use of Zendesk)
24.  Blog commenting (to increase links to your site)
25.  Participating in discussion forums or message boards (more promotion!)

Tasks to Outsource:
Contact Lens & Glasses
Amazon Subscribe & Save
Man Packs

#TechBlab Ep 21 – Tech for Health & Wellness

Fitbit Charge Super Watch
Fitbit Flex 
 
Fitbit Charge HR
Fitbit Surge
Microsoft Band
Jawbone Up3
Jawbone Up4
Moto 360
Apps:
 
Moves App
Think Melon
Sleep Tracking Apps
Meditation Apps
calm.com
getheadspace.com
5 Min Journal

#TechBlab Episode 19 – Entrepreneur’s Toolbox

– Google for Work
– Trello
– Dropbox
– OneDrive
– Evernote
-OneNote
Zoom
Clickfunnels
Asana
Slack
Hire VA/Temp Staff
PostPlanner
Buffer
Freedom – Block Distractions
Canva
IconFinder
Convertkit
Stormboard – online brainstorming
Domain Search
Stripe
GumRoad – Sell digital files
Alibaba
AliExpress
Moo Cards
A/B Testing for Websites – Optimizely
Xero
Sqwiggle – Team Collaboration, Chat, Video
Fiverr/Fever
Audible
Meetup
HARO
Shopify
Theme forest
On Demand business advice
99 Designs
Open source Legal Documents
Product Hunt
KickStarter
Cloudflare
 
Sunrise Calendar-
Flux for eye strain
Marks
Scrivener
Mindset Mindmanager
Asana
Smart sheet
Harvest for time tracking
HubSpot
Yesware
Nimble
17 Hats
Appear
Plus and Minus

#TechBlab Episode – 18 Get More Opt-ins/Leads on Your Site (Tools/Apps/Strategies)

 

#TechBlab Episode – 18 Get More Opt-ins/Leads on Your Site (Tools/Apps/Strategies)

What Makes a Good Lead Magnet?

– Relate to knowledge they lacks
– It should also solve their particular problem
– Can be easily digestible within minutes
– Lead magnet need to tie back with your product in the backend and their buying intent.

Types of Lead Magnets:

– E-books and white papers
– Minicourses via email
– Cheat sheets
– Video or video series
– Audio recording, podcast
– Free course / webinar
– Assessment or test
– Free coupons
– How to be a smart buyer of X
– Things you need to know before buying Y
– Free online tools (home decor planner, pet optimal nutrition calculator, car online custom tuning etc)
– Free Shipping
– Quiz
– Giveaway / Contest
– Workbook
– Tools List
– Printable
– Private Facebook Group
– Consultation Call 1-1

Coming up with Content for Lead Magnet:

1 ) What are the top 3 questions you are constantly asked when people want to know about your business?
(These common questions are a perfect starting point to help you start seeing what your audience most needs from you)

2) What are your audience’s PAIN POINTS? (Figuring out what keeps them up at night and the obstacles that get in their way will help you understand their needs and become even more valuable to them.)

3) What sort of value can you add that your ideal audience wont be able to pass up?

3. Questions to Ask: (Try to get 3 Yes)

-Is it so irresistible that your audience will actually feel they’ve missed out if they pass it up?

-Will your lead magnet get your audience results, save them money or solve a problem?

-Will their positive outcome happen quickly? (Remit Sethi – How to save Annual Fees on Credit Cards)

Researching Lead Magnet Ideas:

1. Quora.com
2. Google Adwords Keyword Planner
3. BuzzSumo

Tools for Creating opt-in Boxes

Facebook Lead Ads

https://www.facebook.com/business/news/lead-ads-launch

Sumo Me
http://sumome.com/
– List Builder
– Welcome Matt
– Scroll Box
– Smart Bar

Option Monster

http://optinmonster.com/ – $9/month / $49 – year
– Exit Intent® Technology
– Page Level Targeting
– A/B Split Testing
– drag & drop builder
– Mobile only popups

Bloom

– $89 per year (For all Plugins + Themes of Elegant themes)
– locked content form
– Form Triggers (e.g After Purchase, Show on certain pages)
http://www.elegantthemes.com/plugins/bloom/
Types of Opt-ins:

Email Opt in Boxes

KingSumo
-Giveaway – $198
http://kingsumo.com/apps/giveaways/

List Fusion
http://codecanyon.net/item/list-fusion-best-popup-and-lead-generation-plugin/8565621

Booking / Consultation
https://calendly.com/
http://www.scheduleonce.com/

#TechBlab Episode – 17 Building Membership Sites via #WordPress (Plugins/Themes)

Common things to look into when deciding on a membership site:

– Content Protection
– Tiered Membership
– Multiple Membership Levels/Products per user
– User controlled billing/cancellation
– Forum Integration
– Affiliate integration
– Trial offers
– Drip content with specific start dates
– Auto generate core pages (checkout/registration)
– Pausing membership
– Payment processing (Integration with stripe/paypal etc.)
– Upsells and One time offers
– Discount/Coupon code
– Email notifications
– Email integration (with Mailchimp/Aweber etc)

– Wishlist Member
http://member.wishlistproducts.com/

– Click Funnels – $97/month
http://clickfunnels.com

– Zippy Courses – $199 initial / $99 recurring per year
https://zippycourses.com/

– S2 Member – $89/single site license
http://s2member.com/

– Coursecats – $49/month
https://www.coursecats.com/

– Membermouse – $19.95/month
https://membermouse.com/

– Memberpress
https://www.memberpress.com/

– Ontraport
https://ontraport.com/

Member Ship Pro
http://codecanyon.net/item/ultimate-membership-pro-wordpress-plugin/12159253?ref=naes993

Here is a new BETA membership plugin

Paid Member Subscriptions – Beta

Kajabiapp
https://www.kajabiapp.com/

Optimize Press
https://www.optimizepress.com/

Opt in From Mike:

Download our membership plugin comparison chart


Direct Link:
http://www.themembershipguys.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/plugin-comparison-table.png
Kick Ass Membership Planner:
http://www.themembershipguys.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/The_Kick_Ass_Membership_Planner.pdf