- Loaded with value: The ultimate guide to social media scheduling walks you through your options, apps and comparisons. Very useful.
- Diminishing measures: Dear print magazines: We're just not that into you looks at the just awful numbers for what used to be my main writing outlet.
- I can see for miles and miles: Since it's already grown to gargantuan size while in semi-closed beta, Pinterest no longer requires invites. When you join, look for my board on Great ways to use Pinterest.
- Every tape is different when the users pay what they want. StoryBundle's a new service that offers pay-what-you-want for bundles of independently published ebooks that are DRM free--and if you pay a certain minimum, you get bonus books. An intriguing model.
- Go the distance: SoundGecko turns web pages into audiobooks. Love this and the new opportunities it represents.
- Inching toward better memory? A cognitive scientist explains memory tips and how to use Evernote to help.
- The disappearing measure: Did you notice that the Facebook Questions app has quietly disappeared? Me, neither.
- How will you measure up? If you're approaching potential employers on social media, here's a guide to make sure you fit the bill.
- Gives new meaning to taking the measure of someone: The Android app Current Caller ID ramps up what you can find out when someone's calling, giving you an entire dashboard of data: Their social posts, suggested times to call back, even the weather where they are.
- This really measures up: I love BrainPickings blog, and this week, it launched its "jukebox," which serves up a daily quote from a favorite book, paired with a song. Creative, cool, fun, addictive--and makes me want to do something that good.
You know who has a stellar weekly wrap-up for communicators?Coming from the guy who does the very good Free Tool Friday posts, that's something. Thanks, Zan, and thanks to you for starting your weekend with me, as always.
— Zan McCollochLussier (@zanarama) August 3, 2012