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Do you have Phantom Vibration Syndrome?

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The syndrome known as “phantom vibration” is characterised by an individual falsely perceiving that their cell phone is vibrating or ringing when it isn’t — Wikipedia

Sound like you? Keep reading…

How many times a day do you check your phone?

Apple recently reported that their users unlock their phones on average 80 times a day, which works out at about 6–7 times every hour.

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12 Life-Changing, Time-Saving, Digital Marketing Chrome Extensions

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Are you one of those people who often finds themselves short of time, no matter what you do? Yes? Then you will love this list.

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Google+ – An Intranet Solution for Small Businesses

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One of the great things about using Google Apps for Work is that it gives you the tools to use their social media platform, Google+, as an intranet.

We recently made the jump to using Google+ as our intranet in a company of 70 employees.

How does Google+ work as an intranet?

If you use Google Mail for your email you will also have the option of creating a Google+ profile. This profile is easily accessible when logged into the Chrome browser making it very convenient for people to access as an intranet.

Here’s where the cool part comes… you can lock down Google’s social media platform so posts shared by people with the company’s email domain are only visible to to those people within your organisation! – Very exciting I know!

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How to use WhatsApp as a Business Communication Tool

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WhatsApp has been getting a lot of media attention since Facebook bought the instant messaging service for $19billion last year, but something which may have been missed is how valuable the app can be used as a business communication tool.

The numbers speak for themselves: WhatsApp now has half a billion regular active users. No wonder the corporate world is interested.

WhatsApp does have limitations though. For example, groups are capped at 100 people – which is obviously restricting for a lot of businesses. Something which is probably intentional…

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How to automatically share your Instagram images natively to Twitter (with IFTTT)

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If you love time hacks then you will love IFTTT (If This Then That). Trust me it’s worth checking out. When I discovered this tool I got very excited and spent hours on the website exploring everything you can do with it.

IFTTT allows you to set up ‘recipes’ which means when a specific action is carried out another action is automatically triggered. A huge time saver when it comes to social media management.

One of my favourite recipes is: 

This means that when you post an Instagram photo you can choose to natively share it to a Twitter account by using a chosen hashtag (set by yourself) in the Instagram photo caption.

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