I found out about these cool iPhone apps on Twitter, and wanted to share! They’re created by a company called JumiTech, who makes these 2 apps and a few more that I’m not using.

JumiTech just gave me free coupon codes for 10 for each app, so if you want one, either Tweet or update your Facebook Status about this post, and send me an email specifying which app you want the code for, and I’ll send it to you. rachel (at) rachel-levy (dot) com.

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Selecting your handle is an important step when starting out on Twitter. It’s not that you can’t change it whenever you want, it’s just that as people start to recognize you as your Twitter handle, your brand and your reputation, it becomes harder and harder to move away from that.  There are a few handle options you have, so I thought I’d go over the pros and cons of each:

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If you’re not familiar with BlendTec, they are a company who used videos to market a fairly unexciting product, in a brilliant way that turned into a viral sensation. They pick items that you would never ordinarily put in a blender, such as iPhones, golf balls, glow sticks, and show how powerful the BlendTec blender is, by the fact that it can crush up these items on their “Will It Blend?” show. The shows are hysterical, and have proven to be an amazing tool to market their product.

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uVizz, an innovative application for video sharing, could be the next big video sharing platform. It solves two problems for online advertisers. First, click through rates of advertising on social networks uVizzare notoriously low (0.8% on Facebook).  So, while they have a high reach, people very rarely click on them.  The reason for this, is most likely related to the second issue that uVizz solves — that the ads are not relevant to what the consumer is actually doing.  They can certainly be targeted based on content or demographic/geographic information, but the consumer is not necessarily open to seeing them at that time they appear.

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What I feared would happen when I got my iPhone has happened already, in just a few short weeks. I’m addicted, and seem to have my head buried in it all the time!  Here’s a story for you about a situation that would have been different if I had been allowed to use my phone.

Cell phones

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Note: The original post with comments is now ineditable, so has been recreated here. Please see the old post if you’re interested in the comments!

There are so many Twitter applications, I can’t keep track! So, I decided to start this list as a comprehensive place to list all the Twitter programs. I plan to keep this updated as I find out about new applications. If you have any to add, please leave a comment below, and I’ll add them. Or, if you feel I have described the applications incorrectly, please let me know as well! (ones in bold italics in the chart have been added since the last update)

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