Social Networking For Authors & Overcoming The Rejection Slip

Social Networking For Authors & Overcoming The Rejection Slip

Yesterday I reviewed the leading social network for book readers, Goodreads. In the second post in my Social Books series, I’m checking out a brand new social network for book writers. Called Writer’s Bloq, it was founded by a young wannabe writer from New York named Nayia Moysidis. In a phone interview, I discovered that Moysidis, a graduate of…

ReadWriteWeb Recommends: Apps for Students

ReadWriteWeb Recommends: Apps for Students

More than half of middle and high school students carry smart phones, and the numbers are even higher among college students. Lots of apps promise to help students cram for exams and boost their grades. Read on for our pick of the app that jumps to the head of the class.

Amber Case’s Illustrated Dictionary of Cyborg Anthropology

Amber Case’s Illustrated Dictionary of Cyborg Anthropology

If you want to thrive in the future, it might help to read the manual. Software designer, CEO and 21st century renaissance woman Amber Case has published An Illustrated Dictionary of Cyborg Anthropology. It’s a light-hearted guide to ideas that permeate our lives in networked societies whether we know it or not.

[Review] Eloqua’s Grande Guide to Community Management

[Review] Eloqua’s Grande Guide to Community Management

Eloqua has published another of their Grande Guides, this one devoted to Community Management. I was able to get a copy on Thursday and wanted to share my review with all of you, now that it’s available for all. The ebook is written by some well-loved folks in the community management and content strategy sphere, Brett Petersel (Co-Founder of The…

RWW Recommends: The Best App For Organizing Travel Itineraries

RWW Recommends: The Best App For Organizing Travel Itineraries

Between emailed hotel confirmations, boarding passes and driving directions, travel for many still means packing loads of paper. A slew of apps are aimed at eliminating clutter and organizing your itinerary in one place. Click to read about our favorite for getting you on the road or on the beach with minimal hassles.

RWW Recommends: The Best Writing App for Mobile/Tablet

RWW Recommends: The Best Writing App for Mobile/Tablet

We’re tired of hearing that touchscreen devices are for consumption, not creation. It’s just not true. Even without a physical keyboard, the right gestures, designs and priorities can help a mobile app encourage the flow of great ideas. We’re writers here, and after trying them all, we’ve got a recommendation for the best touchscreen…

RWW Recommends: The Best Social Investing Site

RWW Recommends: The Best Social Investing Site

An investing strategy completely based on social media sentiment won’t make you rich, but stock-focused social media can boost your education as an investor and offer tips for further research. Read on for our blue chip pick of the best place on the Web to connect with other investors.