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Thanks to Sprout Social
Sprout Social describes itself as a service that “allows businesses to efficiently and effectively manage & grow their social presence across multiple channels and turn social connections into loyal customers.”
The Sprout Social web application integrates with Twitter, Facebook Fan Pages, LinkedIn, Foursquare, Gowalla and other networks where consumers are engaging with businesses and brands. In addition to communication tools, Sprout Social offers contact management, competitive insight, lead generation, reporting, analytics and more – all in a package that’s intuitive and easy to use.
Thanks to Our Technology Providers:
Linode: Our site is hosted on a Linode VPN server and we couldn’t be happier with their service. To celebrate its birthday, Linode just upped our hard drive space by 20% and the fact that we haven’t experienced any major downtime since the launch of this site is a testament to the company’s service.
CloudFlare: CloudFlare’s CDN network makes sure these pages load quickly, no matter where you are. It’s security solutions also ensure that most spammers never even make it to the site.
Livefyre: Livefyre powers our comments here. The best way to show you why we decided to go with Livefyre is to take a look at a busy comment thread like this one, here. It’s real time and feels more interactive than most other commenting solutions we’ve tried.
Pearltrees: We use Pearltrees as our bookmarking solution for the daily “Best Tech Stories of Today” series we’ve been running here for the last few weeks. Pearltrees allows you to curate web content in a highly visual interface that makes organizing your stories a snap. Thanks to its recently updated embed and Firefox extension, we are able to easily gather all the interesting stories we come across over the course of the day and display them here.