Until I started blogging, way back in June 2006, most of my writing was for clients. I wrote to reach to their markets/media contacts/communities in a voice that reflected their sound, not mine. If you’re a professional writer, you know that writing under your own byline in an incentive to do your best.
And, writing for a popular blogger with a fanatic following online is even tougher. It’s not just their space, it’s their readers’ communal gathering zone where they can and do talk back. Here’s a quick how-to guide along with an invitation to be a contributor to wiredPRworks. Read More…
Even though I don’t have an iPhone, I want iPhone apps. I’ve lost track of the number of times I’ve said, “If I had an iPhone, I could _______________.”
That’s the personal side.
From the business side, I looked into making iPhone apps for clients a few months ago. We found a developer who said the cost started out at around $800, which is a small price to pay for the cool factor. What stopped us? The developer – who said, “Unless you make something really cool and useful, having an iPhone app might backfire. People won’t use it or they might make fun of it.”
That was then and today it’s WOW!
Thanks to Guy Kawasaki, now anyone can make a reasonably priced iPhone app with AppMaker. Use coupon code “GUYK” to pay $49 instead of $199 before January 19, 2010.
Video on how to Turn RSS content into an iPhone app easily, with AppMakr
Since this post is going out on the first business day of 2010, here are 10 iPhone apps that will help you keep your New Year’s resolutions. Browse through over 100,000 selections at the iPhone App Store.
Image: AppMakr model of Wired PR Works’ iPhone App. Credit goes to Artist Tara Reed for sending the link over.
What do you think? Is an iPhone App the next social marketing must have?