Tag Archives: contacts


The business of business cards

Posted on by Tommaso De Benetti

… It is an issue I’m sure nearly every office is familiar with: how do you file these contacts in a meaningful way, allowing for both flexibility in the way data are structured and in how they can be accessed by your team?

Don’t start me up

The problem is exacerbated when you deal with start-up businesses. Start-ups crave attention. They know that everyone goes home with hundreds of business cards, so to stand out they design eccentric cards, with unusual designs, shape or …

Tags: business cards contacts crowdsourcing filing microtask

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Google+, Twitter, Facebook: the new capitals of crowdsourcing?

Posted on by Tommaso De Benetti

… G+ from rivals Facebook and Twitter.

Spheres of influence

G+ circles allow users to divide contacts into separate “watertight” compartments. Google combines the idea of sharing with friends (as in Facebook lists) with the possibility of gaining followers (see Twitter). Of course, it can get a bit tricky when selecting who sees what but that’s easily fixed with a bit of careful contact sorting (or, failing that, a groveling apology to your boss/ spouse/ mother-in-law). The …

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Nordic Tech Tour: Our journey gets going

Posted on by Harri Holopainen

… there is no shortage of people happy to buy the next round).

Following up with all the new contacts and ideas (not to mention filing of business cards ) is going to keep us busy for weeks. Not that I’m complaining: for Microtask the journey is gathering momentum. It’s time to hang on, fasten our seatbelts and enjoy the ride!

See Press Release With A Really Long Name Written In Caps.

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