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SEVANS STRATEGY: AUDIENCE & CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT FOR BIG EVENTS!

Working with Sarah and her team and is like bringing in your own, personal digital news crew. With a focus on creating engaging video (produced and real-time) content, Sarah also creates compelling and interactive social content in the form of written, photography and audio.

Sarah works as a digital correspondent. That means she helps your brand by telling your stories as a credible, third party. Brands own all of the content she and her team create, but, she also shares the content she loves to create with her awesome online community.

From one-on-one behind-the-scenes interviews with executives, like John Chambers, Cisco Systems (creating some of the most shared content during #CiscoLive) or celebrity red carpets, like will.i.am. #TRANS4M fundraiser (where taking things digital helped them meet their fundraising goal before the event was over), this content gets real results. It's because Sarah is not only an on-air talent, she brings social and digital strategy, talent, editing and publishing with her company Sevans Strategy.

She has the privilege of working with companies, like PayPal and Cox Communications, and, often, partners with public relations and media firms as a resource for clients.

When should you work with Sarah:

  • Campaign launch
  • Live event
  • Trade Show
  • Large conference
  • Product announcement
  • Sponsor a red carpet
  • Host of a web show or series

Each client that works with Sarah gets a unique experience. No two videos or tweets are alike. Content is created with your key messaging and objectives, but gets a unique perspective from someone who is truly curious, passionate and loves to celebrate great stories.

Sarah previously worked with a local crisis center to raise more than $161,000 in three weeks via social media and is proud to be a team member of the Guinness Book World Record holding #beatcancer.

Email Sarah directly at: prsarahevans@gmail.com or text her at 224.789.8314.








IFTTT can now make your entire life more productive with launch of "Do" apps for notes, camera and home automation

IFTTT, the "put the internet to work for you company," just released three new apps for Android and iOS, powered by none other than IFTTT

  1. Do Camera
  2. Do Note
  3. Do Button
All three apps allow you to take recipes that you (or others) created in IFTTT and group them together by functionality. It also simplifies how many things you can do from within a single app. For example, in Do Note I signed in using my existing IFTTT account, added a few recipes, and now from one app, I can:
  • email myself something (right to Gmail)
  • create a calendar entry
  • add a post to Buffer
  • track work hours in a spreadsheet
  • remind myself to do something...
  • or create something wonderfully unique for me/my team.

This is one of those rare, bite-off-more-than-you-can-chew efficiency opportunities that really can make you more productive if you invest in the process. There are unlimited ways to utilize these new apps and, because it is overwhelming, I'll just touch on Do Note. (If you're using any of these new apps, share your tips with me!)

While "note" makes you think it's yet another note-taking app, it's not. I'm an avid Evernote user and Note syncs directly with Evernote (and a host of other apps) to create to-do lists, new notes (of course) and other things I haven't even figured out yet.

The user interface is simple. Very simple. And Elegant. And easy.

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Here's a quick overview of Do Camera:

Do Camera empowers you to create your own personalized camera with just a tap. Save time and share your experiences with Recipes that connect your camera to Facebook, Dropbox, Evernote, and hundreds of Channels you use every day.

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And here's the Do Button:

Do Button empowers you to create your own personalized button with just a tap. Save time and control the world around you with Recipes that connect your button to Google Drive, #theinternetofeverything in your home and hundreds of Channels you use every day.

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Of course, you could add all of these tasks in any one of the new apps, but I like the idea of segmenting them out based on function. That way, when I go to Do Note, I know that I'm accessing all of my recipes and actions related to work and the same for Do Button and Do Camera.

Whew! My head is spinning with all of the possibilities. What about you?

Time to make the donuts...

Automatic Mini Donut Factory - $180

The Mini Donut Factory automatically forms, fries and drains delicious mini donuts in approximately 90 seconds. After the donuts are finished, simply put them in a bag and sprinkle with sugar, cinnamon, or cocoa powder. A few shakes and you're ready to enjoy warm donuts. Makes up to 30 donuts per batch. Dough dispensing mechanism creates the perfect sized mini donut. Stainless steel spatulas turn and delivers donuts to the dispensing chute. Includes drip tray to change oil after each use. Safety guard lids keeps hands away from hot oil. 25 x 9.2 x 16.2 inches. 120V. Please allow 1-2 weeks for shipping.


NEW! @Pebble Time smartwatch debuts on Kickstarter (reached $3M in 2 hours)

I bought the first edition and now I'm back for more.

Pebble launched Pebble Time on @Kickstarter, a color e-paper smartwatch with UP TO 7 DAYS OF BATTERY and new interface to help prioritize what notifications you get. And, I guess I'm not alone... The entry Kickstarter tier of $159 has already sold out and they reached more than $3M in less than two hours (my first edition barely lasted a full 18 hours).

Why get another smartwatch you ask? Besides the other nifty upgrades, listed below, Pebble Time lets you send voice replies to incoming notifications. Plus, I like saying, "FIRST!"

Here are the deets:

  • We're announcing a new watch called Pebble Time with a new timeline interface.
  • Pebble Time features a new color e-paper display and microphone for responding to notifications.
  • Up to 7 days of battery life, water resistance and customizability.
  • Pebble Time also has a smart accessory port, enabling hardware developers to build sensors and smart straps that connect directly to the watch.
  • Pebble Time is fully compatible with all 6,500+ existing Pebble apps and watchfaces.
  • Three colors available exclusively on Kickstarter.
  • Pebble Time starts shipping in May.

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LAUNCHING SOON, Htagg notifies you of hashtags you're interested in
Follow topics you are interested in with hashtags

Htagg is a social networking and blogging service that enables you to post and read news based on hashtags that you are interested in. Registered users can read, post and comment on articles, but unregistered users can only read them. Users access Htagg through the website interface. We are also working on a mobile device app.

Sign up for their beta here: 
http://www.htagg.com/


Via @betalist 
Find the email of (almost) anybody with @thrustdivision (via @producthunt)

Thrust.io is a toolbox for hustlers.

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If you have a person's name and the company domain, then you can get an email address.* How? By going to:

http://thrust.io/mail

It won't let you grab Matt Lauer's email address by searching todayshow.com, but it works great for startups and others who have their domains linked to an email address. (Looking at you media list builders and people who pitch for a living!)

Of course, there's also:

https://www.voilanorbert.com/

and

http://www.emailbreaker.com/

*Thrust is currently the top voted product on ProductHunt right now and is experiencing some downtime due to the amount of traffic coming their way. If it doesn't work the first time, give them a few hours and try again.

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