Essential Tools for Crowdsourcing Answers to Your Questions

These days, you can ask everyone, anywhere anything, anytime.

Since the advent of the social internet, gone are the days when seeking advice required thorough investigation of forums, IRC channels, and databases. Now, we have the power to ask anyone, anywhere anything, anytime by using crowdsourcing question and answer tools. Crowdsourcing Q&A tools have been around since at least 1999; however, as the socially collaborative internet has evolved, crowdsourcing Q&A sites have become increasingly popular and useful as both new and existing tools have begun granulating into serving specific information niches – in other words, you are going to get more answers from more people who are specifically interested in what you’re trying to find out.

Essential Tools for Crowdsourcing Answers to Your Questions

If you’ve thought about using crowdsourcing Q&A tools, don’t hesitate! These tools are powerful communication channels that allow you to use the collective brainpower of people from all different walks life, providing you unique & unexpected insight into your most pressing issues. This guide to crowdsourcing Q&A tools will help you decide which platform will best suit your needs and interests, while connecting you to the right audience for your questions (or answers!)

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Giveaway: Win Free Commercial License Membership with Graphstock

We are again excited to present you with special, more exciting prizes. InstantShift again came up with cool freebies giveaway as promised. This is our way of saying thanks to our readers for being part of the iShift community and helping us make it to where we are right now.

Giveaway: Win Free Commercial License Membership with Graphstock

We are pleased to announce a giveaway where you have all chances to win Unlimited Free Commercial License Membership of Graphstock ( a $99 value ).

So Hurry up, read the rules, and win some awesome freebies.

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How Should Firms Frame Their Social Media Strategy?

Formulating the social media strategy for any business involves answering quite a few ‘whys’, ‘hows’, ‘whats’ etc. This article explores the intermediate decisions to be taken by a firm in its social media journey right from conceptualization of entry to launch.

Customers are bombarded with messages from various newspapers, TV channels etc. It is quiet natural for a typical consumer to be exposed to the same brand’s message, through the newspaper, radio jingles and the outdoor hoardings.

How Should Firms Frame Their Social Media Strategy?

The only mantra that firms earlier seemed to believe was to create a presence wherever possible to ensure that customers were exposed to the message and it helped the ‘top of mind recall’ for the brand. This probably further helped to generate an intention culminating in purchase of product or service. However, in social media, no matter on how many social media channels a firm creates its presence; it’s the end customer who decides whether he/she wants to “follow” the brand on that particular channel.

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Is Brainstorming Getting A Bad Rap?

I love brainstorming! I think it’s a way of getting the best for a project. It puts all heads together and brings out the best ideas, without bruising egos and involves the team equally. I’ve seen great things come out of brainstorms.

Is Brainstorming Getting A Bad Rap?

Lately, I’ve seen people stating that brainstorming isn’t the best way to approach product creation. They argue that people like Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and other innovators did it all themselves and changed the world. They are, however wrong. These people are strong proponents of collaboration.

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Announcement: Winners of Grafpedia Giveaway

A weeks ago, we created a contest at instantShift called Win 70.000 graphic Items with Grafpedia had announced the 5 winners of Grafpedia VIP Accountsto InstantShift readers.

Announcement: Winners of Grafpedia Giveaway

We’ve got more than 80 response comments. After voiding spam and non-legit comments we have left with 68 valid comments. It’s really good to see that how we can able to help in our reader’s life and their profession.

In case, If you missed this giveaway, make sure you are ready for next one as we going to create more such giveaways in future.

Congratulations to all the winners!
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30 Ecommerce Sites Using HTML5

Searching online it’s easy to find great examples of websites using HTML5, but less easy to discover such sites by category. Commercial sites using the fifth revision to its full potential have been showing up all over the world, so we decided to research and collate some of the better examples and present them for inspiration here.

30 Ecommerce Sites Using HTML5

For the casual reader who isn’t familiar with latest developments, HTML5 is the latest revision of the HTML standard. It offers faster page loading, better interactivity and new ways to display content.

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