Data Visualization of Twitter Events using TAGS

Data Visualisation of Twitter Events Using TAGS and TAGS Explorer I have recently been obsessed with TAGS (Twitter Archiving Google Sheet) – a powerful google sheet that uses Google Apps Script to pull data from Twitter’s Streaming API. Not only is it extremely powerful (it can extract 10,000 tweets in seconds, and I gone as high as…

Twitter – How to Host your Twitter Archive on Github Pages

Host your Twitter Archive on Github Did you know that you can download your entire Twitter Archive? If you go to Settings and scroll down to the bottom, you’ll see the option to Request for Your Twitter Archive. Martin Hawksey (“By day Chief Innovation, Community and Technology Officer at ALT, by night a Google Developer…

How to get a Free domain + More! (for Students)

Namecheap offers free domains for students   NameCheap is offering free branded .me third level domains (TLD) to current students from UK, US, Canadian and Australian Universities as part of their education’s initiative to get students online.  As of 22 Apr 2016, there were 2,102 eligible Universities, including 1,931 US universities, 133 Canadian Universities, 24 UK universities and 14 Australian Universities. (If your university…

Digital Disruption in Consulting

Digital Disruption in Consulting As they say, digital forces move fast and digital disruption happens before you even notice it. When I read KPCB’s Design in Tech in 2015 , one the things that caught my eye was Accenture’s acquisition of design company Fford. At that time, I thought something might be up. But as they…

My Top 10 Crowdfunding Tips

(A response to a request on Quora by someone who wanted to crowdfund his brother’s education of $50,000)

Hacking Lifehacker’s “How I Work” Series – FREE DOWNLOAD!

A Searchable Index of Lifehacker.com’s “How I Work” and “Behind the App” Interviews with Shared Count data I’ve always been a big fan of Lifehacker’s “How I Work” series, especially the earlier ones. But one thing that has been on my wish list is a searchable index of all the “How I Work” interviews as I have…

Hacking Premium Twitter Tools

This Hack is worth more than $1,188 (Originally posted on Medium on 14 December 2015, updated on 3 May 2016) Almost every professional content marketer I know pays for a certain tool to see what content gets shared, who the influencers are etc. Sure I’ve tried it out, it’s a fantastic tool —but the PRO version…

Why You Should Write Your own IFTTT Recipes

Why you should write your own IFTTT Recipes There is a lot of what I call Seriously Sloppy Automation #SSA going on — much of which can be found on IFTTT. For example, IFTTT formulas using hashtags to build Twitter lists with ridiculously glamorous names like “Email Marketing Leader” for anyone that uses the hashtag #emailmarketing or…

Different Types of G

Different Fonts have Different Types of G I did a sample of Gs for my other Twitter and Facebook account: the Gifted Singaporean.

How To: Keep Your Standards High

How to Keep your Standards High for Dribbble The post that got put into the best bucket in Dribbble is one that I posted 7 months ago on Instagram. This was made for my best friend Natalie because she’s always perfectly groomed and wearing 4 inch heels. Pretty sure Coco Chanel said it but what counts…

Making Gifs

Making Gifs for Twitter I started making Gifs when I realised that they were becoming popular on Twitter.  In particular, Dustin Stout , one of the early Tweeps that I engaged with would always reply with a Gif. So one of the very first Gifs I made was this one that I sent to him! @dustntv…

#GiveWHATforXmas: Adsy Microsite and Mobile Web

Adsy – A cute platform for a microsite Check out our #GiveWhATforXmas microsite and mobile website made with Adsy and Impress.ly   The site can be viewed here:  http://deb.bi/GiveWHATforXmas-Microsite Impress.ly – an Impressive Mobile Web / App Platform Our Mobile Web (App-looking site) was made with impress.ly’s App platform which creates a mobile web site…

The Value of a Tweet: $174 per Donor

A Mid Campaign Tweet by Tweep analysis of the Value of a Tweet First Posted on Medium: The Value of a Tweet: $174 per Donor — Medium I’ve been fundraising to build a school in Laos with Pencils of Promise. If you breakdown the sources of donations that I received, Twitter is was the other social…