Friday, November 14, 2014

5 Fandom Friday!: Websites That I Can't Live Without

Today's 5 Fandom Friday is Smartphone apps you can't live without. I don't have a Smartphone so I'm going to detail five of my favorite websites, in no particular order. I want to focus on ones other than the usual Twitter, Instagram and, Facebook. These websites make them go further!

1. TweetDeck
TweetDeck is one of my favorite websites as it makes Twitter super manageable. There are tabs for your timeline, your messages, your notifications and, your lists. You can even make a tab for a tag you want to monitor. My favorite feature is scheduling tweets. You can now do so with pictures as well! I'd be lost without it!

2. If This Then That (IFTTT)
IFTTT allows you to cross post content, turn your phone to silent when you go to bed and more with what they call recipes. I use IFTTT to cross post content from my Instagram to my Twitter and Tumblr. The recipe I use posts the picture too! I also use IFTTT to cross post photos and links from my Facebook to Twitter.

3. Klout
Klout is my number one place to go for news. You pick your categories and then you can search for articles to share based on those categories. This is how I keep up with news about videogames, movies, science and, nifty fanart. It knows when the best time to tweet the content based on your audience so you can hopefully be seen more!

4. Streak
Streak is a new Chrome Extension that I'm really excited to start using. It helps with organization in that you can create email templates, track email views, schedule emails, set reminders for follow up emails and more! It makes organizing emails so much easier than a spreadsheet!

5. HabitRPG
HabitRPG is a list tracker that gameified! You can type in things you want to do daily as well as habits you want to increase or decrease in general. You earn levels, have hit points, can have mounts and pets, pick a class, can participate in quests and so much more! I'm part of the International Geek Girl Pen Pals Club party. We all root each other on in completing our habits and dailies.

Next week I'll talk about what characters I'd love to invite to my Thanksgiving feast. Can you guess who I'd invite?