Link Roundup


This week we’re taking it easy with a variety of apps and websites that make your life a little less chaotic and a lot more ahhh. Plop down in your comfiest chair and read on for our relaxation recommendations.

  • Hootsuite CEO Ryan Holmes recommends 5 Free Apps that can help you simplify your life when you feel like you have too much on your plate. Our favorite app? Evernote, which makes it easy to save text, pictures, articles, and notes and access them from any device.
  • Looking to get more exposure for your company on Pinterest, without spending hours online? Social Media Examiner suggests joining and creating Pinterest contributor boards. If you’re a local business, try creating boards about local events and inviting other members of your community to add pins! You do less work and build relationships with your customers and community at the same time.
  • Sometimes you need a logo design, copy for your website, or a poem in Indonesian. The good news is that you don’t have to do it yourself, and you don’t have to pay out the nose for help, instead check out Fiverr. As the name implies, the tasks performed by Fiverr users cost just $5 each.
  • And just for fun, here are 50 life hacks that address everything from identifying keys with nail polish, to using a can opener to open those plastic blister packs.

We know that sometimes all the lavender scented candles in the world can’t make things simpler in your life. That’s why we hope you’ve found the tips in today’s link roundup helpful. Check back next week or follow us on facebook and twitter for more!


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