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Twitter is a free social networking and micro-blogging service that enables its users to send and read messages known as tweets.

Wikipedia (pronounced /ˌwiːkiˈpiːdia/, WEE-kee-PEE-deea or /ˌwɪkɨˈpiːdia/, WI-ka-PEE-deea) is a free,[5] web-based, collaborative, multilingual encyclopedia project supported by the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation.

A wiki is a website that uses wiki software, allowing the easy[citation needed] creation and editing of any number of interlinked Web pages, using a simplified markup language or a WYSIWYG text editor, within the browser.[1][2] Wikis are often used to create collaborative websites, to power community websites, for personal note taking, in corporate intranets, and in knowledge management systems.

Google search is a web search engine owned by Google Inc. and is the most-used search engine on the Web.

Dropbox is a storage application and service operated by Evenflow, Inc. The service enables users to store and sync files online and between computers.

Evernote is a web service and software application that allows users to collect notes and information. It supports touch and tablet screens with handwriting recognition.

YouTube is a video sharing website on which users can upload and share videos.

Facebook is a global social networking website that is operated and privately owned by Facebook, Inc.[1] Users can add friends and send them messages, and update their personal profiles to notify friends about themselves. Additionally, users can join networks organized by city, workplace, school, and region.

LinkedIn (pronounced /ˈlɪŋkt.ˈɪn/) is a business-oriented social networking site mainly used for professional networking.

A blog (a contraction of the term “weblog“)[1] is a type of website, usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other material such as graphics or video. Entries are commonly displayed in reverse-chronological order. “Blog” can also be used as a verb, meaning to maintain or add content to a blog.

Client Portal gives secure Extranet access to environments established for users or clients.  Think online banking.

Real Time, “Real time is the ability to click on a button from a client file in your agency management system or comparative rater for immediate access to carrier information for that client/policy.  The transaction may be a quote, billing inquiry, claim inquiry/loss runs, policy view, endorsement or a request for information.  This approach provides a single workflow for servicing or quoting.

Twitter Applications

  • HootSuite my personal favorite for managing multiple twitter accounts.
  • scheduling of future tweets, track keywords on twitter, etc.