TweetDeck VS Hootsuite

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The first and most important issue to this battle was cost. While Twitter is an extremely effective marketing tool, having to pay to get a quality client can be an issue for many users that are just starting out with Twitter. TweetDeck is 100% free to use, whereas HootSuite offers both a free version and a pro version for $9.99 per month but they offer a free 30 day trial to give you an idea of the difference between the free and paid versions. Both free versions offer almost identical benefits, whereas with HootSuite Pro the cost per month provides you with significantly more useful features than both free versions including bulk scheduling, Google analytics, Facebook Insights integration as well as unlimited RSS feeds

TweetDeck:

  • Downloadable desktop version available for PC, MAC, Smartphones and Tablets
  • Column based interface, all profiles are viewed in one screen

HootSuite:

  • Browser based interface; downloadable version available for Mac, Smartphones and Tablets
  • Browser integrations available for Google Chrome and Firefox
  • Social media profiles are viewed in tabs, rather than all in one window.

Initially the interface of HootSuite was a bit overwhelming, but after having used it for a weeks’ time, the tabbed interface did prove itself somewhat useful. While the tabbed interface of HootSuite was useful for organizing profiles, I found that I paid more attention to the Twitter tab, as the remaining Facebook and LinkedIn tab went hidden until I took the time to click and view them. The value of TweetDeck is that is presents everything to you in one window, forcing you to view everything that is going on rather than organizing by individual profile. The value of Hoot Suite’s tabbed interface is more suitable to an internet marketing specialist who is managing multiple accounts that would need them to be separated for organizational purposes.

User Interface Winner: TweetDeck. For personal use, TweetDecks all in one interface proved much more user friendly than HootSuite. However, when being used for numerous accounts, the HootSuite interface proved to be much more intuitive for use by social media and internet marketing experts needing to manage multiple profiles from one program

– See more at: http://www.taylorclark.co/tweetdeck-vs-hootsuite-which-twitter-client-is-the-best-marketing-tool/#sthash.WICeBXgJ.dpuf

 

“Privilege of being a mother “

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It is a delightful wonder that God has chosen us to receive His gift of children and to realize that it is our great blessing to love, protect, and train them. As the years begin to go by, it is sometimes a surprise to discover that in addition to impacting a child’s life God accomplishes another purpose in parenting. Through the challenges, frustrations, joys, and observation of human nature in our little ones, we, ourselves, can be personally conformed more and more to the image of our Lord Jesus Christ. What an added dimension this gives to the calling of a parent–God is using the children He has given me to mold me…

-(http://www.jessmcclenahan.com/2012/05/privilege-of-being-mama/)

 

 

“Changing role of first ladies”

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gabonSlowly but surely, women are breaking through the glass ceiling of politics. While this of course is justly celebrated, relatively little attention is paid to a much more traditional role which itself is evolving – that of first lady. In most developed nations it is hard to find a serious politician who does not support improving women’s status and participation in politics. Yet for all that enlightenment, many still take it for granted that a politician’s spouse ought to be an obedient and supportive wife standing dutifully by – if not behind – her man at all times. But as women’s rights and conditions have progressed over the years, a few exceptions to this stereotype have begun to emerge, perhaps most noticeably Hillary Clinton in the United States, but also Peng Liyuan, the well-dressed and talented wife of Chinese President XI Jinping, and, increasingly, Akie Abe, the outspoken wife of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe….

– thediplomat.com/…/the-changing-role-of-first-ladies

Woman and spirituality.. focus on The woman & Spirituality conference

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The Women and Spirituality Conference was born in 1981 and the purpose was to provide a supportive and nurturing setting for a dialogue of caring and mutual respect between and among women and men from many spiritual and religious traditions. The conference does not advocate or exclude any view and continues to foster an understanding and celebration of similarities and differences. May we continue to aid one another on our individual and communal spiritual journeys.

http://sbs.mnsu.edu/women/conference/women_and_spirituality_conf_program_10-11-14.pdf)

Why promote women in science?

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African governments have declared their intention of developing long-term strategies for accelerated socio-economic transformation based on harnessing science, technology and innovation (STI) for sustainable development. Meanwhile, the high-level panel on the Post-2015 Development Agenda has reiterated the need for countries to focus their development efforts on eradicating extreme poverty and transforming their economies through sustainable development by 2030. Among the 12 suggested goals for eradicating extreme poverty figures that of empowering girls and women by providing quality education, creating jobs and equitable growth and ensuring good governance, peace and sustainability.

Africa’s capacity to achieve these goals will depend on its ability to innovate using STI to transform the continent’s vast natural and latent human resource capability into value-added products, processes and services. This requires creating a critical mass of both men and women experts in STI to drive the development agenda. Unfortunately, there are fewer women pursing science and engineering programmes at university than men. In cases where women are present, the big challenge is to retain them. Moreover, the few women who embark on training in scientific disciplines are hindered by discrimination and suppressed motivation resulting in very few female scientists on the continent

-Read more about this topic at http://www.unesco.org/…sciences/science…/promoting-women-in-science-in-af…

 

Woman and beauty

 

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In the human being context, beauty is carried by women. In other words, women inspire beauty..

– Nancy Moussounda (womanitude,2014)

“The woman is the most perfect doll that i have dressed with delight and admiration.”

— Karl Lagerfeld (Source: karllagerfeldquotes

The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears, the figure that she carries, or the way she combs her hair. The beauty of a woman is seen in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides. True beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul. It’s the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she shows & the beauty of a woman only grows with passing years.”

— Audrey Hepburn

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What female education is all about…

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Female education is a catch-all term for a complex set of issues and debates surrounding education (primary education, secondary education, tertiary education, and health education in particular) for girls and women. It includes areas of gender equality and access to education, and its connection to the alleviation of poverty. Also involved are the issues of single-sex education and religious education in that the division of education along gender lines as well as religious teachings on education have been traditionally dominant and are still highly relevant in contemporary discussions of educating females as a global consideration..