Snap Homework App for Teachers, Students & Parents!

Snap Homework App is a tool for teachers that makes communicating with their classroom community (parents and students) easier than ever for homework (HW), worksheets and 1 to many messaging. Teachers assign homework with ease from their smart phone; simply, snap and send!

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Parents and students subscribe to their class to automatically receive school homework assignments, notifications and other important messages from their teacher. No more forgetting homework! No more “surprise” project due the next day that was actually assigned 2 weeks prior. Parents are kept informed without having to check or open their email, instead receiving the notifications as instant messages to their phones. When using SnapHW teachers can avoid the dreaded sick-day or vacation packet because any absent kid already has their homework assignment at their fingertips.

 

Snap Homework app

School Homework for Teachers & Parents

The app is a simple 2 part app.

1st for Teachers.
– They don’t have to do any extra typing or online creating of documents etc. They simple login, take a picture of the HW they write on the board that students in class copy. After the picture, they select the Grade/Subject, add optional description and select a due date and press send. All parents in the class will get the message with the Homework assignment.

2nd for Students

- They open the app, select their grade and can see the HW that was posted for the day.

The app is free and can easily be downloaded from Apple Store OR Play Store

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ANS Survey and Feedback App

ANS Lite – Analyse and Strategise is an easy to use app to give feedback to campaigns, these could be public campaigns or private campaign for which you have PIN, all data is sync with cloud in real time.

Give feedback on public campaigns

ANS lets you -
- Give feedback on public campaigns
- Share feedback on private campaigns for which you have PIN.
- Give Video feedback
- Offline Sync of feedback – responses synced with cloud whenever internet connection is available.
- Camera enabled – based on if campaign is set to authenticate user by clicking their picture.

WHO CAN USE ANS?
Anyone and everybody can use ANS.

TYPES OF CAMPAIGNS THAT CAN BE AVAILABLE-
Give feedback on campaigns for -
- Customer satisfaction
- Feedback from friends/family on anything
- General Public campaigns
- New Movie Releases critics

Please See ANS Lite Youtube Channel

 

 

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Send Newsletters through SendGrid in Drupal 7

Newsletter Configuration

Simplenews Module – Simplenews publishes and sends newsletters to lists of subscribers. Both anonymous and authenticated users can opt-in to different mailing lists. HTML email can be sent by adding Mime Mail module.

  • Step to Newsletter Configuration
  • Download Simplenews module from http://drupal.org/project/simplenews
  • Activate Simplenews module
  • After activation of simplenews a content type will be created with name “simplenews” and vocablury will be created with name “Newsletter”, now you can create content as simplenews and different taxonomy can be create under “Newsletter” to categorise your newsletter
  • Configure newsletter from admin/config/services/simplenews
  • There will be list of taxonomy which you created to categorize your newsletter, can be edit there settings.
  • Set default newsletter options from admin/config/services/simplenews/settings
  • Set no of mail to sent on running of cron admin/config/services/simplenews/settings/mail
  • Manage subscriber list admin/people/simplenews (There will be list of all subscriber)
  • Mass subscribe option admin/people/simplenews/import (put a list of email address and select taxonomy then all the newsletter of that category will be subscribe to that email list)
  • Mass unsubscribe from admin/people/simplenews/unsubscribe (put a list of email address to unsubscribe)
  • Set cron running time according to your requirement from admin/config/system/cron (mail will be send on cron running)

To send mail in HTML Format use Mime Mail – It permits users to receive HTML email . The mail functionality accepts HTML message body

  • Download Mime Mail from http://drupal.org/project/mimemail
  • Activate Mime Mail module
  • Configure Mime Mail from admin/config/system/mimemail

Send Newsletter throught SendGrid

This module changes Drupal email sending behaviour, sending them through SendGrid’s cloud-based email delivery services by using their Web API instead of SMTP Server.

Follow these step.

  • 1. Download SendGrid Integration module from http://drupal.org/project/sendgrid_integration
  • 2. Activate module SendGrid Integration
  • 3. Create account at http://sendgrid.com/ and configure your SendGrid Username and API-Key
  • Authentication Support module from http://drupal.org/project/smtp (The module supports SMTP authentication and can even connect to servers using SSL if supported by PHP)
  • 4. Download SMTP Authentication Support module from http://drupal.org/project/smtp
  • 5. Configure mailing process from admin/config/system/smtp (put your sendgrid detail)
  • 6. Configure mailong system from admin/config/system/mailsystem
  • 7. SmtpMailsystem from drop down list Site-wide default MailSystemInterface class
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How to Select a Retail POS System

When you prepare yourself to buy a point of sale (POS) system, then keep your eyes open and consider all things whether it is major or minor. It is not a matter to take lightly. As POS systems are a bit expensive so you must plan to select on that system which satisfies your all business needs. Expending much money may be a matter to repent if you do not get a dream software. Let’s expand our discussion, POS for restaurant, cafe, boutique or retail store, will certainly be different from the kind of functionality, system and software required for a restaurant. So to understand the kind of this software, is very important. In general, the very best POS is the type that can carry out all of the functions, in accordance with the business requirement.

For best choice, go for a POS that can be most efficient to provide a fast and accurate check-out process, manage inventory and sales reports, and provide income generating programs like loyalty rewards and discount promos. The best POS can also be helpful in your marketing and advertising programme and you need not to much bother about a separate section for marketing promotions. If the system is capable of monitoring client spending and contact details, you can take advantage of this feature to send out newsletters, discounts coupons and other attractive information to your clients that can improve their returning ration to your services or products. Apart from this, your POS system must be able to perform basic functions such as bar code scanning, payroll management, handling of cash and credit card transactions and integrate seamlessly with online shopping cart systems.

It is advised to you that you start a deep study for all POS sellers before you plan to install retail POS system in your business body. It is useful to  take some time out and do some research about POS providers. Try your best to find a well-established firm that has been in the business for years. This way, you can ensure that the firm has long  experience and is able to win the customers’ trust and naturally that is well aware of the ins and outs of the trade. You must do some market research, because the best firm is known in business circles, and people will talk about the features of POS systems which the firm makes. The POS provider should be able to offer warranty, provide excellent technical support, references, full assistance with integrating the retail POS software to your business, and must have the latest Cloud Technology and updated software.

Apparently Point of sale systems enhances business efficiency and saves a great extent of your time and many complicated matter of management of your business. Thus you will be able to focus on other issues easily as far as the development of your business is concerned. We are living in an age where everything is being digitalized and performances are at breakneck speeds, so it is imperative to select a POS for retail that pushes the speed of service. The perfect POS system will support to push your business exactly the way you dream. If you do get your hands on the retail point of sale system out there, you are assured of much improved business efficiency, greater flexibility, accurate reporting, and above all a relaxed managing environment.

 

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Basic Steps for App Marketing Service

 

A professional app marketing company offers app promotion services covering full range of app store optimization, with effective app promotional strategy and produces target audience and better media visibility. Lets have a look on basic points the app marketing includes:

App Store Submission
More downloads makes an app reliable and proves its popularity. We submit your app in various high page rank reputed app store directory websites. This will attract more visitors towards your app and they will download the app from all parts of the world.
 
Press Release Distribution
Our press release distribution strategy, keeps the world informed of your app. Any app feature update or any app related event/news are spread in managed way through press release. This is very popular business strategy and people always prefer those app companies that continuously enhance the features of their apps and announce their further plans by releasing a press note.
 
Social Bookmarking
Social bookmarking is an important method to promote your app online. When your app starts to be known to web world, people try to speak about it. We collect and bookmark those related URLs on famous bookmarking website. Even your app related site comes into light with this method. People will come to app website and then download app from app store link, by single click.
 
Web/Blog Updates
Your service and products need always changes, and your visitors want you to be active for the app performance. You can do it by adding a blog to app website. Here you can share all thing about your app through blog posts. Our team will write promotional content for your app. User can subscribe your blog to be informed of all ins and out of your app. We insert a direct link to your app through keywords or app name used in blog post content.
 
Review Submission
Review Submission is the best part of app store optimization. Your customer will certainly want to know what other people say about you. They will download your app only then when they will get positive feedback. Otherwise they will look for other app. We submit your app on many blogs and website or on some review websites and try to get best reviews.
 
Video Submission
To boost your app downloads, video plays very important role. Sometimes an app could not be popular, because people think that it is not user friendly, and in fact some have a little complicated How-To-Use-App-Method, and some are not easy to run specially when installing it into some device. For this, we try to make users understand the step by step process through video creation and submission services.
 
Social Media Optimization
The most important part of app store optimization is Social media websites. In fact, more than 60 percent downloads are the outcome of social media optimization. We create social media profile for your app on various websites, and update it on regular basis. It is the strongest medium, where people can interact with your app.
 
Guest Blogging
We collect blogs after a deep research, closely themed to you app. Later we request to the blog owners permission to write a post as guest blogger. When we get permission, we send article using one permanent link for your app site or download URL. We have our own network to post articles on other blogger website.
 
App Landing Page Optimization
App landing page optimization play major role in App Marketing. We create app landing page, with a purpose of writing detail of app, functionality, usability, cost and Download links. We make a full research of keywords that users are using present and according to the keyword list we enrich the content of the landing page. This Seo method helps us to gain more visitors to the app landing page.

 

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How To Manage Employees

If you are working as a supervisor or manager in a company, employee management should be your first concern. An effective employee management is very helpful to achieve target of a company. You must be careful for your employees, and also you have to promote every employee to follow the rule made by company. A friendly relation between staff and management not only increases the work efficiency, but also grows the capital of firm.

To manage employee is really tough thing, specially if the company is big. So, in this modern age, when everything is being computerized, some people brought the idea of a software that can manage the employees without difficulty.

The employee management software includes the facilities below:

  • Tracking staff check in times and working hours
  • Information of employee’s assigned work
  • Reporting for each employee/Labor (hours and cost)
  • Providing Compensation reports (salary/overtime/incentive/commission)
  • Checking Discrepancy between scheduled and clock-in/out times
  • Organization-wide messaging and documents
  • Clock-in / clock-out report
  • Electronic performance reviews and write-ups
  • Employee Scheduling.
  • Information about job history of employees.

The software is very nice for company owners who always think “How to manage employees and schedule work”. It is very easy and affordable systems for small business.

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Good Developers Must Have Some Sense of Design

In general, a web developer is not expected to be a designer, but the question is “should a developer learn design techniques for adding excellence to his work?” The answer is definitely Yes. Below we will discuss a few points to clear this point of view.

If web developers are well familiar with the design activities, they can better adapt the idea behind a good responsive web work. With devices of all latest brand and size capabilities , they have to adapt new techniques. This has been a natural and positive progression.

The best thing a developer can do is to attain a little knowledge of design and be able to take design aesthetic, realize its essential components, and reinterpret them on the fly. How is a certain piece of design going to look and behave? How will a tablet designed for a desktop view work for mobile? Designers and developers can work together to answer these questions. Almost always, these discussions lead to a solution that is elegant, effective, and sensible.

Once you understand how a design system is built and behaves, you will be able to write more concise and consistent code. This enables us to recognize patterns in the designs and write more modular, object-oriented CSS. Both of these points are essential for developing responsive websites, where ballooning code and performance have become top-of-mind issues.

In actual sense, understand design to understand the user . So go ahead, pick up a book on the principles of design, connect yourself from design community and strike up conversations.

 

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What is Web Conferencing Software?

Earlier the web conferencing was completely conducted with the help of the browser, and people used to consider it easy to use where communicators just have to log into the website to start conferencing. Even these days, there are many people who don’t bother to download and install a software for conferencing purpose.

In later years, we see powerful conferencing software applications, that got very quick popularity. They  help people in conferencing over the Internet. Despite the presence of browser-based tools, these software tools have become popular for web conferencing because of the additional features like Support for audio, Support for video, Chatting facility, ability to connect desktops, PPT and PDF extension files uploading facility and much more..

Below is the short list of some user friendly and popular web conferencing tools :

  • IBM Lotus Sametime Unyte
  • Adobe Acrobat Connect
  • Elluminate
  • Cisco Unified Meeting Place
  • Dimdim
  • Glance
  • Microsoft Live Meeting
  • IBM Lotus Sametime
  • Zoho
  • omNovia Secure Conference
  • Pixion PictureTalk
  • ShowMyPC
  • WebEx
  • WebHuddle

We will see many other powerful tools with amazing features very soon!

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How Can iPad Pos Be Helpful for Business

In recent days, technology is playing very important role in success of any business. Whether you operate an online shopping website, or you have a local store, you must be in touch of technology. Even a common store must have online visibility on social media like Google Plus, Facebook or many other popular social networking. The biggest portion of today customers is loving the idea of doing purchasing through internet ordering. People are getting busy more and more, and they do not have sufficient time to go market and search attractive items for themselves. So, they select the things of their choice and and buy it online.

If a business is purely based online, then a strong payment gateway is essential for it. There are many solution providers that offer these type of services. But if you run a business where people come and pay for your services, like a restaurant, beauty parlour, spa, bar, gym, saloon etc. You must opt a easy payment solution. This concept birthed the system of point of sale. Now it has captured a big part of retail industry. The features are so simple that any businessman can install POS for free in his/her mobile device, iPad or iPhon. The application can read customer’s credit cards and deducts the amount payable.

Now a variety of updated POS software are available on internet. You can be free from all bothering if you install it for your payment collection. You will be surprised when you see that your hours consuming calculation are done within seconds by screen touch. There are many POS companies that are offering the software, simply search in Google, open the website and read the review. We hope that decision will be easy for you!

 

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POS System for Restaurant, Bar and Retail Industires

In modern age the term POS in trade is frequently heard. It is the short form of point of sale. This application can easily be installed in iPad, iPhone, iPod and Android based devices. The system appeared as a boon for restaurant, bar and all other retail industries, because it allows the business owners much freedom of management. It handles sales record, cash management, inventory management and lots of other complicated things related to the business. Apart from this it keeps record of attendance of staffs working in same environment.

Why is POS system beneficial for restaurants

In restaurant, it was very troublesome to keep data of cash collection and payment through credit cards. But a Pos system makes every thing much easy, by tracking every penny record and on demand it produces to business owners. There are many system that accept credit card and have credit card reader facility included in it. So, swiping credit cards becomes more secure for both the customer and the business operators.

Pos works as good communicator in restaurants

Pos has replaced bothering bookkeeping department. It can send order direct to kitchen. A printer tells the kitchen staff what item is to be served and what will be the quantity of the food. For guests, it works as menu books where the customer knows the item price and variety of products. One more benefit it packed with the system that it calculates all profit and loss statement caring for sales tax. A far-sighted business owner keeps back up of data to combat the danger of computer crash. But if you chose a better system, then you can be more safe. There are many venders who offer Point of sales, but judge and confirm first before buying them. A good decision can make you free from lots of problem in future.

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