Here are my best finds for a Tech Smart Boss this week — Issue #11

David Ferguson
3 min readJan 21, 2017


And we would add, automation to profitably scale!

New Videos from Tech Smart Boss


Importance of Automation in Your Social Media Strategy (with a deep dive on the software Recur Post)
I do a deep dive in how to set up a social media automation strategy for LinkedIN, Facebook, and Twitter and show you the setup of how to do it in Recur Post…

New Podcast from Tech Smart Boss

Episode 6: The SmallBiz Financial Tech Stack for a Tech Smart Boss
In this episode I talk about the software I use in my business to stay on top of the finances. There are a few I’m sure you haven’t heard of and wait until you hear about how I almost lost $22k!

Top Articles of the Week

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15 Marketing Tools To Check Out in 2017
Brands are facing more competition than ever. They need help, and these tools provide it.

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The 20 Best New Social Media Tools to Try in 2017 (And How to Use Them)

As part of our State of Social Media 2016 campaign, we’ve scoured Product Hunt for the latest trending social media tools and created a list of 21 products for marketers and teams to try in 2017.


Marketing Automation Secrets: 50 Ways Experts Use Zapier
As marketers, we are creative yet analytical. We write, reach out to, and connect with our audiences–crafting stories that can be shared and spread. We know our tribe best: what they love, what they hate, and their pain points. But in solving theirs, we also find our own: We could…

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Have a resolution to get more done? Here’s how Paper can help
The new year is your clean slate, and the perfect time to try new tools that can make your team more productive.

How to sell social media

9 ways to sell on social media
From Facebook’s Marketplace to Yotpo and Chirpify, columnist Jordan Kasteler suggests 9 platforms that can help you put your products in front of your customers on social media.

16 apps for your iphone that are better than the ones apple made

16 iPhone apps that are better than apps Apple made
These 16 apps have beaten Apple at its own game.

Cool App of the Week

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Recur Post — Automatically Recycle Your Evergreen Updates on Social Media
Recur Post is a social media tool for scheduling your evergreen content. This is a free meetedgar alternative.

That’s it for this edition

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David Ferguson

Founder of 5000fish the biz behind Yurbi and Chief Boss on TechSmartBoss.