In 2016 Annual Conference, Pensacola Chapter, Professional Development, Social Media

Blogger: Brandi Gomez (Pensacola Chapter)

Top 10 Apps for Today’s PR Pro
Presented by: Samantha Scott, APR, President, Pushing the Envelope, Inc.

In the workshop Top 10 Apps for Today’s PR Pro, Samantha Scott, APR, identified the top apps to help you do your job better, faster, and more creatively. All of these apps can be downloaded via iOS or Android and most are FREE!

1) HoursTracker

Knowing where time is spent = managing your tasks and day instead of your tasks managing YOU!

Other similar tools: Harvest and Basecamp

2) iCapture

A quick way to capture emails, leads, and surveys quickly.

3) CamCard Free

An app that reads business cards and inputs data for you to make for easy saving and searching for contacts. In the free version, you can save up to 200 business cards.

4) Evernote

Ever get tired of transcribing meeting minutes or notes? This app digitally reads your notes and transcribes them for you. They can even be sent to your Google drive.

5) Pocket

Save articles and videos from virtually anywhere to view later.

6) TeamViewer

Remotely access your computer from your phone or tablet.

7) Facebook Live

Create live videos on your Facebook for events and behind-the-scenes visuals. The video is streamed live to user’s Facebooks and allows for instant engagement. The app also records the video for viewing on your timeline later.

8) Instagram

Share photos and videos instantly to appeal a wide array of audiences.

9) Adobe Premiere Clip

A free video editing software through the Adobe suite.

10) Canva

An app used to design virtually anything. It contains a gallery of stock photos, video clips, and more. Best part, the Pro edition is free to nonprofits.

SscottSamantha Scott, APR, is the president of Pushing the Envelope, Inc., which has served clients locally and nationally since 2006. She has worked with brands such as Harley-Davidson, West Marine and California Closets. She speaks nationally and has been honored with more than 30 awards for marketing communication excellence, community involvement and professional leadership. She also serves as the chair of the Florida Gulf Coast University marketing department board, is a member of the university’s foundation board, and is a past president of the Southwest Florida Chapters of FPRA and AdFed.


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