As a product owner, you’re intimately familiar with every part of your app. Unfortunately that means that you’re too freaking smart for your own good. There are some huge pitfalls that come from knowing too much, so sometimes it’s best to start by forgetting what you already know.
We’re always looking for new and interesting data points to add to the suite of FullContact APIs. Over the past few months we’ve been quietly testing a Pinterest search target that will help to add a wealth of information. Today we’re excited to announce that the Pinterest search target is available for all FullContact Person API users. Queries to the Person API can now return a Pinterest username and URL, as well as followers and following count.
One of the oldest truths when it comes to being successful is to be proactive rather than reactive. But is there a time when conventional wisdom can and should bow to opportunity? Absolutely. And chances are good that you’re already doing it.
We’ve heard many of you tell us that you love the app, but that a subscription model just doesn’t make sense for you. Maybe you only collect a few cards each month, or you only attend a couple of events each year. We heard you – so in the new version of Card Reader, you can now pay for only the cards you need to use.
While there’s certainly no shortage of great note-taking applications to be found, Microsoft’s OneNote is a strong contender for anyone’s short list. The apps ubiquity across devices (and great web presence for Mac users) and plethora of free templates give it a bit of a heads up on some competitors.
But we can make it even better by turning OneNote into a contacts management app using FullContact Card Reader.
We’re excited to announce that we have rolled out new functionality that combines the best of our Person API with our Location API. It only makes sense, right? You now have granularity and greater control over the location data you receive from FullContact.
Simple Energy is a Boulder, Colorado company that helps consumers save money on their utilities by adding game mechanics to cutting energy use. We had the chance to sit with Marla Brizel, one of the company’s Scrum Masters, to talk about their development process and the tools that they use to stay productive.
Remember, the goal of an introduction is to help two people – and you’re putting your reputation and relationships on the line every time you do it. So be sure you do it well.