If you are like me, who has multifaceted web avatars and duly has his Gmail configured to handle different accounts, personal and professional, you would love to sign off with custom signatures for each. So this handicap of not having multiple signatures built in seems to have found a universal protesting echo around the web. Faced with the vexing problem, I fired up Google to search for ways to put my stamp within Gmail.
Prepping for the long financial winter, hyperlocal content network Outside.In has secured an undisclosed amount of funding. Previous backers Union Square Ventures, the New York City Investment Fund and Betaworks all participated in the new investment, among others. The new money comes just a few months after the Brooklyn, NY-based company picked up $3 million in its third round of funding.
George’s site, PR140, is a URL-shortener for public relations professionals, focused on the idea that it would only be used for PR pitches and stories, making it easier for journalists to track. As the site catches on, “[j]ournalists and other web watchers following [these tweets] will see the pitch” and recognize it as such by the pr140.com portion of the link address.