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3 posts from February 2010

February 24, 2010

Update Your LinkedIn Status with WorldMate

Just landed? Want to make sure your professional network knows you’re around? Send a LinkedIn status update right from WorldMate on your BlackBerry.

With WorldMate 3.5 you’re now able to update your current status as soon as you hit the ground, which should provide you not only an additional way to communicate effectively with your immediate network but also a new way to tap into the local knowledge network you’re a part of.

On the Web:

Web status

On your BlackBerry:

Mobile planning

Just landed:

Mobile touchdown

Status information will be broadcast to your connections as a network update and will also appear as a new element on your profile page. Remember that there is a 140 character limit on status message and if you tweet don’t forget to link your twitter account with LinkedIn.

February 12, 2010

WorldMate Gold for iPhone is the Best App Ever!

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Today BestAppEver announced the winners of their 2009 contest and WorldMate claimed the glory of Best Road Warrior App. We at WorldMate are thrilled to receive this title and we thank our members for voting us to the top.

Iphone gold This is the second year for the contest, put on by 148apps, to celebrate the best iPhone apps available. Apps were nominated according to category by users, the 5 apps with the most user nominations were put together with 5 apps selected by iPhone app bloggers. Those ten finalist apps were presented to the public for open voting--1 vote per IP address, per month. This year over 98,000 votes were cast across all categories! Our talented developers have worked hard to create an app that exceeds the expectations of a mere travel app to create a true personal travel assistant, and we have more features in the works to make our iPhone offering even better. Thanks again to our community of members for all your enthusiasm and to 148apps, for putting on a great contest.

February 09, 2010

WorldMate with LinkedIn: Because even elite travelers eat alone on the road.

Wm dash At WorldMate we’ve always understood that business travel is about meeting people, and we're extremely proud to announce that you can now connect the World’s most powerful business travel assistant to LinkedIn; the world’s best business network to see where See when you will be in the same city as your business connections and where your professional network is traveling.

This is perfect for when you are going to a meet a few business contacts, some of whom you haven’t met before. Their names and backgrounds are a little fuzzy. You know you’d have an edge if it was all clear in your brain. Maybe it’s in the email conversations, maybe not. Either way you don’t really have time to look through it all on your phone.

Or maybe this situation. You’re traveling to a city you aren’t too familiar with to attend a conference. You know there are a few more leads to be followed and contacts to meet, but you don’t know how to find them. Did the buyer you met a few months ago work in Chicago or Cleveland? You can’t figure it out, so you find yourself eating dinner alone when, with a bit more information, it could have been a business dinner.

WorldMate with LinkedIn makes both of these uncomfortable business travel situations a thing of the past. Now you can search for your LinkedIn contacts from your current location, or in a city of your choice, view their full profiles and send them messages, all from your Blackberry.

On your BlackBerry:

See who is around in a destination city: WorldMate users have the WorldMate icon, WorldMate users currently traveling also have the airplane icon. Users with no icon aren't yet WorldMate users and you can only see their default home location -fix that by inviting them!

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On the web:

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Stay tuned for more post that will show how to update your LinkedIn status and send your connections LinkedIn messages through WorldMate.