Monthly Archives: April 2009

Share Your Identities in Squidoo

We’re happy to announce that the DandyID Squidoo Module is now live!squidoo

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“Modules are the building blocks of Squidoo, like widgets in blogs. Each module has certain settings you can change and customize to fit your lens (web page)”, from Introduction to Squidoo Modules.

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download shutter divx The DandyID module pulls the online identities from your DandyID account using your associated e-mail address. Like our popular WordPress Plug-in, this allows authors and publishers to truly identify themselves to their readers and contacts.

To view this module in action, check out the Who Is Corey Brown and Who Is Sara Czyzewicz lens. If you haven’t already, claim your own SquidWho page (“start a fanpage“), and follow the below instructions for adding the module.

How to add the DandyID module :

(Note: you need a DandyID account before using the module; sign-up if you haven’t yet!)

1 – Create a new Lens or SquidWho page

    2 – Under “Workshop Tools” on the right, select Add Modules “Browse all modules”
    3 – Enter “DandyID” into the “Search for Modules…” text box
    4 – DandyID Module will display in the search results. Click the + add button
    5 – You’ll see the DandyID Module under the right column titled “You’ve Added…”

      6 – hit “DONE ADDING!”
      7 – You’ll see the module “New DandyID” added to your page… click “EDIT”
      8 –  Enter a title (ie: My Identities or Find Me on the Web)
      9 – Enter the e-mail address you used to sign up for DandyID
      10 – SAVE and you’re done!

      The outcome looks something like this:
      Example DandyID Module



      Vote for DandyID in the Sun Startup Essentials Elevator Pitch Contest!

      sun-startupessentials logoA couple of weeks ago while we were at the SXSWi conference in Austin, TX, DandyID co-founders Arron Kallenberg and Sara Czyzewicz were interviewed by Sun Microsystems giving their best elevator pitch for what makes DandyID special.   The interview was part of Sun Startup Essentials “Spotlight Your Startup” contest. They did a great job, but now it’s up to you (our awesome users) to help us win by casting your vote for DandyID!

      The competition is fierce, and we’re up against some really cool startups, but with your help we can take home top prize.

      Voting is easy.  Simply text: ‘startup DandyID‘ to 41411 by April 10. You only have to vote once (votes are capped at once per mobile phone number).  That’s all there is to it! We’re really thrilled to be a part of the Spotlight Your Startup contest, and we definitely appreciate all your support.  Thanks!

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      Check out the video of Arron and Sara’s pitch below.