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Snap

Website Context Presentation Application


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Published 10/03/2012 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by Jess Meli
What can you use the app for?

Snap.com is an application that helps users get more out of their websites. It is also known as Snap Shots and it is a way to provide users with more fun and interaction. It can be used on a variety of websites including blogs and the application provides a complete or fully integrated system designed to help users get more from their websites. The application works by using the users links to bring the appropriate information to the user's website. The information provided is information that relates to the websites that the links point to. Hence, the Snap application enriches the user's current website and makes it even more interesting. Visitors to the user's website do not have to navigate away from the website. about the sites you're pointing to. Your audience doesn't even have to leave your site to get the best of other sites.internet search engine but more important is the product they produce called Snapshots; this is installed on over 2,000,000 websites all around the world. It’s designed to make the visitors experience much more rewarding. It works by showing visitors information that they might be interested in without them having to click on anything. Simply rolling over a link is enough to display a screenshot which will be much more attractive than having to click off the site.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Founded in 2006 and created by Tom McGovern and Bill Gross, the Snap has received a lot of funding - at least $10 million - from investors that include Idea Lab and Mayfield Fund. The Snap company is located in California and is continuing to grow in popularity. It has a lot of visitors and traffic monthly.

What are the differences to other apps?

Snap compliments a website. This is a unique application because other apps do something for themselves. However Snap is used to enhance or enrich another website or application.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

The Snap website design is simple. There are no fancy bells and whistles and it is a very clean site. This makes it quite attractive and inviting. There are no cluttered sections and navigation is effortless. The snapshots that can be added can contain text, Google Maps, photos, RSS feeds and many other types of content. To install the Snap system, code may be copied onto the website. users also have access to tutorial videos if needed.

How does the registration process work?

Users need to create a user account to be able to use the application appropriately. The system guides users through the process of setting up their website. Users can also customize their accounts. This helps users see a familiar screen whenever they log in. After registering and accepting the terms and conditions, users are granted access. Instructions can also be sent to email addresses regarding proper set up procedures.

What does it cost to use the application?

The Snap is free to use. Users do not need to be concerned about plans or subscription accounts because these do not exist. There are no adverts as users register for their account.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Users who want extra information to appear on their website can use the Snap Shots application to create an enhanced blog or website. People with blogs or websites and who also have some links on their site can use the Snap app to add rich content and information. The application is easy to use. Instructions and guidance is also provided when users register for an account. However, people who do not want to install code on their website may not want to proceed with this option or app. However, those willing to try the application could find it worthwhile.

  • Links can be used to deliver content to the user's website
  • Users can customize how the images or snap shots look
  • The information easily can be incorporate into websites
  • Codes can be copied and installed on websites
  • Users are able to get more out of their sites


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