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[E4C7] HearPlanet – A Mobile App that Helps Over 600K People Discover Their Planet While Reducing Waste


A Mobile App that Helps Over 600K People Discover Their Planet While Reducing Waste - HearPlanet

Can mobile apps save the planet? You bet they can. HearPlanet is the world’s largest audio guide, covering hundreds of thousands of locations around the globe. With over half a million voice files, HearPlanet is like having a professional tour guide always by your side. HearPlanet includes perspectives from different publishers and personalities, and even other visitors like you. Not only does HearPlanet help you discover the world around you, it cuts down on paper waste generated from single use maps, tourist pamphlets, brochures, and guides.

Steve Echtman, Founder of HearPlanet, shares with us:

  • What it takes to build a mobile app that reaches over 600,000 registered iPhone and Android users
  • How to create and acquire content at nominal cost
  • How to attract and work with major content and distribution partners
  • Mobile application monetization strategies that work

Mentioned in this Podcast

  • Jimmy Wales
  • Martin Zwilling
  • Great Entrepreneurs Build Deep People Connections
  • Ushahidi
  • Patrick Meier
  • Survivors Connect (now Freedom Connect)
  • Responsinator

Where to Find HearPlanet

  • Check out the HearPlanet Facebook Page
  • Go to HearPlanet Website
  • Follow HearPlanet on LinkedIn
  • Follow HearPlanet on Twitter
  • Download HearPlanet App on the AppStore
  • Get the Android version of HearPlanet App on Google Play

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Lorna Li is a business coach, entrepreneur and Amazon rainforest crusader, with a passion for green business, social enterprise, and indigenous wisdom. She helps changemaking entrepreneurs harness the power of the Internet to reach more people and make a bigger impact, while designing the lifestyle of their dreams. She is an Internet marketing consultant to changemakers, and works with innovative tech startups, sustainable brands, social enterprises & B-Corporations on SEO, SEM & Social Media marketing.
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