The internet is filled with knowledge and the wise ones seek it out and use it. For fashion entrepreneurs, knowledge is very important. It is the difference between the master and mediocre entrepreneurs. This is why gathering information from the internet and other sources can come in handy for making you a better fashion entrepreneur. This is what Pocket helps you do.
What is Pocket?
Pocket is a bookmarking software that allows users to save articles, images, videos, and stories from anywhere on the internet. Developed by Mozilla Corporation in 2011, Pocket allows users to keep their favourite content from any publication, page or app.
The software makes it easy for users to store all the things that interest them anywhere on the internet in one place. It takes away the stress of saving items in various locations on various devices.
What can Fashion Entrepreneurs Use Pocket for?
As a fashion entrepreneur, you can use Pocket to save anything that interests you from your apps or the internet in one place. This means that you can save that how-to video from YouTube, chic style from Instagram, and business post from Mauvelli all in one place to access them later.
With Pocket, you get to create your own space filled with content you have specifically tailored towards your needs. Not only can you read your saved content later, but you also get the option of listening to articles for an eye and hand free experience. This means that you can listen to your favourite articles while doing other things.
Also, with Pocket, you can access the content you have saved from any device – your phone, tablet, and computer. You can save items for offline use too, so you do not have to always connect to the internet when you want to access some content.
Requirements and Features of Pocket
Pocket has a free and a paid plan and can be accessed from the web or through the app in Google Play and App Store. Both plans are similar but the Premium plan which comes at the cost of $4.99 per month or $44.99 per year gives room for saving content permanently, using advanced search features and unlimited highlights.
It is a user-friendly app that requires users to sign-up with their name and email address on first use. Using, navigating, and getting used to the Pocket environment is straightforward and easy.
The Discover feature allows you to look through a list of curated content for users. From there, you can save content for viewing later and see what content interest other users most. It also allows you to streamline what you are looking for by category.
The Search button lets you search your list for content you want to view. The Activity button helps you to follow other Pocket users and so you can see content they recommend.
The Menu button allows you to access all of your saved content by tags like articles, videos, trending, and so on. Here, you can customise tags to suit your needs. You can also highlight your best lines in articles, share, and add content you enjoyed to your favourite list.
There are many ways to save items to Pocket. One way is to tap the share button at the top of your browser and click ‘Add to Pocket’. You can also copy the page’s URL to your clipboard, open Pocket and click on the green pop-up bar that says, ‘Add copied URL to your list?’. The last way is to use use the browser extension feature of Pocket.
With the browser extensions, you can save content from anywhere with your preferred browser, including Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. This way, you can easily save content to Pocket without having to copy and paste links.
Pocket User Reviews
Based on reviews from Google Play and App Store, most users find Pocket to be a very useful tool. With over 10 million downloads, most users like the fact that they get to store and organise content of interest in one place. The text-to-speech functionality of the app js another favourite for users.
Some users, however, ran into certain issues while using the app. Some functionalities like share and text-to-speech did not work well for them.
Competitors and Alternatives to Pocket
Pocket’s top competitors and alternatives include Instapaper and Workona.
Based on its uses and limitation, the Pocket gets an 8 out of 10 points.
Pocket is a great software for busy fashion entrepreneurs that might not always have time to read articles or watch videos they find useful. As a fashion entrepreneur, you can use this app to learn and gain useful information for both your personal and business growth. I recommend this app to every fashion entrepreneur that is big on growth and loves to keep their content easily accessible and organised.