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Weekend Favs April Sixteen

My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week.

I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from Flickr.

Image credit: 4nitsirk via Flickr

Timely – Interesting tool from the Flowtown folks that helps analyze and then schedule the best time for your tweets.

Tout – Tool that makes it very easy to templatize, organize and track those routine emails that you use over and over again.

iPromote – somewhat freaky technology takes a look at the content on your Web site and instantly creates banner ads.

Weekend Favs April Nine

My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week.

I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from Flickr.

Image nosha via Flickr

Good stuff I found this week:

SimpleMap – WordPress plugin that makes it very easy to add a highly customizable map to your site. Great for multiple locations or even agents and affiliates out in the field.

Moontoast – Suite of services that make it very easy to add commerce functionality to your social profiles such as Facebook – or even create you own social commerce network.

Certified B Corp – Certified B Corporations are a new type of corporation which uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.

Weekend Favs April Two

My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week.

I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from Flickr.

joyosity via Flickr


Image credit: joiseyshowaa

Good stuff I found this week:

Premise – a tool from copyblogger that allows you to easily create and optimize a number of landing pages in any WordPress theme.

Nurph – Twitter add on that allows you to create a chat room on the fly and bring real time live chat to any conversation. Conversations are still public, just gives you space to go longer.

Triberr – Interesting looking tool that allows you to create private networks or what they call tribes and create a group that amplifies each other’s content and social media activity.

Weekend Favs March Twenty Six

My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week.

I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from Flickr.


Image credit: yellow bird woodstock

Good stuff I found this week:

Jetpack – Collection of WordPress plugins from WordPress packaged as a set of features that cover most of the basic plugin needs. This was a WordPress.com feature now available for self hosted WordPress.org sites.

Hellofax – there are plenty of online fax services, but I love this one because it allows me to insert my signature on documents and email them back to the sender.

letter.ly – Dead simple way to create a paid online newsletter

Weekend Favs March Nineteen

My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week.

I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from Flickr.


Image credit: makeitdev

Good stuff I found this week:

Thinglink – tool that allows you to add interactive features to your online images.

Springpad – very interesting free note taking and creating tool that organizes things the ways you live

Learnable – with Learnable you can find lots of courses to take and you can create your own course using the Learnable tools. Learnable then markets your course and shares the proceeds.

Weekend Favs March Twelve

My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week.

I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from Flickr.


Image credit: dblackadder

Good stuff I found this week:

Google Public Data Explorer - The Google Public Data Explorer makes large datasets easy to explore, visualize and communicate. This one came from Ben at WBPSystems who claims that he finds this tool very helpful for making business decisions and researching new markets.

SinglePlatform – very cool looking new service that helps local businesses promote their content and publishers use local content to help their SEO efforts. I push all my local clients to get in the local content biz and this tool may be a great play for that.

7 Tools For Managing Your Facebook Fans – Nice roundup from AllFacebook of some tools that will allow you to get more from Facebook, including a couple that make it easier for you to provide customer service directly from Facebook.

Weekend Favs March Five

My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week.

I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from Flickr.

Image credit: The Wanderers Eye

Good stuff I found this week:

The Small Business Web – a network of software providers creating product aimed at small business – very nice resource for finding some new tools

Index Tank – Hosted real time search that offers robust search functionality for your WordPress blog

Notifo – Real time notifications from many services pushed to your mobile phone. Allows you to set up some customer alerts like new blog comments or Twitter mentions.

Weekend Favs February Twenty Six

My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week.

I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from Flickr.


Image credit: jayscratch

Good stuff I found this week:

Brickify – this one goes in the fun category – this tool turns any image into a scheme for Lego bricks – it even gives you the schematic and inventory you would need to purchase – try your logo – might make a nice addition to the office.

OnlyWire – highly flexible tool that allows you to automatically submit content to multiple social media sites

CloudFlood – Tool that makes it very easy to create a campaign to give away a free report or tool for a tweet or Facebook Like