Weekend Favs March Ten

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 or my travels around the globe.

Local Austin Hat Shop - had to grab the Bruce poster in the background

Good stuff I found this week:

PunchTab – unique service that makes it very easy to create more user engagement on you site with loyalty programs, giveaways and badges for achieving milestones.

Intercom – this newish tool allows you to create far more user engagement with folks that frequently visit your site or app. You can gather social data and interact with frequent visitors.

Speaker Deck – great, simple way to share slide deck presentations online.

Weekend Favs March Three

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 or during my travels.

Folly Theater Kansas City Mo

The historic Folly Theater Kansas City, Mo shot during Guy Clark show

Good stuff I found this week:

Ideas App for iPhone – You come up with an idea and this app analyzes it and creates a thought map to help with your brainstorming.

BigMarker – a free and unlimited tool for hosting web and video conferences. Has a very nice community building aspect that makes it ideal for companies as internal or customer tool.

Roveb – Good looking tool that makes it easy to build engaging mobile sites, mobile offers and loyalty programs.

Weekend Favs February Twenty 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 or from my travels.

carmina burana

Carmina Burana at the Kauffman Center for Performing Arts in Kansas City

Good stuff I found this week:
Many Eyes – A data visualization tool create by IBM. Upload your data set and turn into one of a number of charts and graphs. Or, find a data set from a user and create. Great tool for marketers.

Chains – This tool is designed to help you keep your commitment to developing better habits one day at a time. The way it motivates is strangely appealing.

Quiver – pen holder for Moleskin notebooks. I’m a huge Moleskin notebook user and this little add on just makes me smile!

Weekend Favs February Eighteen

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: woinary via Flickr CC

Good stuff I found this week:
OneLoad – Simplified way to distribute video to multiple sites. Since Tube Mogul changed their focus I’ve been looking for a new tool to do this. Great stats too.

Automate Your Dropbox – If you’re a Dropbox user then you’ll love what this tool can do. Easily create all kinds of automated action based on rules you set. For example you can tell it to automatically convert any file you upload to a certain folder to PDF or resize and upload any picture your upload to a certain folder to a specific Facebook photo album.

Alternion – Get all of your social data in one place by connecting up to 220 social networks and watch all your updates come to one place.

Weekend Favs February Eleven

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 or something I shot in my travels.

I captured this gem at a cafe on the Colorado, New Mexico border

Good stuff I found this week:

Freedom – Pretty interesting tool that allows you to block yourself from the Internet for a determined period of time. The only way around it is to reboot. Great tool for when you need to focus on something like writing instead of wasting time on Twitter.

KissInsights – free tool that allows you to ask your website visitors one simple question and instant feedback on design, what works, what’s missing, or how they heard about you.

moShare – Tool that allows you to send an video, article, or image that you find on the web to a mobile device via text. You must have a verify a mobile phone as well so it’s really just an easy way to text content to someone. There’s a bookmarklet and website button.

Weekend Favs February Four

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 or from my own travels.

First run of the day Telluride

Good stuff I found this week:

Quipol – Easily create and embed social polls that are very easy to use and very good looking

Transcribe – free online tool that makes it much easier to transcribe an audio – type and listen in the same place and keyboard shortcuts let you slow the audio down and skip around.

SocialBro – Great piece of software that allows you analyze and manage your Twitter following, including the best times to Tweet when your following are on Twitter.

Weekend Favs January Twenty Eight

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 igorschwarzmann via Flickr CC

Good stuff I found this week:
Agendize – Suite of online conversion tools that allows you to add click to call, chat, schedule appointment, live reviews and more.


Get Smart Content
– application allows you to set rules such as – visited our website four times or from California and show different content based on visitors.

InboxQ – ask this service a question and it will quickly show you the best people on Twitter to answer it. You can also show off your knowledge by answering questions.

Weekend Favs January Twenty One

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 Steve-h via Flickr CC

Good stuff I found this week:
Viewbix – Tool that allows you to add interactive calls to action to your videos. Also makes it easy add branding to YouTube and Vimeo hosted videos.

Manilla – Get your bills, statements and balances instantly organized in one secure place online. Easy way to manage all of your accounts, subscriptions and loyalty programs.

Instant Flip Book – Convert Your Catalogs, Brochures, Annual Reports and Other Documents Into a Flash Page Flip book you can embed on any web page.