Business Resources

  • Elance – online access to freelancers
  • 123Employee – virtual assistants
  • Skype – free video conferencing
  • GenBook – allows clients to schedule appointments with your company
  • Huddle – helps your workgroup manage projects, and offers online storage
  • Stacks – Organize tasks by person and project
  • TextFlow – Simplifies document collaboration
  • Zoho – Offers a large variety of cloud-based apps
  • Zaarly – consumer to consumer local marketplace
  • Gist – allows you to aggregate your clients’ social media

 

Communication Resources

  • Constant Contact – E-marketing
  • RatePoint – E-marketing
  • Survey Monkey – surveys and focus groups
  • FourSquare – broadcasts the locations where you and your pals “check-in”
  • Meebo – connects to multiple IM services
  • Sobees – coordinates various social networks
  • Tatango – distributes texts to small groups
  • MailChimp – mail client allowing you to mass market to a list

 

Dining & Travel Resources

  • Nutrition Data – details the content of food at restaurants and in recipes
  • OpenTable – makes reservation at restaurants
  • Chowbaby – restaurant locator
  • Priceline – name your price (hotel/car)
  • GasBuddy.com – reports current local fuel prices
  • Sit or Squat – indicates the closest clean restroom

 

Media Resources

  • Animoto – assembles stunning slideshows
  • Citrify – supplies quick photo editing tools
  • CutMP3 – trims any song to ringtone length
  • Eventful – lists happenings in your area
  • Grooveshark – provides diverse music and social features in a slick interface
  • Spotify – provides access to over 20 million songs
  • Librophile.com – offers downloadable audiobooks
  • Pixorial – presents easy-to-use videos editing tools
  • Kunaki – create audio CDs and video DVDs for resale

 

Productivity Resources

  • Topicfire – aggregates news in topics you choose
  • Bubbl.us – offers simple mind-mapping tools for brainstorming
  • Evernote – captures ideas, notes, or audio
  • Mint – syncs with your financial accounts to help you mentor your budget
  • Passpack – manages all your online passwords
  • PearBudget – tracks your income and spending
  • Proxify – gives you anonymous surfing capability
  • Springpad – supplies templates for organizing your personal data
  • Stickybits – scan UPC codes for discounts, free stuff, and info data
  • TwitPay – lets you raise funds via Twitter
  • SquareUp – allows you to collect money via your smartphone or tablet
  • Minutes Please – controls how you surf the web