A freelancers management service, that helps both employers and freelancers. Employers can sort freelancers by skills, see who’s available and book in seconds with just a few clicks. Freelancers can broadcast availability and skill sets. URL: Frank

Monday, Apr 11, 2011


A travelers decision engine that helps answer the question of “Where can I go?” This personalized recommendation system helps travelers discover new and exciting experiences, based on budget and interests. URL: Wanderfly

Tuesday, Jan 11, 2011


A simple, easy-to-use marketplace of Facebook business applications. In just a few minutes you can create an engaging and viral Facebook Page and Place. URL: Appbistro

Saturday, Nov 20, 2010


Direct short-term rental for three groups: home rentals, office rentals and short-term rentals for groups and events. Renters and hosts deal directly with each other, instead of through a third party. URL: iStopover

Thursday, Jul 22, 2010


Travel site allowing private residents and commercial properties to rent out their space to travelers. Listings can range from private rooms to castles. URL: AirBnB

Monday, Jul 19, 2010


A community site for designers, artists and other creative people to share and create colors, palettes and patterns. URL: COLOURlovers

Tuesday, May 18, 2010


An online community for people to share, sell, buy from, or rent to their friends. Set up neighborhood groups and pool resources, private message between neighbors, rate neighbors, and set up a wishlist. Currently free and in beta in Southern California. URL: NeighborGoods

Monday, May 17, 2010

Share Some Sugar

A site for neighbors to pool their resources and allow them to borrow from each other. Post items that you’re willing to share, search for items available for borrowing in your neighborhood, and leave feedback for the borrower or lender. URL: Share Some Sugar

Sunday, May 16, 2010


A people search engine that gathers publicly available data and pieces it together into coherent profiles. To see deeper data, such as photos and videos, subscribe for membership at less than $5 a month. URL: Spokeo

Monday, May 10, 2010

Dewey Music

A nice, more manageable interface for the music portion of the Internet Archive. You can do anything you want with the music here for free and legally. Download, remix, share. URL: DeweyMusic

Tuesday, Apr 27, 2010

Naked Apartments

A New York-centric apartment matchmaking site between renters, brokers, and landlords. Renters can create a profile, get a free credit check, and write and read reviews of brokers. Brokers have the ability to view renters’ credit scores and income, and contact renters directly. Note: You do have to provide some personal information, such as your […]

Monday, Mar 8, 2010


Find the right application for your business and IT needs. Choose the most appropriate deployment method. Contact providers and compare different solutions. URL: GetApp

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2010


Google Maps mashup that takes geographical data and combines with apartment listing data to make it easier to find available apartment listings. Search for apartments by location, rent and other criteria, and save apartment listings. URL: MyApartmentMap

Wednesday, Jan 20, 2010

Eat Your Books

Offers a way to locate recipes from your cookbooks as easily as you find recipes online. Connect with other cookbook lovers, add your own cookbooks to your queue, and plan your menus using the site’s tool. You can do the 30-day free trial, pay $25 for an annual membership, or for a limited time, $50 […]

Tuesday, Jan 19, 2010


Crowdsourced traffic application that enables drivers to contribute real-time information on everything from road conditions to quickest routes to gas deals. Waze

Friday, Dec 4, 2009


A local business directory that allows users to read and write reviews and share their experiences with that business. URL: Yellowise

Thursday, Nov 5, 2009

Know Your Meme

Documenting Internet phenomena: viral videos, image macros, catchphrases, web celebs and more. URL: Know Your Meme.

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2009


A showcase of one purpose, one function, single serving sites; meaning, websites that have one functionality, no clutter, and require no learning curve. URL: SingleFunction.

Tuesday, Mar 17, 2009