Kindle Lending Club

A club that utilizes the Kindle lending feature where any Kindle book that has lending enabled can be loaned by one Kindle user to another for 14 days. This club matches borrowers with lenders. URL: Kindle Lending Club

Monday, Jan 17, 2011


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


An easy way to pay for things using your cellphone. Pay, charge, and trust individuals and businesses. With Venmo, you can pay your friends, family, and favorite shops by simply sending a text message. URL: Venmo

Tuesday, Mar 23, 2010

Lend Around

A lending and borrowing social network. Check out your friends’ DVDs, request DVDs from your friends, and keep a to-do list of the movies you want to watch. Currently in private beta; you can still sign on to be on the waiting list. URL: Lend Around.

Thursday, Jan 29, 2009


Trade your used DVD movies. You can trade immediately within a growing inventory of DVD movies with no membership fees and no commitments. URL: Flickflop.

Thursday, Jun 7, 2007


Exchange your used DVDs, CDs and video games with other people. URL: SwitchPlanet.

Sunday, Mar 4, 2007


A website for trading music, movies, games and books. URL: flipadisc.

Thursday, Jun 22, 2006