A new planning site, headed up by a busy mom of two and former teacher, that focuses on a results-driven approach to managing the people and plans in your busy life. It combines local search, online planning tools, and social networking features into one easy website. “And because of this crazy back-to-school time, Center’d has […]
“Travel site meets Evite.” Lets you create a trip homepage, invite people, manage RSVPs, upload important files, create a photo gallery, see top tours for your destination, and plan via message board. There’s a Facebook-style newsfeed that shows what everyone on your trip’s doing. Also, there’s an integrated air, hotel, car, tour booking into the […]
A Twitter mashup that will help you get your questions answered quickly; think Yahoo! Answers meets Twitter. Simply pose a question to the Twitterverse by posting a Twitter update with the following format: @ToAsk Are there any good pizza joints in downtown Los Angeles? ToAnswer then scours Twitter looking for new questions, and it will […]
This open source browser plugin is for collaboratively annotating, editing and shifting web pages. URL: ShiftSpace.
Today is the launch of Blog Action Day 2008. If you’re a blogger, you can register at the site. “Blog Action Day itself is on October 15th and on that day we ask bloggers everywhere to publish a post on the same day on the same issue, with the intent to hijack the conversation on […]
An online language learning site with free instructional exercises, user-generated tips and flashcards, and a social community of native speakers who help one another to learn a new language. URL: Livemocha.
An idea management and collaboration tool that allows you and your group to submit, collaborate and vote on ideas, comment on ideas, view ideas by popularity, invite users to join the discussion. URL: Kindling.
An invoice and time tracking service geared towards freelancers and small-business owners who need to easily create and manage invoices. URL: Invotrak.
Mashes up Pandora, Last.fm, Seeqpod, and Slinkset. Just enter your Pandora or Last.fm info and Favtape instantly makes a mixtape from your bookmarked songs. With Favtape you can add any song to a mixtape just by clicking bookmark on Pandora or love on Last.fm. You could just be listening to your Pandora radio and bookmark […]
A hosted ticketing system that’ll help any office or company never lose an email again. The system stores all your emails in one place, where you can share with colleagues, or work teams. Allows users to assign priorities, tag and organize emails into groups. It’s an easy system to implement without knowing a lot about […]
Find great music in your area. Provides a way to purchase the cheapest tickets for those events and can be linked into your iTunes and Last.fm favorites and recommendations. You can also receive email reminders and browse for tickets by price and location. URL: Bandsintown.
A feedback tool for presentations, conferences or workshops. It enables users to collect feedback (polls and messages) from their audience via mobile phone. Responses are displayed on a screen or monitor in real-time. This service is free/ad-supported. URL: TextTheMob.
A feed service provider that will help you to deal with information overload in a better way by offering new types of Feeds (Private, Community, Reminder, and RSS) with some unique features. [Private Beta] URL: Next Feeds.
Micro-blogging with real-time chat. URL: Rejaw.
Thanks to Brady Becker and Martin May of Brightkite for the physical tour as well as this email interview. eHub: What is your web application/service about? Brightkite: Brightkite is a location-based social network that enables people to take their online profiles with them into the real world and make real-world friends. In real-time, users can […]
A video platform that can integrate into an existing infrastructure, or be used as a stand-alone product. FiV aims to present content in an intuitive way that engages users, maximizing time spent on your site. Can be customized to achieve the client’s business goals. URL: FiV.
Allows friends and family to record and share short video updates about what they are doing or where they are. You can use a webcam or a cellphone. It’s a FREE, easy, and fun way to stay in touch. Currently invite-only. URL: 12seconds.tv.
A new video showcase, highlighting the most creative movie, commercials and game trailers. URL: FWA Theater.
A social news reader in the form of an AIR app that isn’t just about reading your news feeds on one place; it’s also about sharing your news in one place. With built-in AIM and Twitter support, all you have to do is click on a article to start cascading it through your social network. […]
A place where people can easily share their micro-agenda with friends. Helps you get together with your friends by letting you mix your agendas and identify opportunities. Easily say where you are, what you do, suggest and discuss ideas or just say that you’re available. URL: Mixin.
A Twitter mashup set of tools that can help online marketers leverage the power of microblogging. You can use it to post to and switch between multiple Twitter accounts in seconds, check replies, and track new followers. URL: Easy Tweets.
Provides culinary professionals a free simple web-based tool to host a portfolio and showcase photos of professional and personal work. URL: Discover Chefs.
An open platform to connect teachers and students around the world. The service is starting with foreign language video learning, and will be adding additional subjects soon. URL: eduFire.
The place to start your internet research on any topic. A team of 30 expert Internet researchers organizes the best resources on the Web by topic, and provides a concise, clear narrative that tells you why the site is recommended and what you’ll find when you visit. URL: FindingDulcinea.
The first and largest video-based social network specifically created for consumers to connect, share and celebrate the products they are passionate about. This fast-growing community has created the world’
160 character reviews and opinions about books, games, movies and music. URL: Blippr.
New search engine (from former Google employees) with an index of 120 billion pages. URL: Cuil.
A new community and networking venue specifically aimed at individuals working in or associated with the IT and Telecom industries. URL: Zrc2.
Collections and inspiration for interface design patterns. Browse, signup, organize your own sets. URL: Pattern Tap.