20 Useful Tools

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A collection of assorted tools that make my work easier:

1. Instructions for adding bookmarklets to Safari on iPad

2. Vi.sualize.us – bookmark pictures you find online via a browser plug-in; no sign-ups required

3. Formulists.com – create automatic Twitter lists based on certain criteria, such as “people who unfollowed me”

4. Manage Flitter – follow and unfollow people based on their activity levels

5. Setster.com – a web widget that lets you take appointments on your site

6. Blockposters.com – make any picture into a multi-page pdf of a wall-sized poster. Also, The Rasterbator

7. Checkdog.com – checks spelling on a website

8. Vischeck.com – check how colorblind people see your images

9. Google Refine – a tool for working with messy data sets

10. Social Mention – do a quick check of a brand’s mentions in social media

11. Webbed-o-Meter – do a quick check on a URL’s appearances in social media

12. Photosynth – create photo panoramas with your iOS device

13. Sendoid – share large files directly between two computers

14. Dropbox plug-ins — a growing library of add-ons for everyone’s favorite shared folder

15. PicMe – an app for rooted Androids that shows your phone’s screen on any web browser for screengrabbing purposes

16. Add-ons for Chrome and for Firefox that add a button to YouTube’s interface and make downloading the video files super easy

17. Ginipic – searches across different photo sharing sites and presents its findings in a nice photo wall

18. A complete Angry Birds walkthrough – videos

19. Sample Size calculator – is a sample of 100 people big enough?

20. pptPlex – an experimental PowerPoint plug-in from Microsoft that breaks up the linearity of the tool by putting the slides on a zoomable canvas (watch demo)

Image by: JanneM

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