Battle Of The Webclippers – Which One Has Top Spot?

November 25, 2009

You can read a review of different Web clipping or online note programs.
You will find a short evaluation of:

  • Evernote,
  • Cintanotes,
  • Springpad,
  • Ubernotes

and other are mentioned without evaluation:

Microsoft Onfolio
ClipMarks
Plucker
DeepMemo

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A series of videos on YouTube – “Problem-Solving Techniques”.

November 24, 2009

Dr. Eugene F.M. O’Loughlin has started a new series of videos on YouTube – “Problem-Solving Techniques. He plans to do several of these over the next few weeks and months – hopefully up to about 20 altogether. The first one is about Pareto Analysis and is 6 minutes and 50 seconds long. It is a quick summary of what Pareto Analysis is all about.

LINK http://eoloughlin.blogspot.com/2009/11/problem-solving-techniques-1-pareto.html


A simple tool for creating tags crowd

November 20, 2009

I have tried to use very simple tags crowd generating tool Tagcrowd. You can enter information in 3 different modes:

  1. Enter an URL
  2. Upload a small file (less than 100 kB plain text)
  3. Copy-paste text excerpt to a box (if you copytext including  images – no problem) .

Then click a button “Visualize” and you get a result. I have tried to enter a Lithuanian, Polish  or Russian text. I saw tags crowd of Lithuanian and Polish text but I did not get any result with Russian text.


Online Apps and Tools to Make Your Life Easier

November 8, 2009

You will find in a large list of tools for journalists only two online research tool:

Online Research

  • Zotero – easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage and cite your research sources.
  • Addict-o-matic – if I had a “super cool” category, this one would be in it – instantly create a custom page with the latest buzz on any topic

There are other catgories of tools:

  • Aggregation & Collaboration
  • Monitoring & Analytics
  • File Utilities
  • Multimedia
  • Online Journalism

20 of the Best Resources to Get Your Startup Off the Ground

November 6, 2009

See at 20 different tools for entrepreneurs including Web research (Web clipping)  tool Evernote.

A short introduction

Let’s face it: as an entrepreneur, the odds are stacked against you. Most businesses fail after the first few years, and even if you do manage to survive, that doesn’t mean your business will redefine an industry, become profitable, or change the world. Getting off on the right foot is essential to navigating a startup from its infancy to profitability.

Luckily, there have been countless entrepreneurs that have gone through the same toils building their own businesses, and most of them are happy to share their experiences to better prepare you for the journey ahead. In addition, there is now an array of social media and web apps that no entrepreneur has ever had access to before. Together, these resources can give you the edge in a fast-changing business world.

While we can’t highlight the thousands of resources at your disposal, we have put together twenty of our favorite guides, web apps, and tools that can help you build and launch a startup. This guide is divided into six sections, covering everything from coming up with the right idea to the steps you need to take and tools you’ll want to have to secure funding for your early-stage company. In total, you will find that this guide is a comprehensive resource for anybody who’s trying to realize his or her entrepreneurial dreams.”

 


100 Online Brainstorming Tools to Help You Think Outside the Box

November 4, 2009

You can select any of a long list – 100 brainstorming tools>

A short ecerpt

A lateral thinking process, brainstorming demands that people come up with ideas and thoughts that can seem shocking or crazy. By using these ideas as a starting point, you can then change and improve them into something useful and original. Below are the top 100 tools, tips, guides, and resources to help you think outside the box and maximize your ideas


7 semantic search engines

November 4, 2009

It would be very interesting to use 7 semantic search emgines when you are carrying on the Web reseaarch. You will get very different search results.