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Finally, a CMS Tool with Sex Appeal April 9, 2008

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CushyCMS.com, its currently in beta, but click on the 3 minute video – you will be happy.

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Spoken Hyperlinks from the FOWD Conference November 9, 2007

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Social/Web 2.0
All the different ways to see, hear, and laugh at other people on the web (or vice-versa).

Buzzfeed.com
“We use a combination of technology and human editors to track and grow online buzz for a select group of partners. Our proprietary technology detects positive buzz about a client’s product, and our editors write headlines that point to the very best of these links.”

Scrapblog.com
“We made Scrapblog drag-and-drop-easy so that everyone can tell their stories and create beautiful multimedia scrapbooks.”

threadless.com
“A community based t-shirt company…” making millions!

rememble.com
“Rememble is a ‘washing line’ for your digital bits and pieces. Thread together texts, photos, videos, sounds, scribbles, scans, notes, tweets… so they’re not drifting in a digital wasteland.”

propod.com
“The next generation media blog that easily integrates all your audio, video, photos and writin seamlessly in one place.”
Designers
Nifty design-related stuff

Veerle’s Blog
“I’m a graphic/web designer living in Belgium. My personal journal is an online source for topics ranging from XHTML/CSS to graphic design tips.”

Dave Shea’s Blog
“I’m a Vancouver local and a freelance designer. I’m happiest when designing, building, or creating something that didn’t previously exist; this has taken many forms over the years.”

Yahoo! Pattern Library
“A pattern describes an optimal solution to a common problem within a specific context.”

ElliotJayStock’s Blog
” Senior Designer at Carson Systems<!–Carsonified–>, a small but influential company located in Bath, England. ”

Jina Bolton’s Blog
“Jina Bolton is a 24-year-old interactive designer & artist, working/residing in Silicon Valley. She adores modern/contemporary design, & has an appreciation for retro/vintage design. She digs web standards, karaoke, sushi, design, art, writing, markup, life, & you…”

jpgmag.com
“Subscribe to JPG Magazine to get the best photos, features, and interviews delivered right to your doorstep six times a year.”

email standards project
“Working with email client developers and the design community to improve web standards support and accessibility in email. ”

Applications to make life better

37signals.com (and also http://gettingreal.37signals.com/)

blinksale.com
“Basically, if you need to send invoices, Blinksale can work for you.”

extjs.com
“Ext is a client-side, JavaScript framework for building web applications.”

campaignmonitor.com
“Campaign Monitor is built for designers who can create great looking emails for themselves and their clients, but need software to send each campaign, track the results and manage their subscribers.”

All the Web 2.0 Companies You Ever Wanted to Know May 1, 2007

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Go  2 Web 2.0 has a list of all the web 2.0 companies along with some interesting interactions.

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Blogs are not your average work-from-home schemes February 28, 2007

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Here’s Darren Rowse and how he makes money from blogs.

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See stats move using Gapminder February 27, 2007

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Hans Rosling is professor of international health at Sweden’s world-renowned Karolinska Institute, and founder of Gapminder, a non-profit that brings vital global data to life.

Now Gapminder is being offered within Google tools and lets you see and create a time-lapsed view of statstics.

hot stuff! thanks JL!

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A YouTube Meetup in NYC February 23, 2007

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So it seems Kevin Nalts of WillVideoForFood and Paul Houston aka Podcasting101 are organzing a meetup event for YouTuber’s in NYC this July 7th. Check out the teaser trailer: One YouTuber in NYC.

Visit YouTubeMeetup for up to the minute details.

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Digital Graffiti is Hot February 21, 2007

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Our friends at the Graffiti Research Lab has this cool vid on Digital Graffiti on buildings.

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Great Video on Web 2.0 – The Machine is Us/ing Us February 8, 2007

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Web 2.0 … The Machine is Us/ing Us

A very inspiring way to describe Web 2.0 and the progression to it by Michael Wesch, Assistant Professior of Cultural Anthropology at Kansas State University.

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Link Building Strategies for the Soul January 26, 2007

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I have to say that I love Copyblogger in the way author, Brian Clark, always disseminate scomplex information and ideas in a way thats engaging and easily understood.

In a recent post, Brian talks about Link Building Strategies. Good stuff!

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Viral Video or Commercial? January 17, 2007

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Office Platoon.

Either way I found it entertaining.

You might see more of these, as I’m researching Video websites right now 😛

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