I missed last month’s reasons to be cheerful, not because there was nothing fun or innovative to share but simply because I forgot (woops). So to make it up, this months reasons to be cheerful includes more links to valuable websites, tools and social media innovations for you to enjoy.
Wowzio – is a tool that allows you to customise and create your own widgets online. They are also developing an interesting tool called Pulse which will “bubble up topics and posts that users are engaging with across the blogosphere”.
ClipCanvas provides professional stock footage and video clips.
Yelp – found a great restaurant or love your dentist? Then share your recommendations with your community or use your network to find reliable services.
New Twitter tools are proliferating, there seems to be a new one every day. Favs include: Twibes – lets you follow Twitter groups and create your own, and TweetTree – lets you view your Twitter posts and replies in context (thanks to Chakravibe for that one). I’ve also been using Power Twitter to amp up my Twitter experience with Firefox.
Need 4 Design – if you need a log or website design why not crowdsource this and run a design competition with Need 4 Design. You submit your requirement and designers compete for your business.
Add your company to LinkedIn.
Eventbrite – online event registration tools.
Backtype – find, follow and share comments on the web.