Dopplr – Keep your friends in the loop with where you are, where you are going, and where you have been. Its a neat way to let your contacts know when you are out of town, and when you might be visiting their town.Springnote – Like notes? Do it wiki style with this online tool that lets you create collaborative note pages that you can share with contacts. Got OpenID? Use it here. Like to make notes on the go? Use your iPhone, iPod Touch or other device.myID.net – 1 ID, everywhere. No more forgetting those hundreds of online logins and passwords.You can also check out “Web tools I couldn’t have lived without in 2007“, “Tools of the web trade“Right now, given my current position, I am on the lookout for mobile based applications that can help in your day to day activities. Stay tuned for those.
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2007 was sure the year of the web application. So many great ones have been built and improved upon.Here are a few ones that I depended on in my day to day activities in 2007, no particular order:
- Gmail Apps for Domains
- Google Reader
- Google Analytics
In part one, the original, I took you on a brief tour of the few applications that I use on a day to day basis in normal operations. But what about the ones that I kick around less frequently, but always find my way back to. Here we go, and I promise its not Google heavy:GrandCentral – Call me on my free phone number. I can direct it to any phone line I want. Maybe I will accept your call, or maybe I wont. But GrandCental will, and I will listen to it later, online. When I want.Flickr – Photo storage has its kind, and its owned by Yahoo. Ok, I like it. No Pro account yet, but I should have one as I just ran out of space, and who can go wrong with $24/year? If I missed an event, want to see what a specific area or person looks like, I’m bound to find something here. Plus Flickr’s CC images are awesome!Google Analytics – If its a well rounded, and free, web tracking application you are after, Analytics is for you. I track all of my clients using this and can write up proper reports based on all the data I can grab from Google’s tool.CrazyEgg – This analytical application lets you easily visualize what your website visitors are up to. Site clicks can be shown on heatmaps. Not only that, but you can get a good in depth look at such items as what OS or browser people used and where those people clicked on exactly.Look out for Tools of the web trade part 3, what I’m playing with