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- RoofingTalk.com - an online forum-discussion resource to help people and professional roofing contractors discuss their issues, problems and findings.
- Xomba.com - is a community driven, instant publishing platform founded on the principle of sharing revenue with its members.
- MakeUseOf.com - [powered by Google's "FeedBurner"]resource about neat Web sites, software and Internet tips ["access to their directory"].
- MyTravelGuide.com - a global travel resource with travel guide sections that contain a wealth of information from other travelers covering the best destinations and tourist attractions around the world.
- Become.com - an online shopping - product comparison research resource; also visit - "MySimon" and "PriceGrabber".
- Connectify.me - turn your Windows 7 laptop into a Wi-Fi hotspot to share the Internet with others including mobile devices.
- Spotify.com - they state - "think of Spotify as your new music collection. Your library. Only this time your collection is vast: 8 million tracks and counting." Visit their "About" page.
- Issuu.com - is a dynamic library where people can find access to a wide variety of publications; and is where publishers find and build targeted audiences. Issuu is free to use, however, there is a premium service available.
- Craiglook.com - a better look-interface to the mostly text-based "boring" spartan regular and original "Craislist"; search "Craigslist" within 250 miles with picture previews - just enter your zip code.
- WorldWideTelescope.org - enables your computer to function as a virtual telescope, bringing together imagery from the best ground and space-based telescopes in the world. Experience narrated guided tours from astronomers and educators featuring interesting places in the sky.
*** Below are last month's choices ****
- SevenForums.com - resource to help you find solutions with problems, errors or issues you are experiencing with Windows 7.
- Tirestest.com - tire reviews written by fellow drivers and conducted on tires driven under normal road conditions. If you are getting different size rims or want to understand tire "specs" then make sure you check-out the "Tire Size Calculator" [by Miata.net] and the "Tyre Bible". Other tire review resources include: "TireReview", "TireRack's Reviews", "TyreTest", "ConsumerSearch", and "Epinions".
- FlyerTalk.com - online community of 250,000+ members that provides up-to-date information on travel-related loyalty reward programs; nearly 1,000,000 threads of online discussions. Also visit: "InsideFlyer" and "BoardingArea".
- TheTruthAboutCars.com - - a resource for new car reviews, news, info and more. Also visit: "Edmunds" and their "InsideLine" & "AutoObserver", "Cars", "KBB", "Car and Driver", "JDPower", "CarReview", "MotorTrend", "USNews", and "Carsurvey".
- Gravatar.com - your "Gravatar" is an image that follows you from site to site appearing beside your name (or online ID) when you do things like comment or post on a blog.
- Drupal.org - is the official website of Drupal, an open source content management platform. Offers a range of features to support a variety of Websites ranging from personal weblogs to large community-driven type Websites.
- 4shared.com - free file sharing and online storage [10GB of free space]. For more online choices visit (search for) "Backups" at InfoStar.com's Virus Info Center Webpage.
- DocStoc.com - search over 13,000,000+ public documents; it is an online community & marketplace to find and share professional documents. Docstoc provides the platform to upload and share documents with the world, and serves as a vast repository of free and for purchase legal, business, financial, technical, and educational documents that can be easily searched, previewed and downloaded.
- BookLife [by Publishers Weekly] - international book and bookselling news, reviews, bestsellers and more. Also visit: Litopia.com which is a free online independent writing community and "JacketFlap".
- WhoRunsGov.com [by the Washington Post] - a resource that offers profiles of government decision-makers that anyone can edit. Contributors can use their name, or not, and all information is reviewed by their editorial team before publishing. Also visit "GovExec".
**** Just printed late July 2009 - New Book you may find of interest:
- "The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web" by Tamar Weinberg
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