Peter Greene's Top 10 as announced on Mon., 12/04/2000
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(*)DotCom's that are now gone: Pets.com, Furniture.com, MotherNature.com, Garden.com, ToysMart.com, RedRocket.com .... and others
- SideStep - [New 11/26/2000 - download required] is another "new" way to check out travel options. Also make sure you know about Hotwire - discounted airline tickets [savings up to 40%] direct from the airlines. They've decided to take on "Priceline". Check out "Savvio" and keep your eye on "Orbitz".
- Apps - a well-organized directory of useful Web applications, most of them are free
- Influxis - searchable classifieds directory where Web properties (and domain names) get bought and sold.
- Gogaga - listen to Internet radio but why not "get paid" for it - "Soundom, "CashRadio" and RadioFreeCash"; also visit "Spinner", "CyberRadio2000", "WebRadio", "Live365", for your listening pleasure. (iCast and HiWire have closed)
- Vivisimo - a new search engine (in beta testing) to check out; pretty neat. Also try their "new beta" as well. Make sure you know about "Copernic".
- LOADtv - Internet broadcaster of TV Quality Video; obviously requires a download but pretty neat.
- Vindigo - is a personal navigation tool for a compatible "Palm computer" to help you find places to eat, shop, and play.
- Digital-Neighbors - designed to help travelers, new arrivals and life-long residents quickly and easily find useful information about U.S. Communities. Also check out "Quick Facts" and travelers will like to know about "Tourism Offices".
- Flash Blaster is a Macromedia Flash designer animation tool Web service by "ScreamDesign" (lots here including a useful forum.
- FreeWebspace - interested in a Web site for no money? Check out this searchable index of 443 free Web space providers.
- Guinnessworldrecords - the official site. Are you a record breaker? Check it out.
- Zfee - get paid for protecting your privacy and its free. Click here for the quick "sign-up form".
- SpaceProxy - for surfing with privacy.
- Skiddily - a portal that pays you to search the Web.
- TalkingSites - information on making your site a "talking" Web site.
- 1001mediakits and "Searchz's MediaKits" for online advertising media kits.
- UniquePager - get paid for giving away free pagers!
- Windows ME - this is Microsoft's Web site about their "Millennium Edition" operating system. "A Brian Livingston article" - on how to deal with the new Windows ME upgrade. Here's "Brian Web site".
- Free-Ed and "FreeSkills" - for free, full, online training courses.
BONUS Link 1:Check out my eLiving(tm) Guide which is an "Editor's Pick".
BONUS Link 2:Make Your Site Sell - free info to help your Web business, and "Make Your Knowledge Sell".
BONUS Link 3:FareAgent - for help finding the best airfares; also "Travelocity", Expedia's "Fare Compare" and "Priceline".
BONUS Link 4:Teachers.Net - teachers resources along with chat and more; see also "National Teachers Enhancement Network".
BONUS Link 5:Memolink - complete surveys, play trivia and get free stuff; see also "iWon", LuckySurf", "WebMillion" and "FreeLotto".
BONUS Link 6:The Kitchen Link - 10,000+ cooking related resources and more.
BONUS Link 7:LowerMyBills - find the best deals near you.
BONUS Link 8:National Crime Prevention Council - home of "McGruff" the Crime Dog® and Take a Bite Out of Crime®
BONUS Link 9:IPO Insider - excellent IPO resource information provided by ZDNet.
BONUS Link 10:PayPal - a way to pay for things online - popular at eBay. See also "eCount", "ProPay", and "PayMe".
BONUS Link 11:Med-Tech Center - latest news on the Medical technology front.
BONUS Link 12:FindSounds - search for sounds on the Web; also try "Whoopie"; or look for "fonts" at "MyFonts".
BONUS Link 13:FreeLotto.com - play for free.
BONUS Link 14:Xdrive - looking for extra storage to access via the Web; try these also "Driveway", "MyDocsOnline", "FreeDrive", "iDrive" and "Myspace".
Standard Extras to check-out:
Extra Link 1:000Domains - register or transfer a domain for $13.50 per year; also 123Domains - for as little as $13.99 per year for domain name registration. I've used both and they work just fine.
Extra Link 2:StoreRunner - a shopping agent to help you shop; also worth a look = MySimon and "Repond"
Extra Link 3:Pagoo Service - I use it to get my voice mail while I'm online! It really works great! "CallWave" is free but really doesn't compare. New is "BuzMe"
Extra Link 4:National Center for Missing and Exploited Children - and their "Alert" page with pictures.
Extra Link 5:THINKQUEST Information! (My neighbor's won 2x! Now he's a freshman at Harvard!): - ThinkQuest and "ThinkQuest Junior" -
"an annual contest that challenges students, ages 10 to 19, to use the Internet as a collaborative, interactive teaching and learning tool". Get the contest details here. Get your kids involved!
Extra Link 6: FreeDSL - free high-speed Internet access; if you sign up please use my email address for being referred - "email@example.com" - Thanks!
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