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Sunday, July 30, 2006

New Media Picks Of The Week: Sharewood Picnic 63

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  1. Voice chat interactively, send and receive instant messages, and transfer files over the Internet
  2. Send and receive files and folders of any size with your existing email account
  3. Video hosting service that allows you to upload any video under 10MB without registration
  4. Web-based platform that lets you host your own talk show online
  5. Online photo manager that allows you to save, easily edit, and efficiently organize your images
  6. Access your files and your friend's shared files from any browser
  7. See how many other visitors are on a web site and to chat with them
  8. Keyword research service for better search engine placement
  9. Mobile application that lets you chat and send messages wherever you are
  10. Blog and share pictures, videos, audio and links to your bookmarks
  11. File sharing and hosting service that allows you to upload and share an unlimited number of files
  12. Software that provides data communications and messaging for mobile devices
  13. Enterprise-class wiki that allows your team to easily collaborate online

Here for you is one more Sharewood Picnic, the weekly collection of the most interesting new media tools and resources hand-picked by Robin Good and me (Livia Iacolrae) during our online research and explorations.

Here are the new media tools and services that we have chosen this week for you:

  1. PeerMe

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    PeerMe is an easy-to-use communications tool that allows you to voice chat interactively, send and receive instant messages, and transfer files over the Internet. You can set up a contact list with a community of other users for quick and easy communication. You can embed PeerMe on your blog or even in your email signature to get people leave you messages with one click. All you need is the PeerMe software and a Windows computer with a connection to the Internet. Free to use.

    http://www.peerme.com/en/index.php


  2. Pando
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    Pando is free software that lets you send and receive files and folders of any size with your existing email account. Use Pando whenever you're attaching lots of files, want to send a whole folder (or more) to someone, or if you think a file -- such as a home video or large presentation -- will surpass the email attachment limit of you and/or the recipient. Pando works both on Windows and Mac platforms and you can download plug-ins for Yahoo! Messenger and Microsoft Outlook. Pando is free to use.
    http://www.pando.com/


  3. ZippyVideos
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    ZippyVideos is a video hosting service that allows you to upload any video under 10MB without registration. You can also decide to join the community by creating a free account and take advantage of bigger upload limits, free prizes, contests and your own custom video page. The free account offers unlimited video count and enables you to upload videos up to 20MB. The service is also useful for linking great and funny videos on message boards, posting videos on personal websites, and on blogs. Free to use.
    http://zippyvideos.com/


  4. BlogTalkRadio
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    BlogTalkRadio is a web-based platform that lets you host your own talk show online. You can receive live callers, interview guests, and broadcast to an unlimited number of listeners. All you need is any type of phone and an internet connection. All your listeners need is streaming audio or any type of phone should they choose to call in. BlogTalkRadio is ad supported and shares with you 50% of the revenue your BlogShow generates. This service is free to all users, whether you host a blogshow or listen to it.
    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/


  5. Snapmania
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    Snapmania is a web-based photo manager that allows you to save, easily edit, and efficiently organize your images with no limitation from where they can be accessed or when. Once you subscribe you will get a free account with 100MB storage. Premium accounts start with $4.90 per month and offer 2GB storage. Check out the complete price list.
    http://www.snapmania.com/


  6. exaroom
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    exaroom allows you to access your files and your friend's shared files from any browser - and unlike P2P software, you don't have to download an application to do so. exaroom satellite servers work as relays, connecting you with shared files and folders on your friends' computers. To share files on your own computer, you install exaroom Ground Control and manage your share using exaroom Share Manager. To browse your friends' shared files, you use exaroom Share Explorer. Free to use.
    http://www.exaroom.com


  7. Blobber
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    Blobber is a unique web service that enables people to see how many other visitors are on a web site and to chat with them or to the site operators, send and receive instant messages and even receive information and alerts directly in the page they are viewing. All in real-time and without the need to download or install any external components. In order to embed Blobber on your own web site, you just need to complete an online form and then insert one line of code into your web pages. Free to use.
    http://blobber.com/


  8. NicheBOT
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    NicheBOT is a service that allows you to discover what exactly people search for on the Internet. Enter a search term, and NicheBOT will return 15 variations of that search term, which people have used to search the search engines. This tool is useful for developing lists of keywords for the search engines, and finding new and/or in-demand niches and keyword phrases. Free to use.
    http://www.nichebot.com/


  9. Mabber
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    Mabber developed a mobile application that lets you chat and send messages wherever you are. Required is a recent mobile phone equipped with Java and some sort of data-plan. After login you can transfer the existing contacts from other instant messaging networks (AIM, ICQ, MSN Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger) to your account. You can use Mabber either on the web or download the mobile client for your Java-enabled phone. With Mabber you can send messages with low cost, as it is cheaper than using SMS text messaging (1 kb of data allows for about 7 messages). Free to use.
    http://mabber.com/


  10. LifeLogger
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    LifeLogger is a web site that enables you to blog and share pictures, videos, audio and links to your bookmarks. You need to edit your profile and you will be also able to blog from your mobile. LifeLogger offers you unlimited blog entries and bookmarks and up to 150 media entries every month (you can upload up to 100MB per file. Free to use.
    http://lifelogger.com/


  11. GigaGone
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    GigaGone is a file sharing and hosting service that allows you to upload and share an unlimited number of files (500 MB file size limit each). GigaOne accepts video, photo, audio and zip files. GigaGone has no download limits, no bandwidth limits, and no wait times. This service is completely free to use.
    http://www.gigagone.com/


  12. WebMessenger
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    WebMessenger Mobile Platform (WMP) is a software that provides mobile data communications and instant messaging. WMP's Real Time Messaging feature supports corporate instant messaging systems including IBM Lotus IM, Jabber Inc. XCP Enterprise Server, Microsoft Live Communications Server and Exchange IM. WMP also supports public instant messaging networks including MSN, Yahoo!, AOL and ICQ. WMP is available in a Windows version for enterprises and a Sun Solaris version for wireless carriers and ISPs. Also available is WebMessenger Mobile for Skype a client that lets you take Skype on the road. WebMessenger Mobile for Skype client requires download and it is free. Mobile Instant Messenger comes at $5.95 per month.
    http://www.webmessenger.com/


  13. ViaWiki
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    ViaWiki is an enterprise-class wiki that allows your team to easily collaborate online. With ViaWiki, your team will be better able to share notes and documents and manage media assets. You can use ViaWiki to share files between work and the office, share photos with friends and family, share your favorite recipes or plan a trip with friends. Basic ViaWiki includes up to five user accounts. Premium ViaWiki accounts start at $10 per month with 10 users and 500MB storage. Check out all the different premium accounts.
    http://www.viawiki.com/

Livia Iacolare and Robin Good -
 
 
 
Readers' Comments    
2007-10-11 10:21:40

Michelle

You can also give keywordspy a try. KeywordSpy.com is a Keyword Research Tool that helps identify what keywords competitors use, with results actually reflecting what advertisers are using at the current time. - http://www.keywordspy.com



2007-08-22 13:42:16

susan

KeywordSpy.com a try for a keyword research tool, with results actually reflecting what advertisers are using at the current time.



 
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