We all weren’t blessed with the patience and self-control required to achieve our savings goals. In comes SmartyPig, the web’s new tool to help you successfully save towards a savings goal. It’s a smart take on the age-old wisdom of using a piggy bank to save money for a rainy day. It can be hard reaching that savings goal each month, and no one wants to make it worse by turning to a credit card, hence this is such an exciting service. What Smartypig does is force you to put away a certain amount of money each month towards a savings goal.
Similar to creating recipes with IFTTT, Zapier triggers events on particular rules to create Zaps. Select a cause and then choose what it’s effect should be. For example, a cause could be an email attachment coming in to Gmail and the effect would be to save the attachment in Dropbox for easy backup purposes. Also, schedule a recurring Zap to automatically save Evernote items in Google Calendar. The options are endless, with Zapier offering connections between over 200+ services. Zapier – A Powerful Alternative to IFTTT If used correctly, Zapier can be a very powerful tool for increasing productivity.The “Zaps”
Are you looking for high quality free software to convert your files to or from PDF? You probably have to extract images from a PDF file, convert the entire PDF to text or word or convert images or text to PDF or even make batch conversions. This problem is faced by hundreds of people around the world daily. Understandably, purchasing a premium PDF converter may not fit into your budget right now or you probably aren’t decided on which premium PDF application to put your money on; and yet business has to continue. Here, we shall explore the best PDF
Site management and performance monitoring can be really daunting. Without adequate tools, the competition can easily blow you away if you are not careful. Fortunately, there are several tools to help you know more about your site and tweak necessary features. Many of these tools also allow you to monitor your competitors and know where you stand on the global or local landscape. Whether you use your website for business or you make your living online, you need certain tools to keep your ahead of the competition and these tools are the key. These tools can help you know more about
Taking surveys for research and development (e.g. market research, customers’ preference monitoring, business insights) is an integral part of most successful organizations. Impressively, this activity has been perfectly adapted and made easier via the web. Surveys help discover unknown customers’ desires, hidden facts and market sentiments. With the right questions, you can cut through clouded reasoning and get accurate answers to many of your questions concerning your market. Survey Monkey offers web-based survey service with both paid and free (basic) plans. The basic or free plan allows you to create great surveys, administer them, monitor results and analyze answers, whereas
The web is changing dramatically, and web surfers’ habits are evolving extremely rapidly. It is no longer impressive to simply research and churn out written information. Web users are experiencing diminishing attention span. As a result, they are getting more attracted to infographics – information that can be scanned quickly and remembered easily. Infographics are clearly displayed visual or graphic representation of straight-forward and interesting data. They tend to draw surfers attention to a particular trend or possibility and help visitors quickly capture the major part of information. So, you can use infographics to spruce up your blog, website, documents
RSS feeds are all over the place these days, but that doesn’t mean everyone is using some sort of RSS reader. Many people rely more on their email program to communicate as well as receive updates for everything. Feed My Inbox will let you take an RSS feed from your favorite site and send the RSS feed right to your inbox. Alternatively, Feed My Inbox will also create a feed for those sites who do not have an RSS feed of any kind like Twitter. How to Feed your inbox Feed My Inbox is free up to 5 feeds. Beyond
Several months after acquiring then social bookmarking site Delicious from Yahoo, AVOS has finally launched the new Delicious site. Subsequently, the site was put back in beta. According to the announcement, this was done to open the site for improvements as well as solicit feedback from the users. The feedback was then to be incorporated to improve the new Delicious. So, what has changed? Which features were removed and what has been retained? Let’s take a closer look at the new Delicious to find out whether the social bookmarking service that we used to like so much has gotten better.
How may times have you sent an email to your friend, but they claim they haven’t received it? Probably more than once. Other times you just want to know if the email you sent was opened by the recipient. Desktop email clients like Outlook have the feature to get a read-receipt, but online webmail providers do not give this option. Using SpyPig can help take the mystery out of whether your friend read your email or not. How SpyPig works To use SpyPig, you will place a tracking image into the email you send. When the recipient opens the email,
Debuting at the TechCrunch Disrupt event recently is a new startup that goes by the name – Pressly. Pressly can best be described as an HTML5-based platform that turns your websites into a tablet-friendly web app. By that, it means that once you load your site using the iPad or other Android tablets, most of the common issues experience by non-tablet optimized site such as scaling, proper scrolling and faster loading will be taken care of by the platform. What Pressly Does exactly Pressly promises to provide a platform for transforming your website into tablet-friendly format. This works for
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