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hooeey is a personal web application that records all web links that you browse and lets you use them in a fun and productive way
Jog the web is a web-based tool that allows anyone to create a synchronous guide to a series of web sites. Its step by step approach of taking viewers through web sites allowing the author to annotate and ask guiding questions for each page is unique.
Memonic free and easy resource this one. Add the bookmarklet, clip the bits of the page that you want, save to sets, and you're done. They say: "Keep the essential. Take notes or clip any web content. Take it with you wherever you go. Share it with the world, or just a group. Print efficiently and save a tree
MyStickies, Sticky Notes for the Web. You can place post it notes on web pages and annotate them. According to the site they are bookmarks on steroids.
Protonotes: Leave your mark. This is a collaborative annotation system that lets teams keep a wiki-like conversation flowing around a particular web page.
Tumblr is pretty much a link blog, but a very simple straightforward one from what I can see. Great as a sort of scrapbook thing to alert friends and colleagues to what you've found.
websnapr - Website Thumbnails For Your Site. This is a nice simple resource. Pop in the URL that you want and they'll take a screenshot for you and display it on the screen.
Wikalong Firefox Extension. It is probably most simply described as a wiki-margin for the internet.
zpeech This resource allows you to comment on particular webpages
A1-Webmarks is a free service that combines the convenience of a personal webmark server with the power of social webmarking.
AllMyFavorites Create an organized page for your bookmarks that you can share with friends and family
BibSonomy is a system for sharing bookmarks and lists of literature. When discovering a bookmark or a publication on the web, you can store it on their server. You can add tags to your entry to retrieve it more easily.
BlogMarks Recommended to me, but I've not tried it myself.
Buddymarks Store and share bookmarks online.
Burpalicious looks a little like digg
Bookmark duplicate cleaner. Firefox add on.
Bookmarks2. It's a bookmarking service. You know what it does, and so do I. Nothing else to say!
del.icio.us. The one everyone knows, I need say no more.
digg is a technology news website that combines social bookmarking, blogging, RSS, and non-hierarchical editorial control.
Diigo: Social Annotation. Collect, share and interact with online information from anywhere. Integration of bookmarking, web highlighting and sticky notes.
Dragdis is a visual bookmarking tool.
folkd is a community powered social webservice that has the goal to "enrich your web-surfing experience".
iCyte - Home . enables you to highlight and save text on any webpage, allowing you to recall the most relevant information. You can save sections of webpages or the whole thing
Licorize Bookmarking service. A minimalistic and fast to do manager that you can feed with your bookmarks and web updates.
linkaGoGo - free Online Favorites manager and Social Bookmarking Application. Instant access, lots of functionality
LinkBunch lets you put multiple links into one small link which you can share over IM, Twitter, email or even a mobile phone SMS.
Lilisto lets you store, manage and find your favorite links (or bookmarks) and removes the need to maintain them through your browser.
Listango saves your bookmarks online and you can access them from anywhere on any device
Lstack is a smart bookmarking app. Save bookmarks. Annotate them with tags and custom parameters. Organise your bookmarks database with streams and stream groups.
Mister Wong is one of the leading social bookmarking services with portals in 6 languages and over 4 million visitors per month.
MyBookmarks is a free Internet service that allows you to keep your browser bookmarks and favorites online so you can access them from anywhere.
Moovlink is a personal bookmark manager that socialises your bookmarks.
Myhq does the same as all the rest
Netvouz - Online Social Bookmark Manager - Organize, Tag and Share your bookmarks. Free, 5 minutes to set up and check bookmarks from any pc
Quix is an extensible bookmarklet, that allows you to easily access all your bookmarks and bookmarklets, across all your browsers, while maintaining them in only one spot.
reddit - what's new online. A community-driven aggregator of what's new and interesting online.
SiteJot is a free online bookmark manager.
Skloog. It's a bookmarking site, free to use. Limit of 2,000 bookmarks, but more can be made available on request. Bookmarks are arranged under tabs, so it's a cross between delicious and a home/start page.
Spidermarks is yet another online bookmark option. This one allows you to search them however.
StartAid. Online bookmarking manager
Stich it. Simply copy-and-paste a set of links in our text box and click 'Stich It'. We'll convert those links into one short URL for you to share. It's that easy
StumbleUpon Reviews. It lets you search, browse, review and share great sites
Surfulater allows you to save anything you find on the web and organize it in ways you haven't dreamt of yet. For starters you can categorize, cross reference and do full text searches.
Tagground - The social bookmarking mashup.. Put in a URL, see how it's been tagged, find other pages with the same tag.
WebList - The Place To Find The Best List On The Web. Add URLs and create lists. Create a list you can easily share with your friends using a single URL. A list can include anything from a collection of web pages, images, documents, videos and more.
Webpages - Miscellaneous tools
All site search. Its a tool that will search your site for your visitors.
eye ooo. This is a slightly strange resource, and I've not seen anything quite like it before. Simply whack in two or three URLs and view all the pages on the screen at the same time in split pane. You do have to scroll though - they're full size, not sized smaller. Bit of a shame that you can't save the URL to share with other people, but if you want to do some quick comparisions between sites/pages this might be worth a look.
hooeey webprint Save Your Web History In A Browsing Library. Hooeey goes beyond links. It builds a personal library of browsed web pages on the user's computer automatically. Both text and screenshots are captured in the user's web library. Every page you visit is stored in realtime as a screenshot and as searchable full text archived on your own computer. You can store, tag, search and share webpages that you have visited. hooeey webprint also has the ability to store the user's web library on a number of different storage services such as Google Docs, Zoho, Amazon S3 and of course, on hooeey webprint's own cloud.
Instacomment is a service allowing website owners to add an instant comment system to their pages. Use it wherever you think comments would come in handy.
Link Extractor Webmaster Toolkit. This is just brilliant. Give it a URL and it goes away and collects all the URLs and displays them for you to do a cut and paste.
Printfriendly Save your webpage as a PDF with Printfriendly. Put in a URL and it'll churn around for a while and produce a version that's print friendly, or a PDF and which you can tweet/email around the place. I've been trying it for ages, and it doesn't seem to want to play for me, but you may have better luck.
PrintWhatYouLike is a free web page editor that gives you control of how web pages look when printed.
Share link generator.Create Facebook share links, Twitter "tweet this" links, Google Plus share links, LinkedIn share links, Pinterest "pin this" links and email "mailto" links that will work anywhere — even inside emails!
singlePAGERS You. Online. Elegantly!.From the site:"designed with a dash of simplicity, a pinch of minimalism, and a healthy helping of elegance, singlePAGERS are WordPress-powered one-page microsites that help you stay socially visible on the internet!"
Skysa - Free Website Footer Bar, Chat Room, Social App Bar. This looks rather fun. Add in a chat box, search box, twitter feed, poll, announcements, share option and more directly onto a page on your site or blog with a simple piece of code.
Smart Bookmarks Firefox Add-ons. This is nice. It allows you to get rid of all of the text for links, and just keep the favicon instead. As a result you can get up to 50 links on the bookmark line rather than the 14 or so you can with use of words as well.
Tockify - web calendars made easy. Excellent product.
WebWait - Benchmark Your Website. This is great - whack in a URL and this'll tell you how long the page takes to load. Great for web designers.
Webpage watching services
Interclue makes your browsing smarter, faster, more informative. Very much like the SNAP preview as far as I can tell, though you have to d/l software to make it work
WatchThatPage - Monitor web pages extract new information. Free, easy, with various options.
Webpage URL shortening services
bit.ly, a simple url shortener. It does exactly what you'd expect.
BudURL. This resource allows you to tiny URLs as other services do, but you can also track them with lots of really good data. Free plans and paid.
doiop Allows you to choose the extension for the shortened URL. Simple, free, easy
fur.ly - shorten multiple urls into one. Nice and neat - pop in as many URLs as you want and get one short one, and when you visit, you get a little location bar at the top of the screen to move you through.
is.gd URL Shortener. Does what it says on the tin.
KnowURL: Extract URL From Shortened URL. For the paranoid out there. Whack in the shortened URL (most formats supported) and this resource will tell you where it goes. Useful if you want to check what may be a dodgy link. Rather negates the point of shortening but I can see the value of it.
Krunchd - Krunch Multiple URLs into One Short URL. This is looking interesting, and the twist is in the title. If you have a collection of them, you can add them to a list.
MultiURL Your one stop resource for link sharing. MultiURL allows you to combine multiple links into one short link that you can quickly and easily share with your friends, colleagues, on your blog or any other website. It makes the process of sharing multiple links at once so much easier, quicker and safer. Why would you want to use it? If you've got lots of links, and little space - in an article, end of a chapter, in a slide for example. Or if you want to send a list of links to someone to get them to check them quickly, without having to cut and paste one after another. You can edit the list and add or delete links to update and amend lists.
NSFW is a 'not safe for work' URL shortener. Pop in the URL you want shortened, or really in this instance made safer and it'll pop out a NSFW address.
Qurl Making long urls shorter!. Usual stuff, but this one allows you to track traffic of the URL and offers the chance to host pictures.
TinyURL. One of the first services of this type. Simple, free, easy
thinfi Password protect a short URL. That's pretty much what it does.
URL X-ray Find out where shortened URLs lead to without clicking. "URL X-ray tries to give the user an idea as to where shortened URLs lead to. We are trying to help you avoid NSFW material."
Webpage widgets and gadgets
Donkeymagic Make a map to go on your website.
Mapbuilder Both Google and Yahoo maps.
Pin in the map This is a free service which lets you easily share maps of locations with your friends via email or your website. Simply click on the map to mark a spot, enter a bit of text if you want, and you get an easy link to the map to share.
RadarURL - Monitor Online Visitors. Add the code to your site, and watch real time who your visitors are, where they're from and so on. Looks nice and easy.
Skysa Free Website Footer Bar, Chat Room, Social App Bar. This looks rather fun. Add in a chat box, search box, twitter feed, poll, announcements, share option and more directly onto a page on your site or blog with a simple piece of code.
Social Follow Create a Follow Me Button. Simple idea - create a nice little button that you can put onto your website or blog to draw all your profiles together to make it easier for people to follow. Nice and neat.
Sticky Map. Do fun things with a map. Let users add stuff.
Yourgmap Use Google maps to create your own list of locations
Pollcode. Type in your question and add up to 30 possible answers. Then get the poll code.
Free polls for your blogs, websites, and Facebook accounts with PollDaddy
ProProfs Polls Web Polls Maker, Create Poll Software. It makes polls for you. What else is there to say?