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Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. Most of the listed websites are FREE or come with a decent free account option. If you want to have similar cool website round-ups delivered to your daily email, subscribe here.

My image Fasterplan – lets you schedule a group event online. No need for registration, you simply enter your name and email and get a link to an online event billboard. Then you add participants along with their names and emails, who will automatically receive the event’s billboard link where they can make event suggestions. You then make a event poll with different options. Read more: Fasterplan: Easily Schedule Group Events With Friends

My image Food Truck Finder – Are you a big fan of food trucks? Did you know that you can easily find food trucks at your location using your Android phone, via their Twitter feeds? Food Truck Finder (FTF) is an Android app that aggregates Twitter feeds of different food trucks in your city.
My image ShowHopping – If you want to keep your nights busy with the latest live music, concerts, and shows, then you will need a place to find all of them online. ShowHopping is a good start. This Google Maps-based app lets you find upcoming live performances based on your location, preferred date, and your preferred bands, all displayed in Google Maps. Read more: ShowHopping: Find Live Music & Band Gigs On A Google Map
My image FX Contacts – Numerous tools let you store virtual versions of your contacts’ information. Most of these apps offer an extensive set of features that for some computer users can become a bit too complicated. If you are looking for an extremely simple desktop app to save contacts’ information, check out a tool called FX Contacts.
My image RSS Alert – Numerous web apps and desktop apps keep you updated on the RSS feeds you have subscribed to. But these apps provide a dedicated interface. If you are looking for something that displays RSS feed notifications without disturbing your current work, check out a free web tool called RSS Alert, a browser extension for Google Chrome. The extension adds a new green icon to your Chrome’s address bar. Read more: RSS Alert: Get Desktop Alerts For RSS Feed Updates [Chrome]

 

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  1. Virtual Business Assistant
    August 16, 2011 at 5:05 am

    Wow, lots to digest. Thanks for generously sharing this useful info. Especially appreciate the acknowledgment that for some websites, the goal may not be tens of thousands of fans but a few hundred solid ones.

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