Cool Websites and Tools [March 14th 2012]

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My image NimbleSchedule – Lately numerous web services have tried tackling the issue of employee scheduling. By offering easily modifiable online schedules and other features, these services have helped a great deal; yet, some businesses, particularly those with multiple locations, require a better employee scheduling solution. “NimbleSchedule” is precisely that solution. Read more: NimbleSchedule: Simplified Employee Scheduling Service Online (10 Free Licences)

My image Shelfster – If you have ever had to write a report for school then you will know how hard it can be to keep track of all the information you obtain. There are articles, photos, sound bites and notes involved and it can be next to impossible to keep them in order. Shelfster is a free program designed to fix that problem. Read more: Shelfster: An Easy Way To Keep The Research Info At Your Fingertips
My image LoremPix – When designing a website or a simple mockup, one of the many frustrating things is to create image place holders for various sizes and attributes. LoremPix solves that issue by letting you create custom place holders for almost any size of image. Simply look up the syntax of the placeholder on LoremPix.
My image Excel Mashup – Despite all the tools in the market, Excel is still the most heavily used tool for managing and analyzing data. And tools like ExcelMashup make it even better by adding a visual component. ExcelMashup lets you create visual mashups of your Excel data by using Microsoft’s Javascript API. Read more: ExcelMashup: Create Visual Mashups With Your Excel Data
My image MapsTube – The title of this post might not make much sense to you. I mean, what would be the use of watching YouTube videos on Google Maps? This online tool called Mapstube does that, letting you watch YouTube videos on Google Maps, and the interesting thing here is that it shows only the geo-tagged videos.

 

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