10 Web 2.0 applications in 10 minutes Andy Tattersall
#1 Slideshare Share PowerPoint presentations Use as a teaching and learning tool Comment and feedback on presentations Market events online with presentations Embed slideshows into a blog or website Share slideshows publicly or privately Synch audio to your slides Join groups to connect with SlideShare members who share your interests Download the original PowerPoint / Pdf file FREE!
#2 Pageflakes Create a one-stop source for information on a topic, organisation or person Imbed text, audio, presentations and video Collate rss news, blog and journal content feeds Import links from Del.icio.us Add contacts, places and events Use it as a place for chat and communication Have multiple pages for extra content FREE!
#3 pbwiki Collaborative page editing File sharing Feedback and comments Email and rss notifications Storage space Custom templates Multimedia plug ins FREE!
#4 Del.icio.us Share bookmarks online Create resource lists Find other popular links of interest Access your bookmarks anywhere Use tags to sort your bookmarks FREE!
#5 LibraryThing Upload key texts from our library collection online Create student reading lists Complete with cover art and reviews Amazon style rating system Find recommendations on titles that may Interest you Catalog with Amazon, the Library of Congress or 690 other world libraries. Import from anywhere Show your books on a shelf or as a list FREE! (one-off payment of $25 for unlimited options)
#6 Google Custom Search
#6 Google Custom Search Create your own search engine Include one website, multiple websites, or specific webpages Host the search box and results on your own website Customize the colours and branding to match your existing webpages FREE!
#7 Twitter Allows co–workers to communicate and stay connected through the exchange of quick, frequent answers to one simple question: What are you doing? Can be used as sms with your mobile phone Widget capability Follow people and be followed FREE!
#8 Facebook Social network tool Allows collaboration and interaction Find people with similar interests Heavily used by students Create an individual or organisational account Can be as private as you want it Advertise events and courses FREE!
#9 Disposable Web Pages
#9 Disposable Web Pages Fully editable disposable web pages Create an Editor key for friends to co-edit the page Set the disposable date of the page Pages disposed within 90 days or less after creation Count down clock to show the time to disposal History of revisions from the first edit to the current edition Bookmarking facility for readers follow the page Rich text editor for editing purposes Upload 5 photos per Web page Sticky notes and sticky notes player Map displaying selected city locations FREE!