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Our Favorite WordProcessor

WordPerfect



Backup and Cloning Software

MarcriumSoftware
Disk cloning and imaging solution

Paragon Software Group
Backup & Recovery

SyncBackFree
We use this every day to backup our development computer to numerous back up sites.



Remote Control of A Computer

TeamViewer
Us this software to control another computer on your network. Great for those machines that aren't connected to a monitor or keyboard.



Website Editor

Edit+
We've used this for years. It is our favorite web editor.



FTP Software

cuteFTP
An excellent tool. We've used it for years and highly recommend it.



Website PHP Tool

Web Matrix 3
This superb tool is excellent for many things. We use it and highly recommend it.



Web Research in Information Sites

W3Schools.com
Excellent source for all things HTML



Social Content & Curation Tools

Alltop
An excellent source for up to date material on a wide range of topics.

Klout.com
find, schedule, create and curate with this terrific tool.

Buffer/com
A social sharing site.

HootSuite
Social sharing tool. And the Hootlet for Firefox, and Chrome



Web Graphics tools

PlaceIt.net
Put your graphic in everything from clothes to computers to smart phones. This is a fantastic tool.

The GIMP
GNU Image Manipulation Program

Social Networking and eMarketing Tools


    Notes:

  • When registering your URL, your web address, never use the e-mail address at your web site. Should the site go down, the e-mail addresses may be unusable.
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO) There is no need to put your business name in the title tag - if - you have the URL in your business name.
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Our Favorite

Place.IT.net

To put an image on a monitor, phone, or other things. Like this, the image on 'screen' is our website.





Advanced Web Searching

Google Advanced Search


Analytics

Google Analytics


Blogging & Website Creation Software

WordPress.com


Business Books & Online Content

Read everything by Seth Godin


Business Directories For Your Local Area

50 Local Business Directories at HubSpot


Content Creation Tools

Headline Analyzer


Content Sources and Analysis

BuzzFeed

Feedly

Buzzsumo

Analyze what content performs best for any topic or competitor.

Alltop

A vast content source.

Determine Who Owns A Web Address

Who.Is


Graphics

The GIMP

Graphic Image Manipulation Program, public domain graphics engine is free of charge for a download.

GIFS.com

Create animated GIFS

GIFMaker.me

Create animated gifs, slideshows, and video animations with music online freely and easily, no registration required.

Research Companies

Manta

Hoovers


Social Media Management and Content Creation / Curation

Tweet Deck

Hoot Suite

Hootlet

To share from anywhere HootSuite Free

Manage multiple networks, schedule posts, and engage your audiences, all in one place.

Klout

Pocket

This adds a "pocket" icon to your browser so you can store things there for later use or sharing.

Buffer

Content sharing tool allows scheduling and more

Pablo by Buffer

To quickly make graphics for social media needs.

Nuzzel

For e-mail digests of popular articles on social media

SumAll

Weekly e-mail reports

Followerwonk

Twitter statistics & analysis

SocialRank

For follower insights

Canva

For creating graphics

Spy tools

Compete

Find business opportunities, monitor competition, and benchmark performance.

Alexa

Web Analytics toolkit

Moat

To measure real-time attention analytics

Google Trends Website Grader

SpyFu

Download Your Competitors' Most Profitable Keywords and Ads For Paid and Organic Search


Submit A Media Release To Patch

Find Your Local Patch Here


Useful Sites

50 Useful sites