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60+ Killer Open Courseware Collections for Web Designers

60+ Killer Open Courseware Collections for Web Designers
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Media :: Developers :: We Buy iPhone Apps! We works with App Developers to Market and Promote their Apps. No costs to the App Developers Who is Wizzard Media? We are the largest podcasting company in the world, with over 1.64 Billion downloads in 2010, mostly via iTunes. That's over 4 million a day! Our new media network consists of 15,000 podcast producers and our Podcast listeners & viewers are familiar with iTunes, enthusiastic about new media, early adaptors with disposable income. We have over 1,600 apps in the Apple, Google, Amazon and Cisco app markets and we're adding more all the time. We are also a Featured Provider in iTunes. Our studies show that the people who are active in iTunes for podcasting are a perfect target audience for app promotion.

Toofoot 50+ Open Courseware Writing Classes from the World's Leading Universities Although technical courses tend to get more attention, the availability of writing courses online is impressive. Whether you want to learn how to write for business or just brush up on grammar, you're sure to find what you're looking for. We've compiled more than 50 of these classes, and they're open for anyone to take. Introductory Courses Get beginning writing knowledge from these courses. Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose: In this course, you'll learn how to write for an academic audience. Grammar & Language Use these courses to perfect your writing mechanics. English Grammar in Context: This course will teach you about the importance of grammar, features of speech, and more. Research Whether you're researching for pleasure, work, or school, these courses will steer you in the right direction. Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode: In this 16-week course, you'll learn how to use critical reading and thinking skills to create persuasive research writing.

Beyond YouTube: Turning Video Viewers Into Customers - Smb - Two SMBs dissatisfied with a lack of tangible return from their online video audiences went looking for an alternative to YouTube. Here's what they found. 5 Social Networks To Achieve 10 Business Tasks (click image for larger view and for slideshow) So your YouTube video was a hit. Some viewers probably gave it a thumbs-up or left a comment. The safe bet? YouTube's sheer size--800 million unique visitors watch more than three billion hours of video there each month--is both a blessing and a curse for small and midsize businesses (SMBs). "YouTube is about YouTube," said Tom Telford, CEO of Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals, in an interview. Telford sees online video as a must-have means for engaging potential customers--especially in his high-end travel business. [ Drive more traffic to your website with SEO For SMBs: 7 Timely Tips. ] Another Viewbix user,, has had its share of YouTube hits. "That was the biggest thing. SMBs have saved big buying software on a subscription model.

Snipplr - Code 2.0 25 Awesome Beta Research Tools from Libraries Around the World If you're tired of using the same old search box on your local library website for research projects, it might be time to broaden your horizons. Try out one of these in-the-works betas sponsored by world-class libraries around the world. From academic libraries like that at MIT or renowned research centers like the Library of Congress, the following beta research tools feature innovative tricks to connect you with the most relevant, valid results on the Internet and in their card catalogs. Melvil Dewey would be proud. Tools Used at College and University Libraries Check out this list for academically-minded beta search tools sponsored by universities around the world. Vera Multi-Search: MIT: This new tool is still in the works, but once it's officially approved, students and researchers can use Vera Multi-Search as a way to find material in several different databases with one single search.

Meme Creation Resources To Start You On Your Way To Internet Fame Posted by Jared Carrizales on Wednesday, July 4, 2012 · 1 Comment inShare Move over infographics, it’s time for memes to have their 15 minutes of fame. With the successes of companies like Virgin Media, SEOmoz, and even schools like ASU and the University of Wyoming, marketers have started to ride the meme wave. And when you think about it, why shouldn’t they? If leverage funny memes can lead to thousands of social mentions and links it’s definitely a worthwhile time investment. Unfortunately, creating the next “Success Kid” or “The Most Interesting Man In The World” is probably going to take some creativity-or at the very least a flash of genius. Meme Generators These are very straight forward and easy to get started. Know Your Meme Cheezburger Quick Meme Meme Generator Motivator Making Your Meme Once you have your generator of choice picked out, it becomes a matter of finding a meme that will compliment an idea that you have. 5 Internet Websites And Tools To Create Meme Comics

iTunes Player Hits a High Note, Passes RealPlayer Summary: Apple's iTunes player passed RealPlayer in 2007 to become the second most popular streaming media player on the Internet. Growing at an annual rate of 26.8% iTunes hit a high note while the rest of the band was flat. As predicted, iTunes passed Realplayer in unique users near mid-2007. The higher growth rate of iTunes propelled it past RealPlayer for the first time in April of 2007. Among the four major streaming media players, only iTunes had a positive growth rate over the past year. iTunes Passes RealPlayer in Unique Users Apple's iTunes player passed RealPlayer in unique users in 2007 (see Figure 1). iTunes is the only player to show a positive growth rate over the past year, growing by 26.8% from Dec. 2006 to Dec. 2007 (see Table 1). Home Connectivity in the US US broadband penetration grew to 86.79% among active Internet users in December 2007. Figure 2: Web Connection Speed Trends - Home Users (US) Source: Nielsen Online Broadband Growth Trends in the US Figure 3.

99 Mind Mapping Resources, Tools, and Tips So, there you are staring at that black sheet of paper again. Or perhaps it's a black Word document on your computer screen. Whichever it may be, it's obvious you're about to take notes for that big essay assignment or group project, and you're not too excited about getting started! That's where a different kind of note taking comes in to play, one that is actually fun to do and will also help you to understand your notes better. It's a technique called mind mapping, and is based around a strong visual method of taking notes. Free Software Free Mind - the premier java-based mind mapping software known for its quick, one-click "fold/unfold" and "follow link" operations. Wisemapping - "Visual Thinking Evolution", offering free web based mind maps you can share anywhere on the web. Mindplan - mind mapping and project management combined with Lotus Notes. Mindomo - an online mapping application offering both free and paid premium accounts. Resources Professional Training In the News Books E-Books

30 things you need to do to be a great web developer - Web Development - Posted on Monday 26th of September 2011 at 12:44 in Web Development I'm forever being asked what it takes to be a web developer; and it's not as complicated as it might seem. Learning a subset of the overall skills will get you hired, while a good attitude will keep you employed. But is that really all it takes? Clearly not. Core skills I'm not even going to discuss the concept of core skills. Accessibility and SEO I maintain that good SEO is a bi-product of strong accessibility adherence. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Security Every single developer needs to know a basic amount of security stuff; otherwise every site you build will get hacked. 6. 7. 8. 10. User experience, wireframes and basic interaction This is one of those areas that developers either don't have an aptitude for, or simply don't enjoy. 11. 12. 14. 15. Testing and risk management Unquestionably, testing is a crucial element to being a good developer. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. Working with other departments 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29.

Buscador de Vuelos Baratos en Minube 99 Resources to Research & Mine the Invisible Web College researchers often need more than Google and Wikipedia to get the job done. To find what you're looking for, it may be necessary to tap into the invisible web, the sites that don't get indexed by broad search engines. The following resources were designed to help you do just that, offering specialized search engines, directories, and more places to find the complex and obscure. Search Engines Whether you're looking for specific science research or business data, these search engines will point you in the right direction. Turbo10: On Turbo10, you'll be able to search more than 800 deep web search engines at a time. Databases Tap into these databases to access government information, business data, demographics, and beyond. GPOAccess: If you're looking for US government information, tap into this tool that searches multiple databases at a time. Catalogs If you're looking for something specific, but just don't know where to find it, these catalogs will offer some assistance. Directories