Every so often, you need to take a look around and discover if there are better tools than those you’re already using.
Here are some categorized suggestions to get you started.
TubGet – download almost any video from YouTube or anywhere else, as video or *audio*
What Do You Love? – query all Google search engines at once, and get all the results in one dashboard
Pokki – use your favorite web services faster, from your computer desktop instead of in your browser
101 Smart Goals – easy to use goal setting and tracking manager
Prizes.org – get work done by offering a prize for someone else to do it
Geeje – a cross-network social media dashboard that lets you easily follow your favorite people where ever they are
Twimbow – the most colorful Twitter client yet, it categorizes your tweet by color and lets you categorize who you follow too.
Shuush – a Twitter client that puts more weight on people who rarely tweet so they don’t get drowned out
Google+Tweet – adds a Twitter client to your Google+ dashboard so you can tweet from there too
Google+ Social Statistics – see who and what’s popular on Google+ and where you rank among them
Plus.ly – shorten your Google+ profile url
Gplus.to – like Plus.ly, but allows you to choose a nickname instead of your Google+ username
Likeplusone – a browser extension that lets you Like and +1 a url simultaneously
Filefly – share files with for your Facebook friends
Playem – easily watch your Facebook friends’ shared videos
FacebookAllEvents – use Facebook to find local events to attend
Sharedcount – measure how many shares, Likes, retweets, etc., that any url has received
SnipSnip.It – share only your favorite part of a YouTube clip
Cvgram.me – creates an infographic resume from your LinkedIn profile.
vCard to QR code – generate your own QR code for your business card from your vCard (or create a vCard first, if you don’t have one)
OrangeQR – generate your own QR codes and track their usage too. (This is a paid tool, but there’s a free trial)
Slidestaxx – create a slideshow of anything – images, videos, text – and then embed it on your blog or website
Animaps – does what it sounds like: make presentations by animating your Google Maps
Spreaker – create your own radio station
Postcron – schedule your Facebook updates
Diagramly – quickly make any kind of diagram you need
Mailer Vocabulary – improve your vocabulary via email
phraseup* – helps you fill in the blanks when you can’t remember how that expression went
UnderTheSite – curious how they do it? This tool tells you which technologies are being used for any given website
Which new tool have you discovered recently for your personal branding?