Well, Bradley was right. Four blogs is too many. As much as I love to hang out on wordpress.com, I need to simplify my online world before it becomes too fragmented. I’ve imported all of the existing posts from this blog into my aalannarisse.com blog under the category: Tech
I always forget the name of this site so I’m posting about it so I never forget again. Squid Fingers, virtual home of designer Travis Beckham, is the place to go if you want cool, free background patterns for your site.
Designing a logo and need some inspiration, check out BrandsoftheWorld.com. It’s chock full of all kinds of logo designs, some great, some bad. But there’s lots to browse through.
The 960.gs website has templates of every flavor to create websites based on 960 pixel wide designs. Available for your downloading and designing pleasure are templates for Photoshop, Fireworks, even Visio (eck) and a nice CSS template as well. So go forth and multiply!
MagCloud is a self-publishing magazine service similar to lulu.com that takes care of all the hard stuff for you like managing subscriptions, printing, and shipping. All you do is upload a PDF and the rest is cake. I am so very, very excited about this idea that I’ve been dreaming up schemes. I’m hoping to be done with the first issue of my new project by mid February. I’ll let you know how it goes! PDFs of your magazine layout can be up to 100MB and page number can be up to 60 color pages.
TwitterLocal is a service that finds twitterers based on location. Pretty neato. It also has a list of top twittering cities based on tweet activities. You can add RSS feeds for tweets based on locale. There is also an Adobe Air desktop app so you can track tweets straight from your computer.