Simple writing productivity tools

“We shape our tools, and then our tools shape us” M. McLuhan

I believe that many of you who are professional bloggers, journalists, scientists, researchers, scholars, strive to become more productive and efficient writers.  Having in mind the fact that writing is one of my top five professional activities, I would like to share some of the simple and practical tools that I use in the writing process, and that can facilitate your productivity.…

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“Focus on the User” searches entire Social Web within Google

A group of Facebook engineers, along with engineers from Twitter and My Space, have rebuilt Google’s new personalisation feature head on by offering a bookmarklet that integrates other social networks data from Social Web into searches.

The bookmarklet is called “Focus On The User” and compares Google’s recent Search Plus Your World to those that would be, the engineers say, more relevant.…

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Wolfram Alpha

Wolfram Alpha is known as the math student’s best friend. It is a free online search engine that answers some of the toughest math questions. If a student was unable to derive a specific equation, this was the place to get it done for them.…

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Google Webmaster Tools [January Update]

Google Webmaster Tools

Google Webmaster Tools gets an UI and minor functionality upgrade, a nice touch in series of interface improvements which started appearing last year.

Probably the most exciting two new functions are:

1) Download the chart data
2)  Show n Rows

And now a real bonus!…

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Define: “Product”

Even in the pre-Panda SEO world faceted navigation was a double-edged sword. Today though, if you let this monster rule your website bad things can happen – on a mass scale. How can webmasters understand how their website architecture truly looks like when they struggle to visualise it?…

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