Majorgeeks.com have a list of ‘must have’ freeware for a whole bunch of uses. They highlight their picks based on whether they’re suitable novices, intermediates, or ‘Majorgeeks’ – very helpful 🙂
I just found a great series of free lessons by a professional blogger on blogging for newbies.
At the hunger site you click to send 1.1 cups of staple food to the hungry (click the yellow “Help Feed The Hungry” button.) The food is paid for by advertisers/sponsors.
* The site’s been going since June 1999
* They get an “average of over 220,000 individuals from around the world… each day”
* “To date, more than 200 million visitors have given more than 300 million cups of staple food.”
Check out the tabs at the top of the screen for similar schemes on breast cancer, child health and more.
Blogitive and similar sites let you earn money by making blog entries for advertisers. I’ve never tried this but it does look interesting, so any hints/tips, do’s/don’ts, recommendations, general comments etc would be greatly appreciated. From a quick scout around though, there seem to be mixed opinions about making money this way (i.e. is this just another form of spam!)
For a list of similar companies check out supermom’s page (a page or so down.) There are loads of other web-based money making systems/ideas etc, as well.