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We let 2006 slip by without doing our annual roundup of our most useful tips, Web sites and columns. To make amends for that, let's start the year with some useful lists.
Here are some of my more useful Web Tips columns:
- LinkedIn, Anyone?: Social networking for professionals
- Tracking Books: A new way to Amazon
- Perfecting PowerPoint: Better presentations, please
- Tracking TV: All about U.S. TV, all the time
- Your Own Google Maps: Map-making made easy
Some of Jon's picks:
- Guide to Poll Data Online
- Google News Archive Search: An index to articles that reaches back as far as 200 years.
- Nieman Narrative Digest: A home base for writers of narrative journalism
- Times Navigators: Navigation for the newsroom, courtesy of The New York Times
- New Search Sites: Taking on Google
Here are some other lists worth checking out.
- PC World's list of the Web's most useful sites
- PC World's list of greatest hits
- The Guardian's list of the new 100 most useful sites
- Lifehack.org's list of best 50 hacks for your life
- Time.com's list of 50 coolest Web sites
If you're into year-end lists, you need to see one of my favorite compilations, the annual list of dozens of year-end lists that's compiled by Fimoculous.com (here's 2005 and 2004). I wrote a column back in October 2003 about my love of lists).
Your turn: send me sites you like at firstname.lastname@example.org (include your name, affiliation and city)