A favorite new tool I started using in 2008 is Tagfoot, a social bookmarking service that offers a range of cool media and revenue-sharing features. It’s about to go into public beta but if you want to get in early you can sign up using this link to my Tagfoot Media Archive. Happy New Year!
This report highlights the various ways Social Media is impacting consumer buying trends. View in full screan mode and use the magnify tool to optimize for your monitor. You can also download the PDF version and view the online slideshow here.
Perspctv is a dashboard for comparing and monitoring search queries in realtime. The service also provides data comparison widgets of your search results to put on your webpages. The widget shown here compares today's Google search volume, news and blog mentions for the keywords Google, Microsoft, Yahoo.
For more realtime social media tools see Spypoint
The MatchACollege.com blog has two useful lists of open learning classes, courses, and lessons for music and writing: