Creative Awards

Apps and Websites of Note: Our Website Awards Team's Recommendations

Posted by Maggie Gallagher on Wed, Oct 01, 2014 @ 03:20 PM

Once a month in this space we highlight apps and websites that we think might help to make your workday a bit more productive or enjoyable.  Here are this month's suggestions.

VenmoVenmo

An app that takes the pain out of paying for dinner: Pay anyone instantly using money you have in Venmo or link a bank account or debit card in seconds. A free service (although there is a 3% fee on certain credit cards).

Carbon Footprint Calculator powered by Make an Impact

Use this tool to calculate your personal carbon footprint and then compare your results to the local average. You can also pledge to reduce emissions and save money. Some aspects of the calculator are customizable so it can be embedded on websites. 

GreenDrive

Reduce CO2 emissions by sharing your journey. Every year thousands of people drive to events all over the world. Greendrive provides a platform to help put people in touch.  Available for Android, iOS. Free.

Duolingo

Learn a European language for free. An addictive learning app available for iOS, Android. Free.

Have a favorite app, blog, or website? Nominate it for one of our app awards or website awards in the Stevie Awards for Women in Business.

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Apps and Websites of Note: Our Website Awards Team's Recommendations

Posted by Maggie Gallagher on Fri, May 23, 2014 @ 05:01 PM

Once a month in this space we highlight apps and websites that we think might help to make your workday a bit more productive or enjoyable.  Here are this month's suggestions.

The Stevie Awards App

Our very own app to keep you informed about upcoming events at The Stevie Awards, including event schedules, event info, and networking with other event attendees.  Available for iPhone and Droid through the App Store. FREE

CardStar
CardStarAppScreenshotAn app recommended to us by ABA Chair Bob Nicoson of ConstantContact. CardStar stores all your rewards, loyalty, and membership card information in one place. Available for iPhone, Android. FREE

The Laughing Squid
Scott Beale's blog on art, culture, and technology.

The Laughing Squid: The Expert
A Laughing Squid video that might resonate with IT or Support people …

NutshellMail
A social media monitoring tool from Constant Contact, providing data on activity on sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Foursquare, Yelp, and more.  FREE

Fivethirtyeight.com
Nate Silver's website analyzing politics, sport, public affairs, science, and more.

Have a favorite app, blog, or website? Nominate it for one of our app awards or website awards in The American Business Awards (open to all organizations in the U.S.A.) or The International Business Awards (open to all organizations worldwide). Both competitions are currently accepting entries.

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