Options for social media and web monitoring

http://wiki.kenburbary.com/ - a wiki listing of tools for monitoring

http://www.watchthatpage.com/ will notify you if a web page changes

www.blogpulse.com

www.boardreader.com

www.socialmention.com

www.addictomatic.com

Google alerts: http://www.google.com/alerts

 

Other places to search for the latest news across blogs and news sites on a given topic:

www.digg.com

www.del.icio.us

http://www.reddit.com/

 

facebook search, facebook stats

special twitter tools:

twitter search (just the search box at twitter.com),

http://seesmic.com/

http://hootsuite.com/ 

http://www.tweetdeck.com 

http://www.trendistic.com/

http://www.monitter.com 

 

Google docs – forms

I can’t link directly to Google docs, but here is an overview on how to use the forms feature:

http://docs.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=87809

 

Google analytics

http://www.google.com/analytics

 

Free search engine submission

http://www.submitexpress.com/free-submission.html

 

Research links

http://www.useit.com – Jakob Nielsen’s collection of research on usability for new technology

 

Pew forum

http://www.pewinternet.org/

 

Neilsen online

http://blog.nielsen.com/nielsenwire/

 

Barna group

http://www.barna.org/

 

Comscore

http://www.comscore.com/