When I was working on the What’s Next presentation and series of blog posts, I put a list of services that people should try, in the unlikely event that they hadn’t already:
- Quora – clean smart question-and-answer service that manages to intelligently connect your questions and your social graph. It’s focused and pleasingly minimal design, just like a good web app should be – Facebook take note!
- Formspring – easy way to create an FAQ
- Hunch – decision engine. I haven’t seen brands using it yet, but it has an immense amount of potential. Hunch also had Caterina Fake’s smarts at building a great community. Something that still sustains Flickr
Location has been where the heat is at this year and these are the front-runners give them a road test to sound knowledgeable in client meetings.
- Google SketchUp – an easy-to-use tool that allows users to create 3D models that can be an overlay on Google Earth. A great way of creating locative art and engaging consumers in a more creative way
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