I think it’s awesome that so many people are producing content on the web. Really. The problem is; for every great new source of content there are 1,000 sources of crap. Mitchell Kapor said it best, “Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant”. Thankfully there are hundreds of fantastic products and services available that introduce me to new content through my social network or through the wisdom of the crowd. I love it when I find a new site and learn something new. Unfortunately, after I find that needle in the haystack, I typically lose it within a week.
I’ve tried using my browser bookmarks, but because I have more than one computer, the bookmark I want is never on the device I’m reading. I write down URLs and stick them in my pocket or email them to myself with the hope that I remember to find it later. That’s why I absolutely love the new bookmark application in IQTELL.com. Last week I met a writer/blogger through twitter that I like. So I bookmark her website and enhance her entry with important information like how we met and why I liked her. I can add multiple links to the same bookmark entry, in this case her blog and her book on Amazon.
I can access it from any computer and it’s backed up forever! My new bookmarks are much more useful, so I spend more time curating them, which makes my bookmarks all the more useful. It’s a beautiful cycle!
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