NiftyClicks: Complaints, Web Calculator, Ping.fm, Coupons

by Andrew Lock

From protecting consumers and figuring out how much your Web site is worth, to posting on social media sites and finding rock bottom prices online, Andrew Lock delivers the best Web tools and resources.

Andrew Lock

Complaints Board

This site is devoted to consumer protection and offers tips and tricks to help you become a savvy shopper. Complaints Board.com offers consumers a chance to share their bad customer service experiences with the world. The site is also full of helpful advice on how to avoid getting scammed.

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A free tool that will analyze your site, WebsiteValueCalculator lets you know how well it's being monetized and what value you could sell it for.

Simply put in your Web site and based on publicly available information, a report outlines estimated traffic levels received by the submitted URL, overviews possible income sources for the site, and proposes a resale value.

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Ping.fm is a simple service that makes updating your social networks a snap. Send them your messages (Ping.fm accepts text, images and soon video) via SMS, MMS, Instant Message, e-mail or from a list of more 30 Web and desktop apps from 3rd party developers, and they'll post your messages wherever you want.

Planet Bargains

Planet Bargains features continuously updated online bargains with all the latest sales and coupons on discounted computer sales, inexpensive laptops, digital cameras, discount clothing, cheap shoes, deals on dining and more.

Andrew Lock is a self-described maverick marketer and the creator and host of Help! My Business Sucks, a free, weekly Web TV show full of practical marketing tips, advice and resources to help small businesses "get more done and have more fun."

You'll find lots more marketing tips and resources from Andrew Lock in our Small Business Essential series, Lock in Your Marketing Resources.
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This article was originally published on Monday Sep 14th 2009
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