Here's a collection of some useful blog add-ons or extras that can be easily integrated with any website and may help in enhancing your visitors' experience. All these add-ons are completely free and you don't have to be a geek to use them on your site.
I compared site traffic data from Google Trends with the actual statistics recorded by Google Analytics and the results were very surprising.
FeedBlitz Custom Domains - If someone considers subscribing to the email newsletter of this blog, he is taken to a page like feedblitz.com/f/f.fbz for confirming the mode of subscription - whether he wants to receive updates via email, twitter, Skype, Yahoo Messenger, etc.
FeedBurner is now integrated with Google and that some RSS feeds are served through a Google subdomain (feedproxy.google.com) instead of feeds.feedburner.com.
Not sure why would anyone want to set Facebook as their default home page but there’s a new option to do so on the Facebook homepage.
When you type a non-existent web domain in your web browser (e.g. gmail.coms instead of gmail.com), you are redirected to an OpenDNS search page and not the default "Address Not Found" error in your browser. This fix will change the defaul OpenDNS setting.
Issuu web based PDF viewer renders slides as images instead of Adobe Flash - this is useful as it will enable people to view your PowerPoint decks on mobile phones or inside web browsers that do not have Flash plugin.
Joop has discovered a very simple trick that will enable anyone to artificially inflate the FeedBurner subscriber count of any RSS feed that's syndicated via FeedBurner.
Google Pages is still a part of Google Labs but will this web page creator software will never get a chance to graduate as it is getting replaced by Google Sites which is more or less the same but with a wiki.
While NBC has exclusive rights to broadcast Olympic Games live on the Internet, Google’s YouTube will now stream Olympic videos in countries where the rights haven’t been sold.
The AdSense for RSS feeds program is now live for FeedBurner publishers allowing your to monetize your RSS readers through your existing Google AdSense account.
MyTextFile is an online text editor that also supports full screen mode for distraction free writing. You can log into MyTextFile with your existing Google Account as it is built using the Google App Engine.
You can watch 2008 Summer Olympic Games from Beijing live on your computer for free via the Internet.
FrameIt lets you easily combine blog feeds, photo streams (like Flickr) and regular web pages into a single RSS feed. And since photo frames cannot render HTML or text, Frames actually converts all the feed items and web pages into images as this example.
Learn how to turn Gmail into a poll software for conducting email based opinion polls.
The National Policy on use of Technology in Indian Schools recommends that Internet access be provided in all schools and that students be encouraged to blog as part of curriculum.
Gmail has included a new Never Send it to Spam option in Gmail search filter that allows you to set rules for messages that should never be marked as spam.
The traceroute command, known as tracert in Windows, helps you figure out the amount of time it takes for your computer to reach any website. You can also identify the path taken by Internet packets to reach the destination server starting from your local machine.