PowToon animated videos

Powtoon is new site (still in beta) where you can make animated videos that are more like cartoons. Click here to watch a video about Powtoon. Like many free online tools, you get certain things included but if you want more, you need to upgrade to a paid service. Try the free version out and see what you think.

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Setmore online appointment scheduler

Another online appointment scheduler. Setmore provides a free account with unlimited appointments, services and customers for up to 20 staff members. You can upgrade for $25 per month to have Google calendar synching, SMS reminders and recurring appointments. See features and pricing here. You don’t even need your own website as Setmore will provide a a webpage which lists your services, rates, staff and available times. Watch the video on their homepage for more details.

 

 

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Wikimedia – free photos

Wikimedia Commons is a database of over 18 million public domain and freely-licensed educational media content (images, sound and video clips) that everyone can use. Anyone is allowed to copy, use and modify any files on Wikimedia Commons freely as long as they follow the terms specified by the author – this often means crediting the source and author(s) appropriately and releasing copies/improvements under the same freedom to others. The license conditions of each individual media file can be found on their description page.

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