SiteReview: Edition 1
The Top 10 sites in Kenya article that I published a couple of months ago continues to draw lots of comments and reading. This gave me an idea. What if I could do a periodical round up of interesting Kenyan and International web sites that I come across every so often. Another inspiration behind this idea is the Blog IT column in Adam Magazine to which I made a contribution a few months ago. So, now, here it is, the first edition of SiteReview!
Technorati tracks over 112.8 million Blogs and over 250 million pieces of user-generated content such as photos and videos online. Bloggers frequently link to and comment on other blogs, creating the type of immediate connection one would have in a conversation. Technorati tracks these links making it one of the best places to discover and read blogs. Dive into the blogosphere like never before!
As the stock markets in East Africa rocket with IPOs, Stocks Kenya is undoubtedly one of the best online resources for regional and global investors. The site provides accurate and current market information, online tools, an online community and even a fantasy stock market game that investors can use to play the market better, and win!
At a time when East Africans are becoming closer every day, Brighter Monday is a site that helps link employers and job seekers throughout the region. The site is relatively new but has become probably the most popular job site in Kenya within a short period of time. This is probably due to the fact that its 100% free for job seekers. Go on, get that brighter job today!
Photobucket has over 65 million users making it most popular site online for uploading, sharing, linking and finding photos, videos, and graphics. This is a free service that enables account holders to store thousands of photos and hours of video which you can link to your web site, email, facebook and myspace accounts, etc. your media will never be the same again!
CNET is probably the best technology reviews web site on the internet. It is comprehensive and covers everything from mobile phones to web site hosting. With a mission to â€œshow you the exciting possibilities of how technology can enhance and enrich your lifeâ€, CNET provides information, tools, and advice to help you get the most out of your technology purchases. Finally, the technophobe can become a techoguru!