Favicon.ico Generator: Make those little graphics for web pages

Favicons are those tiny graphics in the tabs when you open a webpage. If you don’t have one for your site, you’ll get a little blank page graphic, and that’s no longer the cool thing to do. Favicon.ico Generator will help you generate the tiny 16×16 pixel graphic — upload a graphic or paint your own. Favicon.ico Generator

Eyercize: Free speed reading course

Not sure if this qualifies as a typical Cheapskate Freelancer post, but it is a tool, and it is free. Paste text into this site to measure how fast you read and to improve your reading speed. You can modify how it clumps words, how many lines it shows at once and other little settings that help you work on …

scr.im: Convert your email to a URL

The other day I wrote about a site that converts your email address into a graphic so spammers can’t sweep your site. This tool, with the unfortunate name of scr.im, converts your email address into a simple URL, and people who want to write you have to pass a simple test to show they’re human. Kinda cool, pretty clever and, …

PDFVue: Free PDF editing

    PDFVue is a web-based tool that lets you upload a PDF, add notes, make changes and share. I played around with it for a few minutes, and I couldn’t get it to actually change the text in one of my client documents, but I loved how I could add notes about the changes I wanted to see. I …