SurveyMonkey.com: Cheap and easy web surveys

No less than three Cheapskate Freelancer readers recommended SurveyMonkey as “worth the money” in the June Giveaway (don’t miss this month’s giveaway — register now!). SurveyMonkey lets you design surveys easily using more than a dozen question types. I’ve created simple forms for feedback from my clients as well as elaborate surveys with custom skip logic, graphic and customized filters. …

Streamfile: Send a large file for free

Streamfile is not the only free file transfer webware out there, but it’s one of the easiest. Simply put in someone’s email address and upload your file. Accept the terms and hit send. The file (up to 150MB for the free version, up to 2GB for the paid) stays up for 24 hours. Easy, easy. I sent myself a 7MB …

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 …

Hey Paste It: Share text via a quick link

Another cool and very quick way to share info with someone via a link. With Hey Paste It, you simply paste text into a text box and click Paste Online. Your text is tossed into a unique URL that you can send. Bonus… recipients can then download the info as a .txt file, if needed. I also love that no …

Three free tools for easy meeting planning

This morning I have to arrange a teleconference for 5 association CEOs. Before I found today’s free tools, here’s what the emails looked like: Me: “Ok, we’ll try for a meeting Tuesday at noon. Does everyone have theĀ  call-in number?” CEO 1: “What meeting?” CEO 2: “Oh, you said Tuesday? Couldn’t we make it Wednesday?” CEO 3: “Wait… what time …

The Awesome Highlighter: Share specific info from webpages

I’m working with a client to completely redo her website, and we’ve been searching other websites for ideas on how to organize info. With the Awesome Highlighter tool, we can highlight the section we want to share with the other members of the team. After you’ve highlighted the info, the Awesome Highlighter creates a link for the highlighted page. Here’s …