- Nail those pronunciations of difficult names of famous folks: The Associated Press Stylebook Online, a $25 annual subscription for individuals, offers authoritative phonetic pronunciation guides to hard-to-pronounce names of public figures. You can also follow APStylebook on Twitter.
- Pull together a do-it-yourself speaking tour with Google Maps: Best-selling author Rebecca Skloot chronicles how she put her own book-promotion speaking tour together using social media tools like Google Maps. It can be done!
- Cite a TED Talk video correctly in a written document: TED shares the correct citation method for its popular video talks here. Useful if you're citing others' talks--or on your online profiles, after you've given your TED talk.
- Collect and organize inspiring quotes you want to use later: Quotabl.es, described here on Lifehacker, is a bookmarklet app that lets you clip, save, store and organize quotes you're saving--whether they're just to inspire you or to inspire a future audience.
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