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pearls By Sabrina Ritchie, CMP Helpful, Low-Cost Technology Sites These are some of my favorite technology sites and tools that can come in handy for meeting professionals on tight budgets. Telecommuting Gotomypc.com - a fast, easy and secure way to access your PC from any Web browser or wireLess device in real time Conference Calls, Online Meetings & Webinars Freeconference.com - conference calls Gotomeeting.com - online meetings Gotowebinar.com - web events Outsourcing Elance.com - Employers seeking to hire specialized talent post their project requirements to the Hance professional network, and service providers submit proposals to do the work Messaging Online Event Registration Eventbrite.com - simple build-it-yourself online registration free for free events Skype.com - make telephone calls over the Internet to other Skype users free of charge Jott.com - converts your voice into emails, text messages, reminders, lists and appointments Egrabber.com - save time on data entry by grabbing the info with this tool Twitter.com - mobile instant messaging Computer Back Up Mozy.com - simpLe, secure and affordable backup solution Surveys & Polls SUTveymonkey.com - online surveys Sending Large Files Yousendit.com - no more FTP transfers, overnight couriers or unreliable email attachments • Pollmonkey.com - online polLs and reporti ng Group Collaboration & Social Networking MPI GroupSpace - where MPI members with shared interests coLLaborate Groups.yahoo.com - where peopLe Blogging Wordpress.com - free and easy blog set-up BLogger.com - another free and easy bLog set-up via Google Sabrina Ritchie, CM?, is an independent meeting pLanner and association executive. She can be reached at (925) 680-1166 or sab6na.ritchie@gmail.com. with shared interests meet to stay informed Facehook - where peopLe connect Linked!n - where professionaLs connect Photos, Videos & Presentations Slideshare.net -upLoad and share presentations publicly or privateLy Flickr - share photos YouTube - share videos • A Comprehensive Day Meeting Package • Over 15,000 sq ft of Meeting & Event Space for Groups from 10-300 Graphics iStockphoto.com - collection of membergenerated royalty-free images 99designs.com - launch a contest for Logo designs Dafont.com - downLoad fonts Identifont.com - identify a typeface • Convenient to San Jose & San Francisco Airports • Over 800 Guestrooms within Walking Distance Network Meeting Center at TechMart 408.562.6111 www.networkmeetingcenter.com 520 [ Great America Parkway Santa Clara, CA 95054 Email Marketing Constantcontact.com - create high impact emails and newsLetters NETWORK MEETING CENTER. TECHMART SANTA CLARA MPINCCperspective ~~ I VOL. 27, NO.2 I 23 http://www.Gotomypc.com http://www.Freeconference.com http://www.Elance.com http://www.Gotomeeting.com http://www.Gotowebinar.com http://www.Skype.com http://www.Eventbrite.com http://www.Jott.com http://www.Mozy.com http://www.Egrabber.com http://www.Surveymonkey.com http://www.Pollmonkey.com http://www.Yousendit.com http://www.Twitter.com http://www.Wordpress.com http://www.Blogger.com http://Groups.yahoo.com http://www.networkmeetingcenter.com http://www.Slideshare.net http://www.iStockphoto.com http://www.99designs.com http://www.Dafont.com http://www.Identifont.com http://www.Constantcontact.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of MPI Perspective - October 2008

MPI Perspective - Ocotber 2008
Contents
President's Message
Fast-Forward
Spotlight on Audio-Visual
Connecting with - Mitchell Bakst, CMP
12 Technology Trends in the Meetings and Events Market
Corporate Social Responsibility - Good for Whom?
Member Pearls
Chapter Chatter
Destination Spotlight - Sonoma Country
Index to Advertisers
Advertisers.com

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