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Books & English Language
Environmental Sites
Fun Sites & Free Stuff
Grateful Dead
Hemp Links
Hippy Counterculture
Kid's Stuff
Music Sites
 
New Age & Health Stuff
Pagan Links
Political Sites
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Search Engines
Software (Mostly Mac)
Veggie Stuff
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Web Rings

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5dollarhosting.com
$5 per month for basic 10 MB personal web site. Has many other affordable plans with various features, including shopping cart and secure ordering. Plans for both individuals and commerce sites. Great tech support, too
http://www.5dollarhosting.com

1000 Web Site Tools - Webmaster Resources Center
http://1000websitetools.jmwebdesigns.com/

Acky.net
Acky is a great resource for web developers, with tutorials and help in multiple languages. Learn JavaScript, write your own web browser in Visual Basic, or read up on the latest internet tips.
http://www.acky.net/

Activ Ebook
http://hop.clickbank.net/?careyinter/wildcom2

Add Me/Generate Meta Tags
Helps you generate Meta Tags for your site
http://www.addme.com/meta.htm

AllBusiness.com (used to be comfind.com)
http://allbusiness.comfind.com/

Animated GIF tutorial from C|NET
http://aolcom.builder.com/Graphics/Webanim/ss01.html

Animation.com
Creat Free Animated Professional-looking banners for your Web Page
http://www.animation.com/

Anybrowser.com
See how your site will look in other browsers
http://www.anybrowser.com/siteviewer.html

Authorize.net
Credit Card Authorization center
http://Authorize.net

Barry's Clip Art Server
Thousands of free images to download, plus links to other clip art sites
http://www.barrysclipart.com/index.html

BBEdit 6.0.1
Arguably the best HTML editor available for any platform,and it won't add spurious characters to your text.
http://www.barebones.com/

A Beginner's Guide to HTML
http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/General/Internet/WWW/HTMLPrimer.html

bizhosts
Here is a link that rates many different free hosting sites for businesses
http://find.freehosting.net/bizhosts.htm

Bizland.com
Good free webhosting sites, with no restrictions
http://ww.bizland.com

Boost your traffic by reserving LONG domain names
Register long domain names - up to 67 characters. Improve your search engine rankings, get better Yahoo exposure and drive additional traffic to your site. Special report to see which long names are most effective, where to get them and how to use them.
http://www.reserved.com/domains/

Bravenet Web Services
Free Guest Books, Message Boards, Java Chat and more
http://www.bravenet.com/
Breach on 3/2/02 - temporaily disabled

Cart Manager
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ttp://www.cartmanager.net/

CC Now
Sell tangible merchandise. Full service electronic commerce solution. Integrated shopping cart software. Free sign up, no monthly fees, 9% commission on each sale. Allows you to take all major credit cards.
http://www.ccnow.com/

cgi101
Basic cgi tutorial
http://www.cgi101.com/

CLASSIFIEDS
http://welcome.to/professional-crafters
http://classifieds.excite.com/
http://www.classified.infomak.com
http://net5000.com/craftclass/adpage1.html
http://www.craftersmarket.com
http://crafters.net/classifieds/
http://www.crafts4u.com
http://www.fleamarketads.com
http://www.hotyellowlinks.com
http://www.mallcrafts.com
http://personality-creations.com/classifiedads/index.html
http://www.siteadd.com
http://www.thecountrygallery.net
http://www.usa5.com/catalog/mc-enter.htm

ClickBank
The perfect solution for real-time sales of your services or digital products.
ClickBank allows you to accept Visa, MC, Amex, and Discover
http://www.clickbank.com/

clipart.com
Huge directory listing the top Free Clip Art Sites on the Net
http://www.clipart.com/

CNET's Great Tips for Web Page Design
http://aolcom.builder.com/Graphics/CTips/ss06.html

CNET's Review of 5 Free Web Hosting Sites
Yahoo, GeoCities, Angelfire, XOOM.com, Lycos Tripod, AOL Hometown
http://www.cnet.com/internet/0-3799-7-1554907.html?tag=st.int.3799-7-1554906.subdir.3799-7-1554907

CNET's Spotlight on Interactive Web Site Designing
http://aolcom.builder.com/Graphics/InterSpotlight/?tag=st.cn.sr1.dir.

Cool Archive.com's Logo Generator
Generate logos online with this free logo creator
http://www.coolarchive.com/logogen.cfm

Coolboard.com
Fast, free, easy-to-use message board. No software, no downloads, no programming languages needed.
http://www.coolboard.com/index.cfm/mc=PSM011

TheCounter.com
http://www.thecounter.com/

Create an eBook:
E-ditor Pro
http://careyinternet.e-ditorial.com/ebook.cgi?id=careyinternet

Crecon Online Banners
Another free Internet site that allows you to have more control over the style of your banner. This control, however, means that it is also a little harder to use.
http://crecon.com/banners.html

The Dark Counter
http://darkcounter.com/

DigiBuy
This one is ideal for those selling software or information. DigiBuy allows you to accept Visa, MC, Amex, and Discover. Set-up is quick and easy.
http://www.digibuy.com/

DRQZONE.COM - The Ultimate Web Resource
Top 100 Search Terms, Personal Finance, Internet, Jobs, Real Estate, Shopping, Health, Love, Travel, Recreation, Entertainment. This Website is For Sale, Contact Them
http://drqzone.com/

eBook Edit Pro
http://refer.ebookedit.com/click.cgi?id=careyinternet

E-Commerce Infomania Archive
Jump start your online business today!
http://www.redicommerce.com/infomania/index.html

Efax
Get faxes over the Internet on an 800# for $2.95/mo
http://www.efax.com/

eGroups
http://www.egroups.com/

ELATED WEB TOOLSITE
Free web buttons, graphics, animations (animated gifs), clipart, buttons, backgrounds, stock photographs, entire free web templates, Photoshop actions, discussion forums, Photoshop tutorials and great tips to help you
build a better website.
http://www.elated.com/toolbox/

Electronic Cottage Resources for WWW Marketing
http://www.electroniccottage.com/exhibitor_resources.html

Eternatease
Free Web Tools and Fonts, Psychedelic Backgrounds & Wallpapers
http://www.inn.nl/~bart303/index.html

eTracker by Extrem
Hit Counter for your web site
http://www.extreme-dm.com/

eXtReMe Tracking
Free Tracker offering many types of stats. Good, precise and informative
http://www.extreme-dm.com/tracking/?home

Fast Counter for Your Web Site
http://www.bcentral.com/fastcounter/index.html

Fax4Free
Get Faxes and Voice Mail over the Internet for Free
http://www7.fax4free.com/home.asp

FLASH - best Flash info sites on the Web:
ExtremeFlash
(http://www.extremeflash.com/).
FlashKit (http://www.flashkit.com/),
FlashPlanet (http://www.flashplanet.com/)

Font Foundry
http://www.fontfoundry.com/set.phtml?TffID=1c03b85c5702a68d7f728bd0fd041772

Free Banner Exchange Mega List
Here's a great site if you're looking for free banner exchanges
http://www.bxmegalist.com/Index.htm

Free animated GIFs
http://aolsearch.aol.com/cat.adp?id=4900

Free Carts, Servers and Internet Access
http://www.electroniccottage.com/freecommerce.html

freeclassifiedlinks.com
http://www.freeclassifiedlinks.com

Freedback.com
Free Feedback Forms for your web site
http://www.freedback.com/

freemerchant.com
Free hosting, merchant gateway, secure cart, store builder, auction tools, traffic logs and package tracking
www.freemerchant.com

FREE Shopping Cart Solutions
All it requires to setup is copy and paste. Voted "Editor's Choice" on Netscape!
http://www.gta-tech.com/

FreeToolz.com
Free Web Directory - grand opening - 3rd Quarter of 2000
http://www.freetoolz.com

Free Webmaster Tips
Over 1300 Free Webmaster Site Tools
http://www.freewebmastertips.com/

freeyellow.com
http://www.freeyellow.com

Funky Web Graphics
http://classicrockr.freeyellow.com/./index.html

Get a Free Web Site
http://www.integrityoptions.com/MFO/join.html

GETHITS.com
Free Site Promotion and Submission
http://www.getstats.com/

GETSTATS.com
Free Stats for your site
http://www.getstats.com/

GIF Optimizer
Reduce load time by optimizing your GIFs
http://www.gifoptimizer.com/

GIF Wizard
Compress your images (one at a time) for free
http://www.gifwizard.com

GINGER'S Free Gifs
(& a "Free the West Memphis Three" message board)
http://queenbeanie.tripod.com/GIFS.html

Guest World (World Famous) Guestbook
http://www.guestworld.com/

Guestbooks for Free
Create your own guestbook in seconds, no programming required and it's FREE!
http://www.guestbooksforfree.com/

Hitometer
Complete tracking and reporting system to help you understand your Web site traffic
http://websitegarage.netscape.com/turbocharge/hitometer/index.html

Homestead
Free host that does not put pop-ups or banners on your page.
http://www.homestead.com

hometownUSA.com
You can place ads for free and they will run up to a year.
hometownUSA.com

Honesty.com
Free counters for your web site
http://www.honesty.com/

How to Use HTML Meta Tags
http://www.searchenginewatch.com/webmasters/meta.html

html goodies
The best site for tutorials and lessons
http://www.htmlgoodies.com

Human Click.com
Free Online Chat with visitors to your site (the doorbell actually rings!) Windows or Virtual PC for Mac compatible
http://www.humanclick.com

ibill.com
No set up fees, or software to download. You can be up and selling online within 48 hours
http://www.ibill.com

Icon Parade
http://www.aroundthepixel.com/

Internet Explorer
Get the latest version of Internet Explorer
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/

I-SEARCH mailing list
A quality moderated list focusing on search engines, techniques for higher placement and new ideas for web site optimization.
http://www.audettemedia.com/i-search/

Jazzman Gallery
Free Animated Gifs, Jokes and Midis
http://www.angelfire.com/on/jazz/index.html

JPEG Wizard
Compress your images (one at a time) for free
http://www.jpegwizard.com

Jimtools.com
Excellent Webmaster's Toolkit Command Center
http://jimtools.com/

Learn more about progressive JPEGs
http://aolsearch.aol.com/dirsearch.adp?query=ProgressiveJPEG&start=web

Let's Build a Web Page
http://www.let'sbuildawebpage.ipfox.com/

Link Exchange Counters
http://www.linkexchange.com

LINK EXCHANGES & FFA'S
http://www.bravenet.com/freelink
http://www.craftingendeavors.com/links.html
http://www.crafters-market.com/Links/submit.htm
http://www.smallbizffa.net
http://craftpals.org/craftslx/index.html
http://www.ameritech.net/users/macler/linkbacks.html

Link Popularity.com
Check your site's popularity on Alta Vista, Infoseek, and Hot Bot.
http://www.linkpopularity.com

LINK-O-MATIC
Create hundreds of links to your web site instantly. Link-O-Matic submits your URL to more than 450 participating sites, which link to your site in a matter of hours. Though generated automatically, these link pages are 'search engine readable' and count towards link popularity.  
http://www.linkpopularity.com/goto.cgi?site=linkomatic&ref=

Links to You/Your Site's Popularity
Check your site's popularity on Alta Vista, HotBot, Infoseek, & Lycos
http://linkstoyou.com/CheckLinks.htm

Mail Start
Check your Email Anytime, Anywhere from any computer
http://www.mailstart.com/

Mal's Free e-commerce Service
http://www.mals-e.com

marketingtips.com
http://www.marketingtips.com

MaxPages.com
Free web sites, free guestbooks, and free forms
http://maxpages.com/

MediaBuilder: Animation Factory
Free Animated .gifs
http://www.animfactory.com/

MESSAGE BOARDS
http://www.insidetheweb.com/messageboard
http://www.wwvisions.com/craftbb/weddingcrafts.html
http://clubs.yahoo.com/clubs/weddingandreceptiondecorating
http://www.weddingchat.com/cgi-bin/Ultimate.cgi

Metacheckers
Here's a list of the best sites for checking your meta-tags
http://www.webpr.co.uk/

More Information On Cookies
http://www.cookiecentral.com/demomain.htm

mygeek.com
http://www.mygeek.com

The National Craft Association
Building a website. written with crafters in mind
http://www.craftassoc.com/webpg.html

Netmechanic.com
Check your site for errors, and see how fast it loads with different modems
http://www.netmechanic.com

Netscape
Get the latest version of Netscape Navigator here
http://www.netscape.com/computing/download/

Nimat FreeStuff Web Site
Look in categories of Web Site Design and Web Site Promotion
http://www.nimat.com/freestuff

Nuthin' but Links Counters
http://pages.prodigy.com./bombadil/counters.htm

Pagecount.com
Stats are presented in graphical format (plus the numbers)
http://www.pagecount.com

Pagoo
The Answer to Missed Phone Calls While You Are Online.
http://www.pagoo.com/

refdesk.com
The single best source for facts on the Net
http://www.refdesk.com/

Resources:
http://ecommerce.internet.com
http://sellitontheweb.com
http://www.promotionworld.com
http://www.promotingyoursite.com

resourceindex.com
Over 2,200 CGI related resources in more than 200 categories, including more than 2,000 CGI Programs and Scripts.
http://www.resourceindex.com

Search Button.com
Integrated site search and reporting solutions
http://www.searchbutton.com/

SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
Learn how search engines work. Comprehensive, well organized site explains how search engines find and rank web pages, how different engines perform and tips on how to use them better.
http://www.searchenginewatch.com/

SEARCH ENGINES & Directories
http://intra.whatUseek.com/
http://swappersandcollectors.com/cgi-bin/wurlsubmit/urlsubmit.cgi
http://www.powercastmedia.com/
http://www.urlsubmitter.com/banners.shtml
http://dmoz.org//
http://www.poddys.com/
http://thebestplacetosearch.com/

SEARCH POWER
The World's Largest Search Engine Directory with over 2,000 Internet Search Engines...and growing.
http://www.searchpower.com/

Send Free ~ Autoresponders
http://www.sendfree.com/

Shop Factory
Excellent shopping cart, however it only runs on Windows machines
http://www.shopfactory.com

Shopping cart comparison chart
Tells you a LOT - has FAQ's too - well worth checking this out if you are looking for this sort of thing
http://www.cyberfirms.com/shopping_cart_chart.html

Site Meter
Private Meter that allows you to track visitors and where they came from
http://www.sitemeter.com

Siteowner.com
Check your spelling and links
http://www.siteowner.com/sitecheck.cfm

sitestatz.com
http://www.sitestatz.com

smallbizffa.net
http://www.smallbizffa.net

Storebuilder
"It literally only takes a few minutes to open a store using Add Me's new StoreBuilder"
http://www.addme.com/tools.htm

Superscripts.com - CGI Scripts Galore!
The oldest and largest professional cgi archive online. They claim to receive more hits than all other CGI Script web sites combined! Dozens of current scripts in the archive that you can download and use
on all of the domains you own New cgi scripts always in development and released monthly

http://www.superscripts.com

ToolsForThe.Net by JimWORLD
A directory of several hundred of the best resources online for web publishers. Everything from site promotion to the law this directory is heavily used by our members to locate resources.
http://toolsforthe.net

The UnFair Advantage Manual On Winning The Search Engine Wars
Improve your search engine rankings. This comprehensive manual explains how each search engine evaluates and ranks web sites. Through extensive research and experimentation, they know what works and what doesn't work. Easily the best search engine 'secrets' manual around, the Yahoo section alone might be worth the price if you're having trouble getting listed.
http://www.linkpopularity.com/goto.cgi?site=planetocean&ref=

urlsubmitter.com
http://www.urlsubmitter.com

Validator
Check your HTML for W3C compliance
http://validator.w3.org/

validcheck.com
Accept online check payments. They supply you with easy-to-set-up links that you can paste into your site
http://www.validcheck.com

Virtualave.net
Good free webhosting sites, with no restrictions
http://w.virtualave.net

VIRTUALPROMOTE
Loaded with helpful articles, reviews, tutorials and tools about promoting your web site. Be sure to check out their Search Engine Forums section - the best of its kind. 
http://www.virtualpromote.com/
 
WEBCARDS
WebCards prints low-cost full-color images of your home page on business cards, postcards and greeting cards. Send these cards, with your custom-printed message, to customers, prospects, friends, etc.
http://www.linkpopularity.com/goto.cgi?site=webcards&ref=

Web-Counter Home Page
http://www.digits.com/

Web Developers' Virtual Library
http://www.wdvl.com/

Web Directory
A directory of resources by web developers for web developers; anything from learning HTML to tools for promoting your site.
http://www.websitegoodies.com/webdirectory/

WebGrammar.com by Judy Vorfeld
Check the grammar and spelling on your site
http://www.webgrammar.com

WebMasters Network!
http://wmn.linkopp.net/?clicktrade=183500

WebPosition GOLD
Analyzes and critiques your web pages and tells you what to add (or remove) to improve your search engine rankings. It can also generate 'doorway' pages for your web site, optimized to rank highly for each engine. This powerful software monitors the status of your search engine submissions, telling you where they rank and when they were last indexed (listed) by each search engine. Gauge the success of your site, then fine-tune and re-submit it when necessary. Try their free trial copy.
http://www.linkpopularity.com/goto.cgi?site=webpositiongold&ref=  

WebSite Garage
Provides services for maintaining and improving your Web
site. Automate site maintenance checks, optimize your graphics and
analyze your traffic.
http://websitegarage.netscape.com/O=wsg/index.html

Website Goodies
A Web-developer's Resource - over 250 hand-picked resources, articles, and tools
http://www.websitegoodies.com/

webstars2000.com
http://www.webstars2000.com

Web Tracker
http://www.fxweb.com

WWW- tools for aspiring web weavers
http://www.nas.nasa.gov/NAS/WebWeavers/

www.animationonline.com
Create free animated banners and buttons yourself in a manner of minutes
http://www.animationonline.com/

XOOM.com
Free ISP, Free Unlimited Web Space, Counters, Fax Service & more
http://xoom.com/join/services.xihtml?R=0

Zipit
Many people's personal favorite for unzipping files on a Mac ($15 Shareware)
http://www.maczipit.com/

ZY.Freedback.com
Create stunning web pages in minutes
http://zy.freedback.com/?f_resp

 

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