Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Comic Strips = Fun

After what seems like a never ending week, today's entertainment factor will hopefully help you to get over the hump. (It made us chuckle.) Recently we were discussing the Sunday comics, when a lightbulb went off... Let's bring it to the readers. Enjoy today's escape.

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Today's 10 Links a Day: Comic Fun

  1. Garfield Minus Garfield

  2. Dilbert

  3. Medium-Large

  4. The Book of Biff

  5. xkcd

  6. What the Duck

  7. Calamities of Nature

  8. Town Called Dobson

  9. Jesus and Mo

  10. Day By Day

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

We Heart Twitter

Today is dedicated to all things #Twitter. There is an ever growing community that supports and feeds the Twitter community, and we are dedicated to covering it for you. We've narrowed down the interesting sites that support your Twitter account. If you aren't on Twitter, you should try it out. We are amazed at all of the Tweets we follow!

Don't forget to follow us on Twitter. Interested in the previous posts on Twitter? Check them out in the bonus section below.

Today's 10 Links a Day: Additional Sites that you need to know if you use Twitter
  1. Tweepular
    Analyzes your entire account. Huge fan of the site.

  2. Tweeter Tags
    Tweeter Tags makes it easy to declare your interests and find new, like-minded friends.

  3. TweepDiff
    Compare Twitter friends and followers

  4. TwitterKnowHow
    Everything you need to know about Twitter and how to profit from it.

  5. TwtPoll
    Create a poll on Twitter

  6. Re:Tweetist
    Discovering trends, popular topics and popular people by tracking Retweets across Twitter.

    Check out how popular you are

  8. Tweepler
    Organize your followers

  9. ExecTweets
    Find and Follow Top Business Execs on Twitter

  10. Twitdom
    All things to support you on Twitter

  11. Twi5
    Search engine for Twitter apps.
Bonus Links on 10 Links a Day: More on Twitter:
February 9, 2009
February 18, 2009
March 12, 2009
March 30, 2009

Friday, April 24, 2009

Job Friday - April 24, 2009

We've collected some informative articles recently written about the job sector that we thought would be helpful for today's installment of Job Friday. If you would like additional information, please check out our previous Job Friday posts.

Do you have an idea for a post on 10 Links a Day? Please email us at or shoot us a Tweet @10LinksaDay . We love to hear from our readers.

Today's 10 Links a Day: Job Friday

  1. Mashable - Find Jobs

  2. Job Searching 2.0

  3. Mashable - 30 Sites to Visit when you are Laid Off 

  4. Fortune - They're Hiring!

  5. PC Mag - The Best iPhone Apps for the Unemployed

  6. Job Search 2.0

  7. Mashable - 7 Secrets to Getting Your Next Job Using Social Media

  8. Money - A job finding people jobs

  9. Examiner - Job-seeking spotlight: Social and professional networking through the Internet

  10. Mashable - 85+ Tools & Resources for Freelancers and Web Workers 

Thursday, April 23, 2009

I Wish I thought of That - Green Edition

To celebrate Earth Day yesterday, we went off line. Hope you had a great day and celebrated Mother Earth. Today, we continue our Green Week with one of our favorite posts, I Wish I Thought of That - Green Edition. Without further adieu...

Today's 10 Links a Day: Green Edition

  1. Healthy Child, Healthy World
    Every Parent must go to this site

  2. Fig + Sage
    Twitter: @figandsage
    This site is dedicated to pure, natural, organic products and eco-friendly finds for your guy or girl, your baby, your pet, your home and yourself.

  3. ecosalon
    Twitter: @ecosalon
    Fashion, Decor, Wellness, News, Lifestyle -style and sustainability belong in the same sentence, and that an eco-friendly lifestyle can be both ethically satisfying and fashionably fun. The choices you make in your daily life are powerful - from how you live to the clothing you wear to the food you eat.

  4. Greenloop
    Twitter: @greenloop
    Ecofashion news and reviews

  5. Green Depot
    Green Depot is a leading supplier of environmentally friendly and sustainable building products, services and solutions. Its primary goal is to facilitate green living and building in communities so that it is accessible, affordable and gratifying.

  6. Mother Nature Network
    Dedicated network for all things green

  7. Yellow Pages Goes Green
    Enter your info here to get your name off the mailing list.

  8. Earth 911
    Recycle your old phone books.

  9. Call 2 Recycle
    Have old cell phones or equipment lying around, here's an easy way to get rid of these items in a safe manner.

  10. Seventh Generation
    Non toxic, green cleaning products

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Going Green - Resources for Green Living

Continuing with Green Week and a celebration of Mother Earth, we present  our next installment of green resources to live a greener life.

Today's 10 Links a Day: Grrrreeeennnn out!

    It's as simple as reduce our dependance on forgeign oil, create sustainable resources for energy = happy planet. Check out the details of the plan

  2. re-nest
    Abundant design for green homes

  3. ecovian
    An easy to navigate site that helps you find green retailers

  4. care2
    Online community for healthy and green living
  5. greencradle
    Organic and green products

  6. ecofabulous

  7. GreenDaily
    Go here for your daily dose of green

  8. EPA Clean Energy
    EPA’s Clean Energy Programs are working with state policy makers, electric and gas utilities, energy customers, and other key stakeholders. By identifying, designing and implementing clean energy policy and technology solutions, we are delivering important environmental and economic benefits.

  9. Environmental Defense Fund

  10. Earth: The Sequel 

Monday, April 20, 2009

Green, Sustainable, Responsible Travel

We are kicking off Green Week at 10 Links a Day with ideas on how to travel green. Today we are covering Travel. Our variety of links will get you planning your adventure fully educated on how you are going to make a difference when on the road.

We are just getting started. Coming up this week, Earth Day Celebration, I Wish I Thought of That - Green Edition, Green Baby, and Shopping Green. Drop us a line with your tips. Be safe and go green!

Today's 10 Links a Day: Travel Green Now

  1. First we need to define green, sustainable, responsible travel.
    Thanks to Go Green Travel Green
    Twitter: @Go Green Traveler

  2. Planet Green
    Twitter: @PlanetGreen

  3. Traveling the Green Way
    Twitter: @travelinggreen

  4. Great Green Travel

  5. Travel + Green Blog

  6. Green Traveller

  7. National Geographic Travel Blog

  8. Sustainable Travel International

  9. G Online Travel Blog

  10. ecotrotters
    Twitter: @ecotrotters

  11. T + L Responsible Travel 

Friday, April 17, 2009

Job Friday - April 17, 2009

When we started #Job Friday a month ago we never expected the response that we have gotten. Thanks for all of your feedback. The links that we provide for this series span a whole slew of career choices, so be sure to check them all out. Lots of luck with your job search.

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Today's 10 Links a Day: Job Friday

  1. Get The Job

  2. Social Media Job Wire

  3. real match

  4. jobnob

  5. TwitHire

  6. Jiibe

  7. Freelance Writing Jobs

  8. Alumwire

  9. Krop

  10. ActiveHire 

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Travel 2.0 - Part 3

It's time to start booking those summer getaways. Check out the latest batch of sites that are new to the net. There is something here for everyone.

Today's 10 Links a Day: Travel 2.0 Sites

  1. DealBase
    Analyzing hotel deals so you don't have to. Their exclusive Deal Analyzer tells you if a deal really is a deal

  2. Offbeat Guides
    Building your own personalized travel guide couldn’t be easier. In five simple steps you tell us where you’re going, where you’re coming from, your name, and when you’ll be there. That’s it!

    Find the best prices on flights from hundreds of airlines and online travel agencies with just one quick and easy search!

  4. TripSay
    TripSay is a new travel website where you share your trips and connect with traveling friends to exchange insider tips.

  5. TripShake
    TripShake is a Q and A website that connects travellers with locals and destination experts. On TripShake, you can ask your questions and let the community magic do the rest. TripShake is the ideal website to look for precise and trustable information while planning your trip. TripShake is filled with people who can help you: locals, travel professionals and travel experts. Ask a question about your trip, and the community will answer you.

  6. Where's Cool?
    Where's Cool? is your community to share independent, cheap, underground and seriously authentic things to do around the world.

  7. wegolo
    wegolo is for anyone in searching for a fast, flexible and neutral, but above all, cost conscious way of determining their own best possible price and schedule when booking on-line for airfare.

  8. TVtrip
    TVtrip is a search engine for hotels that uses unbiased videos filmed by us to help you make the right hotel choice.

  9. Zicasso
    Zicasso is a free personalized online travel service that provides itinerary bids from a global network of quality travel companies. Each itinerary is handcrafted by experts and personalized to your needs.

  10. Triporama
    Triporama provides a free web site that makes it fun and easy to plan a group trip with friends and family. With Triporama's Group Trip Planner, you can collaborate on an itinerary.  Triporama offers tools designed to encourage participation and contributions from everyone in the group - find and share travel research, discuss alternatives, assign tasks, conduct polls, and schedule trip dates. Triporama also offers a Group Travel Guide with trip ideas, deals, and planning advice forr popular group travel themes.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Architecture + Pritzker = Perfect

Winning the Pritzker, is the ultimate achievement for an architect. This years winner was just announced and Peter Zumthor was selected. 10 Links a Day offers up a huge congratulations and looks forward to what's next for you. In celebration of the announcement, we wanted to bring you some fabulous architecture sites to continue our ongoing list of architecture related sites that we admire.

Today's 10 Links a Day: Architecture, Prizker, Internet

  1. Architect Magazine

  2. Conditions Magazine
    Twitter: @conditions

  3. Arch Daily
    Twitter: @archdaily

  4. [the belly of an architect]

  5. BUILD Blog
    Twitter: @buildllc

  6. City of Sound

  7. HTC Experiments

  8. Landscape+Urbanism

  9. Life Without Buildings

  10. The Sesquipedalist 

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Mommy Blogs

Mom bloggers unite!!! Check out this fantastic bunch of sites that are dedicated to everything Mommydom.  There are a ton of Mom Bloggers out there. Do you have a favorite that didn't make today's list? Leave a comment below. Of course, we are always seeking guest bloggers and ideas from our readers. Drop us a line:

Today's 10 Links a Day: Mom's Rule!

  1. Mom Bloggers Club
    Twitter: @mombloggersclub

  2. TwitterMoms

  3. The Mom Blogs

  4. Barely Domestic Mama
    Twitter: @BarelyDomestic

  5. Mom Central

  6. Mom Fuse
    Twitter: @momfuse

  7. MomDot
    Twitter: @momdot

  8. Stroller Traffic

  9. MD Moms
    Twitter: @MDMoms
    This just in: Enter promo code SUMMER at checkout on MD Moms for free shipping & handling all summer! Woohoo!

  10. The Mommy Blog

Monday, April 13, 2009

April Book Club

It's time to bring you the latest crop of discoveries we made on across various genres. Let us know if you have read any of these books and what you thought. Have a great week.

Today's 10 Links a Day: April Book Club

1. The Secret Holocaust Diaries: The Untold Story of Nonna Bannister

2. A Year on Ladybug Farm

3. Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist

4. Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Independence: Revised and Updated for the 21st Century

5. The Shack

6. House of Cards: A Tale of Hubris and Wretched Excess on Wall Street

7. Naturally Thin: Unleash Your SkinnyGirl and Free Yourself from a Lifetime of Dieting

8. Long Lost

9. Waiting for Autumn

10. Columbine

Saturday, April 11, 2009

We Heart Peeps

One staple that comes to mind when someone mentions Easter is Peeps. Those speed ball, sugar infused, cuties have inspired some hilarious websites and contests that we had to share with our readers. Tell us your favorite memories of Easter with Peeps in the comments section below. Hope you enjoy your holiday weekend and if you want to laugh, please click the links below.

Today's 10 Links a Day: Peeps for my peeps
  1. Marshmallow Peeps Official Home Page

  2. Peeps in Places

  3. The Office Themed Peeps Contest

  4. Power to the Peeps Annual Contest

  5. Peeps Show 2

  6. 100 Ways to Kill a Peep

  7. Urban Dictionary: Peeps
  8. Wikipedia Entry - for real

  9. Peeps Science

  10. How Peeps are Made and Born

Friday, April 10, 2009

Job Friday - April 10, 2009

#Job Friday is back... Here are additional resources for your job hunt. Drop us a line and let us know what sites you all use to scope out the open requisitions or other resources you would like to see on future installments of Job Friday. or leave a comment below.

Today's 10 Links a Day: Job Friday

  1. LinkUp
    Twitter: @linkup

  2. Cable 360

  3. Social Media Jobs

  4. CrunchBoard

  5. Job Angels
    Twitter: @jobangels

  6. Job Shouts

  7. JobForge

  8. oDesk

  9. Elance

  10. Startuply
If you missed previous installments of Job Friday, please go to the Workplace category to get caught up. Of course, you can also sign up for our emails or RSS feed and never miss another installment of 10 Links a Day again. (look left)

Thursday, April 09, 2009

Gaming Mom

More than 200 million people are going to the internet each month to play casual games, and 74 percent of these are women.  In a study by GameHouse (guest blogging today) they found that:

Surveyed men and women ages 18 and over who play casual games:

  • 64% do so as a way to unwind and relax
  • 53% do so for stress relief
  • 42% cite the activity as a way to keep his/her mind sharp
Surveyed women over age 40 who play casual games:
  • 67% play casual games at least four times per week
  • About half (47%) play every day
  • About 60% or more would rather play a casual game than talk on the phone, knit or do other projects at home (such as building or painting)
Today's 10 Links a Day: 10 Games to De-Stress Mom!
  1. Sally’s Spa

  2. Little Shop – Road Trip

  3. Super Collapse! 3

  4. Pool

  5. Aloha Solitaire

  6. Jigsaw365

  7. Hearts

  8. Checkers

  9. Wheel of Fortune

  10. Scrabble

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Here Comes the Bride...

Wedding season is right around the corner.  We love today's list of diverse wedding themed blogs. Each one listed brings an original and unique spin on the wedding genre. Our list has something for all brides, everything including the green bride, the economically smart bride, and the offbeat bride. No matter what, it's your day, so go for it!!! This post is a must see for any bride heading down the aisle. OK ladies, get to it and remember to smile!

Today's 10 Links a Day: You go and get your wedding on!

  1. A Practical Wedding

  2. Brooklyn Bride

  3. Etsy Wedding

  4. Offbeat Bride

  5. Wedding Chicks

  6. Weddingbee and Weddingbee PRO

  7. Earth Friendly Weddings
    Twitter: @EarthlyAffair

  8. a $10,000 wedding
    Twitter: @tenthousandonly

  9. Budget Savvy Bride
    Twitter: @savvybride

  10. With This Ring...
    Twitter: @withthisringblg

  11. Green Wedding Shoes
    Twitter: @grnweddingshoes

Tuesday, April 07, 2009

Social Responsibility, Charity & You

We all need to step up and do our part to better the world we live in. Today, we bring to everyone's attention, some fantastic causes we can all rally behind. I hope you take a moment to check them out.

Today's 10 Links a Day: Charity = Goodness

  1. Not On Our Watch Project
    Our mission is to focus global attention and resources towards putting an end to mass atrocities around the world. Drawing upon the powerful voices of artists, activists, and cultural leaders, Not On Our Watch generates lifesaving humanitarian assistance and protection for the vulnerable, marginalized, and displaced. We encourage governing bodies to take meaningful, immediate action to protect those in harm’s way. Where governments remain complacent, Not On Our Watch is committed to stopping mass atrocities and giving voice to their victims.

  2. Bloggers Give
    Check out the site. IT's pretty amazing what the blogging community does for one another.

  3. One Dollar Nation
    One Dollar Nation is a non-profit organization devoted to eliminating extreme poverty and advancing education. We're an online community that gives our members a chance to participate in our mission. To become a citizen of One Dollar Nation, we ask that you commit at minimum of one dollar a month to our cause. We ask our Corporate Citizens to give one dollar a month per employee. The money raised will be put towards projects that have been selected by our citizens.

  4. Bloggers Unite
    Bloggers Unite is an attempt to harness the power of the blogosphere to make the world a better place. By asking bloggers to write about a particular subject on 1 day of the month, a single voice can be joined with thousands to help make a difference; from raising awareness for cancer, to an effort to better education systems or supporting 3rd world countries.

  5. charity : water
    One billion people on the planet don’t have access to clean drinking water. That’s one in six of us. charity: water is a non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. 100% of public donations directly fund water projects.

  6. Stop Poverty Now
    Your donation will support Grameen Foundation's work to help local organizations reach some of the world's poorest women with small loans. With as little as $50, a woman can open a fruit stand, a bakery, or a tailoring shop.Grameen Foundation and our partners have already provided 6.8 million families with an opportunity to build better lives for themselves.Join a global movement by taking five minutes to make a difference for women and children in need. Help us Stop Poverty Now!

  7. Thistle Farms
    Thistle Farms is a non-profit business operated by the women of Magdalene. By hand, the women create natural bath and body products that are as kind to the environment as they are to the body. All sales proceeds go back into the program. Through Thistle Farms, the women of Magdalene gain much needed job skills, and learn responsibility and cooperation. Into every product goes the belief that freedom starts with healing, and love can change lives. Our dream is that people will come to see Thistle Farms as a humble but powerful business synonymous with women’s freedom.

  8. The dZi Foundation
    THE dZi FOUNDATION supports twenty-two health, education, and community development programs throughout the Himalayan region of India and Nepal. We serve communities not on the radar of other International Non-Governmental Organizations due to caste make-up and remote location. Our programs make basic education more accessible by building schools; sponsoring and training teachers; organizing effective parent-teacher groups; and supplying books, school uniforms, and even daily lunches; Provide safe havens for young girls so that they are not subject to child labor and trafficking, and have an opportunity to go to school; Promote basic health through preventive dental and vision clinics for children, water and sanitation improvements, and hygiene education;

  9. Peace Angels Project
    Lin Evola now known as Lin Marie Evola Smidt continues to work throughout the world creating inspirational works of art and sculptures fashioned in part from the melting of weapons (from street arms to the casings of decommissioned nuclear missiles). The Peace Angels Project is grateful for her having worked with select corporate sponsors and partners to make a portion of her original works and reproductions available to you through the Peace Angels Project. 100% of all Proceeds from sales made through the Peace Angels Project go to support one of its community based projects.

  10. Share our Strength
    Share Our Strength is a national organization that works hard to make sure no kid in America grows up hungry. We weave together a net of community groups, activists and food programs to catch children at risk of hunger and surround them with nutritious food where they live, learn and play. We work with the culinary industry to create engaging, pioneering programs like Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation, Share Our Strength’s Great American Bake Sale, Share Our Strength’s A Tasteful Pursuit, Share Our Strength’s Great American Dine Out, and Share Our Strength’s Operation Frontline.

Monday, April 06, 2009

I Wish I Thought of That

Let's get this week started off right. It's our next installment of "I Wish I Thought of That". We've been working on installments of this category for a while and it just keeps getting more interesting to us. Our list spanned longer than 10 links, so we cut it back and will bring you those additional items in our next installment. If you want to see everything we wish we thought of, check out the entire category dedicated to just that.

Today's 10 Links a Day: I Wish I Thought of That!

  1. Alltop
    Alltop is an “online magazine rack” of popular topics. We update the stories every hour. Pick a topic by searching, news category, or name, and we’ll deliver it to you 24 x 7. All the topics, all the time.

  2. Net Disaster
    Let off some steam. No worries, the disasters aren't permanent

  3. Legacy Locker
    Legacy Locker is a safe, secure repository for your digital property that lets you grant access to online assets for friends and loved ones in the event of death or disability.

  4. Global Lives Project
    A super cool project that captures the diversity of the planet and it's inhabitats. It's really interesting and worth checking out.

  5. Janera
    The voice of global nomads

  6. Digsby
    Super easy yo use tool that organizes and assists with your online life from Instant Messages, Email to Social Networking.

  7. Eventbrite
    Eventbrite helps businesses and organizations of all sizes manage, promote and sell-out their events.

  8. Old Jews Telling Jokes
    Shout out to Ryan for sharing this link with us. before anyone gets upset, we'd like to say that this sie is super funny and in good taste.

  9. Le Cool
    These are not ordinary travel guidebooks. LE COOL works with local editors, writers, photographers, illustrators and designers to create unique books that truly reflect the experience of each city.

  10. What The Font
    Seen a font in use and want to know what it is? Submit an image to WhatTheFont to find the closest matches in our database.

Friday, April 03, 2009

Job Friday - April 3, 2009

It's Friday, and we are back with another installment of Job Friday. Unemployment numbers came out yesterday and they are topping the charts, not in the way we want them to, definitely not.  Here's 10 more links to additional job search engines that will hopefully provide you some leads to a new position.

Drop us a line and let us know what you want to see on the next Job Friday post. Have you found another job? If so, how? We love to hear from our readers. drop us a line at or DM us on Twitter @10LinksaDay.

Today's 10 Links a Day: May there be a new job in your future


  2. Hound

  3. JOBcentral


  5. oodle

  6. onTargetjobs

  7. Trovix


  9. USAjobs

If you missed previous installments of Job Friday, please go to the Workplace category to get caught up. Of course, you can also sign up for our emails or RSS feed and never miss another installment of 10 Links a Day again. (look left)

Thursday, April 02, 2009

Money Blogs - Saving Money is the New Black

It's hard to turn on the television without getting inundated about the economy. We all know we need to cut back, but we also know what our limits are. Today's list of blogs are creatively bringing their readers new ideas on how to save money, so we thought, why not share with you all.  April is National Financial Literacy Month. It's an effort to highlight the importance of financial literacy and teach us all how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits.

Today's 10 Links a Day: Show me the Money!

  1. Lazy Man and Money
    Twitter: @LazyManAndMoney

  2. Bargaineering - Engineering a Richer Life
    Twitter: @bargainr

  3. Boston Gals Open Wallet

  4. Budgets are Sexy
    Twitter: @BudgetsAreSexy

  5. Frugal Dad
    Twitter: @FrugalDad

  6. Mighty Bargain Hunter

  7. Frugal for Life
    Twitter: @frugalforlife

  8. Dollar Wise

  9. Being Frugal
    Twitter: @lynnae

  10. Get Rich Slowly 

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Calling all Foodies

Today we bring you a shmorgasbord of sites from the Well Fed Network. Their depth of knowledge, all things food, has us very excited to hop in the kitchen to cook. Dig in!

Today's 10 Links a Day: A Menu of Food Blogs

  1. A Nice Cuppa
    Tea Focused

  2. Edible TV
    Food TV coverage

  3. Fit Fare
    Fit Heart, Fit Mind, Fit Body

  4. Get Your Grill On
    All the hot you can handle

  5. Growers & Grocers
    From farm to table and all the stops along the way.

  6. Just Baking

  7. Kids Cuisine

  8. Paper Palate
    Food and wine in magazines and newspapers, and cookbook reviews too - we’ve got you covered.

  9. Sugar Savvy
    All things sweet

  10. The Spirit World
    Quenching your thirst with sips, nips and tipples.

  11. The Cook’s Kitchen
    What you need, what to buy and where to buy it.

  12. Well Fed On the Town
    Going out? Check here first.

  13. Wine Sediments
    A fascinating mix of wine writing covering an eclectic combination of news, comment and personal enjoyment from writers based all around the world

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