Tuesday, April 19, 2011

The Web is Constantly Evolving #edtech

I have spent the last three hours looking for alternatives to Skribit since they announced today that they would be shutting down their service this summer.  I must admit I was really bummed - I liked the way their service worked.  However, in the 21st century, I am not one to cry over spilled code.  So, I used SimilarSites to look for an alternative and after 30 minutes of searching moved on to Google searches.  I found a number of paid alternatives and a few free sites.  However, the free sites also had announcements they would soon be shutting down (which tells me someone is out there buying out the free competition.)  O.K. enough back story.  If you are looking for a feedback service for your blog, wiki or website you may want to look into UserEcho.  I am going to give this one a shot. It's seems a little trickier to use and is going to take some time to get just the way I want it, but your feedback is important to me and if I didn't do it know I would have likely been scrambling when my current solution went away.
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