I used to use MindManager 6 back when I lived the corporate life with Intel.  It was a good package back then and it came is quite useful on various tasks.  But it never did become a “mainstream” application for me.  This just might change with MindManager 8… For those of you who might not be familiar with MindManager, it is a software program that helps you organize and brainstorm using mind-mapping techniques.  This technique isn’t for everyone (for example, it’s not “structured”), but it is certainly worth checking into as it can be very instrumental in flushing out ideas…

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XHeader – home Price: Free (Nov 7, 2008) This is a utility to create banners which could be used on websites and newsletters.  Created and offered by Paul Smithson, the same person that offers XSitePro and XMailPro.  Basically this is a graphics package with a ton of included banner samples that are pre-sized (750 x 150) for a webpage. As a graphics package it is pretty basic.  It offers simple (by today’s standards) manipulation of text and graphic objects.  Most of the effects are not real-time preview; in other words you have to make the change and apply it before…

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