When working with a large team, there is one inevitable need — document management. As the habits of office workers has slowly but inexorably changed in recent years, wikis have become a popular type of tool to manage the documentation needed by a team. With the ability to work together and share responsibility with any particular document, wikis have made document creation easier to do with less meetings.

And when it comes to well designed, yet simplistic wiki-based web applications, you need look no further than cctext.

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We’ve had a lot of coverage on self-promotion of late. Web 2.0 seems focused on just this — whether it’s displaying your work with an app like Carbonmade, publishing your bio on Magntize, or broadcasting your witticisms on Twitter, the modern web seems wholly geared to let others know who you are.

And with so many ways to promote your work and your business, it can be hard to focus your efforts. Let us help by rounding up the top applications for displaying what it is that you do — your work.

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It’s time for another giveaway here on Web.AppStorm. If you have an interest in a web based virtual assistant, here’s your chance.

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When word hit the street that popular virtual assistant service I Want Sandy was shutting down, many people were shocked and well, saddened. Sandy was a well built application with a nice dash of personality.

And so many people were left looking for a replacement — another web based application that could offer similar functionality. After I was introduced to Task.FM, I believe I’ve found the tool that comes closest to the mark.

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Right off the top, this post is not a need for many of you. For most broadband users, the amount of data you use month by month is not a concern. Until I moved to a more rural location, that was the case for me.

But for those who are like me — living in a location without broadband access — data transfer can be an issue. I’d like to take a look at three ways to make the best of the situation.

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Ever since Firefox came on to the scene, its success was largely dependant on the community that sprung up around it. Developers took the browser to new levels by creating plug-ins and themes that extended the functionality and look of the browser itself.

Mozilla did well to embrace and encourage this community. And now they’ve taken another step forward by making it easier to create these plugins with the beta of a new Mozilla labs effort named Jetpack.

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The explosion of web applications in recent times has resulted in numerous ways to promote yourself. Last week we looked at a tool to describe you — but what about your work? A professional web designer may have the ability to create their own portfolio site, but what about the rest of us? Fortunately, there are some great tools available.

One of the best I’ve seen is Carbonmade.

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Last week, we took a look at a great file sharing tool — Upload Robots. And we were blessed with a few Pro licenses to give to our great readers. After much deliberation, we have three winners.

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Ever since Tim van Damme created a one page bio all about himself, similar sites have popped up all over. Along with his killer design, Tim listed his services and all his main social contact information. What wasn’t to like?

Not long after this trend was adopted by some great designers, web apps started popping up all over that offered a similar product to us mortals who can’t tell one end of Photoshop from the other. But none delivered an end product close to the quality of what the top designers were creating.

Until now that is.

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A recent move to a new computer was a cause for me to review my list of contacts and do some pruning. As a Mac user, I prefer Google’s price and flexibility when compared to Apple’s Mobile Me. Using Google’s free email, calendar and contact management was always preferable, and with Apple’s support of those services within their own desktop applications, I’ve been more than happy to stick with this setup over the years.

But syncing is always a tricky business — and Address Book in OS X is no different. Although it was set to sync with my Google Contacts, I’ve found good number of duplicates time and again.

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