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Monday, May 16, 2011

Snack Tools - Apps to Improve Your Website

Last week I shared with you a post about Flip Snack. Flip Snack is a free tool for displaying your PDFs with page turning effects. Flip Snack is a part of larger suite of free apps called Snack Tools.

Snack Tools offers six free applications that you can add to your website or blog. In addition to Flip Snack, Snack Tools offers Quiz Snack, Photo Snack, Tube Snack, Pod Snack, and  Banner Snack.

Quiz Snack offers a free service for creating polls and quizzes to post in your blog or website. To use Quiz Snack you can sign in with your Twitter, Facebook, Google, or Quiz Snack account. Then select one of three poll/quiz formats, type your question(s) and answer choices, and select a template. Then copy the embed code provided by Quiz Snack and place it your blog or website.

Photo Snack is an app that provides a variety of template designs for photo slideshows. You can upload photos from your computer or import them from a variety of image host including Flickr and Facebook.

Pod Snack is an app for creating and embedding playlists of podcasts and music into your blog or website. The free version of Pod Snack does place a limited on the length of your playlist.

Tube Snack offers a variety of template designs for displaying and sharing your YouTube playlists. You can also use Tube Snack to display videos that you have hosted on your own servers.