- Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Letter Generator
- GovTrack — Easily track and monitor pending federal legislation
- Recent “Major Rule” Evaluations by GAO. (A major rule is a regulation that will likely cost $100 million or more each year).
- Feedbin RSS reader.
Websites & Hosting
- WordPress.com — Free blog service that will familiarize you with WordPress so you can easily transition to a self-hosted solution
- WordPress.org — Self-hosted blogging software and basic CMS.
- Google Domains (I’ve been limiting my use of Google services but at only $12 with free private registration, they’re a very good deal).
- Liberated Syndication (libsyn.com) — Podcast media host.
- Audacity — Free sound editing and recording software
- Blubrry PowerPress podcasting plugin for WordPress.
- Buffer — Easily schedule posts for consistent social media updates
- Tweetbot — Excellent Twitter client for Mac and iOS with multiple account support and bit.ly integration
- Yourls – link shortener that you run so you own your own data.
- Twitter Search cheat sheet.