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Monday, January 01, 2007

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SayNoToOverseasCallCentres.com

www.saynotooverseascallcentres.com is a new web site offering information on call centre locations and an opportunity for people to share their views and experiences of call centres (whether overseas or in the UK).

Chris Elliott

There are hundreds of FREE classifieds websites out there, but to post ads on them all would take forever.

why bother when www.UKCarAds.co.uk has done the hard work for you.

Advertise your car for sale for FREE with them and they will send it to over 200 UK websites for you.

These sites include THE Sun, Scoot, FreeAds and OLX. They are also about to bring out a SKY TV bassed website which will allow people to look for your car for sale using only there TV remote control. between them these sites receive over 6.5 million visitors so why pay to sell your car anywhere else?

Chris Diamond

http://www.offeroftheday.co.uk

I came across this website following a recommendation in a newsletter from Which? Magazine. The site lists discounted items from major UK shops like Argos, Currys, PCWorld etc. Well worth a look.

Dave Pitchford

Hi Miles,

I'm hoping my new site has done the impossible: made charities interesting - amusing even!

http://www.intelligentgiving.com

My team has spent a year and a half..

- Proving/demolishing the most stubborn myths about admin costs/poppy day/fat cats/donkeys etc
- Ranking 500 well-known charities in order of the quality of their annual report. Best get big green smilies!
- Listing every charity that will take your old mobile phone/glasses/stamps/junk
- Not least, recruiting Alain de B'Argain to review the country's charity shops

And a lot, lot more on the UK's first independent, non-profit charity scrutiny site with a sense of humour.

I hope you find time to visit

Dave, Editor

Nicholas Tsiougos

Miles,

We have recently launched www.usefulgarbage.com the new online recycling community and we would love to hear your views.

Trading in the spirit, "what you deem Garbage, someone else may deem Useful", visitors to the site can list anything they want to get rid of - for someone else to 'find' and take off their hands. From cars to outgrown baby wear, books, couches, beds, computers and more...

UsefulGarbage.com is great for people that need a simple, quick and free way to recycle their unwanted items. This goes especially for the people that know they won't get their value's worth on eBay and are discouraged to even try. Yet they believe the items they have are neither worth throwing in the bin nor paying the council to collect & throw them in the bin!

Therefore, we hope you find this fresh, green, urban approach to recycling Useful!

Best Wishes,

Nicholas

Sally Stranks

About 7 years ago I was just abput to start using e-mail as I had bought my children (then) a PC and we were all set to go online.
You gave the website of the day as "midsummer's Eve free online dating" and I wroyte the web address down.
In the January of 2000 I got online and the first website that I accessed was the midsummer's eve and I started to e-mail a man called Dave from Cardiff - we later met up and we are still together in 2006!!! We have lived in Singapore for a short time in between but I thought that you'd like to hear a successful love story that u have been instrumental in bringing about!! Thank You Miles

Stewart C.Bailey

Got given Miles' Website Of The Day Book as a Birthday Present & what a Great Book it is, plenty of intersting Sites to view & a Good Read as well, great Stocking Filler for Christmas. Well done Miles.

Andrew Davies

Hi Miles, Given the festive season is approaching faster and faster, I would like you to consider featuring my new web service http://www.giveawebsite.co.uk which provides unique website design giftset packages for Christmas Gifts. We provide attractive giftsets for members of the public to give a loved one an individually designed website for any occasion at a low price of £50. All ages are catered for and sample websites suited to family and friends are provided as part of the package.

All the Best, Andrew.

Gordon Shumway

Hi Miles,

This page is an odd one. This bloke wants to go to war with Luxembourg! He's thought up many reasons - most of them quite nonsensical. At any rate, take a look at http://www.papparelli.com/war/ as it's quite funny. He also seems to have recently started a blog (or as he calls it, a BLOOG).

Enjoy!

Gordon

Alan

Hi Miles. The company i work for produce and email/website every year to help promote a charity. Instead of sending out Christmas cards to our clients, we donate the money saved to a worthy cause. In return for their support and to help promote the charity we've designed a little website, http://www.jda.co.uk/xmas stars06...hope you like.

Chris Rutledge

Came across this website today which I think is an excellent way for anyone with basic computer skills to earn some extra money on the internet - http://www.jvauthors.com/mm

As long as you have an internet connection and can type you can earn a recuuring income. The whole programme is run online, fully automated and is completely free to use. All that is required is 30 minutes of your time each day. Perfect for anyone wanting a simple way to earn some money working from home.

Chris

Found this site what a laugh for the kids

john lakey

One for the show I think, very funny.

An enginner's concept of cooking

John

Susie

Hi Miles,

We are a group of vets who have lauched an interactive website to help pet owners decide if their dog cat or rabbit needs veterinary attention, and, if so, how quickly.
http://www.vethelpdirect.com


The site is the first of its kind for pets anywhere on the web to our knowledge and has recieved recognition by pet owners and vets as a valuable and long awaited online resource. We would be delighted to recieve any feedback from you or your users and wonder if you would be interested in featuring it on your website of the day. The site is fun and easy to use please visit us and see what you think,

Many thanks

The team at Vet Help Direct

Richard Worth

Hi Miles,
i hope you had a good new year. This site is ideal for people looking to have a happy 2007. The products range from diet and detox products to the latest superfruits.

regards

Richard

Natural Alternative Products Embraces New Health Products
(Wed Jan 10 2007)
Natural Alternative Products have for a number of years provided an extensive catalogue of alternative health products. Recently they have extended their offering even further to encompass new and unique high demand health products.

"The site is focusing more on stocking new and unique natural products which work for the ailments people are worried about i.e. detox, slimming, eczema, head lice, hayfever and the new superfoods amongst many others."

Studies of our site traffic have shown that many visitors are looking for help with a particular ailment or health issue.

We have introduced new brands and product types to reflect this.

Acai Berry, Maxislim, Hopes Relief Cream and Haymax are just a few of our top sellers.

We've found a high demand for a true natural alternative treatment, supplement or food as more and more of us become concerned with our health and what we allow into our bodies.

"One of the natural products we stock, Acai Berry a superfruit, is particularly exciting. As well as being packed with vitamins, minerals, folic acids and a huge number of antioxidants it has also been shown to destroy up to 86 percent of cancer cells in laboratory tests."

"This is an indication of the types of products we offer and will continue to source and offer in the future."

For more information on how you can benefit your own health by going natural, visit www.natural-alternative-products.co.uk

Rob Williams

Have you seen this website?

www.cleverthingies.com

I think it fits the bill as regards being pointless! A topic is put up, usually daily, and people can just add comments and discuss it. Doesn't sound much I know, but the writing, and some of the comments, are quite humourous. Well, they make me smile...

Chris Owens

Hello Miles,
I enjoy listening to some of your comments on the stuff you report on Steve Wright's show. I only looked at your site for the first time today - you must have a lot of spare time to follow up all the suggestions you get!
Anyway, my pet moan is probably ebay. I appreatiate that ebay has a large audience, I use it myself, but (there has to be a but coming) I really dislike the way that when you contact them over obvious scams they appear to deliberately misinterpret your message - like really you are getting in the way of them making money. Don't get me wrong, when you complain to ebay they (eventually) do show some flexibility, it's just that you are left feeling that you really had to push for any concession that you get. I also don't like the way that they charge for everything; listing fee, final value fee, fees for using a template, fees for just about anything and also (and I believe they now own paypal) the way that paypal is pushed as the prefered method of payment and charges there are hiked up in the UK (but not in the US). Which brings me to a suggestion - a recently launched UK site that charges no fees whatsoever for buying or selling. Take a look at www.eskint.co.uk - it's a bit crude around the edges but it is free and doesn't appear to have the "we dont really care just give us your money" attitude (yet?)
To change subject entirely, another of my pet moans is people who deliberatly (or otherwise through ignorance) optimise their sites to only use internet explorer. I have to say that I think IE has improved dramatically in recent times but it still does not render CSS as well as many Gecko based browsers and recent evidence seems to suggest that the use of IE alternatives (such as firefox, opera, konquerer etc.)is increasing - I know you try to be positive with website of the day but have you encountered any truely awful cross-brower sites (I have and would suggest the www.firsttunnels.co.uk - in anything but IE as a prime example) - I think that would make an interesting feature.
Keep up the good work -
Regards, Chris

Colin Mitchell

Miles I would like to introduce you to a new community networking site www.mymyssion.com. It has been designed by a small goup of entrepreneurs self funded and it is currently a beta site to test user interest. Would be grateful for your opinion and feedback and a mention on your Steve Wright spot would be absolutely great.

Thanks and keep up the public interest in web-sites - great job.
Best Wishes
Colin

David Hiscox

Hello,

We run a website that provides a great service and helps the environment and it would be fantastic if you could give us a mention on Website of the Day.

The Freight Alerts website http://www.freightalerts.co.uk connect people who need things transporting (anything from household furniture through to truck loads of potatoes!) with people who have empty vehicles (looking for return loads or additional items). The result is that users of the site get very good transport rates using vehicles that would otherwise be travelling empty so the environment benefits as well.

The website has processed over 15,000 transport journeys and continues to grow in popularity. It would be great if you could give us a mention.

Many thanks,

David Hiscox

Lucy Mohr

Hi Miles,

I spent my first all night and all day without sleep, keeping my boyfriend company whilst he put the finishing touches to this website www.asahibeer.co.uk.

By the end of it I had re-read every email I had ever received.

Got to admit though, it was worth it. The site is wonderfully original and characterised by his, and the rest of the team's, rather unique sense of humour (roaring giant bunny emerging over the mountains).

I hope you like it. My job is to now source all the latest hot music talen to upload onto it so any suggestions anyone, please feel free...

Happy searching

Lucy

www.thinkmg.com

Lucy Mohr
Tina Dolman

Hi

I think people with pets going away this Christmas will find this site really useful:

www.holidaypetcare.co.uk

It's got details of pet sitters all over Great Britain, as well as details of catteries and kennels and people who host small pets.

Regards

Tina

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