Thirty for Thursday: 30 Helpful Websites

Hi Friends!

Just popping in with a quick post today to share another Thirty for Thursday post. Last time I gave you a list of 30 posts I bookmarked. This time I put together a list of 30 helpful websites that you may or may not already know about! Ready? Here we go:

30 Helpful Websites

Here are 30 Helpful Websites to make your life easier!

PicMonkey – Photo editing, collages, pin-able workouts and images, adding text to photos
Pixlr – Photo editing
iPiccy – More photo editing

Dropbox – This may or may not change your life
Nudgemail– Manage your email with reminders
Symbaloo– Access your bookmarks anywhere
Instapaper– Save pages to read for later
Evernote – Great for to-do lists, etc
Google Drive– Easy way to share documents/spreadsheets/etc with others
Unroll Me– Organize email subscriptions and unsubscribe from ones you don’t want

LifeHack or LifeHacker – Lots of helpful tips and articles
Mashable – News, article, videos, etc.
The Skimm – LOVE this daily email that sums up news from the day before
RetailMeNot– Great for coupon codes
StumbleUpon– find fun new websites according to your interests!– free talks on interesting subjects
Skillshare– Learn skills from real world people

Fitbolt – Reminders and exercises/stretches you can do at work
Greatist – Great articles about all aspects of health and fitness
Calorie King – How many calories are in the things you eat?

Blogging/Social Media
Grab My Button Code Generator – Helps you share a blog button with others!
Buffer – Schedule your tweets
Google Adwords Keyword Tool – Helps decide on a keyword/phrase for your blog posts- good for SEO
Good Reads – Online, social site for book lovers

Good Deals
Rent the Runway– Dress rentals and more
Chegg– Rent textbooks
Rue La La – Great deals on clothes, shoes and stuff for the home
Paperback Swap–  Swap used books with others!
Khan Academy– Awesome free videos about math, science, etc

Just for fun
Twisted Sifter– Awesome pics
Dear Photograph– Such a fun idea
White Wine – Hilarious first world problems.

Let’s Chat: What’s the most helpful website you use?! Leave links in the comments so everyone can benefit!!


About Lindsay

Lindsay Livingston is a Registered Dietitian and new mom from Columbus, Ohio. On her blog, she shares simple, healthy recipes, nutrition tips, workouts and snapshots of her life. Follow her on Twitter @LeanGrnBeanBlog and Instagram @TheLeanGreenBean and be sure to subscribe via RSS or email so you never miss a post!


  1. I can tell already that The Skimm is going to change my life!

    Right now I am loving Ted ( Tons of awesome talks on a variety of topics.

    And I must mention…
    Laura @ Sprint 2 the Table recently posted..Setting the Tone for a New Year + Amazing Kitchen Mistakes

  2. Wow! I can’t believe I have discovered many of these websites! Thank you for sharing! :) You are always so helpful!
    Alyson recently posted..Back to Jammin’ with the Beet

  3. Thanks for these websites! I didn’t know about a lot of them, and since I work with corporate wellness programs that FitBolt site is going to be really helpful. I just used to access your site! Like a Google Reader, but prettier :)
    Kasey Shuler @ Well of Health recently posted..Steady Hills with Sharp Sprints Spin Routine

  4. love all of these! I heard is pretty popular! 😛 just kidding I use a lot of these actually! (: Thank you! Pic monkey is my fav!
    Danielle @ itsaharleyyylife recently posted..2012 in Blogging: The Stats

  5. Pinning this list for further reference! I’m a HUGE fan of pic monkey and Mashable.

    BTW – love that one of Laura’s fav sites is people of walmart! 😉
    Angela @ Happy Fit Mama recently posted..My 5 Favorite Treadmill Workouts

  6. These are all great! I am a huge fan of buffer.

  7. LOVE life hacker!

    this is awesome.
    off to share….
    Miz recently posted..Our GRATITUDE JAR commitment.

  9. These are great. I think I will have to bookmark this page. :-)
    Coco recently posted..Three Things Thursday (The Trader Joe’s Edition)

  10. Bye Bye my Thursday productivity :)
    Anne recently posted..Celebrating Texas Style

  11. Nice collection of great websites! Any suggestions for meal planning websites? I know about Daily Burn…but any others?? I can’t seem to find any good ones.
    The Candid RD recently posted..Slow-Cooker Pork and Sweet Potatoes (healthy comfort food!)

  12. Great list! I use so many of these :)
    Aparna B. recently posted..Masterpiece Classic

  13. Great idea for a post! This is really useful!
    Lauren recently posted..Random Tuesday Musings

  14. AWESOME list! Thanks for sharing – need some (or maybe all haha) of these :)
    M. Love recently posted..Grace and Disney Marathon

  15. Such an awesome list (as I save it to Evernote). Thanks Lindsay!
    Christine @ Love, Life, Surf recently posted..Help me decide!

  16. I love It helps you track your recycling and learn about new processes and products. Plus you can earn points and get free offers or discounts. Check it out!

  17. Oh gosh Lindsay, don’t give more to do! Now I am going to have to go look at all these sites. I have heard a lot about Evernote. Need to check it out, Thanks for sharing!
    Melanie @ Nutritious Eats recently posted..Nutrition in Eggs & Recipe for Poached Eggs in Tomato Sauce

  18. omg I love this, Lindsay! Now I’ll be procrastinating my morning away learning how to organize stuffs 😉
    Paige @ Your Trainer Paige recently posted..When to Change Up the Program: Periodization

  19. Thanks for sharing!! I love these. I use Goodreads all the time. Have you seen for other book ideas? And is great for discounted active clothes/gear.
    Erica @ Abbie and Erica’s Adventures recently posted..Monday Bites: Roasted Carrot Soup

  20. Great post! Very helpful to me…thanks for sharing….
    Tracy @ The Runners Palate recently posted..Baba’s Vegetable Soup

  21. Great list! You mentioned several that I’ve been meaning to use (like the SEO one) but keep forgetting to look up. Thanks for pulling this together!
    Laura @ Mommy Run Fast recently posted..5 Benefits of Yoga for Runners

  22. I’m heading over to check out Unroll Me now! I so need this!! Thanks so much for the info. 😀 A couple of websites I find helpful are: – for creating free fancy blog signatures – tons of great blogging/social media tips
    Ali @ WHOLEistically Fit recently posted..Confessions of a Healthy Cheapskate

  23. This list is awesome. I am totally going to love Fitbolt! I love using ebates. Who doesn’t like to get paid to shop??
    Becky @ Olives n Wine recently posted..Runner’s Core Builder

  24. Hey Girl! These are great! I love most, but a few are new!! For fashion: GILT.COM is a great one! and for tracking GOOGLE ANALYTICS is AWESOME!!

    Happy Thursday!!

  25. Oh my goodness, Lindsay, you are so awesome for putting these all into a list like this! I have used a lot of these, but some of them I haven’t even heard of! I can’t wait to check them all out!!
    Emma Green recently posted..Exercise During the 1st Trimester of Pregnancy

  26. Love this list, I recently discovered Pic Monkey and am on the lookout for a good nutrition tracking site.
    Jen recently posted..Running Multiple Races

  27. I can’t wait to look at some of these!
    Sara@fitcupcaker recently posted..Breakfast : Chest : Lunch : Snatch

  28. Wonderful list, thanks for sharing!
    abbi recently posted..Medal Upgrade

  29. Oh my gosh! I just had to say thank you for putting together this handy list. There are quite a few resources that are new to me, and I can’t wait to check them out. Thanks again for doing the leg work for us!
    Kemya Scott recently posted..A Quick Word On Blog Comment Etiquette

  30. Incredible list! I use many, but learned about so many new ones too!
    Lisa @ RunWiki recently posted..Kyle’s Krusade Virtual 5K, 10K and Half Marathon

  31. Ooh, thank you so much!
    This is such a help. I am bookmarking to come back next time I’m in need.
    Tamara recently posted..Fitness and health motivation to listen to | my favourite Ted talks

  32. HOLY COW!!!! Thank you so much. I have not heard of a lot of these!!!!! Just tweeted!
    Jody – Fit at 54 recently posted..The Traveling Jeans & the Scale; Weight Loss Maintenance

  33. Thanks for posting this Lindsay! These links are very helpful. =)
    Helen recently posted..Almond Nutella Recipe + HoW 2

  34. GREAT list! :)
    Katie @ Talk Less, Say More recently posted..Committed

  35. The Skimm sounds awesome! Thanks so much for sharing!
    Erin @ Girl Gone Veggie recently posted..I Feel Like A Swiftwick Santa Claus

  36. Thank you for taking the time to put this awesome list together. Pinning and using!
    Debbie @ Live from La Quinta recently posted..Roasted Seitan and Vegetables with Quinoa. #Vegan Recipe

  37. If Dropbox can change my Dad’s life, it can change anyone’s. Oh, and I just signed up for theSkimm – it’s exactly what I need to keep up with my fiancé who reads the newspaper every day. Can’t wait to see the look on his face when I actually know what he’s talking about for once!
    elle | nutritionella recently posted..girls gone west: day 4


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