Best Websites on the Internet. Find your answers Quickly.

The Internet / An Electronic Highway

The internet is full of information, but getting to the right information for your needs may not be as easy as it sounds.The following is a list of some of the most popular websites available to you. As I am writing this the internet is changing so fast some of the websites may already be no longer of as much use as they once were. The internet is more like an organism, constantly growing,changing and even dying.

Social Networks

  1. Facebook -Make friends and keep up socially: share pictures: articles: etc Facebook has become very popular and is a great way to catch with friends both old and new. Find frinecs you have not communicated with in years.!
  2. Tumblr--Download photos, start your own blog. share ideas, post info. It is known as a social website that can be either public or private. Blogs are shared freely.
  3. LinkedIn- Download a guide to Linkedin.Linkedin is a great website to share professional information. It has more than 175 million users. It is great website for those looking for employment or searching for potental employees.
  4. Pipi-Best people search

Best Looking Websites

Best Online Shopping

  1. Amazon Amazon is one of the most popular shopping websites on the net. It is in direct competition with Walmart and K-Mart for Discount Shopping
  2. WatchCount
  3. Etsy Etsy is a great website for home crafter to sell their goods. When you are looking for some fun items many times you will find them on Etsy at a great price too. You are also helping out the small entrepreneur.
  4. zappos Zappos once primarily for shoes now sells all kinds of clothing and housewares. One thing it is especially noted for is it's no complaint free shipping and returns.
  5. Woot! Woot is known for it's online deals. Usually there is only one large discounted item daily. Electronics are primarily sold at Woot.
  6. Craigslist Craigslist is actually a little like a garage sale or consignment shop online.
  7. Ebay Ebay is a bargaining website. Once items could only be bought through bids and being the top bidder. Everyone is allowed to sell on Ebay. Now you can buy items directly without ever bidding on an item. If you like the price you can buy it and pay immediately.
  8. FatWallet FatWallet is for the bargain hunter. Users are encouraged to publish sales and rebates from around the web on the website. You can find most anything on sale.

Finance

  1. Wikinvest Wikinvest is a website about trading stocks and commodities. It has many user friendly guides to stock info and a great deal of it published by the general public.
  2. mint the Mint is a website started by The Motley Fool, an information trading website started by two brothers. It is great for budgeting. The site is very user friendly and bank safe for downloading and storing financial information about it's user. Every account is password protected and offers unique ways that are individually found for it's users to save more money.
  3. Google Finance, google is one of the most popular search engines. Its Finance website offers valuable money advice.
  4. Yahoo Finance Yahoo finance sponsored by the yahoo search engine is another popular website for stock information. It offer many great tools and articles for saving and trading stocks.
  5. Forbes Forbes is a financial magazine in direct competition with Bloomberg and Fortune. It is famous for it's most popular and or best lists any many categories.
  6. Pageonce is another secure banking website.
  7. Money.com Money and Smart Money are great websites for a wealth of information from saving money, trading stocks to the best places to live.
  8. SmartMoney

Browsing Tools

Browsing or perusing the internet has become a huge pastime and we now have websites to make it easier to find interesting things. I have only listed a few because this kind of social media and news media is growing daily

  1. Google
  2. instapaper
  3. Diigo
  4. Instapaper
  5. JustPastIt
  6. Facebook
  7. Houzz
  8. Pinterest
  9. StumbleUpon
  10. Twitter.

Search Engines

  1. Yahoo
  2. Google
  3. Mama
  4. Wolfram Alfa
  5. Torrenze
  6. Ask.com
  7. Alta Vista
  8. Ask Jeeves

Movies and Television

These websites are for watching movies or tv programs through your computer or electronic device or connecting to you home television rather than using an antenna, cable or satellite signal. Netflix continues to grow in popularity as it grows and adds more movies and televisions programs to it's website. You can purchase a subscription for just online moveis or one for newer movies to be sent to you via mail.

  1. Netflix
  2. IMBD
  3. Hulu
  4. LiveStation
  5. BBC IPlayer an internet radio and tv website

News

You can find news everywhere on the internet. this is a short liet of some of the favorite websites.

  1. Popurls
  2. JimmyR
  3. Hacker News
  4. Reddit
  5. Google News
  6. Google Reader
  7. Huffington News

Music

You can now listen to music while you work. There are several websites to do this on. Some are free with commercials but you can purchase a subscription that deletes all commercials.

  1. Pandora
  2. Radio.com
  3. LastFm
  4. Spotify
  5. Tunein
  6. emusic
  7. Grooveshark
  8. Jango
  9. Rhapsody.




Random Websites For Fun

As I browse the internet myself I tend to find new websites to enjoy . Here are a few of them

  1. Wahalo This is a fun website to learn something about just about anything. Give it a try.

Favorite Search Engines

More by this Author


Comments 23 comments

nancynurse profile image

nancynurse 3 years ago from Southeast USA Author

Thanks of reading.


nancynurse profile image

nancynurse 3 years ago from Southeast USA Author

Thanks.


Gypsy Rose Lee profile image

Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and interesting. Thanks for the great info on the net. Passing this on.


rebeccamealey profile image

rebeccamealey 3 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

An interesting and helpful list! I want to check out Etsy Etsy. ...'listening to Pandora right now!


rahul0324 profile image

rahul0324 3 years ago from Gurgaon, India

A really cool and huge list of show stopper sites you have here... :)

Will surely try some of the new ones... I met here

Nice hub


nancynurse profile image

nancynurse 3 years ago from Southeast USA Author

Thank you so much I am so glad you enjoyed it.


ubanichijioke profile image

ubanichijioke 3 years ago from Lagos

Wow! This is awesome Nancy. Great info packed here. I will just say thank you but it is worth more than that.

You have done a most excellent job.

Thandi


nancynurse profile image

nancynurse 4 years ago from Southeast USA Author

So glad you learned some new things. Thank you so much for reading .


tandaa profile image

tandaa 4 years ago from UAE

Thanks, will check out some of those i didn't know of


nancynurse profile image

nancynurse 4 years ago from Southeast USA Author

Thank you very much!!


nancynurse profile image

nancynurse 4 years ago from Southeast USA Author

Thank you so much for taking the time to read and reply!!!


Londonlady profile image

Londonlady 4 years ago

I didn't know about a lot of the finance websites on there (except for Mint.com) Thanks for the good info. Voted up!


sweetie1 profile image

sweetie1 4 years ago from India

Very detailed knowledge on sites on nearly everything we look for on Google. I liked it and thanks for sharing. Voting it up.


nancynurse profile image

nancynurse 4 years ago from Southeast USA Author

Thanks for taking the time to reply and read the hub.


nancynurse profile image

nancynurse 4 years ago from Southeast USA Author

Thank you for sharing your thoughts.


nancynurse profile image

nancynurse 4 years ago from Southeast USA Author

Thank you I am so glad you found it helpful.


nancynurse profile image

nancynurse 4 years ago from Southeast USA Author

Thanks for taking the time to reply.


Distant Mind profile image

Distant Mind 4 years ago

A curious list indeed.


StephSev108 profile image

StephSev108 4 years ago from Atlanta, GA

Thanks for such a great resource. I voted up.


Paul Kuehn profile image

Paul Kuehn 4 years ago from Udorn City, Thailand

This is great reference information for anyone surfing the net or looking for specific information. Voted up and sharing.


midget38 profile image

midget38 4 years ago from Singapore

I agree, a great list to explore. Thanks for sharing it with us! I share too.


nancynurse profile image

nancynurse 4 years ago from Southeast USA Author

Thanks so much for your feedback!


frogyfish profile image

frogyfish 4 years ago from Central United States of America

You've given a great list for exploration. I knew a few, had never heard of some of the sites. Thanks for your great research and sharing.

    Sign in or sign up and post using a HubPages Network account.

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No HTML is allowed in comments, but URLs will be hyperlinked. Comments are not for promoting your articles or other sites.


    Click to Rate This Article
    working