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Entries for May 2013
This App Will Make Apartment Hunting or Any Comparison Shopping a Breeze

We built PortalPanel around one simple concept: it’s a web-based online bookmarking app that happens to have enough features to be anyone’s home page. It’s an app capable of holding all the web content that you consume on daily basis and yet never looking crowded; one page to rule them all, so to speak.

It doesn’t shoot fireworks; it won’t vacuum your floor. One could think that web bookmarking is a rather limited field. However, as PortalPanel grows in terms of the number of users and constant updates, we are amazed to see the ways our users and even our team members utilize the app. Sometimes we feel like overjoyed parents watching their offspring do something really cool and unexpected.

I invite each of you reading this to share your own story as to how you utilize PortalPanel. In order to jumpstart the conversation I’m going to tell about my own little discovery.

My wife and I are moving from Chicago to Los Angeles this summer. Naturally, the most important step for us was finding our new home. So we went to LA and did what any person looking to rent an apartment in the major U.S. city would do: started combing Craigslist.

Initially, we shared our findings via email messages or copied links into a word file so both of us could review the listings. Then we started calling landlords and property management companies, crossing off all the jerks, weirdoes, liars and other folks who gave us a vibe they were going to waste our time.

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Bid with eBay, Shop with Amazon, Organize with PortalPanel

eBay, Amazon, IMDB, and Rotten Tomatoes... What these seemingly different websites have to do with PortalPanel? Not much, but we know that they are important to you and so we made a priority to integrate their services into our online bookmarking tool set.

It’s all about making PortalPanel feature-rich without losing our main focus on creating the best user experience and top-notch tools for students, journalists, librarians, researchers and anyone who has ever found something interesting on the internet.

Next time you bid on one of the eBay auctions or embark on a journey to find the most awesome product on, bookmark the link to the item. Our smart link recognition system will identify the link source, interact with it and provide you with the information you need to complete your bidding and shopping successfully.

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