WHAT A SITE:Thanks to a step-by-step wizard that guides users from start to finish, creating slick and sophisticated Web sites is as easy as 1-2-3 with Expert Software's Web Site Creator ($12.99 street). More than 800 graphics, color images and illustrations can be used with your own photos, logos, sounds or tables. Requirements include Windows 95/98 and 15MB hard-drive space (50MB recommended). Visit http://www.expertsoftware.com for more information.
GET ANIMATED:Have you been meaning to add animation or banner ads to your Web site but don't think it's possible with an off-the-shelf product? Well, it is with Cosmo PageFX 1.0 ($129 street for CD-ROM; $99 for download) from Cosmo Software. The product simplifies working with 2-D and 3-D text and animated effects, such as a spinning logo. Users can select from a wide variety of fonts and sizes for 2-D and 3-D text, and text can be animated in 2-D and 3-D blocks, words or letters. Requirements include Windows 95/98/NT 4.0 and 50MB hard-drive space. For more information, visit http://www.cosmosoftware.com>http://www.cosmosoftware.com
GOING POSTAL:Entrepreneurs interested in sending bulk e-mails with personalized headings can do so with Revnet Systems' MailKing 2.0 ($99 street). Users can also set up MailKing to prepare and create e-mail messages to send at a later time, which frees up the PC for other application processing. Requirements include a 486 processor or better, Windows 95/98/NT 4.0 and 16MB RAM. Visit http://www.revnet.com for details.
Melissa Campanelli is a technology writer in Brooklyn, New York, who has covered technology for Mobile Computing & Communications and Sales & Marketing Management magazines. You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org.