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What Is A Web App? Find out how these online tools can simplify your life.

By Aliza P. Sherman

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A Web app or Web application works like software but operatesthrough your Web browser. This column has featured many Web sitesthat allow you to perform tasks online such as storing files(, synchronizing bookmarks ( and managingyour company's financials (

A site that brings together more than 10,000 Web apps for allyour business and online needs is Despite the large number of Webapps available, the site is easy to use and organized by categoriessuch as Productivity Tools, Knowledge and Reference, and Finance tohelp you find exactly what you need.

You'll also find a list of the most popular Web apps on thesite to give you another way to find useful tools.

If you're looking for software applications you can downloadonto your computer, either for free or at a cost (usually cheaperthan buying the packaged version), try And before youdownload anything to your site, don't forget that antivirussoftware!

Aliza Sherman is an entrepreneur and author of Cybergrrl:A Woman's Guide to the World Wide Web (Ballantine Books).She is currently working on her next book and new company.

Aliza Sherman is a web pioneer, e-entrepreneur and author of eight books, including

PowerTools for Women in Business.

Her work can be found at

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