Just some of the cool productive and handy tools we use, some of them Freeware, all of them useful.
Great tool to turn any page into a PDF document.
Perfect for all versions of Windows including Server 2003, Vista, and Windows 7. We recommend Image Resizer PowerToy for Windows XP, however VSO Image Resizer will work in XP also.
ProDev provides remote support as part of our Service Plan. To do this, we recommend our clients install Screenhero, a fantastic tool for assisting with training, support, and voice communications similar to Skype.
Performs one simple task in a fast and easy to use way; resizing a large number of images quickly on your computer. The software allows you to resize a collection of images (from 10 to 10,000+) so that they are all resized to a specific width or height while maintaining their original aspect ratio. OSX Image Resizer will open the following file formats; JPEG, GIF, PNG, TIFF, TGA. The current version saves files in the following formats; JPEG or PNG-24.
More information on a Websites that Sell and the value they can provide your business.
A unique software program that allows you to see color theory in action. With Color Wheel Pro, you can create harmonious color schemes and preview them on real-world examples
FreeMind is a premier free mind-mapping software written in Java. The recent development has turned it into a high productivity tool. We are proud that the operation and navigation of FreeMind is faster than that of MindManager because of one-click "fold / unfold" and "follow link" operations. So you want to write a completely new metaphysics? Why don't you use FreeMind?
A powerful and robust Content Management System (CMS) designed to simplify product and information management in one easy to use intuitive tool. Invest in a CMS Command product that suits your business model and budget. Proven web solutions that will drive your robust online presence. Edit your own pages or use pre-configured processes and strategies to manage a professional looking website designed to give you maximum return on investment.
Search Engines & Directories
Professional Development believe in giving our clients the best possible start in Web Marketing. Submitting your web site in the following directories will assist your web marketing and improve rankings in search engines by utilising one of the most powerful web marketing techniques, reciprocal linking.
UGA media is the European publisher of internet guides, business portals, travel guides and reference cd-roms.
Searchable Web Directory for New Zealand and Australia
One of the most popular directories on the Internet.
This portal of Pipers web site includes mainly links to various sites in New Zealand. No matter what you want, or where it is in New Zealand you can probably find it here. The portal also includes a collection of links throughout the world on various subjects of interest.
Unlike other search engines, SearchSight.com gives YOU the power to determine how your web page will be listed and the phrases and keywords that your web page will be found under. SearchSight.com uses the title, description, and page text found on your web page as the title and description in your listing.
NZS.com — New Zealand Web directory and search engine.
Online advertising, web directory, free advertising - Web directory providing free and paid quality listings. Boost your business popularity, increase your site traffic. Just one click away from success.
Free Website Directory
Web Developers Directory where you can find a design company to build web site or do it yourself with web site templates. All categories of web design including local listings.
Zenbu is a collaboratively edited directory of businesses and places that helps you find anything, anywhere.
A 3 way Link Exchange program using ethical guide lines to exchange links...
Free submission to over 70 Search Engines including Bing and Google
New Zealand and Australia FREE Web Directory
Comprehensive national business directory. Highly recommended that you list with them
Are you a business owner? Take ownership of your free Business Profile and start to tell your customers about yourself. It's easy and totally free.
The worlds most popular search engine and the search engine of choice for ProDev.
NZPAGES - Your New Zealand Web Site Directory
The OurRegion clubs/associations and non-profits section provides listings and allows you to find more information on what businesses exist in Manawatu.
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
Good SEO can ensure more traffic to your website. Great SEO can generate more qualified traffic. Here are some excellent sites with good tools and information for improving SEO for your website.
Sponsorship or Charitable Trust
Professional Development Ltd are proud to support the following organisations with sponsorship of services so they may continue the good work and spread the word.
Manawatu Horowhenua & Tararua Diabetes Trust was established in 2000 with prime responsibility being introduction and management of the Free Annual "Get Checked" Review for all persons diagnosed with Diabetes.
Professional Development Ltd are proud to sponsor the Ozanam House website and hosting. Ozanam House was established to provide a home for cancer patients and their carer while in Palmerston North.
Unique in concept, Ozanam House has something in common with motels and hotels, but can best be compared with a residential club without staff. Housework and cooking as well as recreation, are often shared by mutual consent as guests come and go. This has led to a popular description of Ozanam House as "A home away from home".
If you are looking for an address, the following maps can help you find where or what you are looking for...