Great ideas can turn into a lot of money, but how often are good ideas forgotten? It can be hard to record an idea effectively and quickly the moment it hits. Wridea is an application intended to help users keep a hold on those good ideas. The application goes even further by providing users with ways to improve their ideas with outside input and more. Users can categorize their idea pages and share each individual page with a different group of friends, family or peers. Pages can also be made public or private. Ideas can be prioritized as well, using the color coded categorization system. Users can invite anyone to Wridea and sort users into groups that they can select individually to view specific ideas. Searches are also available for quick access to the user’s collection of ideas. Further interaction is encouraged through idea discussions and brainstorming sessions that can be hosted on Wridea.Show more screenshots »
Wridea was founded in May of 2006 by Mert Hurturk and Cem Hurturk. Based out of Istanbul, Turkey, the team currently consists of around five individuals, including Community Manager Nihan Ozbarut and Support Manager Aykut Er. The site is regularly visited by users interested in finding away to save and improve their good ideas.
Wridea’s focus is what makes it so interesting. Users can do many things with their ideas. Wridea puts the user in control with privacy settings and contact groups that allow the user to share an idea with a select collection of individuals. The site encourages idea saving as well as idea improvement, which could help nurture some great things in the future.
The Wridea website invites users with a dark blue background and white text that creates a very easy going atmosphere. The application is well organized and very easy to learn, which is important when recording ideas quickly before they are forgotten. Neat menus and hints of white and yellow help create a contrast that improves the user’s ability to easily navigate form one idea-related task to the next on Wridea.
A new user can become a Wridea member by clicking on the green “Sign Up Now” button along the right hand side of the homepage. Another “Sign Up” link can be found at the top right hand corner of the page. The stylish registration form is kept very short and simple, requiring only an email address, name, password and nickname. The process can take less than a minute and the user can get right to work adding ideas to their Wridea profile. Users should also be aware that Wridea does not currently support Internet Explorer browsers.
Wridea may offer many simple features, but they can be very effective. The best part is that they are available for free. There is no payment required for creating a Wridea account. Users can easily sign up and use Wridea without a subscription fee or other charges. All current features are available to those who register for a Wridea account.
Anyone who has ever had an idea could appreciate Wridea. The site helps users hold on to those good ideas. Users can also get the opinions and input of others using Wridea. The many options available make it even easier to get feedback from the right people at the right time as the user’s idea begins to evolve into something bigger.