Weekly Link Roundup
Each week, I collect the 10 best posts that I’ve read and share them with you here.
These posts focus on small business solutions or resources online (or both!).
3 New Ways to Market Your Blog: A few creative ideas for attracting attention online.
51 Free Resources For Small Businesses: A handy list of online sites and tools which you can use for free to manage and market your business.
13 Crowdfunding Websites to Fund Your Business: If you’re looking to raise money to fund your business, here are some great sites where you can do just that.
7 Twitter Tools To Get More Engagement: Very interesting set of tools. I’m currently playing with InboxQ and can’t wait to try some of the others.
The Social Media Map: A powerful guide to the social media landscape, this map lists networks, sites and tools by purpose. You can download a functional version (with active links) at http://www.ovrdrv.com/social-media-map/
A Look at Pay-Per-Click Tools for Small Businesses: Pay-per-click marketing can be confusing – these tools and services are aimed at helping you makes sense of it and use it effectively.
3 Mobile Apps Poised to Change the Consumer/Brand Relationship: These community-building apps can help propel your brand to stardom.
Some handy Facebook advice from Social Media Examiner:
How to Use Facebook Places and Facebook Deals for Local Business: Step-by-step details on harnessing Facebook to bring folks in your door.
6 Daily Habits for Facebook Marketing Success: Actionable steps to use to make Facebook work for your business.
How to Combine QR Codes With the Power of Facebook: I’m a big fan of QR codes (see here and here and here) and this is just one more way to make they work for you.