Helpful Websites for Small Businesses

There are many more quality websites than those listed here. These are sites that I have found useful and come highly recommended by many sharp people with extensive Internet experience. The Internet world is a fast changing one and my plan is to regularly update this list. I welcome new ones and any critiques of those on this list. I hope you find some that are useful for you

 

Search Engines

Domain Name & Web Hosting

Creating A Website

google.com
yahoo.com
bing.com
godaddy.com
1and1.com
icondesignfl.com                                   4creatingawebsite.com

Analytics

Website Rankings

Web Site Research

google.com/analytics (free)
seomoz.org (free/ fee)
alexa.com (free) compete.com
keywordspy.com
Siteexplorer.search.yahoo.com 

Research-Sites

PR Sites

Article Marketing Sites

Compete.com
Keywordspy.com
newswiretoday.com
i-newswire.com
prweb.com
ezinearticles.com
articlesbase.com
isnare.com
evancarmichael.com

Blogs (free)

Barter

Business Plans (free)

wordpress.com
blogger.com
IRTA.com bplans.com

E-Mail Marketing

Social Networking

Small Business Help

constantcontact.com
aweber.com
facebook.com
linkedin.com 

twitter.com
Youtube.com
myspace.com
sbdcnet.org/category/bob-reissscore.org
enterpreneur.com
Inc.com 
asbdc-us.org sbdcnet.org (to find out nearest SBDC center)

Sales Reps

Customer Traffic Builder

Business Incubators

rephunter.net (Matches Sales Reps with Manufacturers )manaonline.org Manufacturers’ Agents National Associationbootstrapping101.com/guide free 22 page E Guide on the Sales Rep – Manufacturer Relationship for Mutual Gain Groupon.com (cash free way to generate traffic [customers] to your business)livingsocial.com NBIA.org (to find closest one to you)


Shopping Carts

Franchising

Factors

1shoppingcart.com
clickbank.com
paypal.com
infusionsoft.com
franchise.org (Assn.)
entrepreneur.com
factoring.org (Assn. can match you with appropriate factor.)

Sale of Digital Products

Exporting Sales

Creating Domain and Product Names

clickbank.com (offer your wares to affiliates & perform all functions) export.gov lingzini.com/index.php

Self-Publishing

Fundraising

Personalized Newspaper-Front Page

Lightningsource.com(printer)
Createspace.com (printer)
NovelRank.com (measures your Amazon Sales Rank & Sales-free)
ssg@bookpublishing.com (publicity)
gettingtogiving-fundraising.com yourownfrontpage.com

Recreation

Licensing

Bootstrapping

cruisecompete.com  Licensing.org (International Licensing Association) bootstrapping101.com    Bob Reiss book on Tips to Build Your Business with Limited Cash and Free Outside Help
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