We continually search the web for the latest information, tools, and advice for growing your business online. Below is a list of some resources we have found very useful and informative.
articles of interest
The Best Salesperson - Your Website Ramon Ray writes for Entrepreneur online: "If you think of your website as a salesperson, you'll begin to think of it as more than just a glorified brochure. You'll even want it to be better designed, since you probably want your sales reps to look good." Read more on his perspective by clicking the link above.
Online Advertising to Surpass Newspaper Ads by 2011 at searchenginewatch.com. The shift in advertising spending away from traditional media to online and digital media is global.
web sites of interest
sba.gov - The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.
allbusiness.com - helps entrepreneurs, small and growing businesses, consultants and business professionals save time and money by addressing real-world business questions and presenting practical solutions. Resources include how-to articles, business forms, contracts and agreements, expert advice, blogs, business news, business directory listings, a small business association and more.
wilsonweb.com - Dr. Ralph Wilson formed Wilson Internet Services at the very beginning of the commercial Internet in 1995 to help small to medium businesses and organizations learn how to use the Internet effectively.
pewinternet.org - The Pew Internet & American Life Project produces reports that explore the impact of the internet on families, communities, work and home, daily life, education, health care, and civic and political life. The Project aims to be an authoritative source on the evolution of the internet through collection of data and analysis of real-world developments as they affect the virtual world.