Resources

Sean’s Recommended Sites

DuctTapeMarketing.com: When you marry the Power of the Duct Tape Marketing System with the Accountability of a an experience marketing consultant you have the key to unlock unlimited growth and profit in your business.

EMyth.com: Rediscover your passion and create the critical systems you need to get your business performance aligned with your personal goals.

EntrepreneuerOnFire.com: John Lee Dumas is the Founder and Host of EntrepreneurOnFire, a daily podcast that interviews todays most inspiring and successful Entrepreneurs.

SethGodin.com: Learn about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting, leadership and most of all, changing everything.

48Days.com: Foster the process of imagining, dreaming and introspection, help people find their calling and true path, and translate that into meaningful, purposeful and profitable daily work…all within 48 Days!

Advertising

Google Adwords: Advertise on Google; put your message in fromt of potential customers right when they’re searching for what you have to offer.

NextMark Mailing List Finder: Find those elusive “perfect” mailing lists for your direct marketing campaigns.

Business Planning

LivePlan.com: With expert advice, built-in help, online access, and more than 500 complete sample business plans, LivePlan makes it easy for you to create a professional plan that will impress any audience.

Content Development

CastingWords.com: Fast and easy online transcription service.

HubShout.com: Online marketing campaigns and SEO optimization.

InboundWriter.com: Content optimization application that blends art and science to reach and engage your audience.

SpeakerText.com: Video and podcast transcription for better SEO.

Customer Definition

Topo.ly: Mapping made simple. Build maps from Excel data.

aytm.com: Fast, beautiful, meaningful, sophisticated market research studies.

Customer Relationships

addresstwo.com: Organize your contacts, manage leads, follow-up, tasks and activities—with a simple, online CRM.

 Infusionsoft.com: CRM, e-commerce, social media and email marketing in a single, powerful system that automatically converts leads into new customers and grows sales.

nimble.com: With Nimble’s social CRM, easily manage all your contacts, communications, activities and sales in one single place.

Design and Graphics

crowdSPRING.com: The world’s number on marketplace for logos, graphic design and naming.

sxc.hu: Stock.XCHNG is the leading FREE stock photo site.

visual.ly: Infographics and data visualizations tell your story, drive traffic, and amplify your social media presence.

E-mail Management

Aweber.com: Create profitable customer relationships for your business. Marketing tools like professional email signup forms & autoresponder services make it easy for you to build your email list and stay in touch.

ConstantContact.com: Email marketing, social campaigns, online surveys and more.

VerticalResponse.com: A full suite of self-service marketing solutions for small businesses including email marketing, social media, online event marketing, postcard marketing and online surveys.

Leadership

JohnMaxwellTeam.com: Leadership lessons from one of the industry’s top names.

Legal & Protection

BizFilings.com: Streamlined online business filings and post-incorporation support.

legalzoom.com: One of the most popular online incorporation and trademark sites.

MyCorporation.com: Trademarks, copyrights, incorporation and LLC all on one easy site.

Search Engine Optimization

HubSpot.com: All-in-one marketing software for SEO, social media, blogging and lead management.

RavenTools.com: SEO research, link building, management, metrics, research and more.

SEObook.com: Personal SEO coaching and training online.

SEOmoz.org: SEO management, social media monitoring, actionable recommendations, and so much more in one easy-to-use platform.

Wordtracker.com: Find the best keywords for your business, attract more website traffic, create Google-friendly content and more.