Monthly Archives: July 2016
Sprout Social helps you grow your social media presence by allowing you to publish across social media networks and track engagement metrics. You can do this as an individual or as a team. You can easily assign tasks, manage users, with flexible account and group structures. There is a free trial (no...
Great source for a quick and simple project.
Taking a look at Campaigners offerings I found them to be a pretty standard email marketing application. The flow of the backend is laid out nicely and is simple to navigate. The reporting system as well is adequate and will give you the statistics you will need to see the...
Web Hosting Hub, or HUB as it is known, has been around since 2010 and is a US based company with offices in Virginia and data centers on the east and west coasts. Their offerings are fairly standard with multi-year contracts bringing the price to as low as $4.99/mo (with 36...
AuthorHouse, an Author Solutions brand and book publishing company, is a leading provider of self publishing and book marketing services for authors around the globe.
Try a free 30-day trial to start optimizing your website for increased conversion rate and sales.
eClincher is a single platform, which allows businesses to efficiently manage and track social media accounts with actionable analytics.
Contently helps brands do great content marketing at scale—with smart technology, content strategy expertise, and a network of 50000 freelance creatives.
Edgar is a social media autoresponder as one blogger put it. Edgar has all the posting, scheduling, monitoring features that most systems have.
Xlibris is another DIY Self Publishing service that caters to authors who have a completed manuscript. Pricing for printed books start at $749 and include 8 cover templates, 5 interior templates, one free author copy, ebook "availability", and 25 corrections. The top package is the Platinum and includes custom everything -...
Great Domain Name search with lots of TDLs and moderate priced hosting.
ReadyTalk service is a tailored professional business class webinar experience
GoToWebinar's easy-to-use features simplify your Internet conference experience and allow you to professionally engage and support your team globally.
Gigbucks allows you to buy & sell services from $5 to $50 bucks!
Get the logo that you really want by choosing from 50-200+ custom designs, instead of settling on a design from a handful of options that a traditional design firm provides.
Jimdo has been around since 2007 but it is a fairly well kept secret to most. Jimdo is a very elegant web design tool that will give you amazing flexibility in designing and editing your website. Although Jimdo has only 15 templates, each is a great starting point for your blog,...
Drip offers you email automation with pre-built workflow blueprints.
Weebly is a solid choice for small or large sites and has a great reputation.
Adobe Connect review | An enterprise class solution for big businesses who do a lot of online meetingsPerry Lawrence
Adobe Connect powers complete web conferencing solutions for webinar, online meeting, mobile elearning, video conferencing and virtual classroom use ...
99 Designs concept of creating your project into a contest is brilliant; allowing you to meet with many designs to find your perfect style. Definitely one of the leaders in crowd sourced design.
Mad Mimi is the easiest way to create, send, share and track email newsletters online.
Veoh is a media service allowing users to find and watch major studio content, independent productions and user-generated content with a social twist.
What is Livestream (formally Streaming media) ? A place to broadcast live events and a place to watch live events.
Freelancer.com is one of the worlds largest freelancing, outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace for small businesses.
Upwork is an online workplace, where businesses hire, manage, and pay an on-demand workforce of talented professionals.
They help businesses hire and manage talented freelancers to get things done. Businesses can use the Elance website to post jobs, search for contractors, and solicit proposals. They can also evaluate the contractors applying for the job by reviewing qualifications, work history, ratings, portfolios, and skill test scores.
Bookbaby review | a slick service that let’s you calculate your costs up from and without signing upPerry Lawrence
Based in Portland, Oregon, BookBaby is a small team of authors, bloggers, programmers, and dreamers. They're dedicated to helping authors make the journey from composition to publication.
Join.me is an online meeting and conferencing tool connecting people on multiple devices in multiple locationsRev|To Contributor
Free screen sharing, online meetings and team collaboration are all fast and easy at join.me - no registration required.
Hostgator offers shared, reseller, VPS and dedicated server packages for both beginners and professionals alike.
Infinity Publishing’s industry leading, author-originated book publishing model puts authors in control of the publishing process to carry out their vision for their print, eBook or audiobook.
Click Webinar provides a simple platform to fit your small to mid-size needs. Just the basics, but sometimes that's enough.
FastPencil enables writers to create their books online, share their work with a trusted network of friends and professionals, and publish books on demand either as hardcover, paperback, Kindle or e-books instantly.
Publish your book to Kindle is easily with this step by step tool.
48 Hour Books serves the professional publishing and self-publishing community“ We print books in 48 hours.”
Join.Me review | An inexpensive screen sharing platform that allows you to share your screen with up to 250 peoplePerry Lawrence
Join.Me is an inexpensive screen sharing platform that allows you to share your screen with up to 250 people and also works very well in ...
Mydomain.com is one of the largest domain registration companies in the US.
TokBox is a webinar service that is built on the WebRTC. The WebRTC initiative is a project supported by Google, Mozilla and Opera, amongst others. WebRTC is a free, open project that provides browsers and mobile applications with Real-Time Communications (RTC) capabilities via simple APIs. THE GOOD / THE BAD / Ability...
Web.com is heavily into marketing to the small business user who has little to no experience in web, SEO or marketing. Web.com will build you an eCommerce site and include marketing, SEO and a toll free phone number, all for $179/mo. They also want to be your one stop shop and...
Buffer is a free content distribution tool that allows you to schedule content across a variety of social media platforms. Have you found a great article that you want to share with your audience? Paste the link into Buffer (of post directly from Flipboard, your browser with the Buffer button) and...
Email Automation for small business that's easy to set up.
Hootsuite is a social relationship platform for businesses and organizations that allows you to create and deploy across social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+ Pages from one secure, web-based dashboard.
Jigsy.com is another site that allows new users to quickly build a professional level web page with minimal effort. Jigsy has hundreds or templates to choose from and each is responsive - meaning that they will look good on mobile devices. You can even build your own templates as...
CreateSpace offers a wide range of services and distribution options CreateSpace is a division of Amazon.
Source Fabric’s Booktype review | simple, open source platform that lets anyone write, edit and publishRev|To Contributor
Source Fabrics Booktype makes it easier for people and organizations to collate, organize, edit and publish books.
Booktango is the latest e-book publishing innovation from Author Solutions — the world leader in indie book publishing. They’ve already helped more than 140,000 authors self-publish, promote, and bring to market more than 170,000 new titles.
iUniverse is a self publishing company that makes it possible for writers to achieve the dream of becoming a published author. With leadership that brings expertise in publishing, sales and marketing and technology.
Simple to use with limited options.
Easy to use interface with 10,000 templates to choose from. Free plans available.
GoDaddy is the top seller of domain names. With over 100 TLDs available and easy to use name search functionality, not to mention some great Super Bowl ads, GoDaddy is considered the leader in domain names. That said, they have expanded their footprint into hosting, email and web services quite successfully. GoDaddy's website...
FreeConferencePro.com is a free to use site that makes their money from agreements with their partnering telcos. The numbers are not toll free so if your participants do not have free long distance, chances are they will pay for the call. But... today most of us have free LD calling that's...
Socialbakers offers three product lines; analytics, builder and executive dashboard. Socialbakers Analytics provides stats and tools for social media analytics and management. The sweet spot for Socialbakers is their analysis as to how your company is performing in the competitive landscape. By listening to conversations going on across multiple platforms, Socialbakers can...
We're not sure what's going on over at Socialoomph. At one time they were a leader in the social media sharing space. However it appears as if they aren't trying very hard to keep up with the changing times. The interface is right out of the late 90's. While Socialoomph does...
There is a lot to like with Onlywire. The free account offers posting to Facebook profile page, twitter, G+ and LinkedIn. To post to the other 46 platforms (including Facebook Pages and Groups) you need to upgrade your account. Monthly billing is $9.99/mo and annual is $59.99 (50% discount). This is a...
ManageFlitter provides a set of tools that allows Twitter users to effectively gain insight into their Twitter account.
Your login credentials work across all Google apps and Blogger is no different.
Medium is a community of readers and writers offering unique perspectives on ideas large and small.
Xulon Press, a subsidiary of Salem Communications, is the world's largest Christian self publishing company of print-on-demand Christian books. For one low price, they can publish, distribute, and market your book for you.
Ning is the world’s largest SaaS platform for creating social websites. Top organizers, marketers, influencers, and activists use Ning to create an online destination that weaves social conversations in content and inspire action.
A SOLID performer and deserves a look for anyone wanting to get online quickly.
LiveJournal is a community media platform. Each journal entry has its own web page, which includes the comments left by other users.
Blogher is a blog and online community for women. The company's mission to create opportunities for women who blog to pursue exposure, education, community and economic empowerment.
EDUblogs lets you create & manage student & teacher blogs, quickly customized designs.
HubPages is an open community of passionate people—writers, explorers, knowledge seekers, conversation starters. Interacting and informing. Sharing words, pictures and videos.
OurStory review | Create timelines, with text, photos, and other media to capture your memories and share themRev|To Contributor
OurStory goes beyond blogging to permanently capture life's stories in words and photos. Publish or share the stories privately with family and friends.
It starts with easy publishing. Publish quickly and easily from your computer, mobile or even via email. If you can type you can blog with Typepad!
Outskirts Press allows you to publish your book and sell high-quality paperbacks, full-color books, hardbacks, and e-books.
The original video distribution site - in need of a makeover.
Squarespace is a web publishing (blogging,content management) company.
The website platform that will allow you to do just about anything online.