Examiner.com is known for being the insider source for everything local. Small business owners that are very skilled and talented at what they do should have their own column on Examiner.com. I have 11 excellent reasons why (with evidence) check them out here. If you are ready to be perceived as the expert in your local area and/or nationally click here to begin writing for Examiner.com today!
Future Simple is a CRM company that provides Base, a great way for small business owners to easily track sales and manage contacts. The best part about it — it’s FREE! Sign up today and take full control of your sales pipeline click here.
Biz Sugar is a small business resource site that provides small business bloggers to share small business news and tips. Small Biz Diamonds blog posts are often submitted to Biz Sugar. This is an excellent site to increase visibility and network with like-minded bloggers in the small business community.
Zazzle.com is a great place to order customized business cards, t-shirts, tote bags, stationary, promotional items, and more!
Amazon.com has save my life and my business on more than one occasion. There are merchants there with everything that you can think of!
I’m a huge fan of Wix.com they provide great websites to easily build on your own for free or a low cost to host your own domain. I used them to create one of my business websites, www.small-biz-writer.com. Also see my post title: 11 Reasons Why NOW is the Best Time to Stop Procrastinating and Start Your Own Business for more review on my experience with Wix.com.
While hunting for a credit card processor (and info for an article) I found CardFellow.com’s blog that has a vast amount of information for small business owners to truly understand the credit card processing industry. Before you make a final decision on your process take 20 - 30 minutes to really learn about the industry and how you can get the best and lowest rates for your small business, read Ben Dwyer’s (the CEO and founder of CardFellow.com) Credit Card Processing Exposed Guide. Ben was also gracious enough to write a post here on Small Biz Diamonds titled, What to Know About Credit Card Processing: 5 Tips for Getting the Lowest Prices. Ben’s article points out the questions you SHOULD be asking your credit card processor.