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THE RESOURCE PAGE

  • November 5, 2016

This is a resource page with the intent to give you some nuggets of quick and valuable information that you can use, share and link to. A place to rely on in case you need to remind yourself of something important regarding the fields of Marketing and Business, and also this very awesome brand. Naturally, this resource page will be constantly updated and/or corrected to prevent any misleading information and to maintain a good, reliable list to all.

A good part of what is here, I personally use and visit on a daily basis.
Therefore, enjoy.

THE RESOURCE LIST
Find below what you need that may help you in your own entrepreneurial ride. You’re free to explore all resources, use them, share them and recommend anything else related to this section through the contact form.

Have fun :)


THE MAIN RESOURCES
Books And Blogs

RECOMMENDED — TOP BOOKS
Marketing Book Gallery – Recommended Books (Marketing)
Entrepreneurship Book Gallery – Recommended Books (Entrepreneurship)

RECOMMENDED — TOP BLOGS & WEBSITES
#1. Forbes – Forbes (Social Media)
#2. Forbes – Forbes (Technology)
#3. Adweek – Adweek (Social Media)
#4. Advertising Age – Adage (Marketing and Advertising)
#5. Search Engine Land – Search Engine Land (Marketing)
#6. MIT Technology Review – MIT Business News (Entrepreneurship/Business)
#7. MIT Technology Review – MIT Robotics News (Technology/Entrepreneurship)
#8. Entrepreneur – Entrepreneur (Online Business)
#9. Entrepreneur – Entrepreneur (Sales/Marketing)
#10. Inc.com – Inc (Business)
#11. Inc.com – Inc (Startup)
#12. Inc.com – Inc (Innovation)
#13. Wired – Wired (Business)
#14. Harvard Business Review – Business
#15. BackLinko – Marketing and SEO
#16. Problogger – Blogging
#17. ConversionXL – Conversion Optimization
#18. Copyblogger – Writing/Copywriting/Blogging
#19. Kissmetrics – Marketing and Analytics
#20. Adespresso – Facebook Ads
#21. Neil Patel – Digital Marketing
#22. Quicksprout – Digital Marketing
#23. Moz – SEO
#24. Influence & Co – Marketing/SEO/Blogging
#25. Impact – Digital Marketing
#26. B2B Marketing – Marketing and Professional Development
#27. Brian Solis – Marketing/Business/Technology
#28. Roger Dooley – Neuromarketing

RECOMMENDED — THE OFFICIAL BLOGS
#1. Twitter – Twitter
#2. Youtube – Youtube
#3. Instagram – Instagram
#4. Snapchat – Snapchat
#5. Facebook News – Facebook Business News
#6. Microsoft Bing – Microsoft Bing
#7. Google Analytics – Google Analytics
#8. Google Adwords – Google Adwords
#9. Google Webmasters – Google Webmaster
#10. Whats App – Whats App
#11. Shopify – Shopify
#12. Slack HQ – Slack HQ


THE MAIN RESOURCES
Organizations And Conferences

RECOMMENDED — TOP ORGANIZATIONS
#1. Toastmasters – Toastmasters (Professional Public Speaking) *Member

RECOMMENDED — TOP MARKETING CONFERENCES
#1. B2B Marketing Exchange – The Place to be for B2B
#2. iMedia Connection – Be connected with iMedia
#3. High Five Conference – The place for Marketers and Brands
#4. The CMO Club Spring Innovation and Inspiration – Marketing and Leadership Community
#5. Ad Age Digital Conference – Advertising and Marketing Industry Events
#6. Marketing United – Marketing Conference for Modern Marketers
#7. Gartner Digital Marketing Conference – Digital Marketing Conference
#8. Content Marketing Conference – Content Marketing Conference
#9. ITSMA Marketing Leadership Forum – Marketing Leadership Forum
#10. PRSA – Public Relations and Corporate Communications Conferences
#11. PR News – PR News Digital PR & Marketing Conference
#12. MobileBeat – Marketing, Mobile and Innovation
#13. Content Marketing World – Top Marketing Event/Conference
#14. The Ascendant Gatherings – Exclusive professional network for Senior Marketers
#15. MozCon – A Different Digital Marketing Conference
#16. Brand ManageCamp – Brand ManageCamp Marketing Conferences
#17. Digital Marketing Innovation – Business and Marketing Innovation Conferences
#18. Innovate! and Celebrate Conference – Celebrating Innovation and Entrepreneurship
#19. Percolate Transition Conference – Bringing Together The Brightest minds in Marketing
#20. Inbound – Marketing and Sales Event
#21. Ad:tech – Marketing and Media Technology Media Conference


THE MAIN RESOURCES
Communities

RECOMMENDED — TOP SLACK COMMUNITIES
Slack Community InboundMarketing [+1250 members]
Slack Community BufferMarketing [+2000 members]
Slack Community SmallBizBusiness [+65 members]
Slack Community DesignerHangoutUX/Design [+3950 members]
Slack Community TeamSketchUX/Design [+1470 members]
Slack Community CraftCMSMarketing/Tech/Design [+4000 members]
Slack Community TechLondonMarketing/Tech/Entrepreneurship [+1000 members] (£1 fee)
Slack Community CreativeTribesMarketing/Startups/Creativity [+1000 members] ($25 fee)
Slack Community NomadsWordPress/Blogging/Freelance [+3215 members] ($50 fee)
Slack Community WorkFromAnywhereFreelancing/Business [+3500 members] ($50 fee)
Slack Community StartupStartups/Entrepreneurship [+2670 members] ($30 fee)
Slack Community ReactifluxComputer Programming [+3000 members]
Slack Community EmberJSComputer Programming (JS) [+9020 members]
Slack Community FedsComputer Programming (Front End) [+2000 members]
Slack Community iOS DevelopersComputer Programming (iOS) [+13000 members]
Slack Community SlashRocketComputer Programming [+3050 members]
Slack Community DevOpsChatComputer Programming [+5230 members]
Slack Community MoltinComputer Programming [+1000 members]
Slack Community AnythingsInternet of Things (IoT) [+20 members]
Slack Community IoT GeeksInternet of Things (IoT) [+1890 members]
Slack Community TechMastersBusiness/Technology [+2280 members]
Slack Community GophersArticles and Tutorials [+14480 members]
Slack Community FreelanceHangoutFreelacing [+500 members]
Slack Community FreelanceChatFreelancing [+500 members]
Slack Community DominoFreelancing [+1000 members]
Slack Community HackerXHacking [+500 members]

[THE OFFICIAL SLACK LISTING]
Slack Directory SlackInfoEvery Slack Group
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[OTHER LISTINGS]
Slack Directory SlofileListings of Slack Groups Worldwide
Slack Directory Chit ChatListings of Slack Groups Worldwide
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THE MAIN RESOURCES
Articles And Guides

RECOMMENDED — TOP ARTICLES (MARKETING)
#1. The Hardcore Era of Artificial Intelligence And Its Unfair Advantage in Business & Marketing
#2. The Psychological Hooks of Colors in Marketing That Cages Everyone Mentally
#3. The Invasive Mind Control Marketing Big Brands Are Using To Dominate The Market
#4. How To Attack These 5 Human Senses To Make People Buy Like There’s No Tomorrow
#5. The Powers of Influence That Force Humans To Instinctively Connect And Buy More
#6. Using The 8 Human Motivations To Make Your Copy Sell 94% of Time
#7. The Ultimate Social Networks for Business Marketing (PART 1)
#8. The Ultimate Social Networks for Business Marketing (PART 2)

RECOMMENDED — TOP ARTICLES (ENTREPRENEURSHIP)
#1. Google Alerts: How To Keep Up With The Crazy Shape-Shifting Market
#2. Price Raise – Why Don’t You Charge More Money?
#3. The Creative Ideas That You Should Borrow From These Awesome Unicorn Companies
#4. The Global Economic Meltdown – Why You Must Become An Entrepreneur Right Now
#5. The 4 Areas Every Entrepreneur Must Dominate To Kick Everybody’s Ass In Business
#6. The Expert Pricing Techniques That Few Entrepreneurs and Companies Have Guts to Use

RECOMMENDED — TOP ARTICLES (COACHING)
#1. The Expert Principle
#2. The Faith Principle
#3. The No Mediocrity Principle
#4. The Rock Hard Mindset To Deal With Adversity And Change Your Reality
#5. The Mental Principle of Winners: The Reason Why Our Reality Is 100% Subjective
#6. The Fast Learning Techniques The World’s Greatest Geniuses Use To Learn Faster


THE MAIN RESOURCES
Guest Blogging Opportunities

RECOMMENDED — TOP GUEST BLOGGING WEBSITES
#1. Inc.comContacts and Guest Post
#2. The GuardianOpinion Pitch Guidelines
#3. WiredHere’s How to Submit to Wired Opinion
#4 The New York TimesHow to Submit an Op-Ed Article
#5. Huffington PostBecome a Huffington Post Contributor
#6. Business InsiderHow To Contribute to Business Insider
#7. EntrepreneurHow to become an Entrepreneur Contributor
#8. Fast CompanyHow To Submit Contributed Stories to Fast Company
#9. ForbesSubmitting an Article to Forbes Opinion OR How to Submit a Guest Post
#10. Harvard Business ReviewContributor Guidelines for Harvard Business Review Authors


THE MAIN RESOURCES
Apps And Tools

RECOMMENDED — TOP APPS
#1. Feedly – RSS News aggregator application for browsers and mobile
#2. Sleep Cycle – Improve quality of life by waking you up exactly when a sleep cycle ends
#3. Rev – Record audios and turn them into transcripts automatically
#4. Prisma – Turn Pictures into Pieces of Art with A.I.
#5. Trello – Professional Project Management
#6. Bitly – Create very small links from your links

RECOMMENDED — TOP TOOLS (WORKSPACE)
#1. Slack – Professional Messaging Online Workspace
#2. Microsoft’s Teams – Professional Messaging Online Workspace

RECOMMENDED — TOP TOOLS (SEO)
#1. Majestic – Explore Website backlinks
#2. OpenSiteExplorer – Explore Website backlinks
#3. OpenLinkProfiler – Explore Website backlinks
#4. Buzzsumo – Analyze what content performs best for any topic or competitor
#5. SpyFu – Keyword Research/Backlinks/Find Outreach Links
#6. UberSuggest – Keyword Research
#7. SimilarWeb – Market Share Stats/Traffic Ranking
#8. LinkProspector – Find Great Backlink Opportunities
#9. Ontolo – Prospecting tools for Link Building
#10. Infographic Journal – Submit Infographics for Link Building
#11. BrokenLinkChecker – Find Broken Links
#12. CognitiveSEO – Content/SEO Powerful Analysis
#13. AuthorityLabs – Daily Rank Checking
#14. Gauges – Real Time Website Traffic Analytics
#15. MarketMuse – Keyword Content/SEO Optimization
#16. SEOSiteCheckup – SEO Technical Audit
#17. Found – SEO Technical Audit
#18. Varvy – SEO Technical Audit
#19. SEOBOOK – Robots-TXT Generator
#20. SEMRush – SEO Domain Overview Report

RECOMMENDED — TOP TOOLS (SOCIAL NETWORK)
#1. Hootsuite – Manage ALL Social Media Accounts in ONE Place
#2. Buffer – Schedule Social Media Posts
#3. CrowdFire – Smart Schedule Social Media Posts
#4. FollowerWonk – Twitter User Powerful Analysis
#5. Klear – Find Influencers on Social Media and Blogs
#6. AuthoritySpy – Find Hundreds of Influencers in seconds
#7. Buzzstream – Research Influencer information
#8. GroupHigh – Research Blog Influencers
#9. Hashtagify – Find Top Influencers + Real-time Hashtagged posts

RECOMMENDED — TOP TOOLS (CONTENT ANALYSIS)
#1. BloomBerry – Find Questions about a Subject/Topic
#2. Buzzsummo – Find out what is being shared on The Web about a Subject/Topic

RECOMMENDED — TOP TOOLS (CONTENT GENERATION)
#1. ImportIO – Extract Web Data for Machine Learning
#2. Hunter – Extract/Research Emails from Websites or The Web

RECOMMENDED — TOP TOOLS (CONTENT PROMOTION)
#1. Outbrain – Content Distribution Platform
#2. Taboola – Content Distribution Platform
#3. Nativo – Automated Native Advertising Distribution
#4. Sniply – Add a Branded Call-to-Action to Every 3rd Party Content You share
#5. AllTop – Blog Aggregator
#6. Blogarama – Blog Aggregator
#7. Regator – Blog Aggregator

RECOMMENDED — TOP IMAGE & PHOTOSTOCK SITES
#1. Stock Snap – Beautiful and Free Stock Photos (CREATIVE COMMONS LICENSE)
#2. Pexels – Amazing and Free Stock Photos (CREATIVE COMMONS LICENSE)
#3. Freepik – Awesome Free and Paid Icons, Photos, and Vectors
#4. Flaticon – Free Vector icons – SVG, PSD, PNG, EPS & Icon Font
#5. Iconfinder – Free and Premium icons (over 1.275,000)


THE MAIN RESOURCES
ChatBot Services

RECOMMENDED — TOP CHATBOT SERVICES
#1. API.AIConversational User Experience Platform
#2. BotsifyCreate a Chatbot without coding
#3. ChatFuelCreate a AI Chatbot without coding
#4. ChattypeopleMessenger Bot for Facebook Commerce
#5. Flow XOBot Platform for business
#6. Beep BoopDeveloper Bot Platform for Slack Integrations


THE MAIN RESOURCES
Reliable Expert Sources for Linking/Research

RECOMMENDED — TOP RELIABLE EXPERT SOURCES
#1. NIELSENArticles & Resources about UX (Evidence-based UX Research)
#2. SCIENCE MAGAZINEArticles & Resources about Science
#3. SCIENTIFIC AMERICANArticles & Resources about Science
#4. STATISTAResearch about Marketing/Technology/Marketplace
#5. OFCOMMarket Reports about Data/Communications
#6. COMSCOREMarket Reports about Digital Media/Advertising/Mobile/TV/Video
#7. E-MARKETERData Research about Digital Marketing
#8. MARKETING CHARTSKey statistics about Marketing
#9. MARKETING PROFSKey statistics about Marketing
#10. PLAGIARISM TODAYArticles & Resources about Plagiarism
#12. PSYCHOLOGY TODAYArticles & Resources about Human Psychology and Behavior
#13. PEW RESEARCH CENTERExpert Reports about Internet/Science/Tech
#14. UX MYTHSExpert Research about User Experience (UX)
#15. FACEBOOK A.I.Research at Facebook (A.I. Publications)
#16. Federal Trade Commission (FTC)CAN-SPAM Act: A Compliance Guide for Business
#17. Science DailyScience News and Articles
#18. United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)Patents and Trademarks(US)
#19. United Kingdom Intellectual Property OfficePatents/Trademark/Copyright
#20. Proceedings of The National Academy of SciencesExpert Research (Neuroscience)


THE MAIN RESOURCES
Companies to Buy Customer Data

RECOMMENDED — TOP COMPANIES (BUY CUSTOMER DATA)
#1. EQUIFAXBuy Credit Card Consumer Data
#2. EXPERIANBuy Credit Card Reports
#3. TRANSUNIONBuy Credit Card Reports
#4. ACXIOMBuy Products & Sales Data
#5. IRIBuy Products & Sales Data
#6. FICOBuy Consumer Data
#7. TOWERDATABuy Consumer Emails
#8. KRISTALYTICSBuy Email Lists
#9. HOOVERSBuy Email Lists
#10. NEXTMARKBuy Email Lists
#11. NIELSENBuy TV, Internet and Radio Data
#12. GNIPBuy Social Data
#13. DATASIFTBuy Social Data