Welcome to Ramon’s curated list of tools, service and vendors. To get on this list it is a service I’ve used and/or like. If it’s a consultant, I know them well and/or at least have interacted with them a bit.
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Web Site & App Building
Photography – get better looking headshots and more from Jason Gardner
App creation for your business – WizzApps
Social Content Marketing
GroSocial – Edit your Twitter page, add marketing communication features to your Facebook page.
Emphatic.co – Awesome serivce to help you create GOOD custom social content
Digital Marketing Consultants
Adrian Miller (sales trainer , word smith)
Ajax Union (SEO)
Beth Silver, Doubet Consulting (marketing and PR specialty)
Carmen Sognonvi (local marketing)
Elizabeth Quintanilla (digital ninja)
Jean Tang, MarketSmiths (copywriters)
Michael Katz (Blue Penguin Development) (email marketing genius, and more)
Petia Bradshaw (Constant Contact guru)
Toni Harris (speaking platforms)
Vik Rajan, phoneBlogge.net – (outsourced blogging)
CRM – Sales and Marketing Software
Infusionsoft (my employer) – the ONLY all in on software for small businesses to boost sales and marketing – email marketing, ecommerce, lead scoring, analytics, nurture campaigns, referral programs, and more.
BatchBook – Simple to use contact management and communication
Mailchimp -One of most feature rich email marketing services with deep integration into other online services.
Constant Contact – One of the best overall email marketing services around
Cash Management and Accounting
Other Tech Tools and Services
Asana – task management
Zoom.us – deliciously easy way to do video conferencing
Brightcove – Great service to host professional videos
Carbonite – online backup
DropBox – easy file sharing and synchronization between computers and teams
Eventbrite – Easy way to manage events. I’ve used them for years and love it.
Google Apps – email, calendar, documents and more for businesses
Trackvia – one of the best online databases; awesome support and easy to use once you get how it works
Beats Headphones are awesome for road warriors who take calls with noise around them
Web Sites for Small Biz Information
Blue Penguin Development Group – Michael Katz’s email newsletter and podcast is a short burst of RICH information about email newsletter creation.
ClickZ.com – A great place for all things about the world of online business
The Small Business Web – group of online services committed to enabling their customers to share data