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Resources for Small Business Owners

Networking/Communities:

https://home.pepperlane.co/ Supportive Business Community for Moms

Shapr.net – “tinder style” networking – Free acct lets you swipe left or right on 15 potential matches per day.
https://www.alignable.com/ – Connecting with local business, Reach out to 10 businesses per month on free account.

Software/Services:

TextBlaze – chrome plugin replace shortcut with predefined text
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Appsumo.com – offers lifetime deals for services that are otherwise have monthly fee. I.e. wordpress theme packages with updates or social media post scheduling for $50 each. My referral link: https://appsumo.com/r/vmzrz6a/
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DIY Contact Management System Using Airtable (free account. Better that keeping info in google docs)

Linkedin
How to writer profile headline: https://www.linkedin-makeover.com/linkedin-headline-generator/
How to writing your profile: https://www.linkedin-makeover.com/linkedin-profile-samples/
How to increase engagement with your posts
Why Should you connect to strangers on linkedin
Linked in algorithm and tips on post timing and frequency (spoiler: random times are better)

Linkedin “X-Raying” (searching for linked in profiles via google to get better matches):
https://booleanstrings.com/2019/08/26/custom-search-engines-for-you/
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/complete-guide-x-raying-linkedin-sourcing-irina-shamaeva/

Social Media
how to post on different networks

NYC Small Business Services:
FastTrac – series of business classes: https://www1.nyc.gov/nycbusiness/article/fasttrac
Free Classes (content marketing, SEO, social media, websites etc): https://www.eventbrite.com/o/nyc-department-of-small-business-services-5423713077

Public Speaking
Networker’s Open Mic events https://www.eventbrite.com/o/connecting-meaningfully-20202176208

Free Online Courses
https://digitaldefynd.com/best-google-courses/
https://online-learning.harvard.edu/
https://www.coursera.org/
https://www.khanacademy.org/
https://www.classcentral.com/course/edx-microsoft-office-fundamentals-outlook-word-and-excel-9201
https://www.lynda.com/
https://apps.apple.com/us/app/simplye/id1046583900
https://www.servsafe.com/