The Hot List - The Small Biz Whisperer’s Favorite Business Resources
October 26, 2017
From time to time people ask me what are my favorite productivity tools, books and podcasts. Below is my "Hot List" of resources that I swear by and recommend. Why not check them out?:
Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read:
E-Myth Revisited by Michael Gerber -- If you are thinking that you can be great a running your own business with just your skills to help - think again. This book offers the practitioner entrepreneur insights into operating a business and not just working in it. Pick it up - click here
The Go Giver by Bob Burg and John David Mann- Nearly a decade since its original publication, the term “go-giver” has become shorthand for a defining set of values embraced by hundreds of thousands of people around the world. Today this timeless story continues to help its readers find fulfillment and greater success in business, in their personal lives and in their communities. I am huge fan of Bob Burg this is a a great read. Pick it up - click here
Guerilla Marketing: Easy and Inexpensive Strategies for Making Big Profits from Your Small Business by Jay Conrad Levinson - This book provides tried and true marketing strategies anyone can and should execute. They are clever and can give you a competitive edge. If marketing is not your cup of tea then what are you waiting for? Get the information you need now. Pick it up on Amazon http://amzn.to/2xV5yW0
The 4 Hour Work Week by Tim Ferriss - If you want to get out of the rat race of working for someone else to live the life you want - READ THIS BOOK - Pick it up on Amazon http://amzn.to/2xVg2o7
The Daily Drucker - I am a huge fan of the insights of the leadership and management guru - Peter Drucker. If you plan to have employees of any kind this book of daily insights culled from Druckers body of work through out his career are quick reads to get you thinking like a CEO. Buy it on Amazon - http://amzn.to/2wKxkzs
Podcasts I Love
The Buyer's Mind Hosted by Jeff Shore
The Go-Giver Podcast - Hosted by Bob Burg
Revisionist History - Hosted by Malcolm Gladwell
Fierce Entrepreneur - Hosted By Cindy Rodriguez - Link
The Entrepreneur's Ways- Hosted by Neil Ball - Link
Productivity Tools that Will Have You Hooked
Social Quant - Gain real legitimate followers that you want to engage with. Click here to sign up for a FREE 14 Day trial. You will love the new followers you gain plus the founder Mike Kawula of Social Quant is from New Jersey like me. Listen to my interview with Mike here: http://www.momentmasters.com/e/michael-kawula-social-quant/
PromoRepublic- If you are not graphic savvy but need relevant and easy visual content for your social media profiles or website this is the tool for you. They curate content for you based on pop culture trends every day. It is the best tool I have used in the last few years for social media productivity. Click here to get started for FREE with my special listener offer page.
MileIQ- So if you hate tracking your mileage like I do - this app is for you! Download the app and it automatically tracks EVERY mile you drive - you categorize each drive as either personal or business - the tool sends you a monthly report. Voila you now have automated your mileage expense reporting.
Free 40 drive trial and then 20% off at this link - https://www.mileiq.com/invite/QSINL YOU WILL BE HOOKED after the free 40 drives - I couldn't live without it after the free trial I signed up immediately. FYI you can get 40 drives free each month but I am telling you that wont be enough.
Benchmark Email- I have been using this email marketing tool for years and it keeps getting better. They offer a free for life plan for up to 2000 subscribers. They have enhanced the capabilities of this tool tremendously and they have great user support! Definitely sign up at this link
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