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Five Crowdsourcing Sites that Give Small Businesses Quality Designs on a Budget
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Five Crowdsourcing Sites that Give Small Businesses Quality Designs on a Budget

The recession had a strong impact on how small business spend money on online marketing and advertising, and pretty much on everything else that has anything to do with online visibility. Many businesses resort to DIY tools in an attempt to save money. For some the strategy works (particularly for those with some skill), but many others fail lamentably. Micromanaging is never a lucrative solution: it’s time consuming, unrewarding, and it burns up resources that could be used effectively somewhere else. There are alternatives to DIY that don’t break the bank, and, in the end, have significant benefits. Crowdsourcing is one of them.

Social Productivity Tools for the Social Entrepreneur
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Social Productivity Tools for the Social Entrepreneur

Effective time management is one of my daily pursuits as the more I get involved in, the more important optimizing my time online allows me to do more things in less time.
There are tools that are useful to both the entrepreneur, as well as to a team you may may need to establish for a large campaign.
What social productivity tools are most effective? What tools can an online business use to promote and market their product or service in a positive, viral manner?
Although there are several tools that can be used in maximizing social productivity, there are four especially useful tools that can accelerate a user’s production levels- and one bonus.