Resources 08/03

Web sites, organizations, events and more to grow your business
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Opt-In News
Stay on top of e-mail marketing trends, players and news through daily news updates; free newsletters; and a resource directory that provides links to sources for e-mail marketing consultants, ad exchanges, marketing organizations and more.

Women Entrepreneurship In The 21st Century
This Web site, created by the Department of Labor and the SBA, helps women business owners identify federal government resources and deal with the changing business climate.
Sponsored by Equipment Funding Resources, this site educates entrepreneurs on cost-saving tips and other secrets of smart equipment leasing and financing through a series of print publications. You can also sign up to receive a free online newsletter.

This e-zine targeting senior-level marketers for small and large businesses includes Q&A profiles, round tables, surveys, white papers and opinion essays focusing on insights, ideas and strategic marketing issues. Sign up for the daily e-mail newsletter "Cool News of the Day," and check out the new book by Tim Manners, Cool News of the Day (Xlibris), a compilation of articles that have been featured on

Word Menu
Improve your business communications with Write Brothers' reference software, which helps you look up and understand words organized by subject matter. Includes a reverse dictionary, an almanac and more. Currently available for Windows-based PCs only.

Karaoke Nation
Simon & Schuster
Relive the dotcom gold-rush days as author Steve Fishman tells the story of his search for the American Dream selling hip-hop karaoke. Those were the days . . .

Consumer Joe: Harassing Corporate America, One Letter At a Time
Broadway Books
Mmm, a tuna-melt-flavored Jamba Juice smoothie? That's just one of author Paul Davidson's many recommendations to corporate America. Laugh out loud as you breeze through his letters of complaint, suggestions, and best of all, the responses he got back.

International Association of Virtual Office Assistants
If you're considering using a virtual assistant, check out this site for more information. The association promotes the use of virtual assistants worldwide; the site provides referrals to a network of qualified virtual assistants as well as tools to help business owners and virtual assistants best work together.

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