Resource List

Looking to learn something new or sharpen your skills?

here is a growing list of my favorite resources and tools.

 

 

analytics

  • Annielytics - Annie Cushing is a Google Analytics expert and her resources are top-notch!
  • Jeffalytics - Jeff Sauer, an expert in analytics, is "helping the marketing world suck less, one student at a time"

BLOGS

Chrome Extensions

  • Just Read - with one click (or less!), you can remove distractions like the page's styling, ads, popups, and comments
  • Desktop for Instagram - browse and post to Instagram directly from your desktop (PC/Mac)
  • Pocket - the best way to save articles, videos, and more

CSS / HTML

  • CSS Desk - test your code in a free, and fix any issues to see how it would look before posting it live! 

fun tools

  • Visuwords™ - an interactive, modern dictionary representing language visually. You just have to try it! 
  • URL X-ray - find out where shortened URLs lead to without clicking first

Graphics

  • Canva - create graphics for the web, emails, and social media quickly
  • Website Planet - Compress your PNG/JPG files by up to 80% and retain full transparency (props to Lily White for showing me this one!)

Learning

  • Read It For Me - the #1 book summary service for entrepreneurs, executives, and business coaches. If you are interested in a membership, let me know
  • Demand Quest - take what you know about Google Adwords, Analytics, Social Media Advertising, Search Engine Optimization and kick it up to an eleven with classes by Jeff Sauer

Podcasts

Social Media

  • Social Media Breakfast - connecting people in the Twin Cities over coffee and bacon since 2008 with monthly live tweeting events
  • Social Media Examiner - helps millions of businesses discover how to best use social media marketing to connect with customers, drive traffic, and increase sales

SEO/SEM

  • Search Engine Land -  features daily search engine industry news and trends in search marketing (SEM), paid search advertising (PPC), and search engine optimization (SEO)

What are the go-to sites that you can't live without? Send me an email to let me know!