List of Dataset Resources

Amazon AWS – public crawl StartupCompass – benchmark your core business metrics U.S. State/Federal Open Data List of open government/country data sites – Start Here Building Healthcare.gov FedStats – data from 100 U.S. Federal agencies Small Business Administration – Data – API here Federal Reserve – U.S. Industrial production data SunLight Labs – Open U.S. Federal and State data Data.gov – Open U.S. Federal data PewResearch […]

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List of Market Research Tools

Clipular – Camera for the web/great research clippings Business Research LaunchPad – start here

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List of Outsourcing / Freelance Help Resources

Amazon Mechanical Turk – set up any task and get answers Elance – find/hire freelancers SkillsHive – become a/hire freelancer online Odesk – hire low-cost international engineering talent Freelancer – outsourcing for small business VWorker – find/hire freelancers GroupTalent – developers and designers on demand

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List of Miscellaneous Office Help Resources

SharedDesks – Coworking and Office Space Google Apps – cloud mail server, calendar, docs, etc. Grasshopper – virtual phone system Hoiio – business communications apps Ringio – cloud phone system ActivePBX – cloud unified phone system Freedom Voice and FreedomIQ – $3.95 800 #’s, hosted VoIP telephony InDinero – easy business finance software ZenPayroll – delightful employee payroll software Freshbooks – cloud accounting and invoicing Autotax – eFile IRS 1099 forms […]

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List of Recruiting Tools

JobVite – recruiting software, applicant tracking Zoho Recruit – applicant tracking Resumator – applicant tracking and social recruiting RecruiterBox – recruitment software, applicant tracking ActiveInterview – Video interviewing JobPage – applicant tracking and social recruiting Zartis – social recruiting HiringThing -online recruiting GroupTalent – hire short term help/or freelance MasterBranch – show off your skills VidCruiter – video interview software LinkedIn – the uber connector

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List of Testimonial and Social Review Tools

Testimonial Monkey –  integrate customer feedback into your site PostKudos – collect customer testimonials Yotpo – social reviews for eCommerce Kayako – Help desk UserVoice – turn customer feedback into action Kampyle – turn customer feedback into sales and relationships

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List of Customer Feedback / Support Tools

Tender – support, knowledgebase tool for your site GetSatisfaction – conversations between companies / customers Triibe – incentive-based customer service Zendesk – web help software Zopim – real time customer support/live chat HelpScout – simple setup, easy integration, help desk software Desk – from Salesforce, easy and simple; email/social/chat/phone SnapEngage – live chat integrates with your apps Freshdesk – completely unique never seen before web […]

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List of Payment Processing / Billing / eStore Providers

Square – accept credit cards from ipad/iphone/android Stripe – accept credit cards on the web Balanced – Payments processing, escrow & payouts API BancBox – Payments service platform Chargify – Recurring billing without the headaches Recurly – Subscription billing Paypal – the standard for payment Paypal Payments Pro – accept debt and credit cards on your website Braintree – online credit card merchant processing Aria – online billing […]

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List of Localization Services

Applingua – iOS, OSX and Android app localization Onesky – apps and websites translated ICanLocalize – website and app translation and localization SmoothLocalize -automatic iOS app localization

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List of Digital Asset Management Companies

MediaValet – for agencies, creatives, enterprise Celum – digital and video asset mgmt. Canto Cumulus – digital asset mgmt ThirdLight – digital asset mgmt Bynder – digital asset mgmt and image bank

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