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More tips and resources for social commerce

By Tasha Cunningham, tasha@bizbytes101.com

TashaCunningham_bizIf you read my column in this week’s Business Monday section or here, you now understand the enormous potential of social commerce. While social commerce may be a new marketing frontier for small business owners, the good news is there resources out there that can help you navigate the ins and outs of it. Here are five of them you can start exploring right now!

1. The Inside Social Commerce Blog - Damon Brown, author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Facebook Marketing writes a blog about social commerce with great tips and advice for business owners. Check it out here - http://www.insidesocialcommerce.net/

2.       Social Commerce Today – Stay in the know about the latest trends in social commerce by subscribing to this daily e-newsletter. Check it out here – www.socialcommercetoday.com
3.       The Social Commerce Handbook – This book, written by Paul Marsden, who also writes the Social Commerce Today e-newsletter, is an insightful resource guide that will teach you how to monetize your social media efforts.  Get it here - http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/15854804-the-social-commerce-handbook
4.       TechCrunch Social – This blog, brought to you by the folks at TechCrunch, is a must-read for social commerce newcomers. Subscribe to their RSS feed here - http://techcrunch.com/rssfeeds/
5.       The Brand Builder Blog – This blog features timely articles about building your brand online including ideas on how to increase your return on investment using social media. Check it out here - http://thebrandbuilder.wordpress.com/