I've just started contributing a couple of articles per month to Charlie Cook's Small Business Marketing Blog.
And I've been reviewing quite a bit of Charlie's material. He's good.
Worth checking out: his free “New Profit Rules” ebook.
If your business is slow, and you're thinking maybe it's time to start doing some things differently — this ebook might be right up your alley. I found it fresh, generous, and filled with good ideas. You do have to cough up your email address, but I think you'll find it worth the “investment”:
Also, Charlie is sponsoring a Social Media Telesummit next week that should be VERY helpful if you're just getting into the whole Social Media thing.
I know several of the experts on the panel (Warren Whitlock, Ryan Healy, Jack Humphrey, and Carrie Wilkerson) and I think this will be quite different from the usual “teleseminars” you may be accustomed to.
If you want to unravel this whole social media “mystery”… this seems like a good place to start.