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Startup Wire Web 2.0 Resources for Entrepreneurs
Backup  <ul><li>http:// www.carbonite.com /   </li></ul><ul><li>A $5/month backup service  </li></ul><ul><li>I would be a ...
Conference Calling  <ul><li>http:// www.freeconference.com /   </li></ul><ul><li>A free conference calling service </li></...
Direct Mail  <ul><li>http:// www.amazingmail.com /   </li></ul><ul><li>A reasonably priced service for direct mail </li></ul>
Email Management <ul><li>http:// www.constantcontact.com /   </li></ul><ul><li>A reasonably priced outbound email marketin...
Fax  <ul><li>http:// www.efax.com /   </li></ul><ul><li>A free incoming fax service </li></ul><ul><li>For ~$10/month will ...
File Transfer <ul><li>http:// www.yousendit.com /   </li></ul><ul><li>A free service for transferring large files when ema...
Groupware  <ul><li>http:// www.mailstreet.com /   </li></ul><ul><li>Hosted MS Exchange and MS Sharepoint  </li></ul><ul><l...
Job Board  <ul><li>http://www.craigslist.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Free or reasonably priced job board </li></ul>
Online Alerts  <ul><li>http:// www.google.com /alerts   </li></ul><ul><li>A great way to keep track of your competitors  <...
Online Collaboration  <ul><li>http://www.basecamphq.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Reasonably priced project collaboration  </li><...
Online Collaboration  <ul><li>http:// www.conceptshare.com   </li></ul><ul><li>Design collaboration  </li></ul>
Online Presentation Sharing  <ul><li>http:// www.slideshare.net /   </li></ul><ul><li>For sharing powerpoint presentations...
Online Presentations  <ul><li>http:// www.vyew.com /   </li></ul><ul><li>A free WebEx competitor  </li></ul>
Online Social Networking <ul><li>http:// www.linkedin.com   </li></ul><ul><li>The new LinkedIn Answers tab is especially u...
Online storage  <ul><li>http://aws.amazon.com/s3   </li></ul><ul><li>Not free, but a good option if you have large amounts...
Online Video Sharing  <ul><li>http:// www.youtube.com   </li></ul><ul><li>Useful for pitches and training material  </li><...
Open Source Software  <ul><li>http:// sourceforge.net/index.php   </li></ul><ul><li>The largest repository of open source ...
PBX  <ul><li>http:// www.onebox.com /   </li></ul><ul><li>A virtual PBX </li></ul><ul><li>Same company that offers the dFa...
PBX  <ul><li>http:// www.aptela.com /   </li></ul><ul><li>A virtual PBX  </li></ul>
Online Survey  <ul><li>http:// www.surveymonkey.com /   </li></ul><ul><li>A free online survey tool (with limitations), $2...
Tchotchkes  <ul><li>http:// www.cafepress.com /   </li></ul><ul><li>A way to get your logo on moderate quality products at...
VoIP  <ul><li>http:// www.skype.com /   </li></ul><ul><li>A free VoIP service that allows free outbound calls into the reg...
Web Traffic Analytics  <ul><li>http:// www.google.com /analytics/   </li></ul><ul><li>Of course, you're giving an immense ...
Wiki  <ul><li>http:// www.jot.com /   </li></ul><ul><li>Jotspot (now part of Google) is a free wiki-based collaboration to...
More Information <ul><li>This is list is also available as a PDF at:  http://www.earlystage.com/dc/onlineresources.pdf </l...
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Web 2.0 Resources For Entrepreneurs

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  1. 1. Startup Wire Web 2.0 Resources for Entrepreneurs
  2. 2. Backup <ul><li>http:// www.carbonite.com / </li></ul><ul><li>A $5/month backup service </li></ul><ul><li>I would be a little bit cautious about using Carbonite for backing up files with bank account information, social security numbers, or passwords </li></ul>
  3. 3. Conference Calling <ul><li>http:// www.freeconference.com / </li></ul><ul><li>A free conference calling service </li></ul><ul><li>End run the long distance charges by using Skype for your outbound calls </li></ul>
  4. 4. Direct Mail <ul><li>http:// www.amazingmail.com / </li></ul><ul><li>A reasonably priced service for direct mail </li></ul>
  5. 5. Email Management <ul><li>http:// www.constantcontact.com / </li></ul><ul><li>A reasonably priced outbound email marketing management service </li></ul>
  6. 6. Fax <ul><li>http:// www.efax.com / </li></ul><ul><li>A free incoming fax service </li></ul><ul><li>For ~$10/month will do outbound faxes </li></ul>
  7. 7. File Transfer <ul><li>http:// www.yousendit.com / </li></ul><ul><li>A free service for transferring large files when email attachments don't work </li></ul>
  8. 8. Groupware <ul><li>http:// www.mailstreet.com / </li></ul><ul><li>Hosted MS Exchange and MS Sharepoint </li></ul><ul><li>Options to do spam filtering and sync with most handheld devices </li></ul>
  9. 9. Job Board <ul><li>http://www.craigslist.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>Free or reasonably priced job board </li></ul>
  10. 10. Online Alerts <ul><li>http:// www.google.com /alerts </li></ul><ul><li>A great way to keep track of your competitors </li></ul>
  11. 11. Online Collaboration <ul><li>http://www.basecamphq.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Reasonably priced project collaboration </li></ul>
  12. 12. Online Collaboration <ul><li>http:// www.conceptshare.com </li></ul><ul><li>Design collaboration </li></ul>
  13. 13. Online Presentation Sharing <ul><li>http:// www.slideshare.net / </li></ul><ul><li>For sharing powerpoint presentations </li></ul>
  14. 14. Online Presentations <ul><li>http:// www.vyew.com / </li></ul><ul><li>A free WebEx competitor </li></ul>
  15. 15. Online Social Networking <ul><li>http:// www.linkedin.com </li></ul><ul><li>The new LinkedIn Answers tab is especially useful </li></ul>
  16. 16. Online storage <ul><li>http://aws.amazon.com/s3 </li></ul><ul><li>Not free, but a good option if you have large amounts (1TB+) of content you need online </li></ul>
  17. 17. Online Video Sharing <ul><li>http:// www.youtube.com </li></ul><ul><li>Useful for pitches and training material </li></ul>
  18. 18. Open Source Software <ul><li>http:// sourceforge.net/index.php </li></ul><ul><li>The largest repository of open source code and applications on the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Look here before writing any code yourself! </li></ul>
  19. 19. PBX <ul><li>http:// www.onebox.com / </li></ul><ul><li>A virtual PBX </li></ul><ul><li>Same company that offers the dFax service </li></ul>
  20. 20. PBX <ul><li>http:// www.aptela.com / </li></ul><ul><li>A virtual PBX </li></ul>
  21. 21. Online Survey <ul><li>http:// www.surveymonkey.com / </li></ul><ul><li>A free online survey tool (with limitations), $20/month complete capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Steep learning curve – if you’re going to make a commitment to online surveys you should take a look at WebSurveyor </li></ul>
  22. 22. Tchotchkes <ul><li>http:// www.cafepress.com / </li></ul><ul><li>A way to get your logo on moderate quality products at reasonable prices </li></ul>
  23. 23. VoIP <ul><li>http:// www.skype.com / </li></ul><ul><li>A free VoIP service that allows free outbound calls into the regular telephone network </li></ul>
  24. 24. Web Traffic Analytics <ul><li>http:// www.google.com /analytics/ </li></ul><ul><li>Of course, you're giving an immense amount of data about traffic to your site to Google, but the price is right ... </li></ul>
  25. 25. Wiki <ul><li>http:// www.jot.com / </li></ul><ul><li>Jotspot (now part of Google) is a free wiki-based collaboration tool </li></ul>
  26. 26. More Information <ul><li>This is list is also available as a PDF at: http://www.earlystage.com/dc/onlineresources.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>If you have suggestions, updates, or additions, please email them to: </li></ul>Andy Forbes [email_address]

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