#FridayFive – Stories from Around the Web 11

Friday is here once again and that means it’s time for another #FridayFive! This is where we provide you with 5 articles that are relevant to market research, small business and marketing.

 

Visual Social Marketing 101 (Mashable)

If you’re a business owner and you’ve never thought to use Vine, Snapchat or Instagram, Seth Fiegerman writing for Mashable gives a few examples of how it can be successfully done.

 

8 Must Answer Questions Before You Start Inbound Marketing (Business2Community)

Thinking on starting an inbound marketing campaign? Bill Faeth, President of Inbound Marketing Agents, goes over 8 questions to ask before you begin your campaign.

 

Pump Up Your Biz Brain: 5 Ways to Stay on Top of Business Trends (SmallBusinessTrends)

With so many critical tasks of running a business, it can difficult to stay on top of everything. The US Small Business Administration gives a few helpful performance tips for managing your activities.

 

Breaking Down a Common Marketing Scourge (Forbes)

The lack of coordination and integration, widely known as silos, are a scourge on the marketing world. This Forbes describes what some of the top players in the game are doing to remedy it.

 

4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Help Save the Economy (FoxBusiness)

Entrepreneurs have a chance to lift up our still recovering economy. Tom Panaggio lists 4 different ways in which they can positively contribute.