Weekly Roundup: 15 of the Best Startup Resources Around the Web


Startup articles for entrepreneurs This is the last of the “best startup resources around the web” series in 2012. It’s two days to 2013 and this past week, we published 9 apps for achieving your new year resolutions. We at Alltopstartups spent the past week checking out the newest, some of the best  and most popular startup resources around the web. We’ve rounded 15 of  the most shared resources for entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs and business professionals. The list that follows includes tips and advice on starting a business, running a business and promoting small businesses.

1.  Top 100 Business, Leadership and Technology Twitter Accounts You Must Follow

Selecting the top 100 Twitter accounts that every business, technology, and leadership person should follow on Twitter was not an easy task. To ensure proper due diligence I decided to ask my nearly 11,000 Twitter followers..

2. Content is key to search engine visibility and SEO infographic

Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of improving the visibility of a website or a web page in search engines via the “natural” or un-paid (“organic” or “algorithmic”) search results. In general, the earlier (or higher ranked on the search results page),

3. Top 20 Social Media Marketing Articles From 2012

Have you kept up to date with the best social media marketing practices? Are you looking for actionable tips you can apply to your business?

4. 5 Ways to Push Your Company Past the Startup Phase

Any entrepreneur who has launched a company will tell you that running a startup is stressful, time-consuming and full of high risk. But before a company is truly able to transition…

5. Mark Cuban on the Value of Hard Work and Other Tips This Week

Mark Cuban doesn’t have much patience for dreamers. “Everyone has ideas, most don’t do the work required to get the job done,”…

6. 5 Enterprise Cloud Predictions for 2013

I believe that this is the year when the enterprise will find its way to the cloud. The mega Internet sites and applications are the new era enterprises. These will become the role models for the traditional enterprise.

7. 5 Things Not to Do in the New Year

The beginning of a new year means a fresh list of things you resolve to do in 2013, whether they’re personal, professional, or–most likely–a combo of both.

8.  4 Ways to Be More Interesting (Or, How to Stop Being Ignored)

I saw the headline of Dorie Clark’s new article on Forbes entitled, Be Interesting – Or Be Ignored, and I clicked immediately. Her article outlines four techniques she advises companies to consider when it comes to marketing themselves better.

9. Who is a GREAT Entrepreneur?

“Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals.”-Dorothy Height.

10. 3 Things You Must Do To Recruit Top Tech Talent

Finding top-notch technical talent can be hard. But are we experiencing a shortage of qualified candidates, or are brilliant minds simply being overlooked?

11. Doubtliers: Erroneous Lessons From The Exceptional

There are great lessons to be learned from many exceptional companies like Google, Apple and Amazon. But, can you just copy the best practices from…

12. Tips for Motivating Depressed Employees

A recent study found that nearly a quarter of the global workforce suffers from depression. Depressed employees have a difficult time maintaining productivity and performing to their employers’ satisfaction.

13. 12 of the best news, media and movie apps of 2012

If you have a penchant for keeping tabs on the news from your smartphone, or latest movie releases for that matter, 2012 saw a slew of handy apps that could help you in your endeavors.

14. 19 Surprising Facts About Africa’s Mobile Market

According to a report published by the World Bank and African Development Bank (AfDB), at the start of 2012, there were some 650 million mobile subscriptions in Africa.

15. Tweeting for Your Success

With more than 140 million active users (over 60% of whom are mobile users), 400 million Tweets sent per day, and over 400 million monthly unique visitors to twitter.com, you,..