If you missed some of the best startup resources and articles this past week, no need to worry. We have together some of the best startup posts this past week just for you. It was another great week for entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs alike. Experts, investors, business leaders and professionals shared great insight, advice and lessons on starting and growing a business. We have put together 16 of those resources for you as a resource guide. These are some of the most shared business resources around the web this past week. You can bookmark and read them as and when you need them. Happy reading in December.

7 Content Marketing Tips from the Best in Social Business

The best content marketers in our current social business landscape are a little bit like the first kid to have a lemonade stand on that busy street corner. It was easy to doubt the…

11 Biggest Social Media Disasters of 2012

In 2012, plenty of big brands and organizations suffered serious backlashes on social networks like Twitter and Facebook for offensive tweets, questionable ad campaigns or controversial company statements.

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo: Users Can Download Their Entire Archive By Year-End; Now Sees 1B Tweets Every 2.5 Days

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has once again promised that Twitter users will, indeed, be able to download a full archive of their tweets in just a matter of weeks.

The Importance of Marketing Analytics

Analytics is one of those words: it gets used correctly for the most part, but often gets used as a catchall. As marketers, we understand the importance of having web analytics set up, of having an analyst on staff,….

10 Avoidable Mistakes Cause Entrepreneurs Much Pain

I’ve been advising and mentoring startups and growth companies for years, and find myself always pushing them to try something new, for the sake of growth and survival. When you try new things, you make mistakes,…

Is it Time for Content Marketers to Abandon Facebook?

If you spend time on Facebook, you’ve seen a great weeping and gnashing of teeth as Pages realize that they’re only reaching a tiny sliver of their audiences with each post.

Recruiting Developers? Create An Awesome Candidate Experience

If you’re trying to attract awesome developers, you need to create an awesome candidate experience (CX).  Something that makes them go “WOW!”.  It’s like UX — but for the people interviewing to join your team.

5 Tips for Effectively Managing a LinkedIn Group

Are you currently managing your own LinkedIn group? Are you considering launching a LinkedIn group? Keep reading for five tips on how to better manage LinkedIn groups. Building a LinkedIn group around a specific cause or niche topic can provide many business benefits.

Jeff Bezos attended 60 investor meetings to raise $1m from 22 people, just to get Amazon started

If you think startups have a tough time today, making ends meet and raising the necessary capital to take things to the next level, here’s an interesting little nugget courtesy of “Mr. Amazon” himself, Jeff Bezos.

The ‘Do Nothing’ Approach to Leadership

Mark Zuckerberg may be the poster child for entrepreneurial success as a young person, but he had to take CEO lessons. Along his meteoric rise, he had to figure out how to be a manager.

How to Identify and Avoid Common Start-up Pitfalls

Starting a company can be a tumultuous and turbulent process. There are a tremendous number of variables at play and decision making is at times based on…

[Founder Lessons] Interview with John Ellis, CEO of Tapiture (Pinterest for Men)

As part of our founder lessons series, we are fortunate to have John Ellis, CEO Tapiture, for an exclusive interview on how Tapiture started and lessons learned in the process.

Best Advice I Ever Got: Chris Mirabile

Stepping away from a well-paying job and a defined career path with nothing more than an idea was no easy task. But actually building my third tech company,…

How To Grow From A One-Man Operation To A 50+ Person Team – with Wil Reynolds

How does a one-man operation that does work for local hair solons grow to become a 50+ person team with clients like LinkedIn? Wil Reynolds is the founder of SEER Interactive, a fast-growing, internet marketing agency that he started in his home.

Startup Trends For 2013

The technology startup space has become increasingly crowded and competitive. Don’t expect that to change in 2013, but as a consumer of web and mobile products,..

The inside story on how Reddit was created: ‘I wanted to make the world suck less

In college, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian told a professor that he wanted to make the world suck less. A Total Disruption has just released a new video showing exactly how he accomplished that goal.