A Great Business Resource: Bizsugar
Welcome to the first of our two new initiatives planned for @bloggertone.
We intend to highlight great business resources & give you the lowdown on how they could benefit you & your business.
So it’s with great pleasure that I introduce our first recomennded resource: BizSugar
“John Jantsch, author of ‘Duct Tape Marketing,’ suggests trying … networks that cater to business owners, such as Biznik and BizSugar.” – Three Best Ways to Use Social Media in the Wall Street Journal, Dec. 16, 2009
BizSugar was created by DBH Communications, Inc. and is based on the Pligg open source content management system. Since 1991, DBH has provided business owners and managers with award-winning business news and information. In addition to bizSugar, DBH founded the Kansas City Small Business Monthly magazine, the Business Intelligence Report newsletter, and co-published the book, Entrepreneurs: You Can’t Afford the School of Hard Knocks. In May 2009, bizSugar was acquired by Small Business Trends LLC.
So what is BizSugar?
BizSugar is a social bookmarking and networking site for small business and medium-sized business owners and managers. It allows you to submit, share and vote (Sweet) for the best business information links on the Internet.
Check out this video from Jim Kukral on how & why to use BizSugar.
We (@bloggertone) have been using Bizsugar almost since we started the site & have found that it to be an excellent way to promote & find content, network and get found online.
To date, Bizsugar sends more traffic than the other social media & this traffic is also of a high quiality seeing as it’s a business focused website.
Earlier this year, we ran the Sugartone Sweet Blogging Contest across the two platforms which was a great success…..Now many of our Bloggertones are sucessfully using Bizsugar to promote their own content & to network online.
One nifty feature of BizSugar are it’s voting buttons which you can add to your own site (see top left)
So what you waiting for, click here to get your very own BizSugar account
So there it is, our very first Great Business Resource, BizSugar.
Thanks for reading,