Big List of Tools to Help Local Businesses Use Social Media


by John Jantsch

Jan 10, 2010

At yesterday’s session at the OPENForum booth at CES I presented a rather long list of sites and tools that I recommend for local businesses trying to use social media in their town.

Here is the list of sites.

For starting a local group

Ning
Facebook
LinkedIn
Groupon
Twitter Lists
Slideshare
Wishlist Member

Finding local bloggers

Placeblogger
Twellow
Bloglines

Creating local meetings

Eventbrite
MeetUp
Biznik

To mine local leads

Search.twitter
Twellowhood
Tweepsearch
LocalTweeps
Bing Maps Twitter App
Universal Business Listing
Yelp!
Insider Pages
Citysearch

John Jantsch is a marketing and digital technology coach, award winning social media publisher and author of Duct Tape Marketing.

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