JCK lists 5 sites you should bookmark right now.
Alltop aggregates news on almost any topic. It’s perfect for anyone looking for relevant, up-to-the-minute info on the jewelry industry, told from many perspectives. If you have a blog, consider adding it to Alltop to help spread the word.
Need to find the latest fashion must-haves? Want to know which celebs are the best-dressed, or who’s Hollywood’s go-to designer of the moment? Staying on top of red-carpet and runway trends is essential for retail jewelers and brands. Be sure to sign up for Who What Wear’s daily e-mail blasts.
You’ll also want to think about what your Facebook page means for your actual website. Hubspot offers easy-to-digest insight (and an often-amusing blog) into how social media impacts all our businesses, plus resources for better understanding search engine optimization and a wave of other tech topics.
The American Express Open pulls together some of the most influential, forward-thinking minds from companies like Inc., Mashable, and the Business Insider. Many of the site’s resources focus on where business is going and the best practices for getting there.
Yes, you can use Google for more than just searching! Track online mentions of your brand or niche with Google.com/Alerts or browse web content with Google.com/Reader. Business owners should also look into Google’s free options for e-mail.