Every week I visit dozens if not hundreds of websites depending on my current projects. Here’s a few of the better sites I visited this week that offer advice and business tools to help you succeed:

Here are two articles I enjoyed reading this week published by Inc.com:

Great No-Cost Software: Free is a lovely word; unfortunately, it’s often followed by a disappointing product. We have found 10 great free apps that will help you run your business. Some are so good, you might even be willing to (shudder) spend money on them. – By Mark Spoonauer

Thirty Profiles of Resilience in Business: You just can’t keep an entrepreneur down, as these tales of leadership and overcoming obstacles illustrate. – By Kelly Faircloth

With respect to blogging and websites for small business owners:

15 Unconventional Uses of WordPress in Action: WordPress is known as one of the most powerful open-source blogging platform, but it can be a lot more then just a blogging platform. We already know about using WordPress as a content management system (CMS), but WordPress is much more flexible than that. – By the Editorial Staff at wpbeginner.com

The Entrepreneur’s Handbook – 59 Resources For First Time Entrepreneurs: As a first time entrepreneur you probably have tons of questions. And every time you do a Google search for an answer you are bombarded with too much information and in some cases that information contradicts other things you have heard. Due to this, I have created a list of 54 resources that should help you out.

I also gave a presentation to the Virginia Career Network. The group assists unemployed professionals network and find new career opportunities. For those interested, I posted the presentation here.

What did you find interesting this week? Let us know by leaving your comments – thanks!