101 Free Resources to Read Online

On July 25th, 2011 I made a goal to read 101 Resources in 365 days, or one year. I also made a promise, all these resources would be freely available. I am asking you to join me in this adventure as we discover the best educational texts the web has to offer. 

The Four Areas of Focus:

  • Professionalism

  • Communication

  • New Media

  • Marketing

If you know of resources that should be added to this list leave a comment!


101 Free Resources You Can Read Online Now! 

(updated as I read them)

  1. Unleash the IdeaVirus by Seth Godin
  2. Think Quarterly- The Innovation Issue by Google
  3. The eBook Evolution Manifesto by Sticky eBooks
  4. How To Create Compelling Content that Ranks Well in Search Engines by Copyblogger
  5. Spiritual Marketing
  6. The Zen of Blogging by Hunter Nuttall
  7. Zero Moment of Truth by Google
  8. 2012 Search Marketing- SEO Edition Excerpt by MarketingSherpa
  9. New War for Talent by the Jensen Group
  10. Ten Simple Truths by the Jensen Group
  11. Tales of the Revolution: True Stories of People who are Poking the Box and Making a Difference by Seth Godin
  12. SITS Girls 10 Secrets to Blogging Success
  13. Online In 10 Steps:Guidelines for Creating a Winning Website from One Lily
  14. Free Ebook Chapter from SEO ROI
  15. Thinking Outside the Box by BlogEnergizer 
  16. Traffic Generating Blog Activities by BlogEnergizer
  17. Smashwords Style Guide
  18. Social Media Disclosure Guide by WOMMA
  19. Brief Content Audit by Intentional Design Inc. 
  20. How to Be Creative by Hugh McLeod
  21. Ten Tips for Effective Media Planning and Editorial Calendar Research
  22. The 2011 CMO's Guide to the Social Media Landscape
  23. Communication Manifesto by Bill Jensen
  24. Write Good or Die by Edited by Scott Nicholson 
  25. Winning in the Relationship Era by IMC^2
  26. Building Customer Networks for Successful Word of Mouth Marketing by Lithium 
  27. Getting the Competitive Edge with Social Media by Radian6 
  28. A Computer Geek’s Smart Productivity Guide [PDF] by Simon Slangen
  29. Real World Marketing Syllabus by Eloqua
  30. Knock Knock: Seth Godin's Incomplete Guide to Building a Web Site That Works
  31. Writing Product Reviews that Sell And Boost Your Reputation By ContentRix
  32. One of Us is F-n Crazy: Letters to 'Great' Americans by Andy Bain
  33. A Dropbox Guide by Make Use Of
  34. Small Business Word of Marketing Guide by Intuit
  35. Pocket Guide to SEO by Forty
  36. Impossible Manifesto by Joel Runyon
  37. Guest Blogging Ebook by Ann Smarty
  38. How to Create an Effective Call To Action by Hubspot
  39. Time Management for Creative People  by Mark McGuinness
  40. ROI Social Media by Radian 6


Bonus (Get These Cheap): 

BBC Documentary on Reading

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