Useful Sites

As you might imagine I spend quite a lot of time on the Internet and like any self employed individual I am interested in anything to do with business and marketing.

Here are links to some of the websites and blogs that I have come across that may be of interest.

Orkney Tourism

Orkney Tourist Board is now a leg of Visit Scotland

Orkney Tourism Group – The group was formed in 2005 to represent the interest of all businesses, individuals and other bodies with an interest in the future development of tourism in Orkney.


Small Business Advice from is4profit

Freelance Folder a blog with daily posts on all spheres of freelance work.

Peter Shallard, The Shrink for Entrepreneurs is a blog with many interesting articles about sale, marketing and the psychology of business.

Good work is what everyone should do. You wnat to do Great Work check out Do More Great Work in particular you’ll want to watch the videos under resources.

Fed up of working? Wish you could get paid to play? Buy the book Screw Work Lets Play or visit Website.

Men with Pens is a blog website all about copy writing. Regular posts offer insights into marketing, advertising and just plain good writing.

Seth Godin, author of Linchpin, Purple Cow and the Big Red Fez amongst others, is an American entrepreneur, author and public speaker. Godin popularized the topic of permission marketing read his blog here.

Thinking of using Facebook to propmote your business? Take a look at Mari Smiths website and blog for lots of useful guidance.

Tourism Websites

For more specific links relating to tourism, see my Tourism Websites page.