Well, 2012 is over, and it’s time to look ahead to what 2013 has in store for us. Before we dive into the New Year, though, let’s take a minute and see what we learned in 2012. Here is a recap of the most visited Bonfire blog posts in 2012.

Did you have a favorite?

  1. Sample Marketing Plan Template – A one-page sample marketing plan template with targeted questions to help you fill in each section, as well as links to more marketing plan tips and resources.
  2. Free Action Plan Template – If you need help when it comes to executing your business plans, download this free Action Plan Template to help you get focused.
  3. 81 Services for Sending Online Invoices – A list of services to help you send online invoices, manage the ongoing billing process and get paid on time.
  4. 20 Pinterest Hacks for Small Business Pinners – 20 tips for using Pinterest effectively to promote your small business.
  5. The Self-Employed Resume – If you are a business owner in need of a resume, download and use this template to present your experience in the brightest possible light.
  6. How to Get Deadbeat Clients to Pay Up – Emily shares some useful tips for dealing with clients who have unpaid invoices and won’t pay.
  7. 10 Useful Pinterest Boards You Can Create for Your Small Business – Ready to use Pinterest to promote your small business? Here are 10 types of boards you can create for your business.
  8. How Bad Do You Want It? – If you have been moving as slow as molasses toward your goals and cite lack of time or resources as the culprit, you are not going to like what I have to say in this one…
  9. Top 10 WordPress Plugins for Your Small Business Blog – Emily lists her 10 favorite WordPress plugins for small business blogs.
  10. How to Promote Yourself Without Being a Jerk – Self-promotion doesn’t have to be icky. Here are a few ways to toot your own horn, and get others to help you out, without being a complete jerk about it.