By Rieva Lesonsky

Did you miss any of my blog posts from around the Web this week? Read on to see what’s on my mind.

It’s almost October, which is the start of the holiday shopping season. If you’re an e-tailer, are you ready to take advantage of Free Shipping Day? Get the details in my post on Network Solutions‘ GrowSmartBusiness blog.

Mobile marketing is growing in importance thanks to the many ways consumers are using their smartphones. Find out what Americans are using their phones for and how you can profit in my post on AT&T‘s SmallBusinessInSite.

If you don’t know about SCORE, you should. Every business, whatever stage, can benefit from SCORE Mentors’ free advice and counseling. Learn more in my column.

Is your business on Facebook yet? Well, if you want to attract affluent consumers, you need to be. Find out why in my post on Huffington Post Small Business.

Do you know what an industry hub is, how it can benefit your small business and how to start your own? If not, check out my post on Anita Campbell’s Small Business Trends.

Another trend that can help your business at any stage is outsourcing. Learn why–and how to do it right–in my post on the SCORE Success Blog.

Got employees? Keep them happy–and loyal–by letting them work from home at least once in a while. I tell you how on the Small Business Navigation Program blog from Cox Business.