By Rieva Lesonsky

Have you missed any of my posts around the Net this week? Here’s what I’m talking about:

Mobile shopping is hot–but what happens if your site isn’t up to speed? Learn what consumers are–and aren’t–willing to put up with when shopping on smartphones in my post on Network Solutions’ GrowSmartBusiness blog.

Speaking of mobile, the trend of “checking in” at locations could be poised to gather steam. Read more in my post on American Express OPEN Forum.

And speaking of shopping, it’s no secret men and women behave differently when shopping in retail stores–but did you know they shop differently online, too? Find out how your ecommerce site can cater to men or women in my post on AT&T‘s SmallBusinessInSite.

Read my picks for four other tech trends you need to get in on at SCORE Success blog.

Is your work force more of the same old, same old? Diversifying your team could be the key to greater financial success, new research reports. Get the skinny in my post on Anita Campbell’s Small Business Trends.

Does your business still market with direct mail? If you think that method is outmoded today, think again–and read my Huffington Post Small Business post to learn the industries where direct mail is actually a more effective marketing tool than online methods.

Looking for alternatives to hard-to-get bank loans? There are plenty of options–read my Q&A on the SBDC-LA website to get the scoop.