Ah, summer--time to get away from it all for a while, right? These days, the answer for too many people is ... "Um, maybe." All our wireless devices and downloadable content make it harder than ever for some folks to disconnect, unplug, and get off the grid.

If you're the type who simply can't resist the opportunity to catch up on the latest in digital trends and marketing news--besides getting your daily dose of Inc.com, of course--I've compiled this handy list for you:

Digital Business & Marketing News

Some of my go-to resources to help keep me in the know on include:

Research & Analysis

If you like consuming the latest stats, facts and prognostications, these resources are for you:

Books

Need a business read you can really sink your teeth into? Try one of these titles:

This is by no means an exhaustive list of the business reading currently available. And you might not want to stick to my recommendations: Just add the "Reading List by Amazon" module on LinkedIn (see the example at right) to see what your connections are reading at any given time.

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