Where do you get news and information for running your small business? If one of the places is on the Internet, you’re certainly not alone.

Journalist Jerry Cox compiled this list of top small business sites based on factors like Alexa rank, Facebook friends and Twitter followers.

Here at Small Business Trends, we’re honored to be in such distinguished company.

Listed third after Thomson Reuters and the U.S. Small Business Administration’s official website, we’re the top independently owned site on the Web dedicated exclusively to small business. And we’re so pleased to be a helpful resource for small business owners and entrepreneurs online.

But you’ll find so many other wonderful sites offering resources to small businesses too. Here’s a shout out to some of the other distinguished sites that made the list.  You might want to follow some of them as well.