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Great Blogs For Savvy Business Owners

blogging | business by Shannon Noack on August 30, 2010 | 2 Comments

briefcaseStarting your own business is a learning process but even seasoned business owners must keep learning to stay on top of the game.┬áThe market is forever changing and we must learn to adapt by picking up new skills and keeping on top of changing ones in our field. One of the easiest ways to do this is to read online blogs. The information is immediate and current, you don’t have to wait for a book to be published, or a newspaper to be delivered. A blog post can be delivered to you, immediately after it’s published, and you can read it whenever you have time. Reap the benefits of learning from others who are sharing their knowledge and mistakes.

Be Savvy

Being a savvy business owner is all about staying on top of your game and ahead of your competition. Staying abreast of industry news in a timely and efficient manner is important and reading blogs can help you do just that. You can also subscribe to a blog you like through email or rss feed. That way, the articles are delivered to you and you don’t have to waste any time looking for them.

Learn From Others

I’ve gathered a list of great blogs for business owners and entrepreneurs that deliver timely and relevant articles to help you improve your business knowledge and create a greater and stronger company.

Seth Godin’s Blog: Seth is a renowned marketing genius and posts short and poignant stories and articles that are funny, thought-provoking, and relevant to business.

The Netsetter: Targeted towards entrepreneurs that make their money online, they post great articles on marketing, social media and staying connected.

Jonathan Fields | Awake at the wheel: A dad and husband entrepreneur, Jonathan posts valuable tips and stories from someone that’s worked in multiple industries and has great experience to offer.

Think Traffic: This one is geared toward getting a bigger following for your site or blog. They post great resources and tips for growing your blog and creating a high-traffic site.

The Launch Coach: If you need advice on creating a greater and more valuable email list, how to launch a new product effectively and more, then this is the place for you. Dave Navarro posts powerful and helpful tips that will benefit your company.

Get In The Hot Spot: Annabel is a blogger, writer and speaker and has great advice to offer. She posts on everything from social media to personal development.

Remarkable Communication: Sonia believes in creating deeper relationships and better communication to build your business. She posts relevant articles on marketing, blogging and more.

You’re the Boss: The Art of Running a Small Business: Run by the New York Times, this blog talks about all aspects of business and has lots of helpful resources and knowledge to offer.

Small Business Trends: Keeping up with the latest news and trends in business is easy with Small Business Trends. They talk about Facebook, taxes, logos, and everything about running a small business.

On Startups: With experience in starting up a company, Dharmesh shares his advice and expertise. He talks about mostly software startups but the knowledge is interesting and applicable to many.

Mixergy: Run by Andrew Warner, this site showcases great entrepreneurs through interviews. These business owners are inspiring and can teach you a lot about running a successful business.

The Art of Non-Conformity: As the tagline states Chris posts “unconventional strategies for life, work and travel.” He talks about personal development and entrepreneurship strategies and has tons of great advice to offer.

UnMarketing: Scott focuses on connecting with people and doesn’t value traditional marketing methods. He talks about social media, blogging and connecting with others to build your business.

Escape from cubical nation: Pamela Slim shares her expertise in starting a company and breaking free from the cubical. She shares valuable marketing resources and advice that any company could benefit from.

Connect

A fun business tip: commenting on these blogs will help you connect with other professionals and get your name out there to potential clients. You can usually link to your website and/or blog on your comment, directing people that are interested back to your company’s site. I’ve connected with lots of great people this way.

Blogs can be an excellent way to connect with others and learn more about being a business owner. As you already know, the business world is constantly changing, but staying involved and adapting to how information is delivered is a great way to keep your business in the game.

2 Comments »

  1. chrissyna
    September 1, 2010 @ 3:10 am

    Great resources you’ve posted, I spent sometime looking through and it’s really beneficial for business owner. Thanks for sharing and good effort.

  2. Shannon
    September 1, 2010 @ 8:02 am

    Thanks Chrissyna! I’m glad you enjoyed the post. These are some of my favorite blogs that I subscribe to, and I found a few great new ones while doing research for this post. Hope you enjoy them.

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