24 Blogs Every Entrepreneur Needs to Read

Starting your own company is something you’ve always dreamed about. As an entrepreneur, you want to collaborate but also, to do things your way. But, how do you know it’s the right way?

The good news: there is a wealth of information available on the internet to help.

With so many business bloggers churning out advice daily, how do you figure out which sites are worth reading?

We’ve compiled a list, in no particular order, of our favorite small business blogs for entrepreneurs. Schedule time on your calendar to dive in and get reading!

Gary Vaynerchuk

Want the truth and nothing but the truth? Gary Vanyerchuk is going to give it to you, with no sugar coating. Gary is a successful serial entrepreneur, the CEO and cofounder of VanyerMedia, a full-service digital agency that services Fortune 500 companies. Plus, he was an early investor in companies like Uber, Venmo, Twitter and Tumblr, so you can trust he knows his stuff.

Marie Forleo

Marie Forleo’s genuine approach to business brings thought provoking questions to the table, fills you with answers and sends you out into the world with a smile on your face. Marie can be found using humor to share wisdom in a way that sticks.

Guy Kawasaki

As the Brand Ambassador for Mercedes Benz, among other other business ventures, Guy Kawasaki features start up advice for branding, marketing, speaking and pitching ideas.

Chic CEO

With business knowledge at your fingertips, the Chic CEO blog features realistic advice that you can apply in any industry.

Smart Passive Income

Looking for advice on passive income opportunities, such as blogging, podcasting, email and affiliate marketing? Look no further than Pat Flynn to give you the information you need.

Young Upstarts

The description on their website is no joke. This blog is really “All about entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, ideas, innovation, and small business.” With tons of posts, this blog is a great resource for anyone, no matter what age.

Barry Moltz

Learn how to get your business unstuck and unlock your potential with Barry Moltz’s blog, videos and a radio show. As a small business owner for more than two decades as well as founding his own angel investment firm, Barry has lots to say to help guide you in the right direction.

Small Biz Club

From creating a plan for your start up to running and growing your business, this website has articles in every different business category you can imagine. You will never be without information

Shep Hyken

Customers are an important element of your business. You can have all the great ideas in the world but if you’re not treating your customers well, you may not be in business long. Shep Hyken has incredible insight about customer service and knows how to

Ritz Carlton

Take your customer service to a luxurious level from the company that does it right. This blog features insight on customer service, leadership, employee related topics and more.

Entrepreneurs on Fire

Accomplish your goals, learn effective habits, master productivity and more with the insight from this website. They even offer a podcast that you can listen to while on the go.

The Entrepreneurs Library

Looking for business books? You found the resource that will bring all the books that you should be reading to the table. With their podcast and extensive knowledge base on a variety of book topics, you’ll be reading and learning in no time.

StartUp Savant

For those startups that can’t afford an attorney to help with paperwork, this website guides you through every step of the way, based on your state, to becoming a legit business. They also have resources for compliance, finance, planning, branding. A one stop shop to all you need!

Tim Ferriss

The author of The 4-Hour Work Week shares his insight through interviewing world class names in business. You can listen to his Podcast or read through the articles via his blog. Either way, you’ll be inspired and will take away knowledge from those that have already been down a similar path.

Women on Business

An amazing resource for women in any area of business, their goal is to broaden discussions between male and female thought leaders. With an extensive category list, anyone can find information here that is relevant to keep their business running successfully.

Seth Godin

Seth Godin wants you to, “Go make something happen”. His short yet thought provoking blog posts will keep the wheels spinning in your head and may challenge your current perspective with the intention to help you build something even bigger and better.

Mike Michalowicz

Mike Michalowicz has been there done that. From founding and selling two multi-million dollar companies by the age of 35, he then proceeded to make a few mistakes that caused him to lose his entire fortune. He picked himself up and proceeded to learn how to grow strong and successful companies. You can reap the benefits of his insight via his blog.

Think Entrepreneurship

From lifestyle to inspiration to technology, you can find a buffet of knowledge on the Think Entrepreneurship blog.

The Suitcase Entrepreneur

Want to quit your 9-5 job and travel the world doing work you truly love? Natalie Sisson can help you become that digital nomad you’ve always dreamed of becoming.

Under 30 CEO

Don’t let the title of this blog scare you. And, don’t let your age stop you from starting your business. Take your life from average to awesome and check out these posts to help you get there.

Chris Ducker

Chris Ducker, the author of Virtual Freedom, gives you the inside scoop on how to build a real business with super simple advice.

Lifestyle Entrepreneur Blog

Jessie Krieger, author of Lifestyle Entrepreneur, shows you how to create not only the business of your dreams but the lifestyle that it accompanies. By honing in on your passions and interests, you can leverage them into a business and lifestyle “worthy of a screenplay”.

Peter Shallard

Known as “The Shrink for Entrepreneurs”, Peter Shallard will help you zone in on the roadblocks in your mind that are preventing you from achieving your goals.

Small Business Trends

From business how-tos to trending topics, you’ll find lots of information and instructions to get you on your way in areas like social media, marketing, management, technology and more.

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Jenny Dempsey is the Customer Experience Manager for NumberBarn