Top Entrepreneur Blogs
- Seth Godin's Blog
- Both Sides of the Table
- Wise Bread
- All Business
- A VC
- The Entrepreneurial Mind
- Gary Vaynerchuk's Blog
- Kabbage Small Business Blog
- Entrepreneur's Journey
- The 4-Hour Workweek
- Women on Business
- The Suitcase Entrepreneur
- The Founder Coach
It's (almost) the start of a new year, which means you might be planning your next big career or business move for the coming 365 days.
And whether you're ready to stop dreaming and start doing, or still in the planning stage of turning your ideas into a full-time job, these blogs for entrepreneurs are the right place to start. Get insider advice on cryptocurrency news, tactical tips for making your side gig your main gig, and motivational messages right when you need them.
Staying connected with the entrepreneur community is key to success. So, pick a few of these blogs and add them to your regular rotation. Each one posts regular, original content from experts you can trust. Which one will help you make it big?
Blogs for Entrepreneurs
1. Seth Godin's Blog
Want quick bites of daily motivation? This entrepreneur and best-selling author's blog is the place to be. Godin's a believer in writing often, open, and honestly. From tips on empathy to tracking metrics that work, you'll find practical advice and actionable lessons every time you visit this blog.
Start with this post: Speaking Up About What We Could Do Better
2. Both Sides of the Table
Mark Suster is a VC and former entrepreneur. He's founded two companies and has experience in a variety of business scenarios, from successful startups to corporate failures. On his blog, Suster breaks down business lingo and entrepreneur concepts so even a beginner can understand them easily.
Start with this post: I Know Everybody Told You to Send Your Fundraising Decks as a Link. Here's Why You Should Just Send the Deck.
3. Wise Bread
Hear from a variety of voices on accounting tools, online businesses, and freelance work. While you're there, flip over to the personal finance, frugal living, and credit card sections to keep yourself in check while you're getting your business up and running.
Start with this post: How to Pull Your Small Business Out of a Cash Crunch
4. All Business
Hear from the experts. You'll get a diverse offering of topics, from sales and marketing to finance and staffing. Expect to find technical articles on non-bank lending and more inspirational pieces on shifting your mindset and overcoming mediocrity. Whatever your business goal, there's something helpful for you on "All Business."
Start with this post: 4 Ways to Protect Your Startup from Copycat Competitors
5. A VC
Venture capitalist Fred Wilson's blog shares solid, no-frills posts on cutting-edge trends like CryptoTwitter and important reads about the state of the market. To familiarize yourself with what VCs are talking about -- head to Wilson's page.
Start with this post: Is Buying Crypto Assets "Investing"
When you start a business, it's important to establish yourself as a thought leader in your industry -- and to build a brand voice for your company. Copyblogger teaches you how to do both. Find tips for improving your writing skills, blogging, and getting over your fear of sharing content with your audience.
Start with this post: 10 Often Overlooked Website Mistakes that May Harm Your Business
7. The Entrepreneurial Mind
Dr. Jeff Cornwall is co-founder of The Entrepreneurial Mind, a serial entrepreneur, and a professor of entrepreneurship at Belmont University. His blog is packed with quick advice and valuable insights on starting and growing a business. Learn when it's time to fire a customer, when to pivot your business model, and why, sometimes, you just need to launch.
Start with this post: Life's a Pitch. Be Ready!
8. Gary Vaynerchuk's Blog
You either love Gary Vee or you hate him -- but no one can argue the guy doesn't hustle. His blog is a treasure trove of motivational videos, his latest podcasts, and advice on business, digital media, and entrepreneurship.
Start with this post: Cheering for Optimism and the Internet
9. Kabbage Small Business Blog
Find articles for women in business, marketing, and growing your company -- to name a few. Kabbage offers small business funding and a valuable blog. Learn surefire signs you're ready to start hiring, how to launch your side hustle, and how to empower women in business. This holistic business blog has a little something for everyone.
Start with this post: The Ultimate Guide for Seasonal Businesses
10. Entrepreneur's Journey
Want to learn how to live the "laptop lifestyle?" This blog is all about starting and marketing an online business. Founder Yaro Starak shares the online business model he's leveraged to make over a million dollars. The model is centered around starting a blog, growing an email newsletter, and selling your own digital products. If you're entering the online space, this is a good place to start.
Start with this post: How I Can Afford to Travel the World 12 Months a Year
11. The 4-Hour Workweek
Tim Ferriss' blog is named after his bestselling book by the same name. He's been listed as one of Fast Company's Most Innovative Business People and is an early-stage technology investor/advisor for companies like Uber, Facebook, and Shopify. His blog is packed with his latest podcasts and articles about starting, managing, and selling a company.
Start with this post: Hurry Up and Fail
12. Women on Business
This award-winning blog broadens the discussion between today's male and female business thought leaders. Get marketing tips, lists of tools you need, and even advice on how to choose just the right coworking space.
Start with this post: 5 Essential Habits to Be a Successful Woman Entrepreneur
13. The Suitcase Entrepreneur
New Zealand entrepreneur Natalie Sisson travels the world running her business. She's the bestselling author of "The Suitcase Entrepreneur" and a TEDx speaker. On her blog, she's dedicated to helping entrepreneurs uncover the habits, tools, routines, and mindset to become more successful.
Start with this post: Why Entrepreneurs Constantly Burn Out and How You Can Prevent It
14. The Founder Coach
Dave Bailey is a serial founder, investor, and a coach to many of Europe's fastest-growing tech CEOs. On his blog, The Founder Coach, Dave shares in-the-trenches stories that give readers practical insights into what it takes to build and scale a VC-backed tech company.
I hope you enjoy these entrepreneur blogs and find inspiration and encouragement right when you need it. To learn more, read about the challenges of being a female CEO next.