At Lantinga Vita we are constantly learning. While starting a business is exciting, it is also very difficult and time-consuming, dominated by unknown territory. So, when we are faced with a new challenge, we look for guidance from others who have more experience.
This is why our team spends a lot amount of time reading and learning, often through blogs. But right now there are SO many great blogs about entrepreneurship that it is overwhelming! Where do you begin? Which ones do you read?
We’ve made a list of our top 10 favourite blogs right now (in no particular order), all of which we have found useful lately in building our business. These blogs have taught us about a wide range of topics relating to entrepreneurship, including social media, marketing, website maintenance and optimization, finances, business strategy, and reaching our audience effectively.
What are your favourite blogs for entrepreneurs and small businesses right now? Check our our list and let us know what you think!
Through his blog, Gary Vaynerchuk uses what he has learned on his road to success and gives great advice about entrepreneurship. You will learn a lot from this guy, who is a prominent influencer with a forward and daring way of looking at the world.
Young Upstarts is a blog that focuses on the younger generation changing the world through entrepreneurship. It has modern and edgy content relevant for entrepreneurs and small business owners.
- 5 Business Plan Secrets for a Successful Tech Startup
- Mobile Apps vs Mobile Web: Do you Have to Choose?
This blog focuses on building and marketing small businesses, and has tons of useful content. It’s creator, Derek Halpern, is one of the leading experts of online communications and social media today. He is a successful entrepreneur and he does a great job in passing on what has learned through his successes and failures.
- Don’t Spend One Cent on Business Cards til You See This
- Here are the Only 3 Things You Must Do to become Great at Anything
The founder of Smart Passive Income blog, Pat Flynn, has started many businesses, and through his blog shares what has worked and what hasn’t. This is a great blog for entrepreneurs because we can learn from his mistakes and successes! He lets us know what works and what doesn’t in the work of entrepreneurship.
This blog addresses many small business topics, but it is mainly focused on helping small businesses leverage social media to increase their online exposure. Amy Porterfield focuses on a variety of useful topics, in her practical articles, including social media, list building, and product marketing. A lot of articles walk you through practical steps, like how to use short video clips on Facebook.
- Are You Repelling or Attracting Your Potential Customers?
- 5 Reasons Most Online Courses Fail (& How to Turn Them Into Your Biggest Opportunity)
6. COPY BLOGGER
Content marketing is more and more important in entrepreneurship, and this blog is a great resource to navigate this indimidating world. Copyblogger writes about current world of content creation, including blogs and podcasts, and is a great resource to keep updated on best practices and industry trends. Check it out to learn about creating, improving, and optimizing your business’ online content.
- 3 Surprising Stages of Successful Landing Pages
- A Simple Way to Turn Your Email Subscribers into True Fans
DIY Marketers writes about various topics relating to small business marketing, and is a great resource for anyone starting a business.
This blog is full of tips and tricks on how to improve your business, with great tips on how to make LinkedIn work for you. Sarah Santacroce writes most of the posts, and when she is not an expert on the topic she brings in guest bloggers to provide you with the best information.
- Social Selling – Or How to Get Clients on LinkedIn
- Guest Post: 50 must-have features for small business websites
The Duct Tape Marketing Blog provides practical content related to small business marketing.
10. CHRIS DUCKER
Chris Ducker’s blog is all about growing your business, and includes interesting and useful content for entrepreneurs. Virtual entrepreneurship is Chris’s specialty, so he has a large amount of content devoted to this important topic.
- 6 Ways to Profit From Your Personal Brand
- The Super Easy 6-Step Email Marketing Funnel [Infographic]
Written by Josefine Yacksmith