Small Business Blogs
Blogs are a key social media channel for small businesses and entrepreneurs to both share and discover expert advice, resources, opinions, and other information that can be crucial for growing your business. As a small business, we feel it is essential to be hooked into the small business blogosphere, and would like to share the blogs that we read. Below is a list of five blogs we think should be bookmarked and followed by all small business owners and entrepreneurs.
New York Times- You’re the Boss Blog
This is an essential read for small businesses who want to stay current on SMB news. Features articles by experts from an array of fields and backgrounds.
Washington Post- On Small Business
Like the NYT blog, this is a must read. Visiting this blog will keep you up to date on small business news with a focus on policy, regulation and economic climate as it effects small businesses.
Small Biz Lady Melinda Emerson, a small business guru, runs this popular blog. She covers a range of topics and also hosts the weekly #SmallBizChat on Twitter.
Small Business Trends
Founded by small business expert Anita Campbell, this blog is devoted to small business owners and entrepreneurs. It covers a wide variety of topics including technology, marketing, management, and finance. (Also check out their sister blog: Small Business CEO).
Neil Patel, the founder of KISSmetrics and Crazy Eggs, is the author of Quick Sprout. He has a ton of experience and knowledge from starting these successful internet companies and shares it on this blog. Among the topics are converting customers and marketing.
In addition, here is an article with some other SMB blogs to check out.