In the age of the Internet and social media, so much of what you need is accessible at your fingertips. A simple Google search and kapow – you can become expert at virtually anything. For small business owners, there is a wealth of advice on topics ranging from sales strategies to customer service best practices. In an effort to keep you well informed, we have compiled a list of some of the best business blogs to visit for inspiration.
This blog is an award winning online publication that is extremely popular and well trafficked. With topics ranging from finance to management, this website covers a lot of ground and features hundreds of expert contributors. Content is updated daily and paid advertising on the site is discreet.
Women on Business is an award-winning online destination for the news that women need to be successful in the business world. The publication features insights from noteworthy thought leaders and seeks to grow the impact of women in business.
Small Biz Daily was founded by three female entrepreneurs who met while working at Entrepreneur Magazine. The site is updated daily, with a good representation of topics and points of view. The online publication also boasts a “loan center”, where visitors can scope out lending resources.
This site is managed by a team of industry experts who provide live coaching support for entrepreneurs. In addition to a lively blog that is updated regularly with great advice and insight, the team offers video training and online resources to help take your small business to the next level.
This blog is Canadian-centric and offers regular updates on the entrepreneurial and business landscape in Canada. Startup Canada offers many resources beyond the blog, all of which are featured on the website.
This site is maintained by the government of Canada and features hundreds of articles and blog posts dating back to 2009. The blog specifically showcases Canadian resources and points of view from luminaries in the corporate arena.
Groove, an online help desk software, built their company almost exclusively through content marketing. If you want to learn from the best, going back and reading this blog from its inception will open your eyes to the wonders of content marketing.
No matter the stage of your small business, it is always helpful to seek advice and counsel from experts. With the rise of content marketing and the availability of resources on the Internet, guidance is only one click away. Hopefully this list serves as a starting point for your research efforts, but if you would like to meet with a Miller Bernstein representative for some real-life, interactive discussion, contact us today.