9 Best Blogs for Aspiring Entrepreneurs
Juggling school, student organizations, and a social life can be exhausting.
With so much going on, it can sometimes feel like there’s never enough time to pursue your passion and reach your entrepreneurial goals. Sure, you can scroll endlessly through social media in hopes of finding content that will help you on your journey, but that can take more time than it’s worth.
That’s where blogs come in!
There are online blogs specific to any niche you’re interested in, and they make it easy to learn and grow when you’re working with limited time and energy.
We’ve gathered a list of some of our favorite blogs for entrepreneurship advice, self-improvement, inspiration, and news on current trends. Whatever you’re looking for, these blogs will help you reach your goals.
If you have any interest in technology, TechCrunch will be your new go-to site for the latest tech updates. Articles include product analysis, startup profiles, and breaking news in tech. Be sure to check out the Startups section to keep an eye on up-and-coming companies.
#2. Both Sides of the Table
This one’s for the aspiring startup founders out there. Mark Suster, managing partner at Upfront Ventures, offers thought-provoking pieces that will change the way you think about any roadblocks on your entrepreneurial journey. With article titles like “How to Decrease the Odds That Your Startup Fails” and “How to Improve Your Odds of Getting to Yes with a VC ,” Suster’s advice is invaluable for the up-and-coming entrepreneur.
Forbes is a trusted source in business news. The Entrepreneurship section is especially useful for everything from industry updates, inspiration, productivity hacks, and more. Whether you want to learn how to be more persuasive or discover which industries need disruption, you’ll likely find what you’re looking for.
#4. Inc. Magazine
With categories like Innovation, Leadership, Technology, and Startups, it’s easy to see why Inc. Magazine is on this list. Whether you want to become a better leader, embrace your creativity, or even find more attention-grabbing ways to introduce yourself, Inc. has you covered.
#5. She Owns It
This one’s for the girls! She Owns It is run by women, for women. They aim to “empower women to write their own success stories.” Categories include business, marketing, social media, money, and lifestyle, and they also have a plethora of free resources available.
Voted by Forbes as one of the best websites for entrepreneurs, Noobpreneur is written specifically for those who are new to the world of business and entrepreneurship. From common startup mistakes to virtual networking, this blog will provide some of the tools you need to get your business idea off the ground.
#7. Chris Ducker
Chris Ducker, who refers to himself as a “serial entrepreneur,” has interviewed countless successful entrepreneurs. He uploads these interviews, which focus on specific topics, to his blog. Many of the articles on this blog are written in a “How to” format, which is great for those just starting out on their entrepreneurial journey.
If you’re looking for articles that are both fun and useful, Mashable is a great place to start. Their Tech section is great for industry updates and productivity hacks, and the Social Good section offers inspiration for those looking to innovate to make a change in the world. Plus, if you need a break, you can always check out the Entertainment section to read up on the latest celebrity gossip. (Don’t worry, we do it too!)
#9. Seth Godin
If marketing is more your thing, you may find Seth Godin’s blog as a great source of inspiration. The entrepreneur is known in the industry for his expertise on marketing and the way ideas spread throughout popular culture.
Seth shares bite-sized insights on everything from the importance of brand names and titles to what makes a brand likeable. If you’re looking to build a successful brand, Godin’s insights may spark some inspiration and provide guidance.
Did you find any of these blogs helpful? Reach out on Twitter to let us know which is your favorite. Happy reading!