I would like to share my current list of favourite websites and blogs geared to small businesses. If you’re not already following some of these I’m sure you will gain a lot by tuning in to what they have to offer. An easy way to do this is to subscribe to the Blog RSS feed if that is available.
Copywrite Matters offers Online SEO Copywriting that will boost your brand. Belinda will assist you to stand out online and show some personality! Belinda’s blog ‘The Copy Detective’ is full of information and tips with regards to SEO copywriting for your website, social media, press releases, articles and blogs.
I love Flying Solo for a number of reasons. It’s geared for the soloist [me] and a great spot for relevant articles, tips and networking opportunities.
Duct Tape Marketing
I’ve really only discovered the value of Duct Tape Marketing late last year but every time a new article hits my inbox, I find great content. It offers simple, effective and affordable small business marketing tips, tactics and tools from marketing consultant and author John Jantsch.
Dynamic Business covers business news, information, blogs, entrepreneur profiles, small business advice & tips, how to start a business, manage a business, grow a business and become a smart company. Their monthly magazine (11 issues for the year) is also well worth subscribing to.
Her Business Blog
The Australian Businesswomen’s Network (ABN) Blog is also full of business news, tips and ideas for Australia’s women small business owners, however, I think there’s something in there for everyone, not just women!
Mashable is a blog focusing on Social Media news. It covers cool new websites, tools and social networks: Facebook, Google, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube. Mashable has a massive following with a following on Twitter of 2.6+ million and listed on some 88k+ Lists! This is an indication of the quality of content being produced.
My Business is a magazine for small-to-medium enterprises, which happens to be the dominant sector (92%) of all business in Australia. My Business offers articles from ‘Experts’ which contain fresh, easy-to-read articles, money-making tips and expert advice.
Smart Company is all about business news, advice, information, entrepreneur interviews, start-up advice, business forum, business events, webinars and a great topic list of business blogs to select from depending on your interest.
Social Media Examiner
Social Media Examiner, is the world’s largest social media blog. It’s designed to help businesses discover how to best use social media and covers all the main social media platforms. Technorati and AdAge rank Social Media Examiner as one of the Top 100 Business Blog.
Start Up Smart
StartupSmart is full of small business advice, small business mentors, and the latest small business news to help you start your business the smart way. Again, whilst this is targetted to a specific group in business, Start-Ups, there’s plenty of valuable information even for those who have been in business for years!
Do you have a favourite business website or blog? Feel free to share by leaving a comment below so we can check it out!