As a small business owner it can be incredibly hard to filter through the wealth of information that is available. Therefore, we have come up with a list of 9 Small Business Resources No Business Owner Can Live Without. Take a look and let us know what you think.
Resource #1: Noobpreneur
Noobpreneur means a first time entrepreneur. Noobpreneur is an online magazine that has various subjects like business management, business technology, and marketing, written by different authors.
Resource #2: Side Hustle Nation
Side Hustle Nation is a great resource for someone looking to start a side business, but they aren’t sure of what to do first. This site is all about helping you find the right side business for you and how you can make it profitable.
Resource #3: Small Biz Answers
This is a Twitter account that tweets about the latest articles in small business news. The purpose of this page is to “provide actionable information for small business owners and their employees. In other words, articles that can teach you how to do things.”
Resource #4: Business 2 Community
This resource focuses on small business news and current trends. With a team of over 10,000 contributors there is a ton of information on a variety of topics like the world news, marketing, finance, arts & entertainment, and technology.
Resource #5: Venture Beat
This website is a great resource for news and trends in the technology industry.
Resource #6: SmallBizDaily
Rieva Lesonsky, a small business expert, uses this site to cover every small business topic that you can imagine. They also provide a weekly roundup of small business news that is very helpful to any small business owner.
Resource #7: Small Business Trends
This is one of the best sites for small business owners, since it offers articles on a huge variety of topics like retail trends, management, taxes and technology and they have guides, tools and templates that are extremely helpful.
Resource #8: Small Business Administration
The SBA has been around since 1953, and is a great resource no matter what industry you are in. Besides offering small business loans and grants, they also provide information on business plans, licensing, taxes, human resources and other small business news.
Resource #9: National Federation of Independent Businesses
This website offers news and resources for small businesses on a variety of subjects like finance, HR, and marketing, plus videos.
Bonus Resource: Digital.com
This website shares 82 small business ideas and downloadable tools to help budding entrepreneurs start their journey.
What do you think of our list? What are some resources that you like to use to run your business? Leave your answer in the comments section!
About Elizabeth-Jamey Rand
Elizabeth-Jamey Rand is the President/CEO of Oasis Consulting Group, a consulting agency based in Miami Beach, FL that specializes in Business Development, Social Media, Event Planning, Virtual Assistance, Advertising, Real Estate Agent Help, Start-ups, Marketing, and Copywriting. By using an innovative outside of the box thinking approach when it comes to working with their clients, they are able to provide their customers with comprehensive research and everything they may need in order to run their business successfully and smoothly. To learn more, contact her at (786) 562-7601 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.