So you’ve decided you want to start a business, but you’re a little lost on how to begin. Or, maybe you’ve already started a business and you want some more resources on how to better your business. Well, you’re in the right spot. I’ve browsed the web and put the best blog posts in one place so you don’t have to spend hours upon hours looking for what you need. You’re welcome. I do it all for the team. Just kidding, I just have spent way too much time going through hundreds of posts and feel like I need to put that to good use.
Mini Business Plan Walk-Through / Nora Conrad
Designing a Business Plan / Amanda Genther
Starting your Business when you’re Broke / The Nectar Collective
How to Name your Business / Entrepreneur
Steps for a Killer Launch / by Regina
10-Step Launch Blueprint / Female Entrepreneur Association
Backwards Approach to Launching / Elle & Co
Anatomy of an E-Book Launch / Just A Girl And Her Blog
How to Make Sales after the Launch / Femtrepreneur
Tips for Building your Network / Levo League
How to Find your First Clients / by Regina
Networking from Home / The Well
Tips for Overcoming the Networking Nerves / Kory Woodard
How to Create a Visual Style Guide / Design School – Canva
Elements of a Perfect Logo / Little Farm Media
How to Create a Brand Board / Whitney Blake
Essentials of Crafting a Distinct Brand Identity / The Brand Stylist
Tools You Need
Essential Tools for Creatives / The Lady Boss League
Apps for Coaches / Jennypurr
Side Hustler’s Toolbox / Megan Minns
Invoicing & Time Tracking Tools / Twelveskip
Social Media Marketing
What Social Media Platforms are Right for You? / Chloe Social
How to Create an Effective Social Media Calendar / Kayla Hollatz
Build your Social Media Strategy / Devan Danielle
>> I’m a Social Media Manager so social is my bread and butter. I’ll be doing a post about the best social media marketing resources soon with much more details on each individual social media platforms. Let me know if that’s something you’d be interested in seeing.
The Not So Fun Stuff
Income Tax Info for the Self-Employed / Work At Home Adventures
Small Business Tax Write-Offs / Mashable
Biggest Legal Concerns For Creative Business Owners / Sycamore Street Press
Budgeting for the Self-Employed / The Everygirl
Biz Owners with Awesome Free Workshops / Webinars
By the way, it was super hard to not have links to multiple posts from these awesome entrepreneurs and bloggers listed above, but I wanted to give you all some variety. Check out each of those awesome people for some more great posts though if you have some time. They are some of my favorite business gurus to check out weekly.
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