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.

Getting Started

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

The Launch

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

Networking

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

Branding

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

The Best Times to Post on Social Media / Buffer

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

The Alisha Nicole

The Nectar Collective

by Regina

Femtrepreneur

Evolve and Succeed

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.

How to start a business - helpful blog posts and entrepreneurs you should be following.

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