Being in business, whether in its early or late stages of development is challenging and somewhere along the line, advice will need to be taken.
Luckily there are many entrepreneurs, seasoned business professionals and investors online happy to share their knowledge and expertise free of charge. If there’s one thing we know about running a business it is that time is of the essence. This is why we’ve compiled a list of our favourite business blogs, so you don’t have to sift your way through the good, the bad and the ugly.
Here’s our top five which should leave you bursting with inspiration and direction.
Quora is the place to get answers on almost everything, but it is most certainly worth a look for those interested in business advice. If you are worried about having to make your way through hundreds of questions, fear not. Answers get voted up and down the community by active users meaning that only the best ones will receive the exposure they deserve. Also concerned about the quality of answers you’d find? With Mark Zuckerburg and Fred Wilson amongst contributors, it is safe to say you are in good hands.
The Guardian Business Blog
An obvious yet unavoidable choice. The Guardian’s online business offering is the ideal place to keep on top of business news and the latest developments which have been happening worldwide. The blog is updated several times a day by leading journalists and specialised business reporters so you can ensure that anything you read here is hot off the press.
If you use LinkedIn to keep in touch with your connections and explore new opportunities, the LinkedIn Today section also makes the social network a key place to catch up on news related to your field. Shared by influencers directly relevant to you, articles will be unique to your personal profile and social connections- a great place to keep on top of knowledge development in your field and benefit from business advice. No need to keep checking back if it’s been updated, each time you login you’ll receive fresh content.
Are you trying to keep a close eye on your finances? WiseBread is home to writers who specialise in “living large on a small budget”. There is some excellent advice on where you can cut corners with inspiration on how to carry out what seem like costly exercises on a budget, for example gaining free publicity. Read this blog if you don’t want to sacrifice your financial independence to enjoy life.
Bdaily is a forward thinking, online business news platform which allows users to easily organise stories by region and sector in keeping with interests. The content is brought to you by a combination of professional writers and community created content providing an excellent mix of news, advice and opinion. It also aims to develop and engage the business community by hosting regional event listings, job vacancies, and members’ pages.
Do you have any you’d like to add to our list?