7 Business Blogs That Are Better Than an MBA

Owning a small business is tough, but you don’t have to do it alone.

The greatness of the internet is that information is free and available to anyone willing to find it. There are so many blogs that offer advice to small business owners, from content marketing to sales.

There are business blogs out there with answers to the questions you’ve been asking. 

We took a deep dive into the 7 blogs listed below, reviewed them, and put together a list of their top three blog posts.

(Note: The blogs below barely scratch the surface of all the incredible business blogs out there, so we put together a list of 38 additional business blogs that you can download here.)

1) Buffer

Buffer is becoming one of the best ways to share content on the internet. They understand that content is king and their blog offers some incredible insights into all things content marketing and social media.

2) Copyblogger

This blog is a GOLD MINE for anyone that wants to know everything there is to know about internet marketing.

Email marketing, copywriting, social media…this blog is an endless resource that will help take your business to the next level.

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3) Groove

GrooveHQ is on a journey to $500k in monthly revenue, having previously beaten their first goal of $100k. Their blog offers incredible transparency into the startup process and shines a powerful light on what it looks like to grow a business.

4) VideoFruit

More than video, VideoFruit has become a paradise for small business owners. Started by Bryan Harris, VideoFruit offers in-depth case studies of product creation, guest blogging, and email list building experiments.

I learned so much from this blog, that I interviewed Bryan Harris on my podcast, Inspiring Awesome. You can check out the interview here: The Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Thousands to Your Website

5) Growth Hackers

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Traditionally, growth hacking is all about using creativity and social metrics to gain exposure and sell products. GrowthHackers.com is the StackOverflow of growth hacking and Internet marketing.

It’s a great place to ask questions, keep up with trends, and follow others. They also feature Growth Studies that take a critical look into different businesses and figure out what led to their growth.

6) Jason Does Stuff

Jason is an interesting guy… to say the least. He’s launched some really crazy projects that you might’ve heard about on the newsfrom “I Wear Your Shirt” to “Buy My Last Name.”

He’s an expert in getting sponsorships for just about anything, and his blog offers incredible wisdom into productivity, product launches, and becoming a better business owner.

Because Jason is so fascinating, I also interviewed him on the Inspiring Awesome Podcast. You can check out the interview here: Creativity for Sale with Jason SurfrApp

7) Boost Blog Traffic

If writing isn’t your thing, you’ll find that BoostBlogTraffic.com has one of the most useful business blogs out there.

This blog from Jon Morrow is all about helping you become a better writer. All while sharing practical techniques that will skyrocket your blog’s growth.

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Conclusion

Finding business help on the internet can be a really daunting task. There’s so much content out there, and it’s hard to know where to start. Hopefully the list of blogs above will be a launching pad for a business education you never knew was possible!

Are 7 blogs not enough to satisfy you? Download our list of the 38 best business blogs today!


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James Carbary
James Carbary is the founder of Sweet Fish Media, a podcast agency for B2B brands. He’s a contributor for the Huffington Post & Business Insider, and he also co-hosts a top-ranked podcast according to Forbes: B2B Growth. When James isn’t interviewing the smartest minds in B2B marketing, he’s drinking Cherry Coke Zero, eating Swedish Fish, and hanging out with the most incredible woman on the planet (who he somehow talked into marrying him).

Posted on May 14, 2015 in Content Marketing, Small Business Tips, Social Media

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About the Author

James Carbary is the founder of Sweet Fish Media, a podcast agency for B2B brands. He’s a contributor for the Huffington Post & Business Insider, and he also co-hosts a top-ranked podcast according to Forbes: B2B Growth. When James isn’t interviewing the smartest minds in B2B marketing, he’s drinking Cherry Coke Zero, eating Swedish Fish, and hanging out with the most incredible woman on the planet (who he somehow talked into marrying him).

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  • Great list, thank you! I knew about some of these blogs, but others were new to me.

    • James Carbary

      Glad it was helpful, Mike!

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