The good news is, with so many bloggers out there, there's a lot of business-based writers and leaders of inspiring companies sharing their knowledge, and the majority of their blogs are free to access.
From market trends to workplace politics, there’s a wealth of information out there for you to access, you just have to find it. That’s where Workspace can help. In order to save you time and effort, this article will provide you with a comprehensive list of some of the top business blogs you should read.
As well as a link to each blog, we’ve picked an article to give you a taste of what they have to offer.
1. The 'Guardian.co.uk' business blog
This is a great source for the very latest business news. It gets updated several times a day during the working week by business reporters and columnists from the Guardian.
Start with Imposter Syndrome and how to Overcome it
2. The British Library Business and Intellectual Property Centre
The BIPC offers tips and advice for entrepreneurs looking to start, run and grow their business. As well as informative blog posts, you can also access webinars and workshops that cover a vast range of topics from funding to writing your first business plan.
Start with How to Trademark a Business Name
Neil Usher has over 25 years’ global experience across broadcasting, tech, engineering and music. His blog contains in-depth posts relating to the world of work and business from a variety of perspectives. In his own words “This blog aims to help us at least understand the phenomenon of work a little more.”
Start with Twenty Five: Workplace Mix
A blog by Martin Couzins a freelance content strategist. He provides some helpful tips for entrepreneurs about various aspects of business, including recruitment, innovation and social marketing.
Start with Getting stuff done: Tasks Together Versus Tasks Alone
5. Birds on the Blog
“Content created by women, for women”. The content ranges from personal life posts, to small business topics focusing on specific areas such as marketing and productivity.
Start with Landing Your Dream Job: Tips for Women on the Hiring Process
6. Neil Patel.com
Essential reading for any business looking to grow their online presence, Neil is the co-founder of analytics platforms such as Crazy Egg, Hello Bar, and Kissmetrics, he knows his stuff! His videos and articles are informative and helpful as well as entertaining.
Start with The Number 1 Reason 99% of Your Visitors Don’t Buy from You
7. Industry Voice
This blog belongs to Business Green.com which provides a platform for experts to share their views and discuss the latest green business developments. From CSR to eco energy solutions, this is the perfect place to find information on being a greener business.
Start with The Benefits of Becoming a Sustainable Business
8. Eventbrite Blog
Although this blog shares a lot of pieces based on event planning, businesses can use the advice and knowledge included and transfer it to marketing, brand storytelling and top tips for reaching new audiences.
Start with How to Master Brand Storytelling
9. Innovate UK
This blog is the new name for the UK’s Technology Strategy Board — the UK’s innovation agency. Featuring writing from experts in innovation, it has a wealth of information that businesses can learn from to grow and develop.
Start with Addressing Cybersecurity Challenges
10. Project Resource
This team of bloggers provide business solutions covering a range of topics for employers or employees. Project Resource Blog specialises within the construction, civil engineering and infrastructure industries, but many of their posts can be applied to any business.
Start with Horrible Bosses and How to Deal with Them
Ok, we know we said 10, but our very own Community section is bursting with useful articles on the world of business, including interviews and case studies from our customers and inspiring leaders. We also publish HomeWork magazine, which you can find online or pick up a physical copy in any of our buildings. Each issue explores different aspects of business, from entrepreneur or freelancer to larger companies.
So now it’s time to pop the kettle on, pick a blog or five and get reading!
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