Starting and running a business can be tough, that's why I want to share a few resources that have helped me elevate and dominate my business throughout the years. Have you ever spent hours Googling how to grow your business? You stumble across a number of things from free tools, podcasts, and books you should read that will help you get to the next level? Well, you came to the right place. Today, I am going to share with you 10 of my favorite business resources that have helped me grow in many ways. Enjoy!
Social Media Tools
Canva: An online platform that allows you to create content quickly and easily, even with ZERO graphic design skills. You can design, share, and print business cards, logos, presentations, and more!
Later: I know most of us like to post our social media content manually, but what about when we have a two-week vacation planned? Later, is an Instagram scheduler, and social media platform. Save time with this platform and schedule your content ahead of time. Price ranges from $0 - $49. With an upgraded account you can upload and schedule video content. How cool?! Check out my referral program that gives you 10 FREE POSTS! Click Here.
Find Your Why by Simon Sinek: Struggling to figure out what your life's purpose is? In this book you will go through a series of how-to steps to be able to discover and articulate your WHY.
The New Rules of Marketing & PR by David Meerman Scott: This is a great read for anyone who is new to Marketing and Public Relations. You will get a step-by-step action plan on how to leverage social media, online video, blogs, and more. Be prepared to take notes and learn some awesome techniques that will help you elevate your business.
Savvy Social: A podcast for budding entrepreneurs who want to understand the "how" and "why" of social media marketing.
The Brendon Show: One of my all time favorite podcasts to listen to when I need some daily inspiration while I'm on the road. Want to feel fired up? Then The Brendon Show is PERFECT for YOU.
Hubspot: Hubspot blog is my go-to for staying up to date with the latest in marketing, sales, service tips and news.
TechCrunch: Want to get reports on the business of technology, startups, venture capital funding, and Silicon Valley? Head on over to TechCrunch today!
People To Follow
Karen Civil: Born in Brooklyn raised in New Jersey. Entrepreneur, Brand Curator, Influencer, Author, and Philanthropist. Need I say more?
Gary Vee: If you don't know who Gary Vee is you must be living under a rock....just kidding ;) Gary Vee is an awesome source for motivation, inspiration, business tactics, and social media tips.