In Need Of Advice Or Inspiration?
In the spirit of having Artem here this weekend (the young entrepreneur from San Francisco) we have gathered 5 great websites and blogs from around the internet. All 5 focuses on inspiring and guiding any new start-up business, but in their own uniq way. The websites are listed in a non-hierarchal order.
First Round Review
First Round Review contains many interesting profile pieces and provides a look into the minds of founders and CEO’s of start up businesses. Read their personal stories and get all the nuggets from their journey. The First Round Review promise to bring you only the exact words of the entrepreneurs, to give you direct tools that you can use in your business, and to never bore you in the whole process. We think they keep their promise. Besides from the Review, First Round is a community where start up businesses can connect with mentors and supporters. So looking for a peek into other entrepeneurs minds or looking to connect, go to: http://firstround.com/review/
Both Sides Of The Table.
“Bothsides of The Table” is a blog by Mark Suster, who is
a 2 x entrepreneur and VC. The posts are frequent, easy readable and well written. Suster gives you endless tips on HR, Leadership, Negotiations, PR/Marketing and Sales. So really, just everything a person, who is staring their own business needs to know. His posts are based on personal experience and stories, but are always written with business advice in mind. There is a lot of great content to be found at: http://www.bothsidesofthetable.com
Startup nation is a compilation blog of many different authors, so the style of the articles, and most likely also the quality, is going to be very non consistent. There is a lot of generalising and superficial articles, like the “the 5 myths of….” And “5 quick strategies for…”On the plus side their archive is massive and focuses on starting, managing and growing your business. So there is large amount of advice and information out there, you just have to sort out the stuff that is of no importance to you and your situation.The blog also have a forum for meeting new people and to build a network in, which is a nice feature. http://www.startupnation.com
“For Entrepreneurs” is a website created by David Skok. He offers advice on funding, business models and recruiting the right talents, to mention a few. The website it self is an adventure to browse through, offering beautiful pictures and interesting headlines to capture your attention. The content is helpful and provides information for both newly started companies and established businesses looking to accelerate further. Get lost in the visuel landscape of:http://www.forentrepreneurs.com
Joel.is is the personal blog of Joel Gascoigne, the co-founder and CEO of “Buffer”. He shares his experience of his success, his failures, his day to day life, and the life of a technical nomad. It is the most personal blog on this list, but there are lessons and help to be found and it is definitely an interesting read. Dont waste time! There is lessons to be learned at: http://joel.is