Companies the world over are always on the lookout for new tips and techniques on how to improve their business. Blogs are an excellent source for information and tips from the business and marketing world because they provide the reader with regular updates. However, it’s tough sifting through the multitudes of blogs out there that all offer to help businesses. Thus, we’ve put together a list of the top 20 business blogs that we think can help any young or even flourishing business achieve more success.
#20 “A PR Guy’s Musings” by Stuart Bruce
Stuart Bruce is the co-founder and managing director of Wolfstar. He managed to grow it into one of the UK’s largest public relations social media consultancies within 4 years of its inception. He’s worked for several large companies such as Sony Ericcson, Unilever, HSBC, and Philips.
Stuart has been listed in the top 1% of the UK’s most influential public relations people. In 2007, he created one of the world’s first ever Twitter PR campaign for UK cabinet member, Alan Johnson. His current blog, A PR Guy’s Musings, is ranked as one of the world’s top blogs on public relations.
#19 Tom Asacker
Tom Asacker is an acclaimed author and speaker who is an expert on topics such as marketplace evolution, customer relationships, and branding. He has written 4 highly acclaimed books, is a regular speaker for client conferences and management retreats, and has made several media appearances on radio, internet, and TV programs.
#18 “The Practice of Leadership” by George Ambler
George Ambler operates a blog called “The Practice of Leadership” which he updates regularly. His blog is meant to be an ongoing conversation on leadership application. Its goal is to help people learn good leadership practices and to be able to share their experiences to help others.
#17 “The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur” by Mike Michalowicz
“Mike Michelowicz (pronounced mi-CAL-o-wits) started his first business at the age of 24, moving his young family to the only safe place he could afford – a retirement village. With no experience, no contacts and no savings he systematically bootstrapped a multi-million dollar business. Then he did it again. And again.
His experience building three multi-million dollar companies fostered a philosophy rarely taught to entrepreneurs: the lack of money, experience and resources is, in fact, your greatest asset.
Mike is the president of a behavioral web optimization firm, Obsidian Launch; is the small business columnist for The Wall Street Journal; is a frequent television guest; is a keynote speaker on entrepreneurship; and is the author of cult classic book, The Toilet Paper Entrepreneur.”
–taken from http://www.toiletpaperentrepreneur.com/author/biography
#16 “All Things Workplace” by Steve Roesler
Steve is an award-winning writer and speaker on topics such as leadership, management and career management which he writes about extensively in his blog. He has had over 30 years of experience in professional development, executive coaching, and speaking. He’s also designed and provided leadership and communication programs to some of the world’s biggest organizations such as Pfizer, Johnson& Johnson, and AstraZeneca.
#15 “Drew’s Marketing Minute” by Drew McLellan
Drew McLellan is one of the world’s top experts in branding and marketing. He’s advised big clients such as Nabisco, Kraft Foods, Make-A-Wish, and many more. His blog, Drew’s Marketing Minute, was considered one of the world’s most popular blogs on branding and marketing by AdAge magazine’s Power 150. He was also mentioned in the Wall Street Journal as “one of the 10 bloggers that every entrepreneur should read.”
#14 “Neuromarketing” by Roger Dooley
“Neuromarketing is published and authored by Roger Dooley, president of Dooley Direct, LLC. Dooley is a consultant and entrepreneur who combines knowledge of emerging phenomena like neuromarketing and social networking with decades of hands-on marketing experience. He helps companies understand the implications of new technologies and techniques, and guides them in the implementation of practical strategies to adapt to them.
Clients of Dooley’s firm range from Fortune 500 firms to entrepreneurial ecommerce businesses. Beyond his role as a neuromarketing missionary, his expertise includes online community building, web promotion, and search engine marketing.
Dooley regularly addresses national conferences, and has been quoted frequently in the mainstream press on topics ranging from brain fitness marketing to web communities and social networks. He holds an engineering degree from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA from the University of Tennessee.”
–taken from http://www.neurosciencemarketing.com/blog/about-us
#13 “Presentation Zen” by Garr Reynolds
“Garr Reynolds is a jazz-loving marketing professional and student of Zen and the Zen arts who lives in Japan and travels the world talking about all things presentation.”
–taken from http://posterous.com/users/10AoR0170it#activities/page/1
#12 Ben Casnocha
Ben Casnocha is an entrepreneur, author and blogger. He’s authored a book called “My Start-Up Life” in 2007 and has written a multitude of articles on current affairs, entrepreneurship, careers, and technology for his blog. Aside from that, he has contributed to NPR’s Marketplace, Newsweek, the American Enterprise Institute, and the US State Department.
#11 “Problogger” by Darren Rowse
Darren Rowse is a consultant, speaker, and the founder of several blogs such as b4media and problogger.net. He is a prominent blogger in the blogosphere and contributes to 20 different blogs.
His 2 main blogs are “Digital Photography School” which offers photography tips, and Problogger which gives all kinds of advice on blogging. Both blogs get over 85 thousand to 100 thousand views a day and receive over $20,000 in revenues from ads. Technorati ranked Problogger as #2 in its list of most favorited blogs list and 40th as the most linked-to blog.
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