Top 50 Blogs for Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2013

Top 50 Blogs for Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2013

1) Marketing Mojo for Small Business – At Webs, we combined our website building savvy with our affinity for small businesses to create the most popular website building and hosting solution for entrepreneurs.

2) Big Ideas Blog – The Big Ideas Blog is an informative, fun and helpful blog for small businesses and entrepreneurs to learn about sales and marketing. Our topics range from generating leads and customer follow-up to social media strategy and tips to build your brand.

3) Small Business Sales & Marketing Blog – Our story begins the same way many small business stories do. In 2004, we opened our doors with little more than a dream and whole lot of passion. We worked too many hours, didn’t see our families enough and struggled to make ends meet.

4) Network Solutions – Helping Small Business help themselves – SolutionsArePower™

You’re a small business owner, in tune with the latest trends in business and style. You know all about the internet, blogging, and social networking and you understand that these days, one of the most crucial elements of a small business is a Web site. But what you don’t know is how much your Web site can do for you and, more importantly, for your bottom line.

5) Grow SmartBiz – The Small Business Success Index identifies exactly how and why small businesses are successful.

6) Vmware SMB Blog – The VMware SMB blog brings you news and views about the small and midsize business (SMB) IT management market, industry trends, and best practices for using VMware’s solutions.

7) Microsoft Small Business – Our Small Business Blog take a look at our Small Business page on our Business website. You’ll find a wealth of advice, hints, tips and information to help you and your business. Whether you’re just starting-up or whether you’re a growing business, you’ll find resources to make your business day smoother and more productive.

8) Small Business Matters Blog – The Small Business Matters blog is maintained by the small business unit at  Please contact us at to become a guest blogger or to suggest topics for future blog posts.

9) Small Business Watchdog – As the voice of small business in government, Advocacy invites you to post your thoughts on this moderated blog, provided as a forum for the small business community.

10) The Chairman’s Blog – Gallup Chairman and CEO Jim Clifton provides insights for leaders from Gallup’s work around the world. Mr. Clifton details more strategies for leaders in his book, The Coming Jobs War.

11) Small Business Expert Blogs – StartupNation is a free service founded by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs. We created this site to be your one-stop shop for entrepreneurial success, and we’re thrilled that StartupNation has grown to be the leading online content and community resource for entrepreneurs.

12) CrowdSpring – crowdSPRING is the world’s #1 marketplace for entrepreneurs, small business, Brands, nonprofits and agencies who need custom logo design, web design, a new company name or other writing and design services. More than 130,000 designers and writers work on crowdSPRING. We are trusted by more than 35,000 happy clients around the world.

13) Nolo’s Small Business Legal Blog – The blog is written by Beth Laurence, J.D., Diana Fitzpatrick, J.D., and JinAh Lee, J.D. Beth has been a Nolo editor and author since 1997, specializing in small business issues and LLCs. She is the co-author of Save Your Business: 10 Crucial Steps to Survive in Tough Times or Close Down and Move On, Business Buyout Agreements: A Step-by-Step Guide for Co-Owners, and the upcoming Chapter 7 Bankruptcy for Small Business Owners. She holds a law degree from University of California, Hastings College of the Law, a B.A. degree from Boston University (Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude), and is a member of the California State Bar.

14) UPrinting | The Art of Small Business – The Art of Small Business provides up-and-coming entrepreneurs with news, tips, and insights for running a small business.

15) GetListed – Since launching in January 2009, has helped over 2,000,000 U.S. small businesses take control of their online presence. Our primary offering is an easy-to-use online tool that makes the process of claiming business listings at Google +Local, Bing Local, Yelp, and other prominent local search engines more efficient. currently focuses on businesses based in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, but additional international versions of the site are in development.

16) DemandForce – Demandforce provides the leading consumer demand creation solution for small business. Our software-as-a-service application is used by thousands of customers to grow revenue, keep clients coming back, and manage operations more effectively. We help small business thrive in the Internet economy.

17) DuctTape Marketing – John Jantsch has been called the World’s Most Practical Small Business Expert for consistently delivering real-world, proven small business marketing ideas and strategies.

18) Expand2Web – Hi, I am Don Campbell, and I am here to help your business succeed online.

19) aRealChange – Sandi Krakowski is a public speaker that specializes in Social Media, Blogging, PPC Marketing & All Aspects Of Internet Business And Product Development.

20) Small Business Success Blog – SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We have been doing this for nearly fifty years.

Because our work is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and thanks to our network of 12,000+ volunteers, we are able to deliver our services at no charge or at very low cost.

21) The Harvest Blog – We believe software should be useful, simple, and fast – so you can work better, get more accomplished, and make smarter decisions for your business.

22) PaySimple Blog – If you’ve ever been excited to have a perfect new tool that simplifies and brightens your day (think your smartphone or GPS navigation), you’ll understand small businesses’ excitement when using our products.

We create cloud-based, receivables automation technology that is designed especially for small businesses to simplify the lives of business owners. Easy-to-setup and easy-to-use, our products will help them spend less time chasing, sorting, and monitoring payments – so they do more of what they want to do.

23) CityMax Blog – is an award-winning easy website builder that lets you build your own stunning website or online store in as little as 5 minutes, no HTML or web design skills required.

Simply choose a design template, easily customize it, and go live – and make changes to your website any time you like. Your website includes everything you need to be successful online. Share information, post photos and videos, sell products or digital downloads, accept credit card payments via payment gateways, track sales and visitors, send email newsletters, offer coupons and discount codes and more.

24) ShoeBoxed – Since 2007 Shoeboxed has been saving people time and money by turning piles of paper clutter into organized digital data. Shoeboxed is the easiest way to streamline accounting, bookkeeping and tax prep, allowing users to spend less time on paperwork and more time doing what they love. With over 500,000 accounts in 100 countries, Shoeboxed is the world’s premier solution for staying organized year-round without any of the headache that goes with it. Based in Durham, North Carolina, Shoeboxed also has growing offices in both San Francisco, California and Sydney, Australia.

25) MarketCircle Blog – We develop award-winning business applications for OS X and iOS, bringing powerful business solutions to the Mac, iPhone, and iPad. Marketcircle has two core product lines: Daylite  business productivity management software; and Billings, a professional time billing and invoicing application – both catered to single users and small businesses alike.

26) Jim’s Marketing Blog – Marketing tips and ideas to help you grow your business, by Jim Connolly.

27) CEB Marketing to Small Business Blog – CEB’s areas of expertise span the core functions found in large corporate, midsized, government, and financial services organizations worldwide.

28) MarketMeSuite – MarketMeSuite, the leading social media management dashboard for small- and mid- sized businesses, is a web-based platform that allows businesses to manage & monitor their social media presence, find targeted leads & build engagement with new and existing customers.

29) CEB Commercial Banking Blog – The Business Banking Board is a membership of senior executives with a shared commitment to steward small business and mid-corporate commercial banking. This membership offers a set of unique services and tools designed to assist financial services leaders with their most pressing challenges.

30) A Smart Bear – Advice from Jason Cohen, founder of WP Engine & Smart Bear Software.

31) FiveStars – The FiveStars blog provides tips for small and medium businesses with a focus on using loyalty to drive sales. Join us in starting a loyalty movement and receive the FiveStars blog via email!

32) Get Busy Media – Get Busy Media is a small business blog and resource center devoted to helping small, local, and start up businesses improve their marketing and operations. Our team is composed of young professionals eager to give back to the community by serving up fresh, daily content focused on new media and digital marketing. Get Busy Media has been ranked a top 100 small business blog by Technorati, and has been featured on prominent industry sites such as Small Biz Trends and BizSugar.

33) Jeff Korhan – Jeff Korhan helps mainstream small businesses use social marketing to create exceptional customer experiences that accelerate business growth.

34) SAIL Blog – SAIL enables you to easily accept credit cards on your iOS, Android, or VeriFone VX 520 countertop device. With no monthly contracts, swipe rates as low as 1.95%, and socially integrated digital receipts, SAIL is perfect for small business owners looking for new ways to manage and grow their business.

35) Andy Wibbels – Hi there, I’m Andy Wibbels. I’m the author of Blogwild: A Guide for Small Business Blogging.

36) The Small Business Blog – Let’s talk business…

37) Coyote Blog – Dispatches from a Small Business

38) Jian Small Business Blog – The Jian Small Business Blog is aimed at those interested in Entrepreneurship, Business.

39) Merchant Advisors Blog – With over 20 years experience in the payments processing industry, Merchant Advisors provides a total payments solution including ACH processing, Credit Card Processing and alternative small business financing via our business cash advance solution. Our payment processing solutions are designed to meet the requirements of both medium and enterprise level companies yet affordable for new businesses searching for a scalable solution.

40) Fortress ITX – FortressITX provides consistent 24/7 IT support to New York Metro based businesses. From our Clifton, NJ datacenter, we deploy on-site technicians and deliver round-the-clock support for all business IT needs. Our diverse cloud-based solutions are designed to help businesses focus less on IT and more on their core competencies.

41) Business Insurance – Studies suggest that almost 80% of all US businesses are established as a partnership or sole proprietorship. Either of these structures can put your personal and business assets at risk. That means that one of the things entrepreneurs have to think about when they have a business is insurance. This includes liability, workers compensation and commercial auto coverage.

42) Sprout Geek – Sprout Geek aims to become the most valuable resource for entrepreneurs and small business owners by providing thought-provoking insights and proven business knowledge.

Sprout Geek was founded on January 1, 2012 in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia and publishes insights, tips and tricks covering all startup and small business aspects, ranging from marketing, sales, management, money, human resources to personal productivity for entrepreneurs and business owners.
The hardworking Sprout Geek team members below are working hard around the clock to deliver the best content that small business owners or startup entrepreneurs like yourself can find on the Internet.

43) Kexino – We are a dynamic team of creatives comprised of marketing, design, web and application development, video production, communications specialists and business development professionals.

44) Small Business Majority Blog – Small Business Majority is an advocacy group founded and run by small business owners to focus on solving the biggest problems facing small businesses today. We actively engage small business owners and policymakers in support of solutions that promote small business growth and drive a strong economy. We advocate for policies that create jobs and maximize business opportunities and cost savings in healthcare reform, clean energy, access to capital and other areas.

The small business community is vast, diverse and dynamic. It includes 6 million small employers with 43 million employees and nearly 22 million self-employed people, with varying political points of view. But they have at least one critical thing in common: Together, these entrepreneurs and other small business owners create jobs, innovate and grow the economy.

45) SMB Now | Blog – The Blog for Small to Medium Sized Businesses

46) Mark Hayward Blog – Small business, blogging & social media, and life from the bottom up…

47) The Global Small Business Blog – The Definitive blog for entrepreneurs and small business.

48) ACT – ACT is an international grassroots advocacy and education organization representing more than 5000 small and mid-size app developers and information technology firms. It is the only organization focused on the needs of mobile app developers and other small business innovators from around the world.

49) Ceridian for Small Business – CeridianSmallBz, a Ceridian Canada blog, is a regular discussion forum designed to dicuss the broad pay and people challenges associated with small business ownership.

50) Your Small Business Blog – This is an example of a WordPress page, you could edit this to put information about yourself or your site so readers know where you are coming from. You can create as many pages like this one or sub-pages as you like and manage all of your content inside of WordPress.

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6 Responses to “Top 50 Blogs for Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2013”

  1. @JustStormy says:

    Top 50 Blogs for Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2013 #iststartup #entrepreneurs

  2. Many thanks for the shout-out! (#43)

  3. @SPRTGeek says:

    We’re featured! Top 50 Blogs for Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2013 Thank you @evancarmichael!

  4. @WayneLiew says:

    Top 50 Blogs for Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2013 @evancarmichael, thank you for featuring @SPRTGeek! :D

  5. @KEXINO says:

    Many thanks to @EvanCarmichael for including our blog as one of the top 50 for entrepreneurs to watch in 2013

  6. @QARTOtweets says:

    RT @KEXINO: KEXINO blog included as one of the top 50 for entrepreneurs to watch in 2013

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