Marketing tips, motivational support, and tax advice are just some of the helpful content you’ll find on these 10 websites. That’s why we’ve named them to our list of 10 Websites Every Entrepreneur Should Know About.
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Launched by Ryan Roberts, a lawyer based in Southlake, Texas, Startup Lawyer provides advice about the legal aspects of starting a business. Learn more about incorporation, seed financings, venture capital, exit transactions, and other topics that are of interest to entrepreneurs navigating the murky waters of launching a business.
The Unites States Small Business Administration (SBA) has been supporting small business owners of America since its 1953 founding. Its mission is to help entrepreneurs and small businesses “maintain and strengthen the nation's economy by enabling the establishment and viability of small businesses.” It does so through the issuance of loans and grants, help navigating policies and regulations, and support with strategic planning.
Founded as a magazine in 1979, Inc. has since transformed into a leading online publication focused on growing businesses. Its widely popular annual Inc. 500 list features the 500 fastest growing private companies in the U.S. And yes, Inc. still publishes monthly print copies of its magazine.
Quora is a user-generated question-and-answer website that covers a range of topics from Economics to Fashion. Simply select subjects that interest you to receive a customized homepage of questions and answers. Topics to check out include social media marketing, startup advice and strategy, and web design. You’ll find questions like “What are the most important first steps in marketing a new iOS app?” and “How does a new business get its first clients?”
StartupNation is a terrific assortment of information and resources for small business owners looking to launch, grow, or fund their business. Staying true to its mantra – “rock your business” – StartupNation provides actionable advice in the form of blogs and online radio shows to help entrepreneurs get the most out of their business.
Launched in 2010, AngelList is sort of investor matchmaking site where investors and startups come together to find mutually beneficial financial agreements. Only accredited investors – as deemed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission – can invest in startups on AngelList and only the most promising startups receive funding.
Escape From Cubicle Nation
If the name of the site isn’t enough of a reason for you to check out it out, then take a look at some of the exciting content available at Escape from Cubicle Nation: Ethical selling 101, interviews with small business experts, and some must-reads for any entrepreneur.
Small Business Labs
Small Business Labs, part of the Emergent Research family, tracks and forecasts trends that impact the future of small business. From insight into the sharing economy, to a look at “homepreneur” trends, SBL is worth checking out, especially for entrepreneurs working on their business plan or conducting market research.
Much like Inc., Entrepreneur is a monthly magazine publication that carries news stories about entrepreneurialism and small businesses. Based in Irvine, California, the company has become a leading source of information in entrepreneur community.
Both Sides of the Table
Launched by entrepreneur turned venture capitalist Mark Suster, Both Sides of the Table provides a candid look at the complex world of venture capital for early-stage startups. A great read for entrepreneurs and VCs alike.