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Top 40 Blogs for Entrepreneurs to Follow

Here’s to another year of awesome blogs to follow! Every year, we publish a new list of the best blogs to be following in many different areas of self-development and entrepreneurship.

Since these articles were so popular with our readers, we’re making sure we consistently update them, so you can bookmark the list, and come back to it every time to need for info, motivation or advice.

This list consists of the top 40 blogs/bloggers for entrepreneurs to follow in 2019. Before you check out the list, don’t forget to take a look at our other ‘Top Blog’ lists:

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Top 40 Blogs for Entrepreneurs in 2019

There are several blogs I’ve decided to exclude from the list, as they’re known as the obvious ‘top dogs’ of the entrepreneur blogs online.

It’s always good to give the lesser known blogs a mention when the info they’re sharing with you is just as useful and important.

The blogs I’ve excluded from the list include:

These are still great blogs to follow if you’re an entrepreneur as they deliver information and news on a very regular basis, however they won’t be included within the main list of top blogs for entrepreneurs.

This list is in no particular order, and gives you a breakdown of all the great entrepreneurship blogs to follow. As well as giving you a short on their founders and what the blog specializes in specifically.

Here are the top 40 blogs for entrepreneurs in 2017:


1. Smart Passive Income

Founded by Pat Flynn – Smart Passive Income is an awesome blog for entrepreneurs, marketers and bloggers. Pat considers himself the dummy of seeing what works and what doesn’t in entrepreneurship. Definitely check it out if you don’t follow it already.


2. Gary Vaynerchuk

Speaking of Gary Vaynerchuk, his own personal blog gives you a background on his entrepreneurial success and shares brilliant advice he’s learnt throughout his journey to success.


3. Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki is a successful evangelist, author and speaker. If you haven’t heard about him before then it’s definitely worth reading more about him. Take a look at his blog for a more personal touch on evangelism.


4. Entrepreneur on Fire

Founded by John Lee Dumas – Entrepreneur on Fire is a blog/podcast where John has interview tonnes of successful entrepreneurs such as the likes of Gary Vaynerchuk, Seth Godin, Tim Ferris, Brian Tracy and so on. If you’re into pod-casts this is a must.


5. Entrepreneurs Journey

Founded by Yaro Starak – Entrepreneurs Journey is all about teaching you the secrets and methods to be able to live the laptop lifestyle. This blog is great for anyone who’s building a blog or an online business and wants to learn how to market their websites.

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6. The Entrepreneurs Library

Found by Wade Danielson – The Entrepreneurs Library is an excellent resource for fining out the best books to read for entrepreneurs. However, the blog also shares great business lessons and Wade also hosts regular podcasts to go with it.


7. Startup Savant

Founded by Ryan James – Startup Savant is run by a good friend of mine, and is blog giving out great entrepreneurial advice and tools, but one that also gives back to the community by donating to organizations.


8. Steve Blank

Steve Blank’s story is so detailed that I won’t go into it right now. You can read more about him and his life on the ‘About’ page of his blog. However, he offers books, guides, tools and videos for startups, and has plenty of experience. So it’s worth checking him out.


9. Social Triggers

Founded by Derek Halpern – Social Triggers is a hugely successful blog ranked 17,455 in the world. Derek shares great advice on building your business, marketing your product and gaining more customers.


10. 4 Hour Work Week

Founded by Tim Ferris – The New York Times best seller created 4 Hour Work Week in order to help you escape the boring 9-5 grind and live the life you’ve always wanted.


11. Jared Reitzin

Jared Reitzin is an entrepreneur and speaker who gives in depth advice on his personal blog to help resource-less entrepreneurs build their own business.


12. Women on Business

Founded by Susan Gunelius – Women on Business presents a great focus that not many sites aim for specifically, and that is female entrepreneurs. The site was founded in 2007 and since then has become a key resource for the female entrepreneurs of the world.


13. Seth Godin

Seth Godin is a best selling author and has written a total of 18 books. His blog has become so popular that you can find it in Google just by searching the keyword “Seth”. This blog definitely deserves to be regarded as one of the best blogs for entrepreneurs.


14. Mike Michalowicz

Mike Michalowicz is the author of Toilet Paper Entrepreneur. An excellent book about starting a business that’s been featured on various new websites such as ‘The New York Times’ and ‘Wall Street Journal’. Check out Mike’s personal blog for more great content of starting a business.


15. Copy Blogger

Founded by Brian Clark – Copy Blogger has been described as the Bible of content marketing. It was founded back in January 2006 and since then the team has grown and the business has grown into 8 figures in yearly revenue. Definitely a marketing blog to check out!


16. Think Entrepreneurship

Founded by Pete Sveen – Think Entrepreneurship is a great blog that incorporates motivational and blogging articles within the general categories of entrepreneurship. A perfect blog for entrepreneurs that are interested in all three areas.

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17. Under 30 CEO

Founded by Matt Wilson – Under 30 CEO is an entrepreneurial blog that focuses on travelling as well as entrepreneurship, since himself and his co-founder Jared own their own travel company. Great advice for entrepreneurs who love to travel.


18. Suitcase Entrepreneur

Founded by Natalie Sisson – The Suitcase Entrepreneur is another excellent blog that incorporates travel within it, as Natalie did just that and built her online business to six figures whilst doing so. The advice she shares on her blog is incredibly useful for travelling entrepreneurs.


19. Venture Hacks

Founded by Nivi Babak and Naval Ravikant – Venture Hacks is a very simplistic blog that offers great advice for new startups.


20. Chris Ducker

Chris Ducker’s personal blog is another brilliant blog on growing your business, fortunate enough to be featured in Forbes, Inc, The Huffington Post and Business Insider. His site has just gone through a brilliant redesign, so check it out!


21. Next Shark

Founded by Benny Luo – Next Shark is an online magazine that aims to offer a fresh take on business and includes a great combination of personal growth and business advice.


22. Lifestyle Entrepreneur Blog

Founded by Jesse Krieger – Lifestyle Entrepreneur Blog shares “stories and strategies for entrepreneurial success”. Jesse is a best selling author shares great articles on success as an entrepreneur.


23. Peter Shallard

Peter Shallard likes to call himself ‘the shrink for entrepreneurs’. Instead of sharing techniques and methods on how to build your business, Peter digs deeper into the mindset of entrepreneurs. Helping you become stronger mentally in order to be a successful entrepreneur.


24. Blogtrepreneur

Founded by Matthew and Adam Toren – Blogtrepreneur was created as a resource for both bloggers and entrepreneurs; combining the two areas for incredibly relevant advice towards other blogtrepreneurs. It’s now become one of the top blogs for entrepreneurs.


25. Braid Creative

Founded by Tara Street and Kathleen Shannon – Braid Creative is a blog/coaching and consulting company that helps other entrepreneurs in developing their brand. They have various courses and coaching options available if you’re interested in working with them.


26. Frugal Entrepreneur

Founded by Adam Gottlieb – Frugal Entrepreneur offers various business documents for startups that are struggling to find them anywhere else, as well as hosting a blog to go right along side them with great advice.


27. Epic Launch

Founded by Ben Lang – Epic Launch is a great blog for advice on entrepreneurship and online business.


28. On Startups

Founded by Dharmesh Shah – OnStartups has been one of the best blogs for entrepreneurs for a while now. Dharmesh is the founder of HubSpot and Pyramid Digital Solutions, so his content’s definitely worth a read!


29. Both Sides of the Table

Founded by Mark Suster – Both Sides of the Table offers advice on marketing, sales and startup lessons.

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30. Small Business Trends

Founded by Anita Campbell – Small Business Trends has been operating since 2003 and now reaches more than 6 million readers annually. The fact that this blog has been going for so long and covers so many areas, makes it one of the best blogs for entrepreneurs.


31. All Business

Much like Small Business Trends, ‘All Business’ is another blog that has been running for quite a while and has grown into an incredibly large resource for entrepreneurs. It’s been featured in places like Forbes, The New York Times, USA Today and The Wall Street Journal.


32. Marco Arment

Marco Arment is a web and app developer, as well as writer and podcaster. He was the lead developer of Tumbler, and founded many other projects before selling them on.


33. Young Upstarts

Founded by Daniel Goh – Young Upstarts is a blog that focuses more on leadership and the younger generation, in changing the world through entrepreneurship.


34. Duct Tape Marketing

Founded by John Jantsch – Duct Tape Marketing has been regarded as one of the best marketing blogs for quite some time now. John offers several courses and also a podcast you can tune into.


35. Read Write Start

Founded by Richard MacManus – Read Write Start has been operating since 2003, giving out advice for entrepreneurs within the categories: mobile technology, social, the cloud and the web.


36. Brian Solis

Brian Solis is an award winning author and keynote speaker. Have a look at his website for marketing advice, technology articles and more.


37. A VC

Founded by Fred Wilson – A VC is a very basic style of blog, but has literally thousands of published articles that you can learn some great knowledge from.


38. Small Business Brief

Founded by Jennifer Laycock & Robert Clough – Small Business Brief has been running since 2004 and offers solid advice on business marketing, finance, operations and technology.


39. The Next Women

The Next Women is a great business magazine that again specifically targets female entrepreneurs just like ‘Women on business’. However much of the advice is applicable to entrepreneurs in general, not just females.


40. Chris Brogan

Chris Brogan is the CEO of Owner Media Group and New York Times bestselling author. Check out his blog for more information on him and what he does.


Wrapping Up

So there you have it. The top 40 blogs for entrepreneurs in 2019. If you’ve been featured in the list, feel free to share the post with your readers on social media and on your blog.

Can you think of any other blogs for entrepreneurs that should be on this list? Leave a comment below.

Dan Western is the founder of Wealthy Gorilla. Dan has been running Wealthy Gorilla and studying self-development, personal finance and investment for the last 7 years, whilst traveling the world and being able to call Bali, Indonesia, his HQ. To this day, Wealthy Gorilla has become one of the fastest growing self-development sites in the world; with over 160 million views worldwide, and more than 200,000 followers on social media. Dan's mission is simply, to inspire others to live their dreams and be the person to whom they say; "Because of you, I never gave up."



  1. John Lee Dumas

    Mar 17, 2015 at 8:57 pm

    WOW, great article and thank you for the kind mention…I am honored!

    • Dan Western

      Mar 17, 2015 at 9:17 pm

      Thanks John, it’s my pleasure to include you in the list!

  2. Rieva Lesonsky

    Mar 17, 2015 at 11:09 pm

    Thanks for the list. I would ask you to consider us next time you compile your list.

    • Dan Western

      Mar 18, 2015 at 7:39 am

      Hey Rieva, I’ll definitely consider your blog next time I do another list!

      All the best,


  3. Jesse Krieger

    Mar 18, 2015 at 1:46 am

    Great list, you just tripled my list of blogs to read and follow, honored to be counted among them!

    • Dan Western

      Mar 18, 2015 at 7:39 am

      No worries Jesse, great to connect with you!

  4. hiccup

    Mar 25, 2015 at 4:48 pm

    Thanks for the list.

  5. Tom

    Mar 25, 2015 at 6:43 pm

    Great list! I would have added Pat Flynn’s, Smart Passive Income Blog/Podcast. It is an amazing resource and one of my favorite places to get extremely valuable content for free! Thanks for putting together this resource.


    • Dan Western

      Mar 25, 2015 at 7:22 pm

      Completely forgot about Smart Passive Income! I’ll have to create another list!!

      Thanks for stopping by Tom,


    • Julien

      Mar 28, 2015 at 1:28 pm

      I agree Tom, Pat’s blog is one of the very very best out there for online entrepreneurs, period. Solid list though Dan, you’ve given me some new names to look over and learn from. Keep up the good work here at Wealthy Gorilla.

      • Dan Western

        Mar 29, 2015 at 1:06 pm

        Definitely Julien! Can’t believe I missed it!

        Thanks for stopping by!

  6. Molly

    Jul 2, 2015 at 6:37 am

    Great list, Dan! Could definitely learn something new from others.. Keep it up! 🙂

    Entrepreneur’s Education

    • Dan Western

      Jul 3, 2015 at 12:51 pm

      Thanks for stopping by Molly, definitely some great blogs on here for you to follow!

  7. Joanna Atanassova

    Oct 26, 2015 at 8:49 am

    That is one great article! Thank you for sharing it with us.
    We also created a small blog about entrepreneurs, but it is a bit different. We interview entrepreneurs and we are sharing their story. The blog is all about inspirational stories and great entrepreneurs. Real people with real stories. People following their dreams , overcoming their struggles and build a successful businesses.

    I hope someday our blog will grow and get into your list 🙂

    P.S. The blog is called Wingzit Blog ( You can check it out and give us feedback!

  8. David

    Feb 7, 2016 at 1:39 pm

    Great list Dan. Would love to see there – it adds something different by letting people explore and share ideas, plus plenty of resources and information to take the next step, from idea validation to free business plans, getting started and growth and marketing.

  9. John Lee Dumas

    Feb 27, 2016 at 3:57 pm

    2 years straight! Now I can officially say, I’m ON FIRE 😉

  10. Susan Gunelius

    Feb 27, 2016 at 5:17 pm

    Thank you for including Women on Business, Dan. This is a great list of some amazing blogs and we’re honored to be included!

  11. Yaro

    Feb 29, 2016 at 8:31 pm

    Thanks for including me in your top 5 Dan! I appreciate it the time you put into this post – sharing on social media now.


  12. Victoria A.

    Mar 13, 2016 at 1:10 am

    nice article, great list !

  13. LaTanya

    Mar 18, 2016 at 7:47 pm

    Nice article and great list! Thanks for sharing!

  14. Elliott Diaz

    Mar 26, 2016 at 7:04 pm

    With Gary Varynerchuck so high up I can definitely approve of this list!!With about 70% of them I haven’t seen before it is a very nice resource 😀

    I recently created a blog documenting my journey as an aspiring entrepreneur! Is there anything I can do for you to have an interest in just checking it out! I just want to create companionships with other growing entrepreneurs, would be awesome to converse more 😀


  15. Dmitriy

    Jun 1, 2016 at 2:38 pm

    Excellent list, you simply tripled my list of blog sites to follow and check out, honored to be counted amongst them!

    • Dan Western

      Jun 22, 2016 at 9:24 am

      That’s great news Dmitriy, keep at it!


  16. Steven

    Jul 15, 2016 at 5:58 pm

    Thanks for compliing the excellent list of top blogs to follow…
    My Rule is to follow, learn and implement. Its really helping me in doing great stuff!

  17. Sundeep Dhawan

    Jul 29, 2016 at 12:10 pm

    Thanks for the list.
    News worth reading.
    I have written a blog too for entrepreneurs.
    Feedback would be appreciated. 🙂

  18. James J-Pierre

    Aug 25, 2016 at 4:35 am

    Awesome list Dan. Looks like I need to work on getting my blog on 2017’s list.
    But I was able to find new blogs to follow that I haven’t heard of before, so a really big plus. Thanks again.

  19. Steve Cunningham

    Oct 17, 2016 at 7:40 pm

    Hey Dan! This is such a great list…an excellent mix up of well known/up & coming blogs. Thanks so much for taking the time to research and share.

  20. PreneurDigest

    Nov 7, 2016 at 6:06 pm

    This is gonna help a lot! Thanks for sharing!

  21. Seton

    Nov 29, 2016 at 4:45 pm

    Thank you so much for sharing. I always followed SPI but didn’t know there were more out there like him.

  22. Shahbaaz

    Jan 2, 2017 at 9:56 am

    hey i feel the list needs to be updated , and i can contribute a list of top blogs of 2017

    • Dan Western

      Jan 2, 2017 at 10:03 am

      Hey Shahbaaz,

      Thanks for stopping by!

      We update the lists every February, so look out for the updated list coming soon!



      • Shahbaaz

        Jan 2, 2017 at 10:13 am

        Can i guest post a tailored article right now – like an updated one ?
        I have a well setup gravatar profile and i am looking for the oppurtunity
        A well researched article is what i can promise.

  23. Rasmus Damgaard

    Feb 9, 2017 at 7:04 pm

    Great list!
    You made my life so much easier! 🙂
    All the best!

  24. Vukani

    Feb 23, 2017 at 11:30 am

    Entrepreneurs learn best from other entrepreneur. It is so amazing that of the list, all these blogs are by other entrepreneurs. Thank you for a great list

  25. Julian

    Apr 4, 2017 at 5:06 am

    Thanks for the list! Never stop learning! All these websites have lots of great information.

  26. Dprince4Christ Blog

    May 6, 2017 at 9:36 am

    Nice one Sir, Now I’ve been given the opportunity to meet other great entrepreneurial bloggers. I think you can check up mine and probably list me when next you compile the next list.

  27. Rais

    Dec 25, 2017 at 9:39 am

    Hi Dan,
    Really a valuable list for entrepreneurs. It would be great if you consider adding in your list…

  28. Tyler Wortham

    Jul 30, 2018 at 3:56 pm

    Im actually building a blog myself. Im getting multiple new entrepreneurs together share ideas of how to start and grow a business. Hopefully I can join this list one day.

  29. Jeremy P. Feakins

    Aug 10, 2018 at 9:23 am

    This is gonna help a lot! I just came across your post , what a fantastic list! I cannot wait to check out some of the websites I’m not familiar with. Thanks for the list! Never stop learning! All these websites have lots of great information.

  30. Titus Hauer

    Oct 25, 2019 at 8:03 am

    Wow! Epic post! Great job and I love all the different perspectives and ideas provided. Thanks for pulling all this together.

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