Top 40 Blogs for Entrepreneurs in 2016

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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 2016. 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 2016

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

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Here are the top 40 blogs for entrepreneurs in 2016:

 

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.

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.

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 and taking a look at his blog for a more personal touch on evangelism.

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.

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.

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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

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!

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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.

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.

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 mind-set of entrepreneurs and helps you become stronger mentally in order to be a successful entrepreneur.

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.

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.

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.

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

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!

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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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.

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.

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.

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 2016. If you’ve been featured in the list, feel free to share the post with your readers on social media and on your blog.

41Can 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 is a young ambitious guy who has been researching self-development for the past two years and is now off travelling the world. His mission is to inspire others to live their dreams and be the person to whom they say; "Because of you, I never gave up." Join Wealthy Gorilla on Facebook.

33 COMMENTS

  1. 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.

    -Tom

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

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  3. 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 (www.wingzit.co.uk). You can check it out and give us feedback!

  4. Great list Dan. Would love to see http://smepals.com 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.

  5. 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 😀

    -Elliott

  6. 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!

  7. 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.

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