Business Resources and Business Tools

The Ultimate Business Resources and Business Tools List

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change  – A best seller business book.

 

The Networking Survival Guide: Get the Success You Want By Tapping Into the People You Know – Another best seller business book.

 

The War of Art – Another best book to get more out of the box knowledge.

 

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead – A famous book for all the business-women out there.

 

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us – Autonomy, mastery, and purpose: these are the 3 things that Daniel Pink says motivates us to work hard in this great business resource.

 

How to Win Friends & Influence People –  Dale Carnegie’s book was an overnight sensation because it hit on all the best truths about human nature—and tied them to personal and professional success.

 

Delivering Happiness – Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos, discusses the importance of company culture on a business’s bottom line success.

 

Crush It! – Gary Vaynerchuck will show you “why now is the time to cash in on your passion” by using the Internet to turn your hobby into your career.

 

StartUp – A podcast show for businesses, created by Alex Blumberg, former NPR employee-turned-entrepreneur.

 

Entrepreneur On Fire – Run by John Lee Dumas and published 7 days a week, this podcast hosts a different entrepreneur each episode for a half hour absolutely stuffed with words of wisdom.

 

Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders – This podcast’s name might be a mouthful… But at least you know what you’re getting into.

 

Breaking Down Your Business – A podcast show for breaking down your business.

 

Business Insanity Talk Radio – Run by Barry Moltz, Business Insanity Talk Radio dives deep into what “gets small businesses unstuck.”

 

TWIST – Another awesome business podcast show.

 

The Economist – The Economist magazine has a podcast that could definitely help you understand bigger trends in the economy or ideas in business management.

SmallBusinessForum.net – From marketing and management to taxes, accounting, payroll, and much more, SmallBusinessForum.net is truly by the people, for the people.

 

SmallBusinessForums.org – On SmallBusinessForums.org, by the way, you can also find professionals to help you with marketing, financial planning, and so on.

 

Alignable – Alignable is a forum with a deep foundation in relationships.

 

CNET Small Business Forum – If you’ve got technical questions—ranging from what mobile devices are better for entrepreneurs to which manufacturers make the best hardware—then CNET, is the place to go.

 

SBA Community Groups – SBA includes regional and district offices you can go to if you want to meet other business owners, take classes and bootcamps, learn more about business financing, secure special contracting opportunities, and much more.

 

SCORE – No matter what kind of entrepreneur you are or what sort of business you run, SCORE can help.

 

Local Chamber of Commerce – As far as business resources go, your local Chamber of Commerce is a big one.

 

Industry & Trade Associations – Joining an industry or trade association will give you access to business resources like special directories, conferences, events, and classes, as well as business purchase discounts, insurance, and more, depending on your association.

 

Business 2 Community – A magazine with over 10,000 contributors, Business 2 Community discusses topics as diverse as the global economy, entertainment, and new technology.

 

Venture Beat – If you’re looking for news on cutting edge technology and entrepreneurship, VentureBeat—read by Mark Zuckerberg—is the way to go.

 

RISALAH Magazine – A Bangladeshi Bangla Subscription-based weekly virtual magazine on Business, Marketing, Sales and Content.

 

SmallBizDaily – Covering every small business topic under the sun, SmallBizDaily is a great business resource no matter what your interests are.

 

National Federation of Independent Businesses – The NFIB, with over 325,000 member businesses, is a strong force in state and federal governments. It’s also one of those priceless business resources that most entrepreneurs should take advantage of.

 

Entrepreneurship Section of The New York Times – Entrepreneurship section of the New York Times brings together compelling profiles of business owners alongside high-quality news reporting.

 

Small Biz Answers – Small Biz Answers is updated daily with new articles for you to check out.