As an entrepreneur, the growth of your business is important to you. But just because you own your own business, or are thinking about it, doesn’t mean that you don’t need a little help sometimes, and it's not always easy to know where you should turn for ideas to help grow your business.
Luckily, there are plenty of helpful resources to which you can turn for help. While blogs and websites can certainly offer some great tips to help grow your business, picking up a good old-fashioned book can provide a more in-depth guide to many of the topics you may be curious about.
Kick off your read-athon with one of these must-reads for entrepreneurs:
No Bullshit Social Media: The All-Business, No Hype Guide to Social Media Marketing- by Jason Falls and Erik Deckers
If you’re feeling a little lost about how to leverage social media for your business, this book is for you! It provides a detailed overview on why social media matters in today’s market, and explains techniques for increasing sales, profits, market share, and efficiency. It has received rave reviews!
Search Engine Optimization (SEO): An Hour a Day- by Jennifer Grappone and Gradiva Couzin
Also receiving great ratings, this read is your how-to guide to help increase your website’s presence and visibility on major search engines. The real beauty of this book is that it contains SEO hints and information that is helpful to every business, no matter the size.
The 22 Immutable Laws of Brandng- by Al and Laura Ries
Deemed a ‘marketing classic’, this book investigates some of the world’s most successful brands to outline 22 rules your business must follow to build a strong brand presence and keep it alive too!
Awesome Simple Essential Business Strategies for Turning Ideas Into Action- by John Spence
This book outlines 6 strategies to grow any business, and discusses how to implement them simply. With the prime focus on management, this book is a guide that you can put to action successfully, no matter what type of business you run.