5 Blogs to Consider Reading


Media and information are everywhere in this day and age. In their many forms, it can be overwhelming to sort through it all.

In regard to coaching and growing your own business, it’s essential to keep learning and gaining knowledge. Only through education, whether by reading or in experiences, can you better yourself and your Box. But that learning doesn’t have to mean spending $500 to $1,000 on a weekend seminar located three states away from your gym.

It could mean popping in your earbuds and turning up the newest episode of your favorite podcast. It could mean ordering the latest and greatest entrepreneur books from Amazon, eagerly awaiting their arrival. Or, it could mean simply sitting down at your computer, opening up your browser and reading the latest post on your favorite business blog.

In terms of blogs, though, what’s out there for the busy entrepreneur? Below is a list of several websites for you to check out and consider making part of your daily routine. Because, as Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character — that is the goal of true education.”



Interestingly, this website operates in a question and answer format. Sign up and you can propose questions that will be answered by the other Quora users, which consist of experts in many fields.


This website is another blogging community. Experts from ranging areas of business come together to advise, give how-to advice, etc. You can search for topics on marketing to operating your business to financial management.

The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss

If you haven’t heard of Tim Ferriss, go visit his website. He’s an author, investor, advisor and more.

Small Business Trends

It’s a blog just for the small business. The writers break down topics like marketing, management, technology and finance.

Duct Tape Marketing

All about marketing, this blog dives into the ability to market on a small budget, or no budget at all. The author, John Jantsch, has experience speaking and leading workshops.


This list of blogs isn’t exhaustive. Dozens of sites have lists of blogs, authors and magazines to check out if you’re a small business owner. Just start reading so you can grow and learn with the best of them.

Heather is the editor for Box Pro Magazine. Contact her at heather@peakemedia.com.