Call it the Rise of Covid Entrepreneur. During the important months between March 2020 and March 2021, more than four million people set up shops. For many, they finally had time to focus on side coughs – and those coughs became full-time workers.
Maybe you’re one of the newest entrepreneurs in the block. Congratulations, and welcome to the founding ranks. As part of your entry into the world of running a company, you want to hone your current skills and develop others. At the same time, you want to keep a few sparks of inspiration for you through wavy, unpredictable sales cycles. And that means diving into books regularly.
To get you started on your path to successful self-employment at the top of an organization, give these readings a try. They serve as helpful guides as you navigate your dream of vision into reality.
As part of your entry into the world to run a company, you want to weaken your current skills … [+] and develop others.
1. Eli Schwartz – Product-Led SEO
SEO is not magical. At the same time, it is not as easy as you might think. Sure, you know you need SEO to catch eyeballs and gain fans. But do you really know how to use SEO to make your business better?
Eli Schwartz does. An experienced SEO expert and dynamic writer, he leads the nuts and bolts of online optimization in product-led SEO. Let Schwartz’s direct recommendations help you make smarter marketing and advertising decisions for your company. Even if you outsource your SEO to a third-party provider, you owe it to yourself to understand the inner workings of modern SEO practices.
2. Gordie Bufton – The Connection Effect
Ambition. Addiction. Despair. As an entrepreneur, Gordie Bufton has experienced many ups and downs throughout his career. Now he shows the answer to solving entrepreneurial stressors at its core: connectivity.
Each chapter of The Connection Effect helps you to come closer to understanding how you are currently using it to change your future. You will learn how to focus emotionally in now thanks to Bufton’s Playbook. If you want to get around the burnout on the way up, this work – drawn – belongs on your nightstand.
3. Robert Glazer – Performance Partnerships
Do you remember the days of Slapdash affiliate marketing? Once upon a time, affiliate marketing seemed like an easy, set-it-and-forget-it way for companies to earn extra income. That was back then, however. This is now, and affiliate marketing is much more complicated. Fortunately, you have Robert Glazer to help you learn how to put it right.
In Performance Partnerships, Glazer details not only how affiliate marketing has changed, but how it is changing again. However, he presents a compelling argument as to why it can be an impactful way for entrepreneurs to improve their customer base. Page after page contains suggestions drawn from his own expertise. Discover the affiliate marketing tools you need today and tomorrow to grow safely.
4. Chris Schembra – Gratitude and Pasta
Despite the tons of online and personal networking events, you may find that entrepreneurship can be a one-way street. It does not have to be. Chris Schembra’s Gratitude and Pasta outlines a unique way for you to build stronger peer relationships through exceptional dining experiences.
You don’t have to be an extraordinary chef or entertainer to get value out of gratitude and pasta. The basics of the book will help you grasp your emotional intelligence and learn how to foster closer interactions with key players in your professional life. If you’ve been looking for the secret sauce to make the latest connections, you will find it in this work.
5. Natasha E. Davis – 25 Valuable Golden Nuggets to Start, Stabilize and Scale any Business
Tips, hints, and more tips. That’s what you’ll find in 25 valuable Golden Nuggets to start, stabilize and scale any business. Written by Business Manager Natasha Davis, 25 Valuable Golden Nuggets contains all those words of wisdom you need to hear – but will probably not hear from anyone else.
Discover the secrets to feeling refreshed at the end of each productive day as you see the life of the business owner through Davis’ wise eyes. She has cut the fluff to offer you more than two dozen pearls that will inform your upcoming decisions.
Make your mind a favor: Spend 15 minutes a day reading some books for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs. In a month, you will be amazed at how much better equipped you feel to steer your (entrepreneurial) ship.