Whether you’re a business owner or you’re a manager looking for tips and tricks for business success, it can be hard to sift through the thousands of blogs online and work out which ones will actually help you.
Since we recruit for roles including Business Development Manager and Business Development Executive, we can lend a hand when it comes to business management advice online. From cash flow management and marketing advice to developing strong interpersonal relationships with your colleagues, here are the best business development blogs to follow in 2019.
The Moz Blog
A go-to platform for all your SEO needs, The Moz Blog has become an authority on digital marketing, featuring a number of experts including co-founder Rand Fishkin and Neil Patel. If the words ‘search engine optimization’ might as well be another language, then The Moz Blog will easily help you understand the basics of SEO and in easy-to-read segments. This is the perfect blog for better understanding the role of digital marketing in your business and how to improve the presence of your company online.
Small Business Trends
Doing exactly what it says on the tin, Small Business Trends offer valuable insights into industry trends, with advice on marketing, finance and tech, from writing a company tagline to franchising your business.
With heaps of featured podcasts and videos as well as recommendation for books, Entrepreneur is one of the most popular business development sites around, with millions of visitors each month. With blogs on a myriad of helpful topics, such as self-improvement, starting a business, the importance of branding, and the top qualities of successful business people.
Penelope Trunk has founded four successful start-ups and has appeared on CNN, NPR and the BBC. Her blog is inspiring because she’s so honest, she gives no BS advice on cash flow management and balancing family life with a packed work schedule. She also talks about how she manages Asperger’s Syndrome in a professional capacity and gives great tips on entrepreneurship and productivity.
If you want to increase your sales and learn more B2B sales tips, strategies and technology, Sales Hacker offers advice from leading experts. It also has a fab range of online seminars, podcasts and sales training. Brush up on your knowledge of every area of sales including sales development, sales management, sales operations, sales psychology, sales technology, and more.
Customer service is massively important to any business, but it’s not always easy to gauge how to handle a difficult situation with a customer or how to know communicate clearly with customers from varying backgrounds. Playvox helps you enhance the customer experience of your business and its blog allows you to hone your HR management skills.
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