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Starting a Small Business/Blog
- Meet with a SCORE mentor for free to ask any type of questions (how to market, how to fill out an LLC form, tax preparation, etc). Check the SCORE website for the nearest location.
- Domain purchasing & hosting: NameCheap OR Bluehost (I am currently using both for two different sites)
- Running a website: WordPress
- Are you looking to learn how to start using WordPress? Check out this handy getting started guide from Bluchic.
Books I Recommend (Amazon affiliate links)
- Start: Punch Fear in the Face, Escape Average, and Do Work That Matters by Jon Acuff
- 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think by Laura Vanderkam
- Will It Fly: How to Test Your Next Business Idea So You Don’t Waste Your Time and Money by Pat Flynn
- Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert
- The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller
- Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness by Dave Ramsey
- The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future by Chris Guillebeau
Awesome Blog Posts I Recommend
- How To Not Be a Newbie Blogger When You’re a Newbie Blogger | Smart Passive Income
- The Ultimate Guide To Re-Purposing Your Blog Content | Melyssa Griffin
- How To Stay Disciplined And Get A Massive Amount Of Stuff Done Each Week | XO Sarah
- How To Take A Break Without Breaking Your Business | Erika Madden
Podcast Episodes To Listen To
Being Boss – Elise and Scott Grice | Redefining the Dream Job
Freedom Fast Lane – How To Make More Money and Gaining Financial Abundance
Entreleadership – Brian Buffini | Mindset Over Matter
Entreleadership – Mark Cuban’s Secret To Success
Smart Passive Income – Janna Maron | How To Keep Up With Your Editorial Calendar (And How To Get Ahead)
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