Some of the best help you can get when growing your startup is from others in the same boat or experts in the field. Tips and tricks from people who’ve been through similar experiences can be a lifesaver, especially when it feels like you’ve tried everything – doubly so when it’s from a company that serves as inspiration for what you’re doing. We’ve found a few key sources that really help when we’re looking for content to share, so I’ve put some of our top ones in a list here for you. So without any further ado, here are five sources for tips, tricks and inspiration for your startup:
Medium has a section on Entrepreneurship that includes how-to guides, lists, and all-around interesting stories. They curate from a number of different sources and publish content from a variety of authors so there’s a lot of diversity. Keep an eye out for additional tags on each story you find helpful – there are sub-communities of content that can get really specific, if that’s what you’re looking for.
Publishing Frequency: Very High
The Startup Mag has articles on a number of categories including capital raising, marketing, legal insight and staffing. A lot of their content includes very actionable tips and strategies that are easy to digest and steal. This is a great source for some of the more taxing, logistical components to growing your startup. Logistics is a critical piece to get right, and The Startup Mag knows what small companies need to grow.
Publishing Frequency: Medium
First Round Review provides exceptional long-form content that profiles smart people doing great things. There are always useful takeaways that will help you improve the way you do things. If you’re looking for content that goes deep, this is a great site to explore.
Publishing Frequency: Low
This blog has everything from tips to thought leadership to how “Despacito Proves the Power of Collaboration.” And the blog isn’t the only thing! The site also has Answers section that’s like Quora for startups. There’s lots being published, and there’s a lot of variety in the kind of articles you can check out.
Publishing Frequency: High
First off, Angel.co is a great site to find both talent and investors for your startup. Secondly, their blog has solid content that’s both helpful and inspiring. AngelList is a great example of a company that pairs its blog to its mission really well. They know what you’re looking for, and they provide additional resources to help you get there. Whether you use their tools or just skim for information, AngelList is a must-visit site.
Publishing Frequency: Low