Grow Your Skills and Your Business
One of the most important things you can do as an entrepreneur is continually develop your skill set. Running a small business in a cost effective way usually means saving on employee or private contractor wages by doing those jobs yourself. If you need to learn how to build a website, create a logo or an advertisement, or file your own taxes, there are plenty of free and inexpensive resources to turn to.
lynda.com is one of the best resources on the web for learning new skills or building on existing ones. Users can choose from an extensive library of video tutorials in the areas of business, graphic design, web development, and software development.
While there are a host of free resources on Lynda.com, it is definitely worth paying the $25 per month to get complete access to the extensive offerings.
If you want to learn how to build websites, develop web or mobile apps, or improve any of your coding skills, Treehouse is an excellent interactive resource that allows you to learn by doing. Treehouse offers video tutorials along with built-in coding exercises that will accelerate your learning.
If you’re constantly on the go, and don’t the much time to watch video tutorials, you may want to try an audiobook service like Audible. com. With over 150,000 titles Audible has the largest library of audiobooks bar none. It’s definitely a great resource if you’re looking for books on business or entrepreneurship, or something specific to your field or industry.