We’ve handpicked these excellent resources for solopreneurs (especially for content marketing). There’s a collection of mindset-jogging books, resources for starting and running a business, some powerful marketing tools, and a select set of outsource talent exchanges. If you have other tools to suggest for our collections below, or have tools you have created that can be useful to other solopreneurs, do email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Must-read resources for solopreneurs
We’ve found these books to be invaluable. I hope they will inspire you too. Click on the images to know more about each book.
Starting/building an online business
Whether you have an offline business or not, every solopreneur absolutely needs an online presence to multiply results at the lowest cost. Here are the resources we use for our own site and can swear on.
WP ENGINE: The most comprehensive and the easiest, fastest way to get started in one go: host your website, customize a gorgeous Genesis Framework theme, start your blog, optimize your site for all devices, do ecommerce … and get help and advice in a trice if you need.
BUZZSUMO: With this tool you can quickly identify content created by competitors that’s performing well in your niche or with your audience. You can then set your sights on beating them. A very useful tool for gauging the market and setting your standards.
MOZ PRO: The SEO toolset that’s got it all: keyword research, link building, site audits, and page optimization insights, in one. This is our one-stop for everything SEO.
123RF STOCK IMAGES: One of the world’s largest digital stock agencies with a huge globally-relevant inventory of images, sounds and motion clips. The images on our site are all from 123RF.com.
CAMTASIA VIDEO EDITOR: Create great looking videos, even if you’ve never made one before. Make videos from start to finish in hours, not days, and upload your videos to Youtube, Vimeo or Facebook.
MAILCHIMP: Whether you need to sell your products, share some big news, build an loyal community, or tell a story, Mailchimp’s campaign builder makes it easy to create email campaigns that best suit your message.