While setting up your online crafting business may be fairly straightforward, learning the best practices of e-commerce is a continual process. Here are our favorite resources - the best books to start your business library. Whether you are looking for creative inspiration, financial tips or marketing resources, these titles will give you a great foundation as you build your side hustle.
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Tori has both practical business titles as well as creative mindset suggestions on her list of favorite business books. She recommends these three:
- Launch by Jeff Walker explains the process of sharing an offer with your audience from start to finish.
- We Should All Be Millionaires by Rachel Rodgers is a motivational financial planning tool.
- Big Magic by Elizabeth GIlbert helps you understand creativity and get in touch with your muse.
Andi looks at the specific tools and process for growing a business. Her recommendations are:
- Profit First by Mike Michalowicz gives you a financial guide to setting up your business accounting.
- Superfans by Pat Flynn details how to build a thriving community.
- Contagious by Jonah Berger gives you inspiring strategies for innovative marketing.
Our full reviews of these titles are on the podcast this week! So much inspiration that we both re-read these books multiple times.
And a bonus title from Tori! If you are a creative teacher, someone who offers workshops and courses, you will definitely want to check out Design for How People Learn by Julie Dirksen. This book is a great look at the best practices for connecting with adult learners in any field.
We'd love to hear from you! What books have had the most impact in your business journey?