There are many small business blogs in Australia that provide valuable information and advice to small business owners.
With the Internet space growing by leaps-and-bounds, blogs provide you with an opportunity to learn new things, explore new business opportunities, connect with people and network and grow your connections.
But therein lies the issue….there is way too much content to navigate!
So to help you save time and energy, we have identified our top 10 Australian small business blogs that provide some great content and learnings for small business owners like yourself.
My favourite is SmartCompany, and is one of the leading online Australian publications for free news, resources, and information, serving entrepreneurs and small and medium business owners in Australia.
Present in the online space since 2007, SmartCompany has an award of its own, called The Smart50 award.
It enlists the fastest-growing small and medium businesses in Australia on a yearly basis.
The blog covers all the development in the small business and startup sector and keeps its visitors informed with regularly updated content.
2. Flying Solo
As the name suggests, Flying Solo is a blog for those individuals who, in any way, shape, or form, want to champion their independence by owning their own business.
It helps people from a whole spectrum of dreamers (soloists, freelancers, lifestyle entrepreneurs, contractors, free agents and so on) to “work for yourself, not by yourself”.
The blog offers services like business advisors, coaches, mentors, designers, writers,
photographers, finance consultants and many others.
3. The Small Business Blog
A comprehensive blog covering a range of topics from marketing and finance, to management and technology.
The Small Business Blog is a leading digital resource for individuals who own small businesses.
They offer comprehensive, clear and actionable content you need for a successful small business.
4. Entrepreneurs Collective
A online community that offers advice and support to small business owners, with a focus on
growing and scaling.
- 7,000+ community members, including founders, Angel investors, VCs and startups
- 60+ events per year
5. Business Insider
Great content published out of the US newsroom, which now has over 50 journalists, edited and
curated to make it easier to find stories relevant to Australian business leaders.
It also has a growing presence of Australian content in the site’s trademark direct and
It’s more than a site for financial news as It shares ideas on innovation, creative thinking, smart leadership and entrepreneurship.
It follows closely the fortunes of trailblazers in global business.
There’s also the Business Insider Australia Facebook Page and the Business Insider Australia Twitter account where you can keep up-to-date with the latest Australian content.
6. Startup Daily
Startup Daily keeps a regular and fresh inventory of startup-related articles serving as news media for entrepreneurs and innovators.
The blog covers startup stories across Australia and New Zealand.
Categories of blogs/services
- Topics (ASX, Business, Cryptocurrency, Fintech, Funding etc)
- Advice (Business strategy, Funding, Future of work etc)
- Startup Daily TV
- After Hours
- Featured Blogs
7. My Business
My Business (formerly Business Australia) is an online platform that backs small businesses by bringing the powerful management tools that big businesses use, within reach of every Australian small business owner.
Through simple and very cost-effective tools, My Business helps small business owners to face the regulation, the risk and people management issues that often come with owning your own business.
My Business operates across the country from major cities to country centres offering advice, downloads, products and services as well as access to resources that have grown their community of members to over 90,000 businesses nationally.
8. Naomi Simson
Naomi is the founder of the experience gift website Red Balloon, and a previous SmartCompany blogger.
Her motivational and part-practical business advice is useful for many entrepreneurs. She also has excellent advice for budding entrepreneurs.
9. Safety At Work
This blog can be used by small business owners who don't have their own HR team.
You can keep updated about the current Work, Health & Safety (WH&S) issues.
It covers latest law cases and decisions related to WH&S, as well as workers compensation and has the best books and research in the field.
10. Dynamic Business
The blog offers the latest small business-related news, expert advice, how-to guides, case studies, and business success stories for new entrepreneurs.
Its unique “Read”, “Write” and “Learn” categories of blogs not only offer a lot of reading material to young business starters but also invite experienced entrepreneurs to write for the blog.
These are just a few of the many great business blogs available in Australia.
By following these blogs you can stay up-to-date on the latest trends technologies and business practises for running a successful small business.
And of course, we recommend our blogs here.
Another one of our great free resources is our weekly Grow A Small Business small business podcast. Now with more than 300 episodes live, we are in the top 2% of all 3 million podcasts out there.