Being a Startup is difficult. You’ve got people from all sides telling what’s good and what’s not. We understand, and sympathise, so we’ve curated a list of 12 blogs our team have found invaluable when creating SalesSeek.

If we’ve missed your favorite blog, let us know and we can add it to the list.

Growth Hackers

Growth Hackers

Unlocking Growth. Together.

If you are looking to grow your business, this is definitely the right place. Join its community to get the best growth-related content on the web and discuss with other experiment-driven marketers. Do not miss their Growth Studies on how companies have had explosive growth and marketed so effectively.

 
 
A Smart Bear

A Smart Bear

StartUps + Marketing + Geekery

Highly recommended by their SaaS Metrics and KPIs articles. This blog founded by Jason Cohen – founder of Smart Bear and WP Engine, among others- is for those who believe not only MBAs and right-brain types are able to understand about marketing and small businesses.

 
 
Life Hacker UK

Life Hacker

Tips and downloads for getting things done

The ideal place for those who tend to optimize their life, time, and finance. Check out their most popular categories: ‘Top 10 Incredibly Useful…’, ‘What it takes to form good habits’, and ‘Vitals’.

 
 
Reddit /r/StartUps

Reddit StartUps

A community for all backgrounds, levels of expertise, and business experience.

StartUp sub-reddit on “The Front Page of the Internet” : Reddit. Useful for those startups in their early-bird stage. Visit their forum of entrepreneurs, introduce your startup to the rest and contribute on discussions, and experiences. But before that don’t forget to check your ‘karma’!

 
 
Hacker News

Hacker News

What it says on the tin.

News before the mass media. Hacker News, once a place for current and future Y Combinators founders to exchange news, has become one of the trendiest news aggregators of the moment and a key part of Y Combinator venture firm’s success.

 
 
Hootsuite Blog

Hootsuite’s Blog

Social Media Marketing Tips

The amount of content they pump out everyday stands out over the industry. Download their free social media materials, read their guides and get the skills to launch your social media presence. As they said… “If you want to jump on a Social Media Trend…Learn the Rules First.”

 
 
Falcon Social

Falcon Social

Trends, News & Research

Falcon Social’s blog boasts informative, quick-to-read posts for those wanting to learn how communicate more efficiently with their audience by using social media techniques. They often carry out social media studies and post their findings which can give you some real insight into what’s hot and what’s not.

 
 
KissMetrics Blog

KissMetrics

A blog about Analytics, Marketing and Testing

Find articles about the many facets of social media and discover why it’s becoming more and more necessary for successful organisations.

 
 
TechCrunch

TechCrunch

The latest technology news and information on Startups.

Catch up on Tech Crunch content and events to understand the direction tech is taking. Worth reading their articles by guest writers.

 
 
INC StartUp

INC

Everything you need to know to start and grow your business now.

Check out their inspirational light articles with startup ideas and desirable skills for those who want to succeed in the Startup industry.

 
 
Venture Beat

Venture Beat

Tech News That Matters

Venture Beat is the leading source for anyone interested in news about tech innovation. A new perspective and context to help execs, entrepreneurs and tech enthusiasts make smart decisions.

 
 
Medium

Medium

A blogging platform favored by startups, forward thinkers and growth hackers.

From professionals to amateur storytellers, innovators share their stories on Medium every day, a blogging platform launched by former Twitter CEO, Evan Williams in 2012. It simple to use, has a wonderful interface and offers the opportunity to take onboard quality and useful content as never you have done before. You can also jump into the writers seat and grow your own audience. Blogging and sharing has never been so simple and easy!

 
 
salesSeek-blog

Bonus Blog: SalesSeek (obviously)

The blog for those who pursue beautifully simple Sales and Marketing. Valuable knowledge, insight and experience shared with you through the latest posts, trends, and case studies curated by our international startup and venture capital experts.