By Rieva Lesonsky

The life of a business owner is a busy one. If I had my way, days would be 30 hours long—and there’d be, like the Beatles sang: “8 days a week.” But there aren’t. So to help you stay on top of important small business news, information and advice essential to running your business, here’s my weekly Reading List.

If you have articles you’d like to share, get them to me by end of day Wednesday every week.

Best Practices

  • Do you have cyber-fears?
  • This week’s 3 books for small biz owners includes the latest from Guy Kawasaki.
  • Reward your loyal customers


  • Inspired by a lunch with her friends Angela Newman launched a company making “performance” underwear

Marketing Smart

  • Is social media stressing you out?
  • Social  media explained

Sell More

  • 11 ways chat can help your ecommerce business
  • Are you ready for the “switching” economy?
  • Are you really satisfying your customers?


  • Making money from mindfulness

Women Entrepreneurs

  • 6 daily habits that make you a better entrepreneur


Rieva Lesonsky is CEO of GrowBiz Media, a media and custom content company focusing on small business and entrepreneurship. Email Rieva at [email protected], follow her on Google+   and