Reading List for Your Busy Week

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

  • 3 ways to make every week Small Business Week
  • Biggest mistakes family-owned businesses make
  • What you need to know about the future of retail & ecommerce
  • Are you prepared for a disaster?
  • Want to stand out, communicate better & make the right transition? Learn from these 3 books.
  • How to attract teens to your retail store

Marketing Smart

  • 3 steps for developing a marketing calendar
  • What do people think about your brand?
  • Which social channels are best for B2B?

People Power

  • Can a 30-hour workweek work for you?
  • How to attract Millennial employees

Sell More

  • 8 secrets to creating customer loyalty


  • BIG opportunities in the $79 billion wedding business