2021 is almost in the books, and as I suggest to all small business owners, now is a good time to look at your metrics for the year as you set goals for the new year. As I was doing my annual review, I stopped to look at my highest-performing blogs from 2021. This list of what YOU consider to be my best small business blogs of 2021 gives me great insight into what you care about.
Therefore, it also provides guidance on what I should do more of in the coming year. Wonder what’s on the list? Keep reading to find out.
12 Best Small Business Blogs of 2021
Here is a list of what YOU consider to be my best small business blogs of 2021, as determined by page views.
1. 10 Bible Verses Small Business Owners Need to Know for 2021
I am filled with joy that this blog post makes the top of the list of my best small business blogs of 2021. These bible verses remind us of all the blessings we have in the Lord, the power of faith and hope, and what to keep in mind as we are going through trials.
2. Boost Your Small Business Marketing with the 4 Ms
Marketing is a complex subject, even for the savviest of business owners. This article breaks the complexity down into four simple principles. Since they all begin with M, it is super simple to remember when you plan and execute your marketing tasks.
3. 10 Email Marketing Best Practices to Improve Digital Marketing ROI
Email marketing is one of the best digital marketing strategies, and it is accessible to all business owners, no matter your size. This article makes the list of best small business blogs of 2021 because it shares tips on skyrocketing your open and click-through rates!
4. Small Business Guide to Building High Converting Landing Pages
It is no surprise that this blog post also made the list. After all, you can’t do email marketing unless you have an email list, and you can’t build an email list without landing pages that take website visitors to your lead magnets or products! This blog post walks you through all the key elements you should consider when creating one.
5. Top 25 Boss Women to Follow Online
As small business owners, we need role models to inspire us, and we also need good advice from successful entrepreneurs. Enter this blog post, shared during Women’s History Month, which lists 25 amazing boss women to follow.
6. 3 Strategies to Boost Small Business Growth
Every small business owner wants to grow their business, so we are constantly looking for new tips on things we can do to boost growth. This article shares three specific areas you can focus on to increase sales and grow your business.
7. Pros and Cons of Instagram Reels Vs. TikTok
Because this article made the list of my best small business blogs of 2021, it shows me that you are interested in learning about the latest social media marketing strategies, which is GREAT because small businesses need to stay relevant! I’ve had success on Instagram Reels AND TikTok, so I share my expert advice here.
8. 7 Tips on How to Set Prices for Products and Services
Pricing your products and services is one of the biggest struggles of owning a small business. What is your customer willing and able to pay? What pricing offers you an adequate profit margin? Getting it right is important to success, and this article has tips that will guide you.
9. 12 Steps to Creating Copy That Sells
Creating great sales copy is a challenge for small business owners. It’s so much more than sprinkling magic words here and there, choosing an image, and adding a call to action. It’s an art… and it’s a science. In this blog post, I take you step-by-step in creating copy that sells.
10. 14 Free SEO Tools to Boost Organic Traffic and Rankings
Your response to this article, in terms of email opens, was incredible. After all, every small business owner needs to have an SEO strategy, and who doesn’t love free tools that provide free traffic? This huge list has tools for whatever you need, whether it is planning out keywords, optimizing your site, or analyzing your performance.
11. 12 Things You Should Know Before Starting Your Own Small Business
The fact that this article made my list of best small business blogs of 2021 tells me (1) that in 2021 there were a lot of people out there considering starting a small business, and (2) these people were looking to make a cautious and calculated decision.
12. 7 Costly Business Mistakes to Avoid to Maximize Your Profits
While we all want to know what we need to do to start and grow a small business, we also want to know what NOT to do. This article covers some of the costliest business mistakes and how to avoid the wrong moves that could break your business.
That covers it – the 12 best small business blogs of 2021, as voted by YOU! Did your favorite article make the list? Let me know in the comments below.
And if you blog on your own small business website, I highly recommend this annual review of your best blog posts. Small business owners are always wondering what they should blog about… well, it turns out, your readers are telling you!
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