The title ‘entrepreneur’ can seem quite daunting. You might not even consider yourself as one. I didn’t either, for a long time! But here’s reality: if you sell ad space, do affiliate marketing, offer a service, or sell any product online or offline, you do have a business… and you are an entrepreneur.
In order to build your business and hone your entrepreneur skills, it is recommended that you read books from those who’ve been successful in business. For that reason, I’ve made a list of 21 free informative eBooks for entrepreneurs that I hope, will help you grow your business.
Unleashing the Ideavirus by Seth Godin
Seth Godin is well known as an industry business leader. In this eBook, he shares effective principles and strategies to let your customers do your best marketing for you.
279 Days to Overnight Success by Chris Guillebeau
In this eBook, Chris Guillebeau shares you anyone can create their own success with their own project. The principles outlined will help your online presence grow far beyond what it is now.
Focus Manifesto by Leo Babauta
This eBook contains 27 chapters of practical wisdom on how to find simplicity in an age of distraction. You will learn how to stay focused on the task at hand and be more productive with the time you have.
More Time Now by Dave Navarro
This 40 page time management manifesto will help you take control of your time, and your life. The author shares 3 behaviors we need to change that will drastically improve our time management skills.
Need to Know by Paul Myers
In this 112 page PDF, Paul Myers shares the most important lessons he’s learned in 15 years of doing business on the internet. The eBook is free for subscribers of TalkBiz News.
Believe Me by Michael Margolis
This eBook will show you how to do a better job of relating to others in this age of communications. The strategies outlined will hellp you influence, persuade and convince others to believe in your message.
The Happy Startup School offers a free 40 page ebook that outlines the 4 steps to a happy startup: passion, purpose, people, profits. There is also a free toolkit to help you get your business off the ground.
3 Steps to Brand Clarity by Amanda Genther
In this eBook, the author writes about how to find your sweet spot and attract your dream clients. These steps will help you bring more clarity to your brand and your business.
The Entrepreneur’s Journey by Tito Philips, Jnr.
In this 100+ page manifesto, you will learn how to start and build a business that matters. There are also tips on how to evaluate the progress of your entrepreneurial journey.
Creating an Entrepreneurial Mindset by Roger Cowdrey
This eBook defines the characteristics you will require in order to be a successful entrepreneur. The author also examines things that inhibit our entrepreneurial behavior and suggests ways to improve our mindsets.
50 Ways to Plan for Small Business Success by Erica Nicole
This collection of success secrets of today’s leading entrepreneurs will help you whether you’re just starting a business or have been a small business owner for several years. It provides an insightful and results-oriented approach to success planning.
The Bootstrapper’s Bible Manifesto by Seth Godin
This free manifesto by Seth Godin is based on the popular full length book, The Bootstrapper’s Bible. It outlines how to start a successful business with little capital.
This eBook gives valuable information on managing your personal finances while balancing the demands of your business. It also covers basic business planning, structure and taxes.
The Purpose Directed Business by Dr. Ken Gibson
This eBook has is full of practical suggestions for applying the principles you value in your business. It will teach you to live out your God-given purpose through your business.
168 Hours: The Blank Slate of Time by Laura Vanderkam
In this manifestor, popular author Laura Vanderkam shares simple strategies that will help you make the most of your time and create a full life.
Breaking the Time Barrier by Mike McDerment & Donald Cowper
This short eBook shows business owners how to put a price tag on their services. You will learn how to you price your work in a way that is reasonable to you and your clients.
This eBook is a collection of articles from leading entrepreneurs that will stretch our entrepreneurial minds. It is much needed inspiration for creative entrepreneurs.
In this eBook, 24 successful businesswomen share lessons they’ve learned and their startup success tips. That’s loads of free business advice and inspiration to get you going.
Personal Branding for the Business Professional by Chris Brogan
In this 15 page eBook, Christ Brogan shares strategic advice and practical ideas on personal branding for your business.
This 41 page eBook has startup advice from 150 seasoned entrepreneurs. It contains valuable tips on how to be a great entrepreneur and grow your business.
The Lucky Brand by David Brier
This free branding guide outlines 10 branding strategies to increase your brand’s effectiveness, attract more customers, make a good profit and make your brand stand out from the rest.
Have you read any of these free ebooks?
Do you have any more to add to this list?