Small business blogs are often full of valuable information—i.e. insights, experiences, opinions, tips, etc.- regarding management, strategy/planning, marketing, web applications, and more; however, with about 4.75 billion indexed pages of information spread across the web, it can be hard to determine the value of information. That being said, there’s a good chance you’re missing out on tons of valuable information – information that can be of value to any potential or current VoIP user, whether residential or business.

As such, we have put together a list of 100 underrated small business blogs that despite being lesser known, compile original, unique, and invaluable content on a regular basis. In compiling this list, we exorcized an extreme hand-picked selection process. For example, promotional/PR/Advertorial content sites were all excluded. Subject of content, and authorship status was analyzed. Without further ado, here is our list of top 100 underrated sites for small businesses.

Exclamation Point Question Mark Advice/Tips

 1. Small Business Solver An advice blog that helps users overcome different problems/scenarios. In doing so, it spans a variety of topics including everything from finance and marketing to operations, efficiency, and legalities/regulations.
 2. SproutGeek Offers details on different scenarios and possibilities that business owners should be aware of. Also, details how to manage these circumstances.
 3. Killer StartUps Offers news articles and original blogs that examine how business can better themselves through technology, marketing, web tools, etc.
 4. The Self Employed Tips and insights on how individuals and businesses should compose themselves in a professional world.
 5. Rise of the Innerpreneur Focuses on innerpreneur through commentary and feedback on the business world at large.
 6. Productive and Organized Management, marketing, productivity, decision making, organization, etc. tips for small businesses.
 7. Jun Loayza Experiences, insights, opinions, and more on starting small businesses. As such this covers a multitude of topics including communication(s), proposals, staffing, etc.
 8. A Screw’s Loose Adoption insights and advice on different technologies ranging communications modes, mobility, and security.
 9. BrandMakers Offers news and original content for startup companies through specialized information (i.e. marketing, startups, leadership, technology, funding, resources, and quick tips).
10. Business Blogger Tips Insights, tips, resources, and a directory are all included to provide an extensive user experience.
11. B-Seen On Top Ideas, tips, and experiences on how to more effectively utilize one’s web resources–i.e. website, blog, etc.
12. Business Blogs Hub Articles cover everything from sales and marketing to management and social media. In providing this information, this blog offers user-centric advice, experiences, and thoughts over a number of different areas.

Finance Finance

 1. Barbara’s Blog Insights/Advice on finances, legal issues, and taxation for small businesses head by trusted small business advocate.
 2. Sarah Von Bragen Advice and insights on how to effectively manage small businesses on a budget.
 3. Simple Finance Blog Details insights, experiences, and other thoughts pertaining to finance and budget.
 4. Small Business Finance Forum Improve profits, better manage, set and reach goals, effectively manage revenue, expenditures, and general cost efficiency of your business.
 5. Small Business Financing Blog This blog covers the ins and the outs of business marketing through tips and insights on how to manage, grow, and maintain one’s business.
 6. Big Money Web Topics range social media, finance, technology, marketing, and PR.
 7. Funding Gates Shares experiences, stories, expertise, and insights regarding finances, business habits, spending habits, and more.
8. Blue Label Hosting Offers original content that aims to help readers better balance and manage their budget/finances. In doing so, the blog outlines different methods of how to better utilize available resources.

General General

 1. Blogs For Small Businesses This site works as a directory and includes blogs on a variety of different topics providing small business owners with expansive information.
 2. TBJ Now Powered by The Business Journal, these blogs cover a variety of topics including finance, employment trends and practices, economic forecasts and trends, government, news, and much more with a detail oriented perspective.
 3. Pay Simple Blog Addresses a number of different topics. Also has a weekly column in which the blog answers users questions.
 4. BoostSuite Delivers tips, info, and insights on how to effectively utilize your website and its integration capabilities.
 5. The Australian Business Blog Details management tips, experiences, planning strategies, trends, and other in depth industry-centric content to help small businesses forge ahead.
 6. Entrepreneur Resources Tips on marketing, management, inspiration, finance, and resources. Also includes technology and business tips, general business information, and company spotlights.
 7. Go Small Biz Unique articles that covers a variety of business topics including management, sales, marketing, staffing, and more.
 8. SMBNow Blog Covers and dissects SMB news, developments, etc. as well as offers original content full of advice, insights, reviews, and opinion.
 9. Start up Champ Again, tips and resources for business users just starting out. These tips span SEO, marketing, social media, design, business tips, and more.
 10. Geek Business Another blog that covers the general points of interest for small business owners; however, offers a unique handle on topics.
 11. Techopedia Offers tons of informational content that spans a variety of topics–i.e. dictionary articles, trends, topic directory, and much more.
 12. P2W2 Denotes hot to navigate and utilize different web based applications.
 13. My Intervals Tips, experiences, insights, opinions, etc. from experts with years of experience in designing and developing websites, and web applications.
 14. The Small Business Force Offers insights and experiences within the small business sphere. As such, this includes topics like staffing, operations, marketing, growth, strategies, plans, finances, and partners.
 15. Entreprenette Gazette Analyzes and offers insight within news coverage of subjects pertaining to sales and marketing, innovation, launching tips, and more.
16. Small Business Newz This blog covers everything small business owners could ever want including marketing, management, social media, finance, and more.
17. Business Finance Store Divulges a number of original articles pertaining to management, business practices, techniques, strategies, finance, eCommerce, marketing, etc. In doing so, articles offer specific topics that help owners better address different points.
18. IB in Business Reports and comments on current news throughout various industries. Also offers extensive insights, expertise, and commentary through original content, surveys, directories, and more. Lastly, users can navigate content by company name, category, and more.
19. Teamwork & Leadership Discusses different strategies, techniques, best practices, etc. pertaining to a variety of topics including management, employees/staffing and teamwork, time efficiency, meetings, and more.

Management Management

 1. Connie Bensen Blog offers expert opinions detailing a variety of topics to help small business owners.
 2. Small Biz Lady Describes how to manage all aspects of your small business by addressing a number of different questions.
 3. Get Busy Media Offers businesses info on entrepreneurship, online marketing, social media, new media, operations, and more. Also offers interviews and other misc. blog topics.
 4. Business Info Guide Stephanie Chandler, author/CEO discusses marketing and management tools and tips.
 5. The Small Business Hub Powered by ANZ, this blog shares trade stories, insights, and experiences pertaining to everything from finance and management to adaptability, customer service, and business plans. Here, users are able to read articles as well as engage their authors asking questions and making comments as they see fit.
 6. My New Company Geared towards new business owners/startups covers topics ranging news, starting a business, marketing, management, new ideas, company types, and more.
 7. Simplify This Accounts of experiences and general advice on how to better manage various aspect of one’s business–i.e marketing, virtual community/environment, scheduling, employees, email, and much more.
 8. The Franchise King Provides in depth advice and info on how to become and continue to be a successful franchise owner.
 9. Small Business Branding Details how to better plan and map out your business for long term growth and betterment.
 10. Small Biz Bee Offers unique insights, guides, and more on how to make small businesses grow, maintain, and flourish via strategy, marketing, social media, and more.
 11. Kim Garst Boom Social Marketing, Management, Productivity tips and strategies to help businesses (and users) better productivity through social media tools.
 12. DollarVersity Covers experiences and insights on Business/Entrepreneurship, Careers, Lifestyle, personal finance, reviews, and more.
 13. Nibletz Offers news, original interviews, and articles pertaining to startups, their success, and their failures.
 14. Rainmaker Group Details issues, circumstances, and conditions surrounding staffing. Also analyzes how to efficiently staff and manage employees within your company.
 15. iHubBub Unique management strategies, ideas, and concepts as well as commentary from a number of experts.
 16. Social Barrel Offers news, infographics, analysis, original blogs, and commentary on social media.
 17. Dukeo In depth web content/practices tips, insights, and advice.
 18. Making Different Details different tips on how to better manage online content (website, blog, social media, etc).
 19. Thriving Small Business Discusses different best practices, strategies, and techniques to use to better manage one’s employees, finances, resources, and overall business.
 20. Small Business Mavericks Details different strategies and practices of how to better manage and maintain different areas of one’s business including employees, resources, marketing, website, etc.
 21. Birds on the Blog This blog is run by business woman and expresses ideas, insights, experiences, etc. from successful women specifically.
 22. Small Company Big Image Includes a number of posts that detail how to effectively expand one’s business through a number of different avenues (social media, marketing, etc).
 23. Effortless HR Details human resources best practices–i.e. staffing, managing, employee relationships, etc.
 24. Fill the Funnel Insights, tips, tools, experiences, techniques, and more on how to integrate web applications and media.
 25. In Flow Tips, insights, and advice on how to manage various aspects of your business including finance, marketing, and more.
 26. Small Business UK This blog details every aspect of deployment for small businesses–i.e. starting, financing, and running. In doing so, authors offer advice, tips, and insights on a number of topics ranging sales, technology, marketing, etc.
27. The Small Business Hub Powered by ANZ, this blog shares trade stories, insights, and experiences pertaining to everything from finance and management to adaptability, customer service, and business plans. Here, users are able to read articles as well as engage their authors asking questions and making comments as they see fit.

Marketing Marketing

 1. Reciprocal Consulting Blog Details tips, insights, and advice on how to improve one’s business through better utilization or marketing resources–i.e. web images/videos, social media, web design, etc. Also details best practices.
 2. Fortune Marketing Addresses how businesses can better market themselves through articles, original editorials, and an extensive resources page.
 3. Masterful Marketing Discusses the relationship software, social media, websites, etc. and marketing and how this can expand marketing solutions for small businesses.
 4. Jim’s Marketing Blog Tips and insights from an industry veteran on how to better marketing solutions.
 5. Rebar Business Builders Lists and fleshes out marketing tips and solutions and strategies detailing various programs, solutions, systems, etc.
 6. Sales Blend Takes a less conventional handle on marketing and talks about different tools to be used for marketing. Also talks about experiences in using these different tools.
 7. Kutenda Marketing Unlike most other marketing blogs, this site expands on the notion of marketing and includes tips and ideas on email and web marketing, social media, and development/progression.
 8. Small Business Bonfire Divulges how to improve business through marketing, social network integration, and other practices/techniques.
 9. The Small Business Playbook Though it covers a little bit of everything, it specializes in marketing, management, and how to increase efficiency/productivity. Run by Small Business Owner; therefore, insights are very helpful.
 10. Brand Autopsy Tips from a collection of marketing experts that cover fully utilizing branding and marketing.
 11. Chris Ducker Led by author/blogger/expert Chris Ducker, this blog details help for entrepreneurs to improve their businesses moving forward.
 12.  David Dalka Run by digital business strategy professional David Dalka, this blog covers in depth insights, thoughts, and experiences on management, leadership, as well as industry trends and best practices.
 13. Noobpreneur Personal experiences, ideas, opportunities, tools, and resources to help better one’s small business and their brand/identity.
 14. Deluxe Small Biz Blog This blog is composed of marketing professionals sharing insights and information to help businesses attract and retain customers.
 15. Indie Business Network Like its competitors, this blog is pretty incorporative; however, it stands out by offering more personalized sections including book club, fun and family, mental performance, and others in addition to hard factual info such as social media, success principles, marketing strategies, etc.
 16. Marketing Donut Offers marketing tips and tools as well as cautionary tales pertaining to business planning and management, sales, customer services, and more.
 17. Thrive Hive Details a variety of marketing solutions, as well as discusses different resources and techniques.

Planning Strategies Planning/Strategies

 1. Everbill Tips and advice for how to build out small businesses through competitive markets.
 2. Leaf Here the focus is to help SMBs grow by sharing tips, tricks, solutions, shortcuts, and insights about the SMB industry both inside and out of Boston, MA. In doing so, they cover every area from social media integration to data visualization.
 3. AMI Partners A global strategy consulting firm that offers global SMB insights and GTM strategy consulting. Staff is composed of people from over 15 countries, whom speak 20 languages; therefore, this blog can appeal to smbs all over the world.
 4. Global Small Business Blog A guide blog targeted for entrepreneurs and small businesses interested in expanding onto a global scale.
 5. Young Go-Getter A large global community of entrepreneurs offering different users’ experiences, advice, mistakes, insights, feedback from past experiences.
 6. Small Biz Labs Forecasts and reports/analyzes trends within small business sphere. Additionally, analyzes the impact these trends may have moving forward.
 7. Geek Law Blog Managed by three “geeks,” this site discusses law strategies throughout management, marketing, and other areas of expertise.
 8. Help Scout Tips, solutions, opinions, and insights on customer service and employee management.

Technology Equipment Technology/Equipment

 1. Tonido Blog Covers a variety of tech and cloud related articles and topics to help readers better utilize and manage their own platforms.
 2. Telecom Ramblings Discusses trends and events throughout the telecom industry.
 3. CBR Digital Addresses why and how the cloud can and is being utilized by businesses. Also dissects the future of the industry by examining trends.
 4. Andy Wibbels Small Business Blog Author Andy Wibbels discusses web tips that help small business retain their quality and boost quality.
 5.  Tubblog News, advice, and other original content pertaining to technologies within small businesses.
 6. Eric Brown This blog focuses on the merging between IT and Marketing. As such, Eric Brown details how to develop and adopt strategies with technology.
 7. Virtualized Geek Content pertains to technology, virtualization, and cloud computing. As such, it covers hardware, general inquiries, networks, and more.
 8.. Zath Covers news and offers reviews, how to’s, and other original content for a wide variety of technologies including software, gadgets, and more.
 9. Enveron Specifically deals with technology tips and insights as well as how to approach/implement best practices.

Again, small business blogs can offer readers a ton of information. That being said, if there’s a blog you read regularly and it isn’t here, be sure to let us know in the comments section below.