What Is The Best Book For Starting Your Own Business?

BookSummaryClub Blog What Is The Best Book For Starting Your Own Business?

There are plenty of myths surrounding starting a business these days.

There’s also plenty of information out there to help you. Actually, there’s probably a little too much information out there. With a new ‘expert’ throwing their hat in the ring every day, it can be hard to know where to turn for reliable information.

Luckily, there are some incredible books out there for aspiring entrepreneurs who want to start a business.

Buyer guide

Finding the best book for starting your own business will depend a lot on your circumstances.

Whether you want to be your own boss, want a second income, or maybe just want to work on your passion, your suggested book may change.

However, while not on this list, you can also start with a title like Pat Flynn’s Will It Fly, which is a great way to read through the nuts and bolts of business idea validation.

You can read our summary of Will It Fly if you’d like more information, or you can read the reviews on Amazon.

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The Best Book For Starting Your Own Business

Below are a few great books for starting a business.

Best generalist book

Start Your Own Business, Sixth Edition: The Only Startup Book You’ll Ever Need – Staff at Entrepreneur Magazine


When it comes to business publications, Entrepreneur magazine, and now website, is one of the industries biggest hitters. And for good reason, being a mainstay since the early days.

The staff from Entrepreneur magazine wrote their book for starting a business which goes beyond opening your doors and through the first three years of owning your business.

The book will help you do some key business tasks like:

  • Narrow in on your target market
  • Uncover how to get funding for your startup
  • Use technology to help your business plan
  • Tips for marketing and productive connections
  • Explore digital and social media tools
  • Read relevant tax conditions, employee policies, and legalities

If you want to know more about this book, you can read the reviews on Amazon.

Best quickstart guide

Starting a Business QuickStart Guide: The Simplified Beginner’s Guide to Launching a Successful Small Business, Turning Your Vision into Reality, and Achieving Your Entrepreneurial Dream  – Ken Colwell

Kindle | Audible | Paperback | Hardcover

As far as quick-start guides go, Starting a Business QuickStart Guide by Ken Colwell concisely introduces the core fundamentals that all new entrepreneurs need to know to get started and find success.

This book is written to help you form a basic idea, generate customers, and generate a consistent profit.

Consider this book a blueprint for anyone who is looking to start their first business.

Each book sold also comes with a lifetime supply of resources to help you along the way like workbooks and cheat-sheets, which is a massive advantage over other competing titles.

You can check the book’s latest price and read reviews.

Final thoughts

As you can see, finding the best book for starting your own business is almost impossible.

Hopefully, this list has given you a place to start with your search. If you want to learn more, you can read some of our business book summaries or our huge list of the best business books of all time.

Hey, I’m Erik… a Swedish university student, marketing professional, and life-long learner. Here at BookSummaryClub I summarize my favorite non-fiction books into easily digested posts. Hope you like what you’re reading!

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