Once you arrive at the office, how do you start your morning? You probably don’t dig right into your work. (If you do, you deserve a raise.) More realistically, you hit the coffee machine and then peruse your favorite websites to catch up on the news you missed while logging your virtuous eight hours of dream time.
Here are 10 sites that I have to visit everyday– I hope you will find them as useful as I do. (I am sure most of you already do!)
Believe me, I tried over 5 images website for my class as well as my blog, Shutterstock turns of my highly recommended one. It is a global marketplace for creativity with more than 90 million images currently available. And I’ve been its member for 3 years.
WordPress.com lets you easily create your own website or blog and write about the things that interest you, which is the best place for your personal blog or business site. (My blog is created by WP also, I also follow other some bloggers there)
Executive book summaries, reviews & webinars of the best business books. Each 8-page text and 20-minute audio summary covers the most important concepts from authors.
Business Insider toes an enjoyable balance of fun and valuable articles. With dozens of pieces published daily, there is never a shortage of commentary to wade through. However, only a few of the articles are directly related to the private capital markets.
Chock-full of ‘how-to’ guides and examples, Entrepreneur provides content for all stages of business growth. Whether it is creating a business plan or revamping your sales team, there are articles.
Slideshare, one of the LinkedIn family, born with the goal of making knowledge sharing easy, has since grown into a top destination for professional content. With over 18 million uploads in 40 content categories, it is today one of the top 100 most-visited websites in the world.
Techcrunch is a blog dedicated to obsessively profiling and reviewing new Internet products and companies. In addition to covering new companies, TechCrunch profiles existing companies that are making an impact (commercial and/or cultural) on the new web space.
Curates tips, tricks, and technology for living better in the digital age, Lifehacker‘s an award-winning daily blog that features tips, shortcuts, and downloads that help you work and live smarter and more efficiently.
I’ve Tried That exists to protect consumers from falling victim to online scams. Since 2007, they’ve written hundreds of articles, received millions of page views, and have stopped a countless amount of money from falling into the wrong hands.
TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading! They believe passionately in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and, ultimately, the world. And so they’re building a clearinghouse of knowledge and inspiration from the world’s most inspired thinkers, and a community of curious souls to engage with ideas and each other.
Every bit of news – the latest deal announcements, industry trends and even firings – can give you the slight advantage you need to edge out the competition. But, with the deluge of information that is the internet today, how do you distinguish the signal from the noise? Share your daily must-vist sites with me!