BLGM's mission is to promote a love of books and reading to all by offering advice and information needed to help our visitors to find their next favorite book.

Best Business Startup Books You Should Read

While there are many courses and tutorials online, learning from a book is still one of the best ways to greatly improve your skills. Below I have selected top Business Startup books.

1. Small Business Start-Up Kit, The: A Step-by-Step Legal Guide (2018)

Best Business Startup Books You Should ReadWant to start a business? Don’t know where to begin? Start here. The Small Business Start-Up Kit shows you how to set up a small business in your state, quickly and efficiently clearing state and local bureaucratic hurdles along the way. We’ll show you how to: #121,795 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #1342 in Entrepreneurship (Books) #76 in Legal Self-Help #339 in Business Law (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Pakroo J.D., Peri

2. Work from Home: Starting & Running a Profitable Freight Broker Business: A comprehensive step-by-step Startup guide for the 21st Century (2019)

Best Business Startup Books You Should ReadWork from Home: Starting & Running a Profitable Freight Broker BusinessA comprehensive step-by-step Startup guide for the 21st CenturyHave you ever yearned to work from home? Are you tired of the daily 9 to 5 grind? Is being your own boss something you have always dreamed of?This book will show you exactly how to begin a freight brokerage firm from the comfort of your own home!You will gain a deep satisfaction knowing you built a successful business from scratch, on your own terms. All you need is a laptop, time, dedication and industry knowledge. This book gives you all the tools you need to…
Author(s): Julia Albright

3. Start Up: Insider Secrets on Building Your Business Credit (2017)

Best Business Startup Books You Should ReadThe book will teach how to build credit for you business that is separate from your social security number. After reading this book you will have the key foundation, Insider secrets on how how to gain credit for your business that will help you fund your dream. You will not be relying on the banks approving your loans in your personal name. You will have the keys to the kingdom in regards to getting funding for your business with no personal liability to your name. #81,752 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #1333 in Small Business & Entrepreneurship (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product,…
Author(s): Dolce Jr., Herman

4. Startup Evolution Curve From Idea to Profitable and Scalable Business: Startup Marketing Manual (2017)

Best Business Startup Books You Should ReadIt's like an IKEA guide for building your next startup. Based on research of 1,447 startups and highly recommended by more than 30 international experts. It's not a book you read in a day, but like a manual you take with you and consult from time to time. Every startup founder should have it on the desk! Donatas Jonikas (PhD) provides clear and actionable guidelines for what to do next if you want to transform your innovative ideas into profitable and scalable startup business: This step-by-step guide is designed for people who don't have time and want to take…
Author(s): Dr. Donatas Jonikas

5. Mind Your Business: A Workbook to Grow Your Creative Passion Into a Full-time Gig (2019)

Best Business Startup Books You Should ReadMind Your Business is the ONLY book that teaches you everything you need to know about how to build a successful business from scratch. From developing your brand to designing products to identifying your legal and tax needs, this comprehensive guide will take you through every step of the process and help you create a unique and customized roadmap for your business. Mind Your Business is for aspiring entrepreneurs who are driven, ambitious, creative, and determined to build a business and life they love.Author Ilana Griffo shares the formula that turned her creative hobby into a design studio. From initial planning to…
Author(s): Ilana Griffo, Paige Tate & Co.

6. Start Your Own Business, Sixth Edition: The Only Startup Book You’ll Ever Need (2015)

Best Business Startup Books You Should ReadTapping into more than 33 years of small business expertise, the staff at Entrepreneur Media takes today’s entrepreneurs beyond opening their doors and through the first three years of ownership. This revised edition features amended chapters on choosing a business, adding partners, getting funded, and managing the business structure and employees, and also includes help understanding the latest tax and healthcare reform information and legalities….
Author(s): The Staff of Entrepreneur Media

7. Business Model Generation: A Handbook for Visionaries, Game Changers, and Challengers (2010)

Best Business Startup Books You Should ReadBusiness Model Generation is a handbook for visionaries, game changers, and challengers striving to defy outmoded business models and design tomorrow’s enterprises. If your organization needs to adapt to harsh new realities, but you don’t yet have a strategy that will get you out in front of your competitors, you need Business Model Generation. Co-created by 470 “Business Model Canvas” practitioners from 45 countries, the book features a beautiful, highly visual, 4-color design that takes powerful strategic ideas and tools, and makes them easy to…
Author(s): Alexander Osterwalder, Yves Pigneur

8. Small Business Start-Up Kit for California, The (2018)

Best Business Startup Books You Should ReadWant to start your own California business? Don’t know where to begin? Start here. The Small Business Start-Up Kit for California California shows you how to set up a small business in the Golden State quickly and easily. It clearly explains the fees, forms, and bureaucratic technicalities you’ll encounter and shows you how to efficiently get your business up and running in California. Find out how to: #411,004 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #3663 in Entrepreneurship (Books) #227 in Legal Self-Help #1397 in Business Law (Books) Would you like to ?If you…
Author(s): Pakroo J.D., Peri

9. 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 (2019)

Best Business Startup Books You Should ReadTHE ULTIMATE BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO STARTING A BUSINESS IN 2019!Have you ever dreamt of starting your own business and living life on your terms?This book shows you EXACTLY what you need to know to stand out from the crowd!Do you have an idea for an amazing product or service but you aren’t sure how to build a business around it? Are you a current business owner who struggles to identify your customers and deliver true world-class value? Do you want to build your hobby business into a fully-fledged venture that will help you build the life you deserve? The most comprehensive guide ever developed for starting and growing a…
Author(s): Colwell PhD MBA, Ken

10. Women’s Small Business Start-Up Kit, The: A Step-by-Step Legal Guide (2018)

Best Business Startup Books You Should ReadHave an idea or skill that you’re ready to turn into a business? Want to expand or improve your current business operations? This book is for you! Learn how to: #513,988 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #188 in Franchising Law (Books) #749 in Women & Business (Books) #292 in Legal Self-Help Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Pakroo J.D., Peri

11. The Corporate Startup: How established companies can develop successful innovation ecosystems (2019)

Best Business Startup Books You Should ReadA key reading for leaders that outlines how to effectively innovate for the future and boost growth, while running the core business. – Alex Osterwalder, Co-author of Business Model Generation. Winner of the 2018 CMI Management Book of the Year Award for Innovation and EntrepeneurshipThe Corporate Startup is a practical guide for established companies that aspire to develop and sustain their innovation capabilities. • The world around us is changing rapidly. There is now more pressure on established companies to innovate. • The challenge most companies face is how to develop new products for…
Author(s): Viki PhD MBA, Dr Tendayi, Toma MBA, Dan, et al.

Best Business Startup Books You Should Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some business startup books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

New to Big: How Established Businesses Can Grow Like Startups

Author(s): David Kidder; Christina Wallace
Publisher: Currency, Year: 2019, Size: 4 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2412597

Marketing Your Startup: The Inc. Guide to Getting Customers, Gaining Traction, and Growing Your Business

Author(s): Simona Covel
Publisher: AMACOM, Year: 2018, Size: 863 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2232351

Startup Evolution Curve From Idea to Profitable and Scalable Business: Startup Marketing Manual

Author(s): Dr. Donatas Jonikas
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Year: 2017, Size: 7 Mb, Download: mobi
ID: 1643188

Angel: How to Invest in Technology Startups--Timeless Advice from an Angel Investor Who Turned $100,000 into $100,000,000

Author(s): Jason Calacanis
Publisher: Harper Business, Year: 2017, Size: 671 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2066863

Unleashing the Innovators: How Mature Companies Find New Life with Startups

Author(s): Jim Stengel, Tom Post
Publisher: Crown Business, Year: 2017, Size: 5 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2112916

Entering StartUpLand: An Essential Guide to Finding the Right Job

Author(s): Jeffrey Bussgang
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press, Year: 2017, Size: 259 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2224600

The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses

Author(s): Eric Ries
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group, Year: 2017, Size: 611 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 2417515

The Startup Checklist: 25 Steps to a Scalable, High-Growth Business

Author(s): David S. Rose, Bill Gross
Publisher: Wiley, Year: 2016, Size: 2 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 1540338

The JOBS Act: Crowdfunding Guide to Small Businesses and Startups

Author(s): William Michael Cunningham
Publisher: Apress, Year: 2016, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1604828

The startup equation : a visual guidebook for building your startup

Author(s): Fisher, Steve; Duane, Ja-Nae
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education, Year: 2016, Size: 16 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2081389

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really best-sellers according to Washington Post, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

Affiliate Disclaimer: We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
Leave a Reply