5 Free Resources for Writers, Business Owners and Creative People

Free resources, marketing expertise, the courage to be different, inspiration and career advice…

1. Open Culture

Want access to 700 free audiobooks, 1150 free courses, 700 free ebooks and loads, loads more? Visit www.openculture.com. It’s a great resource for creative people who want to expand their horizons. You could learn a new language, watch a classic film, or read a great work of literature, all in the name of inspiration!

2. Copyblogger

This is the resource for aspiring (and advanced) content marketers. The site features a huge archive of free articles on content marketing, SEO, copywriting, and running an online business, among many other topics. I can’t tell you how much I love it and how useful it is. You can also listen to Copyblogger’s archive of free, supremely useful podcasts on all things entrepreneurial.

3. On This Deity

Creative people are often trailblazers. Creating something new, such as your own business or blog, writing a book, or breaking away from the crowd can be difficult. Visit On This Deity when you need the courage to be different. This blog celebrates the brave, the revolutionary, and the heroic, as well as world events that changed history.

4. Milky Way Scientists

Need a bit of perspective on life? Browse this Facebook page for mind-blowing pictures that show our planet at its glorious best. If you ever need confirmation that your problems are, in the grand scheme of things, not that important, don’t miss this. You’ll be amazed by the vastness of space, awe-inspiring plants and animals, and the beauty of nature.

5. Careerealism

This site is packed with articles to help you progress in your career. The topics covered are truly diverse – ranging from tips for small business owners to how to cope with harassment in the workplace. Visit this site for advice on networking skills, using social media to progress, and job hunting effectively – well, you may not be ready to launch your business just yet!