Business investing gurus and sPecialtiesThese experts could help you start, build or invest in a business
Business investing gurus
This section’s for you if you’re thinking about starting or investing in a business and are looking for expert help.
If you want a broader overview of aspects of a business, go first to Strategies and Topics or Analysts and Commentators.
In general, the gurus listed below give information and advice on business investing (not financial planners, see how to choose them and industry rating and review sites in the BiG Directory). They mostly use their favourite method or strategy and don’t compare other investing choices like Analysts and Commentators might.
Business Investing ‘Guru Cops’
These specific watchdogs are people or organisation who can protect you, save you time, and protect your money, and you, from yourself! They provide useful investing guidelines on how to start, what to look out for (scams alerts), articles and other help.
In Guru Cops there are many more of these watchdogs who regulate others in money and finance and industries broadly.
Using business lists for finding people 'successful' in business, management and leadership
If you Google the ‘top 50 people in business, management and leadership’ you’ll get lists such as:
- The Australian’s Top 50
- A comprehensive list (mostly USA) of The Top 50 Leadership and Management Experts
In The Strange Nature of Lists, Chris Brogan (on the list) warns ‘try never to be swayed by lists of this nature… I’m still working hard and won’t stop until I’m on the list I most want to occupy: ‘People Who Equipped Me For Success’, and only you can write that list’.
Here are Steve Jobs’ insights on success form 3 perspectives, ‘Trust; Love and Loss; and Death’, Stanford Commencement Speech 2005.
Checking out Business people | MoneySmart (ASIC) and The Checkout
Money Smart (Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC)
The Checkout (ABC TV consumer affairs satirical show) has a list of resources for consumer complaints/organisations. If you have a bad consumer experience, you could always email your gripe or post a video there on F.U.Tube where you can post your own videos and complain about products!
Scamwatch (ACCC Australian Competition and Consumer Comission)
Business Investing Gurus …
The individuals and companies in the table below claim they’re experts in business or building businesses. Under BiG’s Traffic Light™ rating system, they’re given a red, yellow or green rating.If I get any positive or negative information about them (send yours), they may be re-rated to a different colour.
Note: The ‘about’ column says “They/He/She claims” quoting their marketing blurb, because I’d hate to misrepresent or misquote their claims and unless I’ve explicitly done so, I don’t endorse them.
Click on Read more… for active links to articles or people who support “Pros” or dispute their claims “Cons”.
Company: Stay at Home Mum
Strategies: Budgeting, Home business, Investing tips, Lifestyle, Money and Relationships, Money management, Money saving tips, Women and Business
Strategies: Lifestyle, Marketing, Online marketing education, Personal branding
Company: Basic Bananas
Strategies: Marketing, Sales
Company: Business Blueprint
Strategies: Business Coach, Business investing, Education, Marketing
Company: Empower Business Solutions
Strategies: Business Coach, Marketing, Small Business
Company: Her Business
Strategies: Business investing, Marketing, Networking, Personal Development, Women, Women and Business
Company: The Entourage Group
Strategies: Business Coach, Education, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurship Course, Online course, Online education
Strategies: Business Coach, Business investing, Entrepreneur, Mentoring, Personal Development
Company: The Institute of Wow
Strategies: Business Coach, Marketing, Mentoring
Company: Millionaire Maker
Strategies: Blog, Business Coach, Business investing, Entrepreneur, Marketing
Company: Meet the Press Masterclass
Strategies: Marketing, Public relations, Publicity
Company: European Women in Business
Strategies: Business investing, Entrepreneurs, Networking, Women
Company: Flying Solo
Strategies: Micro Business Community, Networking, Small Business, Small business forums
Strategies: Business Coach, Business investing
Strategies: Marketing, Online marketing, internet marketing
Strategies: Blog, Branding, Change, Entrepreneur, Leadership, Marketing
Company: KeySplash Creative Inc
Strategies: Blogging, Branding, Copywriting, Marketing, Online business
Company: Women on Business
Strategies: Business, Marketing, Networking, Women
Strategies: Business forum
Company: Guverra Amma
Strategies: Business investing, Equity financing
Company: Work with Joshua
Strategies: Business Coach, Business investing
Strategies: Leadership, Personal Development
Company: The Uncommon View
Strategies: Business Coach, Copywriting, Marketing
Strategies: Business Coach, Entrepreneur, Leadership, NLP, Personal Development, Speaker
Strategies: Blogging, Online business
Strategies: Blogging, Marketing, Online business, Online marketing
Company: Entrepreneurs Journey
Strategies: Blogging, Entrepreneur, Marketing, Online business, Online marketing
Strategies: Business Coach, Business investing, Entrepreneur, Franchising
Strategies: Copywriting, Marketing, Online, Speaker
Company: Preneur Group
Strategies: Entrepreneur, Marketing
Company: Upfront Communications
Strategies: Business Coach, Communications, Speaker, Training
Strategies: Entrepreneur, Marketing, Networking, Women
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Disclaimer: The information and comments in this site are general in nature, opinion only and don’t take your personal financial circumstances into account. Our aim is purely to educate you and show you people and organisations in the finance and investing industries you may, or may not, choose to contact for personal financial advice. Any claims or comments of others are strictly those of the cited individual and not endorsed by Andrea or Best investment Gurus. Before you take any financial or investing action or buy any service or product - get your own independent financial advice, tailored to your specific needs.