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Only One Day Left to Nominate Your Favorite Business Books!





There is only one day left to nominate your favorite business books of 2014!

Nominations for the Small Business Book Awards have been open since late November and we’ve got way more than 200 books nominated! Voting is going to begin at noon Pacific Time on March 11, 2015, and that means that you still have time to file your nominations.



Books Published in 2014 are Eligible

If you’ve written, read, or promoted a business book that was published in 2014, you still have time to get your nomination in to be eligible for this year’s awards. You have eight categories to choose from: Motivation, Social Media, Startup, Marketing, Management, Economics, Technology, and Resources. You can get more details about eligibility, categories, and details about voting on the Rules page of the Business Book Awards site.

Mark These Dates on Your Calendar

  • Nominations CLOSE on March 11 at 11:59 am Pacific Time.
  • Community voting will begin March 12, 2015, and will run through April 2, 2015
  • Community Choice Winners will be Announced on April 3, 2015
  • The Judges’ Winners will be announced on April 10, 2015

How the Winners are Chosen

There will be two kinds of winners for the Small Business Book Awards, Community Choice Winners and Judges’ Winners. The Community Choice winners are those books that received the most community votes. The Judges’ Winners are chosen by our esteemed panel of expert judges who will make their choices based on their area of expertise and review of the books.

It’s a Reading List, it’s a Best of List, it’s the Small Business Book Awards of 2014!

The Small Business Book Awards are so much more than your basic Book Awards.  We know that small business owners are insanely busy, and we also know you are voracious readers; always looking for ways of improving and growing your business. So where are you supposed to find the best books for small business owners? The Small Business Book Awards, of course.

The books that are nominated may not make the New York Times Best Seller list, but they are books that small business owners have read and nominated. They are books that our staff has read and reviewed and they are books that you should probably have on your nightstand or Kindle.

If you’ve got one of those books on the brain, nominate it now while you still can:

Nominate a Business Book

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Ivana Taylor - Book Editor


Ivana Taylor Ivana Taylor is the Book Editor for Small Business Trends. She is responsible for directing the site’s book review program and manages the team of professional book reviewers. She also spearheads the annual Small Business Book Awards. Ivana publishes DIYMarketers, where she shares daily do-it-yourself marketing tips, and is co-author of "Excel for Marketing Managers."

2 Reactions

  1. Aira Bongco

    It is time to recognize all those authors that may not have hit the limelight but deserves to be recognized. This is a great way to find new interesting book titles and authors.

  2. Man! I’m disappointed that I didn’t make this nomination in time. I really would have liked to nominate David Fasanya’s ‘Way of the Junglpreneur’. Easily my top pick for 2014 and probably of several years prior.
    I highly recommend looking into that one and checking out the authors website. Really fresh and unique perspectives that can only inspire motivation and creativity.
    http://www.junglepreneur.com

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