Top 9 Business Books Every Animator Should Read

As an animator, it's important that you learn all about the business side of animation. Here are the top 9 business books every animator should read.

Top 9 Business Books Every Animator Should Read

1) The Animation Business Handbook by Karen Raugust

It shows how a successful animation studio or freelance animator operates, describes the process of how animators can develop animation property from start to finish, and outlines the different kinds of business methods to create and sell animated media.

The Animation Business Handbook by Karen Raugust

2) The Personal MBA by Josh Kaufman

Instead of spending a lot of money and time on an expensive business degree, we suggest that you read this book that gives you all the concepts you need to succeed in business.

The Personal MBA by Josh Kaufman

3) How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

It contains solid advice that has helped thousands of people gain success and reach their maximum potential in their personal lives and business.

How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

4) Think Rich and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

It reveals the life-changing secrets of earning money that many successful people have applied.

Think Rich and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

5) Zero to One by Peter Thiel

It gives readers a look into Peter Thiel's philosophy and strategy and teaches how to create a successful startup.

Zero to One by Peter Thiel

6) Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson

The authors will teach you how to get exposure without spending too much money, how to be more productive, and more inspiring business ideas.

Rework by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson

7) Company of One by Paul Jarvis

It emphasizes the importance of having the freedom to pursue the more meaningful things in life and avoiding the headaches that come with dealing with employees and expanding a business.

 Company of One by Paul Jarvis

8) 10x Marketing Formula by Garrett Moon

In 10x Marketing Formula, Garrett Moon teaches his readers how to overcome a lack of time, the struggle to create great content, and the difficulty in engaging your audience, and many more business problems.

10x Marketing Formula by Garrett Moon

9) The Four Steps to Epiphany by Steve Blank

It shows the difference in how startups and large companies do their business in a fast-paced environment.

The Four Steps to Epiphany by Steve Blank
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