This is a listing of 18 sites that legally offer free audiobooks or audio/video courses within the business genre.
There is a separate listing here of free ebooks, for reading, in this genre
All of these sites listed have content that is legal for them to distribute and for you to read and/or download.. If you find that any site listed is offering content that can not be legally transferred, please let me know in the comments below.
This list is not comprehensive and if you know of any other sites please post in the comments below or at our forums.
Most entries at those sites that offer only online listening or viewing can be downloaded with VideoCacheView. Thanks to AJNorth for this tip.
A comprehensive alphabetical listing of free books for reading or listening can be found on these pages:
For a complete listing of the free ebook pages here at Gizmo's, see
There will be other audiobooks and books on Business, at the sites listed there, but they are not categorized at the sites.
Libraries are also an excellent source for reading and listening materials for this genre. To find out more information on your local library, the links here may help: Library Information
Free Business Audio Books & Courses (Audio/Video)
Ambling Books has 9 free audio books in their Business/Economics category. These are all classic works. All are available for free download in MP3. Using their Ambling player allows this to be downloaded as one file, otherwise they are usually several files. No registration required. You have to scroll down the page to see the free audiobooks.
Books Should Be Free has 39 free audiobooks in its Economics/Political Economics genre. All are available for free listeneing online and free download in MP3 and iTunes Podcast without registration.
Greatest AudioBooks posts their audiobooks at YouTube and has a playlist of the Best & Greatest Money/Wealth/Success AudioBooks, which includes 14 free classic audiobooks.
Kutztown SBDC this affiliate of the University of Pennsylvania offers 90 online free video courses regarding all aspects of a small business.
LearnOutloud has 131 free audiobooks in its business section. They are available in different ways, including online listening, MP3 or MP4 as many link to other sites. An interesting collection.
Librophile has 3 free audiobooks in its Business category. You have to select Business in the Genre listings as the site does ot allow links to a specific genre. All are available for free listening online or free download in MP3 (right-click MP3 link and save link), without registration.
Middle City offers several free video courses in the field of Accounting.
My Own Business has 2 free courses on how to start and then build your own business. Each comes with written materials and video presentation of the written materials. Each available for free listening online without registration. Free registration required if you want a certificate.
Podiobooks has 3 free audiobooks in its Business category available for download in very good quality MP3. These were originally released as podcasts, but are completed.
Sloan School of Management (MIT). offers free audio/video courses regarding business management.
Open Yale offers several free courses in their Economics department. These are a combination of video lectures and written materials. All are available for free viewing online without registration.
Small Business Administration (USA) has over 62 free video courses pertaining to running your own business for free viewing online. At the begining of each are a number of questions about you, but if you just press Submit, you do not need to fill in. There are also 29 free video Online Training Courses with resource materials on similar subjects.
TED Ed offers 20 free video lessons for free viewing online without registration in their Business & Economics category.
Top Documentary Films offers almost 100 free documentaries in their Economics category.
UC Berkeley has a number of free webcasts in its Economics department as well as a free course in Business Statistics. All are available in free audio from iTunes and some also have free video from either iTunes or YouTube.
UC Irvine offers a number of free course lectures in their business school. All are available for free listening online without registration.
YouTube EDU University Business has a large collection of video courses and lectures available for free listening online without registration.
If you know of a site that may be added to the listings, please post in the comments for the page.
I hope you enjoy the free material available through these sites.
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