10 Awesome Marketing Blogs You Should Read
As an entrepreneur, marketing is just one of many things you have to do each day to keep your company strong and growing.
There are almost too many options, and not enough hours in the day to find the right ones. Billboard, magazine ads, radio spots, TV commercials, expos, conventions, networking events, speaking engagements, and the list goes on and on.
What you really need is a core set of principles that can outline an effective strategy for your marketing so you can keep it all on track without losing your mind. Thankfully - that’s exactly what Inbound Marketing is. And these 10 bloggers help you learn it from top to bottom with great articles and examples you can follow!
#1 The Sales Lion
Marcus Sheridan grew his own wildly successful company using Inbound Marketing strategies. Subscribe to his blog and his podcast for some great tips!
These guys are the creators of the Inbound Marketing Methodology and spend all their time researching it, using it, and teaching it. This is one of the best resources for marketing tips on the internet… seriously.
#3 Kuno Creative
This blog covers a variety of marketing topics from SEO to branding to social media.
# 4 MOZ
Their company provides software that helps drive traffic and improve search rankings with amazing analytics. So they know a lot about what it takes to get found online. Their description says it all: "The industry's top wizards, doctors, and other experts offer their best advice, research, how-tos, and insights—all in the name of helping you level-up your SEO and online marketing skills."
#5 Danny Brown
HubSpot lists Danny as the #1 marketing blog for a reason. He writes his articles like he’s speaking directly to you and gives you advice and information through the art of storytelling. He’s a great, easy-to-understand resource for marketing advice.
#6 Chris Brogan
He pulls his years of experience into everything he writes, and it shows! He also adds in videos and wit to make this blog enjoyable and informative.
#7 Jeff Bullas
This is a great blog for the visual learner. He is always throwing in awesome pictures, infographics, and funny quips to help make it easier to read all this awesome information.
#8 Seth Godin
This list would not be complete without including one of the top marketing minds in the industry.
#9 Copy Blogger
This is one of my favorite reads. It’s a great resource for anyone from novice to experienced marketing professional.
Most of our articles are geared for the busy entrepreneur. We present a lot of information - from branding to SEO to social media to web design and more. And we focus on keeping it short, sweet, and to the point so you can learn something helpful and get back to running your business asap
Do you read any that are not on my list?
If you read one that didn't make the cut in my list let me know in the comments and I will check it out.
Written by Christina Hooper COO & WEB NINJA AT SPARKITIVE
I was blessed to grow up in a small town with a grandfather that owned the local corner store. His hard work and dedication taught me what it is to use your business to build a community. After working with so many businesses in the last 14 years, I know the power of building relationships. I believe that in order to succeed, businesses must build relationships - with customers, with each other, and with their communities. Thanks to technology, it is easier than ever before to build relationships with people all over the world and I love that I get to help make that happen.
My mission is to help businesses get better at building connections with prospects, turn customers into raving fans, and build brands that clients and customers are proud to know.