November 25, 2014 / Melissa Faudree

Sometimes it is hard to know what content you should read. After all, the web is full of content. You can easily get lost and overwhelmed. And when you do actually find something to read, how do you know if the information is accurate and proven to help others?

Blogs can really help expand your knowledge and provide as a key resource. To help you decide on what blogs to read, we have put together a list some of our favorite marketing blogs that have helped give us new ideas, opinions, and different marketing strategies.

1. Buffer

Buffer is a platform that allows users to post and manage multiple social media accounts at once. Buffer’s blog includes posts about marketing, productivity, business strategies, social media, and much more. The blog posts are all well researched with images, graphics, statistics, and other data to back up their research.

2. Econsultancy

Econsultancy is a company that focuses on the digital aspects of marketing, ecommerce, social media, mobile, and SEO for businesses. The blog posts include information about digital marketing or ecommerce insights, reports and guides, best practices and business strategies.

3. Grow

Mark Schaefer founded Schaefer Marketing Solutions. He is a blogger, business consultant, speaker, and educator. Schaefer is the author of one of the top marketing blogs called Grow. The award winning blog discusses topics such as business relationships, content marketing, economics of social media, best practices, and case studies.

4. Seth Godin

Seth Godin is an author, entrepreneur, high profile blogger, speaker, and marketer. Godin has been inducted into the Direct Marketing Hall of Fame. His blog do not just cover topics about marketing but also leadership, the ways ideas are spread, insights about social changes brought on by technology, and many tips and advice.

5. Amy Porterfield

Amy Porterfield is a social media strategist that focuses on Facebook marketing. Her goal is to increase the success for businesses by using online marketing. She also is a content writer for blogs, webinars, podcasts and videos. She is a consultant and professional speaker. Porterfield is the co-author of Facebook Marketing All-In-One for Dummies. Her blog mainly focuses on Facebook strategies. However, she also writes about other social media, SEO, video marketing, business strategies, and other tips and tricks.

6. Heidi Cohen

Heidi Cohen is the president of Riverside Marketing Strategies. She is also a public speaker, blogger, and consultant. Heidi Cohen’s blog, Actionable Marketing Guide, gives advice on social media, content marketing, mobile, and additional insights and tactics to use for business marketing.

7. Unmarketing

Scott Stratten is the president of Unmarketing. He is also a speaker, author and was named a top social media influencer by Forbes. Unmarketing stops traditional marketing and instead engages with your audience and customers to create relationships. Stratten’s blog includes topics such as blogging, fundraising, engagement, social media, viral marketing, and podcasts.

8. Duct Tape Marketing

John Jantsch is the author of the Duct Tape Marketing blog. He is considered a “Must Follow” on Twitter. Jantsch is a marketing consultant, speaker and best selling author of The Referral Engine, Duct Tape Marketing, and The Commitment Engine. The blog gives advice about small businesses, marketing ideas and strategies.

9. Jeff Bullas

Jeff Bullas is a blogger, speaker, author, and strategist. Jeff’s blog is about social media marketing, content marketing, and digital marketing. His blog aims to help businesses with an online presence.

10. Rebekah Radice

Rebekah Radice is a social media strategist, digital marketing specialist, speaker, trainer, entrepreneur, and author. Her goal is to help businesses with an online marketing plan. Radice has been voted a “Top 100 Social Media and Technology Leader.” Her blog focuses on digital marketing, social media and strategies to help your business become more successful.

11. Kissmetrics

Kissmetrics is a company that offers a platform to customers in helping solve their web analytics. Kissmetrics’ blog is about analytics, marketing, and testing. The blog consists of three main categories: infographics, marketing guides, and webinars. Kissmetrics keeps you updated on the latest news and trends in digital marketing.

12. Ask Aaron Lee

Aaron Lee is best known for his presence on Twitter. He is an entrepreneur that strives to help others with their social media accounts. His blog gives strategies and tips about growing your online presence for your business.

13. HubSpot

Hubspot is an inbound marketing software that helps produce leads and convert into customers. Hubspot has four separate blogs on their website: marketing, sales, academy and web design. The marketing blog includes topics such as lead generation, public relations, analytics, branding, inbound marketing, social media, and much more.

14. Marketo Marketing

Marketo Marketing is a marketing automation software that provides social media marketing and inbound marketing. Their blog focuses on content marketing, social media, marketing automation, email marketing, and modern marketing. Many of their blogs are guides, tips, infographics, How To’s, and different strategies for marketing.

15. Social Media Examiner

Social Media Examiner is an online magazine about social media. Many of the articles are about best practices on social media, ways to generate awareness, increase traffic, marketing strategies, and many other tips and advice.

Blogs are a valuable resource and can help give different perspectives. What are your favorite marketing blogs?

Blog with mouse