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10 Essential Marketing Blogs

If you’re involved with marketing a business, make sure you learn from the experts.

Here a list of essential marketing blogs, featuring digital marketing, content marketing, social media marketing, small business marketing, and entrepreneurship. Some of the blogs focus on inspirational big ideas, while others focus on practical tools and tactics to use now.

If we missed your favorite blog, be sure to include it in the comments section below.

Seth’s Blog

Seth's Blog website

Seth’s Blog.

Seth Godin is among the best-known marketers in America. A serial entrepreneur and best-selling author, his latest company is Squidoo.com, which lets people create pages for things they’re passionate about. His blog contains inspirational and though-provoking content about writing, developing your brand, modern culture, and everything else. Some recent posts include “How to write copy that goes viral” and “But I don’t want to do that, I want to do this.”

Duct Tape Marketing

Duct Tape Marketing website

Duct Tape Marketing.

The Duct Tape Marketing blog features John Jantsch, a marketing and small business guru. It provides practical information on how small businesses can implement a simple and effective marketing system. Duct Tape Marketing also offers a podcast.

HubSpot Inbound Marketing

HubSpot Inbound Marketing website

HubSpot Inbound Marketing.

Inbound marketing pioneer HubSpot believes that a blog is the best way to attract new visitors to a website, providing educational content that speaks to visitors. Its blog is an excellent resource for marketing strategies. You can browse blog topics by skill level, as well as by a variety of subjects.

TopRank Online Marketing

TopRank Online Marketing blog

TopRank Online Marketing.

This is a blog by TopRank, a digital marketing agency founded by Lee Odden and Susan Misukanis. Started in 2003, the popular blog covers a range of digital marketing and public relations topics, including social media marketing, small business marketing, content marketing and online public relations.


Copyblogger website


Copyblogger is the essential blog on content marketing. Started in 2006, Copyblogger’s goal is to teach people how to create killer online content that attracts attention, drives traffic, and builds a business. Learn how to write great copy, and discover tactics to get your content seen.

Heidi Cohen

Heidi Cohen website

Heidi Cohen.

Heidi Cohen’s blog provides marketing insights grounded in digital and direct marketing. It provides practical tips and tactics that readers can apply to their current marketing plans. Among her regular columns are Actionable Marketing 101 and Market Research Insights.

Chris Ducker

Chris Ducker website

Chris Ducker.

Chris Ducker is a serial entrepreneur and author. Three years ago, he set out to change the way he did business — this blog is the result. The blog focuses on startup and small “new business” strategies for entrepreneurs. It features tools, tips, and tactics to start, run, and grow a business in the 21st century. It also features interviews with successful entrepreneurs, and a podcast.

Drew’s Marketing Minute

Drew's Marketing Minute website

Drew’s Marketing Minute.

Drew McLellan is a 25-year marketing agency veteran who lives for creating “a ha” moments with his clients, clients’ customers, and audience. The blog features McLellan’s favorite tools to create these moments. Targeted to entrepreneurs and marketers, the blog strives to “create a love affair with your customer.”

Econsultancy Digital Marketing

Econsultancy Digital Marketing website

Econsultancy Digital Marketing.

Founded in 1999, Econsultancy is a source of independent advice and insight on digital marketing and ecommerce. Its blog features industry news and analysis, as well as practical instruction. Recent posts include “How Coca-Cola uses Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+” and “Introducing the Modern Marketing Manifesto.”

Occam’s Razor

Occam's Razor website

Occam’s Razor.

Avinash Kaushik is the author of the books Web Analytics 2.0 and Web Analytics: An Hour A Day. He is also digital marketing evangelist for Google. His blog features strategies on digital marketing and analytics, and seeks to be a source of inspiration.

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  1. Douglas Karr May 18, 2013 Reply

    Fantastic blogs! I hope that the Marketing Technology Blog makes your next list.

  2. Cathy May 19, 2013 Reply

    I’ll make sure to bookmark these, so I know where to go first for my next marketing questions.

  3. professional web site designer May 28, 2013 Reply

    These blogs are very useful. Nice post…

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