In such an ever changing landscape, it can be difficult to keep on top of the latest marketing trends. This is a field that creates so much noise, it can often be hard to hear the most important voices. If only there was a definitive list of the top marketing minds to follow…. We’ve made just that! Below, you’ll find wildly successful entrepreneurs, CEO’s and marketing gurus. Click their images/names to go straight to the persons twitter or blog.
So without further ado, and in no particular order, here’s 7 marketing pros you should know about!
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You may have already read, or at least heard of some of Seth’s most popular books; ‘Tribes’, ‘Linchpin’ and ‘Purple Cow’ are all best sellers. His experience in business and marketing led to him recently being inducted into the Digital Marketing Hall of Fame, only one of three inducted that year. Seth’s blog is one of the worlds most popular blogs, which features both short thought pieces and more long form posts too. You can find his blog simply by typing ‘seth’ into Google, so he’s probably mastered SEO too!
Award winning CEO of The Marketing Zen Group, best selling author and TV personality, Shama’s certainly got a robust CV. She has shared a speaking stage with President Obama and the Dalai Lama and has been named as one of the top 100 US entrepreneurs. Shama’s next book ‘Momentum:How to Propel Your Marketing and Transform Your Brand in the Digital Age’ is set for release in May 2016.
Guy Kawasaki is an award winning author, Silicon Valley venture capitalist, oh, and just the small matter that he was also responsible for marketing the first line of Macintosh PCs in 1984. He regularly hosts Facebook Live streams to chat about entrepreneurship and careers. With nearly 1.5 million followers, it’s safe to say he’s definitely a thought leader in this arena.
With a resume that includes #30 at Facebook and #4 at Mint.com, Noah Kagan has pretty extensive experience in marketing expertise to grow businesses. These days, he’s in charge as the founder at AppSumo and largely talks about lead generation and email marketing. With knowledge attained from building the initial marketing strategy for Mint.com, Noah is a great follow to hear about tech news, marketing strategy and the latest trends in email marketing.
‘Gary Vaynerchuk builds businesses’ is the tag line. This is a huge understatement of his successes and knowledge. Gary inherited his father’s wine business and grew it from $3m business to a $60m business, founded global digital agency VaynerMedia and invested early in the likes of Twitter & Facebook. He regularly shares his insights and thought’s on marketing, entrepreneurship and ‘hustle’ via his blog, his successful YouTube series the #AskGaryVee show and via Medium. On top of this, he’s released 4 best selling books; Jab, Jab, Jab Right Hook is the ultimate social platforms marketing guide out there. Safe to say Gary’s business accolades make him worthy of a follow on at least one platform!
Neil’s twitter is an excellent combination of both original and curated content. His ideas and advice cover a range of digital marketing topics, including conversion tactics, blogging and marketing on a budget.
Amy’s Twitter is the place to be if you want to grow your business. Whether you’re interested in building a large social media following, or you want to grow sales and boost profits, you’ll find it all @AmyPorterfield. Want to learn how to sell more products online? Check out Amy’s free e-book on just that.