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Blogs Marketers Read

January 20, 2015

We interviewed over 50 marketers this year and these are the blogs that they read.

Inside Intercom : A blog packed with insights, ideas, and thougts about business, design, product management, and much more. They write about design, customer experience, start-ups, and the business of software.

Quibb : Use Quibb to share news about your industry, discuss what matters, and see what colleagues are reading.

Andrea’s Klinger : A blog about product, metrics, marketing and startup lessons.

iDoneThis : A blog on productivity.

Beeminder Blog : Blog for akratics, weight losers, procrastinators, and data junkies. The Beeminder blog is written by the co-founders, Daniel Reeves and Bethany Soule, along with Andy Brett, Philip Hellyer, and Beeminder’s resident fitness expert, Melanie Reeves Wicklow.

Quantified Self : The Quantified Self is an international collaboration of users and makers of self-tracking tools. Quantified Self user community worldwide by producing international meetings, conferences and expositions, community forums, web content and services, and a guide to self-tracking tools. Their aim is to help people get meaning out of their personal data.

Groovehq : From “aha” to “oh shit”, they share everything on their journey to $100k in monthly revenue.

KISSmetrics : A blog about Analytics, Marketing and Testing. They have some pretty awesome Marketing Guides that could be useful to your team.

QuickSprout : A very popular marketing blog started by Neil Patel.

TechCrunch : TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.

Moz : A SEO and Inbound Marketing blog by the people who brought out the Mozbar and other cool SEO Tools.

MacStories : A weblog with daily coverage of all things Apple.

Beautiful Pixels : A design-focused publication that showcases of some of the best examples of visual design seen in iOS & Android apps and other media.

Macdrifter : Focuses on Mac and iOS related material with a slant towards the technical.

andrewchen : A blog about mobile product design to fundraising to “growth hacking.”

Clarity : A blog on business advice and entrepreneurship.

Brian Tracy : A blog about the Importance of Honesty and Integrity in Business Leadership Success

Entrepreneur : Entrepreneurs is a blog for startups and entrepreneurs.

Social Media Today : A blog on social media, marketing and technology.

Daring Fireball : An Apple-focused opinion blog written by John Gruber since 2002.

Hacker News : Hacker News is a social news website that caters to programmers and entrepreneurs/

The Art Of Animation : Animation, Concept Art, Models Sheets, etc.

OkDork : Is focused on startups, marketing, self-exploration, and tacos. Noah Kagan shares secrets about the best ways to write a cold email, business books I’ve read, memorable experiences.

Gabriel Weinberg’s blog : This blog is a lot less known but has a ton of great articles from a 3x entrepreneur. Topics include traction, marketing, raising money.

Coding Horror : A blog on programming and other technical stuff.

Brain Pickings : A library of cross-disciplinary interestingness and combinatorial creativity.

WordStream : An internet marketing blog.

Buffer Blog : Buffer began as a Twitter scheduling app, so for the first 10 months, they focused their blog on tips for crafting better tweets, getting more followers, and using Twitter for SEO.

Search Engine Journal : SEJ is unique in its community-based approach to search marketing content. Virtually all of their contributions come from real experts: in-house and independent Internet marketers. Search Engine Journal spotlights the important trends, news, strategies and personalities in the industry.

iacquire : iAcquire is a digital agency specializing in inbound marketing, social media, and SEO, with audience research at their core.

Designer News : Designer News is a community of people working in design and technology. They believe that a designer must have expertise beyond aesthetics.

Wistia : A blog about video marketing for businesses.

Content Marketing Institute : Get how-to marketing advice for your content strategy, including brand content as well as B2C and B2B content marketing samples.

Gregory Ciotti : A blog about content marketing strategy for SaaS.

RazorSocial : A social media and technology blog.

inbound.org : A social site built around advice, experiments, and tactics from some of the smartest minds in digital marketing and SEO.

Growth Hacker : Growth hackers focus on low-cost and innovative alternatives to traditional marketing, e.g. utilizing social media and viral marketing instead of buying advertising through more traditional media such as radio, newspaper, and television.

Martin Stellar : Daily Business Tips, Thought-provoking Marketing Ideas, and Practical Hands-on Strategies From an Expert in Communication and Sales Psychology.

SiriusDecisions : Topics they cover: Marketing, Sales, Product, Intelligent Growth, B-to-B Benchmark Data, B-to-B Technology and Services B-to-B Trends

Matt On Marketing : Heinz Marketing is about sales acceleration.

Marketing Land / Search Engine Land : The site is led by Editor-In-Chief Matt McGee, who oversees the editorial team behind Search Engine Land and its sister publication, Marketing Land. Daily news coverage includes breaking stories, industry trends, feature announcements and product changes at popular platforms used by search marketers to reach consumers online.

Kottke : Kottke.org is about more than pining for the olden days of weblogs. It is a way to relate to the world, communicate with like minds and celebrate

sethgodin : Seth Godin’s riffs on marketing, respect, and the ways ideas spread.

Springwise : Springwise scans the globe for the most promising, unique and innovative business ventures, ideas and concepts that are ready for regional or international adaptation, expansion, partnering, investments or cooperation.

Econsultancy : Econsultancy is a community where the world’s digital marketing and ecommerce professionals meet to sharpen their strategy, source suppliers, get quick answers, compare notes, help each other out and discover how to do everything better online.

A Smart Bear : A blog about marketing and small business.

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