There’s no doubt about the fact that digital marketers are aware of ways to get the word out about themselves because that’s their job. They’re pretty focused and knowledgeable about a range of different topics online. They can easily capture and display what’s hot and what’s not when it comes to digital marketing. This makes it pretty hard for us to figure out who to pay attention to, and who to ignore.
Today, we have decided to tell you who you should actually be paying heed to, in this confusing and vast era of digital marketing. These individual are a mix of both “well – known” and “yet to get famous”.
Here are 5 of the best influential digital marketers you should be following:
1. Amy Africa
CEO of Eight by Eight, a digital marketing agency, Amy Africa is a marvelous speaker on internet marketing topics. She’s a maestro in web design, usability, sales conversions and navigation and has been working with big names like Coca Cola, Dell, Microsoft etc. The thing that is admired the most about her is her writing style. She writes and speaks like a regular normal person, like you and I. You can check out her blog to crosscheck and you will not be disappointed. Follow here at @amyafrica.
2. Tim Ash
Author of the best-selling book, Landing Page Optimization and CEO of SiteTuners, a conversion consultancy, Tim Ash is a marvelous speaker and not a single soul is ever seen dozing off while he’s on the stage. Well, that’s certainly an achievement in a world where being a good listener is considered a rare quality these days. Anyway, coming back to Ash, Google, Yahoo!, Nestle are some of the big guns he’s worked with. He is also the founder of the Conversion Conference series. You can become a follower at @tim_ash.
3. Andy Crestodina
This one’s a total genius especially when it comes to content marketing. Apart from being the author of what is perhaps the best content marketing book named, Content Chemistry : An illustrated handbook for content marketing, he is more active on social media than 5 people combined. He is also the co – founder and strategic director at Orbit Media Studios and you can connect with him at @Crestodina.
4. Neil Patel
Patel is the co-founder of CrazyEgg and KISSmetrics and the tools built by these organisations are used by thousands of online marketers. Still not impressed? Well, head towards his blog and start reading. Neil Patel focuses on Search Engine Optimization. He talks about everything from how to build up your blog audience to how social signals influence page rankings online. His writing will keep you engaged and you will be enticed to try out his ideas yourself. You can also start stalking him on Twitter at @neilpatel.
5. Ann Handley
This wonder-woman here is not only the the Chief Content Officer at MarketingProfs but also the author of Content Rules: How to Create Killer Blogs, Podcasts, Videos, Ebooks, Webinars (and more) that Engage Customers and Ignite Your Business and Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content. She has 322K followers on Twitter and way more than 45K+ connections on LinkedIn. She also co – founded ClickZ and has been given the title of, “the most influential woman on social media”. Need we reason anymore for following this marketing mafia? You can follow her too at @MarketingProfs
Now that we have enlightened you about at least a few of the best Online Marketers, it’s time to start following them and gain some insight about this weird and highly confusing world called the Internet and how it works. Good Luck!