The Ultimate List: 10 Most Influential PERSONAL Online Marketing Blogs 2015
You visit a site (blog) and you were like oh WOW! Totally blown away with the bloggers content and you visit another one, Then you were like i need something better with that unsatisfied look.
Blogging these days is a trend. To some it’s a way to gain more customers via content marketing and providing more landing pages, to some it’s a way to make money online and to some it’s just to have fun.
Maybe because 42% of people read blogs more than twice a day, Then the need to create different blogs in several niches arrives and by the way did you know that there are 41% more blogs today than there was in 2010?
There are over 180 million blogs online as at now in different niches but for today, We are less concerned about that as were online marketers and Most times its always great to recognize and acknowledge those great bloggers doing great in this niche.
I often regard bloggers in this niche superior over others. Why? They teach you to tweak your blog, get more customers, how to monetize your blog, improve SEO & UI and UX which basically works for most niches.
They go over the line to do crazy research and come up with the latest to help bloggers in other niches. We’re talking about those guys today.
Giving them a shout out. I will be focusing this article on blogs owned and operated by personal folks other than a whole company or huge bunch of team. For example we know Industry blogs like Copyblogger and Marketingprofs deserves to be on the list but No.
So in this Post you will Learn about:
- The Top Marketing Blogs in 2015
- The Person Behind Each Blog
So without wasting much time and keeping you waiting, here’s the long list.
QuickSprout Blog By Neil Patel
Neil Patel is the co-founder of Crazy Egg, Hello Bar and KISSmetrics. He helps companies like Amazon, NBC, GM, HP and Viacom grow their revenue. The Wall Street Journal calls him a top influencer on the web, Forbes says he is one of the top 10 online marketers, and Entrepreneur Magazine says he created one of the 100 most brilliant companies in the world.
He was recognized as a top 100 entrepreneur under the age of 30 by President Obama and one of the top 100 entrepreneurs under the age of 35 by the United Nations. Neil has also been awarded Congressional Recognition from the United States House of Representatives.
When it comes to Online marketing. Neil is the Goto guy. Asides from sharing what he knows on the QuickSpout blog Neil also blogs on a frequent level on Neil Patel where he talks about online marketing too.
I have learnt a lot from Neil and you should too. Have been reading his blog posts since my online venture 3 years ago and it has helped a lot.
Viper Chill By Glen
Glen is a 22 year old successful blogger and affiliate marketer with over 100,000 monthly blog readers. Have been reading & following Viperchill for a while now and i must say. It’s Loaded.
Glen has achieved so much at such a young age, Here’s a breakdown of everything.
- At 15 Glen built his first website
- At 16 one of his websites was featured in the book, “Dj’ing for Dummies”
- At 17 Glen was making thousands of dollars per month offering internet marketing services
- At 18 he was headhunted to become the Social Media Manager for massive brands such as Land Rover and Hewlett Packard
- At 19 Glen quit his job to work on his own websites and projects
- At 20, He sold the 10th biggest personal development blog in the world (which He built from scratch) for a mid-five-figure fee
- At 22 (that’s now) Glen is traveling the globe – paid for with affiliate marketing – and sharing what I’ve learned on this website.
He’s an authority in this Niche, Have learnt a lot via reading his blog and you should too.
How to Find Glen?
Jeff Bullas Internet Marketing Blog
Jeff bullas is a lot of things. He blogs at jeffBullas.com. He is an author, speaker, blogger, social media expert with over 320,000 twitter followers (Find out how to grow your Twitter followers)
Jeff deals mostly with Social Media Marketing and wrote 22 Social Media Facts and Statistics You Should Know in 2014. Awesome resource. I have even tapped out of it as a proof for my articles (This one in particular).
Jeff has been online for a long time and am super sure you’ll gain from his many years of experience in the online marketing field.
How to Find Jeff Bullas?
Matthew Woodward’s Award Winning Internet Marketing Blog
Matthew and his award winning internet marketing blog has been featured in so many places like;
- HubSpot Top 5 Internet Marketing Blog March 2015
- Affiliate Summit Best Affiliate Blog 2013
- Technorati Top 100 Business Blog July 2013
- The Best Of Search Engine Journal 2012
- ProBlogger One To Watch 2013
- Unbounce Top 75 Internet Marketing Blogs
- UK Blog Awards 2014 Digital & Technology Highly Commended
- Finally, Featured on Babs Reviews Blog and mentioned Amongst the 10 most influential online marketing blogs 2015
Matthew started his online career at 13 writing game reviews for a website. He is now is 28 years old with his full blown online marketing blog where he shares Search engine and Online marketing strategies.
More about Matthew?
Robbie Richards Blog
I found Robbie’s via the search engines few weeks ago and i have almost read everything he has on his blog. It’s always detailed and well formatted.
Robbie currently lives and works in the United States. A few years ago he was a fresh out of college working as a social media/ email marketing intern on Fortune 500 projects. Today He’s a digital marketer for a fast growing tech company.
What makes Robbie’s online marketing blog great is the fact that he provides unique facts to back things up. He’s a guy that really knows what he’s doing. You should learn from him too.
Robbie’s Blog URL?
Authority Hacker By Geal Breton & Mark Webstar
I never heard of these guys until some weeks ago and i just like i did with Robbie Richards, I had almost consumed every of their published articles. So in depth and full of details.
Gael and Mark writes about:
- How to strategically create content that sets you up for success.
- How to promote your content in ethical yet incredibly efficient ways.
- How to maximize the engagement of your hard earned traffic and transform your visitors into fans.
- How to convert fans into customers and grow your revenue while thrilling your readers.
Their blog is seriously loaded. You should check it out.
How can i find it?
Adrian Jock’s Blog
Adrian has been online as far back as 2001 when he used to get paid to read emails. In the process he published his first newsletter and made his first clickbank commission.
In 2002 he founded a directory of ezines but after almost one year he understood that it wasn’t possible to keep updated such a directory.
Since then Adrian’s knowledge on Internet marketing has continued to soar. Have featured him on my formal blog and here I’m doing the same today again.
Here’s how to find Adrian.
Self Made Businessman Blog By Dave
Dave is the self made business man who knows what it takes to build a successful online business. He publishes mostly case study related articles.
Immediately after graduating college Dave set out to make a name for himself in the corporate world and climb the ladder. He was recruited by a large, well-known financial services company and relocated from Boston, where he went to school, to DC.
He began working in marketing analytics in the retail banking department. Ever since Dave as accomplished a lot earning over $70,000 yearly from his online business. Dave currently lives in central DC with his girlfriend.
Want to learn more?
UnvielTheWeb Blog By Don Purdum
Since 2005, Don has experienced and worked with businesses who are trying to figure out how to improve their marketing and sales.
He knows how to give perfect answers to questions like:
- How does the internet work for business?
- How do I get more prospects online?
- Why isn’t my website getting more traffic, leads and sales?
What makes Don so special is the fact that he writes so may in-depth articles as regards online marketing.
Want to Learn More From Don Purdum?
Don Purdum’s UnvielTheWeb Blog
Erik Emanuelli Blog
Erik the No Passive Income man has been online for over 5 years now. He also founded the Klinkk platform for bloggers. He started blogging for passion, Now it’s a full blown income source.
Erik’s blogs on many other niches but his online marketing blog has so many articles that one can benefit from. Personally have been a fan for a long time.
You can find Erik on his main blog.
Erik Emanuelli’s Blog
This list may look bizarre – and you’re probably wondering why yours or some other top blogs ain’t here. It’s quite normal. I tailored this list to a specific group of content powered blogs.
I am coming up with a massive list very soon so it just might contain yours or your favorite blogs. While this might not seem to be a lot, You should learn from some of my previous articles.
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So this is by far how the list goes. Make sure to connect with these bloggers, learn from them and improve your online marketing strategies.