Do you know, twitter is going to introduce its new “live video streaming” feature in the Twitter app? Maybe you have heard about the new – “Facebook chat messenger encryption” feature. No???? Well, having no information about the latest trends is not your fault. The truth is that the digital marketing landscape is changing rapidly. If you are aware of the latest digital marketing trends, then congratulations you’re in the game. But if you don’t know about the latest trends then the lack of information can create serious problems for you and put your business out of the game. In order to stay up to date, you should follow successful top digital marketing experts on social media. These online marketing experts regularly share new trends and internet marketing tips on their fan pages.

To save your precious time, I’ve created a list of top 50 internet marketing experts that are supposed to be the great social media influencers and game changers in digital marketing.

50 Digital Marketing Experts You Should Be Following in 2016-17

1). Jay Baer, President of Convince & Convert

Digital Marketing Experts

Digital Marketing Expert

Jay Baer is an American internet marketing consultant, coach; speaker and also the president of convince & convert. He is considered as the best online expert and a great source of insights and strategic thinking. He regularly writes informative contents for beginners to help them succeed. Check out his bestselling book “youtility” which is focused on “how to inform rather than promote”

2). Rand Fishkin, Founder of MOZ

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Digital Marketing Expert

Rand Fishkin is the best online expert in SEO. He is the founder of MOZ, a website that builds tools for better marketing. He is also best at explaining the technical and complex things in an easy and digestible way. Check out his most useful content “Long Tail SEO: When & How to Target Low Volume Keywords”, on MOZ blog.

3). Neil Patel, Founder of Quick Sprout

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Digital Marketing Expert

In the list of top digital marketing experts, Neil Patel is a worth mentioning name. He is the founder of Quick sprout and Crazy Eggs. He is also expert in explaining the latest digital marketing principles and concepts in easy and actionable ways. Read his best article how Neil Patel grows his website traffic up to 20K per month on his blog.

4). Brian Fanzo, Cofounder at Summit Live

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Digital Marketing Expert

Brian is a millennial speaker, change Evangelist and a successful digital marketing expert. He runs his personal blog “I Social Fanz”. Read his latest post “9 Ways to Utilize Social Media for Storytelling

5). Melonie Dodaro, CEO at Top Dog Social Media

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Digital Marketing Expert

Melonie is basically a LinkedIn marketing expert but she usually writes on diverse subjects to help the social media beginners. Read her latest article “19 LinkedIn Ninja Tricks Experts Haven’t Taught You Yet

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6). Mike Allton, Founder of “The Social Media Hat”

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Facebook Marketing Expert

Mike Allton is a knowledgeable person and Facebook marketing expert. He regularly shares latest social media news, trends, and tips on his blog. Check out his recent article “Activate Facebook Authorship” on his blog.

7). Gary Vaynerchuk, Founder of Vaynerchuck

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Digital Marketing Expert

With 1.29 million Twitter followers, Gary is a true social media superstar and also included in the list of best digital marketing experts. He knows how to make the things happen and how to get the results. I like his article “The Nuances of Negotiating” recently published on his blog.

8). Brian Solis, Analyst at Altimeter Group

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Digital Marketing Expert

Unlike other internet marketing experts, Brian is a very experienced person, keynote author and a great social media influencer. He usually talks about the future social media trends and how digital marketing is transforming. He also runs his own blog and regularly shares research work on it. Watch his recent researched keynotes “26 Disruptive & Technology Trends 2016 -2018” on slide share.

9). Ekaterina Walter, Sprinklr Evangelist

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Digital Marketing Expert

Ekaterina is a great source of inspiration for women, especially in digital marketing. Previously, she worked for several multinational companies including Accenture and Intel. She very well knows how the internet and digital marketing works. Follow her and get the latest social media news.

10). Mari Smith, Social Media Marketing Pro

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Facebook Marketing Expert

Mari is a globally recognized top Facebook marketing expert. She is also a well-known social media thought leader, international speaker, and author. Stay tuned to get latest Facebook marketing tips.

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The rest of the top digital marketing experts are mentioned in the given table.

NameStatusFollow on Twitter
Bryan KramerAuthor at Pure Matter@BryanKramer
Steve RaysonDirector at BuzzSumo@SteveRayson
Ann HandleyHead of Content at MarketingProfs@MarketingProfs
Tami CannizzaroMarketing Director at eBay@tamicann
Chris MikulinFounder of Caribou Social@caribou_chris
Nick CiceroFounderof Delmondo@NickCicero
Darren RowseFounder of ProBlogger@ProBlogger
Jason CalacanisFounder of Launch Festival@Jason
Arnie KuennCEO of Vertical Measures@ArnieK
Peg FitzpatrickSocial Media Strategist@PegFitzpatrick
AndreaVahlCreator of Grandma Mary Show@AndreaVahl
Rebekah RadiceBrand Evangelist Post Planner@RebekahRadice
Pam MooreTop Social Media Leader@PamMktgNut
Viveka von RosenAuthor of LinkedIn Marketing: An Hour a Day@LinkedInExpert
Heidi CohenActionable Marketer and Speaker@heidicohen
Michael BrennerCEO of MKTGInsiders@BrennerMichael
Jeff BullasContent Marketing Influencer@jeffbullas
Joe PulizziFounder of Content Marketing Institute@JoePulizzi
Lee OddenCEO at Top Rank @leeodden
Angie SchottmullerGrowth Marketing Advisor@aschottmuller
Peep LajaFounder of ConversionXL@peeplaja
Chris GowardFounder of WiderFunnel@chrisgoward
Brian MasseyConversion Scientist at Conversion Sciences@bmassey
Oli GardnerCo-founder of Unbounce@oligardner
Craig SullivanConversion Optimization Expert@OptimiseOrDie
Joanna WiebeStartup Advisor@copyhackers
Tim AshCEO of SiteTurners@tim_ash
Rich PageFounder of Website Optimizer@richpage
Bryan EisenbergFounder of Ideal SpotTheGrok
Dan ZarrellaSocial Media Scientist@danzarrella
Daniel WaisbergFounder of Online Behavior@danielwaisberg
Annie CushingFounder of Annielytics@AnnieCushing
Brian CliftonEx-Web Analytics for Google@BrianClifton
Eric PetersonCreator of Twitalyzer@erictpeterson
Avinash KaushikDigital Marketing Evangelist@avinash
Tink TaylorFounder of Dot Mailer@tinktaylor
Justine JordanVP Marketing at Litmus App@meladorri
Jordie vanEmail marketing consultant @jvanrijn
Dr. Dave ChaffeyEditor of Smart Insights@DaveChaffey

About the author

Adil Zaman is a business and finance major. He loves to write on small business and tech trends. He cares about human rights, international relations, and loves tourism. In spare time, he usually reads business articles and watches movies.

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