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
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
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
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
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
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”
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
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
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
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
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.
|Name||Status||Follow on Twitter|
|Bryan Kramer||Author at Pure Matter||@BryanKramer|
|Steve Rayson||Director at BuzzSumo||@SteveRayson|
|Ann Handley||Head of Content at MarketingProfs||@MarketingProfs|
|Tami Cannizzaro||Marketing Director at eBay||@tamicann|
|Chris Mikulin||Founder of Caribou Social||@caribou_chris|
|Nick Cicero||Founderof Delmondo||@NickCicero|
|Darren Rowse||Founder of ProBlogger||@ProBlogger|
|Jason Calacanis||Founder of Launch Festival||@Jason|
|Arnie Kuenn||CEO of Vertical Measures||@ArnieK|
|Peg Fitzpatrick||Social Media Strategist||@PegFitzpatrick|
|AndreaVahl||Creator of Grandma Mary Show||@AndreaVahl|
|Rebekah Radice||Brand Evangelist Post Planner||@RebekahRadice|
|Pam Moore||Top Social Media Leader||@PamMktgNut|
|Viveka von Rosen||Author of LinkedIn Marketing: An Hour a Day||@LinkedInExpert|
|Heidi Cohen||Actionable Marketer and Speaker||@heidicohen|
|Michael Brenner||CEO of MKTGInsiders||@BrennerMichael|
|Jeff Bullas||Content Marketing Influencer||@jeffbullas|
|Joe Pulizzi||Founder of Content Marketing Institute||@JoePulizzi|
|Lee Odden||CEO at Top Rank||@leeodden|
|Angie Schottmuller||Growth Marketing Advisor||@aschottmuller|
|Peep Laja||Founder of ConversionXL||@peeplaja|
|Chris Goward||Founder of WiderFunnel||@chrisgoward|
|Brian Massey||Conversion Scientist at Conversion Sciences||@bmassey|
|Oli Gardner||Co-founder of Unbounce||@oligardner|
|Craig Sullivan||Conversion Optimization Expert||@OptimiseOrDie|
|Joanna Wiebe||Startup Advisor||@copyhackers|
|Tim Ash||CEO of SiteTurners||@tim_ash|
|Rich Page||Founder of Website Optimizer||@richpage|
|Bryan Eisenberg||Founder of Ideal Spot||TheGrok|
|Dan Zarrella||Social Media Scientist||@danzarrella|
|Daniel Waisberg||Founder of Online Behavior||@danielwaisberg|
|Annie Cushing||Founder of Annielytics||@AnnieCushing|
|Brian Clifton||Ex-Web Analytics for Google||@BrianClifton|
|Eric Peterson||Creator of Twitalyzer||@erictpeterson|
|Avinash Kaushik||Digital Marketing Evangelist||@avinash|
|Tink Taylor||Founder of Dot Mailer||@tinktaylor|
|Justine Jordan||VP Marketing at Litmus App||@meladorri|
|Jordie van||Email marketing consultant||@jvanrijn|
|Dr. Dave Chaffey||Editor of Smart Insights||@DaveChaffey|