THE VERY BEST IN MARKETING NEWS & TRENDS: SUBSCRIBE TO THESE 15 BLOGS/SITES
If you are an on-the-ball marketer you are always looking for ways to save time, stay on top of the latest news and trends in marketing and make the most of the resources you have at your disposal. By staying ahead of the curve in your own marketing you will have the upper hand over the competition in your industry and there is no better way to achieve all this than by having ready made news, stats, trends, data and leading opinions sent straight through to you by email or RSS feeds from the top sources in the marketing world.
It can take an age to dig through all the waffle with all the content out there on the net these days. So we have pulled together the very best in marketing news for your perusal. Simply subscribe to the blogs and websites you believe would be a valuable addition to your current arsenal of marketing sources and leave us a thank you at the bottom of the page if you have found this post helpful.
Marketing / General Blogs & Sites
The Drum –
A great source for modern marketing and media in the UK & US with news, features, research, awards, events and jobs.
Prolific North, based in Manchester, is a one-stop-shop for all news, informed opinion, features and some occasional gossip about the comings and goings of creative and media companies in the North and their key staff.
Contributors to The Wall seek to explain the impact of emerging technology and media change for people working in the marketing, media and communications industries. The Wall covers subjects ranging from ad tech, social media and search, to innovative digital campaigns and digital marketing trends.
Digital Blogs & Sites
Written in plain English by experts, featuring timely and entertaining coverage of the way technology is shaping our lives, Digital Trends is your authoritative guide to the world around us. Follow Digital Trends to stay on top of new digital and technology developments and the latest digital and tech news.
Search Engine Land is a leading daily publication that covers all aspects of search engine optimisation and search engine marketing. Subscribe to this blog for all the latest search news.
By monitoring over 4,000 leading digital sources, eMarketer aggregates, filters, organises and analyses vast amounts of data to offer unparalleled data, statistics and analysis on digital marketing, media and commerce.
Offering a wide range of research, data, analysis, training, consulting, events and online resources to marketers and ecommerce professionals. An Econsultancy subscription opens the doors to an unrivalled breadth of resources, digital transformation services, training courses and knowledge bases.
Mashable is a leading global media company that informs, inspires and entertains the digital generation. Mashable is redefining storytelling by documenting and shaping the digital revolution in a new voice, new formats and cutting-edge technologies.
Creative Blogs & Sites
‘It’s Nice That’ exists to champion creativity across the art and design world. Showcasing exciting and engaging creative work across a host of disciplines including but not limited to art, graphic design, photography, illustration, film, product design, fashion and digital design.
This website aims to recognise the enormous contribution and influence of the UK creative industries and their potential to generate future value via international trade and investment. The site collates statistics, case studies, relevant news and commentary, predictions and key contact details from these industries, celebrating both the established figures and rising stars of UK creativity.
Social Blogs & Sites
Get a heads up on any new features or updates about YouTube, top performing content and exciting new ideas used by brands to attract consumers.
Also a great blog for keeping yourself up to date with current music and social trends / events to both attend and build your content calendars around.
Learn of all the latest Google news from the powerful search engine giant, from its partner company YouTube, to ‘Google Trends’, Hangouts, Analytics, algorithm updates and a whole host of other information. A great one for keeping yourself current with all things Google.
Keep up to date with new features on LinkedIn and learn tips and tricks for effectively using the social network. With daily targeted news also appearing on the blog this is certainly a great place to visit over your morning coffee to keep yourself ‘in the know’ on current affairs.
All the latest news from Facebook; updates, Q & A’s with Zuckerberg, announcements, Messenger, latest products, video. If your company is using Facebook as part of your marketing strategy having quick and easy access to this blog will be key to keeping ahead of the curve and your competition.
All the breaking news about features, updates, and tips for Twitter. With a healthy dose of worldwide news to keep you in the know on all things from politics, religion, sport and everything in between.
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