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75 Top Marketing Blogs to Make Your RSS Reader Fat!

75 of the world’s best marketing blogs all in one place. Add them to your favourite reader now. You’re welcome.

Wanna learn more about new online marketing strategies? Good luck! The thing that gets most people is that the most informative blogs are also the ones that put out a mass number of posts per day, which is hard to keep up with. This is why I want to share with you some great blogs as a whole, as well as blogs that offer category-specific RSS feeds. This way, you can subscribe to only the topics you are interested in.

Without further ado, here are 75 online marketing blogs and blog categories for online marketers. Included are the RSS feed links and average number of posts per week so you know what you are committing to when adding to your reading list!

All-in-One Marketing Blogs

This bad boy will do it "All in One" like you wouldn't believe. Yup.

Some of the best blogs in the industry cover more than one area of online marketing, even though they may be well-known for one specialty. Here are some of the top online marketing blogs that discuss a little bit of everything.

  1. HubSpot (RSS) – HubSpot’s Inbound Marketing blog publishes an average of twelve posts per week on analytics , blogging, email marketing, landing pages, lead generation, paid search, SEO, and social media.
  2. BlueGlass (RSS) – BlueGlass publishes an average of three posts per week on analytics, blogging, content marketing, development, Internet marketing, paid search, SEO, and social media.
  3. KISSmetrics (RSS) – KISSmetrics publishes an average of five posts per week on A/B testing, analytics, blogging, content marketing, conversion rate optimization, landing pages, lead generation, paid search, SEO, and social media.
  4. MarketingLand (RSS) – MarketingLand publishes an average of 30 posts per week on affiliate marketing, analytics, display advertising, email marketing, mobile, search marketing, and social media. Alternatively, you can subscribe to Marketing Day, their daily recap via email or RSS. You can also follow specific contributors only by getting the RSS feed link from their author bio pages.
  5. Chris Brogan (RSS) – Chris Brogan publishes an average of two to three posts per week on blogging, book reviews, business, marketing, promotion, and social media.
  6. Copyblogger (RSS) – Copyblogger publishes an average of six posts per week on blogging, content marketing, conversions, copywriting, entrepreneurship, email marketing, Internet marketing, landing pages, productivity, SEO, and social media.
  7. Quick Sprout (RSS) – Quick Sprout publishes an average of three posts per week on affiliate marketing, blogging, branding, link building, SEO, and social media.
  8. Eloqua (RSS) – Eloqua publishes an average of five posts per week on content marketing, digital marketing, marketing efficiency, and social media.
  9. Marketing Pilgrim (RSS) – Marketing Pilgrim publishes an average of 22 posts per week on blogging, B2B, inbound marketing, local marketing, mobile marketing, reputation management, search news, and social media.
  10. TopRank (RSS) – TopRank publishes an average of five posts per week on blogging, B2B, B2C, content marketing, email marketing, interactive marketing, search engine marketing, SEO, and social media.
  11. Marketing Experiments (RSS) – Marketing Experiments publishes an average of three posts per week on various online marketing topics including analytics, copywriting, email marketing, landing page optimization, lead generation, PPC, SEO, social media, and video.
  12. Duct Tape Marketing (RSS) – Duct Tape Marketing publishes an average of six posts per week on small business marketing topics.
  13. Unbounce (RSS) – Last but not least in this category is Unbounce itself. This blog publishes an average of two posts per week on A/B testing, conversion rate optimization, landing pages, lead generation, PPC, and social media.

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Conversion Rate Optimization

All I can do is apologize for this gratuitous use of stock imagery... Up and to the right! ( Image source)
  1. Wider Funnel (RSS) – The Wider Funnel Marketing Optimization blog publishes an average of one post per week on conversion rate optimization including best practices, case studies, Ecommerce, multivariate testing, and website optimization.
  2. FutureNow (RSS) – FutureNow publishes one post per week on conversion rate and marketing optimization topics including advertising, buying, call to action, landing page optimization, PPC, ROI, and website optimization.
  3. PostClick Marketing (RSS) – Ion Interactive publishes an average of three posts per week on conversion rate optimization topics including analytics, landing pages, and multivariate testing.
  4. The Daily Egg (RSS) – The Daily Egg publishes an average of five posts per week on conversion optimization, user experience, and web design marketing.
  5. Visual Website Optimizer Blog (RSS) – Visual Website Optimizer Blog publishes an average of one post per week on website optimization including A/B testing, conversion rate optimization, multivariate testing, and split testing copy.
  6. Smashing Magazine (RSS) – Smashing Magazine publishes an average of five posts per week on website design and user experience related topics.

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Content Marketing

Content marketing is just like how that stuff works in Minority Report... apparently (Image source)
  1. Content Marketing on MarketingProfs (RSS) – MarketingProfs publishes an average of four out of 32 posts per week on content marketing. Additional category feeds can be found on their Syndication page.
  2. Content Marketing Institute (RSS) – Content Marketing Institute publishes an average of ten posts per week on various topics related to content marketing including careers, case studies, examples, research, strategy, templates, and tools.
  3. Junta42 (RSS) – Junta42 by Joe Pulizzi publishes an average of one post per week on content marketing including curation, marketing, publishing, and strategy.

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Email Marketing

If you don't know how to do email marketing right you should probably be using old fashioned stamps. But if you're a keener - subscribe to these blogs.
  1. Email Marketing on ClickZ (RSS) – Clickz publishes an average of three out of 51 posts per week in their email marketing category on advanced email marketing, best email practices, B2B email, email delivery, and marketing optimization. Additional category feeds can be found on their RSS Feeds page.
  2. Listrak (RSS) – Listrak publishes an average of one to two posts per week on email marketing including email acquisition , design, engagement, layout, sweepstakes, and more.
  3. Vertical Response (RSS) – Vertical Response publishes an average of four posts per week on email marketing for small businesses including email design, filtering, list segments, and building your email list.
  4. Benchmark (RSS) – Benchmark’s email marketing blog publishes an average of 14 posts per week on email marketing news, design & templates, deliverability, lists, signup forms, and more.
  5. MailChimp (RSS) – MailChimp publishes and average of four posts per week on a variety of email marketing related topics including autoresponders, authentication, design, integration, and more.
  6. Aweber (RSS) – Aweber publishes an average of three posts per week on email strategies including case studies, deliverability, design, and marketing.

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Paid Search

PPC is hard. Just throwing cash at it won't make it rain. Subscribe to these feeds and learn something. And don't feel guilty about blowing that free $50 AdWords coupon, we've all done it.
  1. PPC on Search Engine Watch (RSS) – Search Engine Watch publishes an average of four out of 38 posts on pay per click ad platforms and search advertising. You can also subscribe to the full RSS feed.
  2. SEM Geek (RSS) – SEM Geek publishes an average of one post per week on paid search strategies for AdWords, Facebook, MSN, and other networks.
  3. WordStream (RSS) – WordStream publishes an average of five to six posts per week on search engine marketing strategies including AdWords, analytics, blogging, conversion rates, copywriting, Google, keyword research, paid search strategy, SEO, and social media.
  4. PPC Hero (RSS) – PPC Hero publishes an average of eight posts per week on all things pay per click including AdWords, conversion rate optimization, landing pages, quality scores, tools, and Yahoo search marketing.

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Search Engine Optimization

Come on, who else was I gonna search for to generate this image!?
  1. Search Engine Land (RSS) – Search Engine Land publishes an average of 45 posts per week on mobile, paid search, search engine optimization, search engine marketing, and social media. Alternatively, you can subscribe to SearchCap, their daily recap via email or RSS which includes a listing of their posts plus additional search news around the web. You can also follow specific contributors only by getting the RSS feed link from their author bio pages.
  2. SEOmoz (RSS) – SEOmoz publishes an average of eight posts per week on analytics, blogging, branding, consulting keyword research, link building, management, SEO, and technical SEO issues.
  3. YouMoz (RSS) – YouMoz is the search marketing blog by members of the SEOmoz community. They publish an average of five posts per week on the same topics as SEOmoz.
  4. Search on ClickZ (RSS) – Clickz publishes an average of three out of 51 posts per week in their search category on paid search, SMB, SEO, and search marketing. Additional category feeds can be found on their RSS Feeds page.
  5. Search Engine Marketing on MarketingProfs (RSS) – MarketingProfs publishes an average of two out of 32 posts per week on search engine marketing. Additional category feeds can be found on their Syndication page.
  6. SEO on Search Engine Watch (RSS) – Search Engine Watch publishes an average of ten out of 38 posts on search engine optimization and search engine updates that affect rankings. You can also subscribe to the full RSS feed.
  7. Search Engine Roundtable (RSS) – Search Engine Roundtable publishes an average of 31 posts per week on all aspects of search engine marketing including focus on Bing, Google, Yahoo, and other search topics.
  8. Search Engine People (RSS) – Search Engine People publishes an average of eleven posts per week on various search and social media marketing topics.
  9. Wordtracker Academy (RSS) – Wordtracker Academy publishes an average of three posts per week on search engine optimization including keyword research, link building, and social media..
  10. SEOgadget (RSS) – SEOgadget publishes an average of one to two posts per week on search engine marketing topics including content strategy, copywriting, keyword research, link building, and social media.
  11. SEER Interactive (RSS) – SEER Interactive publishes an average of one post per week on various search engine marketing topics including Google, link building, local search and social media.
  12. Vertical Measures (RSS) – Vertical Measures publishes an average of four posts per week on search engine optimization topics including content marketing, link building, and social media.
  13. SEO Book (RSS) – SEO Book publishes an average of two to three posts per week on search engine optimization including Google, keyword research, and link building.

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Analytics

Numbers n stuff are important. Especially for middle management.
  1. Analytics on ClickZ (RSS) – Clickz publishes an average of three out of 51 posts per week in their analytics category on actionable analysis, analyzing customer data, conversions & ROI, ROI marketing, and verifying business value. Additional category feeds can be found on their RSS Feeds page.
  2. Analytics on Search Engine Watch (RSS) – Search Engine Watch publishes an average of two out of 38 posts on web analytics. You can also subscribe to the full RSS feed.
  3. Google Analytics Blog (RSS) – Google’s own analytics blog publishes an average of two posts a week on the latest Google Analytics developments, tips, and tricks.

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Blogging

Who doesn't, right?
  1. ProBlogger (RSS) – ProBlogger publishes an average of eleven posts per week on important topics for bloggers including AdSense, advertising, affiliate programs, blogging tools, business blogging, search engine optimization, and writing.
  2. BlogWorld (RSS) – BlogWorld publishes an average of six posts per week on blogging including business, podcasting, publishing, and social media.
  3. Think Traffic (RSS) – Think Traffic publishes an average of two posts per week on topics devoted to building a thriving and profitable audience for your website or blog.
  4. Build a Better Blog (RSS) – Build a Better Blog publishes an average of one post per week on business blogging related topics including blog design, marketing, podcasting, SEO, and social media.
  5. Fuel Your Blogging (RSS) – Fuel Your Blogging publishes an average of one to two posts per week on all things blogging including getting started, inspiration, reviews, social, tools, and trending topics.
  6. How to Make My Blog (RSS) – How to Make My Blog publishes an average of two posts per week on blogging platforms and tips.

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Social Media Marketing

Jump aboard or get left behind. I mean it...
  1. Social Media on TechCrunch (RSS) – TechCrunch publishes an average of 41 out of 260 posts per week on social media marketing and network news. Additional category feeds can be found on their RSS Feeds page.
  2. Social Media on Mashable (RSS) – Mashable publishes an average of 96 out of 254 posts per week on social media marketing and network news. Additional category feeds can be found on their How to Connect page.
  3. Social on ClickZ (RSS) – Clickz publishes an average of three out of 51 posts per week in their social category on community management, social commerce, social integration, and social media. Additional category feeds can be found on their RSS Feeds page.
  4. Social Media Examiner (RSS) – Social Media Examiner publishes an average of six posts per week on all things social including case studies, expert interviews, how to, research, reviews, tools, and videos.
  5. Social Media Explorer (RSS) – Social Media Explorer publishes an average of six posts per week on digital marketing, media & journalism, public relations, search engine marketing, social media marketing, and social media monitoring.
  6. Mari Smith (RSS) – Mari Smith publishes an average of one post every other week on social media including Facebook, Google+, relationship marketing, and reputation management.
  7. Social on VentureBeat (RSS) – VentureBeat publishes an average of 29 out of 184 posts per week on social media companies and social network news.
  8. Social Media on TNW (RSS) – The Next Web publishes an average of 35 out of 281 posts per week on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media marketing news.
  9. Social Fresh (RSS) – Social Fresh publishes an average of five posts per week on social media marketing and social network news.
  10. Social Times (RSS) – Social Times publishes an average of 39 posts per week on social media marketing and social network news.
  11. Social Media on MarketingProfs (RSS) – MarketingProfs publishes an average of eight out of 32 posts per week on social media marketing and social network news. Additional category feeds can be found on their Syndication page.
  12. Social on Search Engine Watch (RSS) – Search Engine Watch publishes an average of five out of 38 posts on social media marketing. You can also subscribe to the full RSS feed.
  13. Brian Solis (RSS) – Brian Solis publishes an average of two posts per week on business marketing, new media, and, of course, social media.
  14. Convince and Convert (RSS) – Convince and Convert by Jay Baer publishes an average of four posts per week on various social media topics including blogging, branding, crowdsourcing, digital media, Ecommerce, and social media ROI.
  15. WindMill Networking (RSS) WindMill Networking by Neal Schaffer publishes an average of five posts per week on social media including Facebook, LinkedIn, personal branding, and social media outsourcing.
  16. Sprout Social (RSS) – Sprout Social publishes an average of 24 posts per week on social media topics including specific social networks and social marketing strategies.

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Twitter Marketing

Ugh, I know, yet another Twitter icon. Still, I had to do it. Go Subscribe to some stuff already.

Even though it’s social media, these deserve a category of their own due to their focus on one channel – Twitter.

  1. Tweet Smarter (RSS) – Tweet Smarter publishes an average of two posts on Twitter tips and how to be successful on Twitter.
  2. The Official Twitter Blog (RSS) – The official Twitter blog publishes an average of three posts per week on the latest network news and trending topics.
  3. All Twitter (RSS) – All Twitter publishes an average of 27 posts per week on all things Twitter including analysis, business, celebrities, development, how to, jobs, marketing, news, tips, and tools.

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Facebook Marketing

Welcome home to Facebook. Where privacy is your friend.

Just like the selection above, these guys are social, but they are all about one channel – Facebook.

  1. All Facebook (RSS) – All Facebook publishes an average of 64 posts per week on all things Facebook – Facebook apps, marketing, and news.
  2. Inside Facebook (RSS) – Inside Facebook publishes an average of 26 posts per week on Facebook apps, marketing, and news.

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Unfortunately, I couldn’t list all the top blogs out there (otherwise this post would never get published), so please don’t be offended if I left off your blog or one of your favorites. Just mention them in the comments instead!

— Kristi Hines

About Kristi Hines
Kristi Hines is a freelance writer, professional blogger, and social media enthusiast. Her blog, Kikolani, serves up blog marketing tips to help personal, professional, and business bloggers be successful. She also contributes to many other top blogs covering content marketing, search engine optimization, and social media topics. Connect with her on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.
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