Websites – Online Marketing Influencers

  1. Ahrefs – Phenomenal SEO advice with special focus on link building
  2. Neil Patel – Fantastic for content creation
  3. MOZ – An authoritative source for On-and Off-Page SEO
  4. Optimize Smart – The best for Google Analytics tips and tricks
  5. Hubspot – Excellent guides and comprehensive posts on any Marketing topic
  6. Growthhackers – Finding new growth opportunities
  7. Yoast – The place for WordPress SEO
  8. Matthew Barby – Great content strategies and case studies. Strong on Social Media too.
  9. Matthew Woodward – The best “alternative” Marketing content
  10. Online Marketing Rockstars (German) – Impressive analyses and Market insights
  11. Stonetemple – Comprehensive case studies
  12. Digital Marketer – Community of Marketers offering certification courses
  13. Jon Loomer – My first port of call for all things Facebook
  14. Backlinko – His ranking factors post is the best in the business
  15. Kissmetrics – Excellent blog and webinar
  16. Wordstream – Excellent for SEM and Social Media
  17. Search Engine Journal – News around SEO and SEM
  18. Internet Marketing Ninjas – Good roundups & quick win tips
  19. Searchmetrics – My favourite whitepapers and ranking analyses
  20. Buzzsumo – Entertaining marketing tips and tricks
  21. Social Media Explorer – Excellent for Social Media
  22. Conversion XL – Good tips on optimizing conversion rates
  23. Viper Chill – Excellent case studies and alternative look at SEO and Marketing
  24. Smart Insights – Questions about Google Analytics? Check them out!
  25. Quick Sprout – Good non-specific Marketing tips
  26. Mckinsey – Insightful articles on th theory behind Marketing & Sales
  27. Search Engine Watch – Industry updates for search
  28. PPC Hero – Industry updates around SEM
  29. Point Blank SEO – Link building for eCommerce
  30. Single Grain – Good for conversion rate optimization
  31. GSQIMarketing Agency with excellent analyses of current events

Forums and Communities

  1. Big SEO – Great Reddit community filled with knowledgable SEOs and Marketers
  2. Growthhackers – This is where my favourite Marketing AMA happen
  3. Inbound – Excellent community of Marketers
  4. Quora Marketing – Experienced community of Marketers has answered over 56,000 Marketing questions.
  5. Ask Marketing – Another excellent Subreddit, where Marketing questions get answered.
  6. Warrior Forum – The place to go for Online and Affiliate Marketing tips and tricks.

Youtube Channels

  1. MOZ – Check out Rand Fishkin’s excellent White Board Fridays
  2. Mind Valley Insights (Discontinued) – Some great tips and tricks on how to optimise your marketing efforts
  3. Josh Bachynski – Great for an alternative, anti-establishment approach to SEO
  4. Ahrefs – If you are using Ahrefs, then check this channel out. Some good tips for non-Ahrefs users too
  5. Google Webmasters – Keep up to date with Google’s policies, take part in their Hangouts, and tell John Muller what’s on your mind
  6. Gary Veynerchuk – Light-hearted approach to Marketing


  1. Content Pros
  2. Online Marketing Rockstars (German)
  3. Site Visibility
  4. Marketing School
  5. Perpetual Traffic


  1. Google Partners
  2. HubSpot
  3. Bing Ads Program