Social media marketing experts: The ultimate list of digital marketing experts should follow in 2019
Social media marketing experts: The ultimate list of digital marketing experts should follow in 2019

Digital marketing experts are influencers who are experienced in staying updated with the latest social media trends in this rapidly changing and evolving digital world. So, getting their insight on your feed regularly is important. 

But, it is a huge field with thousands of digital market experts and that’s why it is overwhelming to know whom to trust. 

In this list, you are going to find the ultimate list of digital marketing experts who will make it easier for you to keep up with the latest strategies for your business growth. 

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1- Joe Pulizzi


Joe Pulizzi is an entrepreneur, speaker, author, podcaster, and blog writer. His fourth book, Content Inc.has been a best-seller since September of 2015, and Killing Marketing, Epic Content Marketing are among Joe’s well-known books. 

The blogs he wrote are one of the most influential content marketing blogs. You could also hear Joe on his podcasts, “This Old Marketing” and “Content Inc.”.

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2- Ann Handley


Ann Handley is known as one of the 7 people shaping modern marketing, and world’s first Chief Content Officer and communicator. She is also Wall Street Journal best-selling author with her book, Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content . She founded MarketingProfs, which is a well-known marketing training and education company. 

3- Neil Patel 

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Neil Patel is recognized as one of the top 10 marketers and founder of one of the 100 most brilliant companies. He is also in the list of top 100 entrepreneurs under the age of 30 by President Obama and a top 100 entrepreneur under the age of 35 by the United Nations. He has helped businesses like Amazon, Microsoft, Airbnb, Google grow through marketing. 

4. Larry Kim

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Larry Kim is the founder of WordStream, Inc – The leading provider of AdWords, Facebook and keyword tools used by millions of marketers worldwide. Larry was awarded as Search Marketer of the year in 2015 and voted the most influential PPC expert for several times. He is also a columnist at medium, inc, and CNBC. 

5. Jeff Bullas


Jeff Bullas is the author of the Amazon bestseller “Blogging the Smart Way – How to Create and Market a Killer Blog with Social Media”. He was featured on Forbes as a “Top 20 Influencer of Chief Marketing Officers” in 2018 and has him on the list of 20 digital marketing experts to follow on Twitter.

6. Ian Cleary 


Ian Cleary is the founder of RazorSocial which was awarded as one of the top 10 social media blogs globally by Social Media Examiner 3 years in a raw. He was also awarded as one of the top-rated speakers at Content Marketing World and also listed as the17th most influential person in content marketing globally by Onalytica in 2018. 

7. Melonie Dodaro


Melanie Dodaro is an author and CEO of Top Dog Social Media and bestselling author of “LinkedIn Unlocked” and “The LinkedIn Code”. She is one of the most well-known global sales and marketing influencers as she is on top lists of the global ranking. 

8. Pam Moore


She is the CEO and co-founder of Marketing Nutz and is ranked by Forbes as a Top 10 Social Media Power Influencer, Top 10 Digital Marketers to Follow on Twitter.

She is an international keynote speaker and best-selling author and also the host of the popular Social Zoom Factor podcast. 

9.Barry Schwartz


Barry Schwartz is the founder of Search Engine Roundtable and news editor Search Engine Land and is currently the CEO of RustyBrick, specialized firm in customized online technology. Google, Yahoo! Search, Microsoft’s Bing and many other startups have benefited from Barry as an advisor. In 2018, Barry was awarded the “US Search Personality Of The Year”.

10. Ginny Marvin


Ginny Marvin is Editor-in-Chief Search Engine Land, Marketing Land and MarTech Today and Third Door Media. Ginny writes about paid online marketing topics including paid search, paid social display, mobile, with a focus on Google, Microsoft, and Amazon. 

11. Dharmesh Shah


Dharmesh Shah is currently the co-founder and CTO of HubSpot, a software company building a revolutionary software platform for Internet Marketing. Dharmesh has made several angel investments in early-stage technology companies and also a current member of CommonAngels. 

12. Rand Fishkin


Rand Fishkin is the founder of SparkToro and was previously co-founder of Moz. Rand is also the author of “Lost and Founder: A Painfully Honest Field Guide to the Startup World”. He is a leading expert in the field of search engine optimization tools, resources & community. 

13. Pat Flynn


Pat Flynn currently blog at The Smart Passive Income Blog which has recently become one of the fastest-growing blogs in the online marketing and blogging industry. He also hosts The Smart Passive Income Podcast, which was at one point the #3 overall business podcast in iTunes. 

14. Ekaterina Walter


Ekaterina Walter is a globally recognized business and marketing innovator, international speaker, and author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller Think Like Zuck and coauthor of The Power of Visual Storytelling and The Laws of Brand Storytelling

15. Heidi Cohen


Heidi Cohen is the Chief Content Officer of the reputed Actionable Marketing Guide and she is also co-author of “Instant Content Marketing Success: 10 Tips from Leading Content Marketing Experts”. Heidi also shares her marketing knowledge as a speaker at top conferences and events every year.

16. Bryan Kramer


Bryan Kramer is an international keynote speaker, a bestselling author with his books “There is no B2B or B2C: It’s Human to Human” and the follow up “Shareology”. He is also the president of PureMatter marketing consultancy which is a rare combination of thought leader and practitioner in marketing and social media. 

17. Sandi Krakowski 


Sandi Krakowski is a popular social media influencer, author, speaker and the founder and president of A Real Change International, Inc. and Sandpaper Tablet, Inc. Krakowski.  She was named by Forbes as a “Top 20 Online Marketing Influencers,” “Top 20 Women Social Media Influencer” and a “Top 50 Social Media Power Influencer.” 

18. Guy Kawasaki


Guy Kawasaki is the chief evangelist of Canva, speaker, Mercedes-Benz brand ambassador, board member of Privy and writer of thirteen books, including The Art of Social Media, The Art of the Start 2.0, and Ape: How to Publish a Book. Guy also has given a TEDx talk on The Art of Innovation

19. Michelle Killebrew


Michelle Killebrew is a digital technologist, TEDx speaker, and advisor. Michelle has been recognized by TopRank as one of the 25 Women Who Rock Social Media and she is also one of the 40 under 40 brand innovators.

20. Jay Baer


Jay is a Hall of Fame speaker and emcee, New York Times best-selling author of six books, runs Convince & Convert Media and founder of 5 multi-million dollar companies. Jay is a well-known digital marketing expert and advisor. He is also the host of the popular Social Pros podcast

21. Matt Cutts


Matt Cutts is the former head of the webspam team at Google and working as an administrator at United States Digital Service. Matt is a specialist in engineering management, search engine optimization (SEO), and scalable systems.

22. Brian Solis 


Brian Solis is Principal Analyst and futurist at Altimeter, a Prophet Company, a keynote speaker and an award-winning author of seven best-selling books. Brian also hosts (r)evolution, a popular online video series that examines technology, trends, and best practices. 

23. Ashton Kutcher


Ashton Kutcher is a general partner at Sound Ventures, also a renowned technology investor and in 2009 became the first Twitter user to reach 1 million followers. Ashton is co-founder and Chairman of the Board of A Plus, where he leads strategic partnerships with brands and influencers. 

24. Scott Stratten


Scott Stratten is the co-author of 5 best-selling business books, co-owners of UnMarketing Inc, and co-host of not only The UnPodcast with his wife Alison Stratten. Scott who is named by as one of the top five social media influencers is also a keynote speaker and author of five best-selling books. 

25. Aleyda Solis


Aleyda Solis is an award-winning International SEO Consultant -service that she provides with her company Orainti, a blogger, author, and experienced speaker. She was listed by Forbes as one of 2015’s top 10 online marketers to follow and the 59 Female Marketing and Growth Experts You Should be Following by Hubspot. 

26. Rebekah Radice 


Rebekah Radice is the founder of RadiantLA and Rebekah Radice Media, premier training and development companies. She is also a marketing performance strategist, recognized digital marketing expert, keynote speaker, and author of “Social Media Mastery: A Comprehensive Guide to Strategic Growth. Rebekah is the host of the #BrandAuthority Podcast and was recently listed as a Top Marketing Influencer by Brand24.

27. Purna Virji

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Purna Virji is Senior Manager, PPC Training at Microsoft, a columnist for Search Engine Land and Search Engine Watch. She was named by Adweek on their 2018 Young Influentials List and also named by PPC Hero as the #1 Most Influential Expert in the world. 

28.David Szetela 


David Szetela is owner and CEO of FMB Media, a PPC advertising agency specializing in Google Ads, BingAds, and social media advertising. David also hosts a biweekly podcast, PPC Rockstars, Author of Customers Now and PPC Advertising on One Hour a Day, speaker, columnist for SEW, and expert on PPC Advertising. 

29. Peg Fitzpatrick

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Peg Fitzpatrick is a popular social media speaker, trainer and, social media author. She’s the co-author of The Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users. She has worked for social media campaigns for global brands and leaders such as Motorola, Audi, Canva, Google, and Virgin. Peg has also been chosen by Pinterest to be one of its top fifteen Pinterest experts. 

30. Michael Brenner 

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Michael Brenner is the CEO of Marketing Insider Group. He is a globally recognized keynote speaker on leadership, culture, and marketing, author of the bestselling book The Content Formula. Michael has been recognized as a Top Business Speaker by The Huffington Post and a top CMO influencer by Forbes. 

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