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6 Best Digital Marketers of All Time and Things to Learn from Them

Posted on the 05 January 2020 by Divine T. @backlinkfy

Digital marketing is growing so fast and there's so much trend springing up daily. More trend means there's so much more content to consume.

And if not careful, this can lead to information overload for many upcoming digital marketers. I know you don't want to get lost in the noise. I know you want to stay up to date with what's really happening. To stay on top of your game, you have to keep tabs on digital marketing experts.

Also check out  "23 World Class Marketers Share Their Best Marketing Tips for 2020"

In this post, I've specially handpicked six digital marketers who are the best in the game. These digital marketers have stood the test of time and can be regarded as the greatest of all time. They are subject matter experts, share epic content and are worth following to get better at digital marketing.

Can you guess who would make the list yet? Let's see!

#1: Seth Godin

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Seth Godin is well popular with marketing today. He is a best-selling author of marketing books (Tribes and Linchpin), a digital marketer and entrepreneur. According to Entrepreneur, Seth has one of the most loved and visited marketing blogs on the internet.

Seth's honesty and authenticity can be perceived from the way he writes and speaks in interviews. This is one quality that endears him dearly to many. Mary Kuntz described him as the ultimate entrepreneur for the Information Age in Business Week. He's a renowned, influential marketing figure and deserves this spot on the list of digital marketers of all time.

Things to Learn from Seth Godin

On his blog, Seth shares expert advice on how to create value, be remarkably unique and grow an audience. He shares insights on marketing, building a tribe and earning respect. Seth is a simple man. And his simplicity resonates in his easy to digest content. He greatly follows the K.I.S.S concept.

If you're a fan of audio content, Seth has a podcast called Akimbo and has also appeared on a ton of podcasts.

#2: Gary Vaynerchuk

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Fondly known as GaryVee, Gary Vaynerchuk has successfully carved a space for himself as a king of digital media. He has shared insights, consistently on entrepreneurship and social media for over 10 years.

He is the CEO of VaynerMedia (a digital media agency) and VaynerSports. GaryVee is a four-time New York Times best-selling author and has written quite a number of marketing books like Crushing It.

He isn't just a digital marketer but an all-round business and entrepreneurship guy. After leaving college, Gary joined his father's wine business and incredibly grew it from $3M into a $60M business under five years. He has also helped brands succeed on social media with his digital agency.

Things to Learn from GaryVee

Want to learn digital marketing, you should subscribe to his show, #AskGaryVee. He dissects topics relating to social media and entrepreneurship. And he loves pushing people to their limits. If you're in need of daily inspiration, you definitely won't regret following GaryVee on Instagram.

He posts content on Instagram that would keep you productive and motivated all day. GaryVee has a vlog, #DailyVee with over a million subscribers. He uploads daily videos which shows you behind the scenes in his life as an entrepreneur.

#3: Neil Patel

6 Best Digital Marketers of All Time and Things to Learn from Them

Neil Patel is a well-known figure when it comes to digital marketing. At 16, Neil started his first website and started digital marketing. And today, he is regarded by Forbes as one of the top 10 digital marketers in the world. Neil Patel is the co-founder of Crazy Egg, Hello Bar, KISSmetrics and Neil Patel Digital.

He enjoys helping businesses grow and achieve amazing results by implementing effective marketing strategies. He has worked with heavyweight companies like Amazon, HP, NBC, Viacom to increase their revenue with digital marketing.

Things to Learn from Neil Patel

On his blog, Neil frequently publishes long-form, authority content on digital marketing topics such as: SEO: You'll learn how to optimize your web pages for higher ranking and more clicks from search engines.

Content Marketing: Learn why and how you should produce more epic content.

Keyword Research: You'll learn how to find low hanging fruits and use them in your content for SEO.

Guest Posting: Learn how to grow your blog, gain readership and build links with guest posting.Link Building: Learn how to build high-quality links quickly. Blogging: Learn how to implement an effective blog strategy and grow your blog.  

And so much more!

#4: Jeff Bullas

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Jeff Bullas is a digital marketer and entrepreneur on a mission to inspire and educate people on how to succeed in business and life in a digital world. Jeff is a best-selling author, speaker and has been featured in various authority publications.

Onalytica named him the #1 Global Digital Marketing Influencer in 2016.

He was featured in Forbes as one of the Top 20 Influencers of CMO and also regarded as the #1 content marketing influencer by Appinions. With over 560k followers, Jeff is well influential within the digital marketing community on twitter. Even though he shares a more personal side on Instagram, you should consider following him there.

Things to Learn from Jeff Bullas

Jeff Bullas is a great digital marketer. His blog is a goldmine of insights on various digital marketing topics. You'll learn valuable lessons on blogging, brand building, social media marketing, content marketing etc. He gets an enormous 5 million readers every year to his blog.

#5: Rand Fishkin

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If you're a lover of SEO, you must have used the Moz tool a lot. Rand Fishkin is the former CEO of Moz and he's also known as the Wizard of Moz. He is a digital marketer, SEO expert and founder of Spark Toro (a company on a mission to discover any target audience’s influential publications, channels, and people).

Rand is well vast in all things SEO.

He is a blogger and co-authored 2 books (The Art of SEO and Inbound Marketing & SEO).

Things to Learn from Rand Fishkin

During his time at Moz, he was popularly known for Whiteboard Friday Series where he shares SEO insights every Friday. Whiteboard Friday is informative and has helped trained thousands of SEOs.

If you're keen on getting better at SEO and marketing, you should follow WBF sessions. Rand enjoys helping businesses and companies achieve more results with search. He shares out of his wealth of knowledge via his blog and YouTube series.

#6: Brian Dean

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Brian Dean is the world's foremost expert on SEO, according to Success Magazine. He practically knows everything about Search Engine Optimization. His in-depth knowledge got him recognized as an SEO genius by Entrepreneur and his blog (Backlinko) listed as a top blog to follow in 2017 by Forbes.

Things to Learn from Brian Dean

Brian loves providing digital marketing strategies for you to get more results from search. His blog houses insanely actionable content on SEO and Link Building. They are mostly long-form, in-depth content that contains tips you won't find elsewhere. If you want to learn better SEO tips, tricks, and tools, don't miss out on any post from Backlinko.

Over To You -

So there they are!

The top 6 digital marketers of all time. And what you can learn from each of them. If you want to stay updated and get better at digital marketing, want more traffic and revenue, and see your business going places, you should follow these experts closely. Which digital marketer do you follow for marketing inspiration?

Tulip Turner -

Tulip is a Content and Inbound Marketing expert at Snewscms. Over the years, she has helped dozens of businesses in defining their content strategy. She believes that creativity doesn’t inspire customers anymore. A true story when recited well is enough to build a connection.

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