Top 10 Digital Marketing Gurus That You Must Follow in 2018

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The power of learning cannot be defined by anyone. The best thing about being in any business is that you have some examples set in that very field that you can follow and learn from. No matter which business or industry you belong to, you can also become successful. The only thing that you will need, apart from hard work and dedication, will be studying the successful people in the industry that you are a part of.

If you belong to the digital marketing Agency and have been looking for how to become a digital marketer and boost your business, then the list that we have compiled down below will be a treat for you.

For becoming a top player in this highly competitive field of digital marketing, you will have to learn from the top digital marketing gurus. You will have to study how they work and will have to follow their ‘journey to success’ in full detail in order to identify the steps that you can use in your career and turn things in your favor.

We came up with the idea of compiling a list of the top 10 digital marketing gurus in order to help people learn from them and mimic their success in your own careers. Let’s have a look at the list of the top 10 digital marketing gurus!

Seth Godin

If you belong to the digital media marketing industry and you haven’t heard the name of Seth Godin, then believe us – you have not explored the digital marketing field enough. Seth Godin is an online marketing guru and in reality, is one of the leading players in this field.

The best part is that apart from being a popular marketer and blogger, he has also written some of the most popular marketing books such as All marketers are liars, Tribes, Purple Cow, Linchpin, etc. Seth Godin has written 18 books on marketing to date, and as expected, most of them have garnered colossal popularity and can easily be categorized under best-selling marketing books available in the market.

His books have been translated into nearly thirty-five languages. His blogs are read by millions of people worldwide. His articles are not very long, but they have the power to garner thousands of retweets within a matter of few days.   

Seth Godin

Neil Patel

Neil Patel is not just an online marketing expert; he is a successful entrepreneur, SEO expert, blogger and an angel investor. Neil Patel is also the co-founder of million-dollar businesses such as Crazy Egg, Quick Sprout, and KISSmetrics.

He has also helped some of the popular companies such as NBC, HP, Viacom, Amazon, and GM to grow their revenues. Neil Patel very recently launched his blog NeilPatel.com. On Neil Patel’s blog, you can find tips and ideas that one can utilize for bringing 100,000 visitors every month.

His writing mainly focuses on topics such as SEO, building your brand name in the online world, and marketing. You will be surprised to know that Neil Patel has built two multimillion online businesses and he is just 30 years old.

Neil Patel

Brian Clark

Brian Clark had a very modest start. He started by being a solo blogger, and with time, he refined his writing art and used the available resources to build a multimillion-dollar online business. In reality, the thing that he did with his career as a writer is not an easy task to emulate. In reality, he is a real content writer, copywriter, and his content can sell itself.

He built his audience from scratch. He started his journey back in the year 2006. With his writing skills, he has taken blogging to a whole new level. He teaches people how they can build loyal audiences or readers who are also potential customers.

His very first online course “Teaching Sells” was a hit as he made his existing Copyblogger readers learn how they can build profitable blogs. The very first course that he launched was a hit. After that, he launched a few more courses online and afterward, the hugely successful Studiopress Company.

Brian Clark

Guy Kawasaki

If you are looking for an online senior marketing guru whose life journey and accomplishments can teach you how to mimic his success in your own career, then we would suggest you follow Guy Kawasaki earnestly.

At the starting of his career, he was an Apple employee working in the Macintosh division (when Apple was launched) and is currently a Silicon Valley marketing executive. He is also the author of some of the most popular marketing books available on the market.

Some of the famous books of Guy Kawasaki are “The art of social media,” “The art of the start” and a few other books. Guy Kawasaki holds an MBA from UCLA and has received an honorary doctorate from Babson College and BA from Stanford University. You will be surprised to know that Guy Kawasaki is the brand ambassador of Mercedes Benz in the USA.

Guy Kawasaki

Ramit Seth

Ramit Seth hails from India and is currently settled in the US. He is a blogger, and he runs a site related to finance named “I Will Teach You to Be Rich.” The best part about this site is that it has millions of readers from all over the world. Ramit Seth is also the author of a book with the same title and name as the blog.

His book became the New York Times Bestselling book. His finance teachings have been covered by some of the biggest magazines such as Forbes, Fortune Inc., and a few other magazines. He makes a good amount of money by selling online products that are expensive.

Ramit Seth

Darren Rowse

Darren Rowse is a public speaker, full-time blogger, and blog consultant. You will be surprised to know that he is also the founder of some of the most popular blogs and blog networks such as ProBlogger, digital-photography-school.com, and b5media. In a way, he is one of the most experienced bloggers on this very list.

He started blogging when “blogging” was a simple word, and very few were aware of its significance and importance. Digital Photography School blog is the place where he applies and checks the real-time blogging tips in which he believes and those he shares at ProBlogger.

A number of people have this common misconception that a massive chunk of his earning comes from ProBlogger. However, in reality, it’s not true as the majority of Darren’s income comes from Digital Photography School. This very site has millions of readers and in addition to that, has an equal number of email subscribers. His millions of readers are always eager to buy the cameras and DSLRs that Darren Rowse recommends.  

Darren Rowse

Zac Johnson

Zac Johnson is a well-known name in the online marketing industry as he is one of the most popular six-figures-earning digital marketing professionals who has 20 years of experience in his bag. He earns millions of dollars every year simply by selling products online.

Just imagine how well he has built his reputation among his readers and positioned himself in the ever-changing online marketing world as an affiliate marketer and one of the top internet marketers in the world. He has founded successful marketing blogs like ZacJohnson.com and Blogging Tips.

Millions of people from different part of the world read his blog and blindly accept his suggestions. The best thing about Zac Johnson is that he genuinely educates his readers and guides them to buy the right products.

Zac Johnson

Jay Baer

Jay Baer is a popular American marketing consultant, a widely famous marketing blogger, author of one of the NYT bestselling book titled “Youtility” and a public speaker. If you wish to gain success in your career and gain popularity that can make your blog generate a good amount of money for you, then you should surely follow Jay Bare’s career.

Jay Baer mainly focuses on the topic of conversion marketing in order to help his readers or audiences in converting their website traffic into pure sales. In case you are into marketing and have been looking for effective ways to convert traffic into sales, you must visit his blog and read his blog posts.

The best part is that he also covers content marketing strategies that one can follow in order to build the online audience through blog content from scratch. Therefore, in case you are looking for a true marketing guru who can teach you the basics as well as give you ways to turn traffic coming to your blog into sales, you must check out Jay Baer blogs and his book.  

Jay Baer

Pat Flynn

Pat Flynn first entered the overcrowded industry of marketing back in the year of 2008 with his blog “Smart Passive Income.” Even though this field was tightly packed with competitors, he managed to make his blog profitable quickly with his hard work and vision. Before entering the highly competitive marketing field, he used to work at an architecture firm.

It was his passion and madness for success that drove him this far. He set a different example in the market by genuinely sharing his income reports and the ways and tactics through which he used to earn the amount.

You will be surprised to know that he still shares his income reposts and because of his transparency and faithfulness towards his readers, his readers not only love and respect him but also buy goods from him. A significant part of his income comes from promoting affiliate products that he endorses and trusts.

He writes and shares genuine product reviews to educate his readers about the affiliate products. He is an active person on social media, and in addition to that, unlike other marketers, he shares almost all of the monetization strategies that he used and found successful for building and growing an online business.  

Pat Flynn

Jon Morrow

Jon Morrow is a real inspiration for bloggers and has achieved the impossible in his life. Jon suffers from Spinal Muscular Atrophy, and even with his disability, he has achieved a prominent position and respect in the online marketing industry that very few have achieved.

In 2013, Job Morrow founded Boost Blog Traffic Blog, and soon after its launch, this blog turned into one of the biggest, and it makes more than a million dollars every year. You must have heard the name of Copyblogger! You will be surprised to know that Jon Morrow was one of the associate editors and helped this top-rated internet marketing blog grow into a multimillion-dollar online business.

He is a person who knows how to sell something with the power of his writing. He mostly writes about marketing, blogging, making money online, and SEO. In case you are looking forward to making money online with your writing, you must check out his blog as you will surely find some remarkable content that will help you in growing your freelance business to the next level.  

Jon Morrow

Final thoughts

In order to make sure that you get every detail regarding the events and happenings in the life of the top digital marketing experts, follow them on Twitter, and you should also subscribe to their email updates. By doing so, you will be notified whenever they publish anything new on their personal blogs.

One of the most common things that you will notice among all the digital marketing gurus is their experience in their fields. If you closely study them, you will find that most of them have been in the marketing field for nearly a decade. To some extent, experience and persistence are the two factors that will decide whether you will be successful in any field or not.

The more time you will put in your field, the more you will know about the game rules and will have better chances of achieving the required result in your career.  

Ergo, the above list is the top Digital marketing gurus who will surely help you and we wish that it aids you in learning great stuff in the near future!

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Hello, I am Prakash Tiwari. I am a passionate SEO, blogger and Internet marketer by heart. Along with this, I also possess some web designing, coding, Photoshop, and content marketing skills.

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