Below is a list of some of our Top Picks when it comes to what we think are the best Internet Marketing blogs/websites on the web today. You’ll find many of them helpful in many areas of Internet marketing including: content strategy, pay per click advertising, search engine optimization, web analytics, and general Internet marketing tips and techniques.

Content Strategy:

  • Content Strategy Web Blog – Authored by Richard Sheffield, author of the book “The Web Content Strategist’s Bible”, this blog has plenty of practical information to help you improve your content strategy.
  • Erin Kissane – Author of the book “Content Strategy.” Erin Kissane is a great resource for information on building a great content strategy. Her book is fairly short too.

UX Design, WordPress:

  • Smashing Magazine – A great resource to get plenty of information on web design such as “how-to’s” and short tutorials.
  • WordPress Codex – The ultimate resource for all things WordPress.
  • UX Design – Helps you design a better looking website that will appeal to your audience.
  • Putting People First – A blog on user experience, experience design, and innovation.

Search Engine Optimization:

  • Search Engine Land – A ton of information on search engine marketing, search engine optimization, social media, and pay per click advertising.
  • Search Engine Watch – Search engine optimization blog with tools, webinars, whitepapers, and more.
  • SeoMoz – This is a great site that offers a lot of industry insight in SEO. There are free tools available on this site, but there is also many tools available when you sign up for SeoMoz Pro.
  • Michael Gray – Michael Gray’s blog where he talks about SEO; tips, techniques, etc.
  • SEO Book – Plenty of search engine optimization on this site. Free whitepapers as well.
  • Search Engine Journal – A great collection of articles on social media, search engine optimization, pay per click advertising, link building, along with plenty information on internet marketing tools.

Blogging:

  • Problogger – A great blog that is all about blogging by Darren Rowse.

Pay Per Click Advertising:

  • PPC Blog – This blog covers everything about PPC that you would ever care to know.
  • Google Ads Blog – Helps you find ways to target your PPC ads as best as possible.

Social Media Marketing:

  • Social Media Examiner – A social media blog that covers a ton of great information on using social media for business.
  • Mashable – Considered one of the top social media blogs. Covers information on technology, mobile, and social media marketing.
  • Socialnomics – A blog that spawned from the book Socialnomics, this blog will give you information on social media along with case studies, videos, and stories.

General Internet Marketing:

  • Marketing Over Coffee – Easy to digest marketing insight. A weekly audio podcast that discusses both new and traditional marketing.
  • Hubspot – Hubspot is a great place to get tons of information on lead generation and marketing. They also have some great free tools.
  • Top Rank Blog – Top Rank covers insight, resources, and commentary on search engine optimization, social media, business blogging, content marketing, and public relations.
  • Click Newz – Internet marketing tips and reviews to help you be successful online.
  • Duct Tape Marketing – Small business marketing blog that gives you marketing advice that you can actually carry out and do on a small budget.

Web Analytics:

  • Google Analytics Blog – Google’s blog on their Google Analytics software. Plenty of information here if you want to use Google Analytics to its fullest.
  • Occam’s Razor – A web analytics blog that will help you better analyze your web activity.