Simply Zesty


This is the blog to beeline to when looking to upgrade your business from bland to, well, zesty. Think of the head writers like great chefs who make SPAM taste golden.

About.com: Marketing Blog


Complete newbies to the business world, begin your initiation to marketing right here. The site is steeped in the basics and in clear, graspable posts you can learn much from.

25 Marketing Tips That Will Revive Your Small Business Marketing Efforts
over 3 years ago
Out of the Office Messaging that Leaves Customers at Ease
over 3 years ago



This Australian marketing page is not just for Kiwis and those who love them. Ad men and women throughout the world stand to learn a ton here.



The simple yet stylized title of this blog reflects its equally clean yet attractive content on smart marketing. Students can steep themselves in great ideas here.

The business case for unbranded content
by Mark Schaefer almost 2 years ago
Why marketing today takes courage
by Mark Schaefer almost 2 years ago

Jim's Marketing Blog


Blogger Jim lends a jolt to the health of small businesses with his insights here. He demonstrates that a little marketing finesse can go a long way.

Success leaves clues
by Jim Connolly almost 2 years ago
Why your search traffic just dropped
by Jim Connolly almost 2 years ago



Blogger Tamar is someone that old-fogey businesses flock to when looking to whip their ossifying companies into the 21st century. Her ideas are bright and spot-on.

Across the USA by Train… With Kids and For $0
by Tamar Weinberg almost 2 years ago
On Approachability.
by Tamar Weinberg about 2 years ago

Fresh Networks


When you need a primer on social media and how it intersects with marketing, head here first. The writers stock the blog with the most salient business headlines.



Come here to gaze at great, and not so great, ads from everywhere in the world.. The not-so-great ads teach what what mistakes and pitfalls to avoid.

Geoff Livingston


Blogger Geoff moonlights as a photographer. He lends that same picture-perfect sensibility to his site, built on a passion for smart marketing.

Forced Narratives
by Geoff Livingston almost 2 years ago
RIP Spammy Twitter Marketers (#RIPTwitter)
by Geoff Livingston almost 2 years ago



You don't necessarily have to have a bigwig at the top of your business to make it pop. This blog shows how customers themselves can help craft a successful operation.

10 ways to up your SEO game
by Michael Dehaven almost 2 years ago
Three exciting trends shaping 2016 commerce
by Rachael Genson almost 2 years ago

Jaffe Juice


Blogger Joseph has fashioned himself into one of the pillars of the new media boom. He lends that reputation to practical effect for great marketing here.

A fresh dose of Innovation
by Joseph Jaffe almost 4 years ago
The Phone Didn't Ring
by Joseph Jaffe about 4 years ago

Color Matters


At the groundwork of any school of therapy and healing is appreciation and recognition of some element of science at the fundamental level. In the vein of understanding the actual functioning of pigments, Color Matters provides an excellent background in the myriad ways that color works. Besides just therapy, visitors can learn about color symbolism and its affects in the worlds of business, marketing, and ecology.



Blogger Anthony Cerminaro's Startup blog covers topics ranging from Internet marketing, social media, and starting up a business. Especially pertinent to today's business climate are his articles discussing the benefits of partnering with non-profits.