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Due to the fast-moving technology landscape, best practices for marketing and lead generation change constantly. Keeping up with top lead-generation blogs is a great way to stay up-to-date with the latest and greatest new tips, strategies, and channels to try. Here are ten of the best.

  • Ann Handley

    Created by Ann Handley, Marketing Prof’s chief content officer, Ann’s blog focuses on content, social media, and lead generation. Ann’s blogging style is marked by a humorous and creative approach to all things marketing.

  • HubSpot

    The HubSpot blog is known for its conversational style and the approachability of its posts. Publishing sometimes 10 or more blog posts a week, they keep readers up-to-date on numerous marketing topics ranging from the basic to the advanced.

  • Marketo

    The Marketo blog offers readers a diverse set of marketing and lead generation topics ranging from social media, content marketing, marketing automation, and everything in between. The winner of numerous industry accolades, the Marketo blog publishes five or six posts a week.

  • Convince and Convert

    One of the top social media blogs created by author and speaker Jay Baer, Convince and Convert focuses on social media, content marketing, and lead generation. Convince and Convert also features posts by a variety of well-known marketing writers, in addition to regular posts from Jay himself.

  • Copyblogger

    Copyblogger is a fantastic and informative blog created by blogging guru Brian Clark. It's a great resource for all things blogging and content marketing. They post about five or six articles a week and cover a wide range of marketing and lead generation topics.

  • Duct Tape Marketing

    Created by John Jantsch, a leader in small business marketing strategy, Duct Tape Marketing is more of a general marketing blog featuring both inbound and outbound thought leadership. Forbes named this blog one of the top 100 best websites for entrepreneurs.

  • Event Manager Blog

    Event Manager Blog is a comprehensive blog focusing on all things events. Learn about event planning by industry, internal company event planning, event technology, and how to leverage social media for all of your events. This blog is a great source of inspiration and tips.

  • Predictable Revenue

    If you want to learn about more about sales and closing deals, Predictable Revenue is the blog for you. Founded by Aaron Ross, blogger and consultant, this blog shows you how to turn your business into a sales machine.

  • Social Media Examiner

    One of the leading blogs on social media, Social Media Examiner features a variety of well-known industry thought-leaders covering all things social. Learn about social channels, how to track social media return on investment (ROI), and more.

  • TopRank Blog

    Created by digital marketing agency TopRank and founders Lee Odden and Susan Misukanis, the TopRank blog emphasizes search engine and inbound marketing best practices.

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Dayna Rothman is the senior content marketing manager at Marketo, a leader in the marketing automation space. Dayna leads content creation and strategy at Marketo and is the managing editor for the Marketo blog, which receives more than 400,000 unique visitors per year. Dayna has also been featured as one of the top 25 content marketers to watch according to Kapost, and one of the top 50 content marketing influencers according to Onalytica.

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