The marketing field is rapidly changing.
It’s also a constantly changing field, with new strategies and techniques being developed every day. Just years ago, Facebook marketing was the big thing. Now it’s TikTok.
And this can make it very tiring for marketing professionals to keep up and do their job well. As a marketer myself, I feel you.
That’s why I’ve compiled a list of free marketing magazines that I’ve used over the years to help me on my journey to become a great marketer.
Without further ado, let’s check out my personal list of the top 13 free online marketing magazines for all marketers to read.
marconmag is one of the best online marketing magazines aimed primarily at marketing students. It publishes providing helpful information that guides them on the various types of marketing fields, navigating university courses, internships, and even exchange programs. markonmag is the go-to marketing for students who want to get a head start in their marketing careers.
2. Writing Wildly
In case you haven’t heard it yet, content is king. And no one does written content better than the team over at Writing Wildly. It is a platform where you engage freelance writers for hire in Singapore. Their team consists of a group of professional freelance writers who specialize in niches such as SaaS, food, and travel content. They share amazing tips on content writing that everyone should refer to.
3. Content Marketing Institute
This free marketing magazine provides articles on subjects related to content marketing strategies for businesses with an online presence as well as those with a mobile presence since their target is mainly B2C companies. They also have a podcast called CMI Strategy Talks with various marketers from different industries who share their experience working in different digital marketing campaigns. Related: Top Content Marketing Strategies For 2019 .
4. Search Engine Journal
SEO has been one of the most important aspects of digital marketing since the early 2000’s and it still is today, although it has evolved (i.e. PPC vs SEO). This online marketing magazine provides very detailed information on how to improve the online presence of businesses and websites by applying SEO strategies.
5. Giant Bomb
It’s no surprise that a video game blog would also cover marketing topics, as they often go hand in hand (ex: using social media to promote events or products). Their articles deal with subjects like viral marketing and influencer marketing among others, and are written for both marketers and owners of digital channels such as YouTube channels and Twitch accounts who want to improve the performance of their products by optimizing them for search engines .
6. Content Marketing World
Although it may not be specifically related to digital marketing, this site covers almost every aspect of content creation, promotion and monetization. With an almost perfect 5-star rating on Facebook, this is a highly recommended hub of information for those who want to learn more about content .
Although it may seem like they just publish articles related to marketing tactics, the articles published by this magazine deal with subjects such as conversion optimization and customer experience improvement (i.e. improving user retention). Their posts go very in-depth into each subject so marketers can learn something new without having to rely on multiple sources for their research.
8. Social Media Examiner
This magazine not only publishes digital marketing articles but also hosts conferences around the world and provides online training courses and certification that you can take advantage of if you’re interested in learning more about the industry . Their articles are very detailed and are aimed towards both marketers and owners of online channels.
9. The Next Web Blog
Their articles don’t only focus on digital marketing but also discuss other topics such as technological advancements, entrepreneurship, business opportunities in different industries (i.e. healthcare) and web culture among others. Despite their focus not being directly related to digital marketing, they often publish content that can be used by marketers who want to improve their performance when utilizing certain channels (ex: how to optimize a website for voice search ). They also have another magazine called TNW Deals which provides free promotional codes for services or products that could be useful for businesses or marketers .
10. Buffer Blog
This blog is maintained by a social media management company that has been around since 2010. Their articles mainly focus on subjects related to the management of accounts and channels such as Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, but they also cover newer platforms like TikTok and Instagram stories.
11. The Best Marketing Blogs
This blog is curated by different authors who publish articles related to content marketing, growth hacking, link building and other topics which you can apply in order to improve your digital marketing strategy .
12. Practical Ecommerce
This free online magazine provides advice for those who want to improve their online presence (i.e B2C companies) by publishing very detailed information on subjects such as improving customer retention or implementing web analytics into one’s strategy .
13. Moz Blog
This blog covers a number of subjects that can be useful for digital marketers such as SEO, Link Building and Content Marketing among others. Although it’s not very up-to-date (they only publish around 5 articles per month), the information they provide is quite detailed and in-depth.
14. Which online marketing magazine will you start with?
With these magazines, you’ll be sure to stay up to date with what’s currently trending in the marketing world.
I hope this list was helpful for you! If you want me to add something, please leave a comment below!
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