“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” —Malcolm X

In today’s fast paced world, it can be difficult to carve out time for continuing education. That said, we truly believe that education is an excellent way to brainstorm new ideas for your business. And that often starts with small, simple daily or weekly habits. 

Try carving about just 15 minutes per week to read through some of our favorite resources: 

1. The Markey Group

Come on, we had to start here! We are super proud of our blog, which covers a wide variety of marketing topics each week. Interested in learning more about something you aren’t seeing? Just let us know and we are happy to create more content! 

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2. Digiday

Digiday connects with readers with their extensive list of blog posts, research materials, special podcasts, and email newsletters. They cover a wide array of topics and do so in a fun and interesting way that keeps us coming back for more. 

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3. Content Marketing Institute

With the goal of “advancing the practice of content marketing”, the Content Marketing Institute blog is a great resource for those looking to get started or improve their content marketing efforts. 

These are the people who run the Content Marketing World event, will you be there this year? We will! Email us and we can schedule a time to meet up at the conference.

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4. Social Media Examiner

Social Media Examiner helps millions of marketers discover how to best use social media and content to connect with customers, drive traffic, generate awareness and increase sales. Their content is easy to read and always engaging and thoughtful for newbies and experienced professionals alike

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Of course, there are hundreds of marketing blogs for you to reference. Our goal is to provide you with a targeted list of resources that you can check out on a regular basis as a way to get new ideas, understand trends and understand the marketing industry. 

Setting marketing goals is important, but understanding the basis of the goals and the strategy to achieve them is even more important. These blogs are a good start, but we are happy to have an in depth consultation call or conversation about any marketing topic you would like. Send us a message to set up time to learn about strategies that can make an impact on your business. 

Looking for more resources? Here are some of our favorite marketing podcasts.