Digital marketing is a growing field, and it's an important skill for any entrepreneur to have a grasp on. Armed with digital marketing knowledge, you can grow your company, find new leads, and make new connections through social media, email marketing, and blogging. But where do you start?
In this article, we'll show you seven resources for learning digital marketing in 2019. This is a mixture of blogs, online courses, and more that have been vetted by our team of digital marketers.
Let's dive in!
Social Report Insights blog
At Social Report, we share our social media and content marketing knowledge on our Insights blog. Here, you can find guides and keep up to date with the latest social media news. We update the blog daily, so follow us on Twitter to stay up with the latest posts.
Neil Patel is one of the most well-known digital marketing bloggers. On his blog, you'll find guides on email marketing, social media marketing, ecommerce, and more. Be sure to use his free website optimizer to analyze your blog's SEO performance, too.
Social Media Examiner
Social Media Examiner prides itself on being your "guide to the social media jungle"—and it truly is. The site frequently publishes guides on growing your brand's social media presence by teaching very specific marketing tactics. Some recent posts you should check out include this guide to using hashtags on LinkedIn and this article on using Instagram Live for business.
Want to learn more about Facebook ads? Check out Jon Loomer's blog. Loomer and his group of writers give readers regular Facebook feature updates and guides to making the most out of both Facebook ads and organic reach. Check out his post on Facebook location tagging.
eMarketing Blogger focuses on blogging and Wordpress. It's an essential read for any marketers that are just starting out in the blogging space as you'll learn best blogging practices, how to solve Wordpress technical issues, and how to improve your blog's SEO. Check out their recent post on why backlinks are still important in 2018.
General Assembly offers courses on digital marketing in a number of cities worldwide. This paid bootcamp is pricey, but takes you through the basics of digital marketing in ten weeks. Attend one of their open workshops in your city and see if the course is right for you.
Tuts+ marketing courses
Tuts+ is an awesome online marketplace for web courses. The site offers a great set of digital marketing courses for a reasonable price. This is great if you want the immersive experience of a General Assembly bootcamp from the comfort of your desk.
Keep on learning!
And there you have it: 7 resources for learning digital marketing in 2019. Make sure to stay tuned to the Social Report Insights blog for your daily dose of digital marketing news and guides. Want to learn even more? Join our Facebook group, the Social Media Marketers Union.
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