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The Best Articles in Marketing

The most useful articles in Marketing from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.

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Top 5 Marketing Articles

At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved in Marketing by Refind users.

  1. Google Analytics: A Guide for Beginners from Builtvisible
  2. 14 Universal Digital Marketing Skills You Can’t Ignore
  3. How to create a more effective homepage
  4. The Elephant in the room: The myth of exponential hypergrowth
  5. What Is Brand Marketing? & How to Build Your Brand Identity in 5 Steps

Videos

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Short Articles

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Long Articles

These are some of the most-read long-form articles in Marketing.

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Thought Leaders

We monitor hundreds of thought leaders, influencers, and newsletters in Marketing, including:

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Guy Kawasaki

Chief evangelist @Canva 🎧 Host Remarkable People podcast http://remarkablepeople.com

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Gary Vaynerchuk

Family First. CEO of @Vaynermedia. 🐈‍⬛ Creator of @veefriends. Investor in Twitter, venmo, FB & more. Die hard @NYJets fan. @winetexts @vaynersports

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Neil Patel

Co-founder of Neil Patel Digital. New York Times bestselling author, top 100 entrepreneur under 30 by Obama, and top 10 marketer by Forbes.

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MarketingProfs

Head of Content at MarketingProfs, a marketing training company with a practical approach. WSJ bestselling author of 2 books. Everybody Writes 2 is out 10/18 🥳

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Rand Fishkin

Co-founder @SparkToro, husband to @everywhereist, author of Lost & Founder. My Twitter account doesn't reply but https://mastodon.social/@randfish does

Publications

We monitor hundreds of publications, blogs, newsletters, and news sources in Marketing, including:

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Moz

The most trusted authority in online search with a powerful #SEO toolset proven to improve your brand's position. Whether big or small, we have the solution.

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Ahrefs

We make awesome SEO tools, powered by seriously big data. Check out our free SEO course: http://ahrefs.com/academy/seo-tr… 🔥

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MarketingProfs

Head of Content at MarketingProfs, a marketing training company with a practical approach. WSJ bestselling author of 2 books. Everybody Writes 2 is out 10/18 🥳

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OpenView

Product-led growth #VentureCapital tailor-made to build expansion stage #software companies into market leaders. #ProductLedGrowth #PLG #SaaS

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Marketing Week

Cutting through the nonsense: Marketing Week provides essential news, analysis and insight for marketers. https://www.marketingweek.com/

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How does Refind curate?

It’s a mix of human and algorithmic curation, following a number of steps:

  1. We monitor 10k+ sources and 1k+ thought leaders on hundreds of topics—publications, blogs, news sites, newsletters, Substack, Medium, Twitter, etc.
  2. In addition, our users save links from around the web using our Save buttons and our extensions.
  3. Our algorithm processes 100k+ new links every day and uses external signals to find the most relevant ones, focusing on timeless pieces.
  4. Our community of active users gets 5 links every day, tailored to their interests. They provide feedback via implicit and explicit signals: open, read, listen, share, add to reading list, save to «Made me smarter», «More/less like this», etc.
  5. Our algorithm uses these internal signals to refine the selection.
  6. In addition, we have expert curators who manually curate niche topics.

The result: lists of the best and most useful articles on hundreds of topics.

How does Refind detect «timeless» pieces?

We focus on pieces with long shelf-lives—not news. We determine «timelessness» via a number of metrics, for example, the consumption pattern of links over time.

How many sources does Refind monitor?

We monitor 10k+ content sources on hundreds of topics—publications, blogs, news sites, newsletters, Substack, Medium, Twitter, etc.

Which sources does Refind monitor in Marketing?

We monitor hundreds of sources in Marketing, including Moz, Ahrefs, MarketingProfs, OpenView, Marketing Week, and many more.

Who are the thought leaders in Marketing?

We follow dozens of thought leaders in Marketing, including Guy Kawasaki, Gary Vaynerchuk, Neil Patel, MarketingProfs, Rand Fishkin.

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