According to Constant Contact, for every one dollar marketers spend on email marketing, they can expect an average return of $38.
And, according to 80 percent of professionals, email marketing drives customer retention and acquisition. So, now that we know why email marketing is important, we need to understand exactly what it is.
Email Marketing can be powerful, and the internet has allowed us to learn how to harness its power from the best.
If you are looking for influencers that have experience in the best email marketing practices and are willing to share their insights, check out this list of 75 best email marketing influencers on the internet.
75 Email Marketing Influencers: Who Are They?
Kate Kiefer Lee - Senior Director of Communications at MailChimp
Kate Kiefer Lee manages public relations and corporate and employee communications as the senior director of communications at MailChimp. Lee’s previous experience includes that of a magazine editor, freelance copywriter, and consultant. Along with her time as a writer, Lee has spoken about content and communications at numerous conferences across the globe. In addition to being a communications expert, Lee has also co-written the book “Nicely Said: Writing for the Web with Style and Purpose.”
Scott Cohen - Owner of Scott Writes Everything
With 14 years of experience in marketing, Scott Cohen is a veteran in the content marketing and branding space. His past experience includes being vice president at Inbox Army and Inbox Group Email Marketing while also managing his own blog, Scott Writes Everything. With Scott Writes Everything, Cohen has covered topics related to email marketing, social media, and general life observations.
David Daniels - CEO and Founder at The Relevancy Group
David Daniels is the CEO and founder of The Relevancy Group. He brings over 20 years of marketing research, consulting, and analyst experience to the role. In 2017, Daniels was named “Email Marketer Thought Leader of the Year,” by the Email Evolution Conference (EEC) and the Direct Marketing Association (DMA). He recently co-authored the book, “Email Marketing An Hour A Day.”
Dennis Dayman - Investor and Conference Speaker
Dennis Dayman has over 25 years of experiencing with the legal issues that surround email marketing. Whether it be combating spam, managing privacy and security, or data governance, Dayman has been involved with furthering these concepts. He is a frequent seed investor and a conference speaker.
Find him on Twitter.
Daniel Faggella - CEO and Founder at Emerj
Daniel Faggella is an expert when it comes to marketing automation and the blending of AI technology with marketing and branding. Emerj, and two of his previous companies have addressed the role artificial intelligence plays in helping companies stay ahead of the competition. Along with being a CEO and founder, Faggella has also been a columnist for The Huffington Post on various AI and marketing related topics.
Skip Fidura - Client Service Director at dotMailer
Since the mid-90s, Skip Fidura has been a part of the marketing industry. He is currently a board-level marketer with an interest in blending the best email marketing messaging across online and off-line channels. While he is a client service director at dotMailer, he is also the chair of the Email Council of the DMA in the United Kingdom which promotes best practices for all who use email as a marketing channel.
Tamara Gielen - Freelancer, Consultant, Trainer & Speaker
Tamara Gielen has over 15 years of hands-on experience as an email marketer. She is a thought leader and internationally recognized marketing automation and email expert. Gielen has trained hundreds of email marketers and has worked with the likes of Booking.com, Facebook, Citrix, and eBay. Her book, “Email Marketing: Tips, Tricks en Strategieën voor zowel beginners als gevorderden” is used in graduate school curriculums.
Natalie Giddings - Managing Director at The Remarkables Group
Natalie Giddings have over 12 years of experience in the digital and content marketing realm. She is a managing director for The Remarkables Group in Australia and has developed and managed multiple other companies that specialize in digital marketing. She has implemented marketing automation practices while also working with clients that include Toyota, Nivea, Kmart, and Target.
Nate Goodman - Owner and Founder at ThoughtReach
Nate Goodman is a Certified Salesforce Administrator with 11 years of experience as a CRM and software designer. He is a fiction author and owner and writer for ThoughtReach, a WordPress-based blog that addresses topics in the WordPress, email marketing, and social media spheres. He has experience as a business analyst and email marketer that has worked with Cox Automotive Inc. and Applied Systems.
Sarah Greesonbach - Freelance Content Writer at B2B Content Studio
Sarah Greesonbach is a seasoned freelance writer that helps startups share their ideas by producing articles and whitepapers that are related to digital marketing, education, and technology topics. Her writings have been featured on Fast Company, CNBC, Business Insider, Forbes, and Salesforce. She is a former teacher & content specialist.
Luke Guy - Owner at The Money Transformers and Podcaster
Luke Guy is a blogger, entrepreneur, and graphic designer. His current primary role is that of podcaster and owner of The Money Transformers. Through his podcast, he shares insights into lead generation, monitoring and tracking ROI, creating an exemplary customer experience, and content marketing.
Find him on Twitter.
John W. Haynes - Marketing Strategist and Contributing Author at iContact
With over 18 years of experience in the email marketing and content marketing, Hayes has worked with numerous technology-based businesses to use various forms of content marketing to bring success. He is a strategist and writer for iContact, an automation, and email marketing company. He is also an author of two books related to email marketing.
Phil Hollows - Founder and CEO at FeedBlitz
Phil Hollows is the Founder and CEO of FeedBlitz, a service that converts blogs into opt-in subscriptions. The organization is a leading provider of RSS-powered email marketing services. Along with founding and leading FeedBlitz, Hollows is a technology writer, conference speaker, and author of “List Blogging for Bloggers.” Hallows specializes in providing resources for bloggers to utilize email marketing in distributing messaging.
Simms Jenkins - Founder and CEO at Brightwave
Simms Jenkins is a CEO, author, and thought leader with a focus on email marketing. He is the founder and CEO of Brightwave as well as the founder of EiQ. Both organizations are furthering the use of email marketing. Jenkins has won the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Atlanta Marketing Association, Marketer of the Year from the American Marketing Association, and Email Marketer of the Year at the Tech Marketing Awards.
Jeanne Jennings - Email Marketing Consultant, Trainer, Speaker & Author
Jeanne Jennings has over 20 years of experience in the email marketing industry. Currently, she is an email marketing consultant for midsized to enterprise-level companies who seek to optimize their email marketing efforts. She is a Partner with CohereOne, and a VP of Client Strategy & Creative Service for Red Pill Mail. When she is not leading the charge in email marketing, Jennings serves as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University by teaching masters-level digital marketing courses.
Jay Jhun - Account Director at IBM Watson Marketing
Jay Jhun is a blogger, former president of the Atlanta Interactive Marketing Association, and an account director for IBM’s Watson Marketing department. He is an avid conference speaker on email marketing topics and has shared his insights at the Litmus Email Design Conference, IBM Amplify, DMA Email Evolution Conference, as well as many others. His blog addresses subjects related to email marketing trends and best practices.
Justine Jordan - Vice President of Marketing at Litmus
Justine Jordan is a web and email designer turned marketer. She is a self-professed “email evangelist,” and avid presenter on topics and trends related to email marketing. She has shared her insights on email marketing at the MarketingSherpa Email Summit, Call to Action Conference, MozCon, and many other conferences related to email and content marketing. She was named “Email Marketer Thought Leader of the Year” in 2015.
Harry Kaplowitz - Senior Product Manager at Windsor Circle
Named among the “Top 50 Email Marketing Influencers,” by Cison, Harry Kaplowitz has a long history of bringing his email marketing knowledge to up-and-coming companies. From creating roadmaps for email marketing applications at iContact to leading Windsor Circle, a predictive marketing platform, Kaplowitz is an expert in creating strategic solutions related to email marketing.
Spencer Kollas - Vice President of Global Deliverability Services at Cheetah Digital
Spencer Kollas is the current vice president of global deliverability services at Cheetah Digital and has a rich history of promoting best practices for email deliverability. Through his work Kollas has promoted strategies for business to get the most out of cross-channel marketing efforts. While he is deep in email marketing as a director of deliverability companies at other organizations, Kollas has also embraced thought leadership by writing articles, presenting at conferences, and participating in the GPDR taskforce.
Andrew Kordek - Co-Founder, CSO, and COO at Trendline Interactive
Andrew Kordek is a co-founder and chief strategist for Trendline Interactive, an organization that provides email strategy, consulting, and client services to customers. Kordek leads the strategic and analytics team where he optimizes subscriber experiences. He is a frequent blogger, speaker, and an all-around thought leader in the email marketing community. Before co-founding Trendline, Kordek managed email optimization at Groupon.
Bill McCloskey - Founder at OnlyInfluencers
In the book, “Rebels’ Guide to Email,” Bill McCloskey was named “The Godfather of Email.” He has demonstrated his commitment to driving email marketing awareness since 2003 as the founder of eDataSource. He drove thought leadership in the email marketing industry by starting the Inbox Insiders List discussion and has also been named one of the “50 Marketing Leaders over 50 You Should Know,” by CMO magazine. In 2010, McCloskey launched OnlyInfluencers, a global community for email marketers.
David Moth - Managing Editor at Barclaycard
With over 10 years of experience, David Moth has made a career in promoting social media and content strategy in various digital publications. He has held positions as a reporter for Bucks Herald, and a research executive for TNS RI. Moth is currently the managing editor for Barclaycard where he manages all B2B content and website content.
Alyssa Nahatis - Director of Deliverability Americas & Global Services
Alyssa Nahatis works with Adobe as the director of deliverability for the Americas and global services where she works to set common deliverability standards and best practices around the world within Adobe. Nahatis has worked in similar roles with Experian, Return Path, and Merill Lynch. In addition to leading companies to adopt efficient deliverability practices, Nahatis has composed over 30 publications addressing topics such as email security, email marketing, and cross-channel marketing.
Ayaz Nanji - Independent Content Strategist, Content Creator, and Social Media Strategist
While working with companies like The New York Times, AOL, Google, and ICW Content, Nanji has demonstrated his expertise in strategic content creation and developing engaging customer experiences. Before ICW Content, Nanji worked as a senior content strategist for YouTube where he helped YouTube creators optimize their strategies. Now, as an independent content strategist for ICW Content, Nanji advises organizations on content strategy and audience development.
Cara Olsen - Director of Relationship Marketing at DEG
Cara Olsen has been named “One of 25 People You Should Meet at Salesforce World Tour New York” and “40 Under Forty” by Ingram’s Magazine in Kansas City. Olsen has worked in program and project management for DEG for almost fifteen years. She currently leads email strategists in the recommendation and program analysis realm of the company and works with API integration teams to implement trigger and transaction emails.
Mia Papanicolaou - COO at Striata
Mia Papanicolaou is the COO at Striata where she has also held positions of general manager, head of operations, and head of eMarketing. She has provided consultation for companies looking to expand their email marketing efforts in these various roles. As COO, Papanicolaou consistently produces blogs and speaks at conferences on the subject of email billing and email marketing.
Kath Pay - Founder and CEO at Holistic Email Marketing
Kath Pay was named one of the world’s “Top 50 Email Marketing Influencers in the World,” by Cison in 2014. She is a speaker, trainer, and owner of her email marketing firm, Holistic Email Marketing. Pay brings a consumer psychology and behavioral science approach to email marketing and strategy. Brands that she has worked with include eBay, Tommy Hilfiger, Adobe, Facebook, Barclays, and many others.
Dela Quist - CEO at Alchemy Worx
Dela Quist is the CEO of Alchemy Worx, a large email marketing agency that helps clients handle email marketing analytics, copywriting, HTML development, and many other features related to email marketing strategy. Before leading Alchemy Worx, Quist was a chair for the Benchmarking Hub of the DMA Email Marketing Council and a director of european Sales where he supported email marketing as a viable communication source.
Arvind Raman - Vice President, Global Technology Practices at Cheetah Digital
Arvind Raman has spent most of his career as a digital marketing professional and expert. He is now the vice president of global technology practices at Cheetah Digital, where he helps marketers better manage their data and communicate with customers to increase revenue. Before his time at Cheetah Digital, he held multiple positions with the latest being a principal marketing cloud architect. He has been named “Peer of the Year,” at ExactTarget and won the Employee Trailblazer Award at Salesforce.
David Rekuc - Marketing Director at Ripen eCommerce
At Ripen, David Rekuc has helped agencies and clients to blend a variety of marketing channels to appropriately market what they do. He has managed projects related to paid search, SEO, email marketing, and social networking for clients and agencies. Before his time at Rippen, Rekuc contributed for Entrepreneur as well as a columnist for Marketing Land on topics related to digital strategies to grow sales in the retail industry.
Becs Rivett-Kemm - Freelance Email Marketer
Becs Rivett-Kemm is a freelance email marketer with eight years of experience in the medium. She owns a consulting firm that offers various email marketing services for prospective clients. While she tweets about topics related to email, she also shares her thought leadership thorough offering email courses and training related to list building, GDPR, email copy, email design, and email reporting.
Find her on Twitter.
Elliott Ross - CEO and Co-Founder at Taxi for Email
Elliott Ross is the CEO and Co-Founder of Taxi For Email. Ross and his team created Taxi For Email to help clients control their email content without having to make difficult HTML changes. One of the hallmarks of the organization is its ability to create email templates that work along with any HTML platforms they choose. Before creating Taxi For Email, Ross was the managing director and founder of Action Rocket.
Tom Sather - Senior Director of Research at Return Path
Tom Sather is a consultant with 20 years of experience in email marketing, specifically in deliverability, mail systems, privacy, ISP relations and mediations. Currently, Sather is the senior director of research for Return Path where he helps clients understand email marketing best practices, ensure marketers maintain email marketing compliance and provides audits for email marketing life cycles.
Chris Sietsama - Digital Marketing Consultant at Teach to Fish Digital
Chris Sietsama is a digital marketing consultant with years of experience walking clients through digital marketing strategies and practices. He currently owns Teach to Fish Digital, an organization that helps companies develop and measure their own digital marketing campaigns. Sietsama has worked with Arizona State University, Behr, United Way, and many other organizations.
Elisa Silverman - Freelancer B2B Content Writer
Elisa Silverman has used her experience as a senior technology consultant and project manager to inform her writing as a freelance B2B content writer. Sure currently produces copy and content for technology buyer audiences. Throughout her time as a content writer for the likes of Greenpoint Global and Innodata Isogen, Silverman has produced prose that addresses topics ranging from landing page best practices to email marketing tactics.
Kimberly Snyder - Senior Marketing Strategist at Yes Lifecycle Marketing
Kimberly Snyder has been published multiple times for her email marketing thought leadership in MarketingProfs, The DMNews, and Essential Guide to E-Commerce. She has also contributed to the “Crawl, Walk, Run” an email marketing strategy Book. Currently, she works as a senior marketing strategist at Yes Lifecycle Marketing where she runs multiple email programs as well as manage deliverability ratios.
Sydney Aron Sullivan - Founder at S2 Marketing
Sydney Aron Sullivan is the founder of S2 Marketing, an email marketing, and campaign management firm. She is an experienced email marketer with over ten years of experience in email and digital marketing. Sullivan has served as a consultant for SilverPop and has handled direct marketing projects for various Fortune 500 Companies.
Andy Thorpe - Product Owner at Pure 360
Andy Thorpe’s background is rich in coding, email marketing, and deliverability. For 12 years, Thorpe has worked in various roles for Pure 360, an email marketing and eCommerce software solution. With Pure 360, Thorpe has managed deliverability actions for clients, provided email marketing training, as well as fill the role as a consultant.
Tink Taylor - Founder and President at dotMailer
Tink Taylor is the founder and president of dotMailer, a user-friendly and high-end email marketing system. Before founding dotMailer, Taylor worked as a developer on a global CMS system at IBM. He has a total of 17 years of experience in communications and has worked with the likes of BBC, Shell, HP, and DHL. He is a judge for the DMA awards email category and serves on the Email Marketing Council at the Internet Advertising Bureau.
Jordie van Rijn - Independent Email Marketing & Automation Consultant at eMailMonday
Jordie van Rijn is an expert on giving advice when it comes to email marketing and automation as he had a long and successful career out of it. In his role at eMailMonday, Rijn provides strategic and operational guidance for clients using email marketing to reach their constituents. Rijn is also the Founder and Chief of emailvendorselection.com, a website that provides resources for email marketing service providers.
Matthew Vernhout - Editor in Chief at EmailKarma
Matthew Vernhout is an email marketing veteran with over 20 years of experience in ISP policies, email authentication, deliverability, GDPR, and various email compliance and regulation topics. Vernhout has been responsible for overseeing and managing billions of commercial and transactional email deliveries for multiple leading email service providers. Almost a decade ago, Vernhout decided to take his knowledge of email marketing and create EmailKarma.net, a blog that covers email marketing trends.
Dennis Wakabayashi - CX Strategist, Innovator, and Evangelist
Dennis Wakabayashi is a CX subject matter expert that shares his methodologies through his blog, wakabayashi.us. He has over 20 years of experience helping large-scale clients enhance their customer experience strategies. His advice and methodologies have been used by Wells Fargo, FedEx, McDonald’s, Starbucks, Gamestop, and other enterprises. He was named one of “The Top 25 Retailer Influencers To Keep an Eye On,” and one of “The 25 Most Influential Email Marketers You Should Follow,” by Campaign Monitor.
Tim Watson - Founder at Zettasphere
With 14 years of experience in email marketing, Tim Watson is an expert in guiding clients in optimizing their email strategy. He is the founder of Zettashpere, an organization that provides email consultancy services. In addition to founding Zettasphere, Watson is an Email Council Member for DMA where he is a part of the email best practice and partnership hub.
Chris Arrendale - Author, Speaker, Training, Privacy, Compliance, GDPR, & Consultant
Chris Arrendale is the CEO of InboxPros located in Atlanta, Georgia. Arrendale’s background is in helping companies beef up their email marketing tactics and embrace best practices when it comes to email deliverability. His main specialties are in email best practices, ISP relations, and email privacy. He is an avid Tweeter and recently published a guide for email marketers entitled “Deliverability Inferno.”
Chad White - Research Director at Litmus
Chad White is a research director at Litmus where he leads the company’s research efforts on the current state of email marketing. However, one of White’s main acts of email marketing outreach is through his book “Email Marketing Rules.” White uses the book to take readers through 150 best practices to help marketers develop strategies for long-term email marketing success. He has been a columnist for MarketingLand and had been named the “Email Marketer Thought Leader of the Year,” by Email Experience Council.
Find him on LinkedIn.
Anna Yeaman - Designer at StyleCampaign
For those looking to understand the best way to design emails for maximum engagement, look no further than Anna Yeaman. She is a designer at StyleCampaign where she helps clients design responsive and engaging emails for their constituents. She has helped clients stay up-to-date on ever-evolving email marketing trends and regularly tweets about email design best practices.
Find her on Twitter.
Justin Zhu - Co-Founder and CEO at Iterable
Justin Zhu has blended his long-term experience with software engineering with marketing automation. He is the co-founder and CEO of Iterable, a software platform that gives B2C marketers the tools to manage their own email and mobile messaging. The program also provides pre-built integrations for APIs, a nod to his past as an engineer. Zhu has worked as a software engineer at Google and built user growth systems at Twitter.
Alex Williams - Senior Vice President at Trendline Interactive
Alex Williams works as the senior vice president at Trendline Interactive and has a robust career of working in digital strategy and marketing. Williams regularly tweets about email marketing and email compliance, and shares email marketing trends to help marketers improve their approach with their own constituents.
Daniel Codella - Senior Content Marketing Manager at Wrike
Daniel Codella has used his expertise in writing and as a content marketing manager to promote best practices for content marketing. Codella has worked with ZURB, a website design company, to grow social media engagement, secure coverage in high-profile publications, and produce numerous company newsletters. He has been a contributor on Content Magazine, and currently produced lead-generating blogs and ebooks at Wrike.
Philip Storey - Founder and CEO at Enchant
Philip Storey is a CRM and marketing automation professional that has 15 years of experience in the marketing industry. He has worked to grow email marketing success for companies of all sizes and has spoken globally on the topic of email marketing best practices. He was nominated as Email Marketing Thought Leader of the year at DMA and has also been an Email Council Research and Benchmarking Hub member for some time.
Matthew Smith - Founder at Fathom & Draft
Matthew Smith is the founder of Fathom & Draft, Really Good Emails, and Atlas Local. He has a background in design and studio art that he has taken and applied to digital marketing and email design. Smith uses Fathom & Draft provides web and email design services for clients while Really Good Emails showcases engaging and responsive email designs for marketers.
Justin Khoo - Email Geek at FreshInbox
Justin Khoo has over 20 years of experience as an email developer and email marketing consultant. He has worked with the likes of eBay and Adevenix. While he has worked extensively in the field, in recent years, Khoo has started to share his knowledge of email marketing and design through his work as a writer for Email on Acid and FreshInbox. Along with writing, Khoo is the founder of Campaign Workhub, an email review and QA software.
Jaymin Bhuptani - Master Monk at Email Monks
Jaymin Bhuptani is an expert when it comes to creating attractive and responsive email designs. While his past experience is in business development and search marketing, Bhuptani’s current endeavors are as a Master Monk for Email Monks. With this organization, Bhuptani connects experienced coders with businesses to provide high-quality email design and coding.
Dan Oshinsky - Director of Newsletters
Creating newsletters is an art, and it seems to be one that Dan Oshinsky has mastered. Oshinsky began his career in media as a reporter and eventual editor, this quickly evolved into his extensive work with creating growing newsletter audiences for BuzzFeed and The New Yorker. He has used newsletters to create “courses,” developed and ran A/B test to optimize newsletters at The New Yorker, and developed successful growth strategies.
Bryan Harris - Founder at VideoFruit
Bryan Harris has eight years of experience in digital and growth marketing. He is currently the founder of Videofruit where he and his team help clients start and grow their businesses. Along with leading Videofruit, Harris has developed the Videofruit’s blog which provides insights into the company’s marketing experiments. Harris also launched Growth University, a personalized 1 on 1 coaching program for companies and agencies.
Joe Pulizzi - Founder at Content Marketing Institute
Joe Pulizzi is a speaker, entrepreneur, and author. He is one of the first individuals in the marketing sphere to use the term “content marketing.” In addition to founding multiple startups, Pulizzi is the founder of the Content Marketing Institute, a leading content marketing educational resource for businesses. He has written numerous publications and has spoken at SXSW, Fortune Magazine’s Leadership Summit, NAMM, and more.
Tim Burrowes - Founder and Content Director at Mumbrella
Tim Burrowes has over 30 years of experience in media as a reporter and editor. Early on in his career, he worked as a reporter for local news outlets in the United Kingdom and then transitioned into writing about marketing industry news in the mid-2000s as a group editor for Reeds Business Information. Currently, Burrowes is the founder of Mumbrella, one of Australia’s leading media and marketing websites.
Ros (de Vries) Hodgekiss - Customer Experience Programs Manager at Campaign Monitor
Ros Hodgekiss brings over 10 years of email marketing experience to her current role as a customer experience programs manager at Campaign Monitor. She has five years of experience in writing HTML email guides and resources for designers. She has worked at CNET Networks Australia where she worked on B2B and B2C email campaigns, handling the design, execution, and reporting for the organization's email marketing efforts.
Jaina Mistry - Email Marketing Specialist at Litmus
Jaina Mistry is an email marketing specialist and freelance writer. She specializes in email design and development and also focuses on reporting, planning, and analysis. Mistry has created email marketing campaigns and worked as an email consultant for Alchemy Worx, and has produced writings on email marketing campaign best practices for Campaign Monitor. She now works for Litmus as an email marketing specialist.
Andrew King - Senior Product Marketing Manager at Campaign Monitor
Andrew King has worked with the likes of Kia Motors, Econsultancy, and Lyris in various marketing roles. Currently, he works with Campaign Monitor as a senior product marketing manager where he develops market segments, researching competitors, and helps marketing teams improve their messaging to reach target audiences.
Ann Handley - Chief Content Officer at MarketingProfs
Ann Handley is an undeniable tour de force when it comes to helping marketers rethink the way their business markets what they do. She has been cited as “The Most Influential Woman in Social Media,” by Forbes and has also been recognized as ForbesWoman’s “Top 20 Women Bloggers.” She is a member of the LinkedIn Influencer program and the co-founder of ClickZ.com, a major news source of digital marketing news.
Joanna Wiebe - Copywriter and Founder at Copy Hackers
Joanna Wiebe has a wide range of experience with conversion-based copywriting. Her company, Copy Hacker helps clients by sharing online marketing know-how with marketers. She has also shared her marketing insights at MozCon, Opticon, INBOUND, Microconf, and many other marketing-related conferences. Wiebe is also the co-founder and head of growth at Airstory, an online content creation platform.
Demian Farnworth - Senior Writer at Lutheran Church Extension Fund
Demian Farnworth is an accomplished copywriter with a keen interest in creating copy that is clear, concise, and made for search engines. He was a copywriter at Rainmaker Digital for three years before becoming a senior writer at the Lutheran Church Extension Fund. Farnworth’s past clients include Hubspot, KISSmetrics, Treehouse, the U.S. Center for Sports Medicine, and many others.
Barry Levine - Senior Marketing Technology Reporter at MarketingLand
Barry Levine has a long history of helping companies optimize their content as well as creating engaging and helpful content of his own. Levine has a history of writing about marketing, advertising, and sales technology and acting as a consultant for the likes of Siegel and Gale, AIG Insurance, VentureBeat, and others. He currently works as a Senior Marketing Technology Reporter for MarketingLand.
Dave Chaffey - Co-Founder at smartinsights.com
Since 1997, Dave Chaffey has worked to inform the masses on useful and practical digital marketing practices. He is a bestselling author, keynote speaker, and commenter. Chaffey is the co-founder of smartinsights.com, a platform that helps marketers optimize their digital marketing practices. He also provides consulting and training services to the business members of smartinsights.com.
Chris Towland - The Restaurant Marketing Guy at Local Marketing Solutions
If you are in the hospitality or restaurant industry and are looking to improve upon your marketing efforts, Chris Towland has proven he is a viable expert on the issue whose content deserves a look. Towland has worked with hundreds of restaurants in the United States and the United Kingdom to help them optimize their marketing approaches. He shares many of his tips in his “Restaurant Marketing Success Guide,” for restaurant and hospitality marketers.
Jessica Best - Director of Data-Driven Marketing at Barkley
Data is a huge driver when it comes to creating effective marketing campaigns, and Jessica Best has used her career to help marketers realize this as well as improve their email marketing approaches. As a digital marketing evangelist at emfluence, Best led the execution of email and customer service marketing strategies for Barkley and began to share best practices on and offline. She was named the “Bob Stone Marketer of the Year” at the Kansas City Direct Marketing Association.
Jon MacDonald - President and Founder at The Good
Jon MacDonald began his career as a web designer for an advertising agency and quickly begin to connect web design with business marketing and branding. As the president and founder of The Good, MacDonald helps companies grow their revenue from their eCommerce and lead generation strategies. He is a “40 Under 40” winner and has led The Good to become one of Oregon’s top 20 fastest growing private companies.
Dave Sutton - CEO at TopRight
Dave Sutton has been blending and explaining the left and right brain aspects of marketing for decades. He is a CEO, founder, and co-author who has established himself as a pioneer of “Enterprise Marketing Management.” He has worked in helping companies to brand themselves as well as implement enterprise information systems. Sutton is the co-author of “Enterprise Marketing Management: The New Science of Marketing,” a book that guides companies through the process of creating long-term organic growth.
Summy Lau - Content Marketing Specialist at Winspire
Summy Lau is an experienced freelance writer turned inbound content marketing specialist. She uses multiple types of content to generate leads for her current company, Winspire. Lau has produced and designed everything from landing pages to eBooks to engage clients. Lau has used email blasts to develop a consumer-company relationship with a database of over 100,000 clients.
Sarah Hayes - Account Manager and Social Media Strategist at 21 Handshake
Sarah Hayes is a career-long digital marketer. As the director of marketing for the West Michigan Tourist Association she developed marketing plans and various types of media to increase awareness. Currently, she is an account manager and social media strategist for 21 Handshake, a full-service B2B marketing service organization. Hayes makes a practice of engaging prospects and customers on her social media channels.
Bill Walls - CEO at InTouch Marketing
As CEO of InTouch Marketing, Bill Walls provides marketing consulting for small and medium-sized businesses. His services address mobile text marketing, web design, B2B Marketing, and email marketing. However, Walls moves beyond consulting and gives helpful marketing insights on the InTouch Marketing blog. He covers topics like measuring KPIs, inbound marketing, social media marketing, lead generation, and more.
Jordan Behan - Founder and Strategist at Narrate Creative
Jordan Behan began his career in traditional media as a news reporter. His interest in marketing and ad sales led to a transition into marketing. His various roles in marketing led to the position of Lead Storyteller and Content Manager at Hootsuite. Behan is now the Founder and Strategist of Narrate Creative, a content strategy and inbound marketing firm for technology companies and digital agencies.
Eric Keating - Vice President of Marketing at Zaius
Eric Keating has extensive experience in working to develop marketing programs to promote SaaS products. He has worked in various marketing roles and is now the vice president of marketing at Zaius. His specialties include digital property optimization, customer-centric product roadmaps, and cross-functional team performance. Keating has shared his marketing ideas and insights at the MarTech Conference and MITX.
Mark Brownlow - Owner of Email Marketing Reports
Mark Brownlow is an author and content creator. He began his career as a research academic after graduating from the Universities of Oxford. His professional life has included stints as a journalist, business writer, and marketing consultant. Currently, Brownlow writes for SmartInsights, and in his spare time reimagines popular fiction titles in the form of emails.
Find him on Twitter.