Top 10 Digital Marketing Experts to watch 2016
Top 10 Digital Marketing Experts to watch 2016 has been a tough one to compile. 2015 saw the meteoric rise of giants like Joe Pulizzi and Ryan Deiss. Writing an article about the people that might just be walking in their shoes in the coming future was no easy task.
Their are many great Digital Marketing Experts that didn’t make this years list. Not because we didn’t think they were good enough but because their is just so much incredible competition this year that it was hard to choose. A couple of our favorite are listed in honorable mentions bellow.
So without further ado here’s our Top 10 Digital Marketing Experts (DMEs) to watch 2016 and why they deserve to be on this list.
1) Sarah Edwards
Hard working proactive mompreneur Sarah Edwards is top on this years Top 10 Digital Marketing Experts to watch 2016 not only because shes a local Brisbane based DME but because she has used her skills and experience gained while working for some of Australia’s largest institutes to take here own company ( Boxtagon ) from zero to one of Brisbane’s hottest new fitness facilities in just 11 months.
Sarah is currently Director of Rx Marketing where she and her team provide valuable advise and services to hundreds of Entrepreneurs and business owners. Defiantly one to watch for 2017.
2) Ryan Campbell
This award winning strategic thinker loves to solve problems. Solid content marketer with a keen interest in social media. His blog is packed full of valuable content, everything form website security to trend analytics. Great content.
We highly recommend you check out his blog bellow.
Ryan is currently managing partner over at Bludev Consulting, a small technology marketing company based in California.
3) Phil Smith
This guy is an all round legend. Veteran Digital Marketer building online businesses since 1998, Phil Smith has a wide rage of skills and experience that make him a top expert in this field. He’s worked with many fortune 500 companies including IBM, Intel and HP.
His company PFS Marketing has some incredibly powerful lead generation tools and some real strong digital marketing experience. He provides so much valuable content on his site and they sell high quality up to date lead data. This guy is a real expert and really deserves to be on our Top 10 Digital Marketing Experts to watch 2016. Great guy.
4) Jasmine Sandler
An award winning author and keynote speaker, Jasmine really simplifies the most complex digital marketing concepts and makes the process fun! She provides High quality video trainings and advice tips.
Listed in the top 40 Global Marketing Strategists and top 100 SEO influencer in the world!
She has a strong focus on Social Media Marketing and selling and she gets results. Numerous testimonial declare here as a true expert in the field and she gets on the Top 10 Digital Marketing Experts to watch 2016 for not only being awesome at what she does but for how much she gives back. Jasmine really contributes to the DME community and could be the next Ryan Deiss.
5) Michael Field
Michael runs a small marketing agency in Sydney Australia. He and his team have built a great client base of solid clients who really trust him and see them as a top authority.
His tweets are very insightful show a consistent stream of happy retweets of the people he has worked with.
The reason Micheal is on this years Top 10 Digital Marketing Experts to watch 2016 is because of the great work he has done with the many charities and not-for-profit organizations. An all round great guy.
6) David Sayce
David is very active on Social Media (As any good DME should be) and his posts are always fresh on on trending topics. He knows his audience well and puts many good points across in his blog posts on why the members of his target audience should invest in his services.
This London based DME is not afraid to talk politics and engage in controversial discussions. He has a good 1:4 ratio of created to shared and makes good use of @ marks and # Hashtagging.
7) Rafi Chowdhury
Chowdhury really knows his tech. His website has a wealth of tech tools tools which you can use to improve your SEO, Design your site better and improve your content marketing. This is powerful stuff. He has an international client base many of whom give some amazing testimonials.
His branding, content marketing and everything from his colors to his fonts on his website are on point and consistent. Consistency is the number 1 thing in Digital Marketing if there’s anything Chowdhury does well it’s consistency. Fresh, clean and informative graphics all over his and his clients sites suggests he works with some great graphic designers and he knows what converts. Check out some of his cases studies to see just how much this dude rocks!
8) Cloe Ingram
Apart from being the cutest person on the Top 10 Digital Marketing Experts to watch 2016, (her warm bubbly smile and general positive out look in the picture on her homepage just shouts “I’m a cool person to do business with”) she’s also a Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM UK based Marketing qualification).
Her website is crisp and clean with very well though out fonts and colors that just really work well together. Also like many of the people on this years list, Cloe is very Social Media focused, as they should be because chances are everyone in your audience hangs out in at least one of these Social Media sites. Check out her blog here, it’s a very interesting read.
9) Emilie Visser
Like myself this young lady is a well traveled and well rounded SME. She is very professional and also speaks multiple languages (how cool is that!). She has worked for many large institutions such Club med, PIXmania ect and she also works with SMEs (Small to Medium sized Enterprises) too.
We chose Emilie not only because of here skill and qualifications but also because she’s a nomad, and most of us here at CreatingYour.com like to think of ourselves as nomads too. So it’s for this reason and many others she makes our Top 10 Digital Marketing Experts to watch 2016.
10) Nicole Jensen
Social Media! it seems social media is the theme for this years Top 10 Digital Marketing Experts to watch 2016 and Miss Nicole Jensen is no exception. Maintaining an active, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Google+, YouTube, Vine and flickr accounts this woman is not hard to find and that’s a good thing for a DME as the goal of a DME is to get noticed and get their clients noticed.
Shes creative and driven 2 things every DME needs to have to succeed . She’s a little bit quirky and thinks outside the box. Her events are always fun and engaging whilst getting key influencer to discuss the topic at hand. Nicole is also based in Brisbane and give many informative talks on Social Media, Content Marketing and Personal branding and these are our favorite topics. So we thought she deserved a spot on this years Top 10 Digital Marketing Experts to watch 2016. You rock Nicole!
We wanted to add a few more honorable mentions as we felt they deserved to to be recognized for the great work they are doing in this industry too.
- Tai Lopez, whilst technically not a professional DME Tai is known for being an influencer and he has a wealth of knowledge to offer in his accelerator program.
- Claire Hartley, A London based Graphic Designer who her photography and graphic design to help DMEs market their products. Smart girl.
- Marcus G Coelho, Marcus is a Brazil based Software developer and Systems administrator who recently retrained as a DME and is already making a name for himself.
With that said we know there are some amazing up and coming DMEs out their so if you didn’t make this year’s list check back again, you may just be on next year’s one.