Content production is tough. Keeping inspired and top of trends is not easy. However, there are some great resources out there from the top marketers in the industry that can help you keep ideas flowing and your content production speedy and successful.
Here are some of our favourite content marketing and social media podcasts, webinars and conferences that you need to know about.
If you don’t know who Gary Vee is, what rock have you been hiding under for the past decade? An internet celeb that knows all there is to know about marketing and entrepreneurship. His podcast takes a simple but effective form. He takes live questions from his Twitter audience who use the #AskGaryVee. Gary picks a few good questions and focuses his show on answering them. The contentious and unrehearsed answers provide unique insights for listeners.
Trying to up your Instagram game? Hashtag Authentic is the podcast you have been searching for. Host Sara Tasker is an expert in all things Instagram and shares her unique take on social media marketing. She covers topics from accountability to how to build communities. Her delivery is engaging and she is an excellent interviewer.
The business of digital has almost 200 episodes (and they are still making more). Topics cover almost every question you could have about marketing, from SEO and analytics to social media and content.
Hosts Mat Siltala and Dave Rohrer have an excellent rapport and unique perspectives on each topic giving you insights you wouldn't get from listening to one host alone.
Do you run an e-commerce store? Ecommerce influence is the podcast you need in your life. They discuss topics from SEO to Facebook marketing, but always with a focus on how to approach these marketing channels as an e-commerce business. New episodes air almost every week with actionable insight you can put into your e-commerce marketing strategy.
Digital Marketing Institute has a bunch of free webinars that you can watch on-demand. Their webinars cover everything from the basics of social media to the Chinese e-commerce market.
Each webinar is hosted by an expert in their field and is normally around an hour long. This in-depth form of content allows you to get into the nitty-gritty of a marketing topic and further develop your understanding beyond a surface level.
If you are a marketer, we know you have missed heading out to conferences. Not only the goody bags and free drink tickets but the immense amount of knowledge you absorb over a two or three day period.
Well COVID may mean that many conferences have pressed pause this year, but a few such as AdWorld have gone online. From May 3-5 of 2021, you can sign up and listen to a tonne of content marketing, SEO, and social experts deliver live presentations and share insights they have learnt from their previous projects.
Looking for a live conference where you can mingle with other marketers and learn all about the latest and greatest Marketing Tech? Well, MarTech is going ahead in November of 2021.
The four main focuses of the event will be:
Big names from across the industry will be giving in-person talks and one-to-one classes.
Digital Marketing World Forum Global will be a completely online event taking place in June. If you do want to go to an in-person conference, they will be hosting DMWF in Amsterdam in November 2021.
Speakers from major brands such as Coca-Cola, HP, and Amazon will deliver talks on everything from digital innovation to influencer marketing.
While not hosting a live London DigiMarCon until 2022, you can attend the Live and OnDemand conference in November. The DigiMarConfrence is always a learning experience with marketing experts dropping exciting knowledge that steers your content strategy for the coming year.
Virtual events have become the trend this year, for obvious reasons but are still very much worth your time to attend. The knowledge you can gain from listening to experts speak through podcasts, webinars and conferences are unmatched. You get a quick peek into the brain of these industry leaders and start to see why it is they are so successful and how you can use their insights to grow your business.
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