Imagebox professionals strive to stay up-to-date with the latest technology trends and advances. We spend a little bit of time each day soaking in new information from expert blogs and top industry resources. Need ideas for blogs and websites that will inspire your design or help you stay up-to-date on the latest industry news? Take some advice from our experts:
John Mahood, Owner & Creative Director
HubSpot’s marketing blog provides training and resources for inbound marketers. HubSpot is also a popular paid tool for inbound marketing campaigns.
Fast Company is a blog that keeps up with the changing business world by focusing on the industry’s most creative individuals. They set the agenda for the “best and next practices” to “help a new breed of leader work smarter and more effectively.”
Brad Meucci, Account Manager
Moz (what used to be SEOMoz) provides tips and tricks for improving techniques used in inbound marketing, SEO and website.
Seth Godin is a best-selling author and marketer whose blog consists of his take on marketing and the spread of ideas.
Thad Bloom, Senior Web Developer
According to its website, “A List Apart explores the design, development, and meaning of web content, with a special focus on web standards and best practices.”
Caitlin Ewing, Senior Graphic Designer
The Abduzeedo blog features articles and daily photographs for design inspiration. It also offers tutorials covering the most-used design software.
Brand New, a division of UnderConsideration, posts examples of corporate branding identity, some pieces including reviews and opinions on their quality.
Jessica Brown, Strategic Storyteller
Copyblogger, renowned as “probably the most well-known and widely followed copywriting blog out there,” provides tips for creating compelling content and engaging people with your brand, as well as tips for SEO and keyword research.
The ReadWrite blog provides news and reviews of online technology.
Chad Warren, Web Developer
This “kind of blog casserole” mashes entertainment and social media news into a delightful bundle of information for techies.
Part of the Tuts+ Network, Nettuts+ offers information and tutorials to help web developers improve their web design techniques.
JD Tinney, Web Developer
According to their Facebook, Engadget is a “web magazine with obsessive daily coverage of everything new in gadgets and consumer electronics.”
Bethany Bloise, Interactive Marketer
TopRank blog posts focus on SEO, social media, public relations and content marketing, including industry insights, interviews and live blogging.
KISSMetrics offers insight and analyses of Google databases such as Analytics and AdWords. It is also a paid service that assists marketers in using these Google services, claiming to know “what Google Analytics can’t tell you.”
Looks like we cover a lot of information between the eight of us! To start forming your own list of go-to industry resources, try following industry professionals on your social media and monitoring your Twitter, Google+ and Linkedin feeds for information shared by your friends.