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7 Online Influencers in Digital Marketing To Look Out For In 2017

Thus, many companies have adopted digital marketing strategies to continue to promote their products and services to these users via these channels.

Thursday December 01, 2016,

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The rise of the social web has given rise to many a channel and formats for reaching out to potential customers. However, as this industry has grown, a number of big names have emerged from the market. These top online influencers in the digital marketing world have managed to change the market for the better.

I have a table calendar resting on my personal table at home with my name, and birthday wishes printed on it. It always makes me smile a little whenever my glance reaches that calendar. You guys must have guessed about it being a gift, correct?

Yes, it was a gift, but not from any of my friends, or a loved one, but from a mobile network company that i have been using since years. It’s amusing, isn’t it? They also sent a personal birthday card with this gift. A little too much from a telecommunications company it seemed then, but today when I give it a thought, it was one of the purest examples of personalized marketing. 

Deep Patel

Deep Patel is a serial entrepreneur and marketer, and the author of A Paperboy’s Fable. Most recently, he spoke at A.T. Kearney’s Consumers@250 event on a panel of 30 Fortune 500 A-list execs, including the CEO’s of Foot Locker and Warby Parker, and executives from Google and Spotify.

He is an author of A Paperboy’s Fable: The 11 Principles of Success, dubbed as the ‘best book for entrepreneurs in 2016’ by Entrepreneur Magazine. It was also featured by Forbes and Inc Magazine.

Nicolas Cole

Nicolas Cole is a writer and essayist, and Top Writer on Quora. He is an author, columnist for Inc Magazine, and a Top Writer on Quora with over 13,000,000 article views. He has his work published in TIME, Forbes, Fortune, The Huffington Post, Entrepreneur, Business Insider, and more.He is best known for writing true stories about self-development.

Pratik Kanada

Featured in YourStory, AppFutura, and SmallBizTrends; Contributor to HuffingtonPost, Entrepreneur, Inc42, YourStory, Wealthy Gorilla, Business, e27, Business2Community, Tech.co, Influencive, Pratik Kanda is CEO of 360 Degree Technosoft, a paramount mobile application development company and Founder of The App Entrepreneur.

Pratik is proficient in mobile app development, social media strategies, mobile marketing, and digital lead traction. He writes for the same on various blogs and gives important insights to the readers. His Company 360 Degree Technosoft ranks in the Top 10 mobile app development companies globally.

Bhavik Sarkhedi

Author of The Weak Point Dealer & ‘Will You Walk A Mile?’; Contributing Author to Entrepreneur.com, Elite Daily, YourStory.com, e27.co, Inc42.com, BusinessZone, Influencive, Business.com, and Techinasia, Guest Poster at LifeHacker, BuzzFeed, InternetBillboards, BroBible, Bhavik Sarkhedi is the Founder of ‘Write Right’ and a helping partner to many Content Marketing Business across India.

He has garnered his name after he left his full time Mechanical Engineering job. Risk Taker, Enthusiast and Passionate, Bhavik Sarkhedi is a Content Writer, Solopreneur, CEO and a published author today. 

Josh Steimle

He has published 200+ articles in publications like Forbes, Entrepreneur, Mashable, TechCrunch, Inc., and Time. His article 56 Contributors to Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc., and More Tell How They Got The Opportunity has garnered a lot of traction among the entrepreneurs and aspiring leaders.

John Nemo

He is a former Associated Press reporter, a professional speaker, and the author of seven books. John Nemo is the author of the Amazon bestseller LinkedIn Riches.

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Bio- Co-author of 'Will You Walk A Mile?' with Bhavik Sarkhedi