There are many great companies and individuals doing absolutely fantastic work as online change agents. Look for players that help provide fun, positive and educating content that will grow your knowledge base and help you become more valuable to you clients.

Here are a few of my favorites:

 

Branding

Simon Sinek:  Why should customers want to do business with you?  It’s not what you
do, it’s why you do it.  View his Ted Talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/simon_sinek_how_great_leaders_inspire_action

Seth Godin:   Branding expert, marketer extraordinaire!   Follow his blog and daily
email.  Author of the “Purple Cow”,  transform your business by being remarkable. W
ebsite: http://www.sethgodin.com/sg/

Social Media:

Gary Vanynerchuk:  One of the most interesting, high energy and knowledgeable
folks on the internet.  Follow on Twitter @garyvee 
Website: https://www.garyvaynerchuk.com/

SEO:

Follow Search Engine Land,  @sengineland
Best SEO podcast: https://twitter.com/bestSEOpodcast

10 most recommended SEO books for 2017:   http://www.nigcworld.com/wp/10-recommended-seo-books-2013/#.WDO2tqIrKF0                      

Web Design:

Chris Coyler: Design Articles, Tips and Tricks  https://css-tricks.com/

Webtegrity: Web design Tutorials and training  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNypAJ8N90o6D2sLGZRVGnw