heavyweightsEvery Sunday I scroll down through my Google Reader to catch up on some of the best small business marketers I know. I thought I would share some of the best with you-some of the real heavyweights in the blogosphere. Feel free to add to the list.

  1. Copyblogger:  I have made more money by reading this blog.  Here’s what’s new:  Steal This Trick:  The Number One Secret of Confident Bloggers.
  2. Google Hot Trends:  Discover what people are searching for on a daily basis.    Not really a blog, but well worth keeping track of.
  3. Hello My Name is Scott: Scott has a style that’s both educational and entertaining.
  4. HubSpot.com: The HubSpot Inbound Internet Marketing blog covers all of inbound marketing – SEO, Blogging, Social Media, Landing Pages, Lead Generation and Analytics- Must Read!.
  5. Jim’s Marketing Blog: I’ve gleaned several little nuggets of pure small business marketing gold from this blog.  The latest:  Start with Gold
  6. Entrepreneur.com:  All things small business here. I like the question they ask every Friday.
  7. Seth’s Blog:  Seth isn’t a typical blogger.  Sometimes I get what he says, sometimes I don’t.  His latest:  The Best Podcast/Radio Show of All Time.
  8. Mental Floss.com: Not really a marketing or small business blog, this one is just plain stuff and nonsense.  Great for a diversion to clear your mind or to brush up on your trivia knowledge.  Here’s a sample:  10 Halloween traditions.
  9. Trendwatching.com:  A must read to keep up on the mind of your customer, and where things are going so that your company can keep up and take advantage of opportunities.  October’s Trend:  Nowism
  10. ProBlogger:   The blog of Darren Rowse who wrote the book,  Problogger:  Secrets to Blogging Your Way to a Six Figure Income. This book is really the culmination of all of his years of blogging experience.  He knows what works and what doesn’t, and he shares it with you.
  11. Small Business Trends:  Just a sample:  5 Killer Press Releases for Small Business
  12. Mashable.com:  The ultimate social media resource guide.
  13. The Future Buzz: by Adam Singer  A recent post:  Thoughts on an influence audience.

What are you favorite blogs?  Comment here by Nov 6th, and a random winner will get a free copy of the book:  Twitter Power, by Joel Comm.