My Top 29 Communications Blogs / Sites of 2009…

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Let’s face it, December is a write off, so getting this done now…

The complete communicator – someone who has knowledge and insight across every platform and discipline – pipe dream? Well, possibly, but no harm in trying.

Via these blogs (to varying degrees), I’ve tried my best to stay as tooled up as possible in 2009…hopefully you find them as useful as I have…

All-Rounders

1. Simon Mainwaring: The Blog – A great creative and strategic mind, and incredibly helpful

2. Dave Fleet – Interesting look at the crossover between disciplines

3. .Think – A Brainstorm blog about design, marketing, branding and much more

4. What’s Next Blog – BL Ochman on anything and everything

5. Social Media Today – Yep, in the right spot, looks at all comms disciplines…and does it well

Advertising

6. Beyond Madison Avenue – Advertising insights that always offer value

7. Make The Logo Bigger – Another one that looks at convergence but with a personal touch

8. Great Ads – What it says on the tin, a great spot to check out some great stuff

Brand

9. Brand Strategy Insider – Bevy of brand building goodness

10. Brandtelling– What word of mouth is all about

PR / Media

11. Stedavies.com– Been at it for five years, puts together a mean list

12. The Media Blog – Nice look into all things media

13. PR Sarah Evans – Great at packaging up recent activity / case studies, also serves up insights of value

Social Media / Marketing / Blogging

14. Conversation Agent – The queen of online conversations

15. That Canadian Girl – Covers it all, penchant for gadgets

16. Dosh Dosh – Marketing and blogging tips, alongside social media strategies

17. The Jordan Rules – Focuses on user experience and strategy (good for tips too)

18. Scobleizer – Nice tech focus, good fun too

19. Matt Singley’s Blog – Big favourite of mine, good stuff by the bucket load

20. SocialMedia.biz – A real ‘pulse’ blog, one worth checking in on regularly

Sports Marketing

21. Sports Networker – Sports and Social media…nice ol’ mix

22. Take A Peck – Jason Peck’s look at sports and social media…lists aplenty too

Trends

23. Trendspotting: The Blog – Internet trends, marketing and predictions

24. Digital Trends – A source for everything in the tech space

Odds and ends

25. Old Media, New Tricks – A great source of innovative thinking

26. Broadcasting Brain – A blend of creativity and pyschology

27. Design and Advertising Goodness – (And badness), nice spot to scroll, and scroll, and scroll…

28. Amy Stein Photos – Pics and creativity from a New Yorker (just a nice bit of variety for me)

29. Soshable – Last but not least, a simple look at social media and loads more

Thank god for RSS!

AV

9 Comments

  • Reply November 15, 2009

    Matt Singley

    Wow, very honored to be on such an amazing list…thanks so much Adam. And thanks for putting this together, there are a few on here that I’m not already subscribed to, but will do so now. Have a great week!

  • Reply November 15, 2009

    B.L. Ochman

    Thank you so much for including me in this stellar company. a bunch of my faves are on this list.
    BL

  • Reply November 15, 2009

    Jason Peck

    Thanks so much for including me in this list!

  • Reply November 15, 2009

    Stephen Davies

    Thanks for including me, Adam. Much appreciated.

  • Reply November 15, 2009

    Adam Vincenzini

    Thanks for the “thank you’s” – I really am appreciative of you guys for sharing such great stuff on a constant basis.
    Adam

  • Reply November 15, 2009

    Mark Dykeman

    Adam, thanks for including Broadcasting Brain on your list. I’m in very good company here, so it’s an honor.

  • Reply November 16, 2009

    Daniel Honigman

    Thanks for throwing OMNT on this list, Adam. It’s easy to list sites like Mashable, etc., but you have some good ones — and some surprises — on here.

  • Reply November 16, 2009

    Sarah Evans

    Adam, Thank you for a “not the same blogs I see on every list” list. I’m looking few that I haven’t visited right now. 🙂

  • Reply November 17, 2009

    Vero Pepperrell

    Adam, Thank you for the mention! Great list, including a few I’d not seen before, so thanks for taking the time to putting this together.

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