There are thousands of marketers and entrepreneurs have expressed their thoughts via books or works.I have got a chance to meet physically only a few of them but these marketing gurus have influenced me and my works.
Top 50 entrepreneurs and marketers Guru forever
So I am going to mention top 50 marketers and entrepreneurs who supposed to most prominent of them are Top 50 entrepreneurs and marketers Guru influenced me and my business.
1. Steve Jobs :
He was the chairman, co-founder and CEO of Apple Inc. I am blind fan of his marketing style and he was an aggressive and demanding guru in corporate and IT world.
2. Peter Drucker :
He is not only well known for his writings on decentralization but also simplification in marketing style. He is also advocated respect for workers in any industry. He also expressed the notion of company’s primary responsibility was serving customers instantly.
3. Warren Buffet:
Warren Buffet is one of the well known for investing, business and philanthropy over his books and works. His discipline and ethics are most well known among the corporate world bosses. We remember him for his famous quote “we enjoy the process far more than the proceeds” which is till applicable in corporate world.
4. David Aaker :
David Aaker is one of the greatest master at branding and project planning. His outstanding contribution to the field of marketing can change any business firm with in few months.I have seen as his books always present the theories of marketing with mixing of real life experiences.
5. Tom Peters :
Tom Peters is known for hitting the bull’s eye rather than beating about the bush instantly. We love his famous quotes “Love You Competitors” has a lot of meaning, provided you understand better marketing world.
6. Jim Collins :
Jim Collins is known to us because of his clear titles of his books as well as its contents on entrepreneurship and marketing. His book ” Good to Great ; Why Some Companies make the lead …. And Others Don’t ” till inspires me .
7. Jack Welch :
Jack Welch was the head of GE which had 300 separate businesses but he restructured GE by resorting to huge layoffs of the real time market and founded the doctrine of exclusively maintaining operations of each and every sector.
8. Malcom Gladwell :
Malcom Gladwell is a think tank of corporate world till date as his book “The Tipping Point” has played an excellent performance in public relation, marketing or communication professionals as well as corporate bosses doctrine.
9. Al Ries :
Al Ries may be the best think tank of e-entrepreneurs.His best quote is “Marketing is not selling. Marketing is building a brand in the mind of the prospect.” The other famous quote is “To be a good marketing person you have to know all these tactics, and then you have got to select the right tactic to win your particular battle.” Those are played a long term roles in corporate world.
10. Mark Flavin :
Mark Flavin is one of successful entrepreneur who has started his journey from ZERO and become successful marketing guru.We remember him for his quotes on marketing is as follows: “There is only one way to climb a mountain, step by step.”
11. Ted Koppel :
Ted Koppel has brainstorming power to convert any thing and any where .This English-born American broadcast journalist has expressed in his quotes “In the days of Caesar, kings had fools and jesters. Now network presidents have anchormen.” which is influenced thousands till date.
12. Chris Rempel :
The king of affiliate marketing is Chris Rempel who says “I have laid everything out on a silver platter, and yet, the sad fact of the matter is that a large number of people who read this book won’t do a damn thing about it. And yet, they will somehow be the victim.” So we can easily determine his excellency .
13. Thomas Nagle :
Thomas Nagle is not only an American philosopher but also University Professor of Philosophy and Law at New York University . He has quoted “There is a tendency to seek an objective account of everything before admitting its reality.”Hence our thinking has no limit on the eyes of marketing.14. Wroe Alderson :
Wroe Alderson is one of his most famous marketing think tank or modern corporate world. His famous quote says “A Primary objective of marketing theory is to explore the various roads toward marketing efficiency.”
15. P.T Barnum :
He was an American showman, businessman, scam artist and entertainer and his success mantra “Every man’s occupation should be beneficial to his fellow-man as well as profitable to himself. All else is vanity and folly.”
16. Sam Walton :
Samuel Moore alias Sam Walton was an American businessman and entrepreneur who is better known as the founder of Sam’s club and Wall-mart. His marketing skill and the attention drawing strategies till useful in corporate world.
17. Philip Knight :
Philip Hampson alias Phil Knight is an American business magnate and philanthropist who is known for being the chairman and chief executive officer of Nike inc.
18. Neil McElroy :
Neil Hosler McElroy was United States Secretary of Defense but he was known for the general manager at Procter and Gamble where he focused on training, development of managerial competence and expansion of the product line and marketing which till influenced by millions of corporate personnel.
19. Philip Kotler :
Philip Kotler is the S.C. Johnson & Son and a professor of International Marketing at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.He is the author of book “A Framework for Marketing Management” which is one of the best seller B2B book around the globe till date.
20. Theodore Levitt :
He is an American economist and professor at Harvard Business School.His famous quote on marketing “Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things” and this has become a mantra for entrepreneurs.
21. George Day :
George Day is a Geoffrey T.Boisi professor of marketing at Whaton university of Pennsylvania and Co-Director of the Mack Center for Technological Innovation. His famous book is “Strategic Marketing Planning the Pursuit of Competitive Advantage” which is till one of the best selling great one.
22. Michael Porter :
Michael Eugene Porter is the Bishop William Lawrence University Professor at Harvard Business School. who is one of the most respected marketing gurus in modern world.
23. Seth Godin :
Seth Godin is an American entrepreneur, author and public speaker who is better known as marketing guru of entrepreneurs around the globe.He focuses on the consumer behavior in marketing and entrepreneurship real mantras.
24. Mike Filsaime :
Michael J. Filsaime alias Mike Filsaime is an American author, software developer, personal improvement coach, social media expert and business consultant who is better known as Internet Marketing guru of gurus.His famous book is Butterfly Marketing. The concepts are mentioned easily in his books those are till useful in internet marketing filed.
25. Willie Crawford :
Willie Crawford is one of the world’s leading joint venture expert and internet marketing mentor.His teaching based on Internet Marketing and time management mantras.His e-books become a popular tools for internet marketing professionals.
26. Ewen Chia :
Ewen Chia is one of the most successful Asian Internet Marketing Guru and Expert Affiliate Marketer who hails from Singapore.He is one of the famous author of books on internet marketing and working from home through the internet. He is well established an expert affiliate marketing guru .
27. Eric Rockefeller :
Eric Rockefeller is one of the most successful affiliate marketers around the globe who has been considered crazy for mentioning that there one may not need pay per click advertising campaign for inviting more traffic to any website just do as he has done .
28. Tellman Knudson :
Tellman Knudson is the CEO and ultra distance runner and Overcome Everything Inc who is also a Certified Hypnotherapist and NLP Practitioner Expert. He has expressed a view in his book that asking questions is a tremendously powerful thing so ask advice from people who are smarter and people who have done those you are trying to do.
29. Costa Dedes :
Costa Dedes is an Internet marketer who gets success via his book “Tom Traffic System” where he has explained nearly all the aspects of internet marketing and e-entrepreneurship mantras.
30. Nick Nelson :
Nick Nelson is one of the famous public relationship expert who catches the minds of corporate bosses.He writes in books such as the most expensive marketing is that does n’t work which depend on client’s relationships with this idea in mind and produce marketing campaigns .
31. Gary Vaynerchuk :
Gary Vaynerchuk is one of the co-founder and CEO of a social media brand consulting agency, video blogger, co-owner and director of operations of a retail store, and an author and public speaker of various entrepreneur seminars.He has the power to bring an abundance of energy to any event .Any one admires as an inspiration.
32. David Meerman Scott :
David Meerman Scott is an American online marketing strategies guru , and author of several books on marketing such as The New Rules of Marketing and PR.He is an expert in the field of corporate marketing strengths and weaknesses who marketers would love to meet face-to-face on the ground.
33. Chris Brogan :
Chris Brogan is an American well known author, journalist, marketing consultant, and frequent speaker about social media marketing strategies.I think ,there is no one who does n’t love Brogan ! He is a true social media guru and an incredibly pleasant and helpful person for any business.
34. Brian Solis :
Brian Solis is one of the best American industry analyst who is an expert of new marketing and communications for corporate world.His long association has made him an expert with many insights of real industry.
35. Mitch Joel :
Mitch Joel is a noted American journalist and publicist who is also the president of Twist Image, a digital marketing agency and the founder partner cum president of Distort Entertainment.He has already become a social media marketing guru in the US and hopefully soon in Europe and around the globe.
36. Tony Hsieh :
Tony Hsieh is an American internet entrepreneur guru and venture capitalist who is also the CEO of the online shoe and clothing shop Zappos.He has revolutionized customer relationship management and would be the best expert to speak on marketing and entrepreneurship.
37. Jeremiah Owyang :
Jeremiah Owyang is one of the best Industry Analyst in the US and founder of Altimeter Group.There is no doubt as he is one of the best expert to review technology related products .He is also a guru of social media with experience on both the vendor and brand side as recent survey says like so.
38. Robert Scoble :
Robert Scoble is a pioneer American professional blogger and technical evangelist who is well known for his blog Scobleizer .He has expressed in a seminar that SEO is n’t important and SEM should be renamed OM for Online Marketing to represent the ‘holistic approach’ that small business owners need to take.
39. Guy Kawasaki :
Guy Kawasaki is a Silicon Valley venture capitalist, bestselling author and an employee of Apple inc.He has glorified his experience in his books which are inspired many entrepreneurs and startups. There is no one in corporate world boss who does not know Guy Kawasaki.
40. Ken McArthur :
Ken McArthur is an expert author, marketing guru, legendary creator of Impact, and the resident expert in forming partnerships and collaborations in corporate world.Recently I have read his book named as Impact: How to Get Noticed, Motivate Millions and Make a Difference in a Noisy World,” which is deeply inspired me .
41. Felicia Slattery :
Felicia Slattery is an expert communication consultant, speaker, and coaching guru communication trainers.She teaches Felicia teaches the value of being able to communicate effectively in any format which can make successful entrepreneur.42. Bob the Teacher :
Bob Jenkins alias Bob the Teacher is an internet business marketing teacher who is become a celebrity marketing guru.Bob teaches the method how to use a variety of marketing tools and not be afraid of them. Tele-seminars, squeeze pages, mind mapping, Squidoo, Twitter,Hubpages and many more.
43. Darren Rowse :
Darren Rowse is an Australian professional blogger, expert speaker, consultant guru and founder of ProBlogger.He is also the editor and founder of Digital Photography School and SnapnDeals. He has written some best selling e-books which makes him more popular than before. Affiliate marketing and job board marketing are his another credit.
44. Ken Evoy :
Ken Evoy is a Canadian toy maker who is also the founder and Chairman of the Board of SiteSell and Site Build It for web building and hosting.Ken teaches the importance of a content-rich site for business in virtual world as well as real world.
45 .Marlon Sanders :
Marlon Sanders is considered as a founding fathers of Internet Marketing in the UK. His famous book “The Amazing Formula that Sells Products Like Crazy” is one of my favorite till date.His lots of great products and Marlon’s Marketing In a Minute newsletter are always attract the newbie entrepreneurs as well as established corporate bosses.
46 . Mike Litman :
Mike Litman is a professor of Concordia University, Wisconsin who knows your dream and attach action to it which surely will bring to you the success.He is the author of the best-selling book “Conversations With Millionaires.” There is no doubt any one can be inspired from his book.
47. Carrie Wilkerson :
Carrie Wilkerson hails from Dallas ,USA who is better known as “The Barefoot Executive “.She teaches professionally and personally the corporate life to teaching high school to sales, to information marketing, consulting, and even virtual service provider.She shows real-life examples and tough love translates to every audience, gender, genre and generation as a speaker.
48 . Wendy Y. Bailey :
Wendy Y Bailey hails from Atlanta who is a certified life and business coach with a passion for coaching groups based on persuasive marketing, sensory learning and influence. She is not only a group coaching expert but also coach of coaches who can show how to incorporate skills into business model.
49. Allan Gardyne :
Allan Gardyne is one of the pioneer Australian Internet marketing guru with a very surprising distinction of Entrepreneurship and affiliate marketing.He is the founder and owner of AssociatePrograms which disappointes me. Any one wants to know how to make a living as an affiliate marketer then must connect this guru.
50 . Mark Hendricks :
Mark Hendricks is an Internet entrepreneur who is the founder of the Internet-Success-System. Hendricks drew upon his 25 years of experience in sales and marketing. He reveals The Secret, the popular Oprah-endorsed book that holds the keys to success in life .Any one can easily get in touch with this marketing guru.