AdAge Launches “Power 150” Marketing Blogs: We're in by the skin of our teeth

Ian Lurie

AdAge took over the Power 150 Marketing Blogs site, and look who’s lurking around #145:

So, taking a page from my own book, how will I move up?

  1. Spend more time commenting on other folks’ blogs, so they know I exist.
  2. Do more tutorials. Those seem to attract a lot of attention.
  3. Write deeper stuff. Less time bragging about getting into the top 150 on some marketing blog list. Wait…

If I get to the top 50 I’m buying myself a new hybrid…

Ian Lurie
CEO & Founder

Ian Lurie is CEO and founder of Portent and the EVP of Marketing Services at Clearlink. He's been a digital marketer since the days of AOL and Compuserve (25 years, if you're counting). He's recorded training for, writes regularly for the Portent Blog and has been published on AllThingsD, Smashing Magazine, and TechCrunch. Ian speaks at conferences around the world, including SearchLove, MozCon, Seattle Interactive Conference and ad:Tech. He has published several books about business and marketing: One Trick Ponies Get Shot, available on Kindle, The Web Marketing All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies, and Conversation Marketing. Follow him on Twitter at portentint, and on LinkedIn at

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