It is not hard to spend a great portion of the day reading blogs, especially the ones relevant to marketing, branding, green marketing, and customer retention marketing. Here are the ones that I read on a regular basis:

Australian Marketing Magazine Bloggers — bloggers at Australia’s leading marketing magazine.

Brand Rich — email and Internet marketing tips.

Branding Strategy Insider — some of the best current writing about branding.

Customer Experience Matters — tips and stories on building loyalty through customer experience.

Keeping Good Customers — tips, stories, and research on how to use Customer Retention Marketing to increase customer loyalty.

Mark Neely’s Blog – 3rd Horizon — interesting writing on a wide range of marketing topics from a strong personality.

Marketing Interactions — focuses on B2B marketing and content marketing.

Marketing KnowHow — the blog of Harvard Professor John Quelch, best known for his research on marketing.

Marketing Profs Daily Fix — great mix of articles and guest posts on anything marketing related.

Steven Howard Marketing Blog — I’d be remiss if I did not include my own blog on this list. We write about customer retention marketing, corporate branding, green marketing, sales management and other marketing topics.

The Big Fat Marketing Blog — the Chief Marketer Blog contains good content, though highly U.S. centric.

The Marketing Fray — hot debates, lively discussions and new takes on marketing from the folks at Copernicus Marketing.