Twitter is hands down the social media of choice in the worlds of marketing and startups. If you're not on it yet, what are you waiting for?. There’s nowhere else on the web you can get news and conference updates quicker. Here are some accounts you should be watching:
Neil Patel (@neilpatel)
Neil is one of the best-known faces in SEO. He’s extremely active on his website, offering up eye-opening and educational marketing tips on a regular basis.
Ann Handley (@MarketingProfs)
Ann is a partner in MarketingProfs, and according to Forbes, the most influential woman in working in social media marketing today (as well as Wall Street Journal’s best-selling author of What To Add.
Rand Fishkin (@randfish)
When the name Rand Fishkin comes up, most think of SEO and Moz. Rand’s been in the online marketing game since 2003 and has developed some of the most widely used online marketing tools in the world.
Larry Kim (@larrykim)
For long-term strategic insight into online marketing, follow Larry Kim (especially in the arenas of Facebook Messenger). As one of the leading experts in Google Ads, Facebook Ads, and Start-ups, Larry’s without a doubt an important influencer to follow.
Gary Vaynerchuk (@garyveet)
Gary is easily one of today’s most influential marketing influencers. Starting one of the first wine business to grow from $ 3M to $ 60M in 5 years, his e-commerce experience is extensive.
Tim Ferriss (@tferriss)
f you haven't heard of the 4-hour concept, then you may not live on Planet Earth. Tim authored five #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers and is also a podcast influencer. Tim helps millions of people with his The Tim Ferriss Show podcast (with over 100 million downloads to date). In his podcasts, Tim discusses business, marketing, and human development opportunities.
Dan Ariely (@danariely)
Dan is the best known (and most-watched) psychologist and behavioral economist whose research directly affects the worlds of marketing. His books include Dollars and Sense: How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter, and Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions.
Barry Schwartz (@rustybrick)
Barry is CEO & President of web development company, RustyBrick Inc., editor of Search Engine Roundtable, and news editor at Search Engine Land. Barry brings the latest search marketing knowledge, experience, and tips.
Michael (Mike) Stelzner (@Mike_Stelzner)
Michael is the founder of SocialMediaExaminer, one of the most practical and prolific blogs on social media marketing.
Brian Dean (@Backlinko)
Founder of the blog and educational website, Backlinko.com, Brian is an internationally recognized expert in digital marketing. Backlinko.com was listed as the “top blog to follow” of 2017.