Marketing Influencers to Follow on Twitter

marketers to follow on twitter

As a marketer, you know the power of Twitter. Unlike the walled garden of Facebook, where it is difficult to interact with people who don’t like your page, Twitter is open and full of opportunity to interact. It’s also a great place to find new things to read, see quotes, and learn what the big guys in the industry are up to and talking about.

Heading onto Twitter and just browsing for a few minutes can lead to you finding out tons of new information. I just scrolled through my feed last night and found out about Peach, and come to find it’s already dead within just a few days!

It’s a great resource for keeping in the know with the marketing world. It can be overwhelming though, so I want to help you find some marketing influencers to start following (plus a few non-marketing people). Once you grow your base, you can start adding some more people. It’s a good idea to keep your follow list small, otherwise you’re going to have an endless feed that never seems to stop.

Jay Baer (@jaybaer)
The most re-tweeted person in the world among digital marketers. Author, speaker, podcaster, investor. President of @Convince. http://jaybaer.com

Scott Stratten (@unmarketing)
4th book UnSelling out now! Also a big deal on fairly irrelevant social media sites which inflates my self-importance. Lesser-half of .

Gary Vaynerchuk (@garyvee)
Family 1st! but after that, Businessman. CEO of @vaynermedia. Host of #AskGaryVee show and a dude who Loves the Hustle, the @NYJets .. snapchat – garyvee

Joel Gascoigne (@joelcascoigne)
Co-founder & CEO of @buffer. We’re a 70 person distributed social media SaaS company with 47,000 customers, $8m revenue. My investments: http://angel.co/joel

Rand Fishkin (@randfish)
Moz founder, author, blogger, husband to @everywhereist, tiny Techstars investor, & feminist. I tweet 30-40X/week about marketing, SEO, technology, & startups.

Neil Patel (@neilpatel)
Entrepreneur, investor & influencer. Columnist for Forbes, Inc, Entrepreneur, Huffington Post & more. Founded KISSmetrics, Crazy Egg, QuickSprout & Hellobar.

Kevan Lee (@kevanlee)
Content Crafter at @buffer. Tweeting about my writing process and my favorite Internet things. Live simply, give generously.

Seth Godin (@thisissethsblog)
Author, blogger, a lifetime of projects. This is a retweet of my blog.

Tim Ferris (@tferriss)
Author of 3 #1 NYT/WSJ bestsellers (The 4-Hour Workweek, etc.). Investor (http://www.angel.co/tim ), host of The Tim Ferriss Experiment: http://fourhourworkweek.com/tv/

Ryan Holiday (@ryanholiday)
Author of ‘The Obstacle Is The Way’ http://amzn.to/1jabcV1 . Media Columnist: New York Observer

Buffer (@buffer)
Buffer helps you share to Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn & more. We’re a team of 50+ spread across the world. We’re hiring! http://buffer.com/journey

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