10 marketing personalities to follow on Twitter
Twitter has undergone some serious changes when it comes to content sharing on the site with upgrades to video, photos, and feed controls. However, what still remains a constant –if you follow the right people – is the steady stream of valuable information.
For marketers, certain industry leaders can be quite prolific in the amount of useful information they share. To keep afloat in an every changing world, marketers can really benefit from learning from each other. Here are 10 marketers that are worth following on Twitter for that wealth of knowledge.
1. John Rampton @johnrampton
As top editor for Search Engine Journal, John Rampton is an entrepreneur and marketer we follow closely at Marketing Dive. Rampton wears a lot of hats and has been a recognized leader in blogging, search engines, and PPC news.
2. Mary Long @maryclong
Mary Long is the founder of Digital Media Ghost – one of the top ghost writing sites in the world. Her handiwork has been seen across major websites – although you probably never knew it. Long’s expertise in content creation spills into her Twitter feed.
3. Alina Bradford @alinabradford
If content marketing is on your mind, Alina Bradford is a great content strategist to follow on Twitter. Watch her feed for expert insight and top stories surrounding content marketing and content creation.
4. Brent Csutoras @brentcsutoras
One of the best ways to identify a stellar social media strategist is by examining their social profiles. Brent Csutoras – social media strategist for Kairay Media, Pixel Road Designs, and Alpha Brand Media – has an excellent stream of information on social strategy on his Twitter. His specialty lies in building a functional social team – something we could all benefit from.
5. Danny Sullivan @dannysullivan
Danny Sullivan is the founder of Marketing Land – a blog heavily watched by editors here at Marketing Dive. That ability to spot the top and most influential stories in marketing each day spills over into Sullivan’s microblogging on Twitter.
I'll believe deep learning "Google Brain" arrived for search when Google stops asking publishers to "disavow" links https://t.co/ylyupchpys— Danny Sullivan (@dannysullivan) January 18, 2015
6. Brian Solis @briansolis
Principal analyst for Altimeter Group Brian Solis is the person to follow if you want to know what’s coming next in the world of marketing – and in many ways the entire world of business. Not only does he know what is coming next, he has often built the framework that’s causing the disruption.
25 Disruptive Technology Trends for 2015 - 2016 http://t.co/2Co4RphK9Z— Brian Solis (@briansolis) January 19, 2015
7. Mike Stelzner @Mike_Stelzner
As founder of one of the largest online publications about social media – Social Media Examiner – Mike Stelzner has his finger on the pulse of all things social media marketing. In addition to getting up-to-the-minute tweets about what’s being published at Social Media Examiner, Stelzner provides his own personal insight on social media on Twitter.
8. Shawn Collins @affiliatetip
Shawn Collins is a bit of an icon in the affiliate marketing world. He founded the world’s largest affiliate marketing conference, Affiliate Summit. His Twitter feed is an excellent source for all things affiliate and for most things marketing.
9. Darren Rowse @problogger
Darren Rowse has built an impressive career out of blogging and the marketing of blogging. His two websites ProBlogger and Digital Photography School are both crazy popular – generating well over five million visitors a month. Learn from one of the best bloggers in the business by following Rowse on Twitter.
New at ProBlogger: Stay a Step Ahead on Social Media: Tips from SMX Social in Las Vegas http://t.co/LlfY7IOGbY— Darren Rowse (@problogger) January 19, 2015
10. Ann Handley @annhandley
We couldn’t put it better than Ann Handley does in her Twitter bio – that she’s “waging a war on content mediocrity” The content marketing wiz offers insight both on her personal Twitter account and on the @marketingprofs handle.