We’ve scanned the Twittersphere and millions of tweets to find some of the top digital marketing experts that you need to follow on Twitter. This list doesn’t even touch the surface on how many great digital marketers are out there but it gives a good starting point.
Rand Fishkin – Founder of Moz
Rand has a following of over 257,000 people on Twitter which screams volumes. He shares content about marketing, SEO, technology and start-ups as well as offering some top advice and knowledge sharing. He also dons a pretty impressive moustache – check it out.
Jay Baer – New York Times best-selling author and digital media entrepreneur
As one of the world’s top marketing keynote speakers, you could say Jay knows a thing or two about the industry. He shares content that will give you a whole new perspective on marketing and will make you rethink how you approach gaining customer loyalty and advocacy. He’s the world’s second most retweeted person by B2B marketers so make sure you get in on the action.
Jeff Bullas – Social media marketing strategist and Forbes top 10 social media influencer
Jeff wears many hats; he’s a blogger, author, strategist and speaker. He tweets about social media, content marketing and digital marketing with a focus on assisting businesses so they can get ‘found online’. He also has a string of industry achievements to add to his bow.
Danny Sullivan – Founding Editor of Marketing Land and Search Engine Land
Follow Danny if you want to read about industry news first. He regularly updates his feed on Google, Facebook, Twitter, SEO, SEMS and just generally all things digital marketing. He adds a nice touch of wit to his tweets which makes for fun reading.
Dharmesh Shah – Entrepreneur, Founder/CTO of HubSpot
Dharmesh provides content that gives personal insight into marketing, start-ups, entrepreneurism and funding. HubSpot is his third software start-up and is an active member of the entrepreneurial community. Read his blog, OnStartups if you’re a software start-up looking for some great knowledge and advice.
Ann Handley – Head of Content at Marketing Profs
Ann describes herself as the veteran of creating and managing digital content to build relationships for organizations and individuals, and we couldn’t agree more. Ann’s written a number of books and has been cited in Forbes as the most influential woman in social media.
Shelly Kramer – Brand strategist
Shelly’s Twitter bio describes her perfectly – a digital marketing brand strategist, information junkie with a penchant for quick wit. Shelly’s feed makes for an entertaining read whilst adding a touch of jazz. Well worth a follow.
Kevan Lee – Content Crafter at Buffer
We’ve been a long-standing fan of Kevan’s and love his writing style as well as the interesting content that he consistently pushes out on Twitter. He provides a very honest approach to digital marketing with tried and tested ideas.
Neil Patel – Co-Founder of CrazyEgg, Hello Bar and KISSMetrics
Neil has been called a top influencer from the likes of The Wall Street Journal, Forbes and Entrepreneur Magazine. He’s founded tools that are used by thousands of online marketers and his tweets not only include valuable content, but some thought-provoking quotes are also thrown in there. He was also recognized as a top 100 entrepreneur under the age of 30 by President Obama so you could say he’s quite a big deal.
Do you have any Twitter gods you like to follow? Let us know in the comments below so we can check them out!