It can be a bit convoluted, our Twitter feeds, but these feeds are ways to discover new updates, build new relationships, read blog posts, and discover hiring opportunities. As we slowly move into 2017, now is as better of a time as any to go through your followers and see if you’re following the right people.
The following is a list of some of the many influential Twitter accounts that digital marketers should be following in 2017. These are accounts that provide value for digital marketers and businesses, as well as a decent amount of humor.
If I were to include all of the amazing Twitter profiles for the digital marketing world in one blog post it would be a really, really long post. Too long.
So, without further adieu, here’s a short and sweet list of Twitter accounts you’re going to want to be following in 2017.
Digital Marketing Super Stars to Follow on Twitter
Expect unicorns, lots of unicorns in his tweets.
Bio: #1 Content Marketing Influencer,Social Media Marketing Strategist & Speaker,Forbes Top 10 Social Media Influencer,#1 Global Business Blog.
Bio: I help entrepreneurs get more clients, more money, more freedom and have more fun! Keynote speaker, Forbes Top 10 SM Influencer. Loves God, family & hockey!
Bio: Moz founder, author, blogger, husband to @everywhereist, tiny Techstars investor, & feminist. I tweet 30-40X/week about marketing, SEO, technology, & startups.
The founder of Moz is a good person to follow on Twitter. His tweets will make you laugh, some might make you cry, but overall, Rand’s Twitter profile is full of information you need.
Bio: Former head of the webspam team at Google. Currently working with the US Digital Service in DC.
Matt is Google. Follow him along on his newest journey as he works with the US Digital Service.
Bio: I run Distilled, enjoy cooking, playing basketball and drinking whisky (in nearly any order).
Bio: Head of Content at MarketingProfs; author of the WSJ bestseller, Everybody Writes. I’m waging a war on mediocrity in content marketing. http://www.annhandley.com
Must-See Speakers to Follow on Twitter
Aside from Mac n Cheese variations and how to survive a plane crash, Guy tweets the types of tips business owners and marketers need to hear.
Kristopher B. Jones
Bio: Internet Marketing Veteran, Best-Selling Author, SEO, Serial Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, FrenchGirls Cofounder, Public Speaker, Husband, Father, Tesla owner.
His bio speaks for himself. And, so do his tweets. Give Jay a follow and expect a lot of great content filling up your Twitter feed.
@TopRank Marketing. Author, Speaker & Consultant on B2B Content & Influencer Marketing, Social Media, PR & SEO. Proud Dad, World Traveler, Foodie, Beardie.
Bio: Speaker, IBM Futurist, Influence Expert, Digital Business Advisor, Radio Host, Author, Social Media Influencer and Friend
Bio: Dedicated to bringing Heart Based Leadership to organizations & individuals |Coach |Consultant |Speaker |Columnist| Author: The Leadership Gap (Portfolio 2017)
She isn’t exactly the person you go to for digital marketing news updates, but her tweets are full of great business and entrepreneur advice.
Bio: I think I’m hilarious & laugh at all my own jokes. Totally jazzed about Local SEO, Internet marketing, web design, photography (& bacon – everyone loves bacon)
This local SEO guy is absolutely hilarious, and also incredibly smart. Both his presentations and his tweets have Local SEO nuggets that you can’t miss out on.
Bio: PPC, Google Adwords, Bing Ads and Facebook Ads are my area of expertise. Keynote speaker, traveller – LinkedIn – http://bit.ly/1LlxwIs
SEO Geniuses to Follow on Twitter
This SEO genius and speaker is frequently seen talking optimization at Pubcon. His tweets are focused on the world of search, and a little bit of real life, too.
As the founder of two online publications, Danny’s Twitter account is chock full of digital marketing news and tips.
Bio: Completely obsessed about Google Penalties and algorithm changes…Penguin, Panda, Unnatural Links and diagnosing the reason for a site’s traffic drop.
Say hello and give a follow to Marie. She’s truly a genius when it comes to Google’s penalties and tweets the kind of info that SEO’s need to know.
Marketing Companies to Follow on Twitter
Bio: News and updates from Google
It’s Google. You should probably follow them.
Think With Google
Bio: Google’s take on fresh marketing and a look at what’s next. Consider this your digital cheat sheet.
This is the Twitter profile where Google provides tips and links to their tech-related blog posts and how-to’s.
Google My Business
Bio: The official channel for info & updates from the Google My Business team.
Need help with your Google My Business listing? Tweet to @Googlemybiz and they’ll actually respond! It’s quite remarkable.
When you’re creating a new infographic and need tips, or just want to see some of the latest and greatest designs, @InfogrpahicsIts is a great profile to follow. They retweet a lot, so you get to see a variety of what’s happening in the hashtag world of #infographics.
Expect to receive a bunch of mind blowing articles if you follow Marketing Land on Twitter. Some of the best of the best in the industry contribute tips to Marketing Land, and there all shared on Twitter.
Bio: Inspiring, informing and celebrating entrepreneurs since 1973. Please tweet @EntCommunity for questions and event live-feeds.
For those days when we need a little extra kick, or want to know what the newest new is in the tech world, follow Entrepreneur Magazine’s Twitter account.
Search Engine Land
The world of search condensed into one website and dispersed through tweets and Facebook posts.
One of social media’s biggest tools, Hootsuite has a large and very helpful presence on Twitter.
Social Media Twitter Accounts to Follow
Bio: I’ll show you exactly how to monetize your online marketing efforts and grow your social media fan base, grow your email list and boost your profits.
Bio: Co-author of Facebook Marketing All-in-One for Dummies. Creator of
@GrandmaMaryShow. Improv comedienne and wine drinker.