I pretty much owe my whole career to Twitter.
I’ve met & learned from some of the best people in my industry there.
In fact, it's safe to say that I wouldn't be where I am today without it.
And because I work in social media marketing, I'm also interacting daily with marketers, writers, social media influencers & business people from around the globe.
- Peg Fitzpatrick
- Ann Handley
- Lee Odden
- Amber Osborne
- Neil Patel
To show them all how much I appreciate them, I listed 125 of my favorite people to follow on Twitter.
These are the people who taught me how to market on Twitter.
And I hope you enjoy following them as much as I enjoyed making this list!
125 Best People to Follow on Twitter for Social Media Geeks
1. Gary Vaynerchuk
Gary is CEO of Vayner Media.
2. Guy Kawasaki
Guy is chief evangelist at Canva.
3. Chris Brogan
Chris is the founder of Owner Magazine.
4. Peg Fitzpatrick
Peg is the co-author of "The Art of Social Media".
5. Marsha Collier
Marsha is a speaker who writes books about social media.
6. Mari Smith
Mari is a Facebook marketing expert.
7. Rand Fishkin
Rand is the founder of Moz.
8. Lewis Howes
Lewis is an athlete & lifestyle entrepreneur.
9. Michael Stelzner
Michael is the founder of Social Media Examiner.
10. Ahna Hendrix
Social media marketer at AhnaHendrix.com.
11. Blake Jamieson
Blake does content marketing for Pool Supply World.
12. Diana Adams
Diana has written more than 4,100 blog posts.
13. Mark Schaefer
Mark is an author, speaker & consultant.
14. Andrea Vahl
Andrea is the co-author of "Facebook Marketing All-in-One for Dummies".
15. Jeff Bullas
Jeff is a blogger & Forbes Top 50 Social Media Power Influencer.
16. Beth Kanter
Beth is a blogger & a coach for nonprofits.
17. Mack Collier
Mack wrote the book, “Think Like a Rock Star”.
18. Kim Garst
Kim is CEO of Boom Social.
19. John Lee Dumas
John is the founder of Entrepreneur on Fire.
20. Marie Forleo
Marie is a life coach & business mentor.
21. Dan Zarrella
Dan is a social media scientist at HubSpot.
22. Ann Handley
Ann is the head of content at MarketingProfs.
23. Jason Keath
Jason is the founder of Social Fresh.
24. Neal Schaffer
Neal is the founder of Maximize Social Business.
25. Ravi Shukle
Ravi is a marketing consultant.
26. Dave Kerpen
Dave is the founder of Likeable Media.
27. Britt Michaelian
Britt is a writer & entrepreneur.
28. Lee Odden
Lee is CEO of TopRank Online Marketing.
29. Brian Carter
Brian is an author & digital marketing consultant.
30. Michael Brenner
Michael is the head of strategy at Newscred.
31. Shelly Kramer
Shelly is a brand strategist & content marketer.
32. Francisco Rosales
Francisco is an entrepreneur & small business consultant.
33. Ted Rubin
Ted is a content marketer & author.
34. Amber Osborne
Amber is the co-founder of Meshfire.
35. Neil Patel
Neil is an entrepreneur & investor.
36. Darren Rowse
Darren is the founder of ProBlogger.
37. Esteban Contreras
Esteban is the director of strategy at Sprinklr.
38. Ally Greer
Ally is the director of community & content at Scoop.it.
39. Emeric Ernoult
Emeric is the founder of AgoraPulse.
40. Andrew Warner
Andrew runs Mixergy.
41. David Meerman Scott
David is a best-selling author.
42. Kristi Hines
Kristi is a copywriter & blogger.
43. Brian Solis
Brian is a digital analyst.
44. Stacey Miller
Stacey is the senior social & media relations manager for OutMarket.
45. Ekaterina Walter
Ekaterina is an evangelist at Sprinklr.
46. Stephanie Carls
Stephanie is the client success manager at Together Mobile.
47. Jenny Brennan
Jenny is a Facebook marketing pro.
48. Lauren Dugan
Lauren is the editor of AllTwitter.
49. Jim Connolly
Jim writes Jim's Marketing Blog.
50. Fadra Nally
Fadra is the director of content strategy at She Buys Cars.
51. Jason Eng
Jason is the community leader at IBM.
52. Calvin Lee
Calvin is the founder of Mayhem Studios.
53. Carrie Kerpen
Carrie is the CEO of Likeable Media.
54. Brian Honigman
Brian is a high-profile writer & speaker.
55. Jason Falls
Jason is a writer, speaker & digital strategist.
56. Kim Sherrell
Kim is a film producer.
57. Bryan Kramer
Bryan is the CEO of PureMatter.
58. Carri Bugbee
Carri is a writer & social media strategist.
59. Lauri Rottmayer
Lauri is a marketer at Athletic Mission.
60. Sue Allen
Sue is a lawyer & marketing manager for Joseph Frasier.
61. Chris Reimer
Chris is an author & marketing director.
62. Sandi Krakowski
Sandi is a Facebook expert.
63. Joanna Wiebe
Joanna is a copywriter & entrepreneur.
64. Bryant McGill
Bryant is an author, speaker & activist.
65. Jay Oatway
Jay is a speaker, author & social media expert.
66. Ileane Smith
Illeane is a blogger & podcaster.
67. Brooke Ballard
Brooke is a digital marketer & entrepreneur.
68. Jodi Okun
Jodi is a college financial aid adviser.
69. Sue Zimmerman
Sue is an Instagram expert.
70. Ian Cleary
Ian is the founder of RazorSocial.
71. Amy Vernon
Amy is a speaker & social media consultant.
72. Jason Ramsey
Jason is a writer & small business owner.
73. Jacob Curtis
Jacob is a marketing strategist.
74. Christopher Penn
Christopher is a speaker & best-selling author.
75. Rick van der Valk
Rick is a freelance online marketer.
76. Bruce Sallan
Bruce is the founder of #DadChat on Twitter.
77. Erika Napoletano
Erika is the founder of Redhead Writing.
78. Julia Rosien
Julia is a travel blogger.
79. Sean Work
Sean is a marketer at KISSmetrics.
80. Brooke Griffin
Brooke is a brand strategist & speaker.
81. Muhammad Saad Khan
Muhammad is a content marketing advisor at Cloudways.
82. John Lusher
John is a community manager & digital strategist.
83. Cammi Pham
Cammi is a digital marketing strategist at KwinMedia.
84. Gini Dietrich
Gini is the CEO of Arment Dietrich.
85. Mike Gingerich
Mike is the founder of TabSite.
86. Misty McPadden
Misty is the co-founder of PodJam.tv.
87. Marty McPadden
Marty is the co-founder of PodJam.tv.
88. Jure Klepic
Jure specializes in marketing strategy & social media innovation.
89. Don Power
Don is a digital marketer, speaker & consultant.
90. Brian Fanzo
Brian is a digital strategist.
91. Liz Azyan
Liz is a digital & social media marketer.
92. Nigel Ohrum
Nigel is a fearless social media manager.
93. Linda Bernstein
Linda is a writer & professor.
94. Glen Gilmore
Glen is a digital marketing strategist.
95. Betsy Kent
Betsy is the founder of Be Visible Associates.
96. Jason How
Jason is a Facebook ads expert.
97. Adam Connell
Adam is the founder of Blogging Wizard.
98. Ali Mostofian
Ali is a partner at OrangeMarketing.
99. Carla Young
Carla is the founder of MOMeo Magazine.
100. Cheryl Burgess
Cheryl is a CEO, CMO & author.
101. John Paul Aguiar
John is a blog marketing expert.
102. Chelsea Hejny
Chelsea works at ShortStack.
103. Kimberly Castleberry
Kim is the owner of Just Ask Kim.
104. Jeremy Goldman
Jeremy is an entrepreneur, strategist & author.
105. Alessandro Rea
Alessandro is a writer & strategist.
106. Joanna Wasiluk
Joanna is a product manager & startup enthusiast.
107. Zsuzsa Kecsmar
Zsuzsa is the co-founder of Antavo.
108. Igi Fischer
Igi is an entrepreneur & designer.
109. TJ McCue
TJ is a 3d printing, 3d scanning & 3d design expert.
110. Jayson DeMers
Jayson is the founder & CEO of AudienceBloom.
111. Anita Campbell
Anita is a Forbes top influential woman for entrepreneurs.
113. Klaudia Jurewicz
Klaudia teaches older adults & non-techies how to use social media.
114. Oren Todoros
Oren is a public relations specialist.
115. Mitch Joel
Mitch is the president of Twist Image.
116. Lilach Bullock
Lilach is the co-founder of Comms Axis.
117. Melissa Megan
Melissa is a contributor to the Talking Comics & co-host of The Missfits.
118. Rebekah Radice
Rebekah is a digital marketer, author & keynote speaker.
119. Konrad Sanders
Konrad is the founder of Creative Copywriter.
120. Jay Perkins
Jay is the UK ambassador for HootSuite.
121. K.P. Kelly
K.P. is the co-founder of the Share4Kids Foundation.
122. Laura-Lee Walker
Laura-Lee is a small business coach & social media strategist.
123. Daniel Newman
Daniel is the founder of Broadsuite.
124. Amy Schmittauer
Amy owns Savvy Sexy Social.
125. Nina Churchill
Nina is an SEO, social media & graphic design expert.
Follow the List
Even if you don't follow everyone in this article, you can still keep up with them on Twitter.
Just follow this Twitter list.
When you follow the list, all 125 of these influencers are just one click away.
Even better, this Twitter list is a work in progress -- and I would love to hear from you about the best people to follow on Twitter.
Which users should I add who weren't mentioned in this post?
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