Top 25 Social Media Influencers You Should Follow

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It’s important to stay connected and in the moment in any social media platform.   Following the right people can be essential.  They can influence how you think, how you connect with others and how you and learn.  Learning from experts in your field or in business can help you achieve greater results and allows you to see different objectives while coming to your own conclusions.

If you already follow these individuals, you know what we’re talking about!  If you aren’t following these industry leaders, click through, view their profiles and connect with them. We guarantee you will learn something new. Who knows, they may learn from you!

 

Below is our Top 25 Social Media Influencers you should follow:

  • Gary Vaynerchuk –  Gary is the CEO of Vayner Media.  He is an experienced video blogger, desired social media public speaker, co-owner and  direction of operations at a wine retail store.
  • Ann HandleyShe is the chief content officer for MarketingProfs and columnist for Entrepreneur magazine.  Not to mention she creates and manages social media content for several other companies.
  • Jay BaerOne of the worlds top-marketing speakers, Jay is a marketing consultant and author of best selling book: Youtility.
  • John Lusher –   Our very own mad scientist and Twitter expert, is the owner  of John Lusher Consulting.  John works closely with small and medium sized businesses in the areas of Marketing Strategy and Brand Management.
  • Eve MayerEve is the CEO of Social Media Delivered and author of several successful social media business books that include: The Social Media Business Equation and Get It Girl Guide to Online Dating.
  • Ann TranAnn Tran is a respected social media consultant who is a constant contributor to Huffington Post and Entrepreneur.  She is a highly requested speaker at social media and technology events.
  • Jessica NortheyThis woman is a well-known internet personality and PR consultant in the social media industry.  Not to mention the creator of the Country Music Chat and #CMchat hashtag.
  • Dan Schawbel –  This man is the founder of  workplacetrends.com and a managing partner of millennial branding.  He is also the author of a few bestselling career success books such as: Promote Yourself & Me 2.0.
  • Guy KawasakiGuy is the chief evangelist of the graphic design company Canva.  He was an advisor to Motorola and a chief evangelist of Apple.
  • Marsha CollierMarsha Collier is a well-know radio personality and educator specializing in technology and social media.  She is also on the Forbes Top 10 Influencer list.
  • Mari Smith Widely known for her expertise on Facebook, she is one of the world’s leading social media influencers.
  • Bryan KramerThis Social Business Strategist is the CEO of PureMatter.  He is also an an active blogger and successful author.
  • Jason EngJason is the Digital Optimization Community Leader for IBM and previously worked with Sony.   He has a great presence in the social media world.
  • Daniel NewmanFounder of BroadSuite and publisher of 2 best-selling books.  Daniel contributes on leadership and marketing topics across globally recognized sites such as Forbes, Entrepreneur, Huffington Post, SAP, IBM and more.
  • Julia Rosien –  Julia is the Brand Engineer for Restonic and  Chief Idea Officer GoGirlfriend.  This Social marketing strategist is also the founder and Chief Idea Officer of SocialNorth.

 

Click on this link below to see some other great social media experts you can start following: http://www.postplanner.com/best-people-to-follow-on-twitter-for-social-media-geeks/

Comments

  1. How on earth is Robert Scoble missing from this list?

  2. Heather Heuman says:

    Great list — but Kim Garst is surely needed on this list.

  3. Great list, I’ve got on to following some of these guys. They do produce and share amazingly useful content.
    For people into wine, of course there’s Gary Vaynerchuck to follow as mentionned here, but I’ve also created a specific list of influencers for the wine world http://socialvignerons.com/2015/03/03/top-20-wine-influencers-who-to-follow-on-social-media/ Cheers :-)

  4. Thanks for the chuckle today. :)

  5. Awesome list!!

  6. Thank you so much for including me on your list! :D It means a lot to me to be thought of this way by you guys.!

  7. I think most or all of us are sick of the discussion on planes. Just buy them and get it over with. No one knows what the costs will be in 20 years let alone 40 years. I turn off every program as soon as they start arguing over it. No one is listening, they are busy with other things and are sick of the whole diiscssuon.

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