What’s one of the best ways to learn more about digital marketing? Follow the professionals on Twitter!

In today’s digital age, it’s easier than ever before to find people who know what they’re talking about. All you have to do is a teensy-tiny bit of research to find them and then poof! You’re following them.

So who are these “professionals” that you should be following and keep track of? Well, we’ve gone ahead and made a list of everyone we think is worth your attention. Follow the below gurus to stay up-to-date on all things digital marketing:


Rand Fishkin

Twitter Bio: Founder of , host of WB Friday, husband to , feminist, author of “Lost & Founder” (out 2018). I tweet ~40X/wk on marketing, SEO, & startups.

Why You Should Follow Them: Like Patel, Rand is extremely well-known in the digital marketing space. He is the CEO and found of Moz and hosts the incredibly popular, Whiteboard Friday. Not only is Rand the author of two books but he also has been noted in the Seattle Times, Puget Sound Business Journal, and BusinessWeek’s 30 Under 30.

Barry Schwartz

Twitter Bio: Search Geek

Why You Should Follow Them: If you’ve ever stumbled across Seroundtable, you have Schwartz to thank. He is the is Search Engine Land’s news editor and typically relays information regarding Google algorithms before anyone else.

Jeff Bullas

Twitter Bio: #1 Content Marketing Influencer, Social Media Marketing Strategist & Speaker, Forbes Top 10 Social Media Influencer, #1 Global Business Blog.

Why You Should Follow Them: Jeff Bullas is known for being a blogger, consultant, speaker, and marketing strategist. Not only does Bullas focus on online corporate and personal branding, he also uses social media platforms to affect impact. He wrote the Amazon bestseller “Blogging the Smart Way – How to Create and Market a Killer Blog with Social Media.”

Ann Handley

Twitter 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

Why You Should Follow Them: As the Chief Content Officer for MarketingProfs, she’s big in the marketing world. Not only is she a popular speaker, she’s written aWall Street Journal bestselling book and is the co-founder of ClickZ.com.

Shama Hyder

Twitter Bio: Founder and CEO @MarketingZen. Co-Founder of MADE. Keynote Speaker. Author. Media Correspondent. Globe Trotter. 30 Under 30 – Inc & Forbes.

Why You Should Follow Them: Part of the elite Forbes’ 30 Under 30 club, Hyder runs Marketing Zen, a blog that focuses on digital marketing insights. Not only is she a force in the marketing world, but she’s also written the best-selling book: The Zen of Social Media Marketing.


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