Today’s post is the first of a four part series about individuals you should be following and engaging with on Twitter. The group today have made themselves industry experts in the content marketing field and I have learned a ton from each and every one of them. Please take a moment to follow each of them, subscribe to their blogs, and tell them hello on Twitter.
Matt Siltala – Avalaunch – @Matt_Siltala
Matt Siltala is an online search industry leader and President of Avalaunch Media. Matt’s clients have included companies like Webtrends, Steven Covey, The Home Depot, and ESRB.
Arnie Kuenn – Vertical Measures – @ArnieK
Arnie Kuenn is the president of Vertical Measures and author of Accelerate! Moving Your Business Forward Through the Convergence of Search, Social & Content Marketing. Vertical Measures specializes in providing strategic search, social and content marketing services, designed to help businesses grow by obtaining more traffic and conversions.
Lee Odden is the CEO of TopRank Online Marketing, a Minneapolis based digital marketing agency specializing in strategic internet marketing consulting, training and implementation services including: Content, Search, Email and Social Media Marketing.
Joe Pulizzi – Content Marketing Institute – @JoePulizzi
Joe Pulizzi is a leading author, speaker and strategist for content marketing. Joe is a content marketing evangelist and he founded the Content Marketing Institute.
Neil Patel – QuickSprout – @NeilPatel
Neil Patel is the co-founder of 2 Internet companies: Crazy Egg and KISSmetrics. Through his entrepreneurial career he has helped large corporations such as Amazon, AOL, GM, HP and Viacom make more money from the web.
Brian Clark – CopyBlogger – @CopyBlogger
Brian is CEO of Copyblogger Media, a serial entrepreneur, and a recovering attorney. Brian built three successful offline businesses using online marketing techniques before moving to a completely online business model. The result of that move is Copyblogger Media — an innovative company that provides the advice and solutions that empower people to successfully grow their businesses through social media and online marketing.
Robert Rose – Big Blue Moose – @Robert_Rose
Robert is the author of the book Managing Content Marketing, which spent two weeks as a top ten marketing book on Amazon.com. He is also a recognized expert in content marketing strategy, digital media and the social Web.
Monique Pouget – Thunder SEO – @MoniqueTheGeek
She started working for Thunder SEO in October 2008, and has seen the agency and clients prosper beyond her wildest expectations. Her specialties include local search, social media marketing, and keyword research and is currently the Director of Content Marketing for the firm.
Brian Solis – BrianSolis.com – @BrianSolis
Brian Solis is a principal analyst at Altimeter Group. He is also an award-winning author, prominent blogger, and keynote speaker.
David Meerman Scott – Web Ink Now – @DMScott
David Meerman Scott is a marketing strategist, bestselling author of eight books including three international bestsellers, and a professional speaker on topics including marketing, leadership, and social media.
Make sure to check back as this is the first of a four part series. The follow up posts will talk about the top SEO experts to follow on Twitter, the top Social Media experts to follow on twitter, and the top link building experts to follow on twitter.