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Top 10 Social media influencers

Top 10 Social Media Influencers You Should Be Following

Who should you be looking to to help answer your most pressing social media questions? We’ve compiled a list of ten of the most influential people out there right now, and why you should listen to their words of wisdom as often as possible

Influencers have become a go-to resource on social media for inspiration and even for building brands. Influencers are always putting out great content that engages their audience and stays on top of the trends. We’ve put together a list of influencers in marketing and social media that are a must you follow whether you’re a social media manager or you’re marketing your own business.

Guy Kawasaki  – One of the longest-tenured innovators in the influencer space.  The Shorty Awards recognize the have recognized him as the best of social media and have decorated Kawasaki.  He has valuable knowledge stemming from experience spanning decades of watching businesses evolve from the analog to the digital world.- https://twitter.com/GuyKawasaki – BIO https://guykawasaki.com/guy-kawasaki/

Mari Smith – A Facebook Ads expert, Mari Smith understands the Facebook marketing game better than almost anybody— and she’s willing to train you in her ways of expertise. The Queen of Facebook has invaluable marketing strategies, and her own social media profiles offer glimpses into what makes her excel at what she does. – https://twitter.com/MariSmith  – BIO – https://www.marismith.com/socialmediaintensive/host.html

Gary Vaynerchuk -– “GaryVee,” CEO of Vaynermedia, is the sage of social media. His advice videos regularly go viral because of the innovative ideas and insights they contain that can flip a business around overnight. His grasp of business and marketing principles is profound beyond that of anyone else you could follow. – https://www.twitter.com/garyvee – Bio – https://www.garyvaynerchuk.com/biography/

Eric Ries – Reis wrote “The Lean Startup” as a foundational text for any entrepreneur. He’s a master at using analytics and data to improve businesses and provide clarity into designing more efficient systems. In the digital world, data is king, and he’s got all the tricks to make them sing!  The Lean Startup Community he launched now has over 80,000 members and counting worldwide. – https://twitter.com/ericries. – BIO – https://leanstartup.co/team/eric-ries/

Rosabeth Moss Kanter – Every student in a professional field needs an academic in their corner. Kanter holds a professorship at Harvard business school, and she focuses her research and study at the intersection of digital disruption and entrepreneurship.  There’s always a place for hands-on strategy or trial and error, but Kanter offers a deep dive into cutting edge research and academic resources not available to most business people. –https://twitter.com/RosabethKanter BIO – https://www.hbs.edu/faculty/Pages/profile.aspx?facId=6486

James Altucher – James Altucher has worn many hats in his time and has used his broad knowledge to write about a wide variety of topics-— entrepreneurship, marketing, finance, and management. People like Altucher turn their “Renaissance”  skills into a savvy overview of the unexpected junctures of different industries. You never know what you can learn, and what about, from James Altucher. https://twitter.com/jaltucher BIO – https://jamesaltucher.com/

Aaron Lee –  Aaron Lee has long been recognized as one of the most impressive and well-followed influencers in any industry. He’s a master social media marketer, and all the free updates, tips, and strategies he offers for signing up on his website are a gold mine you should be tapped into ASAP that you should immediately tap into. https://twitter.com/AskAaronLee BIO – https://askaaronlee.com/about-aaron-lee/

Joel Comm – From 87 cents in his bank account to multiple successful businesses, Joel Comm is positioned to educate entrepreneurs with a real understanding of their circumstances where they are coming from and what’s at stake.  He’s a New York Times best-selling author and is one of the original innovators in pioneers of live video marketing. Comm is an engaging speaker and a creative thinker. Bio – https://joelcomm.com/about

Michael A. Stelzer –  Stelzer founded “the world’s largest social media marketing resource,” The Social Media Examiner. It’s a truly vast and impressive source reservoir of information. He started during the 2009 recession and has grown his audience over 60 million people.  Listen to his weekly podcast, go to one of his many industry-leading conferences, and follow him to access a treasure trove of contemporary marketing gems.- https://twitter.com/Mike_Stelzner Bio from his Website – https://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/about/

Gemma Godfrey – It never hurts to have a socialite in your circle. Gemma is the most popular business person on Twitter, is the head of Investment Strategy at Brooks Macdonald, and her firm manages over £6 billion. She is formerly a quantum physicist—  – so you know she’s not only the most popular but one of the smartest people in any (chat) room. –https://www.twitter.com/GCGodfrey Bio – https://www.huffpost.com/author/gemma-godfrey

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Frequently Asked Questions

Some of the most common questions, along with the complete answers from our social media support experts.

On your LinkedIn profile, there is a button toward the bottom of your profile that says, “Link Facebook.” When you click here, you will be asked for your Facebook information. When you do this, you can easily connect everything together.

On your LinkedIn profile, go to your profile drop down menu in the top right hand corner. Open it and click on “Privacy and Settings.” Directly under “Settings” in the top right hand corner, click on “Manage your Twitter Settings.” This will bring you to another page which invites you to add your Twitter information.

Go to your profile and click “lists.” Create a short description for each list, then add different Twitter accounts. You can decide whether you want them to be public or private.

On your homepage, find groups. In the top right hand corner, there will be a button that says, “create group.” Click on this and make a group and add descriptions and invite people to be a part of it.

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