Top 10 Business Experts to Follow on Twitter

Author: E. Walgamuth Date: August 29, 2012

Follow on Twitter

We’ve listed Twitter’s must-follows for small business owners.

People across the globe are following small business experts and owners on Twitter for business advice and motivation.

We compiled our own list of business experts who have impressed us with their business expertise, far-reaching influence and commitment to followers.

1. Anita Campbell @smallbiztrends

CEO of Small Business Trends,

Campbell is a Forbes Top Influential Woman for Entrepreneurs. This CEO, author and editor tweets about small business trends that are relevant to small business owners, from technology to lending. 

2. Becky McCray @beckymccray

Retail store and cattle ranch owner in Oklahoma.

McCray created, and focuses her tweets on small business issues in small towns.

3. Eric Brown @Urbane_Media

President of Urbane Media, a digital marketing and public relations company in Royal Oak, Mich.

Learn everything that social media marketing has to offer from Brown’s tweets.

4. Jim Kukral @Jimkukral

Author, speaker and owner of JFK Services, an Internet marketing services company in Cleveland

Kukral has over 16 years of experience in the business world. His tweets revolve around the book publishing industry.

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5. Jon Ferrara @Jon_Ferrara

Founder of Nimble LLC, a Web-based social customer relationship management (CRM) platform

Ferrara’s tweets discuss small business issues, leadership and search engine optimization.

6. Melinda Emerson @smallbizlady

Social media/content strategist, business expert

Author of Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months and rated No. 1 Influential Woman for Entrepreneurs by Forbes Magazine, Emerson shares interesting reads, social media tips and entrepreneurial secrets for small business owners.

7. Neil Patel @neilpatel

Co-founder of Internet sites and

Patel is a “serial entrepreneur, blogger and investor,” and is named one of the top Web influencers by Entrepreneur magazine. His tweets provide lessons on entrepreneurship, technology, marketing and branding to his 120,000+ followers.

8. Paul Spigelman @paulspiegelman

CEO of The Beryl Companies, four businesses focused on patient experience and workplace culture in Bedford, Texas

Spigelman believes the leading indicator of success is employee engagement. His tweets reflect this mindset and topics include corporate culture and leadership.  

9. Rieva Lesonsky @rieva

CEO of and GrowBiz Media in Lakewood, Calif.

Lesonsky uses 20+ years of prior experience as editorial director for Entrepreneur Magazine to offer insight and advice on everything from your company’s logo to targeted marketing.

10. Scott Stratten @unmarketing

President of UnMarketing

Scott’s knowledge of harnessing social media will help you improve your business’ online marketing strategies.

Remember to follow NFIB on Twitter @nfib for tips on running your business better and for the latest on legislation affecting small business.

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