Here are six businesspeople that we think are worth following on Twitter…
1. Gary Vaynerchuk
Tweets: 143K, Followers: 1.29M
After leaving college, Gary Vaynerchuk took over his family wine business and grew it from a $3m to a $60m company in under 5 years. Now he runs VaynerMedia, a highly successful digital marketing agency based in New York and is also a prolific investor and venture capitalist, investing in companies like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Uber. As well as using his twitter to share the mountains of great content he and his team at VaynerMedia create (including his two highly popular YouTube shows; The #AskGaryVee Show, and DailyVee), Vaynerchuk makes a remarkable effort to engage individually with his followers, answering their questions and responding to their comments. A true master of digital marketing and social media, Gary Vaynerchuk is definitely worth a follow.
Why Reading This Article Won’t Help You Be a Better Entrepreneur https://t.co/twCymvJuDQ
— Gary Vaynerchuk (@garyvee) July 2, 2016
2. Seth Godin
Tweets: 3K, Followers: 550K
Seth Godin is an American author, entrepreneur, marketer, and public speaker. Most famous for books such as ‘All Marketers are Liars’, and TED Talks such as ‘How to get ideas to spread’. Godin one of the most influential thought leaders in advertising and marketing. He uses his twitter to share his blog posts (usually brief, perceptive, and witty observations on business or life). Godin always brings insight and value to the table and is a must-follow for anyone interested in marketing or indeed business in general.
Seth's Blog: A dollar more (vs. a dollar less) https://t.co/0D5eVz4Drv
— Seth Godin (@ThisIsSethsBlog) June 29, 2016
3. Ali Brown
Tweets: 12.2K, Followers: 78.2K
Ali Brown runs an entrepreneurial empire. From being a young ad exec with less than $20 in the bank, Brown has become an entrepreneurial guru worth millions. Her company Ali International LLC helps women who want to become entrepreneurs and in 2009 was ranked on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies. Forbes named Brown as the No.1 woman for entrepreneurs to follow on twitter. Amongst the occasional inspirational quote, Brown tweets useful direct advice to her followers, she also shares lots of great content from other prominent businesswomen and female entrepreneurs.
Stop caring so much what everyone thinks—they'll be talking about you either way!
— Ali Brown (@AliBrown) June 27, 2016
4. Richard Branson
Tweets: 12.5K, Followers: 7.86M
One of Britain’s most high-profile billionaires, Richard Branson made his money to a number of businesses under his ‘Virgin’ brand. Though still running his business Empire, Branson famously spends much of his time following such pursuits as hot air, mountain-climbing, kite surfing, and round-the-world sailing. On his twitter you can expect to find plenty of interesting and useful business content, as well as an insight into the life of this eccentric tycoon.
— Richard Branson (@richardbranson) June 30, 2016
5. Arianna Huffington
Tweets: 31.7K, Followers: 2.34M
Arianna Huffington is an author, columnist, and founder of the online news and blog network, the Huffington Post. Huffington uses her twitter feed to share her pick of stories, blogs, and opinion pieces from ‘HuffPo’, as well as raising awareness for social causes and charities that she supports. Following Huffington on twitter gives a great insight into the mind of one of the most influential women in the world.
— Arianna Huffington (@ariannahuff) June 25, 2016
6. Elon Musk
Tweets: 2K, Followers: 4.3M
Elon Musk is the founder and CEO of Tesla Motors, producer of the world’s first fully electric sports car. Of course, as Musk is famous for his technological innovations, by following him you will learn much about cutting edge tech and business. All of that aside however, Musk is worth following just to see what weird and wonderful side-projects he is currently throwing millions of dollars at.
Fast replay of today's rocket landing on SpaceX droneship OCISLYhttps://t.co/I0QQ2D3BtE
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 28, 2016