There are so many people on twitter now which something to say and a point to make, which makes it difficult to know who to follow. You want people who will add you your knowledge and provide you with handy insights and great content, so look no further than our top influential PR tweeters.
@Brian Solis 128, 796 Followers
Principal analyst at Altimeter Group, Brian Solis is well and truly in the know about all things new media ranging from social influence to the effect of new media on future marketing, business and culture. Solis has made it on to our top PR people to follow for his posts on the convergence of Pr in the new media age that are well worth a read. In the digital industry PR does not stand alone and this is what Solis has captured. Keep up with his feed for all new media age updates and stay in the know.
@prsarahevans 73, 186 Followers
Sarah is the owner of Sevans Strategy a new media and public relations consultancy as well as creating and moderating #journchat, the first ever live tweet chat for journalists. Entrepreneurs top hot start ups and one of Forbes 14 power women to follow on twitter Sarah is one tweeter not to miss. Expect simple and informative tweets that have to clicking almost every time and smiley replies.
@prblog (Kevin Dugan) 21,356 Followers
The man behind the bad pitch blog and Strategic Public Relations blogs which intelligently critique the happenings in the strategic marketing world. Self professed sharer, doer and learning social marketer, Kevins twitter feed is the place to be for reviews on the latest PR campaigns. If having 21,365 followers to date is not enough to get your attention then I don’t know what it.
@DaveFleet 15, 929 Followers
Vice President at Edleman Digital in Toronto Dave Fleet is a tweeter not to be missed. There is always an interesting discussion going on whether it be PR related or not. Dave’s twitter handle reads ‘blogger; running nut; bookworm; gamer; Brit-nadian’ which doesn’t do justice to his detailed knowledge of social media, communication and PR. 15,00 plus followers agree.
@stedavies 5,495 Followers
PR Week have already named Stephen Davies as being the the top 1% of the PR powerful and inspirational which is a reason in itself to follow this guy. Frequent speaker at PR conference events, Stephens CV reads a list of established UK and foreign press and is now a consultant at 33 Digital. What to expect, a mix of personable photo tweets alongside some great PR insights.
Stephen was even kind enough to tweet me a reason to follow him, ‘For general rants, links and friendliness. ’
@BenCotton 4,298 Followers
Ben Cotton earned his place at Edleman from his blog Social Web thing, and flourished from Leeds metropolitan Student to Edleman PR professional. His blog is impressive in itself with awards like the European award at Euprera Spring Symposium as well as nominations for the Some Comms and CRAPPs. Not only does Bens twitter feed offer interesting social business, search and employability, he also in to his food and drink so expect some tips offs there too.
Ben says his followers can expect ‘links to posts on Social Business, Employability, Search, Content, Great Food & Drink + QPR’. What more could you ask for?
@LisaHoffmann 11, 273 Followers
The blogger at Corporate Commotion Lisa Hoffmann uses her blog to express her personal thoughts and ideas about the industry but spends her work days at Duke Energy as a social media specialist. Lisa firmly believes that the world of communication is constantly changing and that social media can be utilize, representing more than just a commercial risk. Follow Lisa and enjoy relaxed chatty conversations where work life meets persona life.
Those were our top ten, although we could easily have rolled out another ten. So if you have tweeters to add to the list let us know who they are and why we should follow them too.