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Small Business Marketing means small business networking.  Twitter has developed into a fast-paced social networking platform, where people can share thoughts, updates, and ideas.  Read on for a list of small-business marketers to follow on twitter!

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Melinda Emerson – @SmallBizLady

Melinda Emerson is the author of Become Your Own Boss and the host of Small Biz Chat.  Check out her snappy take on today’s market!

Susan Solovic – @SusanSolovic

Susan Solovic is a media personality and best-selling author whose Twitter account is full of expert advice on the latest digital marketing strategies.  Tech-savvy and hard-hitting, Susan Solovic is a fantastic addition to your daily reads.

Steve Strauss – @SteveStrauss

Steve Strauss is an author and columnist for USA Today, as well as the creator of theselfemployed.com.  He has built a career on creative success strategies for small businesses.  He’ll give you down-to-earth advice on the best ways to maximize your appeal to customers and build a customized marketing strategy.

Anita Campbell – @smallbiztrends

Anita Campbell is the CEO of the Small Business Trends family of publications.  If you follow her, you’ll get an amazing array of small-business-interest content, from managing tips to the latest software options to tips on creating video content.

Gail Goodman – @Gail_Goodman

Gail Goodman is the former CEO of Constant Contact and the author of Engagement Marketing: How Small Business Wins in a Socially-Connected World.  Gail’s a social-networking maven, and she can give you daily leads on the best way to craft and maintain a social-media presence.

Greg Sterling – @gsterling

Greg Sterling is your best bet for search engine optimization.  When he’s not tweeting, he’s a Contributing Editor at Search Engine Land and VP of Strategy and Insights at the Local Search Association.  He also writes a personal blog, Screenwerk.  An eloquent writer and veteran digital-marketing professional, he’ll help you “connect the dots” between digital media and consumer response in the real world.

Amanda Stillwagon – @SMBMarketingWiz

As Chief Marketer at Small Business Trends, Amanda oversees online marketing, email marketing and social media for the Small Business Trends family of sites.  Her twitter is a steady stream of updates and accessible how-to tutorials.  From Snapchat to SMS, follow Amanda to learn the ins and outs of digital marketing.

Ivana Taylor – @DIYMarketers

Ivana Taylor shares marketing tips and advice, with a focus on breaking down digital marketing into step-by-step instructions that anyone can follow.  As an “influencer,” her expertise is in driving conversations and shaping opinion.

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Innovation Island – @InnovationIsl

Innovation Island can put you in touch with an entire vibrant community of digital marketing experts and entrepreneurs.  They’ll also link you up with online tutorials and seminars.

Marketing Land – @Marketingland

Marketing Land gives you internet and digital marketing news daily.  Follow them for a newsfeed bursting with links and info on new technological developments, marketing and economic trends, and interviews with business leaders.

ReachLocal – @ReachLocal

ReachLocal helps businesses around the world connect to customers with a comprehensive digital marketing strategy.  Their twitter offers a wealth of detailed information on keywords to search engine optimization to soliciting customer feedback online.

Twitter is a quick and easy way to build your business knowledge online – you can scan through updates over a cup of coffee, or use your own account to start a conversation with a small-business thought leader.  Check out these Twitter MVPs and see where they lead you and your business!

Are you interested in more expert advice about digital marketing?  We recommend working with a team of digital marketing professionals who can find you the most up-to-date information and help you build an innovative plan for your business.  Contact Square 1 Group for a consultation today!