Twitter is full of people and companies claiming to be small business experts. If you’re not careful you could end up following accounts that are nothing but a bunch of fluff. No REAL business advice, just weak articles that won’t help your business excel. Don’t let this happen to you!
Only follow relevant and helpful accounts that share content you can use to help your business grow. In an effort to help you find those small business experts, we’ve put together a shortlist of Twitter users who we think are the cat’s pajamas.
Whether you’re looking advice on how to start a business or how to expand into a new market, you’ll find help from the experts on this list. Follow them today and pay close attention to the content they share. It’s solid gold!
Small Business Experts to Follow on Twitter:
1. Entrepreneurship Magazine – @EntMagazine
We can’t say enough about Entrepreneurship Magazine. Follow them for expert advice on a variety of topics, ranging from launching a startup to firing up a new location.
— Entrepreneur (@EntMagazine) November 5, 2014
2. Buffer – @buffer
You may think Buffer is all about social media, but you’re wrong. The team at Buffer consistently puts out great content that will help your business succeed. Be sure to watch out for the next #bufferchat, too.
Q3: How do you find what your true passion/calling is? #bufferchat
— Buffer (@buffer) November 5, 2014
3. Mashable Business – @MashBusiness
You know Mashable, but do you know Mashable Business? If not, you certainly should. Follow for news about small business, advertising & marketing, money & finance, plus careers and business apps.
— Mashable Business (@mashbusiness) November 5, 2014
4. EntreDot – @EntreDotorg
Want practical advice on topics from productivity to social media? This is the account for you!
8 Apps to Help You Get More Done in Less Time http://t.co/3hmR2VqX4C
— EntreDot (@EntreDotorg) October 29, 2014
5. SmallBusiness.com – @SmallBusiness
The Twitter handle pretty well sums this account up. If it pertains to small business, you’ll find it here.
— SmallBusiness.com (@smallbusiness) October 23, 2014
6. Forbes – @Forbes
Forbes is one of the biggest names in business, and it’s that way for a reason. They consistently share excellent content for business owners from all industries.
Popeyes is crushing rivals with a mix of upscale marketing & unapologetically greasy comfort food: http://t.co/EVM9dBzTGS
— Forbes (@Forbes) November 5, 2014
7. WikiReviews – @WikiReviews
As an up and coming review site, WikiReviews is focused on creating content that is targeted to help small businesses succeed. From customer service to online review etiquette, you’ll find it all.
— WikiReviews (@WikiReviews) October 30, 2014
8. Anita Campbell – @SmallBizTrends
Anita has been rocking the small biz world for a long time. Follow her for expert advice on all things small business.
— Anita Campbell (@smallbiztrends) November 5, 2014
9. OPEN Forum – @OpenForum
Want help on staying ahead of your competition. OPEN Forum can help you make it happen!
Tips on how to stay above your competition: http://t.co/AkAqpoO7TS
— OPEN Forum (@OPENForum) November 5, 2014
10. Inc. – @Inc
Inc. offers timely and relevant advice for businesses both big and small. Follow them today and keep an eye out for articles from employee retention to content marketing.
— Inc. (@Inc) November 5, 2014
11. SBA – @SBAGov
Follow the U.S. Small Business Administration for timely content that is catered to the American business owner. Keep a watchful eye out for free webinars, too.
— SBA (@SBAgov) November 4, 2014
12. Gary Vaynerchuk – @GaryVee
Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook. Need we say more? Follow Gary for expert business advice and probably a laugh or two, too. He’s funny, down to earth, and insanely smart.
How to Determine the ROI of Anything https://t.co/pFUrZEg3Vx
— Gary Vaynerchuk (@garyvee) November 5, 2014
13. Melinda Emerson – @SmallBizLady
No nonsense business advice, coming at you! Melinda delivers helpful content all day everyday, so follow along.
— Melinda Emerson (@SmallBizLady) August 25, 2014
14. EntreLeadership – @Entreleadership
You know of Dave Ramsey, but have you heard of his business playbook, Entreleadership? If not, you have now and we expect you to follow them closely. Dave and his team take big business problems and break them down so anyone can understand.
What is one trait almost every successful entrepreneur has in common? They have a mentor. Find a great one and learn.
— EntreLeadership (@EntreLeadership) November 4, 2014
15. Fast Company – @FastCompany
Fast Company offers a unique perspective on a wide variety of business topics. Follow them to be inspired to go beyond traditional business boundaries.
How to balance youth and experience when building your staff http://t.co/z3EcTo9h2K
— Fast Company (@FastCompany) November 5, 2014
Are there small business experts we didn’t include that you think should be on this list? Share your suggestions in the comments below!