If content is king, what does that make content marketing experts? A great, must-follow resource on Twitter! In 2015, content marketing will be more important than ever, so why not learn from some of the best?
You could scan millions of tweets and vet the Twittervese, or you could let Cision do the work for you.
By leveraging CisionPoint‘s Influencer Search and the keywords Content Marketing and #ContentMarketing, we were able to identify the content marketing influencers who tweeted on topic in the last month.
Here’s our top 50, listed alphabetically.
• Jay Baer @jaybaer
NY Times best selling author, marketing consultant, keynote speaker. President of Convince & Convert
— Jay Baer (@jaybaer) December 2, 2014
• Bernie Borges @bernieborges
Digital Marketing Agency CEO, Host of Social Business Engine Digital TV show, Blogger, Speaker, Author, Christ follower.
— Bernie Borges (@bernieborges) December 2, 2014
• Alina Bradford @alinabradford
Online content specialist, mom, avid photographer and wife. I write targeted web content, ebooks, whitepapers and more for businesses and publishers.
— Alina Bradford (@alinabradford) November 26, 2014
• Michael Brenner @BrennerMichael
Head of Strategy @Newscred. Former VP of Marketing and Content Strategy@SAP. Speaker, Author and Blogger@B2BMKTGInsider.
Content Marketing Is A Strategic Solution To A Strategic Problem http://t.co/FNGDSmA1Hc
— Michael Brenner (@BrennerMichael) December 2, 2014
• David Burn @DavidBurn
Brand builder. Content machine. Disc golfer. Fan of Kurt Vonnegut, community radio and wolves in the wild.
— David Burn (@davidburn) November 30, 2014
• Brian Clark @brianclark
CEO Copyblogger Media, hosthttp://rainmaker.fm , evangelisthttp://rainmakerplatform.com .
The Complete Website Solution for Content Marketers and Internet Entrepreneurs – http://t.co/pZ3MR7bmfC
— Brian Clark (@brianclark) November 15, 2014
• Gini Dietrich @ginidietrich
“CEO Arment Dietrich. Author @spinsucks, blog and book. Co-author Marketing in the Round. Speaker. Avid cyclist. A foodie. Loves shoes & wine.
— Gini Dietrich (@ginidietrich) December 3, 2014
• Bryan Eisenberg @TheGrok
I have helped thousands of companies improve their marketing & customer experiences since 1998. Keynote speaker & New York Times best selling author.
— Bryan Eisenberg (@TheGrok) November 25, 2014
• Meryl K Evans @merylkevans
Writer/editor/social media’r/content marketer (http://meryl.net ). ISTJ. Mom of 3. #BA75. Hearing-free. TV addict who knows too many useless facts.
— Meryl K. Evans (@merylkevans) November 25, 2014
• Bob Geller @rgeller
President of Fusion PR (http://www.FusionPR.com ), news junkie, music lover, dad.
— Bob Geller (@rgeller) December 2, 2014
• Jeneba Jalloh Ghatt @JenebaSpeaks
Culture Critic.Wordsmith .Lawyer.Author.Founder.ex-WashTimes. Politic365 & Urban Faith Columnist.WhiteHouse Black Bloggers Summit.Ghatt Media Holdings.Publisher
— Jeneba Jalloh Ghatt (@JenebaSpeaks) November 30, 2014
• Alexis Grant @alexisgrant
Entrepreneurial writer & digital strategist. Fascinated by the new world of work. Founder of @TheWriteLife and Socialexis, a content marketing biz.
— Alexis Grant (@alexisgrant) November 22, 2014
• Ally Greer @allygreer
Director, Community & Content @scoopit| Penn State. geek. sports fanatic. music lover. runner. | I know all the words to We Didn’t Start the Fire.
— Ally Greer (@allygreer) December 2, 2014
• Lin Grensing-Pophal @LinWriter
Content management/marketing, business journalist, #ASJA and #IABCmember. I love generating results by leveraging content across multiple channels!
The Content Cornucopia: What Content Is Your Audience Craving This Thanksgiving? [INFOGRAPHIC] http://t.co/eP3JPDfemR
— Lin Grensing-Pophal (@LinWriter) November 24, 2014
• Ann Handley @MarketingProfs
Head of Content here at ‘Profs. I’m waging a war on mediocrity in content.http://www.annhandley.com
Five Content Marketing Tips for Every Holiday http://t.co/9jJ7y6b1ey [all year, too.]
— Ann Handley (@MarketingProfs) December 2, 2014
• Ryan Hanley @RyanHanley_com
Find your audience, tell your story and win the battle for attention online. Listen to the Content Warfare Podcast here: http://goo.gl/pPZ1LB
Google Plus: Where Content Marketing and SEO Collide | #68 Content Warfare TV http://t.co/1M2YvetWK3
— Ryan Hanley (@RyanHanley_Com) December 3, 2014
• Kathryn Hawkins @kathrynhawkins
Principal at Eucalypt Media, a content marketing agency. Helping companies and organizations all over the world captivate audiences with their stories.
#SMBME good content marketing is about defining your voice and building your brand around that.
— Kathryn Hawkins (@kathrynhawkins) November 14, 2014
• John Haydon @johnhaydon
Dad first • Digital PR and fundraising for smart nonprofits • Author #FacebookMarketing for Dummies http://fbm4d.com •#GivingTuesday
How to Hack Facebook Interests Lists for Content Marketing » http://t.co/f31a9pulQR
— ? John Haydon (@johnhaydon) November 27, 2014
• Kristi Hines @kikolani
Freelance writer and blogger. Interests include business, marketing, psychology, photography, and tennis. Questions? Tweet me or visit http://kristihines.com
— Kristi Hines (@kikolani) November 25, 2014
• John Jantsch @ducttape
Small business marketing consultant, speaker and author of Duct Tape Marketing, Duct Tape Selling, The Referral Engine and The Commitment Engine.
— John Jantsch (@ducttape) November 29, 2014
• Jeff Korhan @jeffkorhan
Marketing Keynote Speaker and Coach for Small Business. Author of Built-In Social [ http://www.builtinsocial.com ] and Podcast Host [ http://www.thisoldnewbusiness.com ]
— Jeff Korhan (@jeffkorhan) December 3, 2014
• Shelly Kramer @ShellyKramer
Marketing/brand strategist, idea generator, digital content magician, scribbler, information junkie. Luv MilkDuds+Beer. Member of Oversharers Anonymous.
Is Content Marketing Worth the Squeeze? 61% of Consumers Prefer It http://t.co/tHyEuVDlg7
— Shelly Kramer (@ShellyKramer) December 2, 2014
• Joe Lazauskas @JoeLazauskas
WHOOOOOOOOOO!!! (Editor in Chief @Contently)
— Joe Lazauskas (@JoeLazauskas) December 1, 2014
• Rebecca Lieb @lieblink
all media, all the time – @AltimeterGroup analyst covering digital advertising, media & content
— Rebecca Lieb (@lieblink) November 18, 2014
• Geoff Livingston @geoffliving
Founder of @Tenacity5Media. Author. Photographer – http://365fullframe.com . Avatar by @cademartin.
Does Brand Journalism Suffer From Integrity Issues?http://t.co/WPuL8mrflm
— Geoff Livingston (@geoffliving) December 2, 2014
• Kari Lloyd @Kari_Lloyd
Writer. Content & SEO Ninja. Currently using my strange and terrible power at @VonageBiz.
— Kari Lloyd (@Kari_Lloyd) December 1, 2014
• Stephanie Losee @slosee
Dell Managing Editor, branded content geek, intrapreneur, de-jargonator and journalist re-jobinator
— Stephanie Losee (@slosee) December 2, 2014
• Michelle Manafy @michellemanafy
Editorial director, Digital Content Next. Digital media industry thinker, speaker, writer.
— Michelle Manafy (@michellemanafy) December 3, 2014
• Drew McLellan @DrewMcLellan
Owner of Agency Management Institute (formerly AMR) and McLellan Marketing Group, author, speaker, blogger but mostly Dad
Content marketing playbook http://t.co/X9Cp8Gstrz
— Drew McLellan (@DrewMcLellan) November 29, 2014
• Tabitha Naylor @tabithanaylor
Seasoned sales and marketing pro who not only appreciates the importance of good marketing, but can deliver it as well.
— Tabitha Naylor (@tabithanaylor) December 3, 2014
• Michael Neubarth @MichaelNeubarth
Tech Marketer, Analyst, Journalist
— Michael Neubarth (@MichaelNeubarth) December 2, 2014
• Syed Noman Ali @ITSocialGuide
I would love to help Stratup to initiate Business and Brands through Search Engine and Social Media space #Blogger at @Socialhun8 Web Strategist at @Cygnismedia
— Syed Noman Ali (@ITSocialGuide) December 3, 2014
• Lee Odden @leeodden
CEO @TopRank Online Marketing. Author, Speaker & Consultant for B2B Content Marketing, Social Media, PR & Search. Proud Dad, World Traveler, Foodie, Beardie.
— Lee Odden (@leeodden) December 3, 2014
• Steve Olenski @steveolenski
@Forbes @HuffPost @BusinessInsider (among others) contributor – Writer/Social Junkie/Massive Coffee Imbiber-@OracleMktgCloud Sr Writer-All Tweets are mine.
— steve olenski (@steveolenski) November 26, 2014
• Nancy Shonka Padberg @NancyPadberg
VP Global Marketing Scoopshot, BOD Navigate Boomer Media, BOD Pepperdine University Alum, Speaker, Former Big 12 Golfer, Kappa Delta, MBA, Empowering others
Is your content strategy approached from a holistic point of view? #contentmarketing
— Nancy Shonka Padberg (@NancyPadberg) November 26, 2014
• Ryan Petersen @RyanPete
Head of CDW’s content marketing program and editor in chief of BizTech, FedTech, StateTech, EdTech: K-12 and EdTech: Higher Education magazines
— Ryan Petersen (@RyanPete) November 25, 2014
• Lisa Petrilli @LisaPetrilli
Forbes Top 50 CMO, CMO Vanda Inc., Leadership Exec/Consultant, Passion: Visionary Leadership! Author: The Introvert’s Guide to Success in Business & Leadership
— Lisa Petrilli (@LisaPetrilli) November 24, 2014
• Joe Pulizzi @JoePulizzi
Content Marketing Institute (@CMIContent) and Content Marketing World #cmworld. Author, Epic Content Marketing. #orangehttps://plus.google.com/+JoePulizzi ?
— Joe Pulizzi (@JoePulizzi) December 1, 2014
• Mark Ragan @MarkRaganCEO
CEO of Ragan Communications. Publisher of @PRDaily, @RaganComms, @RaganHealth, HR Communication.
Feet and fear: A marathon content marketing case study http://t.co/hOQF1Bmc5j
— Mark Ragan (@MarkRaganCEO) December 3, 2014
• Francisco Rosales @socialmouths
I help entrepreneurs and small businesses turn their vanilla web presence into a profit powerhouse. Caffeine addict and Fan of Dr. Sheldon Cooper. Bazinga!
— Francisco Rosales (@socialmouths) December 2, 2014
• Barbara Rozgonyi @wiredprworks
Speaker / Trainer / Engine | Top 50 #Blogger | Hashtag Lover #LinkedIn #Chicago #PR #SocialMedia #Rockstar #EventProfs # #MPI #Entrepreneur #Photography
27 Content Marketing Industry Words, Plainly Defined http://t.co/CPBLOpXOeJ
— Barbara Rozgonyi (@wiredprworks) December 1, 2014
• Ruben Sanchez @CentralSQ
Director of Marketing at http://www.Skyword.com , former RKG, Babson MBA, Hermano, Marked to Market. My tweets.
How to Use Content Marketing to Build Authority and Subject Matter Expertise http://t.co/CbqUBu7sIM
— Ruben Sanchez (@CentralSQ) December 3, 2014
• Mike Sansone @mikesansone
#SmallBusiness Dev – I help small business in building a better presence online & offline. Blog athttp://www.ConverStations.com Also follow@smallbiztracks
— Mike Sansone (@mikesansone) December 3, 2014
• Neal Schaffer @NealSchaffer
Author, @MaxYourSocial | Founder@msocialbusiness | Trilingual Social Media Strategy Consultant, Coach, and Speaker
— Neal Schaffer (@NealSchaffer) December 3, 2014
• Bill Slawski @bill_slawski
Passionate about search, semantic web, patents, the environment, music, and life. Director of Search at Go Fish Digital.(SEO 17 yrs) Tweets aren’t endorsements.
Content Marketing will have its biggest year next year since 1900, when the Michelin guide was born.
— Bill Slawski (@bill_slawski) December 1, 2014
• Ann Smarty @seosmarty
#Blogger | Founder http://MyBlogU.com | Co-founder #VCBuzz | Brand manager @NinjasMarketing +If all you need is SEO, follow @annsmarty [I tweet a lot!]
— Ann Smarty (@seosmarty) December 3, 2014
• Mari Smith @marismith
Facebook Marketing Expert, Social Media Thought Leader, Globe-trotting Speaker, Author. ‘Mari like Ferrari’. ? Meet me in San Diego!
— Mari Smith (@MariSmith) November 26, 2014
• Stanford Smith @pushingsocial
Obsessed with content marketing, blog promotion, blog marketing, and blog design. Let’s Talk:
— Stanford Smith (@pushingsocial) December 3, 2014
• Denise Wakeman @DeniseWakeman
Your Adventure in Visibility starts here… http://boostyourvisibility.com … get on the path to getting more traffic, better clients and bigger opportunities.
— Denise Wakeman (@DeniseWakeman) December 3, 2014
• Peter Winick @PeterWinick
Deep expertise in helping those with deep expertise.
— Peter Winick (@PeterWinick) December 2, 2014
Did we miss any? Add who you think should have made the list in our comments section.