The World’s Top 50 Email Marketing Influencers

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It continues to echo across the web. Email marketing still has the best return on investment of any other marketing tactic. Are you dedicating time and resources to a sound email marketing strategy? If you’re looking to pump up the volume, we’ve compiled a list of the top 50 email marketing influencers on social media to get the latest news, tips and tactics from.

Factors considered in the list include: high volume of recent, on-topic tweets related to email marketing, a dedicated niche of community followers, engagement on their email marketing related tweets, and their “cone of influence,” or, in other words, their connections to other industry marketers on social media.

The list includes influencers globally representing eight countries, including the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia, Netherlands, Germany, Belgium and Israel. In total, they have over 150,000 followers with an impressive reach of approximately 6,822,203 people.

In alphabetical order below, you’ll find their name, bio, and most recent email marketing related tweet:

1) Chris Arrendale
Email Deliverability, Privacy, & Software Geek. Passionate about email marketing & privacy. I also tweet about wine. Known for wearing white shoes and karaoke!

2) Mark Brownlow

Business writer, content creator, observer, soccer dad. Owner of Email Marketing Reports. Columnist at SmartInsights.

3) Scott Cohen
VP of Marketing @inboxgroup. Email Marketer. Sports Nut. Dad. Opinionated Cynic. Tweet about those things. Blogger on @scottwritesall and other places.

4) David Daniels

CEO of The Relevancy Group. Longtime marketing industry analyst, David is recognized as one of the most influential voices in the email marketing industry.

5) Dennis Dayman

Dennis has more than 20 yrs of experience combating spam, security/privacy issues, data governance issues, and improving email delivery. Frequent seed investor

6) Daniel Faggella

Dedicated to the vigilant pursuit of the future of sentience, technology and human potential. Founder of and CLVboost consultancy.

7) Skip Fidura
Digital marketer, CSD @dotMailer and Chairdude of @DMAEmail helping clients acquire, convert, and retain customers.

8) Tamara Gielen

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9) Natalie Giddings 
Family + Latte + Marketing

10) Nate Goodman

Small business advice, WordPress websites, & email marketing stuff for the rest of us! Grab a cup of coffee and join the conversation.

11) Sarah Greesonbach 
I write about #Marketing, #Technology, #Career, and #PersonalFinance (& more). I’ve been told I’m a keeper.

12) Luke Guy

Blogger, Young Entrepreneur, Graphic Designer, Business Insider.


13) John W. Hayes

Marketing Strategist and Contributing Author @iContact & @Vocus, Author of #BecomingTHEExpert @Brightwordpub, Content Marketing & Email Marketing Speaker

14) Phil Hollows

CEO of , the feed, email & social media marketing automation service & premium FeedBurner alternative


15) Simms Jenkins

CEO of @BrightWave, North America’s leading email marketing agency. Author of @NewInboxBook & The Truth About Email Marketing. Father of 3.


16) Jeanne Jennings

Vice President of Global Strategic Services at Alchemy Worx, a 100% Email Marketing Agency — 20+ years of online/email marketing/product development experience

17) Jay Jhun

I am fanatical about email. necessarily fascinated with social, mobile, web and analytics. now serving at @brightwave as VP of Strategic Services

18) Justine Jordan
Loves design, email marketing, the internet, technology, UX and cats — especially when combined. Always has an opinion. Works @LitmusApp.

19) Harry Kaplowitz

Product Manager at @iContact. Featured blogger on @EmailCritic. I could live on iced coffee + craft beer. I was raised by the #TarHeels and #Mets.


20) Kate Kiefer Lee 

Writer and editor at MailChimp + TinyLetter, coauthor of Nicely Said ( )

21) Spencer Kollas

Global Director of Delivery Services at Experian Marketing Services

22) Andrew Kordek
Bald. Smart ass. Softball player. Great practical joker. Thrifty. Brave. Clean. Reverent. Email Marketing. Chief Strategist and Co-Founder of @trendlinei


23) Ken Magill

Longtime online & email marketing trade reporter. Publisher of the Magill Report. Martini drinker. Cigar smoker. Opinionated. Admittedly sometimes abrasive.

24) Bill McCloskey

Founder Only Influencers ( ), The World’s Trusted Community for Email Marketers


25) Loren McDonald

Tweet on email marketing, retail/ecommerce, mobile, social, marketing automation; VP/evangelist for @Silverpop

26) David Moth

Deputy Editor @Econsultancy. PFA Player of the Year 2010/11. Once retweeted by Prince. Views my own.

27) Alyssa Nahatis
Alyssa Nahatis. Email Deliverability and Reputation Management. My personal views.

28) Ayaz Nanji

I’m a digital content strategist, writer/editor, and location independent nomad. I tweet mainly about tech, marketing, and travel.

29) Cara Olson DEGenius @DEGdigital by day; wife and mom of two by night. I heart shoes, Starbucks, running, JCrew, KC Royals. In my next life I’m a backup dancer for Britney.

30) Mia Papanicolaou   Passionate about email marketing | A fan of push communication, using data effectively, email security and document encryption

31) Kath Pay
Email marketing consultant, trainer & author. IDM & Econsultancy lecturer. Sign up to receive 50 Simple but Highly Effective Email Tips:

32) Dela Quist
The inconvenient truth about email is nothing is likely to make you more money than sending another email FIND OUT WHY

33) Arvind Raman  CRM & Digital/Email Marketing Technologist/Enthusiast/Addict. Things I tweet abt #crm, #emailmktg, #cricket. Global Practice Manager at @salesforce @exacttarget

34) David Rekuc   @Ripen_eCommerce. I tweet about Marketing, eCommerce, and entrepreneurship.

35) Becs Rivett
Email marketing geek, public speaker, glasses fiend. Advocate of naps & nice typefaces. Self facilitating media node. Foodie account @laythetable

36) Elliot Ross

MD & Founder of Mobile Email Design & Creative agency @actionrocket. Maker of @taxiforemail. (now quite old) Design folio:

37) Tom Sather Sr. Director of Email Research at Return Path. I also like ice cream, nachos, and life’s oddities.

38) Chris Sietsema Helps companies create/manage/measure their own digital marketing campaigns. Lover of wit, irony, athletics & a good day’s work.

39) Elisa Silverman
#B2B #content #writer; Main rule: Don’t waste readers’ time – be relevant, or at least be interesting! Lover of arts & spas; born & bred Chicago sports fan.

40) Kimberly Snyder  

Sr. Marketing Strategist @ Yes Lifecycle Marketing, Former Email Marketing Manager @ & Director of Strategic Services @ Bronto

41) Sydney Aron Sullivan  Digital & Email Marketing geek passionate about email & cultivating a community for Atlanta marketers. Member @atltechvillage & BOD @AtlantAIMA

42) Andy T Digi-Marketing Geek, Email Deliverability, Creative, Oracle @Pure360. Recently a father, hair in profile pic is not my own, tash was for Movember only 🙂

43) Tink Taylor
Founder & COO of @dotMailer Member of the Email Marketing Councils (DMA & IAB). Loves keeping clients happy . Blogger on dotMailer, DMA, IAB & Econsultancy

44) Jordie van Rijn

Email marketing consultant | Columnist | Customer Philosopher | Aspiring Stand up | Dutchman | Check, check Newsletter –

45) Matthew Vernhout  Author, Blogger, CPO, Deliverability expert, Digital Marketing & Privacy Advocate, Gamer, Speaker. *All opinions are mine

46) Dennis Wakabayashi Online strategist executing on critically acclaimed web sites, social media strategies and email marketing for ad agencies, start-ups and renowned corporations.

47) Tim Watson 
Email consultant, follow me for email marketing tips. Using evidence, not unsubstantiated opinion, to deliver results. See for more.

48) Chad White

Author of Email Marketing Rules and 1000s of articles & posts | Steward of @ETswipefile | Lead Research Analyst at @Salesforce @ExactTarget @MarketingCloud

49) Anna Yeaman  Creative Director at STYLECampaign – email creative agency

50) Justin Zhu Founder @Iterable. Ex @Twitter & @Google. @CarnegieMellon alum.

Is there an email marketer you think should be on this list? Leave their name in the comments section below!

Image: Andreas Cappell (Creative Commons)

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