Top 10 Digital Marketing and SEO influencers to follow on Twitter (in 2020)

The best place to get fresh updates on any subject is to follow a set of great influencers on Twitter.

For those who are interested in Digital Marketing and SEO, I have analysed more than 40 twitter influencer profiles and here I present the best 10 profiles to follow.

Analysis was based on six parameters.

  1. Original Content
  2. Quality Retweets
  3. Post Engagement by the followers
  4. Post Engagement by the Author
  5. Followers Count
  6. Following Count

Read why I used these parameters, how I carried out the analysis and how an influencer profile can be further improved here,

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I will first list down the top 10 profiles and then all the influencer profiles I analysed.

1. Brian Dean

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One follows Brian for SEO updates. So he gives his audience what they expected by posting some quality content originally created by him and by retweeting relevant content.

On top of that, he has a pretty decent engagement in posts by his followers. Brian also takes his time to reply most of them.

If you are interested about content on Search Engine Optimisation, this is a must follow account. You can also checkout his blog at Backlinko.

2. Cyrus Shepard

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Cyrus is mostly tweeting about SEO and post some quality content on the subject from two blogs and

He also engages with the followers in comments and replies to most of his followers’ questions.

3. Joost de Valk

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Joost is the founder of the WordPress plugin Yoast SEO. Currently he is the Chief Product Officer at Yoast. He mostly post quality content from Yoast SEO Blog and from his personal blog.

4. Pam Moore

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Pam Moore is the CEO at Marketing Nutz, a social media marketing and branding agency.

Mostly tweets about social media marketing and content marketing from her two websites and

5. Rand Fishkin

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Mostly tweet original content from his blog SparkToro on digital marketing, SEO and startups.

6. Darren Shaw

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Darren is tweeting from so many interesting sources including his blog Whitespark. Further, he use Retweeting wisely to inform his audience on updates from a range of sources.

7. Britney Muller

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An active character in twitter. Britney tweet original content from Moz and retweet relevant content for SEO and digital marketing from a range of sources.

8. Ross Hudgens

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Ross creates his content at Siegemedia. Also retweet quality content on SEO and content marketing.

9. John Rampton

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John Rampton tweet some high quality content throughout his feed.

However, the engagement of his 1.3 million followers is at a considerably low level

10. Ian Lurie

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Ian tweet some original content from his blog as well.

The reason how his twitter account managed to stay at the top 10 is his active engagement with the followers

11. More Digital Marketing and SEO influencers to follow in twitter

I have given the above list based on certain parameters which I discuss in this blog post.

However, there are more twitter accounts you should follow if you are interested about the subject.

For example, some of these twitter accounts could not come to the top five just based on the fact that their engagement with the followers was low or they did not retweet at all.

Therefore based on the parameters I used for this particular analysis, I had to cut them off even though they had some quality content posted regularly.

So this is the list of influencers I considered and I recommend you to checkout their twitter accounts and follow them as well. Following list is not in any order.

Yes It was me at the last. I tweet valuable content on Business, Marketing and Tech.

Now, If you think I should add more influencers to the list, please comment below. I would love to hear from you.

Thanuj Gunawardana

Marketer and Business Analyst. Say Hi on Twitter

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