Twitter is more than just a place for people to share their minute-to-minute activities. There are many professionals who use Twitter as a platform for engaging their audience and sharing their knowledge (Follow @BlitzLeadMngr for our best small business and crm advice, sales facts, and posts). If you’re an avid tweeter and you’re interested in business, check out the list of influencers below.
1.) Bill Gates, @BillGates
The richest man in the world knows a thing or two about business. As Chairman of Microsoft and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Gates still finds time to keep his followers informed on Microsoft and his foundation work, as well as useful advice on running a business.
2.) Richard Branson, @richardbranson
If you’re someone who appreciates a good work-life balance, consider following Branson, the CEO of Virgin, who’s also the 4th richest man in the UK. He has a humorous approach to social media and often posts useful links to articles and resources for entrepreneurs and business professionals, as well as links to his blog.
3.) Guy Kawasaki, @GuyKawasaki
Kawasaki is a venture capitalist, best selling author, director of Garage Tech Ventures, and creator of Alltop. A man of many business hats, Kawasaki regularly tweets links to articles related to business and entrepreneurial ventures.
4.) Seth Godin, @ThisIsSethsBlog
This is the second time Seth Godin has appeared on our blog. We featured a lecture of his in our post “The Top 5 Most Inspirational TED Talks for Business and Salespeople.” Godin is a marketing and entrepreneurial expert who’s written several best selling books on marketing, selling, and entrepreneurship. He has a very active presence on twitter and tweets about business trends, marketing tips, and venture news.
5.) Bernadeen McLeod, @Bernadeen
McLeod is founder of the organization Mentor Works Ltd, and she is also a well-known mentor and business coach. Her tweets include tips, news, useful resources, and articles that are specific to entrepreneurs and small business owners.