It’s hard to keep up with the information overload there is due to social media.
Almost anyone can establish their authority online, resulting in an influx of “social media experts” - making it hard to pinpoint who exactly we can rely on for valuable insights.
For this reason, I wrote up this blog to share some of the top social media marketers online.
1) Mari Smith
The “Queen of Facebook” will give you actionable insight when it comes to Facebook marketing best practices. Mari is a renowned social media thought leader who’s worked with many brands like the BBC and Forbes, to name a few. So give her a follow on Facebook to keep up to date with the latest Facebook marketing strategies.
2) Donna Maritz
Donna is a fantastic content strategist who has an award-winning blog called “Socially Sorted”, which shares excellent insight into all things blogging, content strategy, and social media. She’s also worked for top brands, including Microsoft, so if you’re looking for social media ideas, you can count on Donna.
3) Gary Vaynerchuck
Gary Vaynerchuck is one of the most well-known social media marketing influencers. He’s been invested in internet marketing since its inception. If you follow him on any social media channel, you’ll experience the raw energy he brings forward. So not only will you learn from the best, but you will also be entertained.
4) Michael A. Stelzner
The Founder and CEO of Social Media Examiner, the “world’s largest social media marketing resource”, shares tried and tested social media strategies to generate leads, sales, boost engagement and reach. If you follow him on his socials, he shares great advice and tutorials - so he’s not one to miss!
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5) Marcus Sheridan
Marcus shares impressive tips that he’s proved to work wonders in the world of marketing. In fact, he’s been named the “Web Marketing Guru”. You can find him on LinkedIn, but I’d say his best advice comes from his revolutionary book I’ve actually started to read called “They Ask, You Answer,” which has given me valuable insight into how to deliver marketing messages to target audiences effectively.
6) Social Chain
Across the UK and even stretching beyond borders, Social Chain is one of the most successful social media agencies. They work with top brands like Coca-Cola, Apple, McDonald's, Mastercard and much more! They help brands achieve their social-first campaigns through insight, data and creative content.
7) Steven Bartlett
As you can imagine, The founder of Social Chain, Steve Bartlett, is the best in the business, and he’s only 28 years old! He started the business from his bedroom in Manchester when he was just 22 years old. If you follow his social channels, you’ll enjoy his inspiration and motivation to build a successful business and becoming an entrepreneur.
8) We Are Social
We are Social is known as one of the largest social media agencies, based in major cities worldwide. Working with high profile brands like Netflix, Google, and Audi, to name a few, they have set a benchmark for social media marketing in creating strategic and innovative content, bringing brands across in the best way possible.
9) Squared Academy
If Instagram is your main game, or if you’d like the best tips to boost your Instagram performance, then you need to follow Squared Academy. They have successfully shared valuable guides, tools, and resources to increase followers, engagement, and reach on Instagram, making themselves the go-to source.
DigitalMarketer has become a leader in the industry for helping people understand marketing skills to grow their business. They share a tonne of free resources that will get you in the right direction when it comes to every aspect of digital marketing.
These are just a few of the many outstanding social media marketers out there.
If you want to learn the best practices for social media, following the field experts is a great way to start.
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