10 Sales and Marketing Gurus You Need to be following on Twitter

Twitter_logo-7Twitter is home to a wealth of Key opinion leaders within the sales and marketing industry that practically live on the platform. These experts generously share their unique business insights and offer reams of intelligent commentary on industry developments.

In addition to this, the platform allows users to actually engage with each other, meaning you can network with fellow industry experts, swap ideas on and discuss all the latest sales and marketing news. As the benefits of Twitter are so clear, you really don’t have to be a genius to see the value of being an active user.

The quality of you experience on Twitter is directly impacted by those you choose to follow, therefore, if it’s marketing knowledge, insights and networking opportunities that you’re after, be sure to follow these top marketing gurus:

1. Donald Miller, StoryBrand – 219,000 followers, shares marketing advice and various pieces of inspirational content for marketers and entrepreneurs.

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2. Ann Handley, author & chief content officer @MarketingProfs – 12,000 followers, shares tips, marketing advice and inside knowledge from industry events.

3. Nancy Bleeke, SalesProInsider – author of marketing book Conversations That Sell, shares key marketing knowledge

4. Max Altschuler, author – “sales hacker”, regularly shares sales advice from around the world.

5. Joe Pulizzi, Z Squared – Joe has successfully built up a number of marketing publications, and hosts one of the most popular events in the industry. He regular shares content from his own sources, as well as marketing trends

6. Rand Fishkin, Wizard of Moz – 228,000 followers who retweet a whopping two thirds of his content

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7. Wendy Weiss, author and seminar speaker, Wendy is an industry expert on cold calling, and lead generation, and also works as a sales coach and sales trainer.

8. Dharmesh Shah, HubSpot – Dharmesh is founder and CTO of HubSpot, giving him an insider’s perspective on marketing and entrepreneurship, as well as some very valuable advice. He’s also an angel investor and shares advice on startups and startup funding.

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9. Mark Schaefer, consultant @Schaefer Marketing Solutions – Mark regularly tweets valuable marketing and content advice from publications within the industry, taking inspiration from both large and small sources.

10. Geoffrey James, author and blogger – Geoffrey is an award winning blogger and his books aim to demystify sales and make it much simpler. He focuses on B2B sales in particular.

Once you’ve added these sales gurus to your Twitter last, add us – Virtual Sales Limited. We’re sales and telemarketing experts and can help you achieve your business goals.

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Andy Dickens

Andy Dickens is a veteran of IT Sales, used to leading by example. He is the CEO of Virtual Sales Limited (VSL) who offer telesales, telemarketing, lead generation and appointment setting services to B2b businesses. He previously was Sales Director EMEA for Red Hat and before that ran sales at Visio before it was acquired by Microsoft.