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									Top 20 Twitter Small Business Experts We Really

2011 has been called by many as the year of the twitter. This was the year every business owner
serious about social media tried to build her presence on Twitter. Twitter is probably the best
place to learn new things and directly interact with awesome new people.

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We at had the privilege of learning and interacting with some of the most
influential people on Twitter. So this our attempt to thank these experts and recognize them for
their efforts.

So without further delay here is the list (Alphabetically).

Adam Toren (@thebizguy)
He is the guy who inspires us to think big everyday. Right from his quotes to his small snippets
of advice, everything makes him the lovable small business expert.

@thebizguy thanks for being awesome and for giving every Small Biz something to dream about
in 2011
   26 minutes ago via webReplyRetweetFavorite


Amilya Antonetti (@amilya)
You probably know her outside twitter on Fox News, but it is her effortless interaction with her
followers on twitter which is most admired by us. We only wish she shared a bit more Small
Business advice based on her rich experience.

@amilya we are one of your greatest admirers and we are lucky to have learned from you in
   19 minutes ago via webReplyRetweetFavorite

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Ann Handley (@marketingprofs)
Ann Handley really knows how to make the content of MarketingProfs go crazy viral. As the
Chief Content Officer she is the driving force behind the super awesome content coming
@MarketingProfs keep rocking in 2012. Learned a lot from you and MarketingProfs in
  17 minutes ago via webReplyRetweetFavorite


Carrie Wilkerson (@barefoot_exec)
Carrie Wilkerson has been seen on Lifetime TV,, CNN, and much more. While not
busy focusing on her career as a speaker, author, small business owner, she is busy away with
her four kids.
@barefoot_exec u are a hero to many women entreps we have interacted with. Plz continue
being awsm in 2012
  15 minutes ago via webReplyRetweetFavorite


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Chris Brogan (@chrisbrogan)
You might know him as the co-author of Trust Agents, one of New York Times bestselling
books or seen him write an article for Entrepreneur Magazine. But he is also the president of a
media and educational company called Human Business Works.

@chrisbrogan you have given us new things to learn in more than one place. Love you for
  11 minutes ago via webReplyRetweetFavorite


Dharmesh Shah (@dharmesh)
Having found two startups, Pyramid Digital Solutions and HubSpot, he knows what he’s talking
about when it comes to startups. As a technology guy big on coding, we are lucky to see that not
all his tweets are about coding. (actually none of it is on coding)

@dharmesh your blog and your tweets start our day with great advice. Plz cont. to be a rockstar
in 2012.
  8 minutes ago via webReplyRetweetFavorite


George Clegg (@LogicalD)

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George Clegg has been the owner of an IT consulting firm for over 20 years, and has learned the
difficulties and issues that many small business owners may face. Anything you need to know
about IT, he’s your man.

@LogicalD u r one of the few people who taught us that small biz needs more than just
marketing to grow thx
  5 minutes ago via webReplyRetweetFavorite


Hanna Hasl-Kelchner (@NoNonsenseLawyr)
If you are looking for legal knowledge on how to use law as a strategic business tool, then Hanna
Hasl-Kelchner is your woman! She’s helped plenty of executives, business managers, and
entrepreneurs with their legal matters.

@NoNonsenseLawyr thanks a ton for helping small biz make sense of the legal world in
  2 minutes ago via webReplyRetweetFavorite


John Jantsch (@ducttape)

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John Jantsch blog, Duct Tape Marketing, has been chosen as Forbes favorite for marketing and
small business. Who better to get information from than from the source itself, providing you
new marketing ways and strategies.

Kim Garst (@kimgarst)
Looking for a social media expert? You’ve come to the right place. You may say that Kim Garst
is a social media guru. Got questions about how to use Twitter or Facebook or Youtube to help
your business? Ask her, or just check her Facebook page.
Laura Roeder (@lkr)
Another social media guru not to rule out is Laura Roeder. She went from a “Junior Designer” to
a “CEO” within a matter of minutes when she quit her job and started her own business. Who
better to follow than someone who’s taken the dive and wants to help others better their

Liz Strauss (@lizstrauss)
As a speaker, teacher, community builder, thought leader, Liz Strauss hold the title of being one
of the most influential blogger on the Internet. She is currently the CEO and founder of SOBCon
and runs

Matt Wilson (@mattwilsontv)
Matt Wilson is looking to help any young entrepreneur further their career in life. He is the Co-
founder of Under30CEO, a leading media company for news, trends, and events for young

Melinda Emerson (@SmallBizLady)

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You can find Melinda Emerson hosting #SmallBizChat on Twitter every Wednesday from 8-
9PM EST. She is also the author of Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months.

Nina Kaufman (@NinaKaufman)
Found as one of Forbes Top 30 Women Entrepreneurs on Twitter, Nina is also the founder of
Ask the Business Lawyer. Anything business law related, she’s your woman.

Rick McKinney (@BizTipsDaily)
Who else better than to get marketing tips from someone who has had over 20 years experience
in sales. He is currently a Senior Media Strategist at Berry Network (a division of AT&T
Advertising Solutions).

Rieva Lesonsky (@Rieva)
Being busy as the CEO of GrowBiz Media and managing, Rieva Lesonsky
has had 30 years of experience in consulting small businesses and entrepreneurs.
Sarah Needleman (@sarahneedleman)
Sarah Needleman is a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones since 2001, and is
currently covering small businesses. She is also a writer for many other columns such as Small-
Business Boss and Accidental Entrepreneur.

Shashi Bellamkonda (@shashib)
Busy being a speaker for small business, Senior Director of Social Media Network Solutions,
and a marketing Professor at Georgetown University.

TJ McCue (@TJMcCue)

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Who is our last and final man? It’s TJ McCue of course. He publishes Tech Biz Talk, a review
site for business owners who want to learn about the newest and best applications out there that
will help their business grow.

Did we miss out a Small Business Expert on Twitter that you love? Let us know below.

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