Twitter is known for being a core part of influencer marketing strategies. The network makes it so easy to connect and communicate with others – just type @theirname and you’re chatting – it would be a mistake to start your influencer search anywhere else. Small business influencers on Twitter are known for being distinctly reachable. That is, they actually answer when you tweet or DM them.
Influencing people to purchase from you starts with having a respected business owner with a large following recommend your product. Where do you start? There are so many small business-related accounts on Twitter! We dug through the network to find the most responsive, friendly, and popular small business influencers.
Find these names on Twitter and – this is imporant – reach out and say hello!
The Big List of Small Business Influencers on Twitter
Every one of these Twitter accounts has been screened and approved by us, so you can be sure they are updated regularly and haven’t been commandeered by spam. The accounts are listed in order of follower count, with the most followers up at the top and the least followers at the bottom.
Remember, if you choose to follow and reach out to any of these influencers, let them know you saw them in this article!
25 Small Business Influencers on Twitter
@GuyKawasaki – Chief Evangelist at Canva, formerly at Apple (1.48M followers)
@TFerriss – Author of The 4-Hour Workweek and angel investor, fitness guru (1.33M followers)
@GarryVee – CEO of Vanyner Media, host of #AskGaryVee (1.28M followers)
@ChrisBrogan – CEO of Owner.Media, NYT bestselling author (344K followers)
@SmallBizLady – Hosts #smallbizchat, author, Forbes #1 Influential Woman (321K followers)
@MatthewToren – Entrepreneur contributor, author, 3-time co-founder (161K followers)
@C(142K followers)– Small business and digital strategy expert
@SmallBizTrends – Anita Campbell, CEO of Small Business Trends publications (136K followers)
@ABBooster – Alex Booster, Host of BBooster TV, author, entrepreneur (136K followers)
@LizStrauss – CEO of SOBCon & GeniusShared, Executive Coach (128K followers)
@LeeOdden – CEO of TopRank Marketing, B2B social and PR expert (94.6K followers)
@Hyken – Customer service & customer experience influencer (78.5K followers)
@GeneMarks – Entrepreneur and CPA, contributor at Washington Post, Forbes, etc. (77.8K followers)
@Valentinial – Chris Valentine, CEO of software company, small biz expert (41.1K followers)
@Rieva – Rieva Lesonsky, CEO at GrowBiz Media and SmallBizDaily.com (37.7K followers)
@RhondaAbrams – USAToday writer, author, small business influencer (25.9K followers)
@DIYmarketer – Ivana Taylor, @dnbus top influencer, small biz expert (25.8K followers)
@SKellyCEO – CEO at Sage Group, entrepreneur supporter, UK Biz Ambassador (16K followers)
@BarbaraWeltman – Top 100 Small Business Influencer, author, advocate (15.7K followers)
@GwenFTurner – CEO, small biz corporate partnership coach, CSR, advocate (15K followers)
@AwesomelySimple – John Spence, Top 100 Small Business Influencer (12.3K followers)
@TheChrisHurn – CEO of Fountainhead 504 and Kennedy’s, author, speaker (13.4K followers)
@AlaskaTracy – Innovative CEO at AlaskaTracy.com, small business influencers (10.3K followers)
@Conrecept – Our own Twitter account! We always reply, so reach out to us on Twitter! (3.8K followers)
@ExitPromise – Holly Magister, Forbes contributor and CPA dedicated to small biz (2.7K followers)
Who did we leave out of this big list? Send an email to Debra@Conversational.com if you know someone who should be included or if your account should be included in the list! As we discover more small business influencers on Twitter, we’ll come back and add them here.