80 SEO Experts You Should Be Following on Twitter

80 SEO Experts on Twitter You Should Be Following

By | Tuesday, May 28, 2019 | 10 comments

There are several ways to learn SEO and stay up-to-date on the latest news, trends and strategies.

You can read SEO blogs, listen to podcasts, attend SEO conferences and join Facebook groups, but one of the most effective ways to learn real-life strategies and absorb valuable information is to follow the most knowledgeable SEO experts on Twitter.

Twitter is one of the most active social media platforms for the SEO community.

While Instagram might be the platform to show the world what you are eating for dinner, Twitter has always been -- and continues to be -- where most of the top SEO experts share information and engage.

If you are serious about learning SEO or seeking to constantly learn new information, then you should be following these 80 SEO experts on Twitter.

Doing so will give you access and insight that is truly priceless -- and it won't cost you a dime.

In no particular order, here are 100 Twitter profiles you should go follow right now if you are serious about taking your SEO knowledge and results to the next level.

1. Ryan Stewart

Ryan provides excellent content, especially for agency owners, and there is no BS or fluff with his approach to SEO. His agency WEBRIS was acquired by From The Future, and he is constantly putting out solid SEO tips and insight.

2. Brian Dean

Brian's blog Backlinko is a great resource, especially for beginners, as it has some super in-depth case studies and well-explained strategies. If you are interested in learning effective ways to grow your Google and YouTube traffic, make sure to give Brian a follow.

3. Travis Jamison

Travis is one of the rare SEOs turned into a full-time investor. After having an 8-figure exit in his SaaS company, and a handful of smaller exits as well, he turned to buying equity stakes in small businesses and growing them using his SEO team at Smash Digital. He frequently discusses ways for SEOs to take their game to the next level by focusing their skills on better problems.

4. Heather Lloyd-Martin

For more than 20 years, Heather has helped brands elevate their content and SEO strategy and teaches writers about SEO copywriting and content marketing via her company Success Works. Follow her on Twitter to make sure you don't miss any of her blog posts that will help you master SEO copywriting.

5. Casie Gillette

Casie is the Sr. Director of Digital Marketing at KoMarketing, a B2B online marketing agency. Her Twitter feed is a consistent source of quality content and resource, from both her company's blog as well as helpful SEO-themed curated content.

6. Glen Allsopp

Glen is the Founder of Detailed, an SEO consultancy and blog featuring actionable tactics to increase organic search traffic. Very brilliant mind with extensive case studies, examples and information.

7. Ross Hudgens

Ross is the Founder and CEO of Siege Media, a content marketing agency specializing in SEO. He also just launched Growth Comet, a 12-month course and private community for agencies, consultants and freelancers looking grow.

8. Julie Joyce

Julie owns the link building agency Link Fish Media, and constantly shares helpful content revolving around link acquisition and link building. She is also a regular columnist for Search Engine Journal and hosts the SEMrush link webinar series.

9. Tim Soulo

Tim is the CMO of Ahrefs, sharing his SEO knowledge that he has acquired throughout his ten years in the industry. Tim publishes several data-driven SEO case studies and detailed marketing guides on the Ahrefs blog. Follow him on Twitter to see his latest content.

10. Mike King

Mike is the Founder of iPullRank, an NYC-based digital marketing agency. He is also a keynote speaker and a consultant for many Fortune and INC 500 brands.

11. Jim Boykin

Jim is the Founder and CEO of Internet Marketing Ninjas, one of the oldest internet marketing companies, which he started back in 1999. Jim's Twitter feed is a mix of content from his company's blog and retweets that feature timely SEO news, tips and information. He's an industry veteran worth following.

12. Arsen Rabinovich

Arsen is the Founder of TopHatRank, a marketing agency that recently won two Interactive Marketing Awards: Best SEO Campaign and Best Low Budget SEO Campaign. You will often find content related to e-commerce SEO and SEO audits in Arsen's Twitter feed.

13. Jason Mun

Jason Mun is a SEM and e-commerce SEO consultant and the Director at Overdose Digital. Jason has 10 years experience in the SEO industry, and helps e-commerce businesses of all sizes increase their organic search traffic.

14. AJ Ghergich

AJ Ghergich is the Founder of content marketing agency GHERGICH & Co. As the owner of the Twitter handle "SEO," AJ shares articles, guides and studies related to SEO and marketing.

15. Lisa Myers

As CEO and Founder of SEO agency VerveSearch, Lisa Myers shares content and insight related to link value. Her company is also behind a tool called LinkScore, which measures the value of links.

16. Kevin Indig

Kevin Indig is VP SEO and Content at G2 and Mentor for Growth at German Accelerator. Kevin's Twitter feed is a mix of valuable SEO nuggets, and one that you are sure to always learn something new by following.

17. Damon Gochneaur

Damon is the Founder of Aspiro Agency, a full-service boutique digital marketing agency located in Denton, Texas. He also has one of the most "fun" Twitter feeds you will find -- bonus if you are a Football (or is it Futbol?) fan!

18. Rhea Drysdale

Rhea Drysdale is the CEO of digital marketing agency Outspoken Media. On May 1st she announced on Twitter that she was going dark for a bit to focus on deep work and agency growth for an extended period of time. Her Twitter feed is full of great content, so give her a follow and be ready to consume more great info when she begins to Tweet again.

19. Kristine Schachinger

Kristine Schachinger is an SEO consultant and speaker, with appearances at SMX, Pubcon, Ungagged and SXSWi to name a few. She also writes for Search Engine Land and Search Engine Journal.

20. Martin MacDonald

Martin heads MOG Media, a a collective of the worlds best digital marketing consultants. He previously ran SEO for Orbitz, Omnicom Group and Expedia, among others. You will find a lot of really excellent technical information following his feed.

21. Ian Lurie

Ian is the CEO of Portent, a Seattle-based digital marketing agency that specializes in search engine optimization, content creation, design, development, PPC, social and analytics. His Twitter feed is a solid mix of excellent content from his company's blog as well as curated content from several other publications.

22. Joel Klettke

A freelance conversion copywriter and strategist, and owner of Business Casual Copywriting. Understanding how to optimize your conversion funnels and drive more traffic via copy is key -- Joel's information is priceless.

23. Ryan Jones

Ryan Jones is an SEO Group Director at Publicis Sapient and also runs the blog WTFSEO.com. Give him a follow and you will more than likely learn something technical SEO-related.

24. Debra Mastaler

Debra Mastaler is the owner of Alliance-Link, a boutique link building and content marketing firm. With nearly 20 years in the industry, Debra has seen SEO evolve and has great information to share.

25. Carolyn Lyden

Carolyn is the owner of Search Hermit, an SEO and content marketing agency. She credits a lot of what she learns from others in the industry sharing their experience, and is the Admin of #SEOChat, a popular Twitter chat that is the source of great discussions revolving around all things SEO-related.

26. Aleyda Solis

An international SEO consultant, speaker and author, Aleyda Solis is the owner of Orainti, a boutique digital marketing consultancy. Aleyda is one of the most well-respected SEO personalities and for good reason -- she knows SEO. Follow her for great content and insight.

27. Dan Taylor

Dan Taylor is an award winning SEO consultant and international conference speaker. He writes for SEO outlets Search Engine Journal and Search Engine Watch, and is a great person to follow to pick up little golden nuggets of information. Dan won the 2018 TechSEO Boost Research & Innovation Competition for research into practical applications of edge SEO.

28. Neil Patel

Neil Patel is an online marketing expert and co-founder of Neil Patel Digital, a digital marketing agency. Neil's content can be seen -- both written and video -- all over the internet. He's also co-host of the Marketing School podcast. Give his a follow on Twitter for a non-stop flow of tips and actionable information.

29. Chris Boggs

Chris is the Founder of Web Traffic Advisors, an online marketing consulting company. Chris has been in the industry since 2000, and has helped several clients with their SEO. He often speaks at conferences about SEM and SEO, so give him a follow and you just might learn something new.

30. Eric Siu

Eric is the CEO of digital marketing agency Single Grain, and the co-host of podcast Marketing School, which he does with Neil Patel. Eric's content and strategies are direct to the point and super actionable. Follow him to learn about SEO and content marketing strategies that work.

31. Marie Haynes

Marie Haynes is a Google penalty expert that you need to be following. She is obsessed with understanding Google’s algorithm changes and you will learn how to make gains while complying with Google’s guidelines. Marie's understanding of how penalties work is unparalleled.

32. Brian Harnish

Brian has been in the industry since the beginning -- 1999 -- and offers SEO audits, SEO consulting and website design and development at his company Site Objective. A regular contributor for Search Engine Journal, you will receive a lot of practical SEO advice and tips if you follow him on Twitter.

33. Jeremy Knauff

The Founder of Spartan Media, Jeremy is a regular contributor of digital marketing content at Search Engine Journal, Search Engine Land and Construction Executive. THis is a Twitter feed that is 100 percent solid SEO-themed content that is well worth engaging with. Along with his own content, you will often see other curated articles and information shared.

34. Wil Reynolds

Wil is the founder and director of strategy at Seer Interactive, a company he started in 2002 by himself and grew it into a 150 person team. He has more than 15 years of experience doing and talking about SEO and often speaks at conferences about the future of search. Wil is an SEO professional that you should be following for real-world practical advice and insight.

35. Patrick Stox

Patrick Stox is an SEO pro and organizer for the Raleigh SEO Meetup and Raleigh SEO Conference. Patrick is a Technical SEO for IBM and by looking at his Twitter feed you will see that he lives and breathes search engine optimization.

36. Glenn Gabe

Glenn Gabe is a digital marketing consultant at G-Squared Interactive, his company that is focused heavily on SEO, SEM and social advertising. A columnist at Search Engine Land and Search Engine Watch, Glenn is an industry veteran that you should follow if you want to stay up-to-date on what's happening in the world of SEO.

37. Britney Muller

Britney is a Senior SEO Scientist at Moz. If you love data-driven research and industry knowledge then make sure to give her a follow now. You will get a heavy dose, as well as a lot of great content from Moz and other industry sources.

38. Joe Hall

Joe is a technical SEO expert and analyzes digital marketing strategies through high level data analysis and SEO audits through his company, Hall Analysis. If you want to consume excellent technical SEO content -- and you should -- then make sure you are following Joe.

39. Dave Davies

Dave Davies is the CEO of Beanstalk, an SEO and internet marketing agency. Dave's Twitter feed is a constant stream of solid SEO content, with a heavy dose of on-site SEO and link building.

40. Robbie Richards

Robbie Richards is an SEO agency Marketing Director and he runs The SEO Playbook an in-depth search engine marketing training course.

41. Nick Eubanks

Nick Eubanks is the CEO of digital marketing agency From The Future, and a partner at Traffic Think Tank, a private SEO community that offers personal advice and support to advance as an SEO.

42. Aleh Barysevich

Aleh is the Founder and CMO at SEO PowerSuite, a popular SEO toolset that includes a backlink index, rank tracker and keyword research tool, site crawler and on-page tool. He is also a regular speaker at SMX and Brighton SEO, as well as a contributor for Search Engine Journal and Social Media Examiner.

43. Ann Smarty

Ann Smarty is the Brand and Community manager at Internet Marketing Ninjas, an SEO and blogger. She can be seen in every SEO industry media outlet imaginable and is the founder of MyBlogGuest, MyBlogU, ViralContentBee, TwChat and more.

44. Andy Drinkwater

Andy is a freelance SEO consultant based in the United Kingdom. His company, IQ SEO offers search engine optimization, reputation management, user experience and conversion rate optimization services.

45. Grant Simmons

Grant Simmons is the VP of Search Marketing at Homes.com. This digital strategist and speaker is a great follow for some shares and retweets you won't find elsewhere.

46. Scott Polk

Scott is the CEO and Founder of digital strategy agency Marketing Nomads. Take one look at his SEO resume and you will see why you need to be following this SEO expert.

47. Adam Riemer

Adam Riemer is an affiliate marketer and online marketing strategist. You won't find many SEO experts with as much knowledge in terms of affiliate SEO than Adam possesses.

48. Jesse McDonald

Jesse McDonald is the Director of Operations at TopHatRank.com and also speaks at conferences and writes for Search Engine Journal. His Twitter feed often features a lot of solid local SEO information, news and strategy discussion.

49. Tony N. Wright

Tony is the CEO of WrightIMC, an SEO and digital marketing agency. Follow him on Twitter to stay current on all things marketing, search marketing and reputation management.

50. Rob Woods

Rob Woods is an SEO consultant with more than 16 years of experience in the industry. A regular Pubcon speaker, follow Rob to engage with content and retweets from an industry veteran.

51. Stephanie Briggs

Stephanie Briggs is a content and online marketing consultant at Briggsby, a boutique agency she runs with Justin Briggs -- he's on this list too ;). Follow her for some great curated content and re-tweets focused around all things content marketing.

52. Andrew Cock-Starkey

Andrew runs the Cambridge-based SEO consultancy Optimisey, as well as several local meetups. Andrew's Twitter feed is a great source of great SEO information and content; much of which you won't find elsewhere.

53. Christoph Cemper

Christoph Cemper is the Founder and CEO of LinkResearchTools. Make sure to follow this developer, speaker, trainer, lecturer and author -- he is extremely knowledgable about all things SEO and you will undoubtedly learn a thing or two from him.

54. Marcus Tober

Marcus is the Founder of Searchmetrics, and has nearly twenty years in the industry. This regular conference speaker won European Search Personality of the Year in 2016. YOu won't want to miss his company's blog post, which he often shares on Twitter -- they are a great source of information.

55. Gianluca Fiorelli

Gianluca is an international SEO consultant (ILOVESEO) and the Founder of The Inbounder, an actionable digital marketing conference. International SEO aside, Gianluca's feed always has great information that provices value to anyone looking to keep up to date on what's happening in the world of SEO.

56. Dan Shure

Dan Shure is an SEO consultant and a podcaster. His podcast Experts On The Wire (SEO, Content Marketing, Social Media) is one you should subscribe to if you want to learn tips and strategies and be introduced to some other excellent SEO minds.

57. Paddy Moogan

Paddy Moogan is the co-founder of Aira, a digital marketing agency in Milton Keynes, UK. He is also the author of The Link Building Book, so make sure to give him a follow and consume the knowledge he shares.

58. Alexis Sanders

Alexis Sanders is an SEO at Merkle. Alexis' Twitter feed is highly active and you are going to be introduced to new trends and happenings simply by following along.

59. Mike Ramsey

Mike Ramsey is the Founder of Nifty Marketing. He often speaks at some of the top digital marketing conferences and the story of how he got started in internet marketing is awesome. I suggest you read it, as well as give him a follow on Twitter.

60. Andrew Shotland

Andrew Shotland is the CEO of SEO agency Local SEO Guide. Andrew has been in the industry since the beginning and his company has worked with some impressive clients. His Twitter is a good source of SEO news and insight -- and not just local-themed.

61. Bill Hunt

Bill Hunt is the President of Back Azimuth Consulting, a company that helps its clients leverage search and social data to understand their consumers' mindset.

62. Max Prin

Max Prin is a self-proclaimed SEO geek and the Head of Technical SEO at Merkle. Max also has a personal blog, where he writes about SEO and web development.

63. Bastian Grimm

Bastian Grimm is an SEO consultant, speaker, trainer and CEO/Director Organic Search at Peak Ace AG. With 15+ years of experience, you are sure to learn from following him. What's equally impressive is that his team consists of expert native speakers, whom are able to serve clients in 20+ languages.

64. Michael Bonfils

Michael is the Founder of SEM International. A regular speaker at Pubcon, a quick look at his past tweets will showcase excellent information. Make sure you are following him so you don't miss any future content and shares.

65. Cindy Krum

Cindy Krum is a mobile marketing expert and the CEO and Founder of MobileMoxie. Mobile-first thinking is required to thrive in SEO as well as every other aspect of online marketing, so make sure you are following Cindy to consume all she has to share.

66. Mindy Weinstein

Mindy is the Founder of Market MindShift, as well as a speaker, published author, PhD student and marketing professor. And you thought YOU were busy and had a full plate? Follow her to see her latest articles from Search Engine Journal, as well as curated content and posts that are packed with SEO-value.

67. Shelly Fagin

Shelly Fagin is the SEMrush community manager and the President of SearchHOU, a digital marketing meetup located in Houston, Texas. She boasts an active Twitter feed that you will definitely want to be following.

68. Stephen Kenwright

Stephen Kenwright is the Head of Digital at Pendragon PLC, where he leads product development, search engine optimization, pay-per-click, content marketing, PR and social media. He also does speaking engagements, and offers consulting and training.

69. Trond Lyngbø

Trond Lyngbø is an SEO consultant and the Founder of Search Planet, specializing in enterprise e-commerce SEO. He is also a columnist at Marketing Land and Search Engine Land. He was recently recognized at the SEMrush Nordic Search Awards.

70. Ross Tavendale

Ross Tavendale is the Market Director at Type A Media, and the host of the company's YouTube series Canonical Chronicle. His Twitter feed is highly active and one you should be following if you want to make sure you have access to all of the latests information related to SEO.

71. Dana DiTomaso

Dana DiTomaso is the President of digital marketing agency Kick Point. An active speaker, DiTomaso's Twitter feed is always full of great information to absorb, from retweets and shares, to her own Whiteboard Friday's -- like this Google Tag Manager Container gem.

72. Anna Crowe

Anna Crowe is the Director of Outreach and PR for Jason Hennessey Consulting and the Assistant Editor at Search Engine Journal. Her content on SEJ is excellent and if you follow her on Twitter you are sure to be introduced to even more epic SEO content and information.

73. Carrie Hill

Carrie Hill is the co-founder of Ignitor Digital, and a local SEO expert. She is a regular contributor for publications such as Search Engine Land and Search Engine Watch. She gets even more praise (from me anyway -- Yankees fans, maybe not so much lol) for her love of the Red Sox -- defending Word Series Champions!

74. John Doherty

John is an SEO consultant and the CEO of Credo, a network of vetted digital marketing professionals and companies. With his expertise and experience, you are sure to pick up a thing or two by simply following him and consuming the knowledge he shares.

75. Ashley Segura

Ashley Segura is a digital marketing consultant, speaker and agency founder. Follow her on Twitter to stay current on everything happening in the world of social media and content marketing. You will also see a lot of her articles on Search Engine Journal and as a featured speaker at some of the largest online marketing conferences in the world.

76. Richard Baxter

Richard Baxter is the Founder of Builtvisible, and has spent more than 15 years as as SEO consultant. Follow him to take advantage of his in-depth experience in search engine optimization and organic digital marketing strategies.

77. Greg Gifford

Greg Gifford is the VP of Search at DealerOn, a digital agency specializing in automative dealerships. If you give Greg a follow you will be sure to receive a lot of excellent content in your Twitter feed, from local SEO to marketing and web design, as well as everyone's favorite -- bacon.

78. Casey Markee

Casey Markee is the Founder of Media Wyse, a San Diego-based SEO consultancy. Casey is an SEO expert that you want to be sure to follow on Twitter, especially to stay up to date on anything Google penalty-related. He is a leading expert when it comes to that sticky, yet important topic.

79. Justin Briggs

Justin is the Founder of boutique marketing agency Briggsby, a company who has its other member on this list as well (see #51 above -- Stephanie Briggs). Justin is a great source of video search marketing as well, with this YouTube SEO study a must-read.

80. Ruth Burr Reedy

Ruth Burr Reedy is an SEO consultant with priceless experience and expertise. She was previously the Head of SEO at Moz and has spoken at many amazing conferences, including SMX, MozCon and more.

Final Thoughts

There you have it. These are all highly knowledgeable SEO experts that are worth following on Twitter. You might be thinking, "What about so-and-so? Why aren't they on the Twitter list?"

I have no doubt that there are some highly intelligent SEO minds that were not listed, so I welcome you to drop their name and Twitter handle in the comments below.

While it would be next to impossible to list everyone deserving to be on this list, this is a great starting point for those looking to follow and engage with some of the most well respected individuals within the SEO community.

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