There is nothing like an inspiring timeline to make you connect with everything that is new on social media. We already know that most of the times we have too much to deliver, and not that bunch of ideas rising. That is why we came up with a list of 26 incredible women for you to follow in social media to make an upgrade on your creativity. Sometimes all we need is a bit of inspiration to make it better, right?
1. Aleyda Solis
Aleyda Solis is an acclaimed SEO consultant in European, American and Latin-American companies. She is an expert in SEO not only in English but in Spanish as well. In both languages, she has spoken in 19 different countries. Her most famous’ book is in Spanish, called “SEO. Las Claves Esenciales.”
2. Amy Porterfield
Amy is an online marketing expert and educator and the host of the top-ranked podcast, Online Marketing Made Easy. Amy has worked with mega brands like Harley-Davidson Motorcycles and Peak Performance Coach, Tony Robbins, where she oversaw the content development team and collaborated on ground-breaking online marketing campaigns. She is an entrepreneur and marketer who help small business owners, trainers and solo entrepreneurs to monetize online marketing efforts, tactics about grow social media fan base, use innovative strategies to sell and build a highly engaged email list.
3. Amy Vernon
She is an internationally renowned social media strategist, rated by Mashable as one of the top social media mavens to follow. She is also an established blogger, consultant, and speaker known for her critiques of the social marketing space. She has been featured in articles on The New York Times, Forbes and PRNewswire and published on The Next Web, VentureBeat, and Slashdot’s Business Intelligence. An inaugural inductee of the New Jersey Social Media Hall of Fame, she has spoken at many conferences and events, including SXSW Interactive, Inbound, Marketing Profs B2B, Columbia University’s Social Media Weekend, SMX, Social Media Week, Internet Week, ROFLCon and Affiliate Summit East.
4. Anke Audenaert
Anke Audenaert is an internet industry veteran, known for developing consumer insights driven business strategies, based on in-depth analysis and understanding of web analytics. Anke has extensive experience in both the internet and the packaged goods industry. Head of the program Nanodegree Digital Marketing of Udacity, she also worked as the VP of Market Research at Yahoo !. Anke is also the co-founder of two companies, and a professor at the UCLA Marketing Faculty.
5. Annie Cushing
The founder of Annielytics.com, Annie is all about data. She is motivated by getting deep and intelligent insights to make smarter decisions. Her speeches and online classes on how to deal with data and SEO are widely sought-after.
6. Ann Handley
Digital marketing pioneer, writer, speaker Ann Handley inspires and instructs businesses how to create good marketing that delivers real-world results. She is the Head of Content at the recognized digital marketing blog MarketingProfs. Her flag is no mediocrity in content marketing. Follow her and get inspired by what she has to say. Ann was named the Most Influential Woman in Social Media and one of the Top 20 Women Bloggers by Forbes — and her book Everybody Writes is a WSJ bestseller!
7. Jasmine Star
Jasmine is a speaker and business strategist for creative entrepreneurs and also an internationally recognized photographer. She who dropped out of law school to pursue her dreams with a camera in her hand. Now she creates online courses for creative entrepreneurs, empowering people everywhere to build a brand and market in on social media. Her content is about Instagram Marketing, branding and about building a powerful mindset for creative entrepreneurs.
8. Cat Howell
As the founder and CEO of Eight Loop Social, Cat is truly passionate about making brands grow online by improving their social media presence in an inspiring way. She has been for more than six years in the world of social media marketing. Her Facebook Ads Agency, Eight Loop Social is a pioneer in performance-based ads. Due to the success of her work, she has also become a famous speaker on Facebook Ads and Social Media.
9. Joanna Wiebe
She is a marketer, conversion copywriter and co-founder of Copy Hackers who has consulted and optimized copy for companies like Tesco, Crazy Egg, Buffer, Wistia, Shopify, MadMimi, Intuit, BT, and MetaLab. She may be considered the guru of copywriting for the web — an environment that is not quite familiar with the word, giving Joanna the idea of changing it to “creative writer.” Follow her if you want to learn the best-kept secrets in sales and online marketing. A sought-after speaker, she has presented at conferences like Mozcon, INBOUND, SearchLove, Call to Action Conference, Business of Software, Microconf, SearchLove, ConversionXL, and HeroConf.
10. Eve Mayer
Eve is an Author, Humorist, Professional Speaker, Social Media Strategist and Company Culturist. She consults organizations worldwide on how to use social media to achieve their business goals and how to create a company culture that the team members truly emulate. Eve is the Author of Social Media for the CEO, The Social Media Business Equation, and Get It Girl Guide to Online Dating and CMO of @SplashMedia. She has been recognized by Forbes, CNN and Inc. Magazine for her influence in the social media industry since 2009.
11. Jessica Zollman
As a photographer, Jessica has become a big social media influencer on Instagram, using the platform to build a huge audience and promote her work in an amazing way. Now she has fans from all over the world following her on Twitter and Facebook as well. As Instagram’s fifth employee and community manager until 2013, Jessica leverages the power of Instagram Stories speaking and connect with people through her stunning images.
12. Jo Saunders:
Jo may be considered the main name for Linkedin in Australia nowadays. Also, she was named one of the top 200 LinkedIn practitioners in the world. For more than 10 years she has been inspiring individuals through her writing, and her book Get Good or Get Off — A Guide to Getting it Right on Social Media was acclaimed all over. With years of experience, Jo is a guru for those who want to learn how to communicate powerful messages and engage with the right audience.
13 Amisha Gandhi
Amisha worked in several marketing roles in both large enterprises and new-born startups in Silicon Valley for the past 15 years. Now she is head of influencer marketing at SAP. Always looking for the new big trand, she works at SAP as the leader of the charge for the global influencer marketing program to help drive demand gen and global marketing campaigns.
14. Kami Huyse
Kami Watson Huyse is a national leader on the topic of public relations and social media strategy. A 20-year-veteran of public relations, she speaks at social media events and conferences all over. She is the strategic architect for many successful social media campaigns and oversees account management for Zoetica. Her ideas and work in social media have been featured in several books. She is also a founder and administrator of the Social Media Breakfast of Houston, a monthly meeting of over 100 influencers in Houston.
- PR Professional of the Year in San Antonio
- Social Media award by the Austin-American Statesman,
- 100 most powerful Women on Twitter by Twitter Grader,
- 30 top people to follow in PR on Twitter by e-Releases
- AG Beat’s Top 50 Influencers,
- Top 100 Power Influencer in Houston,
- 50 Follow-Worthy Marketing Measurement and Digital Analytics Experts.
15. Lilach Bullock
Lilach Bullock is is a business owner, social media consultant, internet mentor and founder of Socialable.co.uk. One of the most dynamic personalities in the UK social media market, she actively leverages ethical internet marketing for her own and her clients’ advantage. She is one of the best-known names in the world of social media and online lead generation. Whether she is speaking, coaching, creating content for or consulting with many of the big names in the industry, Lilach is always looking for new and innovative ways to grow online business.
16. Mari Smith
Mari Smith is the Premier Facebook Marketing Expert and social media thought leader. Mari is often referred to as “the Queen of Facebook,” and is considered one of the world’s foremost experts on Facebook marketing and social media. She is a Forbes‘ Top Social Media Power Influencer, author of The New Relationship Marketing and co-author of Facebook Marketing: An Hour A Day. Mari is an in-demand speaker and a recognized Facebook Partner; Facebook hired Mari to teach small business owners at 2015 Boost Your Business, a series of live events across the US. Her boutique agency provides consulting and training on Facebook marketing best practices for SMBs and brands. As a speaker, she has shared the stage with Richard Branson, the Dalai Lama, and Tony Robbins.
17. Madalyn Sklar
Madalyn Sklar is a Twitter marketing expert, ranked as the #1 Social Media Power Influencer in Houston. The host of the chat #TwitterSmarter Twitter, Madalyn brings together hundreds of people to discuss advertising and marketing on Twitter. With more than 20 years of experience in digital marketing, she also inspires marketers from all over the world on her TwitterSmarter podcast, interviewing leading social media influencers and marketing experts. Huffington Post has named Madalyn one of 50 Women Entrepreneurs to follow.
18. Nicky Kriel:
Nicky Kriel is an award-winning trainer, speaker, and consultant. Author of How to Twitter for Business Success and Converting Conversations to Customers, she is one of the top social media influencers in the UK. Strongly believing that Twitter is an essential part of any strategy, her goal is to inspire and teach small businesses the right practices in social media
19. Nancy Richmond
Dr. Nancy Richmond is an internationally-acclaimed professor, speaker, and consultant. She is a social media expert that has inspired thousands of individuals and companies from around the globe through multimedia, coaching, publications, public speaking engagements and live events. Her goal is to empower and train leaders in effectively leveraging social media. Nancy has been called on for her expertise by leaders from every walk of life including business owners, non-profit organizations, corporations, human resource professionals, marketing teams, sales experts, counselors, and educators. Nancy’s most recent project #LeadersGetSocial investigates how leaders can use social media to succeed in their careers and organizations.
20. Rebekah Radice
Rebekah is the author of, Social Media Mastery: A Comprehensive Guide to Strategic Growth, and an award-winning blogger. She is the creator of “The Authority Matrix,” and host of the Brand Authority Show and Podcast. As an entrepreneur, author, international speaker, she founded the Rebekah Radice Media and RadiantLA, two premier training and development companies that work with leaders teaching them how to build and optimize a comprehensive marketing system.
21. Samantha Kelly:
Samantha, best-known as the Tweeting Goddess is among the most influential women when it comes to Twitter in Ireland. She is the founder of Women’s Inspire Network and winner of the best use of social media in the ‘net visionary awards 2017’. Besides from being a Ted X speaker, she is also a ‘brand ambassador’ for Social Media Summit Ireland, who believes Twitter is a precious tool to build communities and increase sales.
22. Shelly Kramer
Shelly Kramer is an expert on helping businesses leverage digital platforms and practices to their advantage. She is and influencer and CEO who advocates mainly for digital transformation. Shelly claims that 27% of senior executives rate digital transformation as now being “a matter of survival.”
23. Sue B. Zimmerman:
Sue. B is motivated by helping business owners exceeding their business goals on Instagram. She is also a speaker who had been on stages in conferences like the Social Media Marketing World and many others. One of the most popular CreativeLive instructors, Sue was named by the Huffington Post one of the 50 Top Must-Follow Women Entrepreneurs in 2017. The Social Media examiner raked her blog among the top-10 must-read social media publications.
24.Viveka von Rosen
Viveka is known internationally as the “LinkedIn Expert” and speaks to business owners, corporations, Legal Firms and associations on the benefits of marketing with social media, and in particular LinkedIn. She is the author of “LinkedIn Marketing: An Hour A Day” for John Wiley & Sons, Niche Publication: “LinkedIn Security: Who’s Watching You,” and her most recent book with Daily Success, “LinkedIn: 101 Ways to Rock Your Personal Brand.” She is also a regular source on LinkedIn for prestigious news outlets such as Forbes, Money Magazine, Mashable.com, Ragan.com, SocialMediaExaminer.com, CNN and The Miami Herald. She is constantly learning, sharing and transferring social media skills and strategies to her tribe. She`s also Cofounder of http://Vengreso.com — an amazing digital transformation company.
25. Beverly Jackson
Beverly is the vice president, social portfolio strategy at MGM Resorts International. She sets the strategic direction for social campaigns across the MGM Resorts brand portfolio and researches, develops, establishes and amplifies the brand voice across new and emerging platforms. As an experienced digital marketing leader, Beverly has a passion for disruptive brand strategies and innovation. She speaks regularly about key learnings for brands on leveraging content and social strategies at scale. She has worked with some of the most iconic media and entertainment brands to create compelling content across platforms.
26. Carmen Shirkey Collins
Carmen is the social media lead for Cisco’s award-winning talent brand and manages the team and strategy behind the @WeAreCisco accounts. PRNews named her 2017 Digital Communicator of the Year also 2016 Social Media Professional of the Year. Over her career, she has helped several Fortune 500 companies connect with their audience through engaging social content. You can find her @cshirkeycollins on Instagram and Twitter when she’s not on one of the beaches near her house in Florida.
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