If you could ignore all the flip flops and crazy things that they do, Twitter is an amazing source to connect, converse and to get ahead. Most of the times, the information available is too much, but is available nonetheless. All the big names have set shop in Twitter and they simply can’t stop tweeting their words of wisdom.
We thought it might be worthwhile to compile a list of interesting entrepreneurs to follow!
Given the incredible challenges I’ve had raising money & the huge hurdle it removes for startups, I believe congrats are in order every time
— Rand Fishkin (@randfish) September 7, 2012
Rand Fishkin is the CEO of SEOmoz, the SEO and Social monitoring startup. He tweets about inbound marketing, SEO, startups & entrepreneurship.
Just passed a Google self-driving car on 280. It looks like they only go the speed limit.
— Matt Mullenweg (@photomatt) August 31, 2012
Matt is the founder of Automattic and is widely known for spearheading the development of WordPress, the open source CMS that powers tens of millions of websites.
Paul Krugman is so right about where our priorities are when a loved one is fighting for his or her life.rj.r2.ly
— Dave Winer ☮ (@davewiner) September 6, 2012
Dave is a reputed technologist and is known as the pioneer of the modern day content creation platforms. Though there is a lot political commentary in his timeline lately, he does share useful links and insights often.
Midnight oil blog post: How much info should you give VCs during due diligence? Answer –> bit.ly/SLQsVR
— Mark Suster (@msuster) August 28, 2012
Marc founded two companies and sold them both to Salesforce. He now has become a VC to to invest in passionate entrepreneurs.
Seth’s Blog: The circles of marketing bit.ly/PjdzVY
— Seth Godin (@ThisIsSethsBlog) July 25, 2012
Seth is a marketing genius. He has written 14 books about technology and marketing and has a widely read blog.
— Tim O’Reilly (@timoreilly) September 4, 2012
Tim’s company O’Reilly Books is a premier tech publishing powerhouse. He shares a lot of interesting links on a wide variety of topics worth reading about.
“Wot? You don’t even have a FB acct under a fake name? Even *I* have an acct under a fake name.” Ho ho.
— Caterina Fake (@Caterina) August 16, 2012
Caterina founded Flickr, which redefined the way photographs were shared online. She also is the founder of the brilliant recommendation engine, Hunch.
5 essentials for an efficient social media workflow is.gd/c7tkKr
— Guy Kawasaki (@GuyKawasaki) September 7, 2012
Guy used to be the Chief Evangelist of Apple. He now is the founder of Alltop, the hottest news directory online.
Don’t copy… yourself. Man, it’s easy to automatically just do what you did before.
— Jason Fried (@jasonfried) September 5, 2012
Jason is the founder of 37signals, the company that runs Basecamp and open sourced the Ruby on Rails framework. His tweets are, well, different!
“Can’t” is a passive way of saying “won’t.”
— Jack Dorsey (@jack) September 5, 2012
Jack founded two hot startups of this decade, Twitter and Square, the mobile payment platform. That’s reason enough to follow him IMHO!
— Jeffrey Veen (@veen) June 5, 2012
Jeffrey founded Typekit and after its acquisition by Adobe, he now serves as VP of Products at that company.
Are you making these 8 foolish social media mistakes? blog.teamtreehouse.com/are-you-making…
— Ryan Carson (@ryancarson) September 6, 2012
Ryan’s latest venture is Team TreeHouse, an online video tutorial startup. His blogposts are not be missed if you are an aspiring entrepreneur.
Complexity is your enemy. Any fool can make something complicated. It is hard to make something simple virg.in/cye
— richardbranson (@richardbranson) September 3, 2012
Sir Richard Branson is well known for his high flying and colorful lifestyle. His tweets are equally entertaining!
Discomfort is almost a prerequisite for a great idea.
— Neil Patel (@neilpatel) September 5, 2012
Neil’s bio reads, “I’m Kind of a Big Deal”. With two hot startups under his belt- Crazy Egg and KISSmetrics – he kinda is. It’s a great feed to watch out for marketing and SEO insights.
— Reid Hoffman (@quixotic) August 31, 2012
Following a founder of a famous social network in another popular social network is so meta! Reid’s tweets include lots of links with words of appreciation to those who deserve it!
So that’s our list! Who are you following of interest?