20 SEO Influencers to Follow on Twitter



Search engines help consumers find online merchants and one of the best places to learn and improve search engine optimisation skills is Twitter.

Here is a list of SEO feeds to follow on Twitter. These feeds offer an abundance of strategies, resources, news, and opinion on search. There are publications and agencies, creative content marketers, social media influencers, big data thinkers, and many entrepreneurs.

1. Google Analytics


Get digital measurement news and strategies straight from the Google Analytics team. Learn how to make data-driven decisions.

2. Search Engine Land

Search Engine Land is an online publication that covers the search marketing industry. Its feed focuses on news, tips, and expert opinions on SEO, pay-per-click advertising, and search engines generally.

3. Moz

Moz is an inbound marketing site that offers search marketing tools and services. Its feed offers plenty of useful content on search.

4. Rand Fishkin


Rand Fishkin is founder and CEO of Moz. He has co-authored multiple books on SEO and co-founded Inbound.org, an online forum for marketers. He writes 30 to 40 tweets per week about SEO, marketing, technology, and startups.

5. Danny Sullivan

Danny Sullivan is founding editor of Search Engine Land and Marketing Land. Sullivan also serves as chief content officer for Third Door Media, which produces the SMX Search Marketing Expo conference series.

6. Barry Schwartz

Barry Schwartz in the CEO of RustyBrick and founder of the Search Engine Roundtable, which has covered search for more than nine years. Schwartz is also news editor at Search Engine Land.

7. Aleyda Solis


Aleyda Solis is a digital marketer focused on international SEO via her consultancy Orainti. She’s also a search marketing blogger and frequent speaker. She provides insights for “digital nomads” at her Remoters.net.

8. Matt Cutts

Matt Cutts is head of Google’s webspam team. He’s a good source for insights on the Google perspective, regarding SEO and everything else.

9. Julie Joyce

Julie Joyce is owner and director of operations at Link Fish Media. She’s a helpful resource for information on linking strategies and life in Greensboro, N.C.

10. Bill Slawski


Bill Slawski is director of search at digital marketing agency Go Fish Digital, as well as founder of the SEO by the Sea blog. He’s one of the best resources to learn how search engines work.

11. Richard Baxter

Richard Baxter is founder and CEO of Builtvisible, an SEO agency in London that helps brands with search and data-driven creative content strategies. Baxter’s blog posts offer a good mix of the creative and the analytical.

12. Neil Patel

Neil Patel founded KISSmetrics, Crazy Egg, QuickSprout, and Hellobar. He’s a serial-influencer and general marketing expert. His stream is full of useful how-to posts on SEO and digital marketing.

13. Ralph Tegtmeier


If you’re looking for a guru to follow, consider Ralph “Fantomaster” Tegtmeier for search. He’s the founder of logobotixX SEO, the mastermind behind a slew of search products, and a prolific author.

14. Ann Smarty

Ann Smarty is the creator of MyBlogGuest.com, community and brand manager at Internet Marketing Ninjas, and former editor-in-chief at Search Engine Journal. Smarty is an authority at leveraging social for SEO.

15. Jon Cooper

Jon Cooper runs Point Blank SEO, a link-building site to help companies build high quality, white hat links to move up in search rankings.

16. Brian Dean


Brian Dean is the founder of Backlinko. He specializes in providing practical strategies to master the art of link building, user experience, and content promotion.

17. AJ Ghergich

A.J. Ghergich is the founder of Ghergich & Co. Yes, the “@SEO” handle is a legitimate reason to follow Ghergich, but he also delivers plenty of practical tips and useful search industry news.

18. Annie Cushing

Annie Cushing is founder of Annielytics. Her feed is a good source for news and ideas on data, particularly web analytics data. Her data enthusiasm is infectious.

19. Jill Kocher

Jill Kocher is senior SEO manager at Resource/Ammirati, and longtime contributing editor for Practical Ecommerce. Follow her for news and ideas on search, big data, and all things geeky.

20. Tadeusz Szewczyk


“Tad Chef” writes the thought provoking SEO 2.0 blog and helps people with blogs, social media, and search. His Pinterest success alone qualifies him as an SEO trailer blazer.