Top 20 Most Influential People in Small Business on Twitter

The twitter-sphere can sometimes be an overwhelming place. There are millions of handles to follow, and sifting through them to find the truly influential and legitimate ones is sometimes a tough task. To make it easier, we have complied a list of who we think are the top 20 best and most influential twitter handles to follow in small business.

@Rieva – CEO GrowBiz Media & Small business advocate, journalist, best-selling author. Former editorial director of Entrepreneur.

@BarbaraWeltman – Trusted #Smallbusiness Advocate, #Author, Tax Law Specialist, Publisher of Big Ideas for Small Business® + Idea of the Day®

@BrianMoran – Helps entrepreneurs & marketers navigate the small-to-midsize business marketplace. Got questions? Brian has the answers.

@SCOREMentors – Small business experts provide free mentoring, resources and info to help you start, manage & grow your business.

@KarenKerrigan – Small business advocate, President & CEO of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council (@SBECouncil)

@RamonRay – Marketing & Technology Evangelist, Infusionsoft & Author, event producer, journalist & LOVER of small business!

@NYTSmallBiz – Led by Loren Feldman, a place where small-business owners can compare notes, ask questions, get advice, and learn from one another's

@AnitaCampbell – Tweets from the Small Business Trends community and its CEO, Anita Campbell. She’s also the CEO of @BizSugar and a Forbes “Top Influential Woman for Entrepreneurs.”

@BarryMoltz – Getting Small Businesses Unstuck, Author, Speaker, and Consultant.

@VanessaOConnell – WSJ Entrepreneurship Editor & Founding Editor: @WSJstartup.

@DaveKerpen – Chairman @LikeableMedia. CEO @LikeableLocal. NYTimes bestselling author

@LikeableBook. Columnist @Inc and @LinkedIn.

@JamesBarrood – Heads up the Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurship at FDU's College of Business. They educate and support entrepreneurs, innovators and family business leaders.

@GeneMarks – Runs a 10-person CRM consulting firm and writes a weekly for the NY Times, Forbes,, Huff Post and Philadelphia Magazine.

@TimBerry – Founder of Palo Alto Software; entrepreneur, business planner, baby boomer, and blogger. Try Tim’s un-spreadsheet for no formulas or fuss at

@JoeConnollyWSJ – Business news for everyone. CBS Radio for The Wall Street Journal.

@LouImbriano – A full-fledged Entrepreneur, Professor of Sports Marketing at Boston College, Former CMO of the New England Patriots & McGraw-Hill Author of “Winning the Customer.”

@CarolJSRoth – CNBC Contributor (TV), Radio Host, Recovering Investment Banker, NYT Bestselling Author, and Small Biz Advocate. Raised over $1 billion for companies

@DonnaFenn – Wrote Upstarts! and Alpha Dogs; contributing editor at Inc. Magazine; public speaker; content creator; and lover of all things entrepreneurial

@Franchise King – Joel Libava provides useful tips and advice for anyone who's thinking about becoming a franchise owner.

@JimBlasingame – Award-Winning Host of The Small Business Advocate Show®, Small Business Expert, Syndicated Columnist, Speaker and Author.

We will be updating this list monthly. Enjoy, and hit that follow button!

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