Looking for informative public relations related Twitter accounts to follow? Check out these 20 interesting and expert people for a daily (and sometimes constant) dose of information. Also, check out my original 30 PR Experts You Should Follow on Twitter.
Beth is one of the earliest PR pros to latch on to the benefits of social media. Very sociable and full of great tips and links. Follow her at @BethHarte.
2. Sarah Evans
Ever participated in the #journchat public relations industry Twitter chat? Then you have Sarah to thank. The chat is one of the biggest industry chats on Twitter and inspired many like it. Follow her at @PRSarahEvans.
3. Jonathan Bernstein
If your company needs crisis management, you’ll be glad you have Jonathan on your feed. He’s the founder and crisis management consultant at Bernstein Crisis Management, Inc, and very helpful when trouble hits. Follow him at @Bernsteincrisis.
4. Karen Taylor Bass
Her handle is @PRExpert and it’s not just a boast! She offers public relations coaching, advice and ego boosts just when you need them.
5. PR By The Book
A publicity firm out of Austin, Texas, PR By the Book offers lots of great links and intriguing questions throughout the day. Usually focused on the book world but handy for the entire industry. Follow them at @PRbytheBook.
6. Kevin Dugan
Kevin is the Tweeter behind @PRBlog. He’s also the author of The Bad Pitch Blog, which showcases some of the worst marketing ideas out there. Definitely worth a read.
7. Dana Willhoit
It’s sometimes tough to figure out what journalists are thinking, especially when they pass up our fifteenth press release. Luckily, we have @Dana_Willhoit, who has been on both sides of the coin.
8. Dave Fleet
Dave is not only the Vice President of Digital at Edelman in Toronto, he’s pretty dang savvy when it comes to keeping perspective when it comes to PR. Follow him at @DaveFleet.
9. Pitch Engine
Jason Kintzler is the founder of @PitchEngine, where businesses go to get the word out on their big news releases. If you need advice on press releases, especially on sprucing them up, check him out.
10. Jason Chupick
Less of your standard links and advice, @JasonChupick offers a more “average joe” approach to Tweeting. It just happens to have brilliant advice contained within.
11. Soraya Darabi
It may be her upbeat personality. It may be her delicious background image, or the yummy goodness found at her company Foodspotting. It may be her willingness to converse. Whatever it is, you need to find out for yourself. Find Soraya at @SorayaDarabi!
12. Gini Dietrich
Author of Spinsucks.com, which finds the awful stories in public relations and social media news and exposes them. Also very active with her followers. Follow her at @GiniDietrich.
13. Jennifer Fortney
Jennifer is the brain behind @SmallBizPRXpert, offering advice to small businesses around the world. She’ll show you how to step up your business to the next level!
14. Help A Reporter
Don’t get enough of their updates in your email? Follow their Twitter account for even more opportunities to get you and your business in the news. Check them out at @HelpaReporter.
15. Jayme Soulati
Jayme is the founder of #SMBChat and a 25 + year veteran of the PR world. Also has good ideas on how to “unboring” your Twitter stream. Find her at @Soulati.
16. Valeria Maltoni
Upbeat, informative and all about making connections, Valeria of @ConversationAge lives up to her name. It’s all about the conversation and learning with her, so try and keep up!
17. Brian Solis
If you want to read what others will be talking about in the future right now, check out Brian Solis’ Twitter feed. He’s always out looking for the next big thing. See his crystal ball at @BrianSolis.
18. Steve Schuster
If you’re really focused on public relations in the technology fields, check out Steve Schuster at @RainierCo. His quote is “Anything we can imagine is inevitable once the dependent technologies are developed,” which he has dubbed Schuster’s Law.
19. Jenny Schmitt
Jenny as quickly becoming one of the more interesting and engaging folks on Twitter when it comes to PR. Jump on her friend list now so you can say you knew her when. Find her at @CloudSpark.
20. Joan Stewart
She’s the @PublicityHound! Look at how happy she is on her Twitter background. If you follow along eventually you’ll grin like that too.
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