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10 Twitter Accounts Every SEO Should Follow

10 Twitter Accounts Every SEO Should Follow

In an industry as fast changing as SEO, the pressure is on to keep your finger on the pulse at all times. Sometimes the news (even online news) just isn’t quick enough. This is where Twitter comes in. Twitter is a goldmine for SEOs, full of information on SEO news, updates, techniques, opinion and more.

We’ve pulled together our top 10 twitter accounts that every SEO should be following.

Matt Cutts

Username: @mattcutts

Who: Head of webspam at Google.

What to expect: Follow Matt for regular updates on everything search (organic and paid) & Google (a few personal tweets as well). Including links to videos (all hosted here as well) and information about Google algorithm updates

Danny Sullivan

Username: @dannysullivan

Who: Editor of Search Engine Land

What to expect: As the editor of one of the most established search marketing news blogs, Danny tweets about SEO, PPC, Facebook, Twitter – anything SEM basically!


Username: @Moz

Who: Provider of SEO software, tools, resources and community

What to Expect: Anything SEO-related! Also updates on their software, new tools being developed and MozCon events

Search Engine Land

Username: @sengineland

Who: Twitter account for one of the most comprehensive search engine marketing news sites

What to expect: Everything Google, Bing & Yahoo and how to use search engines better!

Rand Fishkin

Username: @randfish

Who: CEO and founder of SEOMoz (see above!)

What to expect: SEO, SEOMoz and quite a lot of personal opinion from Rand. Be sure to follow to be notified about new Whiteboard Friday videos

Barry Schwartz

Username: @rustybrick

Who: A self-confessed search geek and regular contributor to SEM blogs

What to expect: Anything and everything you would expect a search geek to tweet about. Great for unbiased SEO thoughts.

Joost de Valk

Username: @jdevalk

Who: Developer – you will probably know him for developing the WordPress SEO Plugin

What to expect: SEO with a particular emphasis on website development – speed and conversion

Ann Smarty

Username: @seosmarty

Who: Owner of myblogguest, one of the web’s most established blogging community

What to expect: Everything website-related. WordPress plugins, conversion, SEO, blogging

Google Analytics

Username: @googleanalytics

Who: Official Twitter account for Google Analytics

What to expect: News, tips and trends from Google Analytics. And believe me, there are a lot!

Jon Cooper

Username: @PointBlankSEO

Who: This guy knows a thing or two about SEO

What to expect: Quite a lot of personal stuff and general chitchat, but worth following for the little golden nuggets of SEO knowledge he posts.

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