by Amy Bauer —
There is an ever-growing number of talented social media gurus sharing their knowledge. The Amazing Social Media Strategy Team narrowed down the top 5 experts we believe will best help you add value to your social media strategy.
Recently listed as one of the “Top Ten Social Media Marketers” and “Top 40 Content Marketers” by Onalytica, Rebekah Radice is an influential content marketer with 20 years of experience. She is the founder of the training and development company, RadiantLA, which specializes in branding, online marketing and social media. Radice has also penned several books on social media. Check out her blog, which was voted a “2015 and 2016 Top 10 Social Media Blog” by Social Media Examiner.
Seth Godin is a well-known marketer, entrepreneur, social media expert and best-selling author. In addition to writing and speaking, Godin founded both Yoyodyne and Squidoo. In 2013, he was inducted into the Direct Marketing Hall of Fame. Check out his popular blog, “Seth’s Blog,” which won the number one spot on AdAge’s “Power 150” in 2009.
Gary Vaynerchuk is an innovative entrepreneur and social media practitioner who specializes in teaching individuals how to develop and maintain online relationships. Vaynerchuk is the CEO and co-founder of VaynerMedia, a digital agency that services Fortune 500 clients. He is also a four-time New York Times bestselling author and has been named to both Crain’s and Fortune’s “40 Under 40” lists. Check out his blog, his business and advice Q&A online show #AskGaryVee and his podcast The Gary Vaynerchuk Audio Experience.
Named Forbes “Most Influential Women in Social Media” and one of the “Top 20 Women Bloggers”, Ann Handley is a digital marketing expert. Handley is the chief content officer of MarketingProfs and author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content. Find her on Twitter, and check out her website where she often writes about social media marketing and relationship building.
Amy Jo Martin is the author of New York Times best-seller Renegades Write the Rules, which focuses on the importance of humanizing brands through innovation and risk-taking. Martin also founded Digital Royalty in 2009 which is helping numerous organizations and celebrities add value to their communication strategies. Named the third most powerful woman on Twitter by Forbes, check out her award-winning Twitter account with more than 1.1 million followers.