Turns out there are more people on Twitter than just Donald Trump. If you’re looking for ecommerce advice and inspiration there are plenty of great accounts to follow.
Twitter is a great way to follow industry news in real-time, and to scroll through for savvy articles that you can apply to the growth of your business. When it comes to insights and best practices on marketing, design, and being a successful entrepreneur, here are 30 accounts you want to be sure you follow.
1. GrowthHackers - @GrowthHackers
GrowthHackers in an invaluable community and resource for all things marketing. Their twitter account republishes in-depth articles voted up by the community and is the perfect source of SEM, SEO, SMM, Data and Analytics research.
2. Tommy Walker - @tommyismyname
Tommy is an online marketing consultant who also served as editor-in-chief at Shopify and his tweets showcase his inside knowledge of the ecommerce world.
How 2 Chainz Sold $2 Million Dollars of Ugly Santa Sweaters in 30 Days https://t.co/jXysrsvtxR— Tommy Walker (@tommyismyname) December 15, 2017
3. F13 Work - @F13Works
F13 Works provides manufacturers, drop-shippers and order fulfillers of all types with a connection to millions of online stores and regularly shares smart analysis on Shopify apps.
4. Neil Patel - @neilpatel
If there’s one thing you can say about Neil Patel – the man is prolific. With a legendary level output of content, his twitter feed is the ideal place for constant tips on high-level marketing tricks and tips.
5. A Better Lemonade Stand - @ABLSecom
Run by ecommerce guru Richard Lazazzera, A Better Lemonade Stand is tailored for drop ship entrepreneurs looking to launch and grow their online business. Their articles cover marketing strategies in detail with guides on pretty much everything you want to learn to succeed.
How To Find Trending Products To Sell Online https://t.co/QyaJaE3MJJ— A Better Lemonade Stand (@ABLSecom) December 10, 2017
6. Nicole Ferreira - @NicoleMarFer
Nicole knows her stuff. Her “50 Ways to Get Sales with Dropshipping” guide is a must-read and she scours the web for the most up-to-date insights that keep you in the loop.
MUST READ: 50 Ways to Get Sales with Dropshipping— Nicole M Ferreira (@NicoleMarFer) December 3, 2017
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Learn what you need to do to finally get that first sale. #ecommerce #marketing #dropshipping #business pic.twitter.com/EIQfRiVgFe
7. Nir Eyal - @nireyal
Nir’s book “Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products” is a classic in the neuro-marketing world and seeing his presentations at a the 2017 Growth Marketing conference in NYC was a personal highlight of the year for me. If you’re looking for ideas on how to tap into the behavior psychology of your customers, Nir’s feed is where it’s at.
The Billion Dollar Mind Trick: An Intro to Triggers https://t.co/X3zdsjxP3s— Nir Eyal (@nireyal) December 13, 2017
8. Shayla Price - @shaylaprice
A veteran of the Digital Marketing world, Shayla has written for Shopify Plus, Kissmetrics, Drip, and is a well-trusted source on the most important trends affecting store-owners.
9. Smart Wishlist - @smart_wishlist
Pumping out tweets pretty much on the hour, Smart Wishlist is great consistent source of ecommerce tips in our twitter feed. Follow them for thought-provoking ideas, quotes, and collection of growth marketing principles.
10. Braveen Kumar - @braveenk
Braveen is a long-time writer for the Shopify blog who writes on a wide range of content that addresses all parts of the marketing funnel.
My latest post:— braveen kumar 🤔 (@braveenk) October 19, 2017
If you think augmented reality hit its peak with Pokemon and dancing hotdogs, think again.https://t.co/PW8YKJdg63
1. Dribbble - @dribbble
Dribbble is a community of designers sharing screenshots of their work, process, and projects. Their feed on twitter is a great extension of their community that ties you into the latest in design.
"My process always starts with the pen and paper, that’s for sure. I always start sketching ideas and let my brain communicate with the hand." Read more about @91andreapinter's process in Timeout https://t.co/8XdFZ6GgsD pic.twitter.com/MVUBvMExWc— Dribbble (@dribbble) December 1, 2017
2. Chris Spooner - @chrisspooner
Follow Chris to as he shares design tutorials, free resources and inspiration that will greatly inform your own process.
Follow along with my latest video tutorial to create a furry text effect in Adobe Photoshophttps://t.co/Rtbknff1og— Chris Spooner (@chrisspooner) December 15, 2017
3. Creative Nerds - @creativenerds
Creative Nerds is a terrific design feed for inspiration, tutorials and freebies you can “borrow” for your own product designs.
How to Draw a Fox Step by Stephttps://t.co/lmikjTtzm2— creativenerds (@creativenerds) December 11, 2017
4. 99designs - @99designs
99designs is the world’s largest on-demand design marketplace, and another place to find and work with talented freelance designers online.
From choosing to colors to understanding printing options, our Ultimate guide to t-shirt design gives you all the t-shirt design tips you need. https://t.co/UhrAWjzTVJ— 99designs (@99designs) December 12, 2017
5. Photoshop Creative - @PshopCreative
A wonderful magazine for Photoshop tutorials and inspiration, their feed will help you sharpen your Photoshop skills.
6. The Hope Factory - @TheHopeFactory
Shopify Experts whose bio ends with the awesome humblebrag - “We only build stores that convert” - follow them for insights on how to incorporate design that increases your store conversions.
7. Oliver Lindberg - @oliverlindberg
The founder of Pixel Pioneers, Oliver is a long-time thought leader in the ecommerce design world who shares his insight and insider info from the many conferences and events he attends.
8. Creative Blog - @CreativeBloq
Another great source for daily design tips and inspiration, their topics are consistently an engaging and interesting collection of tweets.
9. 99u - @99u
99U tells the stories of creative leaders who are mastering their crafts, building incredible careers, and shaping their industries.
Microsoft's Director of Design and Principal got his start in calligraphyhttps://t.co/SWmxhZ6McN— 99U (@99u) December 13, 2017
10. Behance - @Behance
Behance is a well-regarded platform that showcases and discovers creative work, with a mission to empower the creative world to make ideas happen.
Today's all about lights, camera, and action on #AdobeLive as the photography pros demonstrate the best ways to capture portraits, holiday moments, products, lifestyle shots, and more.https://t.co/LmOtE5bUYS pic.twitter.com/AcHXduMzPI— Behance (@Behance) December 7, 2017
1. Felix Thea - @FelixThea
Host of the Shopify Masters podcast and founder of Traffic and Sales, Felix is an invaluable resource for scaling the success of your store.
Sell on Amazon With Shopify: The Shopify Amazon Sales Channel https://t.co/ggg4T617kr— Felix Thea (@FelixThea) December 15, 2017
2. 2x Ecommerce - 2xecommerce
Run by ecommerce veteran Kunle Campbell, this feed is full of articles every serious store-owner would be wise to follow.
3. Shopify - @Shopify
The granddaddy of them all, Shopify’s content marketing game in general is superb, and their twitter account is a must-follow to stay on top of important industry news.
Holiday ecommerce sales are projected to see a 10% year-over-year growth rate, and retail sales in November and December are expected to increase by up to 4% over last year. Will you be ready? https://t.co/DMJ2yBp1at— Shopify (@Shopify) December 5, 2017
4. Ezra Firestone - @ezrafirestone
Ezra writes about eCommerce and Shopify at his site, Smart Marketer using the heroic motto “serve the world unselfishly and profit.”
5. Anton Kraly - @AKraly
Anton specializes in entrepreneurial tips for dropshippers, and is especially savvy with insights on Amazon and how to sell across ecommerce sales channels.
6. Practical Ecommerce - @practicalecomm
Practical Ecommerce is an online magazine that publishes independent articles and commentary to help businesses succeed online.
7. Kamal Bennani - @E_mhotep
Love the curation of this feed which includes a mixture of design, marketing, and motivational tips that will keep you busy reading and learning.
8. My Wife Quit - @mywifequit
Steve Chou started an online store that made over 100K in its first year of business and now he teaches others how to replicate his success.
10 Ways To Mitigate Risk When Starting An Online Store Or Business https://t.co/Bt3VWF4xxK— mywifequit (@mywifequit) December 8, 2017
9. Gary Vaynerchuk - @garyvee
The man affectionately known as Gary Vee livens up any list he’s included on, and his energy is a source of motivation sure to inspire anyone in pursuit of a business goal.
If you are driven and or consistently respond and react to fear ....— Gary Vaynerchuk (@garyvee) December 13, 2017
Last But Not Least
Finally, we’d be remiss if we didn’t include a certain ecommerce champion doing everything they can to inform and inspire their followers… that would be us of course:
10. Gooten - @Gooteninc
We follow back! Check out our feed for a regular blend of marketing, design, and storeowner tips we find throughout the day, as well as random bits of company fun goodness.