These are the people who are generally known as the “Influencers” on Digital Media Platforms. They are the ones who are thought leaders and opinion makers. They are known to be ahead of the game. We have compiled a list of 100 such influencers who have managed to earn popularity and recognition in the field of Online and Social Media Marketing.

The list was compiled using a number of parameters like Social Pull, Klout Score and social media activity. Here is the list:

Sr. No. Name Twitter Handle Bio
1 Kim Garst @kimgarst CEO of Boom Social, Forbes Top 10 Social Media Influencer, [email protected], Social Media Consultant, Trainer & Mentor. Loves God, family & hockey!
2 Joel Comm @joelcomm Serial Entrepreneur, Author, Speaker, Consultant, 84 Klout score, Size 10 shoe
3 John Jantsch @ducttape Small business marketing consultant, speaker and author of Duct Tape Marketing, Duct Tape Selling, The Referral Engine and The Commitment Engine.
4 Michael Hyatt @MichaelHyatt Author of New York Times bestseller, Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World. Founder of . Forbes Top 10 Online Marketing Experts
5 Jay Baer @jaybaer NY Times best selling author, marketing consultant, keynote speaker. President of Convince & Convert
6 Bryan Kramer @bryankramer Bryan Kramer- CEO @PureMatter #SiliconValley. Author Human to Human, #H2H. @Forbes @HuffingtonPost Top 50 Global Social CEO. Top 100 Influential Tech People
7 Lee Odden @leeodden CEO @TopRank Online Marketing. Author, Speaker & Consultant for B2B Content Marketing, Social Media, PR & Search. Proud Dad, World Traveler, Foodie, Beardie.
8 Martin Jones @martinjonesaz Writer, Speaker, Digital Marketing Strategist. Editor – Sr. Mgr.#contentmarketing & #socialmedia @ Cox Communications – Host #IgniteChat
9 Pat Flynn @PatFlynn Lead by example. Be honest. Hold nothing back.
10 Michael Stelzner @Mike_Stelzner Founded @smexaminer, My Kids’ Adventures & Social Media Marketing podcast, authored Launch & Writing White Papers. Committed Christian and dad.
11 Joe Pulizzi @JoePulizzi Content Marketing Institute (@CMIContent) and Content Marketing World #cmworld. Author, Epic Content Marketing. #orange
12 Lewis Howes @LewisHowes Lifestyle Entrepreneur. Former pro athlete & 2 sport All-American. Write books + dirty salsa dancer. USA National Team Handball athlete.
13 Brian Carter @briancarter Digital Marketing Consultant with Carter Group. Keynote speaker. Author of The Like Economy, Facebook Marketing, LinkedIn For Business.
14 Lou Mongello @loumongello Disney Expert, Author, Speaker, Entrepreneur | Host of WDW Radio: Your Walt Disney World Information Station
15 Jason Miller @JasonMillerCA Sr. Manager Content & Social @Linkedin Marketing Solutions, Blogger, RocknRoll Photographer, amateur comedian, aspiring magician. Opinions here are mine.
16 Jill Rowley @jill_rowley Founder & Chief Evangelist. #SocialSelling #ModernMarketing. Delivering Keynotes, Strategy Sessions & Workshops. ABCs of Social Selling = Always Be Connecting.
17 Chris Brogan @chrisbrogan Advisor & business strategist. Publisher, More? . contact:
18 Mark Schaefer @markwschaefer Chieftain of the blog {grow} and social media bouncer. Consultant, educator, podcaster, author of Return On Influence, Born to Blog, and The Tao of Twitter.
19 Cliff Ravenscraft @GSPN Full-Time Podcast Producer, Consultant & Coach | Public Speaker | Podcast Tutorials & Podcast Equipment | Founder of | Christ Following Husband & Father
20 Andrea Vahl @AndreaVahl Co-author of Facebook Marketing All-in-One for Dummies. Creator of @GrandmaMaryShow. Improv comedienne and wine drinker.
21 Dennis Yu @dennisyu Facebook ROI for retailers, agencies, brands, and small biz. See what the buzz is about.
22 Douglas Karr @douglaskarr Helping marketing technology companies grow @dknewmedia @mktgtechblog @corpblogging
23 Laura Rubinstein @CoachLaura Social Media Marketing Speaker, Trainer, Consultant. I ♥ curating all things inspiring, useful, & yummy. Learn: Grow: @SocialBuzzClub
24 Mari Smith @MariSmith Forbes Top Social Media Power Influencer | Facebook Marketing Expert | Globe-trotting Speaker, Author | ‘Mari like Ferrari’ | Bubbly Scottish-Canadian!
25 Neal Schaffer @NealSchaffer Author, @MaxYourSocial | Founder @msocialbusiness | Trilingual Social Media Strategy Consultant, Coach, and Speaker | 日米ソーシャルメディア専門家|
26 Martin Shervington @MartinSherv Martin – Coach and Consultant.
Vaguely amusing standing up; more so lying down.
27 Pam Moore @PamMktgNut 50% mktg 50% geek CEO @MktgNutz entrepreneur social business consultant, speaker author lover of God Friends Beach & Life! Forbes TOP 10 Social Media Influencer
28 John Lee Dumas @johnleedumas EntrepreneurOnFire: Awarded Best in iTunes 2013 IGNITE! Podcasters’Paradise:
29 Lynette Young @LynetteRadio Content Marketing Manager @AWeberCommunications ★ Author & Speaker ★ MarTech ★ Geek
30 Ted Rubin @TedRubin Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass… it’s about learning to dance in the rain.’
31 Simon Mainwaring @simonmainwaring CEO We First Inc, author NYT’s bestseller We First, strategic corporate consultant and trainer, father, Australian, optimist, join us at
32 Ekaterina Walter @Ekaterina Author: WSJ bestseller Think Like Zuck | Co-author: The Power of Visual Storytelling | International Speaker | Connector | Booklover | I tweet w/European accent
33 Ray Edwards @RayEdwards Christ-follower. Husband. Father. Entrepreneur.
34 Rich Brooks @therichbrooks Founder of The Marketing Agents Podcast and @agentconference. Prez of @flytenewmedia. Enjoy killing zombies and taking long walks on the beach.
35 Ian Cleary @IanCleary Award Winning Tech Blogger on RazorSocial, Social Media Tools Guy, Contributor for Social Media Examiner, VentureBeat etc Prof Speaker, Kick Boxer!
36 Eric T. Tung @EricTTung #33 Global Social Influencer, #1 Influential Network, Social Media Consultant & Speaker, Social Mgr @BMCSoftware, 2 degrees from @KevinBacon, Own Thoughts.
37 Gini Dietrich @ginidietrich CEO Arment Dietrich. Author @spinsucks, blog and book. Co-author Marketing in the Round. Speaker. Avid cyclist. A foodie. Loves shoes & wine.
38 Nichole Kelly @Nichole_Kelly Author of How to Measure Social Media. CEO of Social Media Explorer | SME Digital. Strategic thinker. Heavy lifter. Driven by the bottom line. Rocks the awesome
39 Jesse Stay @Jesse Internationally-renowned speaker, author, and futurist. Let me show you and your org how to beat the next paradigm! Learn more at
40 Erik Fisher @ErikJFisher Productivity Author, Broadcaster, Coach | Community Manager @SMExaminer |
41 Denise Wakeman @DeniseWakeman Your Adventure in Visibility starts here… get on the path to getting more traffic, better clients and bigger opportunities.
42 Dave Peck @davepeck Global Head of Social Media at @PayPal. Geek, pop culture nut, husband and father of 5… Yes, 5.
43 Lewis Bertolucci @Lewis502 Digital Marketer | Head of Social Media Fortune 100 | Entrepreneur | Louisvillian Living in Chicago | Insert Witty Sentence Here | Tweets are my own
44 Viveka von Rosen @VivekavonRosen Well – I guess I should have a twitter account with my name since I instruct people to do that! I do most of my tweeting
45 Jon Loomer @jonloomer If you like lists: Social Media Examiner Top 10 Social Media Blogs 2013-14 and other stuff. Hate lists: A dad and baseball fan.
46 Syed Balkhi @syedbalkhi I am technically awesome. Marketer with Design & Dev Skills (that’s lethal). I create cool sites like @wpbeginner @list25 @optinmonster etc.
47 Justin Gardner @jpgardner Social Media Manager @AMCTheatres. Board member at @KCFilm & @CinemaKC. Filmmaker @WWMYWA & @PaulTheFilm. All opinions are my own…and awesome.
48 Tyler Anderson @tylerjanderson Husband. Father to three. Founder and CEO of @_casualfridays, host of Social Media Social Hour Podcast
49 Alex Houg @alexhoug Chief Executive Officer, @blitzmetrics. I enjoy analytics, backpacking, online marketing, soccer, and any other random shenanigans.
50 Amy Porterfield @AmyPorterfield I’ll show you exactly how to monetize your online marketing efforts and grow your social media fan base, grow your email list and boost your profits.
51 James Wedmore @jameswedmore Student of Human Behavior and Numbers. Marketing, Influence & Persuasion are my PASSIONS. INTJ.
52 Jeff Rohrs @jkrohrs Author, @AudiencePro. VP Marketing Insights @ExactTarget. Hubby of @crafttestdummy. Father. Recovering Attorney. Bacon fan. Diet Coke addict. CLE sports victim.
53 Donna Moritz @SociallySorted Winner Best Australian Business Blog 2014 | Visual Social Media & Content Strategy |
54 Tim McDonald @tamcdonald I build communities, not networks, with relationships that create movements. Purveyor of Purpose @BTCrevolutions Prev Dir of Community HuffPost
55 Sue B. Zimmerman @SueBZimmerman U eat drink & breathe? I launch businesses | Branding Online Media FREE Instagram tutorial/
56 Jessica Gioglio @savvybostonian Social Media Strategist & Co-Author of The Power of Visual Storytelling: . Adores travel, fashion, cooking, running & tennis.
57 Marcus Sheridan @TheSalesLion Passionately writing, consulting, and speaking on all things inbound & content marketing, business, & life. Also the best dang speaker you’ve ever heard! :
58 Brandee Sweesy @BrandeeSweesy The leading Hangout Marketing Expert helping coaches, speakers and online thought leaders Engage! Ignite! Expand!® their reach
59 Stephanie Sammons @StephSammons I help financial and business professionals build digital influence | CEO of @WiredAdvisor | Enjoy yoga, cycling, hiking, boarding, travel, wine, music, guitars
60 Tom Martin @TomMartin Tom is a no nonsense, straight-talking 20-year vet of the ad business who favors stiff drinks and good debates.
61 Jill Konrath @jillkonrath Author, AGILE SELLING & more. Take a sneak peek now: Speaker at lots of sales meetings.
62 Melonie Gallegos @melonie Social marketing strategist for national brands. Founder @FandomMarketing social media agency. Editor in chief and speaker.
63 Steve Farber @stevefarber Bestselling author of The Radical Leap, The Radical Edge and Greater Than Yourself. Founder, The Extreme Leadership Institute.
64 Andy Crestodina @crestodina Web strategist and co-founder of Orbit Media (@orbiteers). Speaker, content marketer, environmentalist and author:
65 Greg Hickman @gjhickman Host of the @MobileMixed podcast, Author of The SMS Marketing Handbook
66 Scott Gulbransen @LVGully Head of Global Digital [email protected] Boxing Management, Social/Digital Marketing pro, Old School Catholic, UNLV grad, proud Dad. PS…Tweets are my own.
67 Matt Gentile @MattGentile Director of Social Media – Century 21 Real Estate LLC Content is not about filling the channel, it is about filling the void.
68 Jeff Korhan @jeffkorhan Global keynote marketing speaker and coach for mainstream small business. Author of Built-In Social (Wiley)
69 Cynthia Sanchez @OSPInteresting Pinterest Blogger, Podcaster, Social Media Creative & Trainer. Have a question about #Pinterest? Give me a shout.
70 Ric Dragon @RicDragon Author Social Marketology, speaker, artist, drummer, #usDragons, CEO @dragonsearch @marketingLand columnist, @socialmedia2day, Kred Top50 Marketing Blogge
71 Stan Smith @pushingsocial Obsessed with content marketing, blog promotion, blog marketing, and blog design.
72 Peter Stringer @peterstringer Sr. Director, Digital Media, Boston Celtics (Insert clever/sarcastic personality attributes here). Founder of @MediaMastersPod Podcast
73 Susan Beebe @susanbeebe Global Social Media @TysonFoods. Executive Board @Champions4Kids; Social Council @NoKidHungry #Strategy #Communications #PR #socialmedia #startups #speaker
74 Cory Edwards @coryedwards Head of Adobe’s Social Business Center of Excellence. Formerly social media director @Dell. Adjunct BYU Professor. What I share are my opinions. #GlutenFree
75 Lauren Vargas @vargasl Head (Mad Hatter) of Social Media & Community @Aetna | Digital + Community Management Strategist | Harvard Grad Museum Professional | Symbolic Analys
76 Melonie Dodaro @MelonieDodaro Dubbed by the media as Canada’s #1 LinkedIn Expert. Top 10 Social Media Blogs by Social Media Examiner. I help businesses & sales teams leverage LinkedIn & SMM.
77 Justin Levy @justinlevy Head of global social media at @Citrix. Author. Productivity-nerd. Fitness. Foodie. Dog lover. Red Sox, Patriots & Celtics fan
78 Megan McWilliams @GreenDivaMeg the original green diva, #radio show host, #TV Personality, blogger, content producer. living a lighter shade of #green in #ecostyle. #podcasts @OrgGreenDivas
79 Azure Collier @azurecollier @ConstantContact Social Media Edu. Developer-create/present social media content & webinars. I heart caffeine, chocolate, infographics, & cat memes. Purdue alum
80 Laura Fitton @Pistachio Deeply silly. Fiercely optimistic. Makes things happen from scratch. Homesteady. Inbound Evangelist @HubSpot. Priors: @oneforty | Twitter for @Dummies
81 Jeff Gibb @JeffGibb Business Development @simplymeasured. Fan of digital marketing & a sucker for tech startups. The rest: hockey/golf, rooftops & light blue gatorade #goducks
82 Zena Weist @zenaweist Integrated media strategist @LevelFive, wife, mom, @UnboundIntl sponsor, autism awareness advocate. Guinness, wine and chocolate devourer, therefore I run.
83 Larry Benet @LarryBenet Chief Connector of Sang Events| Speaker| Proud Uncle to 4 adorable nieces| FSU alum| love music| books| movie’s|
84 Paul Colligan @colligan Expand Reach – Leverage Tech
85 Anna Lingeris @ahhnalin Hershey’s PR & SM maven (opinions = me), Steelers Superfan, PGH native, Body Pump/Body Combat addict, Bulldog & Orca lover, kick-ass Spinning instructor
86 Michael Delgado @mikedelgado Social Media Manager @Experian_US. Teaching @UCIExtension. Founded @StudentHacks. Love Hip Hop, Mountain Biking & Hosting #CreditChat and #MarketingChat.
87 Jamie Turner @AskJamieTurner Author, International Speaker and CEO of 60 Second Communications and the 60 Second Marketer. Follow me for tips, tools & techniques to improve your marketing.
88 Sonia Farace @soniafarace Active, persistent, continually striving to achieve highest standards of excellence. Interests: #Innovation, #SocialMedia & topics that stimulate the brain
89 Dan Gingiss @dgingiss Digital Customer Experience & Social Media @Discover. Suffering #Cubs fan. Market watcher. Pinball wizard. Grammarian. Tweets are my own.
90 Gaurav Mendiratta @gmendiratta Social Media Expert | Moneyball Executive | An Engineer by training, an Entrepreneur by practice | Online Advertising Thought Leader.
91 Connie Bensen @cbensen Global Social Strategy @Dell
92 David Blundell @D_Blundell Social Media Manager @BritishCouncil. Communicator, musician, Leyton Orient fan. Views expressed here are purely personal . . .
93 Michael Bepko @Bepkoboy Global Online Community Manager for Whole Foods Market, but these tweets is mine…….expect food talk and dog speak
94 Nick Robinson @socialrobinson Digital Marketing at SAP. Love #tech and #analytics. Co-author of StumbleUpon for Dummies. Views are solely mine.
95 Travis Campbell @travisnow Marketing related information for online small business and internet marketers. Follow me @travisnow as well if you please.
96 Joel Price @joelprice I live in the digital world for the @Chargers and ride bikes to stay sane. Opinions are mine, and do not reflect those of my employer.
97 Todd Wheatland @ToddWheatland Author, Speaker, Marketing & HR. I work @king_content. I post photos @blogpic. I like hats.
98 Laura Mansfield @PAGATIM CVO and Story Curator at PAGATIM, a digital audio agency based in Portland. We combine strategy, production and distribution to create custom audio content.
99 Steve Spangler @SteveSpangler Teacher, author, toy inventor, TV science guy who makes learning fun. Visit or call 800.223.9080 for media inquires.
100 Dan Miller @danmillerotown I’m a husband / father / college grad / artist / songwriter / producer / designer / member of Otown / hermit. Lebron James and I are cool again!
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Kim GarstAugust 4, 2014 at 11:52 pm
Thank you so much for including me!


Nick RobinsonAugust 5, 2014 at 12:47 pm
Many thanks for the inclusion! Honored to be part of such a smart group of people 🙂


Matt GentileAugust 7, 2014 at 7:22 pm

Thank you for including me among this incredible group of thought leaders. I am already buy adding every one of them to my FB and Twitter lists! I love learning from smart people. This field is constantly evolving and I learn new things each and every day.

All the best,

Matt “The Social Guy” Gentile


Jason T. WiserAugust 8, 2014 at 8:15 am
Great list indeed. I know that you can’t fit everyone on here, but Where are Peg Fitzpatrick and Rebekah Raddice?


Dan GingissAugust 8, 2014 at 1:14 pm
Very honored to be included in this list of amazing leaders and thinkers!

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