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Follow the Top Social Media Influencers of 2014

Dr. Jim Barry of the Edu-Tainment Social Content Marketing blog has put together a list of the top social media influencers (with yours truly on it!). The good Doctor has written up a fascinating, detailed post on the 4 archetypes of these influencers, describing the traits and types of influence they have in the industry, including:

  • Educators – provide help and insight
  • Coaches – engage and assist (you’ll find me here!)
  • Entertainers – engage and inspire
  • Charismatics – provide insight and inspiration

It’s a great list and the article is a must read. I really appreciate that I’m listed as a coach. I don’t think of myself as a thought leader in the industry, but I think I’m an honest practitioner and provide a blog that helps marketers discover new tools and methodologies for improving their craft. I’m outspoken on a personal level, so that could be impacting my charisma and ability to entertain. Either way, I’m honored to be on such an incredible list.


I thought it might be nice to make it easy for you to follow these folks, so here’s the list with their Twitter follow button!





I slipped in our blog’s Twitter account up by mine. Take out the polarizing unprofessional arguments from my Twitter account and you’re left with the Marketing Tech Blog’s. Hehe.

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About Douglas Karr

Douglas Karr is the founder of The Marketing Technology Blog and recognized MarTech expert. Doug is a Keynote and Marketing Public Speaker. He's the CEO of DK New Media, an agency specializing in assisting marketing technology companies with their inbound marketing - leveraging social media, blogging, search engine optimization, pay per click and public relations. He's assisted SaaS companies like Angie's List, GoDaddy, Salesforce, Webtrends, and SmartFOCUS with their digital marketing and product strategies. Douglas is also the author of Corporate Blogging for Dummies.

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