#FollowFriday: 12 Must-Follow Twitter Accounts for PR Pros


Twitter users have long made Fridays famous for sharing their favorite tweeters with their followers. This being Friday, we've got our own #FF list to offer PR pros, presented here in alphabetical order.

@EdelmanPR: With 65 offices and more than 4,500 employees, Edelman is the world’s largest PR agency. Having once been the official PR agency of Twitter, Edelman has over 13,000 followers and provides useful links, tips and news any PR pro will need.

@GuyKawasaki: Guy Kawasaki has authored 10 books and co-founded the popular online magazine rack AllTop.com. The former chief evangelist of Apple has a following of over 1.1 million on Twitter, providing followers with numerous resourceful links.

@MarkRaganCEO: The CEO of Ragan Communications and publisher of PR Daily provides his more than 54,000 followers with content from Ragan.com and PR Daily.

@Mashable: If you want to follow trends in social media, you have to follow Mashable.  

@PRNews: You didn't expect us to leave out our own handle, did you? You can count on us to share PR tips, trends and PR slants on news stories on a daily basis.  

@prnewswire: Like its main Web site, PRNewswire’s Twitter feed delivers news and communications-related links to its 62,000-plus followers

@prsa: Every communicator should be following the world’s largest organization for PR professionals.

@prsarahevans: Sarah Evans describes herself as a social media freak. As owner of Sevans Strategy, a public relations and new media consultancy, Evans moderates #journchat, the popular weekly online discussion for PR pros.

@prtini: As president of Geben Communication, Heather Whaling shares her successful experiences in PR, social media and marketing. Whaling hosts #pr20chat on Twitter, which examines social media’s influence on PR.

@publicityguru: Bill Stoller’s Free Publicity Newsletter and publicityinsider.com provides communicators with his “secrets” to creating successful publicity for businesses.

@socialmedia411: Want PR-related info? This handle provides an aggregate of links from a variety of sources to keep communicators up to speed with what’s going on in the industry.

@ThisIsSethsBlog: Best-selling author Seth Godin provides his over 200,000 followers with useful links from his blog. The information is invaluable as Godin has overseen the launch of numerous companies.

 

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  • Victoria Harres

    Thanks for including us Jamar! The @PRNewswire Twitter team is honored to be on this list. – Vicky, aka @prnewswire

  • Guest

    If you’re including PRNewswire on this list, you should probably add @BusinessWire as well. They are providing news from the other half of news-producing companies across the world (who are not using PRN).