10 Key Ecommerce Players You Should Follow on Twitter

|25th May 2017

Twitter is great for ecommerce. It allows you to build a following, engage with your target audience and – most importantly – generate leads. But it’s also great because it makes ecommerce expertise readily available for everyone. Whether it’s ecommerce advice, new tools or industry news, you can get everything you need on Twitter. You just need to know the right places to look. So, read on as we look at 10 ecommerce experts that are great to follow on Twitter.

1. Stuart McMillan – @mcmillanstu

As the deputy head of ecommerce at major footwear retailers Schuh, it’s fair to say Stuart McMillan is experienced in the industry. His tweets are both amusing and informative, highlighting the good, the bad and the ugly on everyday ecommerce sites.

2. Econsultancy – @Econsultancy

While it’s not solely e-commerce based, e-consultancy provides followers with useful resources to help them understand the industry. Mobile business, SEO, digital marketing and, of course, e-commerce are covered in their own research and analysis.

3. Linda Bustos – @edgacentlinda

Self-proclaimed Ecommerce junkie, Linda Bustos has a good mix of advice, insight and ecommerce news in her Tweets. She is the co-founder of Ecommerce advisers Edgacent and runs her own ecommerce blog, Ecommerce Illustrated (also available to follow on twitter @ecommerceillustrated)

4. Magento – @magento

Magento is one of the biggest ecommerce platforms in the world – and one of the best. Follow them and you get exclusive tips, consumer practices and industry news straight from the top.

5. ecommerce – @ecommerce

Yes, in a guide to ecommerce Twitter accounts, we’re telling you to follow ecommerce. Quite simply, this account keeps you in the know with ecommerce news around the world.

6. Paul Rogers – @paulnrogers

Paul is a part of ecommerce consultancy firm Crimson Fox. They advise and assist clients with Magento, and he specialises in helpful and informative guides on how best to use Magento. He also tweets updates from a number of great Magento conferences and exhibitions.

7. Graham Charlton – @gcharlton

Editor of remarketing specialists SaleCycle, Graham is an expert in connecting with customers. His Twitter page gives followers an insight into the world of remarketing – how to get previous site visitors back on side and turn them into customers.

8. Ecommerce Boy – @EcommerceBoy

Armando Roggio has penned over 4,000 articles on ecommerce. It’s fair to say he’s earned his online alias of Ecommerce Boy. He tweets about all things digital, from SEO to social media, but focusses on the beautiful intricacies of ecommerce, and how you can become a master of it.

9. Ann Handley – @MarketingProfs

As stated in her Twitter bio, Ann Handley is “waging a war on mediocrity in content marketing”. She’s one of the best accounts to follow if you want to spread the word about your ecommerce business. Social media, blogging, videos – whatever you want to create to get people interested in your products, she knows how to do it properly.


Getting started (and one more player)

Our list of top tweeters is great if you’re looking to get started in the wonderful world of ecommerce. But to give yourself the best chance, you need developers who are experienced and highly skilled. Fluid Digital can provide exactly that.

We are a team of Magento Certified Developers with years of experience in ecommerce. Our combination of experience, expertise and, of course, creativity can give you the attractive site you need to attract visitors and generate sales. For more information, contact us online. And don’t forget to follow us on Twitter too!

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