Who To Follow On Twitter: Consulting Edition 2013


If you’re an aspiring or current consultant, you’re likely wondering how you can stay current with industry trends.

By following top consulting industry influencers, engaging in online conversations and getting your own egg-cellent ideas out there, you can grow your professional network and lay the foundation for a successful career.

To help you out, here’s a list of some of the top consulting influencers to follow this year on Twitter!

Sean Gardner:

Sean Gardner is the guy to follow to stay updated on what’s going on in the technology and marketing world. He delivers industry trends, info, and news in a creative and easy to understand way. This is great for current or aspiring consultants as it’s crucial to always be in the know of latest developments and bring them to your clients. If that wasn’t reason enough to follow Sean, he was also on Forbes Top 10 Social Media Influencer list and has over 10 years of industry experience!



Consulting Canada:

Consulting Canada (@bestbizplans) is your destination for small business knowledge, consulting advice, and expert insights from industry leaders who have been in the business for over 30 years!



Accenture Canada:

By following @accenture_ca, you’ll have access to career news, company news, expert insight, recruiter tips and real-time job updates. This sounds like the perfect recipe for hatching an egg-straordinary consulting career! Accenture was also The 2013 TalentEgg National Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards winner for “Best Mobile Campus Recruitment Initiative”, so you know one of their main goals is bringing students and new grads career opportunities. Get following!




There’s no doubt about it — having your Certified Management Consultant designation gives you an edge when hatching a consulting career no matter what path you choose (i.e,  technology, marketing, management). For this reason alone we suggest that you follow @CMC-Canada if you’re interested in the consulting industry. You’ll also learn more about the industry, get expert tips and have access to career insight you won’t find elsewhere!



Douglas Idugboe:

Douglas Idugboe is one of technology’s biggest fans! He’s knows everything there is to know about digital media, marketing strategies, consulting and just about everything else the social web consists of. Though all of these topics probably seem like they would bring an overwhelming amount of content, Douglas delivers his tweets in a comprehensible and appealing way.



AIC- Association of Independent Consultants:

AIC’s  (@aicconsult) Twitter bio is all you need to read to know why you should follow them: “If you are passionate about learning, improving, and growing your consulting business as a business, then AIC is the place for you”.



Mari Smith:

Mari Smith is the social media marketing guru! So if you’re interested in a career as a Marketing Consultant she’ll give you the information you need on all the latest and greatest marketing tips, news, and trends! Mari was another one of Forbes Top 10 Social Media Influencers in 2012 thanks to her innovative and relevant content.



Forbes Tech News:

Interested in the technology consulting field? Then following @ForbesTech is your first step to ensure that you have the most important tech trends at your fingertips at all times! No matter where your interests lie, the Forbes Tech News account has you covered!



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About the author

Meghan Greaves is a Bachelor of Arts - Sociology and Marketing Management student at the University of Guelph. She also earned a Business Administration – Marketing (Co-op) diploma from Conestoga College in 2012. Meghan is currently completing a summer internship with TalentEgg as a Editorial & Marketing intern.