Which people and brands have the biggest impact on discussions about content marketing on Twitter?

To find out, Onalytica looked at 410,454 tweets posted during a 90-day period that included “content marketing" or "contentmarketing."

The researchers examined at various factors, including each user's relevance to the content marketing topic (number of tweets), reach (number of followers), and reference (how often they appeared in Twitter lists). Accounts were assigned a 1 (low influence) to 100 (high influence) score

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Jeff Bullas (@jeffbullas) has the highest influencer score for content marketing, indicating he has the strongest network and the most impactful discussions about the topic on Twitter. Jay Baer (@jaybaer) ranks second, followed by Joe Pulizzi (@JoePulizzi), Michael Brenner (@BrennerMichael), Neil Patel (@neilpatel), and MarketingProfs' own Ann Handley (@MarketingProfs).

The Content Marketing Institute (@CMIContent) is the brand that has the most impact on content marketing discussions on Twitter. HubSpot (@HubSpot) is second, followed by Inc (@Inc), Moz (@Moz), and NewsCred (@newscred).

About the research: The report was based on an analysis of 410,454 tweets posted during a 90-day period that included “content marketing" or "contentmarketing."

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Ayaz Nanji is a digital strategist and a co-founder of ICW Media, a marketing agency specializing in content and social media services for tech firms. He is also a research writer for MarketingProfs. He has worked for Google/YouTube, the Travel Channel, AOL, and the New York Times.

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