Forbes Top 20 Women Social Media Influencers

I was honored when I learned that Forbes included me in their list of the Top 20 Women Social Media Influencers.

Pam Dyer is on Forbes' list of the top social media power influencersHaydn Shaughnessy, a speaker, author, and Forbes contributor who who writes excellent articles about enterprise innovation, released his annual list on Wednesday. Using Peek Analytics data and other criteria, he assembled a list of fantastic women social media experts with whom I’m proud to be associated. I never would have been included on the list if it weren’t for you — thank you for reading and sharing my content! I hope I’ve helped you better understand social media marketing and how to use it effectively.

I want go give a shout-out to the sensational ladies on the list whose social media marketing expertise and advice has gone viral:

  1. Ann Tran: A social media consultant and travel/leisure blogger, Ann has over 300,000 Twitter followers. @AnnTran
  2. Jessica Northey: Jessica is taking over country music one tweet at a time, helping broadcasting professionals, musicians, and entertainers optimize their brands. @jessicanorthey
  3. Mari Smith: A top social media consultant, author, and speaker, Mari is widely recognized as the top Facebook marketing expert in the world. @marismith
  4. Liz Strauss: Liz is a social media strategist and prolific blogger who founded SOBCon, the high-touch business summit. @lizstrauss
  5. Pam Moore: Pam is an an avid keynote speaker, best selling author of two books, and has guts to tell you what you may not want to hear to drive results. @pammktgnut
  6. Renee Blodgett: Renee provides branding, word-of-mouth (WOM) campaigns, viral marketing, social media, and PR programs for companies and high-profile individuals. @magicsaucemedia
  7. Eve Mayer: Eve is the CEO of Social Media Delivered, a LinkedIn expert, and author of two books about using social media for business. @linkedinqueen
  8. Kim Garst: Kim is the CEO of Boom! Social and author of two books about social media marketing. She speaks at conferences and trains business owners worldwide. @kimgarst
  9. Lori Ruff: Lori helps businesses become more successful with LinkedIn through comprehensive and inspiring training programs. @loriruff
  10. Ann Handley: An author and 13-year veteran of creating and managing digital programs to build relationships, Ann manages all of the content at MarketingProfs. @marketingprofs
  11.  Me! @pamdyer
  12. Laura Fitton: Laura co-authored Twitter for Dummies and founded Twitter app store oneforty, which was acquired by HubSpot in 2011. @pistachio
  13. Bonnie Sainsbury:  An online marketing strategist, Bonnie helps companies increase their virtual presence and engage with new customers. @bsainsbury
  14. Lilach Bullock: Lilach is a business owner, consultant, and founder of, where she helps companies create smart social media marketing strategies. @Lilachbullock
  15. Deborah Lee: Deborah advises and coaches organizations and individuals about how to maximize their social media potential, especially via Twitter. @debsylee
  16. Marsha Collier: A prolific author whose books cover topics around customer service and social media, Marsha is a radio host and sought-after speaker. @Marshcollier
  17. Lori Taylor: Lori is an award-winning direct response copywriter who focuses on unique content marketing strategies to build brand awareness, authority, and audience rapport. @lorirtaylor
  18. Viveka vonRosen: Viveka is a successful entrepreneur, a nationally renowned LinkedIn expert and trainer, and social-media keynote speaker. @LinkedInExpert
  19. Sandi Krakowski: Sandi is an author and Facebook marketing expert who specializes in social media and blogging forbusinesses. @sandikrakowski
  20. Susan Cooper: A social media marketing enthusiast and strategist, Susan consults with musicians, entertainers, and select businesses on targeted strategies. @buzzedition


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  • Congratulations Pam! Job well done!

  • I’ve found your blog by this list and I’m sure I’m gonna hang out here on a daily basis. Great content, full of hard-data and with a variety of inspiring insights!