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10 best PR and communications influencers to follow

By Luke O' Baoill, Friday, 25th May 2018 | 0 comments
Filed under: Irish Technology Sector, Social Media, Public Relations, PR.

Keeping up to date with the latest PR news, trends, tips and job opportunities can be hard. Whether you’re new to the industry or looking for a fresh take on public relations or technology topics, Twitter and LinkedIn are great resources for getting the most up-to-date views and advice. We’ve put together a list of 10 great public relations, marketing and communications influencers, professionals and accounts that are more than worth hitting that follow button for. See the list below for the latest cutting-edge insights!

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  1. Stephen Waddington

LinkedIn - Stephen Waddington                 Twitter - @wadds

Stephen is Partner and Chief Engagement Officer at Ketchum and responsible for driving the integration of digital and social capabilities in client engagements across the agency's international network. He regularly tweets and posts on the latest developments in PR and his award-winning blog shines a light on today’s biggest public relations issues.


  1. Darragh Doyle

LinkedIn - Darragh Doyle                              Twitter - @darraghdoyle

Head of Community at Irish social enterprise FoodCloud, Darragh helps brands, projects and organisations to communicate effectively with their audience online. A regular contributor on Irish airwaves, Darragh also shares his insights across his social media channels.


  1. Shane O’ Leary

LinkedIn - Shane O Leary                              Twitter - @shaneoleary1

As Strategy and Insights Manager at GroupM Ireland, Shane is steeped in strategic thinking and how to use communitation effectively to achieve organisational goals. For his take on the best and worst in marketing and communication, be sure to follow Shane on LinkedIn.


  1. Mark Ritson

LinkedIn - Mark Ritson                                  Twitter - @markritson

Mark is an experienced and one of the most outspoken thought leaders in marketing today. Adjunct Professor of Marketing at Melbourne Business School and weekly columnist with Marketing Week, Mark throws a critical and acerbic eye over the latest big trends in marketing and is well worth following for his grounded viewpoint.


  1. Martyn Rosney

LinkedIn – Martyn Rosney                           Twitter - @rosney

Looking for PR job opportunities in Ireland? Then you should definitely be following Martyn Rosney. Martyn is a PR professional with Edelman in Ireland and was named the PR & Marketing Professional of the Year at the Irish Early Career Awards. He regularly rounds up the latest job openings and opportunities in PR.


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  1. Ciamhie Mc Digital

LinkedIn – Ciamhie Mc Digital                    Twitter - @CiamhieMc

Ciamh McCrory, or as she is known in the digital community, Ciamhie Mc Digital, is Deputy Managing Director at Insights Ireland and lives and breathes everything digital, social media and online. If you’re looking for tips on engagement, SEO, analytics, your online responsibilities, then pay attention to Ciamhie’s feed.


  1. Neil Patel

LinkedIn – Neil Patel                                       Twitter - @neilpatel

With almost 300,000 Twitter followers and 2 million blog visitors per month, it’s fair to say Neil is one of the leading thinkers in marketing and entrepreneurship. The New York Times best selling author is liberal with the free informational videos and tips he provides and is definitely worth a place in your feed.


  1. Bill Stoller

LinkedIn - Bill Stoller                                       Twitter - @PublicityGuru

Want to become a better PR professional? Then you could do worse than following Bill Stoller on Twitter. Bill has 25 years’ experience as a PR pro and regularly tweets about articlesall aimed at how to be better at your job in public relations.


  1. Gini Dietrich

LinkedIn - Gini Dietrich                                  Twitter - @ginidietrich

CEO of Arment Dietrich, a Chicago-based integrated marketing communications firm, Gini also created and regularly contributes to the great PR and marketing blog, Spin Sucks. She frequently posts out links to the most informative PR articles from the blog and elsewhere.


  1. Rand Fishkin

LinkedIn - Rand Fishkin                                 Twitter - @randfish

Looking for SEO tips? Rand Fiskin is co-founder of Moz, the SEO specialist site and Rand isn’t shy in posting his thought provoking insights on digital marketing online. Really useful advice for all your content marketing needs.


Add these to your following list and see your feed fill up with super relevant and helpful PR and communications tips and advice. Who did we miss? Feel free to let us know what are the best PR accounts you’ve been following below!


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