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Twitter is a fabulous platform to stay current on certain topics in less time. Experts are effectively curating the best content by what information they choose to tweet, retweet, and favorite. In that spirit of giving, here are 34 39 of the top PPC experts you should be following on Twitter

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Brad Geddes - @bgtheory

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Probably the best person in the world when it comes to Adwords. Speaks at conferences all over the world, runs Google's official AdWords 301 trainings, and has some cool training & tools through CertifiedKnowledge.org and AdAlysis.com .

Melissa Mackey - @Mel66

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She calls herself PPC Moses because she's been in the industry so long, and the wisdom is there to prove it. Great tips, very accessible & prone to occasional rants (which I love.).

John Lee - @John_A_Lee

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Full disclosure, he's my boss, but that doesn't make him any less awesome. A regular at PPC conferences and on many popular internet marketing blogs, he's been in the game a long time and knows A LOT.

Perry Marshall - @PerryMarshall

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The guy wrote a book about AdWords and he's an expert on email marketing and copywriting as well. Get on one of his email lists while you're at it and experience email marketing done right.

Elizabeth Marsten - @ebkendo

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This lady is smart. Like scary smart. When she talks PPC, you should listen because her nuggets of wisdom are truly valuable. Bonus points for being a Trekkie.

John Gagnon - @jmgagnon

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Dude's the evangelist for BingAds. Enough said. (But if that isn't enough, he is also really smart, really personable, and has salon quality hair.)

Lisa Sanner - @LisaSanner

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She's the quarterback of the PPC team at Point It and that's saying a lot. Knows her PPC in and out.

Matt Umbro - @Matt_Umbro

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You can't leave off the founder of PPCChat. He keeps the Twitter community (hashtag #ppcchat) going with a weekly chat on topics from all corners of PPC.

Lisa Raehsler - @lisarocksSEM

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This lady speaks all over the country and writes for several prominent blogs. Oh, and she founded Big Click Co.

Marty Weintraub - @martyweintraub

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The mad genius of Facebook Ads especially, but just an amazing mind (if you can keep up!)

Aaron Levy - @bigalittlea

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Smart, funny, and his Twitter profile pic shows him wearing an apron. That's confidence and definitely worth a follow.

Larry Kim - @LarryKim

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The big kahuna at Wordstream and a marketing genius. He's also super active on Google+ if you're into that kind of thing.

Frederick Vallaeys - @siliconvallaeys

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The former evangelist for AdWords. Enough said. Really.

Jeff Allen - @JeffAllenUT

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El Presidente of Hanapin Marketing which means he's involved in PPC Hero, HeroConf and tons of other PPC goodness.

Matt Van Wagner - @mvanwagner

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Living proof that having a few gray hairs doesn't mean you can't be in the PPC industry. And if you've ever met the guy you know he's as up-to-date on pop culture and trends as anyone, which is why his sharp wit is so amazing.

Jennifer Slegg - @jenstar

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The leading expert on Google AdSense, Google's contextual advertising program. Think of her as the expert of the publishers of your PPC ads.

David Rodnitzky - @rodnitzky

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Grew a tremendously successful PPC business on a shoe string budget. Built that out in 2013 to a full service search engine marketing campaign.

[Ed.: he doesn't like bad coffee -- that's good]

Michelle Morehouse - @michellemsem

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Clickz author. Owner of clixmarketing.com. True PPC expert with industry recognized expertise in online lead generation.*

*does her crosswords in pen. Pen!

Kevin Lee - @Kevin_Lee_QED

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Nicknamed "the godfather of SEM" due to his extensively long experience in the field. Co-founder of SEMPO. Author of the acclaimed Paid Search Strategies columns at Clickz.

Susan Wenograd - @SusanEDub

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PPC industry conferences speaker. "OCD about PPC", as she puts it herself. Handles accounts from one thousand to 1.1 million+.

Joe Kerschbaum - @JoeKerschbaum

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Co-author of PPC: An Hour A Day in Wiley/Sybex's online marketing An Hour A Day series. Writes PPC columns in many online publications. Industry conferences speaker.

Katy Tonkin - @katytonkin

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Helps manage PPC campaigns in more than 50 countries in 25 languages at the tune of 15 million+ media per year. Named one of the Top 25 Influential Women in PPC.

Chris Haleua - @chrishaleua

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Product manager for Adobe Media Optimizer; unified ad management. Paid search marketer, SMX PPC speaker. Self-proclaimed Excel geek.

Amy Bishop - @Hoffman8

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Rock solid PPC productivity and efficiency advise. Senior manager. True PPC specialist.

Mel Carson - @MelCarson

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US brand ambassador for Majestic SEO. Ex Microsoft Digital Evangelist.

David Szetela - @Szetela

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Host of the industry recognized PPC Rockstars weekly radio show. Co-author of the Wiley/Sybex book PPC Advertising on One Hour a Day. Named as one of the Top 25 Most Influential PPC Experts in 2014.

Heather Cooan - @HeatherCooan

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Self-proclaimed ad geek. Paid Advertising Manager at Infusionsoft. SMX speaker.

Rick Galan - @RickGalan

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SMX speaker. PPC specialist. Lives for PPC and his family.

Crystal O'Neill - @CrystalA

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Ran the PPC division at SEER Interactive before being made President of the company by Wil Reynolds. PPC guru.

Paul Kragthorpe - @PaulKragthorpe

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Webmaster and developer of PPC Chat. PPC knowledge through managing US-wide campaigns in multiple industries.

Justin Freid - @Justin_Freid

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Named one of the most influential PPC experts. Search Engine Watch columnist.

Julie F Bacchini - @NeptuneMoon

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SMX speaker. Founder & President of Neptune Moon LLC. Influential PPC expert.

Megan Leap - @MeganLeap

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Industry conferences speaker. Peer recognized PPC specialist. CRO-driven.

Greg Finn - @gregfinn

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SMX speaker. Contributing editor at Search Engine Land and Marketing Land. PPC aficionado.

User Submissions

We asked if we missed anyone -- here are some of those :

Christi Olson - @ChristiJOlson

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Self-proclaimed SEM geek. SMX, Pubcon, StateOfSearch speaker. Known to share solid information. Big on PPC efficiency and automation.

Bryant Garvin - @BryantGarvin

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PPC trainer. Strong focus on PPC account audits. Experience with multi-million dollar PPC campaigns handling 1million+ keywords.

James Svoboda - @Realicity

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Passionate for PPC since 1999. Frequent host for PPCchat. Sits on the advisory board for the acclaimed WhichTestWon. Founder and CEO of MnSearch.

Mike Rhodes - @thegoogleguy

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Described by others on this list as an Adwords ninja. Someone else in the industry clarified that with; "he's the expert's expert". Co-author of Ultimate Guide to Google AdWords.

Jon Kagan - @JonKagan

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Senior director. Did campaigns for Forbes, American Express, Revlon, to name a few. Industry conferences speaker (SMX, SES, Clickz, etc.).

Who Else?

There are way more awesome PPC tweeters out there. Give a shout out to your favorites in the comments below!

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