Ten Must-Follow Folks in the Digital Publishing Industry

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Twitter is a great channel for engaging in conversations, learning the latest news, and often times, for gaining knowledge from industry influencers who use the platform as their soapbox, sharing insights, opinions and interesting links to news stories. At Inkling, we use Twitter to follow the world’s most influential folks in digital publishing, since it’s a topic near and dear to our hearts. Here are some of our favorites that we follow for a mix of news, thought leadership, and interesting commentary.

  1. Laura Hazard Owen @laurahazardowen: news editor and digital publishing reporter for GigaOM/PaidContent

  2. Tim O’Reilly @timoreilly: founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media and considered to be one of the best computer book publishers in the world

  3. Jeremy Greenfield, @JDGsaid: editorial director of Digital Book World

  4. Mike Shatzkin @MikeShatzkin: founder and CEO of The Idea Logical Company and a thought leader in publishing for over 20 years

  5. Ricardo Bilton, @rbilton: digital publishing reporter at DigiDay

  6. Alison Jones @bookstothesky: former director of Innovation Strategy at Macmillan

  7. Sarah Weinman @sarahw: news editor for Publishers Marketplace and Publisher’s Lunch

  8. Peter Costanzo @PeterCostanzo: NYU adjunct professor teaching Digital Trends in Publishing

  9. Philip Jones @philipdsjones: editor of The Bookseller

  10. Paul Biba, @paulkbiba: former editor of TeleRead, Paul shares curated ebook, and digital publishing news daily

And, if you aren’t already, follow us at @inkling. We happen to be pretty knowledgeable about digital publishing, too!

Are there other digital publishing influencers who you like to  follow on social media? If so, who? We’d love to hear your suggestions in the comments section.