Although many people are aware of how important it is to engage in social media sites like Twitter, few of them know how to get started when it comes to looking for accounts to follow. However, if you are an SEO specialist, there are a few well-known, knowledgeable and reputable SEO Twitter profiles that you should consider following.

1. @mattcutts – Matt Cutts

When you’ve got 5 minutes to fill, Twitter is a great way to fill 35 minutes.

— Matt Cutts (@mattcutts) May 11, 2010

Matt Cutts is not only one of the most influential users on Twitter; he is currently also the head of Google’s Webspam Team. He also wrote and created the first version of Google’s family-friendly filter, known as Safe Search.

2. @brandignty – Brandignity

Don’t forget to watch our new SEO explainer video! http://t.co/9L5u7UA3ND — Brandignity (@Brandignty) September 26, 2014

We couldn’t write a post and leave ours out now could we?

3. @the_gman – Gerald Weber

22 Marketing Ideas For Small Businesses With Limited Budgets http://t.co/QUXjrJWFMe via @Wordstream

— Gerald Weber (@the_gman) October 1, 2014

This influential Twitter user not only has a dedicated following of more than 103,500 Twitter users; he is also an expert SEO consultant and he is the President of the Search Engine Marketing Group as well.

4. @SEORockstars – Daron Babin

Big news tomorrow – we will be inducting a new SEO Rockstars Co-Host live at 4pm EST when we relaunch the show!… http://t.co/XvZ1CzzCH0 — Daron Babin (@SEORockstars) May 5, 2014

Daron Babin certainly knows his stuff when it comes to B2B marketing and he is also the host and Chief Executive Officer for Webmaster Radio – the largest online station that caters for the B2B marketplace.

5. @davenaylor – Dave Naylor

Couple spammers in Bing hats @DaveNaylor pic.twitter.com/HFxwQj0O4h

— Cygnus SEO (@CygnusSEO) September 23, 2014

As far as influential Twitter and SEO experts goes, Dave is by far one of the best, boasting a following of around 11,500 fans. He is also a well-known SEO conference speaker and the head of search marketing over at Bronco.co.uk.

6. @leeodden – Lee Odden

Strategy vs. Tactics: Does Your Digital Marketer Really Know the Difference? http://t.co/vltpXj3Ms9 — Lee Odden (@leeodden) October 1, 2014

Lee currently has a Twitter fan base of approximately 28,000 followers. He is not only the Chief Executive Officer of TopRank; he is also one of the most well-known online marketing specialists around.

7. @graywolf – Michael Gray

Really @google these are the kinds of ads that make it out into the wild pic.twitter.com/F3YIknLQyA

— Michael Gray (@graywolf) September 30, 2014

With a follower base of 29,000 fans, Michael regularly adds content to his blog at graywolfseo.com and he is also a highly accomplished SEO blogger, speaker and consultant.

8. @vanessafox – Vanessa Fox

Apparently Flickr’s SMS account recovery system does not support Google Voice. Sigh. pic.twitter.com/RoYeMy7aFg — Vanessa Fox (@vanessafox) September 30, 2014

This popular Twitter user has received numerous mentions and has been labeled as a “cyberspace visionary” by Seattle Business Monthly. She has also written a book called ‘Marketing in the Age of Google’ and has a follower base of more than 38,000.

9. @aaronwall – Aaron Wall

told their customer “support” of that issue & they wanted more details about the issues on their site, but couldn’t/wouldn’t take order

— aaron wall (@aaronwall) September 29, 2014

Boasting just over 74,000 Twitter followers, Aaron Wall is the author of SEO Book. He has a phenomenal amount of knowledge when it comes to everything SEO-related. Visitors to his website who subscribe to receive updates will receive a free “7 Days to SEO Success” course as well.

10. @randfish – Rand Fishkin

Tomorrow morning, listen in as @raygrieselhuber & I talk about building SEO software and SaaS businesses http://t.co/Wh0Tghg9TN — Rand Fishkin (@randfish) October 1, 2014

Having 195,000 followers must mean that Rand Fishkin is able to offer more than just the basics when it comes to SEO. He is also an entrepreneur and blogger who travels extensively.

As you can see, there are numerous SEO Twitter profiles that are worth following if you are seeking the best advice possible relating to your website and other SEO-related matters.

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