Eight People You Should Follow on Twitter

Eight People You Should Follow on Twitter

Slide1Earlier this week, we wrote about the importance of social media websites in developing your brand. Today, we bring you the best of the best?a few investors and real estate guys and gals from the world of Twitter worth following for stories from the field, helpful advice, and occasional humor.

But before we go a single step farther, the one Twitter account you should absolutely follow, even if you forget everything else you read here today, is our very own Jason Hartman. You can find him at @JasonHartmanROI.

On with ?the show.

These tweeps come from backgrounds in investing, real estate, and economy, and offer a wealth of information related both directly and indirectly to your traditional and nontraditional real estate investments.

Angel Investors

Angel investors are individuals who provide capital for new investors on the condition (usually) that they maintain convertible debt or partial ownership. While you may not be the recipient of angel funds, some of the top tweeters offer valuable insights and advice that?s worth a read.

@AngelList: these folks tweet and retweet a variety of articles related to startups. They?ve got a ton of variety in their tweets and include news, success stories, etc.

@edyson: for a global outlook and forward-thinker, follow Esther Dyson, who tweets about interests and investments as they happen.

Real Estate

@JasonHartmanROI:?Jason Hartman is the Founder and CEO of Platinum Properties Investor Network, The Hartman Media Company, and The Jason Hartman Foundation. Starting with very little, Jason, at the age of 19, embarked on what was to become a successful real estate, public speaking, and podcasting career. Jason’s tweets are both inspirational and educational to young investors.

@calculatedrisk: Bill McBride often tweets about housing and real estate. Another advantage? If he links to content, it is always from his own blog, which may also interest you.

@MSNrealestate: with almost 68,000 followers, this account is pretty major. While they rarely retweet, follow, or respond,?MSNrealestate offers a variety of articles on current events and trends in the real estate market?which range from funny to dry to helpful.

@real_estate_HUB: for those curious about real estate law, we recommend real estate hub, which is based in Ft. Lauderdale. Despite their association with a local law group, they offer a variety of helpful articles and links.

@pkedrosky: Paul Kedrosky is an investor with degrees in the economics of technology, finance, and engineering. He?s worked in both public and private sectors and provides entertaining and educational tweets that you?re bound to find useful in your investment education.

@GregorMacdonald: if you?re interested in energy and economics, Gregor Macdonald is your guy. He?s also regularly active on Twitter and engages in conversation with fellow Tweeps.

@behaviorgap: Carl Richards is a financial planner and financial cartoonist?a rare combination indeed. Expect his tweets to be funny, informational, helpful, and full of pictures.

Have other ideas? Feel free to list them below, and tell us why they?re a can?t-miss addition to our list! (photo credit: AlicePopkorn via photopin cc)

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