Twitter: 10 Smart Accounts all Young Bosses Should Follow
Black Enterprise Magazine January-March 2019 Issue

Twitter has been known to be the top platform for quick, concise and instant content sharing.

It’s also been the go-to platform for celebrity beefs and scandalous, breaking-news fodder.

If you’re a young, budding entrepreneur, it’s also the go-to spot for that espresso-strength digital sip of inspiration on business leads and trends, startup fund sources, tech tools and empowerment.

Beyond your usual known business news and Tedx stars, here are 10 Twitter accounts that consistently make their tweets count, offering resources, advice, business content and motivation to give young bosses the tools they need to make bigger boss moves:

@TheBossNetwork: This online community of professional and entrepreneurial women offers support, tips and events updates for womenpreneurs. They event host Twitter chats with special guests, offering secrets to success.

@SheLeadsAfrica: A global organization, follow them for updates on their bootcamps, events, and meet ups. You can also get the scoop on being the next victor of $10,000 in startup funds via their pitch competition.

@YEC: The account of invite-only Young Entrepreneurs Council offers tips for young startup bosses from the best of the best billion-dollar movers and shakers in the country.

@SocialTrendSpot: If social entrepreneurship is your thing, you’ll want to follow this account for the latest trends and news.

@MayaElious: A coach and speaker, Elious has the account that keeps on giving, often hosting free courses on startup success and branding, and even offering a free personal branding workshop via her Website.

 @RakiaReynolds: Her boss moves as founder of public relations firm Skai Blue Media—boasting clients Forbes and HSN— and Tedx speaking mojo should be reason enough. But if not, get inspired by her entrepreneurial adventures and habit of highlighting other women doing great things.

@Tyboyea: This phenomenal CEO is vouched for by top executives at the foundations of both Walmart and AARP, and she often tweets awesome insights on employment, talent acquisition and retention.

@beSELFMadenow: Launched by media mogul and former president of Telemundo, the Self Made Movement provides the ultimate entrepreneurial boost for women entrepreneurs all over the world.

@ThePhatStartup: Coaching. Interviews. Multimedia resources. All with the rawness and realness of a pinch of hip-hop.

 @StartupGrind: With more than 350,000 startup founders in more than 180 cities, this community is one to add to that “Orgs I need to join” list. They host international events for entrepreneurs in a variety of industries—all of which you find out about by following them.

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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.