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Elite Tweeters: Top 25 Twitter users in Chicago

Elite Tweeters: Top 25 users in Chicago

Chicago is the third most popular Twitter location in the world, according to a recent study. Only Los Angeles and London are tweeting more at the moment.

But who are the Top 25 Twitter users in Chicago?

If you want to rub elbows with Chicago's true Twitterati, these are the accounts you should follow.

1. @armano
Bio: Communicator, designer, thinker, doer, dad, biker, karaoke junkie, and imperfect soul. Working on social business design with Dachis Co.

2. @lizstrauss
Bio: Liz loves building brand & content strategy, irresistible offers, & fiercely loyal fans for associations, hospitality, universities, & professionals

3. @Obamanews
Bio: News from Barack Obama's White House and Campaign Offices - UNOFFICIAL TWITTER

4. @arstechnica
Bio: The Art of Technology

5. @ambercadabra
Bio: Director of Community for @Radian6. Marketing, social media, books, nerdy things, and stuff outside.

6. @suntimes
Bio: What you need to know: now. News, entertainment, sports and business news from the Chicago Sun-Times and more. And yes, it is real people here.

7. @kellyolexa
Bio: Sales and Marketing Diva, Fitness Fanatic, Starbucks Addict, Social Media Cupcake:Ford Fiesta Movement Agent!

8. @ginidietrich
Bio: CEO of Arment Dietrich. Author of Creator of BFF Beauty Bag. Vistage member. Avid cyclist. A foodie. Lover of shoes and wine.

9. @djbooth
Bio: Online Music Magazine that features new music, freestyles, reviews, interviews and much more!

10. @leahjones
Bio: Natiiv Arts & Media: Social Media Coaching for Artists, Musicians and Writers.

11. @williger
Bio: Success driven ex-DELL sales maker and new media evangelist by day. Meditating, guitar playing, wine making, crime fighting superhero at night. I like cheese!

12. @afrobella
Bio: beauty and culture blogger extraordinare, road tripper enjoying life's little adventures

13. @brentdpayne
Bio: Tribune's Bald In-house SEO Director (aka SEO Sultan)

14. @whereivebeen
Bio: Hi! I'm Katy, Where I've Been's Community Manager. Listen to me ramble on about travel tips, advice, & news. Email me anytime!

15. @lenkendall
Bio: Expert at NOTHING. Idea Catalyst. Enjoy being clever & constructively grumpy. PR+Marketing+Community. AEKDB

16. @wadecreate <<< HEY THAT'S ME!!!
Bio: Founding Artist of Custom Canvas Art Gallery. Creative. Painter. Producer for WGN TV + Web. Mom of 2. Geek. Blogger. Random Tweetaholic. In LOVE. ART AGENT.

17. @redeyechicago
Bio: This is print media 2.0. I'm Scott Kleinberg, RedEye's Social Mediaologist and Buzzmaster. Follow my personal feed at @scottkleinberg for more fun.

18. @playboy
Bio: Playboy, Hef, Playmates, Models, Girls, NSFW, Nude, Naked, Pics, Videos, Articles

19. @philipnowak
Bio: Interests: Chicago Bears, Blogging, Grilling, Reading, Skiing, Social Media, Technology & Traveling. PT Volunteer Social Media Director for @ThomasCastillo

20. @monicaobrien

Bio: Marketing Professional and ENTP with a knack for all things Gen Y. Moderator for the #SM4SMB conversation.

21. @amyderby
Bio: highly caffeinated writer, blogger, food safety geek, and law blog consultant -- I'm also @lawfirmblogger

22. @amandachapel
Bio: See or contact me directly at

23. @zagrrl
Bio: Tech / Innovation Intrapreneur. From Stainless Steel thru Sustainability to Social Media. Super Power - Quantum Sympathetic SuperConnector

24. @coloneltribune
Bio: The Colonel knows Chicago. He is also a more gentlemanly version of @ChicagoTribune

25. @bradleywill
Bio: Gnarly Entrepreneur | Coach | Social Media Strategist | Raw Food + Pitbull Lover and a Mr. try anything once. Gen-Y Leader promoting Young Entrepreneurs #NV247

Wondering how this list was created? With the help of Twitter Grader, which uses an algorithm to rank Twitter users based on followers, tweet frequency, interaction with others, and more.

You're certain to have seen at least some of these users around Twitter before. Question is: How many of them are you following?


Posted by Breaking Tweets Chicago via @BTChicago July 23, 2009

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