People You Need To Follow On Twitter
Twitter has become a massive networking and promotional tool of late, and it is becoming a “must” have for designers/developers and webmasters.
Asides from promoting your skills, services or site its a rich source of news and information in your niche of interest, by following these “need to know people” you will pick up many pieces of valuable information as well as building a solid contact base.
The list that follows is a selection of people in the Web Design/Development industry that always have something of interest to “tweet” about (note: these are in no particular order of importance.)
Mashable is a blog that covers Web 2.0 and Social Media news. The Mashable Twitter account is frequently updated with the latest news.
Smashing Magazine is a fantastic resource for everything designer related.
DotSauce is a domain name magazine with a bevy of useful and interesting articles.
Carsonified is not only a top design agency, but a great source of web news via the Think Vitamin Blog and run the FOWD web event.
Chris runs Spoon Graphics and is responsible for the Spoon Graphics Blog which has many freebies and tutorials: Spoon Graphics Blog
Elliot Jay Stocks is UK based designer, who also has had many articles and tutorials published in many forms, he also speaks at events including the FOWD event.
Chris again is a top designer as well as having multiple articles and tutorials published across the web, he also runs CSS-Tricks.
Wendy is Canadian Illustrator and Graphic Designer, and regularly contributes tutorials to magazines such as the UK magazine Web Designer
Smashing Apps has a wide range of opensource and resources for developers and designers, a great stop for some inspiration.
A few more “Tweeple” of note: