Black Twitter is a force to be reckoned with. It has never been easier for you as a Black Entrepreneur to create your brand and build your following. To show you what’s possible, we have created a list of Black personal brands that have used the power of Twitter to build their legacy!

Amanda Littlejohn
Amanda LittlejohnAmandaMillerLittlejohn.com

Why We Chose Her

Not only has Amanda Miller Littlejohn built a solid brand, but she empowers others to do the same. Her Package Your Genius Academy  helps entrepreneurs clarify their brand message, services and offerings through weekly training calls and a vibrant mastermind group. Plus, she has been all up in the media – PRWeek named Amanda one of the 2015 Innovation 50 rising stars in PR. Its one thing to luck up on success. Its another thing to turn it into a system that works!

  • 8,000+ Twitter Followers
  • 64 Klout Score
  • Ranked among the top 0.9% of people talking about Branding
Dr. Eric Thomas
Dr. Eric ThomasETInspires.com

Why We Chose Him

Dr. Eric Thomas built himself and his brand through sheer passion and force of will. You cant go anywhere online without reading one of his quotes or hearing one of his electric speeches. The man is a straight up beast – he went from homeless, high school drop out to Entrepreneur, C.E.O. and Ph.D. His story and his lessons have inspired people from Australia to Alaska. Real Talk. Click here to check him out.

  • 247,000+ Twitter Followers
  • 70 Klout Score
  • Ranked among the top 0.5% of people talking about Inspiration in social media
LaShanda Henry
LaShanda HenrySistaSense.com

Why We Chose Her

Lashandra Henry is the creator of SistaSense.com, the Black Business Owners Network, and 15 other websites for people of color. LaShanda has been featured in Essence, Ebony, The Network Journal, and BlackEnterprise.com, and has worked with Disney, General Mills, TNT, Walmart, and many other brands.

  • 8,000+ Twitter Followers
  • 52 Klout Score
  • Ranked among the top 1.5% of people talking about Digital Media in social media
Paul Carrick Brunson
Paul Carrick BrunsonPaulCBrunson.com

Why We Chose Him

Paul C. Brunson is one of our favorite people. 💯💯.  His book, A Modern Guide to Finding and Keeping Love, won Amazon’s 2016 Best Books. With the lessons he learned working directly for billionaires Oprah Winfrey and Enver Yucel, he founded the Paul C. Brunson Agency and has become a Multimillionaire himself. Despite his success, he finds time for any and everyone seeking his insights.

  • 112,000+ Twitter Followers
  • 80 Klout Score
  • Host of Our World TV
 Cameka Smith
Cameka SmithTheBOSSNetwork.org

Why We Chose Her

Cameka Smith is the force behind the BOSS Network, and her squad is deep!

Under Cameka’s leadership, The BOSS Network has become one of the fastest-growing women business communities anywhere, winning a Top 50 Website for Entrepreneurs Inc Magazine Award. Cameka was listed in Jet Magazine as a 40 under 40 Entrepreneur, named one of the “Top 40 Chicago Game Changers” by Ariel Investments and WVON 1690AM and presented with a leadership award by the Black United Fund of Illinois.

  • 17,000+ Twitter Followers
  • 56 Klout Score
  • Ranked among the top 0.1% of people talking about Women in Business in social media
King Keraun
King KeraunKingKeraun.com

Why We Chose Him

After getting out of prison, “King Keraun” started making comedy videos for Instagram, Vine, and YouTube that dealt with the usual topics: relationships, family, football. His videos were funny and relatable. So much so that agents swarmed, entertainment mogul Russell Simmons brought him to L.A. and became his mentor, and brands clamored to place their products in his Vines and Instagram videos.

  • 29,000+ Twitter Followers
  • 1.4 million Instagram followers
  • More than 100 million Vine loops (!)
Jai Stone
Jai StoneJaiStone.com

Why We Chose Her

Jai Stone is one of our favorite Queens! Her hustle is simply outrageous. We could list all of the media outlets that she has appeared on, but you would be reading all day. In her own words, she is

  • A No-bullshit Small Business Owner (13 yrs)
  • A Saucy Speaker (20+ yrs)
  • An Award-winning Master Brand Coach (17 yrs)
  • An Award-winning Badass Blogger (6 yrs)
  • A Certified Personal Brand Strategist (9 yrs)

If you are serious about your hustle, she needs to be on your timeline!

  • 18,000+ Twitter Followers
  • 60 Klout Score
  • Over 30k Total Social Media Subscribers
Jay Morrison
Jay MorrisonJayMrRealEstate.com

Why We Chose Him

We have always said that you aren’t a real brand until your name is synonymous with what you do. Jay “Mr Real Estate” is a real brand, people. He built his real estate empire long before he built his social media empire, but he has done both well. With an estimated net worth of more than $10 Million, and with a massive television and media presence, Jay is a personal brand to be reckoned with!

  • 75,000+ Twitter Followers
  • Multiple Appearances on NBC and ABC
  • Founder of the Jay Morrison Real Estate Academy

Did we forget you or someone you follow? Leave their name, claim to fame, and a link to their (or your) social media profile in the comments section below!