Twitter. The web-designer’s den. It is so called. Don’t be afraid. I follow all these accounts as well. Each and every one of them have something to say and that something is always worthwhile. By the way, you are on twitter, right ? Well, if you are, follow us to get informed about latest posts.
So, let’s hop on the list and I’ll show you why these accounts are not just another one in the crowd.
Note: When you read this post, chances are a lot of this has been changed, like the no. of followers, or tweets, etc. The following post contains the exact information at the time of writing.
Smashing Magazine (@smashingmag)
Why to follow: There is no need to specify why to follow smashing magazine. Everyday, they share some great loads of stuff as well as their own posts. This makes them reading a must.
No. of followers (at the time of writing): 730, 621
No. of tweets (at the time of writing): 30, 622
Web-Designer Depot (@DesignerDepot)
Why to follow: Web-designer Depot is one of the most popular blogs about web design trends, tutorials and much more. I find them very amusing to follow. They share various articles and good freebies to download. The best part is that the resources reach to you for free.
No. of followers (at the time of writing): 707, 193
No. of tweets (at the time of writing): 20, 767
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Why to follow: Actually, treehouses’ mission is to bring affordable technology to everyone. They have great resources. They have their own blog, their own show, where they highlight some awesome new stuff. They are a must follow for web-designer.
No. of followers (at the time of writing): 47, 783
No. of tweets (at the time of writing): 8,285
Hey, designer! (@heydesigner)
Why to follow: Hey designer is at a mission. And, that is to bring the underground to the surface. They link out to some awesome articles about web-design and development. They also have their own blog. I found their links to articles awesome and worthy.
No. of followers (at the time of writing): 28,992
No. of tweets (at the time of writing): 6,097
Why to follow: Sidebar, everyday, links to 5 other design related links which are flawlessly written. i often find myself reading all of the articles that they link out to.
No. of followers (at the time of writing): 4,521
No. of tweets (at the time of writing): 1,379
So, this was my list of the top 5 web-design accounts to follow on twitter in 2013. I follow them and cherish it. If you are a web-designer, get cracking on these accounts.
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