First Tweets From 51 of My SEO Heroes

I thought it would be fun to look up the first Tweets of some of my SEO heroes. I’m going to sort the Tweets chronologically (oldest to newest). It’s kinda like a time machine. I like time machines. Here we go!

"HAPPY BIRTHDAY!" - Buck Russell, Twitter enthusiast

Today is Twitter’s 8th Birthday. Happy Birthday, Twitter!

To celebrate, they launched #FirstTweet – a tool that lets you see your first Tweet ever. How awesome is that?!

In case you didn’t know, here’s the very first Tweet ever:


I don’t know if there is any way to prove this, but I bet SEO’s were one of the first groups to adopt Twitter, embrace it, and start pushing it to the masses (via introducing it to their clients, friends, family, etc…). Several well-known SEO’s jumped on board during SXSW 2007. I remember how Twitter really stole the show that year. By the time SES San Jose 2007 rolled around, Twitter was *THE* thing in the SEO community. Everyone was on it!

I thought it would be fun to look up the first Tweets of some of my favorite SEOs. I’m going to sort the Tweets chronologically (oldest to newest). It’s kinda like a time machine. I like time machines. Here we go!

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