Research Outline

SMB Influencers


To obtain a list of influencers who have a reach and influence on small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). This research would be used to combine influencer marketing in a B2B marketing funnel.

Early Findings

According to EMERGE App, the following people are prominent influencers in the SMB space, especially when it comes to startup strategy: Martin Zwilling, Melinda Emerson, Gail Gardner, Jim Blasingame, and Tim Berry.

Martin Zwilling

  • Martin Zwilling is a veteran startup mentor, angel investor, executive, tech professional, blogger, and author.
  • His works have published in famous publications like Forbes, Huffington Post, HBR, Gust, and much more. Zwilling is the founder of Start-up professional Inc., a platform that provides various resources and services to entrepreneurs.
  • He has 1 million followers on Twitter. His Twitter handle is @StartupPro.

Melinda Emerson