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A periodic, unscientific, What’s Next Blog study of social media consulting

I began tracking self-proclaimed social media gurus in 2009. One would think the tide would turn by now. But in March 2015, in a totally unscientific study – using Followerwonk – it is clear that the self-proclaimed social media expert count is holding steady as ever, as you can see from the chart below.

Bonus Links: These are some of the folks who’ll populate the social media old age home in 20 years or so:
2014: Twitter bios show epic growth – to 297,897 – of self-proclaimed social media gurus
Self Proclaimed Social Media Guru Count Growth Slows
Self-proclaimed social media gurus multiplying like rabbits on Twitter
– Down Sparky! Self-Proclaimed Google+ Experts Already Multiplying Like Rabbits
Social Media Gurus 2062

Social Media Gurus 2015