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EXCLUSIVE: The tCn Built Environment Twitter 100

The first ever built environment Twitter top 100 shows why online influence matters.

To see the table in full, click on the Excel spreadsheet (right) or scroll down to bottom of table to access additional columns. And click on the names in the table to see their Twitter pages.

NameTwitterPeerIndexRealnessAuthorityActivityAudienceFriendsFollowers
1. Forum for the FutureForum4theFuture64756089721612665
2. Grant Shappsgrantshapps631005482.8871053916753
3. Robin Brittainrobinbrittain63100598769.519522333
4. Gemma WentGemmaWent611005288849578550
5. adspediaadspedia6110061.995.250565620
6. martin brownfairsnape6010057.383.564.29551610
7. Andy Marshallfotofacade6010054.489.57226402697
8. Paul WilkinsonEEPaul5910054.686.36912522260
9. Construction NetworktCntweets598556.587.26120021345
10. Adam Tinworthadders591005486699272092
11. Energy Saving Trustenergysvgtrust5910053.977.8712642488
12. Anke Holstthe_anke598052.984.47326092778
13. Su ButcherSuButcher5710048.587.28246467008
14. TrailblazerBFtrailblazerbf5750618837131155
15. Keith Kellypagroupuk5610053.484.4598521186
16. Habitableshabitables557557.375.745.2201402
17. Jim McClellandsustainmagazine55605077.86515981638
18. Nigel Wardnmwdesign551005481.8521787723
19. Phil ClarkZerochamp5410049497327402866
20. mel starrsmelstarrs546051.161.7627891372
21. Derek Deightondeldeighton5450568841142233
22. James Mottprojectbook546051756111571325
23. RICSRICSsurveyors538543.567.681.323026764
24. Roger Hunthuntwriter535052.876.947209440
25. UKGreenBldgCouncilUKGBC526052.848.953908740
26. John Keleherjohnkatcrittall5210046.884.46114571316
27. Jonathon Moreelsjmoreels526050.568.650848622
28. David Huntecoenvironments515050.964.847199405
29. Katy DukeKatyDuke5010050.57543294271
30. Nathan Doughtynrdoughty4910051.17734.2130146
31. bradley knightbradleyvast495048.172.848379471
32. be2campbe2camp495046.969.848296467
33. Sarah Beenysarahbeeny485036.537.78916841365
34. Francoise Muratfrancoisem48603964.27212042618
35. Richard Salmonconservengineer485046.97743351271
36. Barefoot and GillesBarefootGilles475047.949.845303323
37. Emma Ward Huntewardhunt4650454950453627
38. IAN BUTTERtheplannerman4650446348417469
39. Greenbuild Newsgb_news4650464945250329
40. Alan Potts2020plus146355789000
41. HSEh_s_e463559.847000
42. Pritesh Patelpriteshpatel945704073.9579381576
43. Nat Fed-London Regiolondonnatfed455045.13246128375
44. Karen Breedharristiles4560454945690335
45. Iain Murrayiain_murray4510040.87450636626
46. PauleyCreativepauleycreative446038.570.455742886
47. krystyna brooksDesignYourHouse44603648.87117772439
48. The Carbon Trustthecarbontrust445033.947774114115
49. Liz Kentishfmcoach445040.178.248455459
50.Kieran Longkieranlong4410034.944.1736892899
51. Anne Marie McEwandrmcewan436038.766.852685719
52. Sergio Villaloboswolfmulder43803571625991388
53. CharteredICEScharteredices435046393377113
54. Geoff WilkinsonGeoffWilkinson426037.164.956619945
55. Hilary Graysonhilarynes425045.162.9264364
56. Matthew FranklinShropsArchitect426037396111501307
57. rightproperty.comrightproperty423551.472.6000
58. Liz Malelizmale416034496311551450
59. Will MartinWillMartin4150451533122112
60. Niven Architectsnivenarchitects416030.2467526013375
61. HotelDesignshoteldesigns416030.5487210062617
62. Little House Companythelittlehouse415038.746.844287305
63. Benedikte Ranumesibuilding406036.664.449598573
64. Mark Forrestmackferret40603712551295852
65. Brand Constructorsbrandconstruct405038.972.638481168
66. CareerStructurecareerstructure40603737491228555
67. Alison Watsonclassofyourown405037.964.939198199
68. Derek Mynottgfpartnership3950384144352286
69. UK Constructionukconstruction39354969.9000
70. petermastersmarketingm8395037.18533178108
71. Katie BrownKatieBrowntweet395036.252.246430362
72. Construction IndexTCIndex388532.1455910101947
73. Ryan Briggsryanbriggstcn38503749.938161178
74. Elizabeth Taggepropertymaven38603048.96216101378
75. archimagarchimag386029167226652572
76. Alice Kershawalicekershaw373545.964.3000
77. specifinder.comspecifinder37503361.643449264
78. Mark Stephensarchitectmark376029.747.9578431031
79. ross sturleyrosssturley371003146.952.5227727
80. Robert Eassonrobeasson375035.7393886166
81. Nikka L. Solakkislon365036433484120
82. Screwfix.comScrewfixdotcom36602730.56659017582. 9
83. Yechte Consultingyechteconsult355035.9662610962
84. Jennifer Hardihardij3510029.93353.1477780
85. ThinkBDW Digitalthinkbdwdigital3575337133.3228131
86. BetterTAX.orgbettertax345033.23638232164
87. Lafargelafargegroup3450294548118518
88. Alex Albonearthexchange34602819.656853900
89. The Building Centrebuildingcentre345027485478803
90. EKVDESIGNekvdesign335037.139185331
91. Lisa Rayneslisaraynes3360273251895657
92. Rupert Batesrupertbates33502739.350424629
93. Architects Directoryarchitect_blog336020.9207843514420
94. Ayaan Mohamudayaan_mohamud33353983.1000
95. Sustainable HomesSusthomes335028.846.945400320
96. Mark Eltonmark_elton3370264351.2349691
97. greenbuildexpogreenbuildexpo325024.244.553317731
98. Ecological Buildingecologicalbuild315026.344.846128369
99. 4ProjectsTheSaaSHandbook307527.737.938202171
100. CIHcihhousing30502238.756271932
         

This table is a snapshot in time of the built environment’s top tweeters, as of 7 April 2011.

To see the latest tCn top 100 from PeerIndex, go to:

http://www.peerindex.net/tcntweets/group/tcntop100

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Readers' comments (4)

  • Congratulations to all those involved!

    A great way to demonstrate how relevant and important new media is in our Industry!

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  • Paul Wilkinson

    The above list is a snapshot frozen in time as #tCnTop100 is - like its tweeters - very much a living thing. The order and scores of the people in it will change as they interact on Twitter, and as new people sign up to Twitter and join the Top100. It will be interesting to see who features in the list when the process is repeated in, say, a year's time.

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  • Peter L Masters MCIM

    This whole exercise has been very interesting and of course, enlightening. Looking at the full details PeerIndex provide is also an education and will hopefully open a few eyes to what Social Media can do.

    These new Social Media tools shouldn't just be looked at casually and neglected, we can all learn a lot from this!

    Recently Willmott Dixon Tweeted about their £86,300,000 Tesco town development and that Tweet soon became major headlines. Who in their right mind wouldn't want this kind of major advertising for FREE?? Construction needs to look at social Media a lot more seriously, so many construction companies still aren't even on LinkedIn?? They think it's where you go when you're looking for a job?? Have you seen LinkedIn's new Products and Services section for companies?? It's FREE advertising to 6,000,000 UK professionals!

    Thanks everyone at Construction News for trying to help drag the UK construction sector into the 21st century! Great work!!

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  • I applaud the intention behind this activity but have huge concerns over the methodology behind the calculations.

    Firstly, some of those listed only have a secondary interest in the built environment sector - their strong Peer Index scores are as a result of activities in other areas (be they other sectors or even hobbies).

    Secondly, the Peer Index authority score seems to reward generalism (i.e. those that tweet on a variety of topics) and also the posting of content elsewhere on the web rather than original thought directly onto Twitter. This doesn't reflect what we mean by authority.

    So, great effort. But please don't suggest this a list of the most influential - it's something else entirely.

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