Amanda MacArthur


Amanda MacArthur is a former writer for Lifewire, authoring 41 articles in her more than two years with the site. She has been an enthusiastic Twitter user since her Twitter birthday of April 16, 2007, when she saw a Tweet wall for the first time at the O'Reilly's Web 2.0 Conference in San Francisco. Since 2008, she has been teaching executives and magazine editors how to use Twitter personally and professionally through webinars, conference workshops, and publications

She has built her business, BuzzFarmers, around writing high-quality content for the web and using Twitter to give it longevity. To date, she has written more than 1000 articles and dozens of whitepapers on the subject and has coauthored several books. She also serves as a ghostwriter for several CEOs and consultants.


Amanda holds bachelor's degree in interactive media design from the New England Institute of Art (2005) and is a certified Google Analytics professional.

Awards and Publications

Lifewire and Dotdash

Lifewire is a Top 10 technology information website, as rated by comScore, a leading internet measurement company. We reach more than 10 million readers per month with our trusted, clear, and actionable answers to your most pressing technology questions.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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