Marketing April 26, 2010 Last updated September 18th, 2018 1,109 Reads share

10 Blogs To Put The Buzz In Your Social Media

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I’m sometimes asked where I go to for social media know-how, the simple answer is that virtually everything you need to know is available online. There are many great social media blogs who publish straight forward & practical advice & know-how.  Here are 10 truly excellent blogs to get you started.


#2.  SocialMediaExaminer

OK so bloggertoner Cindy King might be the Managing Editor but Social Media Examiner is truly great social media blog. Not only do they offer really practical tips & advice, but the site itself is also a massive social media success – a real case of practice what you preach.

#3.  BrianSolis

Brian Solis is globally recognised for his views and insights on the convergence of PR, Traditional Media and Social Media. One of the original thought leaders , he paved the way for Social Media and PR 2.0. His blog is among the top 1.5% tracked by Technorati and is ranked as one of the leading voices in the Ad Age Power 150. In other words, the guy really knows his stuff.

#4.  SocialMediaToday

Social Media Today have successfully brought together many of the most intriguing and original bloggers on media and marketing, covering all aspects of what makes up the connective tissue of social media from a global perspective.

#5.  ProBlogger

If you are looking for some of the best blogging advice available on the net, check out this brilliant site from Darren Rowse. ProBlogger is dedicated to helping you learn the skills of blogging, share your experiences and promote the blogging medium. Oh and for great Twitter advice, don’t forget his equally excellent TwiTip

#6.  Chris Brogan

Chris Brogan is president of new marketing labs & one of the net’s most influential voices on social media. He works with companies to improve their online business communications like marketing and PR through the use of social software, community platforms, and other emerging web and mobile technologies.

#7.  Copyblogger

The second of our dedicated blogging advice sites, Copyblogger helps to improve your copywriting and content marketing skills. Through his blog, author Brian Clark teaches you to write in a more strategic, persuasive & compelling manner.

#8.  BizGrowthNews

This is the first of three with a just a little national bias however Krishna De is not just a big name here in Ireland. Working with some Europe’s leading companies in how to include social media into their marketing and communications programmes, her blog is a minefield of great social media advice & tips.

#9.  SimplyZesty

Another social media success story! Niall Harbison & Lauren Fisher follow 3 simple rules: Find the conversation, Listen to the conversation & Start the conversation. If you are looking for a funky mix of tips, news & views, why not go and say hello.

#10.  Channelship

As my fellow founders here at Bloggertone, I can vouch for the fact that Fred & Facundo both love & know what they do. Their Channelship video blog is a super social media resource, now go check it & my nine other recommendations out.

…. and of course please feel free to recommend some of your own 🙂

Thank you for reading


Niall Devitt

Niall Devitt

Digital expert, top 10% influencer with over 10 years’ senior management experience - including managing projects and teams, and growing companies in the Irish, international and online marketplaces. Co-founded one of the largest B2B blogs in the world, helped grow a B2B social media to over 1,000,000 members, created the strategy for one of the most effective SME Facebook pages in the world and have grown 3 business websites (, & to in excess of a 100,000 unique visitors per month. Have consulted and worked with both corporate and SME clients on leveraging digital to drive business KPIs. Speaker at industry events, have authored several industry reports on the Digital Economy and appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Business Insider and other leading online and offline business publications. Specialities include: Entrepreneurship Business Development, Start-ups, Business Planning, Management, Training, Leadership, Sales Management, Sales, Sales Process, Coaching, Online Advertising, Blogging, Online Marketing, Social Media Marketing, Digital Marketing, Content Marketing, SEO, Social Media Strategist, Digital Strategy, Social Media ROI, User Generated Content, Social Customer Care.

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