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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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