Thursday, May 28, 2009

Great Resources for Social Media Newbies (and Oldbies)

Social media marketing is the process of promoting your site or business through social media channels and it is a powerful strategy that will get you links, attention and massive amounts of traffic. Here are just a very few of my favorite resources to point to people just getting started in the world of Social Media. Something for everyone....

SOCIAL MEDIA
Michael Stelzner, author “Writing White Pages”, has put together one of the most important resources for Social Media today, read it here: Social Media Marketing Industry Report

Mashable.com -- THE resource for Social Media information, tips and tools. Check out their 15 Free White Papers and Ebooks about Social Media

Quantcast Want to know how big Social Media really is? The latest stats on traffic and demographics on any site.

Chris Brogan - one of the best Social Media bloggers

FACEBOOK
Mari Smith - Facebook for business guru

It's a little hidden, so here's a quick link to Create a business page for Facebook

Great resource on Facebook Pages & Groups for business:
Facebook Pages vs Groups: What are they? What’s the difference?


LINKEDIN
LinkedIn to Business blog -- Maximize your Linkedin presence

LinkedIn Intelligence -- Maxwell Smart would be a big fan

100 Smart Ways to Use LinkedIn

TWITTER
Hubspot -- Some of the best Twitter, Social Media & Marketing resources

Twitter for Marketing Webinar - A Hubspot gem


PC Magazine: Top 10 Twitter tips

TwiTip: How to Use Twitter

1 comment:

iPhone Developer said...

I honestly didn't even know that you could publish the app so that it was universal. This is a fantastic guide! I'm going to cue up your blog so that I can read more later.