Social media is getting into all aspects of our lives. Use it wisely to build your personal brand or business on this rising wave. We are all still learning, but it is much easier than you have good recourses in hands. We want to share with you everything we have!
Listen: Social Media Podcasts
Podcasts are hot now. More and more people share their experience this way. Make us of it and listend to what others have to share with you. Perfect during a long drive home.
The Social Toolkit: Social Media Marketing podcast [iTunes]
Social Media Marketing with Michael Stelzner
Online Marketing Made Easy with Amy Porterfield [iTunes]
Build Your Tribe by Chalene Johnson [iTunes]
The Marketing Companion with Mark Schaefer & Tom Webster [iTunes]
Social Media Social Hour with Tyler J Anderson
Read: Social Media Blogs
No need to invent bicycle one more time – read what others already tried, learned and shared online with you for free. These are the blogs that always brings most value for us. Subscribe for upcoming posts and dig in their archives!
Buffer Social – Buffer’s blog is so good that you cannot afford to skin any posts they publish
Quuu Blog – These guys always share good quality content
Social Examiner – Mecca for social media managers
Social Bro – Unique and well-written content
Social Media Today – Stay on top of all Social Media news
Simply Measured Blog – Social news for better decisions
Social Mouths – Delivers free advice on what takes to be successful online
Follow: Social Media Influencers
Follow all these guys on Twitter. And we mean follow actively – check out their tweets daily to get inspiration and learn from their mastery. This will be time well spent!
Gary Vaynerchuk – Host of #AskGaryVee show and a dude who Loves the Hustle
Jeff Bullas – Forbes Top 10 Social Media Influencer
Leslie McDermid – Social Media Strategist, Online Marketing, Blogger
Jay Baer – the most re-tweeted person in the world among digital marketers
Renee Blodgett – Branding, Social Media, Marketing, PR & Professional Coach
Ted Coiné – Coach and author on #SocialCEO. Guiding leaders into the Social Age
Juntae DeLane – Digital Brand Manager, Digital Strategist, Marketing Consultant
Kim Garst – First Lady of Periscope, Forbes Top 10 SM Influencer
Sandi Krakowski – Forber Top 20 Social Influencer
Kerry Butters – Social Media Rock Star
Brett Relander – Founder & Chief Strategy Officer @ LaunchandHustle
Brian Clark – Founder and CEO of Copyblogger
Ann Handley – Head of Content at MarketingProfs; author of the WSJ bestseller
Use: Social Media Tools
There are so many tools for social media, that we are not even going to try to list them all here. But we will provide links to great articles that covered a ground before us. You ca probably find any tool you can imagine…
Big List of The 61 Best Social Media Tools for Small Business
44 Social Media Tools Recommended by the Pros
Ultimate List of All in One Social Media Tools
The Ultimate List of 87 Social Publishing Tools
5 Little-Known Free Twitter Tools to Save You Time
Learn: Social Media Guides
If you are eager to learn – there are endless opportunities. We shared the ones that went throw our own hands. Enjoy!
The Beginner’s Guide to Social Media – well illustrated and well-written guide to social media [PDF]
15 Beginners Guides to Social Media Marketing for Small Businesses – covers all major social networks
Getting Started With Social Media: A Resource Guide – be prepared to read a lot of great content!
6 Steps to Grow your Telegram Community – Telegram is growing in popularity and you can learn how to jump on a wave
Watch: Social Media Videos
Great videos to watch if you need some inspiration. Just don’t forget to take a notebook with you – you will hear many great ideas!
TED talks on Social Media Marketing
Keynote Interview with Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley
Interview with Twitter inventor and co-founder of Square Jack Dorsey
Never stop learning! And enjoy the process.
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