Social Media Links

Below is a list of web sites that I recommend when researching on social media and its benefit to your business.

Social Media Strategy and Practice

Just What is Social Media, Exactly?

A write up on social media. Good introduction 101.
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5 Ways To Make Social Media A Part of Everyday Business Strategy

5 ideas that you can use to begin building your social media strategy.
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Social Media Examples and Case Studies

Huge resource of links to social media examples and case studies compiled by Peter Kim.
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Social Media ROI

Social Media – How to Measure Marketing Effectiveness

The article introduces some of the social media tools that help with tracking.
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Social Media Etiquette

How to Commit Social Media Suicide

Very detail list of “don’ts”. Ignore this list at your own peril!
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Corporate Blogs

Excellent piece of why a business should have a blog but also addresses important considerations the business must look at first.
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Corporate Bloggers: Look Outside the Walls, not Inside for Content Ideas

Feel uninspired? Need more time to think about a post? Dreading the moment when you will sit down to write?
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3 Things You Should Know Before Starting a Blog

Good piece on getting your fundamentals sorted out first before starting a blog.
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13 Tips for Marketing Your Business With Your Blog

Tips for any business thinking about blogging.
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13 Things I’ve Learned about Successful Blogging [My 5000th Post on ProBlogger]

The master of blogging – ProBlogger. Fantastic tips!
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10 Ways to Hurt Your Blog’s Brand by Commenting on Other Blogs

Good advice to read before you start commenting!
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Top 5 Reasons to Tweet

This article provides 5 reasons why you should be looking at Twitter.
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Ten Things you Must Know before Using Twitter

Basic usage guide and extra tools to help you with managing Twitter.
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Top 5 Steps after Joining Twitter

Now you have joined Twitter and know the basics this article helps you prep your profile such as hints on writing a good “bio” statement and designing your profile page.
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ABCs of Simple Business Outreach Using Twitter

Great article for business including privacy issues using Twitter.
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11 Things to Avoid When Using Twitter

Once you have setup your Twitter profile read this article on what NOT to do! Think of it as an etiquette guide for not upsetting people.
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The Art of the Twitter Fart

A comprehensive list of things a business should not do on Twitter. This article is fantastic for making you aware that you can damage your brand on Twitter.
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Ten Top Twitter Tips

Actually has some great tips such as “Tweet early, Tweet often.”
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50 Ideas on Using Twitter for Business

A magnum opus of Twitter tips for business!
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10 Twitter Tips for the Workplace

Good solid tips for business.
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