It’s easier to keep up with the Kardashians than social media these days, you feel me? Fortunately, there are a ton of great resources that curate, collate and summarize all the latest news, tips, and trends in our social media wonderland. Here are a few of our faves that you’ll want handy in your browser’s bookmarks bar.
Social Media Today
We read this one over coffee every morning. For the latest news items and in-depth dives into all things social, Social Media Today is the place to be. From trends, resources and whitepapers through to company announcements and events, there’s a wealth of info here to help you learn, strategize and network.
Social Media Examiner
Got a question or want to delve into the nitty-gritty of social media? Social Media Examiner is a massive resource featuring original research, how-tos, and insights from brand-name pros. With online blogs, video tutorials, and podcasts, there’s a format for every social media geek – plus enough content to keep you busy for life if ever you get washed up on a desert island equipped with wifi. SO MUCH GOODNESS HERE from industry experts! I was even an author over there once!
Mashable’s reporting covers tech, culture, and entertainment. Want quality reporting with a ton of original analysis and smart insights? This is where you’ll find it. If you want to go beyond what’s happening and figure out the whys, hows, and impact of it all, Mashable’s your friend.
The Verge is Mashable’s nerdy cousin. With long-form feature stories, original reporting, breaking news, and product info, it offers a window into our tech-focused lives – and our futures. From new technology to digital trends, it’s an invaluable resource for digital marketers.
Jenn Herman (of Jenn’s Trends) newsletters
Instagram’s founder, @Mosseri
Oh Snap! Social Blog
Last, but certainly not least, our own blog. The one you’re reading right now! Every single week on Fridays we publish a brand new piece of content right here on our blog to keep you in the know as well as share data and our experience working in the social media trenches every single day. We also share heaps of social media tips in our weekly newsletter SNAPshot. Be sure to subscribe here if you aren’t already!
Okay, okay, so that’s a lot, I know. But if you’ve got too much on your plate and can’t keep up with it all…just ask me! I live and breathe this stuff, and I’m happy to keep you in the loop. Slide into my DMs here.