There seems to be a lot to learn about when it comes to marketing your business with social media. The learning curve is steep, and mastery of the subject is still undefined.
The first step is understanding the shift to social media. Are you looking to answer the who, what, where, when and why questions? You also want resources that will keep you up to date. I’ve compiled a list of resources I’ve found helpful in developing my knowledge on the subject.
10 Social Media Books Every Small Business Owner Should Read This was compiled by Small Business Trends.
2010 Social Media Marketing Industry Report by Social Media Examiner
The Ultimate List: 300+ Social Media Statistics from Hubspot
6 Specialty sites
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SmartBrief on Social Media
8 noted “social media greats”
I enjoy perusing these sites to see social media in action!
25 Folks to follow on Twitter for great social media information
2 great lists
Or you can follow Mashable’s Social Media list on Twitter or Wefollow’s Socialmedia