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Social Media Savvy

Are you a Social Media Samurai?

Or do you need a little help?

In social media it’s not just who you know, it’s who knows you. So whether you’re a social media novice or expert, this collection of links is sure to help you on your quest to growing your social network.

Social Media in Plain English [@CommonCraft]
“Social Media in Plain English” created by is a simple video explanation of Social Media. It tells the story of a town changed by the ability to make their own ice cream. The video discusses the role of people power in media on the web, how social media compares to traditional media, how fans play a role and the benefits of social media to individuals and organizations.

open source video, online video platform, video streaming, video solutions

The Future of the Social Web – In 5 Eras [@jowyang]
Jeremiah Owyang reviews the impact of the social web on marketing. This post discusses the shift of power from corporate entities to socially connected consumer communities.

Timing of The Five Overlapping Eras by Jeremiah Owyang

Timing of The Five Overlapping Eras by Jeremiah Owyang (@jowyang) - Flickr Image

Why Coming Social Commerce Era Should Terrify Brands [@ignitesma]
In this post the discussion of the future of the social web continues. It reviews the predictions about where social media marketing is heading and how major brands need to respond. It reviews the impact of social relationships, social colonization and the era of social commerce.

The Five Eras of The Social Web by Jeremiah Owyang

The Five Eras of The Social Web by Jeremiah Owyang (@jowyang) - Flickr Image

The Golden Rule of Online Marketing [@copyblogger]
Most of us are aware of The Golden Rule: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” But are you using this rule online? This post discusses the do’s and don’ts of internet marketing as it pertains to social media.

The Golden Rule of Online Marketing (@copyblogger)

The Golden Rule of Online Marketing (@copyblogger)

How to build a Social Media Cheat Sheet for Any Topic [@rww]
Whether butcher, baker or candlestick maker…pig, frog or animal, this article presents an EZ way to get smart in a hurry. It offers a step-by-step method including screenshots to help you quickly get up to speed on the social media activity in your field.

The Muppets

Social Media Cheat Sheet for the Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker...Pig, Frog or Animal. This picture has really nothing to do with the article, I just like Jim Henson

The Best Niche Social Media Sites – Right Now [@chriswinfield]
A list of 35 niche social networking sites organized into the following 8 categories: Business, Products and Commerce, Art and Design, Programming, Entertainment and Celebrity, Women’s News and Style, and Environment.

Various Social Media Logos

Various Social Media Logos

100+ Resources to Boost Your Social Media Savvy [@rgbroitman]
A huge collection of quality articles from credible and well respected bloggers considered experts in social media. The articles in this list are organized into key categories that include, General Social Media Strategy, Blogs, Twitter, Social News and Bookmarketing, Traffic Driving and Link Building.

Social Media Landscape by Fred Cavazza

Social Media Landscape by Fred Cavazza (@FredCavazza) - Flickr Image


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