March 23rd, 2011 by Niall Harbison in Social Media

I bookmark a huge amount of content and rather than keeping it all for myself I thought I would split down some of the best stuff in to 10 categories relating to social media and share the best 100 posts in 2011 so far. You are never going to be able to get through all of these in one go but they do all come from the best people in the business and there is a great mixture of inspiration, practical tips and ways of generally expanding your knowledge of social media. There is something to suit everybody here from twitter and Facebook to how to improve your own blog and also larger resources that you can digest in greater detail. Here is your full list of social media blog posts from early 2011…


The Simple 5-Step Formula for Effective Online Content
Growing a blog to 10,000 subscribers in one year ; The stats
Build Your Community Before You Need Them
5 Steps to Captivating Readers with Your Secret Message
It Takes A Village To Grow A Blog .. Along With Your Girlfriends
17 Plugins to Improve Your WordPress Blog
Overcoming Blogger Fright
7 Key Elements to a Successful Business Blog
5 Steps a Newbie Blogger Never Misses
40 Dead Simple Ways to Get More Comments on Your Blog
What If You Only Had 20 Blog Posts Left?
26 Ways to Enhance Your Blog Content


SxSWi 2011: Reid Hoffman and Data as Web 3.0
Getting Links and SEO Value from your YouTube Videos
YouTube Launches A New School For Content Creators
Dennis Crowley on the Future of Foursquare
YouTube: Recent improvements could change the game (again)
5 Tips for Creating Effective Interactive & Clickable Videos
Ultimate Guide to YouTube Success
Gary Vaynerchuk Q+A from Le Web conference
An Interview with Mark Zuckerberg
Interview: Guy Kawasaki Talks With Mashable at SXSW


Facebook Launching Prepaid Local Deals Subscription Service
Ultimate Guide to the New Facebook Page Design
Understanding Facebook’s Master Plan – Part I
Is Facebook for Business Overrated
New Facebook Deals Page Offers Promotion Locator for Users and a Guide for Admins
The Pros And Cons Of Facebook Comments
Featured Facebook Campaigns: AVG and Zynga, People Magazine, Hyundai
How To Build A Facebook Landing Page With iFrames
Facebook promotions and what you need to know
HOW TO: Use Facebook Social Plugins on Your Website
McCann Erickson Hacks Facebook Photo Album


LinkedIn Files For IPO; Revenue $161 Million
50 LinkedIn Tips, Many of Which are Awesome
7 Tips for Using Your LinkedIn Profile to Land Great Projects
8 New LinkedIn Features Worth Exploration
100 Million members and counting
LinkedIn for Bloggers – Branding, Authority and Traffic
Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile’s New Skills Section
Reid Hoffman’s 10 Rules for Entrepreneurial Success
6 Tips For Giving Your LinkedIn Profile A Facelift


The End of the 140 Character Tweet and its Repercussions
Why Smart People Use Twitter

Twitter Engagement for Business

A crash course in how to tweet

Fifteen Ways to Use Twitter to Build an Army of Adoring Journalists
How To Find Hidden SEO Opportunities On Twitter
Twitter Design – Inspiring Twitter Background & Resources
The Many Roles of an Internal Community Manager
Must-See Twitter
How real people use Twitter


Global mobile statistics 2011: all quality mobile marketing research
IntoMobile chat: Foursquare founder Dennis Crowley at SXSW 2011
Augmented Reality: Making Life Easier
5 Mobile App Trends You Can’t Ignore
VCs flocking to mobile photos: Instagram raises $7M
What the New Foursquare Says About Geo-Local’s Future
Foodspotting’s Soraya Darabi On Women In Tech
“Most Social Networks Were Inspired By East Asian Tech Trends”
The Future Of Location Based Services
Mobile Search Use Stats: Big At Home, When Watching TV

Case Studies

Opportunity Clicks: Social Media and Converting Clicks into Action
The Fantabulous Lists of Social Media Case Studies
How to Overcome 4 Social Media Headaches
8 Things to Learn from How HopStop Uses Social Media
Social media case study – Wrigleys Extra v Polo mints


The Top 50 Marketing Blogs of 2011
5 Free And Underrated Social Media Monitoring Tools
22 Hot New Social Media Tools Worth Exploring


Delta Airlines Debuts Facebook Integration; Check-Ins, Flight Status
Rethinking the Future of Business Part 1: The State of Corporate Social Media
Rethinking the Future of Business Part 2: Building the Framework
6 Critically Undervalued Social Media Success Metrics
How Social Media Turned a Brand Into a Revolution
Non-Official Twitter Clients Still Widely Used
Ready for iPad2: Flipboard’s CEO, Mike McCue, exclusive video interview
Digital Influence Recalibrated, Part 2: Digging deeper than the “Klout Score.”
When Social Bites Back: Dealing With Missteps
The Future of Broadcast is More Than Integrating Tweets into Programming
3 Ways to Capitalize on the Opportunity Economy


6 Unfair Market Advantages You Should Steal from Apple
The limits of evidence-based marketing
Microsoft’s concept game of the future
Making Time for Conversation
How to grow manage and optimize your internet empire
The Social Web In Pictures: 50 Viral Images Shared In 2011
CityVille’s Viral Growth Hooks: Levels 1-3 Deconstructed
The City By The Meh: Thoughts On Falling Out Of Love With The Valley
109 Ways to Make Your Business Irresistible to the Media
Social media and the end of gender: Johanna Blakley on TED.com
If Everyone’s Doing Social Media, Then What?
The Many Faces of Enterprise 2.0
The Age Of Relevance
Does your business look trustworthy online?
Top 100 Social Brands
JC Penny’s Black Hat SEO Backfires
Digg RIP


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