Thursday, November 17, 2011

Thursday Review—Social Media Examiner

I try to stay up to date on Social Networking and SocialMedia Examiner is one of my go-to sites. I’ve been impressed with the relevance of their topics. I’m also a fan because they explain the many different applications in plain English—no undecipherable geek speak here.

The site is huge, with daily updates. But they keep it manageable with well thought out categories that make sense, no matter where you are in your social networking journey. They also have an active Facebookpage that proves a case study for everything they teach. Their sizable presence on Google+ is proof that this is no behind-the-times teaching site.

Another thing I really like is all of the video tutorials available. I don’t normally watch online videos—the quality of the average online offering tends to be poor and slanted toward selling me something I don’t need. Not these. I really enjoy them, a switch for me, since I generally find it easier to read directions and apply them. Social Media Examiner offers many different ways to develop competence in social networking.

Overall, this is one of my top picks when it comes to researching an unfamiliar aspect of social media. I recommend you sign up for their daily updates and like their Facebook page.

What about you? Do you have any sites you recommend to help us stay up to date with social media?

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  1. This is just what I need for a new column I'm working on!! Thanks a bunch!!

  2. Sounds like a great resource. I'll have to check it out. :-)