Jonathan Saipe

32 Useful Social Media Resources

28 May 2012, Jonathan Saipe

With the web awash with social media blogs and opinions, it’s sometimes hard to filter out the noise.

In order to bring together the latest social media opinions and news, we’ve put together a list of 32 useful social media resources, ranging from books and websites to influential people to follow on Twitter.


Useful websites and blogs:

1. Mashable – fantastic resource for tech and social media tips and news
2. ReadWriteWeb – news on apps, web technology and social media
3. The Next Web – technology and business news with a good dose of social media
4. TechCrunch – up-to-the-minute technology and social media news
5. Social by Social – social media advice for the third sector
6. We Are Social – social media and PR agency with a great blog
7. Euan Semple – specialises in using social media internally
8. Common Craft – some useful social media explanatory videos
9. Social Times – dedicated social media online resource

People to follow on Twitter (other than the above):

1. Brian Solis

2. Jeremiah Owyang

3. Robert Scoble

4. Mari Smith

5. Jason Kincaid

6. Gigaom

7. Social Media Examiner

8. Klout

9. Seth Godin

10. Danny Brown

Drawing up policies:

1. A very comprehensive list of social media policies including, BBC, IBM, Microsoft and Walmart
2. Workplaces and Social Networking: The Implications for Employment Relations by ACAS research
3. WorkLifeWeb Research from Clearswift