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Top 21 Social Media Resources for 2012

These are the top 21 resources I’ve chosen to visit again and again during 2012. Managing your career and job search requires you stay up-to-date with trends. This post is dedicated to everyone who believes they are a solopreneur and as such, you will want to stay current with information impacting your career! Marketing and social media no longer are stand-alone functions…they impact everyone!

I turn to these resources for current information, new ways of thinking, and overall good solid content! I hope you enjoy them as much as I have.

Small Business Trends, Advice and News

Chris Brogan: You have to know Chris! He has been a trendsetter and has great ideas! No need to say more, just go read his work!

Duct Tape Marketing: John Jantsch regularly nails it! His blog and books help anyone (business owner or job seeker) understand the tricks and secrets to cost effective marketing!

Mari Smith:  Mari’s weekly newsletter is a gem! Her site is also a wonderful resource especially if you want to master Facebook!

Blogging and SEO

You have to know about this stuff today!


SEOmoz Blog

Social Media and Marketing


Convince and Convert

Danny Brown

Heidi Cohen



Jeff Bullas

LKR Social Media (Laura Roeder)

Mack Collier


Spin Sucks

Windmill Networking

Sites You Just Have to Know About


SmartBrief on Social Media

Social Media Today

Honorable Mention

12Most: Great content by great writers! Get ideas and learn some new things!

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  • Bajaj December 30, 2012, 12:22 pm

    SEOmoz and copyblogger is great resource for seo and blogging.

    • careersherpa December 30, 2012, 4:50 pm

      @Bajaj Glad you agree! Are there others you rely on? Please share!

      • Neil Patt January 4, 2013, 5:45 pm

        @careersherpa  @Bajaj What about problogger.net?

        • careersherpa January 4, 2013, 5:48 pm

          @Neil Patt  @Bajaj Neil, YIKES, you are absolutely correct, they MUST be on this list! Thanks!