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Comprehensive List of Social Media Links: Tips, Tools, Apps and Guides

Comprehensive List of Social Media Links: Tips, Tools, Apps and Guides

I’m on a LinkedIn Group called Social Media Marketing and for the past nine months or so, Colin Welch, a Training Manager at Silicon Beach Training, has been compiling a comprehensive list of Social Media Tips, Tools, Apps, and Guides. More than 733 people participated and the list is enormous — both in length and usefulness.

It’s nicely compiled here. And I have it below as well. My personal favorites: HootSuite to combine all your social media in one place, Just Unfollow for Twitter so that you don’t block out non followers, and Listorious for building specific niches of followers. I wouldn’t have known about any of these nifty tools on my own, but luckily, my good friend, Capability:Mom, clued me in. With this list, it’s like having hundreds of good friends advising you on their favorites which is helpful because the tips, tools, and apps seem to increase exponentially daily. What are your favorites? Please leave a comment!

Tips & Guides

Mashable – Twitter Lists, Resources & How-Tos

How To Blog: A Beginnerʼs Blog Publishing Guide

10 Things to Do Before Launching Your Blog

Writing for Bloggers – A Quick Guide on Style, Substance and Strategy

Creating a web presence – why bother?

Search engine optimization – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

SEOmoz | 21 Tactics to Increase Blog Traffic

How to optimize website images from a SEO perspective

The Bloggerʼs Guide to SEO

Methods of website linking

Linkbaiting for Fun & Profit

Web analytics – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

My list of tips for getting the most out of Twitter

Free Twitter backgound template download

ʻMemeʼ explained on Wikipedia

Know Your Meme

What Social Media Is and What Social Media Is Not

List of social networking websites on Wikipedia

Google Social Search Launches, Gives Results From Your Trusted “Social Circle”

Boolean Searching on the Internet

Tools & Analytics

Google Alerts



Google Analytics


Social Mention

Trending Tools

About IQ


Google Trends

Popular Bookmarks on Delicious

Twitter Search

Yahoo! Buzz Index – Todayʼs Top 20 Overall Searches


WordPress Plugins & Themes

WordPress › WordPress Plugins

WordPress › WordPress Themes


Stop Comment Spam and Trackback Spam « Akismet

All In One SEO Pack WordPress Plugin

Audio Player WordPress plugin


Favicon Manager


Google Analyticator

Google (XML) Sitemaps Generator for WordPress

PXS Mail Form

Simple Tags

SRG Clean Archives

Wordbook Facebook

WordPress Automatic Upgrade

WordPress Database Backup

Wptouch: WordPress on iPhone

FaceBook Share

Facebook Connect



The Social Web








Google Buzz




NingCreate Your Own Social Network


Diigo – Social Bookmarking

Social Tools & Apps

Ping FM – Update multiple Social Networks at once (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc…)

Amplify – Another really useful tool for updating muliple Social Media Networks

Brizzly – Twitter web app

Where is your Username registered

KnowEm – Check your username

Alltop, all the top stories


Firefox web browser - URL shortner with stats

TinyURL – URL shortner


Yoono – Firefox Plugin to Monitor all Social Media Accounts

Flock – Social Web Browser

The Conversation Prism – Monitor multiple Social Media channels

Twitter Tools

Our guide to Brand monitoring on Twitter – 5 top tools

Our list of 50+ apps for Twitter marketing

Mr. Tweet – Your Personal Networking Assistant!


Twitterfall – a way of viewing the latest ʻtweetsʼ of upcoming trends

Seesmic – Twitter & FB app

Twitterrific – Mac & iPhone app

TweetDeck – Twitter, FB & MySpace app

Power Twitter – Firefox Add-on

Twufferschedule tweets for later!


Jim Grygar’s list of 60 Twitter tools


We’ve also made a more extensive list of our favourite Twitter tools if you’re looking for more.


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