Social Media’s Top 10 "How To…" Blogs

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“A leader is someone who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way.”

– John C Maxwell

I love “how to…” Blogs and Bloggers.

The tips and tools they serve up each and every week embody what social media is all about.

Here are 10 of my favourites…hopefully you find them as useful and helpful as I do.

Social Media’s Top 10 “How To…” Blogs


Ever wanted to know how to get the best photography for your blog or how to produce high quality web videos? Soicalmouths is a great place to start. Some of the best Twitter advice I’ve received has come via this Blog too. If this isn’t part of your RSS feed, add it…now!


A goldmine of ‘how to’ tips and THE place to find out about the latest tools via it’s daily ‘Cool Websites and Tools’ posts. Super handy.


Led by Lee Odden, the Online Marketing Blog serves up some of the most useful advice going around. The concise and easy-to-comprehend posts that are featured make this an ideal destination for people at any level.


The ultimate place to go for Twitter tips and tools. This is another Blog that caters for users at any level, and often features some ‘left field’ posts that help you consider issues / approaches that wouldn’t normally be on your radar.

Mari Smith

Mari is the first person I think of when it comes to advice / guidance about Facebook. She is also incredibly fun and entertaining. One of the things I love about her Blog is the clever use of imagery that helps bring her ‘tutorials’ to life.

Jay Baer’s Convince and Convert

Jay has been the man behind some of 2010’s most popular posts. Why? He just gets to the point, is no nonsense and easy to relate to. Lovely fella too. I imagine he might already be on your RSS, but if he isn’t get clicking!

Social Media Explorer

Jason Falls is another guy who makes it easy. His advice is always helpful and often includes real life examples to practically demonstrate the supporting theory.

Daily Blog Tips

This was one of the first Blogs I consulted when I started my Blog last year. The regular posts providing tips about how to promote your Blog come in especially handy. Great stuff.


Another social media blog that incorporates a marketing approach to it’s shape / content. Videos are often featured on this Blog which are a really engaging way of passing on advice.

Social Media Examiner

Head straight to the how to section of this Blog and you’ll see very quickly why this one is so popular. Varied information is it’s strength. One worth visiting everyday.

So, there you go. 10 Blogs that help make social media easier and fun. Enjoy!


NOTE: These Blogs don’t just provide ‘how to’ advice, they do LOADS more too.


  • Reply March 24, 2010

    Samantha Ogborn

    This is an excellent reference post, Adam. Definitely bookmarking it! Thanks for sharing and hope all is well on your end.

  • Reply March 24, 2010

    BuckleUp Network

    Bookmarket, saved, remembered, and noted on the back of my hand.
    Thanks for the post Adam 🙂

  • Reply March 25, 2010


    Very helpful. Thanks for posting.

    PR at Sunrise –

  • Reply April 12, 2010


    Directly to “favoritos”!

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