9 Social Media Blogs You Should Be Reading In 2016


social media blogsSocial Media in 2016 is going to be even bigger than last year and is now quite possibly the quickest route to your customers online.
Having the ability to instantly connect with potential customers will do wonders for your business and your bottom line.
But there is a lot of noise out there.
Today we are going to show you where to find the gold nuggets in all that noise.



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Run by Mark Schaefer, Grow is an awesome blog that gives you a no nonsense view of Marketing. His approach and guidance will arm you with knowledge that you can apply to any business – from startup advice to seasoned corporates. There is something here for everybody. Three of his latest posts are below and make for great reading.




Peg Fitzpatrick

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Peg is an Author, speaker and a social media marketing professional at pegfitzpatrick.com. Co author of ‘The Art of Social Media: Power Tips For Power Users’ that she penned with non other than Guy Kawasaki. 


She loves sharing her thoughts and helping others to learn and succeed on Social Media. Her blog is full of insightful tips and guides to help you excel on Social Channels. Three of her most popular posts are listed below so go check them out – trust me, it’s worth it.




Razor Social

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Run by Ian Cleary, who is one of the most influential people online at the moment, Razor Social offers a wealth of top quality information.


The site is all about helping people like you become insanely productive and efficient in social media with the help of technology and tools. Easy to read and digest this blog is full of actionable insights that you can apply to your business right now.


Here are three of his latest posts to get you started. To use an irish quote here – Go raibh míle maith agat, a thousand thank yous. – and Ian deserves every one of them for producing such great content.



Rebekah Radice

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RebekahRadice.com is an award winning blog that helps business owners and entrepreneurs change how they use Social Media and Digital Marketing to drive their business forward.

Choc full of step by step guides to help you dominate on social, this site is a must for anybody who wants to use social media to promote their business. Some of the best posts from Rebekah are below – get reading…




Mari Smith

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Mari Smith is on every Top Social Media list out there so you already know the content and the quality of this blog is superb. 


Listed as #3 in the ‘Top 20 Women Social Media Influencers‘ Mari shares her wealth of knowledge in a no holds barred blog and if you are looking for guidance on Facebook there is no better source of expert tips to get you the results you need to succeed online. Check out her best blog posts below.




Jay Baer | Convince & Convert

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A New York Times best-selling author, Jay Baer is a digital marketing strategist who produces some amazing content. Jay and his team over at the Convince & Convert Blog publish superb, easy to follow posts that you should read through and implement for your business today.


Plenty of how-to’s and must-have’s for you business. Check out a few of them below. You should also check out some of their Podcasts here for even more awesomeness.




Buffer Social

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The Buffer Social Blog is a collection of some of the finest social media tips you can find online. They go into plenty of detail on how to implement everything with ‘Complete Guide To…’ style posts.


If you are serious about your Social Media strategy then you should be reading this blog. Buffer provides a great platform that most of you reading this already know about. If you don’t use it then head to the site and take a look – It makes scheduling your posts a breeze. Check out some of their recent posts below.




Pam Moore

pam mooreRanked by Forbes as one of the Top 10 Social Media Women and 10 Social Media Power Influencers. Pam Moore is a keynote speaker, author, strategist, consultant, coach, & trainer. Her blog has plenty of top quality advice for marketeers and business owners alike.


You can download free whitepapers on Social Media strategy, or read through the blog to get the latest strategic tips on everything social. Some of the latest posts are below and you should definitely read them.




Jon Loomer

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If Facebook is your social route to market then you should be reading Jon Loomer’s blog. Jon has been in Social Media Examiners Top 10 blogs for three years running and once you start reading his content you will see why.


He covers pretty much everything you need to know about Facebook. From strategy and targeting to Audience insight and how to create that perfect Facebook ad, this blog has it all.


Some of his best posts are below. Read them before you set-up your next Facebook campaign.





We mentioned at the start of this post that Social Media is going to be your quickest route to market in 2016.


All of your customers are online and if you are not talking to them on Social Media then you can bet that your competition is. A clearly defined Social Media strategy with achievable and realistic goals will make all the difference to your company online. 


Do your research and make sure you are hitting the right notes, every time.


If you have a go-to blog that you read all the time that delivers great insight and tips into the world of Social Media then leave us a comment and we will take a look.





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  • Ian Cleary
    Posted at 15:43h, 15 February Reply

    Thanks so much for including me, great list!

    • Gary
      Posted at 17:18h, 15 February Reply

      Thanks Ian,

      Always a pleasure reading your blog. Keep up the great work.



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