Social Networking


50 Awesome Online Lecture for Social Media Masters -- Some good Webinars here.

Growing a social network

Newspaper columnists ought to be the perfect bloggers. So why aren't more doing it well?
A good how-to by Robert Niles, OJR, July 2, 2009
An example provided by Ben Smith (, The World Company's social networking guru: The Casual Gardener "Shawna Lee Coronado is a great example of someone who wrote a newspaper column, used social media, blogs and online very successfully to brand herself and promote her content. As a result, she managed to get her column syndicated, a book published, does speaking engagements and runs a successful online business. This is also a great success of the niche content model; keeping a focus not just on gardening but on environmentally conscious gardening has really been another success for her."

Poynter's Chat -- a weekly conversation about social networking tools

19 Presence Management Chores You COULD Do Every Day -- Five on Twitter, six on Facebook, five on LinkedIn, and four for your blog. And more good advice in the comments.

Managing comments


The best Twitter guide going is Mashable's Twitter Guidebook.