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Getting a Social Media Job For Dummies by Brooks Briz, David Rose

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Chapter 22

Top Ten Social Media Resources

In This Chapter

arrow Discovering the top social media resources

arrow Strictly defining the social media sites

Sites continually pop up and fight to be the top social media resource. There’s not just one, but many resource sites providing valuable insight, data, news, tips, and tricks across media.

This chapter reviews the top sites for social media pros and what you stand to gain by paying attention to them.

Technorati

Technorati is technically a search engine company that serves as a publisher advertising platform. In essence, Technorati showcases the top content creators from hundreds of interests and fields.

tip If you’re looking for the influencers within your particular field, try this site. Submit your own blog as well.

Quantcast

Quantcast specializes in accurate audience measurement and real-time advertising. The site features traffic and demographic data for literally millions of websites. Signing up gives you more advanced analytics; membership is free. Quantcast was the first rating company to rely largely on direct measurement rather than traditional panel-based methods that powered all other media outlets.

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