Monday, February 6, 2017

Best Social Media Blogs : 2016 Winners

Looking for some great social media blogs to add to your daily reading? Here are 10 that are worth your time!

Our eighth-annual social media blog contest generated hundreds of nominations. A panel of experts carefully reviewed the 20 finalists based on their content quality.

Here are the top 10 social media blogs you should add to your regular reading list in 2017.

Top 10 Social Media Blogs: The 2017 Winners! by Lisa D. Jenkins on Social Media Examiner.

#1: AgoraPulse

AgoraPulse consistently provides content several times a week, using screenshots to show readers how to use social media.

Visit AgoraPulse for consistently published content.

#2: Buffer Social

Buffer Social publishes strong content with lots of value and original angles. This blog has the right balance; it’s valuable and interesting.

Buffer Social has a consistent history of quality long posts that include step-by-step processes with images.
#3: publishes extremely thorough content that looks good, sounds good, and reads well. provides new, useful insights on popular topics.

#4: Mike Gingerich

Mike Gingerich‘s blog has quite a mix of value-driven content. He covers new products and changes to existing ones, and shows readers how to use them.

Mike Gingerich offers useful advice for getting the most out of social media.

#5: Peg Fitzpatrick

Peg Fitzpatrick‘s posts provide useful, in-depth information that’s fun to consume.

Peg offers information on a wealth of social media topics.

#6: Socially Sorted

Socially Sorted has a nice focus on all things visual, helping businesses leverage visual content as much as possible.

Socially Sorted provides how-to information in easy-to-consume formats.

#7: Spiderworking

Spiderworking‘s content is extremely thorough and includes lots of visuals. Posts go beyond the basics and feature useful tips most people don’t talk about.

Spiderworking has lots of useful content.

#8: Sue B. Zimmerman

Sue B. Zimmerman has an incredibly specific focus: Instagram. Her videos provide information without being too teachy.

Sue uses a nice, direct, conversational writing voice.

#9: The Social Media Hat

The Social Media Hat stuffs posts with quality information. The content approaches social media from interesting angles so the reader doesn’t feel like everything’s been done before.

The Social Media Hat features well-researched, in-depth articles that show how to use stuff step-by-step.

#10: Top Dog Social Media

Top Dog Social Media takes the time to produce great content and their tutorials are thorough.

Top Dog Social Media offers plenty of good factual advice.

Congratulations to the winners! Be sure to check out these amazing social media blogs.

The badge of distinction: If you’re a winner, you can post the image you see here on your blog. Please link back to this page.
The Judges

Special thanks to our judges Heidi Cohen (chief content officer of Actionable Marketing Guide), Marcus Sheridan (founder of The Sales Lion), and Sonia Simone (founding partner and chief content officer of Copyblogger).

What do you think? Did you find something new to read? Share your thoughts and comments in the box below.

Top 10 Social Media Blogs: The 2016 Winners! by Lisa D. Jenkins on Social Media Examiner.

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