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Career + Social Media & Career Blogs to Read

Between my day job and this blog, I am knee-deep in the social media world every day. I know that a lot of my readers are bloggers or other public relations and social media professionals so I thought I would share the social media blogs that I like to read in order to stay up-to-date on what’s going on in the industry.

Also, I thought I would add some really great career blogs /emails that will hopefully help you as well!

Staying up-to-date on what’s going on in your industry is actually one of the most important things that you can do for your career other than acting upon the knowledge that you gain. Hopefully, you’ll find a new blog to read that will end up sparking your creative juices!

Social Media Blogs

Social Media Blogs to Read

Buffer Blog

By far my favorite platform their blog and podcast are some of my favorites. They actually test their theories, and if you use their platform (which you should be), they have great tips and tricks as well.  I love their podcasts because they’re short and really informative. They also have experts outside of Buffer who come in and share their expertise. It helps that they practice what they preach!

Here are some of my favorite posts, and also some of my favorite podcast episodes:

5 Exciting Social Media & Marketing Trends to Watch in 2017

Why I Think Social Media is for Branding and Engagement, Not Traffic or Revenue

We Made These 10 Social Media Mistakes So You Don’t Have To

25 Days, 25 Expert Social Media Growth Strategies

Inside Hubspot’s Social Team (Go to their page in the Apple or Android stores!)

What Is User-Generated Content and Why Are Top Brands Doubling Down Now

Hubspot Blog

This is really how I stay up-to-date with a lot of the email marketing and other tips. I think it’s really important to keep up with marketing tips that can be rethought to fit into your own uses. Also great for learning things where you can jump in to help at work or do new things with your blog/website!

Here are some of my favorite posts:

10 Examples of Successful Co-Branding Partnerships That Worked (And Why)

How We’re Using Influencers to Drive Engagement on Social Media

The Best Time To Post On Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, & Google Plus

22 Of The Best Motivational Speeches Of All Time

Peg Fitzpatrick 

One of the newer ones I’ve come across, I love her branding so much, as well as the subject of her posts. They are definitely more “blog” orientated. She’s got some great tips, and you should subscribe to her email list!

Here are once again, some of my favorite posts:

12 Most Innovative Ways To Create Content That Gets Shared

How-To Make Your Pinterest Pins Look Like A Million Bucks 

7 Little Tricks To Achieve The Best Results In Social Media

Seth Godin

This is necessarily a social media blog, but it’s a good, thought-provoking daily email that has actually influenced how I plan and write this blog. They take maybe a minute to read, and I really enjoy reading them in the morning!

Here are some of my favorites on his actual blog:

When In Doubt, Connect

The Management Of Whales

Instead Of The Easy Numbers 

Toward Dumber

Harvard Business Review

Okay, hear me out. I know I said this was about social media but this one is all about emails that make you think and make you better at whatever job you have. These have great ideas for how to manage yourself as well as what to do in sticky situations.

What are your favorite blogs to read? Let me know in the comments because I can always find more blogs to dive into!

xx

Ashley

P.S. Like what you read? Here’s more you may like!

How to Use Social Media to Further Your Career

How to Work From Home & Be Productive

How To Be A Beginner & Why You Need To Learn

 

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