We do the reading for you. Here’s 10 of the best reads this past week on social media.

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With Many Social Media Options, Small Businesses Need Focus

Great summary of social media outlets with the summary: “What (social media) does is give us a sense of credibility and gives our customers confidence in us.”

The Basics Of Generating Real Business Value From Social Media

Your customers hang out online. That’s where you should be too — engaging and building a relationship with them. Here are some tips to boost your company’s profile and be on the forefront of your potential customers’ minds.

How to Promote Your Blog Posts Using Social Media: A Guide for Marketers

Do you want more social traffic to your blog posts? Properly sharing your blog posts via your social media channels will help deliver a steady stream of visitors to your blog. In this article, you’ll discover how to successfully cross-promote your blog posts on top social media platforms.

We love examples of people doing social media marketing right. Here’s a few:

4 Wireless Brands That Are Killing It On Social Media & How They’re Doing It

Want to Create a Trail-Blazing Social Media Campaign? Here Are 13 Tips From Brands like Airbnb, Coca-Cola, and Starbucks

Wacky Treats and Social Media Tricks: How Fast Food’s Secret Sauce Lures You In

So how do you know if you’re “killing it”? 7 Social Media Metrics Marketers Should Track

Learn from your mistakes. Here’s The Biggest Mistake Businesses Make On Social Media

And 12 Of The Worst Social Media Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

Finally, help manage your social media. 15 Social Media Management Tools That Can Help Your Business Thrive

The article has 15 of the best social media management tools currently available and how they can help you make the most of your social presence, as recommended by leading members of Forbes Agency Council.

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