Social media is the use of social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter to market your business or product. If you a budding businessman, or simply interested in social media to help market a product or business, consider some reading materials to help you on your way. There are plenty of social media guides and books out there to give you all the information you need and then some. For the on-the-go person, this article will focus on eBooks for your convenience.
1. Likeable Social Media: How to Delight Your Customers, Create an Irresistible Brand, and Be Generally Amazing on Facebook (& Other Social Networks) by Dave Kerpen
This book, which is also available for digital download to your eReader, has been rated with 5 stars on Amazon.com, with over 180 5-star reviews and over 20 4-star reviews. It has been called “The Best Social Media Book Out There” and “The Future Social Media Textbook” by its reviewers. The book itself focuses on how to utilize social media by “Being Likeable” and gives useful information no matter what social media outlet you are using. This book is an excellent choice for anyone looking to expand their knowledge on Social Media.
2. 500 Social Media Marketing Tips: Essential Advice, Hints and Strategy for Business: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, YouTube, Instagram, LinkedIn, and More! by Andrew Macarthy
This excellent choice for information and tips on social media was rated with 4.5 stars and has frequently been rated the number one social media book in the UK. Using a simple structure of organized tips and advices, as well as being frequently updated, this book can change your outlook on social media in mere minutes. The tips are organized based on the social media outlet you are using, making your read easy and useful. When you download this eBook, you will automatically receive updates every time they become available! This book is an excellent choice for someone who is interested in social media.
3. The Zen of Social Media Marketing: An Easier Way to Build Credibility, Generate Buzz, and Increase Revenue: 2012 Edition by Shama Kabani
This book reflects a more in depth way to increase your credibility using social media. Also rated at 5 stars, this book has been called “A Marketing Team in a Book” by its reviewers. This book shows you how to increase traffic and utilize social media in a clear, concise, and easy to understand manner. It is chock full of good tips and tricks to becoming a social media master! Many marketers and strategists refer to and recommend this book. It is a wonderful choice for anyone looking to increase their revenue using social media.
4. Socialnomics: How Social Media Transforms the Way We Live and Do Business by Erik Qualman
This book explains social media at its heart, and goes into details about how we can benefit from using it. With over 100 5-star reviews on Amazon.com, this book is very highly recommended. It is said to be chock full of real life examples of social media strategies being used to obtain success, as well as very insightful tips and information about social media. This is a great read for anyone interested in successfully utilizing social media to make their business fly.
All of the above books are available for digital download for your convenience. Using social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ is a great way to increase your clientele, your popularity, and your revenue. Reading the above materials is sure to put you on a path to success. Good luck to you in your social media journey!
Marti King is a publicist and guest author at Best Communications Degrees, a site with resources and guides to top-rated communications degree programs online. She is the author of this article on Social Media eBooks.