No surprise-we love to blog at Salesforce. But we recognize that we're not the only game in town. Like you, we use blogs to stay abreast on the perspectives of others. There's always more to learn.

There are thousands of blogs dedicated to various topics related to marketing. Here, we've compiled seven of our favorites dedicated to social media marketing. We hope you consider a go-to-resource as well!

In no particular order: Ten social media marketing blogs every social pro should follow are:


Delivers all kinds of great advice about what it takes to be successful online. Content covers the spectrum from social media and content marketing to email marketing.

Check out: 6 Common Myths about Content Creation on Facebook
Check out: 5 Awesome Design Hacks to Create Highly Shareable Social Media Graphic


Brian Solis is a principal analyst at Altimeter Group. A digital analyst, anthropologist, and futurist, Solis writes extensively about the effects of emerging technology on business, marketing, and culture.

Check out: The 7 Success Factors of Social Business Strategy
Check out: Social Business is the Sum of Social Media Marketing, Social Customer Service, Social Selling and More


Jeff is a blogger, author, strategist and speaker who works with companies and executives to optimize their online personal and company brands with digital, content and social media marketing. His blog is about all things to do with social media marketing, content marketing, and digital marketing.

Check out: 3 Powerful Social Media Marketing Lessons from Game of Thrones
Check out: The Hard Truth About Social Media and What You Need to Do About It


Looking for unbiased and unfiltered advice from experienced social media leaders like you? This is site brings you peer-to-peer sharing, collaboration, and support from other social marketing pros.

Check out: How McDonald's is Globalizing Social Media at Scale with a Hub and Spoke Model
Check out: How Blue Cross and Blue Shield Transformed the Way is sees Social Media


A popular resource for all things content marketing-especially those in large and mid-sized B2B and B2C organizations.

Check out: How to Build Social Media Into Your Content Marketing Processes
Check out: Is Your Social Media Content as Popular as You Think?


Haven't encountered Jay Baer yet? You will. He literally wrote the book on social media and social business, publishes one of the world's most popular social media blogs, and we produces the world's #1 marketing podcast - Social Pros.

Check out: 5 Strategies for Boosting Engagement on Instagram
Check out: Living Proof That Defense Contractors Can Rock at Social Media

7. Social Business

Produced by ZDNet and managed by Eileen Brown, Social Business covers an array of social media marketing topics. Coverage tends to include a heavy emphasis on technology news.

Check out: How Second Screen Viewing is Affecting TV and Social Media
Check out: Non-celebrity Influencers are 10 Times More Likely to Drive In-store Purchases

We hope you enjoy our recommendations-but don't forget about your friends here at the blog! Still not enough social media tips? Check out these 50 Social Media Best Practices.