For those of you who are getting started with
social media marketing
, here are 12 video tutorials to help you properly set up many important basic functions. This post focuses on
, which are the three networks I reccommend everyone set up for themselves and/or their business. Leave a comment below and let me know if there are other social media outlets you would like to learn more about.
Twitter Search in Plain English
The good people at
put together some awesome videos. In this example, they explain Twitter search in "plain english." The key point of this video is that Twitter search is a
. Even if you don't yet have a twitter account, do a quick
for an industry related topic or interest and you'll be supprised at what you find.
How to Use Twitter for Business
If you're still wondering how to best use for Twitter for your businesses, this
video does a great job at explaining the basics of getting started.
How to Use TweetDeck
For those who have only used Twitter's online interface, adding a Twitter client like
to the mix will change your life. This video from John Jantsch at
Duct Tape Marketing
will help you get stared.
One Sneaky Trick to get more Twitter Followers
As the title suggests, this does fall somewhat into the "sneaky trick" category, but it works. Thanks to
How to Setup a Facebook Fan Page
Thanks Donny for the link to the newer version of this video!
John Jantsch at
Duct Tape Marketing
put together this awesome explaination of differt types of Facebook "like" buttons, and boxes that you can add to your website. For more information on the Facebook Like Button, visit
How to Import a Blog or RSS Feed into Facebook
David Kirk of
created this video outlining how to add a blog or RSS feed to into Facebook.
How to get your
profile to 100% complete.
How to Use LinkedIn Answers
does a great job of outlining the ins and outs of
. If you haven't tried using LinkedIn Answers, I highly recommended it. It's a great place to make connections, find prospects and help brand yourself as a thought leader on a particular topic or industry.
How to Send Twitter Updates Through LinkedIn
Learn how to automatically updated your LinkedIn status from Twitter in less than a minute. Thanks to
How to Get LinkedIn Recommendations
explaining how to give and get recommendations on LinkedIn.
These were some of the best videos I could find. Please let me know if you have other's that you have found useful.
Originally published Jun 3, 2010 10:00:00 AM, updated July 28 2017