Looking for informations, advices, strategies or hints guiding you on your paths through the social media djungle?
Here you’ll find a composition of free ebooks that might be helpful on your efforts to successfully use social marketing mechanisms for building a brand, attract traffic or gain significance on a certain topic.
So these Links will keep you busy for a while…
Instructions and sum ups
The Art of Listening and Engagement Through Social Media
Brian Solis about new tools and philosophies, how to effectively listen and engage with customers and in turn, cultivate a more significant community, enhance your brand and build relationships.
Social Media and Social Networking Starting Points
Social Media expert Chris Brogan gives you starting points how to inroduce your organization into social media and social networking
What is Social Media?
“a short, sweet summary of the phenomenon called social media”
The Essential Guide to Social Media
A sum up of some essential guidelines, written by Brian Solis
The Art and Science of Social Media and Community Relations
Interesting example of a company entering the realm of social media communities
Social Media Marketing Kit
Tips and tricks for the survival in the social mediasphere, plus a video Webinar
The Zen of Blogging
Really amusing story about a guys efforts to dive into the higher spheres of blogging – with a slight wink of an eye
Learning Web 2.0
Examples of ways in which associations are using new web 2.0 technologies and what possibilities they
may represent for your organization’s professional development
A Primer in Social Media
Advices for approaching social media with their new paradigms and, rules and philosophies
Blogs & Social Media
This article reports on a three-year-long international survey of public relations
practitioners examining the impact blogs and other social media are having on public
Social Web Analytics
This ebook gives a brief overview of the characteristics of the Social
Web, also known as Social Media.
Distributed Influence: Quantifying the Impact of Social Media
Attempt to propose a new way of calculating an individuals online influence beyond the “traditional” method of analysing a blog’s inbound links to incorporate other social media tools such as Twitter and Facebook.
Search engine optimization (SEO)
SEO for WordPress blogs
How to use WordPress to ensure success for your weblog in the Organic Search Engine Results.
Google Adwords Secrets
Tips for keyword research, choosing a domain name, placing keywords, link building, effectively using SEO tools
We Have a Website. Now What?
This ebook provides straightforward advice for entrepreneurs new to search engine optimization.
Get Viral Get Visitors
Trying to give and understanding of what viral marketing is about and how methods of successful campaigns can be adopted
The New Rules of Viral Marketing
Whatever you call it—viral, buzz, word-of-mouse, or word-of-blog marketing—having other people tell your story drives action. An example how it’s done…
Marketing With Case Studies
How to Sell Your Products or Services Using Story-Telling Techniques
Twitter for Business
A compact and dense round up how to use twitter.com to promote your company successfully
Geeks Guide to Promoting Yourself With Twitter
If you use the site properly you can build up another stream of traffic to your website or blog, not to mention developing a brand for yourself as well.
How business owners and managers should act in blogosphere if they want to explore this new communication channel.
Masters of Marketing
Cleaning up some hypes and myths of internet marketing and giveing ideas for using social media mechanisms
Podcast Marketing eBook
This guide is intended only to give you a broad overview of some of the basics of podcast marketing.
Effective Internet Presence
How to build up a significant and productive internet identity
How to Write a Marketing Plan
A marketing plan guides a company step-by-step how to market its product or service to a specific target market and it helps a company remain focused on its marketing objectives.