Agency Resources for Blogging and Social Media

Some of my readers are learning blogging and social media. There are lots of resources online that are helpful as you develop an expertise with social media. From time to time I’ll share some of the resources that I’ve found helpful to me.


One of those sources is Mike Sansone. Mike is an independent business consultant specializing in business blogs and conversational copywriting. Mike’s blog,ConverStations, is one of the top 50 marketing blogs ranked by AdAge’s Power 150.  He provides an excellent glossary of blogging and social media terms that you will find very helpful to me. There are also literally hundreds of links to other blog and social media resources located on Mike’s site.

Some of the online tools Mike recommends:

About Michael Gass

Consultant | Trainer | Author | Speaker

Since 2007, he has been pioneering the use of social media, inbound and content marketing strategies specifically for agency new business.

He is the founder of Fuel Lines Business Development, LLC, a firm which provides business development training and consulting services to advertising, digital, media and PR agencies.


  1. The one platform that’s not included in this list is Tumblr. They’re at 6.6 million users and growing 25,000 users a day and serving up 1.5B page views a month.

    In my opinion the value of Tumblr will far exceed all of the other services listed above—with the exception of Twitter and Facebook. Plus, with a solid API Tumblr is the ideal platform for staging a social media campaign that spans out to Facebook, Twitter and other services.

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