Social Community Resources
influence.co is the world’s first open platform for influencers to profile their best work. Brands and agencies use our tools for finding and working with the world’s top influencers.
Meetup is the world's largest network of local groups. Meetup makes it easy for anyone to organize a local group or find one of the thousands already meeting up face-to-face.
Cloze gives you a single, filtered view of what's going on with your key connections. With a glance you can see what people in your network are saying or doing (emails, tweets, comments). Automatic up-dates, and it's available on your phone or tablet.
Quora is a question and answer site connecting you to everything you want to know. Login using your Facebook or Twitter account and start searching. You can create boards to organize and share information, follow other boards, etc.
StackExchange is a network of individual communities, each experts in their field, providing questions and answers within their field of expertise. The community reviews, revises, and proposes answers to a question, and then rates and ranks each proposed answer.
Clicktotweet allows you to easily promote your products (stuff) on Twitter. Just Write your message in the box, Click the "Generate" button to create a custom link, and Share the link. Whoever clicks on the link gets the message automatically added to their Twitter status box.
PinnableBusiness, a product of the Pinterest hype, provides articles, infographics, etc. that can help businesses sift through data collected on Pinterest for businesses and build additional traffic from their Pinterest account.
RebelMouse provides a homepage for all your social media accounts (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram). Social media content is gathered automatically, constantly refreshed, and can be rearranged as you like. You can create new posts, invite people to contribute to, or follow your page, etc.
Freelanced is a social network for posting and finding freelance jobs. Employers can post for free and have instant access to industry specific freelancers. Freelancers can create a portfolio to showcase their talent.
Refollow is a Twitter relationship manager. You can manage your friends and followers, block or unfollow users, sort by type of relationship, track 100 followers with the free version, etc.
TweetReach shows you how far and to whom your Tweets have reached. The free report provides details on numbers in reach and exposure,
daily activity, top contributors, tweets timeline, etc. Upgrade available for more in-depth reports.
Tagged is one of the largest social discovery networks in the world with over 330 million members. This is a social site where you can meet and chat with people who share your same interests (i.e. work, hobbies, etc.).
TweetCharts.com is a Twitter data aggregator. You can run a report on anything that is searchable on Twitter - i.e. hashtags, words, phrases, usernames or URLs. Just type in your search query in the query box, enter your email address and select "Go."
SocialMediaExplorer One of the most widely read and rated blogs in the areas of social media, marketing and public relations. Great posts on issues of the day in the on-line marketing world.
Ars Technica Specializes in original news and reviews, analysis of technology trends and expert advice on a wide range of tech related topics. Resources include articles, guides, journals and a forum.