We have more than 600 articles on social media on the blog from the last few years, providing advice on brands using social media, mistakes to avoid, and best practices to follow.

I’ve gathered together some of the best articles to provide you with ideas and information to inform your use of social media…

Twitter

Ten Twitter tips from the Dog Whisperer

Ten tips for companies on Twitter

Six tips for brands starting out on Twitter

Ten useful Twitter presentations

Ten tips on copywriting for Twitter

13 types of Tweets to take notice of

20 step starter’s guide to using Twitter efficiently

Ten useful Twitter tools

Ten reasons why Twitter is great for the search industry

Social networks

Five tips for building and monetising online communities

Tips on increasing community participation

Three basic ingredients for an online social community to exist and thrive

40 common elements for community-focused websites

Ten DIY social networks to check out

Blogging

Ten company blogging tips

Ten WordPress SEO resources and tips

Seven tips for optimising your blogs for SEO

Four tips on blog directory submissions

25 useful WordPress plugins for bloggers

Five blogging tips from John Batelle of Federated Media

Seven ways to get return visitors to your blog

Social media mistakes to avoid

Ten online PR disasters to avoid

Top ten viral marketing mistakes

Habitat’s Twitter fail

Five of my favourite Twitter fails

General social media advice

The A-Z of social media for brands

Ten ways to measure social media success

Top ten hints for managing your brand online

Ten tips for brand engagement via social media

Ten superb social media presentations

Five keys to social media launch planning

34 definitions of social media