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Are you looking for some great social media blogs to add to your daily reading? Look no further!

Our seventh-annual social media blog contest generated over 300 nominations. A panel of experts carefully reviewed the 20 finalists based on their content quality, post frequency and reader involvement.

Here are the top 10 social media blogs you should add to your regular reading list in 2016.

2016 top ten social media blog contest

Discover the top 10 social media blogs for 2016.

#1: Buffer Social

Buffer Social regularly addresses questions many marketers have, answering them with authoritative, in-depth articles on cutting-edge topics.

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Buffer Social offers useful thoughts on social media and marketing.

#2: Jenn’s Trends

Jenn’s Trends is laser-focused on Instagram, but occasionally offers tips on social media marketing strategy and tactics.

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Jenn’s Trends is a must-read for marketers on Instagram.

#3: Peg Fitzpatrick

Peg Fitzpatrick combines resourceful content on a variety of social media platforms with practical advice for marketers.

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Peg Fitzpatrick’s delivery style is both personable and accessible.

#4: RazorSocial

RazorSocial delivers well-researched and comprehensive content on social media tools.

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RazorSocial shares advice on using social media tools.

#5: Rebekah Radice

Rebekah Radice uses plenty of examples to support content that teaches social media marketers about topics that are important to them.

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Reading Rebekah Radice is like having a one-on-one conversation with her.

#6: Simply Measured

Simply Measured uses a data-driven, example-rich approach to help marketers understand best practices for using social media.

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Simply Measured provides well-written, interesting content.

#7: Socially Sorted

Socially Sorted helps marketers learn to use all things related to visual content in social media.

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Socially Sorted provides consistent value.

#8: Sprout Social

Sprout Social publishes advice for marketers alongside insights from their own team.

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Sprout Social’s content is interesting and useful.

#9: The Social Media Hat

The Social Media Hat features authoritative content that takes no shortcuts with explanations of what to do and how to do it.

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The Social Media Hat delivers their content with a lot of heart.

#10: Unmetric

Unmetric uses an analytical approach to uncover and share surprising insights into social media marketing.

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Unmetric has some interesting takes on marketing.

Congratulations to the winners! Be sure to check out these amazing social media blogs.

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The Judges

Special thanks to Ann Handley (chief content officer for MarketingProfs, author of the book Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content and co-author of the best-selling Content Rules), Darren Rowse (founder of ProBlogger.net and author of ProBlogger: Secrets for Blogging Your Way to a Six-Figure Income) and Neal Schaffer (founder of Maximize Social Business and author of three books including Maximize Your Social).

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