social media case studiesWe’re now accepting nominations for our 7th annual Top 10 Social Media Blogs contest and we’re looking for the blogs you read and found most valuable in 2015.

This is the biggest contest for social media blogs and the winners will be promoted in our 430,000-reader newsletter and announced on Social Media Examiner.

How to Nominate

Please make a single nomination of your favorite social media blog by commenting below and tell us why you like the blog (only your first nomination counts).

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Nominate your favorite blog in the 7th Annual Top 10 Social Media Blogs Contest.

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social media reviewsHave you heard about the changes to Google+?

Want to know how the redesign affects you?

To help marketers understand what to expect, we recently explored the new Google+ and asked notable experts to weigh in with their thoughts on the new design.

In this article you’ll discover whats changed with Google+.

Why Marketers Should Care About Google+

Before we dive into the specifics of the new Google+ updates, it’s important to address what these updates mean to social media marketers as a whole. Since news about the breakup of Google+ products began in early 2015, some marketers believed it was the beginning of the end of Google+. These thoughts were further supported when Google announced the separation of Google+ from it’s other products.

But now, we can see it’s not the end for Google+. “Google+’s new changes are a sure, and comforting sign Google+ is here to stay at least for the undetermined future,” predicted Jesse Stay, author of Google+ Marketing for Dummies. He added, “It shows Google is still putting money and resources into the website, and still sees it as a product worth spending money on.”

In terms of marketing, businesses that want to reach people who are passionate about something will find it easier to do so with the new changes to Google+.

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Discover what marketers need to know about the changes to Google+.

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social media reviewsAre you active on LinkedIn?

Wondering about the recent changes to groups?

LinkedIn groups have been redesigned to make interactions more seamless and valuable for members.

In this article you’ll discover how marketers can find, join and use the new LinkedIn groups.

What the Changes Mean

LinkedIn completely overhauled its groups interface, so the desktop and app versions are the same. The Groups app is available on iOS, and the Android version is coming soon.

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Discover what marketers need to know about the changes to LinkedIn Groups.

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social media reviewsDid you miss Social Media Marketing World 2015?

Last month thousands of marketers converged yet again on San Diego for the world-class Social Media Marketing World (#SMMW15).

Here are my seven takeaways from the conference—seven things you need to know.

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Discover seven takeaways from Social Media Marketing World 2015.

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