31 Social Media Things I'm Thankful For

Thanksgiving TurkeyI have many things to be thankful for in my personal life but in my professional life I’m thankful for these 31 items related to social media, technology, branding, or inbound marketing.

Online Tools

  1. Evernote – The center of my digital life. I use this to store and organize information.
  2. Mailchimp – My email marketing application of choice.
  3. Unbounce – Very easy to use landing page creator.
  4. WordPress – Open-source blog platform. I use this for SchneiderB.com.
  5. Thesis Theme – SEO friendly theme I use at SchneiderB.com.
  6. Hootsuite – Twitter client of choice.
  7. Northsocial – Powerfully simple Facebook applications. I use these at our school’s Facebook Page.
  8. Google Voice – Awesome Voice Over IP (VOIP) application with many features.
  9. Topify – Powerful twitter email notifications.


  1. edSocialMedia – Discussing the role of social media in education. (Disclosure: I’m a contributing blogger for edSocialMedia.)
  2. Social Media Today – Social media news, strategy, tools, and techniques.
  3. Inbound Marketing Blog – SEO, Blogging, Social Media, Landing Pages, Lead Generation and Analytics
  4. Chris Brogan – Best selling author, blogger, and Trust Agent.
  5. SocialMouths – Social media strategies for everyone.


  1. iPhone
  2. Flip Camera
  3. Amazon Kindle

People on Twitter

  1. @shannonmmiller
  2. @jasonfalls
  3. @tamar
  4. @famousbloggers
  5. @sidneyeve
  6. @lizstrauss
  7. @rkiker
  8. @hubspot


  1. Trust Agents: Using the Web to Build Influence, Improve Reputation, and Earn Trust
  2. Inbound Marketing: Get Found Using Google, Social Media, and Blogs
  3. Marketing Lessons from the Grateful Dead: What Every Business Can Learn from the Most Iconic Band in History
  4. Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make Competition Irrelevant
  5. Lead Generation for the Complex Sale: Boost the Quality and Quantity of Leads to Increase Your ROI
  6. Word of Mouth Marketing: How Smart Companies Get People Talking, Revised Edition

I highly encourage you to take the time and check out these fantastic tools, blogs, hardware, people on Twitter, and books. I recommend them all! I hope everyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving and thank you for reading SchneiderB.com. Let me know what you are thankful for by posting in the comments below.

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