We Recommend

Higher Ed Blogs


Blog High Ed (blog network)

CASE Social Media blog

College Web Editor

Doctor BS: The Road Scholar

ed Social Media

EDUniverse (mStoner network)

Eric Stoller’s Blog (Student Affairs)

Higher Ed Marketing (Andy Careaga)

Meet Content

mStoner blog

Patrick Powers


Social Media for Colleges (Joe Kuffner)

College Athletics Blogs (Social Media Emphasis)

Cad Chica Sports

D1 Ticker (daily news digest of what’s relevant to college sports including social media. Newsletter sign-up)

Digital Hoops Blast (best case studies for college athletics)

Fourth and 140 (Tom Buchheim)

Growing Leaders (Tim Elmore)

Shanna Bright

Small School Social (David Petroff on Tumblr)

Social N Sport (Jessica Smith)

Sports Tao (Troy Kirby)

Sports Networker

Sport Techie

Crisis Communications Blogs

Bernstein Crisis Management Blog

Bulletproof Blog

Communicating Through a Crisis

Crisis Guru Blog

Crisis Blogger

High Talk (Weber Shandwick)

iDisaster 2.0

Karen Freberg’s Social Media & PR blog


Mr. Media Training

Reputation XChange

The PR Coach (Jeff Domansky)


Social Media Blogs (all good Twitter follows as well)

Beth Kanter (nonprofit social media)

Brandbuilder Blog

Brand Savant (emphasis on measurement – recommend following Tom Webster on Twitter as well)

Content Marketing Institute


Convince and Convert (Jay Baer)

Dr. BS – The Road Scholar (good tips on everything from journalism to gadgets)

Heidi Cohen

Mari Smith (Facebook)

Marketing Profs

Pushing Social

Radian 6 Blog

Ragan PR Daily

Shelly  Kramer (V3)

Smart Brief on Social Media

Social Fresh

Social Media Explorer (Jason Falls)

The Social Media Beat (law enforcement)

Social Media Examiner

Social Mouths

Spin Sucks

Sprout Insights (Sprout Social)

Top Rank (Lee Oden)

Web Ink Now  (David Meerman Scott)

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 Professional Organizations We Belong To (and publications we recommend)

AMA (American Marketing Association)

Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)

CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education)

CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America)

Chronicle of Higher Education