To be successful in social media you need to keep up to date with the constant changes to that comes with the fast pasted world of social networking. Everything you know about Facebook, Twitter and other social platforms today will be different in six months. Layouts will be altered, features will be added or removed and new social networks may be trending.
There are lots of blogs focused on social networking. Sign up to RSS feeds and spend twenty minutes every morning catching up on your social media news. Stick to blogs that are updated daily. You can also download Apps to your smart phone such as mashable and Flipboard.
You can find webinars by searching on Twitter or registering on directories that list the week’s webinars. You can also attend paid webinars that go beyond the basics. In either case, you can find a good starter list at webinarlistings.com
Some newsletters are actually worth signing up for. If you don’t mind getting a daily newsletters, check out SmartBrief. If you’d rather get them weekly check out SocialFresh. These newsletters will give you the best social media content from the web.