8 Social Media Marketing Books to Add to Your Reading List

There are hundreds of free resources available online (such as Solutions Review’s 2019 Marketing Automation Buyer’s Guide and best practices), and those are helpful when you need a quick reference. But sometimes it’s best to do things the old fashioned way, as few resources can match the depth and comprehensive detail of well-written digital marketing books.

Solutions Review has done the research for you, having reviewed many of these books. We’ve carefully selected the best social media marketing books based on relevance, ratings, publish date, and ability to add business value. Each book listed has a minimum rating of four stars, and forty customer reviews per book.

You will find a library of texts from recognized leaders, experts, and technology professionals in the field. From managing your social channels to growing your follower base, these publications will have something to offer even the most tenured social media marketer.

Social Media Marketing Workbook: How to Use Social Media for Business (2019 Updated Edition)

“This book is based on an analogy – that social media is like a party and that you are the ‘party thrower.’ You need content just as you’d need food and entertainment, you need a promotion strategy just as you’d need invitations, and you need a systematic understanding of each social platform, just as you’d need a lot of technical knowledge to throw a great wedding or a great corporate meet-and-greet. Indeed, you’ll be throwing a ‘party with a purpose,’ using social media marketing to build your brand and ultimately sell more stuff.”

500 Social Media Marketing Tips: Essential Strategy for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, YouTube, Snapchat

“Struggling with social media marketing for business? This book will help. The key to success on social media is to build a strong and consistent social media marketing plan: with ideas that drive brand awareness, attract loyal customers, and help you reach your business goals – like increasing website traffic, delivering top customer service, or making sales. And that’s what you’ll learn in 500 Social Media Marketing Tips.500 Social Media Marketing Tips is your guide to social media success for business, featuring hundreds of actionable strategies for success on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, Snapchat, and more!”

One Million Followers: How I Built a Massive Social Following in 30 Days

“Digital strategist and “growth hacker” Brendan Kane has built online platforms and advised brands such as MTV, Skechers, Vice and IKEA on how to establish and grow their digital audience and engagement. Kane has spent his career discovering the best tools to turn any no-name into a top influencer simply by speaking into a camera or publishing a popular blog—and now he’ll share his secrets with you. In One Million Followers, Kane will teach you how to gain an authentic, dedicated, and diverse online following from scratch; create personal, unique, and valuable content that will engage your core audience; and build a multi-media brand.”

Social Media Marketing Mastery 2019: 3 Books in 1 – How to Build a Brand and Become an Expert Influencer Using Facebook, Twitter, Youtube & Instagram – Top Digital Networking & Personal Branding Strategies

“This collection includes the top books to help you improve, grow and master your Social Media Marketing skills. Change the way that you market your business! It doesn’t matter what social media platforms your business favors, the time and marketing budget spent there can reap immense rewards, but only if the company’s social media presence is handled properly. If you are looking for the best way to dip your foot into this marketing goldmine, then this book collection is exactly what you need!”

Social Media Marketing All-in-One For Dummies

“Social media continues to evolve at breakneck speed, and with the help of this guide, you’ll discover how to devise and maintain a successful social media strategy, use the latest tactics for reaching your customers, and utilize data to make adjustments to future campaigns and activities. Plus, you’ll find out how to apply the marketing savvy you already have to the social media your prospects are using, helping you to reach—and keep—more customers, make more sales, and boost your bottom line.”

Building a Story Brand: Clarify Your Message So Customers Will Listen

“New York Times best-selling author Donald Miller uses the seven universal elements of powerful stories to teach listeners how to dramatically improve how they connect with customers and grow their businesses. Donald Miller’s StoryBrand process is a proven solution to the struggle business leaders face when talking about their businesses. Building a StoryBrand does this by teaching listeners the seven universal story points all humans respond to, the real reason customers make purchases, how to simplify a brand message so people understand it, and how to create the most effective messaging for websites, brochures, and social media.”

2,000 Social Media Marketing Tricks: The Best Tips, Advice, and Practices to Grow Your Business: Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and More

“If you’re looking to grow your business bigger and faster than you ever imagined possible, using a step-by-step guide on how to utilize social media marketing, this book is for you! “2,000 Social Media Marketing Tricks” is a title of more than just tips and tricks you can apply to social media platforms – it is a done with you guide to ensure your growing success on the current hottest platforms out there – Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, and others! Don’t waste another day wondering when is the perfect time to join in on the social media frenzy. Start taking your business to the next level and purchase your copy today.”

Momentum: The 5 Marketing Principles That Will Propel Your Business in the Digital Age

“No matter your industry, if want to gain momentum for your marketing efforts―along with the just rewards―Momentum is the resource you’ve been waiting for. Based on her experience as CEO of The Marketing Zen Group and her work with clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, Shama Hyder cuts through the complexity and explains the five essential principles required to develop a successful marketing plan that will withstand the digital world’s constant changes and result in real ROI.”


Anna Birna Turner

Content Editor & Writer at Solutions Review
Anna is an enterprise technology writer covering Marketing Automation, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). Feel free to reach out to her at any time at abturner@solutionsreview.com
Anna Birna Turner