Social media has a pretty steep learning curve, and when you’re a brand using these tools for the first time the wealth of information in how to best leverage platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and Pinterest, as well as blogs and video, can be overwhelming.

This is especially true for marketing. Where do you begin?

Thankfully, help is at hand, courtesy of this infographic from The Whole Brain Group, which provides a handy, printable, social media checklist for businesses. While the tips and recommendations here are not hard and fast – few things are in the very art-meets-science world of social marketing – it’s a good place to start for companies of all sizes who have heard great things about social networking but don’t know where to start.

(Source: The Whole Brain Group. Checkbox image via Shutterstock.)