On Small Business is introducing a new feature in which young entrepreneurs will answer common questions about small business owners’ social media needs. The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only nonprofit organization comprised of young entrepreneurs. The YEC promotes entrepreneurship as a solution to unemployment and underemployment and provides entrepreneurs with access to tools, mentorship and resources that support each stage of their business’s development and growth.

What are your favorite resources for learning about social media management?

Jennifer Kushell, founder and chief evangelist of YSN.com in Los Angeles

“I learn a lot from MediaPost publications, like OMMA magazine and conferences, too. WebMasterWorld and BlogWorld are great events, too. And my favorite social media gurus who offer tips on these issues are Brian Clark, Chris Brogan and Scott Stratten

John Hall, CEO of DigitalTalent Agents in Columbia, Mo.:

“I love sites like Social Media Today, AllFacebook, Soshable, Social Times and Mashable. These sites are on my list to browse when I get up each morning; the best and brightest of all the social media experts contribute to these places. Many of the articles have great takeaways that you can apply to your social media strategy.”