If you are new to social media measurement or could use a refresher, this guide is for you. It covers the metrics used for different types of social media marketing, sources for those metrics, KPIs, descriptions of useful study types, use cases, challenges, and appendices listing resources, key metric definitions and more. The field guide is the product of the ARF Social Council, a body comprised of leaders in the field hailing from major social platforms, brands, agencies, and relevant startups. The council revealed the guide’s top ten takeaways at a June 29 event. Now, the ARF offers its members the full and complete version.