I hope you are having as much fun with a busy summer as I do – interesting how there still is time to read some pretty amazing posts. Since I bought my tablet I’m having a lot of fun reading on the porch or on the couch….. Where do you read blog posts?
Another question I find entertaining is: Where do you write your blog posts or what place inspires you to write? I’m actually planning a photo contest about “Places that inspire you to blog” on my Facebook Page – stay tuned!
But – without further ado – here is the weekly reading list of the best online articles I found this week:
Here is what I want you to do:
- Read my comments and as many posts as you like
- Leave a comment either on the @Listly list or in the comment section
- Use the Listly buttons to vote
- Nominate any posts that I missed by leaving a reason and a link in the comments (you are limited to one link per comment)
- Please don’t SPAM random links to your various social profiles into the comments or the Listly
- Have FUN!
Week 34 Reading List of Online Articles
My "best of" list for week 34, 2013 to be embedded in: http://t4o.me/18dyCiS
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Create "Perfect" Posts on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+ Infographic Get more social media fans and create engagement! Follow these 17 guidelines when you post on social networks. Is there any such thing as a perfect social media post?
4 Things Star Wars Taught Us About Social Media (via icebreakerconsulting.com) 1."Do, or do not. There is no try." Need to connect with customers? Need to get an X-Wing out of a swamp? Either way, go ahead. Do it. Don't try to do it and don't do it passively or without a plan.
Using Social Media To Make Connections (via A Hire Calling) The following is a guest post by Tara Chila. Social media has become so much more than a tool to promote connectivity. While we use it to connect with friends from high school and college, colleagues, and so much more, why not use social media for job...
You're sharing great content on Facebook. You have tons of Fans who Like, share and comment on everything you post. But why are none of them are becoming paying customers?!! My guess is that you're not creating content that drive sales. You don't want to make posts that are funny, but have nothing to do with your products.
If your company is contemplating a jump into social media marketing, beginning with a blog may seem like a sensible first step. Writing a blog post is not done on the fly (hopefully) unlike a tweet or a response to a Facebook post. You are in a more controlled environment.
Analysing your account or your competitors Twitter account can identify key areas which effect the number of followers, your engagement and the success you have on Twitter. When was the last time you analysed your twitter account or your competitors? What are they doing that you should be?
Small business have a belief social media marketing is for business to consumers. "My customers are not on social - we are business to business" Is like the proverbial broken record going round and round in my head. At this time it is elevated to mythological proportions.
If you're trying to determine whether your company needs to establish a social media policy, consider the following:1. Do I need one?If you want to mitigate your risk in this area, the answer is yes. Rich Nadworny for Social Media Today provides a simple answer: "The need for having an internal social policy is simple: it...
If I could go back and give the preteen me a pep-talk, I might say something like, "Just go for it." Or maybe: "What are you waiting for!?" How do I express this idea without beating that old drum of hackneyed inspirational quotes? We've all heard those expressions (or some like it) before...
Our comments matter to others; in fact, it's the highest form of gratitude you can pay another for their ideas. We need to keep in mind that comments are not just for self promotion, rather, an ability to connect on the space with writers and expand the conversation of the blogs we read.