I actually remember when Brian wrote this post on the secret to becoming a better writer. It's so simple that you'll dismiss it. Don't. In fact, follow every line.
Go ahead and admit it. Do you jump from strategy to strategy, tool to tool hoping that you'll hit social media pay dirt? If so, spend a few minutes with this post. Laura will set you straight.
Robert Bruce makes a profound point about storytelling with an equally profound photo.
I love watching Shark Tank. The show always reminds me to invest time in creating a 30-second elevator pitch that captivates and sells. This Fast Company article chronicles the adventure of Steve Gadlin's "I Want to Draw A Cat For You" and what it means to get seed funding from a billionaire. You'll learn what it takes to capture attention and how to make it pay.
Marcus Sheridan is a terrifically entertaining speaker. He works hard at his craft and it shows. This week he writes about a interesting paradox, many great bloggers suck at speaking. Why? Marcus has an interesting theory and useful questions for aspring "blog speakers" to consider.