These articles made me feel smart, insightful, and creative. I bet they do the same for you. Once you finish them, do something with what you’ve learned.
The Perils of Being a Social Media Holdout
I almost passed up this article. If it was published on Social Media Examiner I would have mentally scolded the authors for “phoning in” another tired attempt to convert social media luddites. But this article showed up on HBR whose audience is composed of the smart executives that feel they have outsmarted social media. This is solid article to pass along to your clients or boss.
The Simple Trick that Makes Your Website More Engaging and Persuasive Guess what? As a blogger you are a media startup. Your blog is your software application. Your goal is to convert readers into customers. That’s why you should spend the afternoon poring through this article and applying it’s tactics.
For Small Businesses: When Is the Best Time to Start Building Your Social Networks? There’s nothing earth shattering in this article. It polishes the basics. Most of it’s obvious…to social media fanatics. But the rest of the world will love this concise “Why Social Media” perspective.
A Journey Through Beautiful Typography In Web Design
I finally got it through my think skull that beautiful design is important for building a beautiful product and profitable business. Curious? Start with this curated list of sites who’ve used online typography to get noticed.
How Not to Feel Guilty about Charging For Your Time
Smart and frank article that will have you boosting your consulting price immediately after reading it.
Day 10 of the 30 Day / 30 Blog Challenge
You can join and start your 30 Day / 30 Blog Post journey at any time – just count out 30 days, note the final day on your calendar and start writing!