So Much Better News Round Up w/b 25 November 2013

social crmAnd here goes my weekly Twitter round up post. Get the hottest news from the online marketing world and spread the word.

The Searcher’s Guide To Black Friday, Cyber Monday & Holiday Shopping http://selnd.com/18rUspu

On Twitter, People Don’t Hate Black Friday as Much This Year http://bit.ly/18rURII

How To Run A Successful B2B Social Media Marketing Campaign http://bit.ly/1b3usOP [good tips]

Story as Strategy: How Social Storytelling Leads to Business http://bit.ly/18rRotG

5 Ways Twitter Chats Can Help Your Business http://bit.ly/18rV1zH

The Day I Almost Lost My Blogging Business By Having Too Many Eggs in the One Basket http://bit.ly/1b3uC8X [scary]

The Most Memorable Brand Wins and Fails of 2013 http://bit.ly/1b3tQZC [great article]

There you have it. Join me again next week for another round of interesting updates. Till then!

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So Much Better News Round Up w/b 21 October 2013

WOW - Vint Cerf in Buenos Aires (Internet's Dad & Google's Chief Internet Evangelist)The online marketing world is constantly changing so here’s some news items, articles and opinions which caught our eye over the last week.

When Not Completing Things Might Be Good For Your Blog http://bit.ly/19TfSJY [interesting read!]

3 Free Twitter Tools to Schedule Tweets http://bit.ly/1ar9PsJ [what do you use?]

The Perks of Inbox Zero http://bit.ly/19Tg9MS [is this even possible?]

Get Ready for More ‘Interest-Based’ Facebook Ads in Your News Feed http://bit.ly/19TgfnS [hmmmm]

9 Absolutely Petrifying Places on the Internet http://bit.ly/1ara2w6 [dear oh dear]

Twitter Feature Lets You DM Those Not Following You http://bit.ly/1ara9Ib [my DMs are very spammy these days :(]

How To Optimize For Facebook’s News Feed Algorithm http://bit.ly/19TgyPl

8 Innovative LinkedIn Marketing Campaigns http://bit.ly/19TgXkT

Twitter Adds Scheduled Tweets for Advertisers Only http://bit.ly/19ThjrT [interesting news]

How Social Data Changes Everything We Know About Marketing Strategies http://bit.ly/19Thpzu [certainly does!]

So, that’s our industry news round up for this week – see you again next time!

Online Marketing World: Using Google+ and tips for e-commerce success

Twitter tweets from Alison Rothwell And it’s time again for my top 10 Tweets from last week. These are all worth sharing! If you missed these cool tips, you can follow me on Twitter

Here’s How Hugh Howey (Bestselling Author of Wool) Writes http://bit.ly/16Rjff5 [have you read Wool?]

7 Ways to Stay Inspired and Avoid Bloggers Burn Out http://bit.ly/16RiYJb

Five Baby Steps to Escape Your Comfort Zone http://bit.ly/16b6yQy [how to live life to the full]

How to Use Google+ for Social Media Contests http://bit.ly/1bqYxeC [cool tips!]

3 Questions to Ask When Facing Fear [And Why Wobbly Courage Is Enough] http://bit.ly/1bqYoI4

DISCUSS: Which Social Network Sends Your Blog the Most Traffic? http://bit.ly/172WPIS [Twitter for me – and you?]

How To Add Philanthropy To Your Business And Create A Win-Win http://bit.ly/172Wy8M

How to Ensure Your Future Blog Posts Are Popular http://bit.ly/1eZkJwQ

Five top tips for e-commerce success http://bit.ly/19Y0A4s [Good tips!]

How to Embed a Google+ Post on Your Blog: http://bit.ly/15GkCmQ [my latest video]

 

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Top 10 Tweets this week: All about Pinterest and creating an Annual Marketing Calendar

twitter-logoHere’s my Top 10 Tweets from last week for all of you. These are all great for retweeting! If you missed these goodies, you can follow me on Twitter

6 Cool, Unconventional Uses for Tennis Balls http://bit.ly/19r1JSx

How to Make Your Day Last Longer http://bit.ly/1dO3RZz

7 Basic Features Every Good Web Host Should Offer http://bit.ly/1dO4Atx

How to Create Dramatic Content http://bit.ly/1dO4X7s

Have You Got a Pinterest Business Account Yet? http://bit.ly/17NP0bn

How to Create an Annual Marketing Calendar http://bit.ly/17NP8rh

INFOGRAPHIC: The Ultimate Complete Final Social Media Sizing Cheat Sheet http://bit.ly/15d25MX [this is an amazing resource]

New Facebook Contest and Promotion Rules, What Marketers Need to Know | Social Media Examiner http://sco.lt/5oFdvF

Facebook Nail Polish Exists (And It’s Blue, Obviously) http://huff.to/17oim0Q [got blue toes at the mo – love this shade!]

How to Create a Cool Pinterest Business Board http://sco.lt/59pg25

Top 10 Tweets this week: SEO Checklist For Startup Websites and other hot tips

arsp_051Featuring my Top 10 Tweets from last week. All are really nice for retweeting! If you missed these cool tweets, you can follow me on Twitter

The Blogger Dashboard: Google Analytics for Writers http://bit.ly/14nX5B8 [helpful tips]

Why You Need to Become an “Independent Publisher” http://bit.ly/1ebzfzJ [agreed!]

“If you don’t start, you can’t fail” http://bit.ly/16Rx9Bd [good read]

Ten Advantages of E-book Readers http://bit.ly/17WK5ZB [I admit I was reluctant]

You Can’t Resist This Three-Legged Kitten Wearing Tiny Hats http://bit.ly/17WKifc [and I’m more of a dog person!]

20 Top Travel Apps and Tools http://bit.ly/19r0qmn [very cool – use most of these]

47 Things You Can Do To Make Your Life Simple http://bit.ly/19r0x1s [nice tips]

SEO Checklist For Startup Websites http://bit.ly/1dO2TMI

Google+ Hangouts: What Marketers Need to Know to Get Started http://bit.ly/1dO3u14

Facebook-Flavored Ice Cream Is a Real Thing http://bit.ly/19r1GG9

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Top 10 Tweets this week: Create Things that People Love and other interesting topics

Twitter tweets for Alison RothwellMy Top 10 Tweets for the past week. All are really nice for retweeting! If you missed these cool tweets, you can follow me on Twitter

“10 Ways to Annihilate Fear”  http://bit.ly/17wYycv [makes you think]

“Remember When Nokia Also Made Paper, Galoshes and Gas Masks?”  http://bit.ly/17wYsBL [good read]

“Restaurants and Retailers Fight Patent Trolls”  http://bit.ly/18Ac9wC [good read]

“If Girls Were Internet Browsers [Photo]”  http://bit.ly/1eaQm4z [snort!]

“11 Shocking Google Earth Before-and-After Photos”  http://bit.ly/1dDeXQW [another reason why I love GE]

“How to Create Things that People Love”  http://bit.ly/17wYBFi [again if you love what you do…]

“12 GIFs With Unexpected Endings to Surprise Your Senses”  http://bit.ly/17BO0a5 [cool]

“11 Pieces of Eerie Glitch Art”  http://bit.ly/1eaQcu6 [do not adjust your eyes]

“Mary Queen of Shops: I’ve taken a bashing for my country”  http://bit.ly/175zfxc [Mary is my girl crush]

“9 Link Building Lessons We Learned As Kids”  http://bit.ly/17wYIAB [love it!]

Top 10 Tweets this week: Facebook Embeddable Posts For WordPress and More…

arsp_040Here’s my Top 10 Tweets recently. All are very informative and interesting! If you missed these goody tweets, you can follow me on Twitter

Heartwarming Photos Spotlight Therapy Llamas Spreading Smiles http://bit.ly/1dQLphd [how cute!]

Ultimate Guide to Creating Amazing Content that Draws Readers Into Your Blog http://bit.ly/140cZHb [advice on pillar content]

Facebook Embeddable Posts For WordPress http://bit.ly/1dQKZre [nifty]

Google Gets 5,000 Reconsideration Requests Per Week http://bit.ly/154Htm6 [am I surprised?]

“Facebook News Feed Updates: How Marketers Should Respond to Story Bump”  http://bit.ly/1eaQC3E [good read]

Google Announces Android 4.4 Will Be Called ‘KitKat’ http://bit.ly/14VNZzm…]

‘Downton Abbey’ Season 4 Trailer Hints at New Romance, Heartbreak http://bit.ly/17608RP [hmmmmm]

22 Creative Uses of Balloons You Ever Dreamed Possible http://bit.ly/14VO71T [snicker]

8 Ways You Can Travel The World http://bit.ly/15B9P6L [coolio]

“24 Crucial Life Lessons From ‘Orange Is the New Black'”  http://bit.ly/18AbsU7 [reading the book at the mo]

 
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Top 10 Tweets this week: How to Wake up in the Morning and some good reads

The Art of TwitterHere’s my Top 10 Tweets recently. All are very informative and interesting! If you missed these good tip tweets, you can follow me on Twitter

How to Wake up in the Morning http://bit.ly/12e70qJ

“Google Logo Kicks Off The 100th Tour de France”  http://bit.ly/1cAb1M3 [love google logos]

“‘The Wizard of Oz’ Like You’ve Never Seen Before: In Legos”  http://bit.ly/1cAaTMg [love it!]

“LinkedIn Adds New Features: This Week in Social Media”  http://bit.ly/1cAaCcu [good read]

“An Edible Garden: Cooking and Baking with Flowers”  http://bit.ly/1aXfiuY [i ate a pansy last week]

“The Facebook Keyboard Shortcut Cheat Sheet”  http://bit.ly/12xGyIp [good read]

“How to Defeat the Dreaded Fuzzy Brain”  http://bit.ly/17KhW8D [good read]

“Mumsnet: Justine Roberts and Carrie Longton”  http://bit.ly/17KhQ0u [good read]

The Disadvantages of Working From Home http://bit.ly/18bbV3N [thought provoking infograph]

Read one of my articles over at Giant Potential http://bit.ly/18bbwhK

 

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Top 8 Tweets this week: How to Simplify Your Social Monitoring and more tips

Here’s my  Top 8 Tweets from last week. Enjoy and share to everyone! If you missed these cool tweets, you can follow me on Twitter

How to Simplify Your Social Monitoring http://bit.ly/T7QC9x [what do you use at the moment?]

5 Tips for Creating Pinterest Images That People Love to Share http://bit.ly/T7QneB [loving Pinterest at the Mo’]

4 Ways to Profit From LinkedIn http://bit.ly/S9VluE [some good tips here!]

Claim Your New Pinterest Business Page Today http://bit.ly/T7PO4l [I’ve claimed mine – have you?] http://bit.ly/T7PO4o

Is a Kick-Ass Blog Worth the Trouble? http://bit.ly/S9U9at [great tips]

Be the best in the business after winning an Online Marketing Support from So Much Better http://on.fb.me/YRIbEn

The Cleverest Ways to Use Dropbox That You’re Not Using http://bit.ly/RPlr63 [Love these tips]

The Five Fs blog: Christmas cupcakes from Pryces http://bit.ly/RJTJYb > thanks @kateab

 

 

 

 

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Top 10 Tweets this week: The Brand New Printed Smashing Book and some good tips!

Twitter Tweets for Alison RothwellIndulge yourself with my Top 10 Tweets from last week, they’re perfect for retweeting! If you missed these cool tweets, you can follow me on Twitter

Pre-Order Now And Save 20%: The Brand New Printed Smashing Book: “The Mobile Book” http://bit.ly/RI3PV3

“it’s time to be thinking about all the different ways you could be making more sales which are NOT related to Google.” http://bit.ly/S8bLla

My Essential Mac Setup http://bit.ly/S83SMK [wow more stuff for me to try !]

Twitter Users Donate Five Million LOLs to Donald Trump’s Announcement http://bit.ly/RI4VQP

Everything You Need to Know About Apple’s New Products http://bit.ly/RI7kLk

Local SEO : Don’t Get Caught Out NAPping! http://bit.ly/S03Arh via @alisonrothwell

Meeting expectations http://bit.ly/RW0p3P [Thought provoking]

Five tasks that you should outsource to grow your business http://bit.ly/RW0jJp [key to bizz success]

Entrepreneurship: Is it really worth the risk? [INFOGRAPHIC] http://bit.ly/RW054X

Why your business needs a website http://bit.ly/RVZWOU [can’t believe this is still a question for peeps!]