It’s been awhile since I shared a Fab Five Friday but here we go! My brain is on overload from all the smart and energetic speakers I heard this week at a conference. I wanted to share a few people that I met and enjoyed. Here’s five fantastic articles that will get you thinking and help you in your social media marketing.
1. Derek Halpern of Social Triggers
3 steps to selling more (the secret? eliminate the ahscrewits) Damn, his videos are good.
2. Jay Baer of Convince and Convert
“Content cannot be measured with a single metric, because no one data point can successfully or satisfactorily tell you whether your program is working. Instead, you need to create an array of metrics that are selected from four primary buckets”
3. Dave Kerpen of Likeable Media
“Amongst the many online conversations I have with people each day, one of the key questions I get asked is: How do you keep up? I’m on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Quora, Foursquare, Slideshare, Instagram, Vine and Google+. And yet everyday, there is something new coming out, a new social network to pay attention to or new features of the current popular ones. And everyday, it seems like there are more people on social media, more content to be consumed and shared, and more people to reply to. So how in the world can you keep up with it all, and stand out amongst all of the noise? It’s about using the right tools.”
4. Beth Hayden of Copyblogger
“Content curation is still the name of the game with Pinterest. People who do well on Pinterest (and develop a huge following) are good curators, which means they select the best content in their field, and share it on well-organized, attractive boards.”
5. Rebekah Radice
” Finding a creative space to organize thoughts and capture ideas is a necessity for anyone eager to simplify the writing process and eliminate the stress and aggravation centered on and around content creation.”
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