Throughout the week, as I scour the Internet for effective business tools and truth, I casually stumble upon insightful writing. Still, I do realize, as an Internet marketer, time is a precious commodity.
Nonetheless, in order to grow into well-rounded entrepreneurs, we need to constantly educate ourselves. This is how we help others – this is how we build community.
As they say in the publishing world – you are what you read – and that’s exactly why I believe this week’s top 5 reads will benefit you and your business.
For Your Reading Pleasure
Productivity That Breeds Profits – Do you think being productive means finishing all the tasks listed on your to-do list? Tiffany Dow doesn’t think that is the case. Her recent post addressed this mindset and made me take inventory of my beliefs.
I believe it will help you shine a light on your beliefs, too. Read this insightful post to get a second opinion (and maybe change yours) as it relates to your to-do list and productivity schedule.
What Can Spiderman Teach Us About Online Marketing? – You might chuckle, disbelieving that a superhero can teach you about strategic marketing, but Amanda Thomas shared a shrewd report.
Do yourself a favor, hop over to her website and get the scoop on how her spidery friend does his marketing and branding. You never know, you might prosper from his comical antics. 🙂
Why Blog? – 7 Reasons Why I Think Business Blogging Is The Bees Knees – Jan Kearney of “My Local Business Online” speaks my language as she discusses blogging and how it affects your ability to build long-term relationships. If you’re struggling with the decision of whether or not to start (and continue) blogging – read Jan’s take on the matter.
5 Steps To Becoming An Authority In Your Industry On Social Media – Sue Worthington has a pulse on social media trends. In her article she identifies what every entrepreneur needs if they want to succeed across multiple social media platforms.
If it is your desire to convey that you’re the TOP authority within a niche – you need exposure and plenty of it. Social media can help you “pump up the volume” to reach the masses. Sue tells you how, so go read and thank me later!
How To Build Your First Blog – A Getting Started Guide – James Dyson is well-known for his OptimizePress program, but he also shares solid advice on how to build your first blog.
If you’re a blogger, continued education is key if you anticipate using it as an effective tool for your business. Disregard the sections that don’t apply to you, but don’t shrug off the golden nuggets he openly shares in the beginning.
There you have it, my top 5 weekly picks to help increase your education about Internet marketing. As you have time, peruse these valuable pieces of information. The authors strive to write these pieces for our learning pleasure. Don’t let them go to waste.
See you in the next edition!
Now it’s your turn. What type of marketing education do you need? Leave a comment below and let me know!
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