With the end of the year slowly creeping up on us, we’re getting *very* excited about what’s coming in 2013.
We’ve been doing a lot of planning for the future, and we’ve also managed to squeeze in some great features this month, including: an amazing podcast interview featuring book launch advice from Tim Ferriss, a Project ABC Update, tons of webinars, and a handful of guest posts, too.
Now that November is nearly over, work days are becoming shorter and business productivity can feel a bit stunted – so this month’s Best of the Web is meant to jump-start your productivity for the final sprint until the (brief but) calm repose of the holidays…
So dive in, enjoy, and hang in there – the holidays are coming!
If you feel like your momentum has slowed, take a break and take in some motivation. Here is an inspirational article, a bit of humor, and two gems from YouTube that should perk you up a bit:
Every month, we try to keep our eyes peeled for up-and-coming marketing trends rising to the surface of the blogosphere. This month, we were especially intrigued by some pretty novel suggestions of unexpected media platforms that can be used to market your business.
I can’t think of anyone more qualified to be offering words of wisdom than a seasoned veteran. If you want solid, tried-and-true advice, here is some insight from people who have experience in their field:
If you’re a regular reader here, you know that an engaged audience is absolutely critical to the success of any small business. But without sharp and valuable content, your audience isn’t likely to give your website or blog a second look. Here’s some great advice about how to keep the sharp content coming, and your customers coming back for more.
Effective marketing strategy is equal parts art and science. It is important to be relatable if you want anyone to buy your products, but for things to be sustainable, you have to eventually look at the numbers and listen to what the data is telling you.
Hurricane Sandy and the U.S. presidential elections were in all of our hearts this past November, and they were also all over the news – and there have been several interesting insights about the ways that mainstream media has been borrowing from conventional marketing wisdom…
I want to extend an enormous “Thank you!” to all the bloggers who took the time to mention us this month on their website or blog. I hope you enjoy some of these interviews and kind mentions:
And, of course, a couple of guest posts from yours truly:
Did you read anything this month that you’d like to share? Leave a comment and let us know…