I had a productive and satisfying week and hope you did too. I kept to my schedule. I completed my month end contracted work 2 days in advance of the deadline. I used that time to clean up my computer files on all 3 computers preparatory to the big computer switch over, which was scheduled and cancelled once again. Being on call for the 3 computer switch over is nerve wracking because it means they must be ready to be carted off at a moment’s notice.
I published WordPress.com Multilingual Blogs in this blog and have another under article under development. I also published Islands of Sorrow, Oceans of Grief and Re-energizing After a Lay-Off in my personal blog. In my “free time” I speed read 267 blogs. Here are some selections I made for your weekend reading pleasure.
Americans Still Spend Far More Time On Facebook Than Other Social Media – The major trend this year has seen social media platforms attempting to monetize and build reliable long-term business models. New revenue streams have led to growth in social networks large and small.
4 Ways to Use Pinterest to Rank High in Search Engines – This post isn’t your traditional post about how to use Pinterest for marketing. Instead it will show you 4 ways that Pinterest can help you find link building opportunities.
How to Run a Poll on Google Plus – Learn a simple workaround that will help you conduct polls and surveys on your Google Plus profiles and business pages.
Using Twitter to Drive Traffic to Your Business Blog – Facebook and Twitter are currently the top-ranking social media sites, so considering your strategy on both sites is important.
Get the Most Out of your Kindle Reader with Free Tools – The Kindle toolkit is a comprehensive list of tools and tips that every Kindle owner should know about.
Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Real Estate Blog – Do you currently have a real estate blog (or are you thinking of starting one)? If you’ve been at this for a while, what has been the most challenging part for you? Note: There’s good advice for all bloggers in this article.
10 Super Smart People Talk Copywriting for Conversion – When it comes to writing persuasive copy, smart writers know that the devil is definitely in the details.
6 Ways to Get Others to Write Your Content – Over the last year, we’ve seen a lot of algorithm updates from Google that emphasized the importance of having unique content on a website.
The Long Term Impact of Evergreen Content – The beauty of well-written evergreen content is that it will continue to naturally attract visitors, links and social shares long after its initial publication and promotion. The thing to remember about measuring the success of your own evergreen content is that it takes time.