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Tweet Late, Email Early, and Don’t Forget About Saturday
The opinions about what works best on what day and at what hour — regarding social media — are endless. Two “experts” will give you five answers. One remedy for this comedy of errors is to make use of data, which is exactly what Mr. Phelps (through Mr. Zarrella) presents in this article.


How Luther Went Viral: A 16th Century Social Media Strategy
Martin Luther’s now famous blog post 95 Theses on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences used a very crude content management system — a nail, a piece of paper, and a church door. Do not discount this publishing act as a 500-year-old curiosity, the successful spread of Luther’s message has much to teach us about our own social, multimedia world.


8 Content Marketing Articles You Should Have Read in 2011
The term “Content Marketing” has nearly gone household. But that’s meaningless compared to what executing a smart content marketing strategy can do for your business or ideas. Here’s 8 important content marketing articles you should’ve gotten around to last year, but might have missed.


Malcolm Gladwell on Late Bloomers
If you’ve ever despaired that you’ve missed the bus, that the sands of time have passed too far through your hourglass, or that you’ll lose your mind the next time you read an article about a 20-something CEO who’s built the hottest startup in the valley… take courage. If you are a late bloomer in business or in life, you are in good company. Very good company indeed.


8 Email Strategies for Your Business
Mr. Keath provides a supremely helpful overview of 8 basic email marketing strategies, as well as the pros and cons of each. If you’re thinking about email, you’ll want to read this rundown first.


How to Generate One Year Worth of Content Ideas in One Hour
It’s common to run into seemingly unbelievable headlines on the internet. Sensation draws a crowd. This is not one of those headlines. Mr. Alsopp makes a death-defying claim from atop a high wire, and then fully delivers on that promise in this stunningly useful article.


How to Get Good at Making Money
Pragmatic advice from a man who has proven he knows how to bring home the bacon.


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Reader Comments (22)

  1. says

    The link regarding when to post and tweet is one that appeals to me. This is something that has been debated to death but still has many possible answers. Maybe it will give me a better understanding and help me get my content to more people. :)

  2. says

    Great list. I really like the description of the last link you listed in this post, Robert – I considered it’s the sentence of viral marketing.

  3. says

    Great articles!

    The Malcolm Gladwell article has re-nenergized this soon-to-be 55 year old; the “How I generated one years worth of content ideas in one hour…” article and the J Fried article on learning how to make money gave me nuts and bolts to go forward.

    Thanks for sharing!

  4. says

    Thanks for this list. I love the link about Martin Luther’s blog post; I haven’t checked it out yet but I will. What caught my interest is how far we’ve come technology-wise from the nail and the Church door. Yet in terms of human nature, I’d say we are still very much the same.

  5. says

    Hi Robert,
    Thanks for all the links that directed me to right-side. and specially i liked the 8 content marketing links of 2011. i love all those 8 links and specially the JB(Justin Bieber) Image LoLzzz…

    Thanks For all the links…. :)

  6. says

    That Jason Fried is one smart dude. His Making Money piece is a big help to me now that I’m starting to think about monetization. His advice on bootstrapping makes me feel good that I’m not trying to fund my blog (much) to get it going…well, my Genesis theme excepted :-).

  7. says

    Loved that article from Malcolm Gladwell. Great perspective on the development of creative potential. There’s hope for us old dogs!

  8. says

    Love the information regarding selling, people don’t care just about facts and features of a product. That really does resonate for me. Thanks nice nugget of info.

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