Do you have the most important virtue needed to make it online (or off)?
Do you know what your marketing gig may look like tomorrow? How about next year?
Also, Louis CK, Google+, and some of the best writing advice you’ll ever read — right here, right now, in The Lede.
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All right, on with it …
The Marketing Problem of Every Business
Are you throwing a desperate hail mary into a crowd of strangers, or regularly talking to friends that have come to know, like and trust you?
What’s Required of the Next Generation of Marketers
Basically, listen to Brian Clark when he talks about the rise of the Entreproducer. More on what that term means for you (and me) later.
Louis CK Goes His Own Way on the Web
You may think this an obvious choice for an internationally famous comedian with millions of fans and mainstream acceptance. I’d agree with you, it’s a choice that many of us (without a fraction of his mojo) have already made. Soon, this may be the only choice, no matter who you are.
Why Google+ Isn’t Going Away
Bilton’s take here is right on. Google is — and always has been — playing a much bigger game than anyone gives them credit for.
Writing Advice from History’s Most Prolific Authors
Sit back and soak this one in. Yes, this is advice from writers of fiction, but it’s all grist for the mill. Really.
14 Statistics About Word of Mouth Marketing
How easily we forget the old faithful and most effective marketing campaign of all — word of mouth.
The Secret of The Web
Probably the greatest blog post ever written regarding working on the web. Note the date of publication.
Did you miss anything on Copyblogger this week?
- Meditation and The Art of Writing
- The Ziggy Stardust Guide to Social Media Superstardom
- How Creating an Imaginary Friend Can make You a Better Writer
- Stalled Out With Your Online Marketing? This May Be All You Need to Move Forward
- 7 Ways to Create an Email Marketing Snowball Effect
About the Author: Robert Bruce is Copyblogger Media’s Chief Copywriter and Resident Recluse.