Ahhh ... August. The dog days of summer. The end of the line for vacations and playing hooky.
As the temps get higher and the days - sadly - get shorter, our attention spans begin to suffer, BUT our favorite bloggers still manage to hold our attention with stories and insights that keep our brain cells busy.
We hope you enjoy this week's pick of the crop.
Have a great weekend and we'll see you on the other side!
P.S. In case you haven't checked it out yet, we'd like to offer a friendly reminder that we recently published our very first Savvy Sisters ebook: 60 Savvy B2B Marketing Inspirations. The book offers a fun and informative compilation of quotes from the past three years of the Savvy B2B Marketing blog - organized and illustrated for your browsing pleasure. It's free - no strings attached - and we'd love for you to download your copy today. :)
Find out which days are best for Tweeting, how hashtags and Tweet length impact engagement, and the power of a RT request.
If you're a tech marketer, you'll want to check out this list of the industry's PR movers and shakers.
Want to know the difference? This quick-and-easy infographic breaks it down for you. Boom!
More story-related goodness - tips on how to tell a story that hooks and engages your reader.
Throwing my own hat into the story theme of the week - here's my take on why (and how) story makes marketing magic.
Interesting musings about how social media creates more intimate brand/customer connections ... and how those connections come with the same kind of emotional baggage as person-to-person relationships.
Exhaustive but well-organized and helpful plan.
Excellent, sensible, actionable tips.
Are you tweeting at the right time to optimize your clicks and retweets?