Have the last couple of weeks seemed plagued by technical snafus and miscommunications? Have you found yourself frequently baffled by someone's inablity to understand your point of view, or your own difficulty making sense of someone else's chatter? Well, fear not. We've been in Mercury retrograde, but it ends today.
Despite the celestial havoc, there are a few people who were still able to get their messags out loud and clear. Here they are - in no particular order - our picks for this week's most informative and thought-provoking posts.
The Savvy Sisters
20 Best Marketing And Social Media Blogs By Women
Looking for smart women to follow? Check out this list by Forbes.
What is Webbiquity? How to Be Everywhere Online - by @TomPick
If you are looking to use SEO, social media, interactive PR, online reputation management to make your organization ubiquitous on the web, check out this new blog by Tom Pick.
B2B Mobile Marketing: A 10-Step Starter Guide for Marketers Integrating Mobile into the B2B Marketing Mix - by @cksays
As the title suggests, this is a great resource for marketers who want to get started in mobile marketing.
How Do You Get Your Arms Around the 'Brave New World' of B2B Marketing? Where Do You Start? - by @abneedles
Adam Needles encourages B2B marketers to return to the basics - and points the way.
There is Only One Objective in Social Media: Create Learning Networks - by @Ckochster
Lest you've forgotten, Chris Koch reminds us what this social media thing is really all about. (Check out the comments for more good thoughts.)
What Really Affects Behavior? - by @ConversationAge
Valeria Maltoni helps us understand how marketers can apply their understanding of human behavior to organize information in ways that simplify the buying process.
How to Avoid Social Media Crash Landings - by @basebot
John Bottom of the Beyond blog provides a 7-stage process for gently (and safely!)leading reluctant clients into the world of social media. Great tips on how to gradually integrate social tactics without risking the bad decisions that often plague those who jump in with both feet.
5 Hottest Ways to Use Customer Stories in 2010 - by @casey_hibbard
A good story is compelling, memorable, and very sharable. Casey Hibbard shares tips on how to leverage your customer success stories throughout the buying cycle.