Sunday, Sunday, Sunday inbound marketing nation! Welcome to Sunday's Inbound Marketing Highlights with Mike and Roman. It's the last weekend of July? Back to school sections are already showing up in stores?? Oh my.
Our articles this week:
- Why writing newsletters is awesome (and hard)
- 10 Insights on How to Attract More Traffic with Distinctive Writing
- Foursquare's App Debuts A New Look—But You Can't Download It Yet
- American Users Spend An Average Of 40 Minutes Per Day On Facebook
- The Internet Should Have Killed Weird Al. It Only Made Him Stronger
Why writing newsletters is awesome (and hard) - Owen Williams
Email still works. And works well. Good insights here on getting your newsletter read and promoted. Hint - get people other than you to say it's cool and a useful read.
The always wise Jeff Bullas offers valuable tips on writing in your own distinctive style. After all, why would you want to be like everyone else?
Foursquare check-ins and location based information will be moving to Swarm while Foursquare will focus on review-based information and try to take on Yelp. Not sure that's the best plan. But it's a plan.
40 minutes a day on Facebook? Kill your personal Facebook account and get part of your life back pappy. Regardless of where you prefer to spend your time online, this article serves a good reminder to learn where most of your prospective customers spend their time - and go there (and offer good content).
So a guy who became famous because of MTV videos and record albums now is set to have a No.1 album - without MTV videos and record albums. A good read on how to stay relevant over three decades and release 8 nearly viral videos in 8 days.
Enjoy your day inbounder - see you here next week! Inbound 4 EVA!