Happy Friday! Check out these communications-related items from the past week or so. (I’m not including the big stories that we’ve probably all seen.)
12 great business
books coming out soon
My friend Mitch Joel has compiled a list of business books coming soon to a bookstore or e-reader near you.
Lessons and stats
from six years of blogging
PR pro Gini Dietrich generously shares her blogging failures and successes. It was all worth it; her Spin Sucks is a must-read today.
How to use Google
Hangouts for business
Have you done a Google Hangout yet? I’m finding them great for video meetings. This blog post outlines the business reasons for using this technology.
Four reasons to not autopost
I’m not a big fan of autoposting on social media platforms. That’s why I was happy to see this post. Last year I blogged about the reasons to keep your updates separate; I think my reasoning is still valid.
Seven reasons to plan
extra time into your speech
I’ve always maintained that no one will complain if you finish your presentation early. Here are some more reasons to leave extra time when planning your speech.
11 keys to writing a
book when you have no time to write a book
Great tips in this post; I should pay attention to them as I work on my own book!
Social media is not
Yes, this is my own post on this topic. Too often people believe that social media is a cure-all. It’s not!
commercial I’ve ever seen
It’s the start of the three-day Labour/Labor Day weekend in North America, when many will imbibe hops and barley. Here’s the only beer commercial I’ve ever laughed at. Now this is the way to communicate your brand value!
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