Top Marketing Blogs This Week: Improving Productivity, Creating Valuable Content And More

Top Marketing Blogs This Week: Improving Productivity, Creating Valuable Content And More

Roundup time, and that means some great marketing and business blogs that you can sink your teeth into. Most of these fantastic authors have been featured here before and for good reason. They’re all smart and insightful and they alternately inspire and educate. I hope you find something here to enjoy.

Devan Perine6 Weird Things That Will Improve Your Productivity

Written by Devan Perine

Yep, I’m a sucker for titles like this. I want to know: Really? How weird can something be? I also want to know how to be more productive because, well, who doesn’t? Devan delivers some fun and weirdness, too, with a couple of things you can actually insert into your day effortlessly… especially #4, which I won’t give away except to say… yes, please! See which one of these helps perk you up most.

Read the article at enmast.com and follow Devan on Twitter @devanmarie 

Kaarina DillaboughHave You Let What You Do Define You?

Written by Kaarina Dillabough

Kaarina is a thinker and her posts always inspire me to do the same. I guess you could say that’s just a bit of how I define her! In this post she makes the point that when someone asks us what we do, we automatically answer with our job titles. And yet we are so much more and should avoid defining ourselves so narrowly. I couldn’t put it more eloquently, so I’ll just quote Kaarina here: “Today, see yourself as a human being, not a human doing.”

Read the article at kaarinadillabough.com and follow Kaarina on Twitter @KDillabough

Jessica AnnHow To Drive Targeted Traffic To Your Brand

Written by Jessica Ann

Everyone wants to make friends and win business. But attracting the right kind of people is not always easy. First it takes knowing who you want to attract… then how… and then you’ve got to keep ’em around. No worries, Jessica shares a great summary of how to do all that. From the content you create to the image you portray, this post will help you get your ducks in a row so you can find, inspire and even entertain your business audience.

Read the article at jessicaannmedia.com and follow Jessica on Twitter @itsjessicann 

Ryan Hanley7 Simple Tips For Creating Valuable Content Every Day Your Clients Actually Want

Written by Ryan Hanley

In this post Ryan wants to know: are you creating too much content? But wait, there’s a catch. “Too much” has nothing to do with “how often”. Sounds counterintuitive but when you listen to Ryan (and I mean listen, there’s a video that accompanies this post, too) you will understand why even some content can be “too much” if it’s the wrong kind of content.

Read the article at ryanhanley.com and follow Ryan on Twitter @RyanHanley_Com

Amy VernonDear Amy: The #SMEtiquette Of The Mass Unfollow

Written by Amy Vernon

Real-world relationships can be tricky enough to navigate. Now online relationships add a whole new dimension to our paranoia – who likes me, who doesn’t, am I saying the right thing, am I doing the right thing? Plus the whole mess of who/when/why to friend/fan/follow. That’s why I found Amy’s post interesting – it addresses the etiquette – and angst – of following and unfollowing people online. If you occasionally wonder how to handle your various online connections, you’ll appreciate this one.

Read the article at amyvernon.net and follow Amy on Twitter @amyvernon

I hope your week ends well and that you find some time to relax this weekend!