Happy Social Media Saturday! Listed below are links to interesting things I found on the web this week: cool tools, great blog articles, memorable Tweets – anything that stuck out to me and I think is worth sharing. I encourage you to check them out for yourself.
Blog Post: How to Use a Manifesto to Spread your Blog’s Message – Ever since I read Chris Guillebeau’s manifesto, 279 Days to Overnight Success, I’ve been inspired to create one for my own blog. The way that it communicated the message of his blog, packaged in an attractive, shareable, valuable asset that cemented his place as a niche leader, was enough to make this blogger gush. After nine months of blogging I decided to create a manifesto for my blog. I can honestly say it was one of the best things I’ve done.
Blog Post: How to Optimize Your Social Profiles – While you might be optimizing your website for search and participating in social media, are you optimizing your social efforts for search? Looking at four of the main social networks; Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube, here are some tactics to implement for each profile.
Blog Post: How To Get Early Access To ‘Skype Education’ Right Now – Attention early adopter teachers! Did you know Skype is rolling out an education-centric version of their videoconferencing software? The hot new service is now accepting pre-registrations so be sure to hop over there immediately. It’s free and could be the beginning of something big for distance education around the world.
Cinch – the easiest way to record and share audio on the web.
Bumper Twit – share your Twitter ID on the road.
Have fun checking these out and let me know what you think in the comments section below.