ICYMI: Kicking up our productivity in January
Our social media feeds in January focused on tools, habits and resources we found across the web to help you do what you’re already doing — but better.
- Make your Monday as productive as Tuesday with advice from Fast Company: Hold off on scheduling meetings on Monday morning and prep your work calendar for the upcoming week before clocking out on Friday.
- Get a better grasp on your Twitter stream with a roundup of “10 insanely useful, free Twitter tools for nonprofits” from Kivi Leroux Miller’s nonprofit communications blog. The list includes standbys like Hootsuite and Storify, and the tool that needs a place in your next email newsletter: ClickToTweet.
- Among the arts marketing resources out there, the Internet Project from Pew Research is a tool to remember when making recommendations to improve your and your clients’ presence online. Analysis pieces like “News Use Across Social Media Platforms” give you the national research on the demographics of news readers between social media networks.
- The “7 (More) Reasons Why No One is Reading Your Blog” post from ExploreB2B is a blog post that we read through to the end. Pitfalls we’ve seen: not making your blog findable and promoting your own excellent content once it’s published. A Chicago Tribune article titled “The future of arts journalism?” questions an arts organization taking its brand journalism beyond blogging with a look at the Chicago Symphony’s launch of a new online magazine. The question is far from answered but is an important discussion about whether this approach is an innovative solution or part of the problem.
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