As a social media marketer, consultant, husband, and leader at my church, my time is very precious to me. I try to make it a priority to spend my time doing things that will have a positive impact on the goals I am currently striving towards. Over the years I have found a few digital tools and apps that help to keep me on track and boost my productivity. These tools have helped me stay on the path towards my goals, collaborate with others, and increase my proficiency. The following tools are all FREE so you can download them and try them out to see if they work for you.
Below is an elaboration on an amazing Infographic from Copyblogger on the essential ingredients every blog post should have.
The following is an excerpt from Seth Godin’s book: Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us. I found this section very enlightening because when it comes to leading your followers to action it boils down to the picture you paint as to why your cause, change or movement is needed.
As you may already know, social media is no longer a luxury for businesses and organizations, it’s pretty much a necessity. That being said, you shouldn’t leave your social media marketing efforts to just anyone. They should possess certain traits and skills to ensure you get the maximum return on your digital marketing strategy. Here are the top 7 traits of highly effective social media specialists:
I spent 3 full days at Hubspot‘s Inbound 2013 conference this past week and learned a lot about Inbound Marketing and how it can be used to affect the world in a positive way. Charity: Water, a nonprofit devoted to working in over 20 developing countries around the world, bringing clean water to people in need, had a large presence at the conference where they told their story and elaborated on how inbound marketing helped them make a significant impact.
One of my passions is how to improve productivity in my everyday life. There is a sense of fulfillment that comes when we become more efficient with the short amount of time that we have been given. Therefore, we have the responsibility to make the most out of our lives, including the day to day. I have listed 5 tips below to help increase your productivity and take back your time! Let’s begin, shall we?
The Right Thought plus the Right People in the Right Environment at the Right Time for the Right Reason = the Right Result
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.’ We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people will not feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone and as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give others permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
A Return to Love: Reflections on the Principles of "A Course in Miracles" (HarperOne; Reissue edition, 1996)
One of the primary objectives of any Facebook page should increasing the click-through rate and engagement with their target audience.