Brilliant Blog Posts that are “must-read” because they provide practical, actionable advice can be hard to find amongst all the noise online.
Here are 5 must-read blog posts that highlight some seriously good “must-read” Blog Posts. Sit back and add these to your must-read list. The hard work has been done for you.
#1 31 Must-Read Social Media Blog Posts [Social Media Examiner]
Cindy King and Social Media Examiner have done it again. Not just because they have produced yet another list post about great posts (this should keep me busy!)….but because they asked their own writers to contribute their Top Blog Post of the Year. Now that, I love. Crowd Sourcing your own writing team is something that Social Media Examiner does well, with everything from Prediction Posts to List Posts. Such clever “social proof”. In this case, a simple article recommendation from each writer has really brought together a mixed bag that is full of stellar posts. Take your time enjoying this one – I am sure it will be one to bookmark!
#2 13 Awesome Articles Every Online Marketer Must Read [The Online Marketing Rookie]
This post grabbed my attention initially because of being alerted to #10 (my guest post on Amy Porterfield's site). So I was instantly chuffed. That aside, there are some great posts in here by the Online Marketing Rookie, Lillian Leon. I like this post because it has a mix of “must-read” posts – including infographic, how-to and list posts. The 13 Awesome articles touch on everything from tools to psychology to Pinterest, to SEO, blogging and wordpress plugins. A real mixed bag, and worth bookmarking or saving in Evernote! PS Being a Copywriter in a former life, the Online Marketing Rookie is definitely passing “Rookie” status very quickly, with some excellent blog posts. I would highly recommend scrolling through some of her own posts on the site.
#3 20+ Resources to Help You Achieve Your Professional New Year's Resolutions [The Social Craft]
This post really caught my eye as it has brought together some great resources and posts from 2012. I was again grateful to be alerted of our inclusion in this post – can you spot Socially Sorted? …one of my favourite posts of the year.
#4 Must-Read Marketing Blogs of 2012 [Infographic] – [Pardot.com]This post really blew my mind with its simplicity. You all know that I am a huge fan of awesome visual marketing and strategies to leverage the shift to using visual social media….well this is my perfect type of post – a list of the Must-Read Marketing Blogs in “pictures”. I just love that they have coded each blog according to categories using icons. Another great visual marketing win! Technically it is not a blog post about specific blog posts but… it is a blog post about the best blogs where you will find the best must-read blog posts. So I just had to include it. Some of these blogs I love already… and some I can't wait to check out very soon!
Read the full article here. or click on the image below to enlarge the infographic on your screen.
Embedded from the Pardot Blog
#5 Top 20 Social Media Marketing Articles 2012 [Social Media Examiner]
Another great list of Social Media Examiner's Most Popular Posts from 2012. A no-brainer really. If you have been living under a rock and missed the majority of their posts last year, then be sure to check out this “done for you” summary.
That's it. No fluff. Just great, articles, already curated for YOU! What is your favourite blog post from 2012? List it below to share with us all (yes, it can be your own!)…just in case I missed a couple.
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