Some of my favorite reads of the week

Top Reads of the week  (Friday 5/6/2011)

Reads for the week

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Every day I usually spend about 30-60 minutes reviewing my news feeds of blogs that I find useful and full of good information on either marketing, social media, connecting and sometimes just great life tips.  Using an RSS Feed Reader like Google Reader or Feedly allows me to quickly and easily manage the information I view on a regular basis.

Here are a handful of the top reads for the week that I found valuable and useful:

How to understand Daily Active Users in Facebook Insights – good quick read on some data for your Facebook Page Activity

How I Organize Google Reader for Blog Commenting – Kristi Hines did a great job with this post sharing how she uses Google Reader to organize her RSS feeds and how she is now able to comment easily on blogs, even though she is following over 500 blogs.  I use a combination of Google Reader and Feedly to manage my feeds on a daily basis.

Successful Small Businesses Know the Best Marketing Strategy.  Do you? – This is a good article on how you should be managing your daily activities for marketing and blogging and keeping time wasters at bay

Facebook Allows @ Mention Tags of Friends to be Shortened – Facebook now allows you to tag others with just using their names in your post instead of the @ Mention method.  This post does a good job of covering this change

Time Management Secrets Every Entrepreneur Should know – Dr Mani shared a great post on time management secrets

3 Sites to Get Free News Related  Images – finding images for your blogs posts can sometimes be challenging – especially since you want to be sure to use an image you have the rights to use.  This is a great post with 3 sites that offer some options.

There were several great posts and pieces of information I read this week, however these are just a handful that I wanted to share with you today.

Have a wonderful week-end


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