Weekly Round-Up | Vol. 86
The finest pickings
We always get a bit excited at Bluewire when we see big companies taking the plunge and embracing social media. But what’s even better is the personal aspect. Who wants to chat with a big ol’ company? What we want is to engage with the people within it. After all – they’re the ones that are going to know their stuff, right?
You can always count on Seth Godin for a touch of perspective amongst all the marketing noise. Here’s a cracking article about how “free” has its draw-cards but so does “price”. It is, after all, often a signal of quality. “There is no thrift store for content.” Bam!
There’s nothing worse than a bad joke. OK – there may be a few things. But still. Here, the word-master Glenn Murray takes a piece of poorly executed web copy and shows why it doesn’t work and how to make it work.
Because we all love a “how to”
Social Media Guidelines Template
If you've been involved in social media or real-time communications, you may have heard it is wise to have social media guidelines in place.