Some of the articles covering the news highlights and Blogging tips to read this weekend.
Blogging / Social Networking Tips
- How to Manage What Job Recruiters See About You Via Social Media : (Stay on Search) The article is must read for Job Seekers as it equips them with basics of Online Reputation Management.
- Measuring and Monitoring Online Reputation: What, Why, and How : (Problogger) This article is more of extension for above article, but introduces us to nitty-gritty of Online Reputation Management.
- 8 Elements That Make A Great SaaS Website : (KISSmetrics) A must read article for Bloggers and Owners of SaaS websites. The tips given in this articles apply well for blogs and product websites too.
- Too Many Social Media Sharing Buttons Make Your Site Less Social : (Search Engine Journal) This article discusses how social sharing buttons reduce site performance as well as reduce social sharing.
- 9 Elements of the Perfect Post : (Problogger) This article hits right on different elements of blog and how to get those elements right.
- Commenting Ethics: How to Leave Your Online Comments The Proper Way : (We Blog Better) This article details about ethics part of commenting and goes on to explain anatomy of good useful comments.
- How to Weave a Story that Instantly Captivates Your Audience : (Copyblogger) This article details about story telling, one of the prominent thing every blogger must possess.
- Why “The Fold” Is A Myth – And Where To Actually Put Your Calls To Action : (KISSmetrics) This article details about where to put Call To Action units based on service.
- Tips for integrating Documents in the Cloud into your life : (Giga Om) A simple article on different add-on tools to extend our productivity using iCloud.
Leadership and Human Endowments
- Lessons with 9/11: How to live without regret : (Penelope Trunk Blog) An inspiring article on how to cope up when disaster strikes.
- Creativity : (Om Malik Blog) An article on releasing our creative potential, and dynamics of myth called “attention to detail”.
- Success : (Om Malik Blog) If you really what to know what “Delusion of success” is, Then this article is must read for you.
- Tim Berners-Lee: Remember the ethos of the web : (Om Malik Blog) Geeky excerpts of Ethos of World Wide Web said by Sir Tim Berners-Lee.
Strategic Aspects of Tech Industry
- Context is the new battleground between Android and iOS : (Scobleizer) This article actually a excerpt of Robert Scoble’s upcoming book on Contextual Computing. It details about contextual powers of iOS as well as Google’s Project Glass.
- Did you hear that? A billion smartphones shipping by 2016 : (Giga Om) With Apple selling off its iPhone inventory in hours of opening the preorders, If you are wondering where the smartphone industry is heading, this article is for you.
- HP CEO Meg Whitman says “we have to ultimately offer a smartphone” : (The Verge) Finally HP awakens to the reality of smartphones are the future computers.
- Microsoft employees to receive free Surface RT, Windows Phone 8, and new Windows 8 PC : (The Verge) Nice to hear that windows 8 will have default users too.