September Roundup: How to be Number One on Google, Audience and More

ID-10080598My August weekly roundups got me two things that I’m really appreciative of: more eyeballs on my blog and new connections with fellow marketers and writers.

Some peeps whom I constantly read may have been vacationing this summer, but others were still hard at work.

Since my plate is getting considerably full, as of September I opted for putting together a monthly roundup, that will include 10 of the most engaging, results oriented and inspiring posts I come across.

There were lots of them this month and my mission to choose the best 10 posts wasn’t easy!

Here they are:
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Weekly Roundup: On Infographics, Google+, Quality Content and More

ID-100144340This week’s roundup revolves around a series of marketing related posts — a real treat for me and hopefully for you, too.

How to Create an Infographic in an Hour or Less [5 Free PPT Templates]

Being a visual person, I’m always drawn to visual content, especially infographics.

Since coming across the longest infographic I’ve ever seen, I was really curious about how you create such informative and smart stuff that illustrates your thoughts about a particular topic in a fun yet professional way, rather than text-based blog posts.

Well, Pamela Vaughan answered my question in a serendipitous way in her post featured on Hubspot. Her advice is not to throw the towel since there *are* easy ways to create infographics. See for yourself the 5 templates she lays out, all easily customizable in Powerpoint.

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Weekly Roundup: On SEO, Online Marketing and Success

ID-10097422I can never have enough of this abundance of information within the digital world.

I read a lot online as well as offline, whether it’s news, blogs and books. I watch TED talks too.

I research thoroughly to keep educating myself, which is of great benefit to me, but also to my clients as I work with them. More information for me is more power for them.

Every week so much good stuff comes my way, sometimes nearly effortlessly. I get emails from my readers who either ask me some great questions, or make suggestions and recommendations.

Speaking of effortlessly, a reader who particularly enjoys my weekly roundups, reached out to me a couple of days ago. We both have something in common. Brian Dean, the founder of, and I are monotaskers. YAY us!

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Weekly Roundup: On Social Media and Google


Social Media Lead Generation for B2B: A Conference Presentation

Mana Ionescu, the President of Chicago-based Lightspan Digital, goes beyond the aspects of engagement and visibility through social media, and tackles the role of social media in the sales process and pipeline.

In a presentation she gave recently to a group of women entrepreneurs in Chicago, Mana covers social media lead generation specifically for B2B companies in “non-sexy industries.”

The Complete Guide for Finding and Sharing Better Content on Social Media

As I mentioned in one of my earlier posts, Belle Beth Cooper has been an excellent addition to Buffer’s team as a Content Crafter. I love reading her nifty posts just as much as I love the ones written by Leo Widrich, the man at the helm of Buffer’s everything marketing.

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