Welcome to Mansfield Communications’ Web Worthy Wednesdays! In this feature, we compile links suggested by our staff into a list of the top five most interesting and thought-provoking (in our opinions, of course) articles found this past week on the web. Enjoy!
In no particular order:
‘Crowdspeaking Platform Thunderclap Pushes Your Tweets to the Masses
A new site called Thunderclap, which went live in beta Thursday, can do for your messages on Twitter what Kickstarter does for burgeoning ideas. Get enough people to support your message through the Thunderclap website and they’ll all tweet it out at once, perhaps increasing the possibility that your message could become a trending topic on Twitter.
The etiquette of networking in the nude
Follow this guide if you ever find yourself on a business trip in Finland.
Smartphones of the Future: 6 Predictions
The author of this piece attempts to predict where smartphone technology will take us in the future. It’s looking like we’ll be at one with our highly advanced, smarter-than-us smartphones, using them for, well, everything.
Finally, Barack Obama Covers “Call Me Maybe”
No, the President doesn’t actually sing the song, but this mashup is way too funny to miss!
Company, PR firm apologize for ‘tackiest press release in human history’
In PR we often have to get creative in pitching media in order to grab their attention, and this can often be done by tying our story to recent or current major events. BackCheck Canada thought it was on to something when it decided to use two recent murders as examples to display why its service is important for landlords to use. Talk about being in poor taste!
Did you read an article recently that you think is a must-read? Share it with us in the comments!