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:
Baseball and PR – How to Create a Winning Team Dynamic
John Yocca draws parallels between his favorite sport and PR, and how to lead a team to success.
The 5 Ways You Stink at LinkedIn
Known for giving it to you straight, Scott Stratten, AKA UnMarketing, tells you why you stink at LinkedIn. Read it, and stop stinking!
Twitter’s First TV ad is Aimed at Advertisers
Twitter is taking the marketing of itself from the web to a more traditional medium for the first time in its five year history. Even more notable, this effort includes a new use of the hashtag that redirects to a URL. The hope is that advertisers can be convinced to pay for Twitter-hosted pages that automatically aggregate relevant content on a particular topic.
How Twitter is putting an end to our private lives
Be careful what you say to your seatmate the next time you’re on a flight, or even your significant other, because they might be broadcasting your conversation to their Twitter followers in real-time. Are prenuptial non-Twitter-disclosure agreements something we might soon have to look forward to?
New Breed of Doctors Turn to Social Media, Texting, for Patient Care
This article highlights how doctors are beginning to use technology to interact with their patients, from answering patients questions over email and text messaging, to sharing medical advice through social media and personal blogs.
Did you read an article recently that you think is a must-read? Share it with us in the comments!