This week we look at leadership, branding, social media marketing strategies, how Christians are handling their finances, and whether some Christians need to tone down their online comments. All of the sites are new this week , so I hope you find a resource you haven’t seen before.
If you’re new to this series, every week I share my favorite links from bloggers that I have Stumbled Upon during the week.
These links will feature resources for blogging and social media, as well as, great posts on incorporating our Christianity into our businesses and the marketplace. There may even be some random stuff that makes you laugh.
Fill up that coffee mug, and let’s see what I Stumbled Upon this week.
Here’s the best posts I found this week to help you run your business.
Ron Edmondson shares some great insights on how to be a more effective leader. I liked his point about giving your team ownership in the vision.
What differentiates you from your competition? Dan Schwabel gives some interesting ways for you to find out the answer. It’s a 30 minute exercise that can be a real eye opener if you haven’t done this with your business before.
Here’s the best posts I found this week to help with your blogging and social media use.
Determining the return on investment (ROI) for social media campaigns is still rather difficult. Changing the perception that results come with no investment or just by logging on and posting updates is even harder. Tia Peterson walks you through a few tactics that should be in every social media marketing strategy.
From a street car vendor who only advertises on Twitter to huge corporations like Starbucks, these six businesses are experiencing success with their social media marketing strategies. What can you learn from their example?
Here’s the best posts I found this week mixing our Christian faith, the workplace, and personal finances.
I really want to believe the results of this poll; however, they just seem too out of the norm. In most surveys, Christians tends to fall in line with the rest of the nation on how they handle their finances – poorly. If we’re following Biblical financial principles then this headline should describe us.
Tidbits & Random Stuff
Here’s the best posts I found for the week that were humorous, touching, thought-provoking, or just plain weird.
Jon Acuff respond to a harsh comment he received in response to an article he wrote for CNN called My Take: Why Christians are Jerks Online. Both are an interesting read, and made me stop and think a bit about how we, as Christians, need to pay closer attention to the digital footprints we’re leaving on the web.
Want to See More Links?
Well, that’s my list for this week. I hope that you found these links helpful, interesting, and worth your time. If you’d like to see more, check out everything that I’ve Stumbled Upon for the week.