Weekly Flashback: Advice for Public Speaking and The Move LinkedIn Made that Nobody Noticed

Author: Steve James

blog-image-stream-creative-3.jpgDo you struggle with finding professional freelancers? This week’s flashback posts include LinkedIn’s new service to help identify reliable freelance help as well as tips for managing your fear of public speaking. You’ll also learn about a great tool to help manage Facebook groups, guidelines for creating websites focused on user experience and the best apps for work. Here are my favorite posts from this past week:

  1. Three Pieces of Advice to Build Confidence for Public Speaking – GaryVaynerchuck.com

Regardless of how many times I’ve done a talk on web design, inbound marketing, etc., I still get a pit in my stomach every time I get ready to address a full room. I think this is a common feeling among a lot of business professionals who have to do some public speaking from time to time and we all know, it takes a lot of practice before you feel comfortable with public speaking. In this helpful post, Gary Vaynerchuck helps us manage some of the butterflies in the stomach by offering a few useful pieces of advice to build your public speaking confidence.

  1. LinkedIn Just Made a Savvy Business Move and Nobody Noticed – Inc.com

LinkedIn recently launch its new “Profinder” service – modeled after popular sites, Fiverr and Upwork, Profinder matches customers looking for a specific type of product or service with a qualified professional. Check out this post to read about the services that you can now find help with on LinkedIn.

  1. How to Use Trello to Manage Your Facebook Group Posts – SocialMediaExaminer.com

Are you looking for a way to better organize the information you share on Facebook groups? The answer may be Trello. In this post, you’ll learn how to prioritize and organize your Facebook groups, how to create a Trello board, make lists for content topics, and much more. 

  1. 8 Guidelines for Exceptional Web Design, Usability, and User Experience – HubSpot.com

Savvy marketers know that good website design isn’t just about pretty pictures and enticing images. It’s important that your website's design is optimized for usability (how easy your website is to use) and user experience (how enjoyable interacting with your website is for actual users). This post does a great job outlining some important guidelines focused on usability and creating a great overall experience for website visitors.

  1. Marketers Reveal Their 15 Favorite Apps for Work – MarketingInsiderGroup.com

What apps do you use on a daily basis to help you manage work-related tasks? A few stood out to me on this list including BuzzSumo, Pandora, Evernote, Snapchat, and Slack among others. With this post, you’ll get great recommendations for apps that help manage email, calendars, social media and more.

What articles have you read this week that you found interesting? Please share any good resources for inbound and digital marketing initiatives in the comments below.

Experience Inbound 2016


Topics: LinkedIn, Inbound Marketing, website design

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