"Storytelling is — what's the word? — HARD . Use these world-renowned podcasts to learn the art from the masters." Read the full article to find why you should listen, and a recommended story for each: 1. The Moth 2. StoryCorps 3. This American Life 4. Other People with Brad Listi 5. Risk! 6. True Story 7. Snap Judgement 8. Porchlight Storytelling Series 9. Stanford Storytelling Project 10. Love + Radio 11. Third Coast Festival Re:sound 12. Wiretap
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Con la liberalizzazione dei domini internet di primo livello, quelli cioè che una volta erano limitati al .com, .org, .net e pochi altri, oltre ai suffissi nazionali, si apre ora la corsa al dominio di singola destinazione, e le tre maggiori città del Sudafrica (Johannesburg, Cape Town e Durban) annunciano di avere ricevuto il primo via libera dall’ICANN (The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers), l’authority internazionale che disciplina i domini di primo livello, per lanciare siti con suffisso .joburg, .capetown e .durban.
Email has the potential to deliver a strong ROI for marketers, though the precise response rates depend on a number of factors including the subject line, type of offers and the time of day the email is sent.
The best way of accurately finding the optimal time of day to send your emails is to run tests, taking into account fluctuations around pay day and annual events such as Christmas and bank holidays.
According to the Econsultancy/Adestra Email Marketing Industry Census 2013 only half of businesses (49%) are currently testing the time and day of their email messages, so either the other 51% already know the optimum time or they're working off a hunch.
So to give some food for thought on where to start looking and testing, here are six case studies and infographics that look at the best time and day of the week to send emails...
If you want to learn how to write a blog then you need to understand your customers and write content that they are going to find useful and engaging. Do your homework and you will get more traffic, more click and more leads.
Alessio Carciofi's insight:
via @socialmedia2day a great guide how to write a business blog !
The vast majority of SMBs have no idea whether the “fans” and “likes” they’ve generated via social media are actually translating into real-world sales. A number of hyperlocal vendors are stepping in to help solve this mystery.
Alessio Carciofi's insight:
amazing tools to track conversion from social media via @streetfightmag
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.