Greetings from sunny Queensland, where we are hosting the sixth annual ProBlogger Training Event! We kicked off the two days of learning and connecting with our fellow bloggers with some inspiring words from Darren himself, despite a few sore heads in the crowd after a solid night at the Welcome Networking Event last night!. Tonight is our poolside party, which promises to be even bigger. The theme is “shine” and I hear Darren’s got something extremely eye-catching up his sleeve to wear – make sure you’re following the #PBEVENT hashtag on social media to see for yourself!
Read on for this week’s round up of what’s making news in blogging.
We are using Slack at PBEVENT for all our team communication and while it’s taking some of us a while to get our heads round it, it’s proving to be a popular choice for community-building in general. Read why Hootsuite think it’s an “email killer”.
Is Google Experimenting with Bringing Twitter Into Desktop Search Results? // Search Engine Land
It might be time to dust off that old Twitter account. When was the last time you actively used it? Could be worth reviving…
The email list. The one everyone tells you to have because it’s so important for reaching your readers no matter what social network they’re on. It’s still the biggest tip. Hubspot tells you how to make it a priority.
Periscope Now has 10 Million Accounts – Time for Your Brand to Start Live-Streaming? // Social Media Today
Live Streaming is still the buzzword of the moment. This article explains why you should be jumping on that trend.
How to Optimize Your Facebook Posts with Facebook Audience Insights // Social Media Examiner
We’ve said it all along – the key to Facebook success is knowing your particular audience. Delve into the insights to help you figure out a content strategy that works.
So what’s news with you? What article or tip have you found useful lately?
Stacey is the Managing Editor of ProBlogger.net: a writer, blogger, and full-time word nerd balancing it all with being a stay-at-home mum. She writes about all this and more at Veggie Mama. Chat with her on Twitter @veggie_mama or be entertained on Facebook.