It’s Friday and the end of the Holiday bump that seems to make things move slowly. There’s lots to look forward to in 2008 and while getting an early start today checking rmail, feeds, Twitter, Facebook, etc the following links stood out:
Success with social media is very much centered on building profiles and one online marketing channel where profiles have been important long before social media became the latest online marketing poster child is forums. Danielle Winfield brings a nicely illustrated post on this topic, Ins ands Outs of Forum Marketing.
Do you want a peek at some of the tools one of the smartest SEO / social media marketers uses? Then check out this very nice list of Firefox Extensions from Michael Gray.
Even after the holidays we get presents, like this excellent update post from Jeremiah Owyang: “A Complete List of the Many Forms of Web Marketing for 2008” which catalogs the many tools and tactics available for corporate web strategy for CMOs, VPs and Directors of Web and Marketing.
52 Ways to Get Link Equity – Can you ever have enough links? NO! Sergey Rusak offers many tried and true tactics with a few new tidbits like sending Shoemoney a t-shirt for a Friday link. LOL, if anyone wants to send me a Ballon Bleu de Cartier, I’ll give you a year of links.
And now for something different than our usual online marketing fare (but highly useful) HBR IdeaCast: Unleash Your Hidden Assets – Melinda Merino and Chris Zook via BNET, one of my favorite new sites.