Happy Friday! Although it seemed like there weren’t any articles this week that didn’t revolve around Mark Zuckerberg, we managed to find 10! Below you’ll find our roundup of the 10 must-read articles from this week:
#1 Leadership: 4 Questions Every Great Leader Should Be Able to Answer
In this article, Inc’s Leigh Buckman details the four questions she believes every great leader should be able to answer. She writes, “By documenting what they expect from employees–and what employees can expect from them – CEOs diminish confusion and create a culture of continuous improvement.”
Teamwork makes the dream work! Departments that work cohesively accomplish greater tasks in a more efficient manner, and this articles details that.
“If your sales and SEO teams need a refresher on how to work together, Search Engine Land’s Casie Gillette has the answer with five communication tips that will get them talking in no time.”
Giving and receiving feedback can be tough if you aren’t used to it. Check out how to make this a more common and frequent occurrence in your company.
#4 Design: This is the New Gmail design
Gmail is getting a facelift! The new design and features look pretty sleek. You can see photos and demos of it all in this article.
#5 Social Media: 31 Genius Social Media Post Ideas to Steal for Your Brand
Shameless self-promotion here. We know it might seem monotonous creating daily social posts, so we’re helping you out. Check out Abstrakt’s blog that includes a social post idea for every day of the month!
#6 Workplace Culture: Five Ways to Assess Your Company’s Mysterious Culture
#7 Web Development: Top 5 Best Websites to Learn Web Development
In any field, your learning doesn’t stop with just a college education. As technological advances are made and best practices change, it’s important to continue learning. This article includes five websites that offer free resources and teaching courses to grow your web development knowledge.
#8 Email Marketing: Behavioral Triggered Emails: Not Just for E-Commerce Anymore
Email marketing is an effective method of reaching new prospects, as well as engaging with current customers. There are a lot of ways to create and implement a strategy for email marketing, with goals like increasing open and click-through rates. This article focuses on building a strategy focused on consumer behavior.
“You may associate behaviorally triggered emails with e-commerce, but contributor Jose Cebrian explains scenarios that work for financial services, B2B, healthcare, travel and entertainment.”
86% of B2B companies are blogging – is yours? If you haven’t tried blogging or haven’t seen strong results from your efforts, check out this article. It offers advice and explains how blogging can impact website traffic.
Millennials tend to dominate the media, with stories about how they’re killing industries and expecting participation trophies. This article focuses on a lesser talked about group of people – Generation X. Check out how they have impacted the nature of work!
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