Friday Five: four useful tips from other bloggers, plus one other thing

I like it when blog posts use lists. (Not everyone agrees with me on this, as you’ll see if you keep reading.) I’m a sucker for “Three ways to…” and “Seven new ideas for…” headlines. I’ll read just about any list — or at least scan it. Sometimes, the information is even useful, like the stuff I’ve listed here.

Four tips to keep online marketers from tricking users.

The seven deadly sins of instant messaging, from 43 Folders.

10 ways to be more than a blip in the blogosphere, from the Washington Post, via Micro Persuasion.

10 truths of marketing in a web 2.0 world.

One dissenting view: Enough with the lists. “I’ve grown to hate the list-ification of information,” writes Basement.org. Via 43 Folders again.

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Author: andrewcareaga

Higher ed PR and marketing guy. Communications director for Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) in Rolla, Missouri, USA. Slow runner, mediocre guitarist, lover of music and puns, and an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. I blog and Tweet about #highered, #music, #gocards and #random stuff.

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