May 8, 2009

SOB Business Cafe 05-08-09

published this at 8:37 am

SB Cafe

Welcome to the SOB Cafe

We offer the best in thinking — articles, books, podcasts, and videos about business online written by the Successful and Outstanding Bloggers of Successful Blog. Click on the titles to enjoy each selection.

The Specials this Week are

Sonia of Copyblogger
Naomi Dunford of Ittybiz is a genuinely remarkable voice in a sea of sameness. She’s a fantastic example of how content marketing can be used as the backbone of a real business that makes real money.

Content Marketing Gets Real: Sonia Interviews Naomi Dunford of IttyBiz

Seth’s Blog
Most marketers are organized around more. More share. More customers.

And if you want to do that fast, it means marketing to strangers. Strangers that don’t care about you, don’t trust you and aren’t listening to you.

Strangers and friends

The Fluent Self
So it kind of seemed like it might be time to a) pull back, b) add to the general knowledge base… and c) just try to give you a better sense of what these three methodologies/philosophies are. And why they aren’t really always that good for you.

Destuckification 101

One point from the Q&A roundup from Marketing Now bears deeper exploration: Online communities require investment in people.

What makes a good community manager?

Rick Mahn
That’s what lies before today’s C-Suite executives if they choose to explore it. What I’m talking about here, of course, is really about relationships. With the advent of social computing in the second half of this decade, the power has shifted from producers and marketers to people.

Undiscovered Opportunities of the C-Suite

Related ala carte selections include

Being Five


Sit back. Enjoy your read. Nachos and drinks will be right over. Stay as long as you like. No tips required. Comments appreciated.

–ME “Liz” Strauss

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6 Comments to “SOB Business Cafe 05-08-09”

  1. May 8th, 2009 at 9:11 am
    Rick Mahn said

    Hi Liz!
    Thanks for including a link to my post “Undiscovered Opportunities of the C-Suite” in today’s SOB Business Cafe!

    Much appreciated to be included with all these fine folks!

  2. May 8th, 2009 at 5:38 pm
    paul said

    How many more hits do you get from blogging??does it really work??

  3. May 9th, 2009 at 2:08 am
    rohkat said

    Very nice blog. Looking forward to know more informations here.

  4. July 1st, 2009 at 9:45 pm
    Simon Young said

    Thanks for the link Liz! :)

  5. July 1st, 2009 at 9:54 pm
    ME Liz Strauss said

    I love your blog. Some day I’ll come to tell you in person. heh heh

  6. November 15th, 2009 at 11:00 am
    Engagement Case Study: Liz’s SOB — Web 2.0 Marketing For Small Business said

    […] also created a blog post series called SOB Cafe, where she showcases good posts from SOB blogs.  She brings bloggers and commenters together and […]

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