Winning the Internet

Friday Linx: British edition

After a great run, the Winning the Internet blog has been retired. However, you can still keep in touch with New Media Mentors here.

Friday Linx is a recurring feature on our blog. We’re aiming to bring you a collection of links worth a read and cute cat video to ease you into the weekend. You’ll also find items on NetrootsUK, Google+, social media impact, SEO, and training opportunities below.

Onto the links!

We’ve got British shorthair cats this week for our video. And last weekend we held our second international event, Netroots Northwest, in Manchester, UK. You can check out a lot of roundup posts and video content on their site.

Each week we’re seeing more information (and further tweaks!) on how Google+ is going to change search. This piece from Mashable is worth a read.

And speaking of Google+, we’ve finally decided to join it ourselves and create a page. You can add us to your circles and follow Winning the Internet from there.

Fenton published a guide to help organizations measure their social media impact. It’s pretty solid for most non-profits but will fall short if you’re doing creative things.

Involver has some good, evergreen advice on mistakes to avoid with your social brand.

If you’ve got a blog and you’re trying to master SEO then this piece has a few solid tips. How you implement them depends on your software.

And finally, some interesting training/learning opportunities coming up include:


About Raven Brooks

Executive director of Netroots Foundation and Netroots Nation.