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. This week the conversation was dominated by Facebook IPO talk and the biggest PR fail in a long time, read our take here. You’ll also find items on Google+, creating good videos, building a blog following, fundraising, and training opportunities below.
Onto the links!
If you’ve been reading us you know we’ve consistently suggested to wait to jump on the Google+ bandwagon. Beth Kantor has some good advice on how to approach it.
ListenIn Pictures has some good tips on creating contagious content.
SeoMoz has a good rundown on some of the things you should do to build a blog following. This is really solid advice and we’re actually doing most of it right here at Winning the Internet. The unstated thing, stay persistent and keep your head up.
ePolitics tries to answer the question, what really works for end of year fundraising?
And finally, some interesting training/learning opportunities coming up include:
- M&R Research Labs is doing a free storytelling webinar on February 8th.
- Earlier this week we posted on TechSoup’s digital storytelling challenge. They have additional webinars coming up, the next one’s on February 8th.
- RootsCamp DC is happening February 18-19 and you’ll find a lot of the Netroots Foundation team there this year.
- Marshall Ganz(!) is teaching an online organizing class starting on February 20th.