Secrets everyone has them. Some secrets are good, some bad, and some hold the key to business success. This week’s roundup features seven posts from around the web that either focus on, or reveal hidden gems via, secrets.
Why: Online privacy is a valid concern in today’s connected world (yes, even for me). If you haven’t yet heard of “canvas fingerprinting,” you’ll want to read this post from Joseph Steinberg.
Why: How are you reacting or responding to others’ ideas? Kirk Hazlett relays the secret to encouraging creativity with honest and open feedback rather than negativity.
Why: Do you keep heading to the same few content sources, over and over again, looking for inspiration? Laura Click offers some great tools to help you find “hidden gem” articles that are the internet’s well kept secret.
Why: Storytelling is vital to the success of your brand because of its connection-building power. In this guest post for Jay Baer”˜s Convince and Convert, Julie Neumark examines three TED talks by people who (may) have mastered the secret of storytelling.
Why: Are there secrets in your digital closet? In this classic from the WUL vault, Holly Dawson discusses why we often feel the need to modify our online personas.
Why: What’s the secret to making hashtags work for you and your brand? Ian Cleary explores how you can monitor the traffic that is generated across multiple channels via hashtags.
Why: Not every PR campaign will be a shining success. Heather Whaling shares four secret reasons campaigns fail.
What are some of your favorite secrets for brand success? Please share in the comments below and don’t worry; it’ll be our little secret!