The Gulf of Mexico was (is) breathtaking, as was Harvard Medical School (that’s me in HMS!), but for the long haul, I’ll take my family – which includes my dogs – any day.
Creating initial connections can be a piece of cake. However, maintaining and nurturing those relationships is a whole different ball game. This week’s roundup features seven posts from around the web that focus on sustaining relationships.
Why: Are your social media posts speaking at the reader rather than to them? Janet Fouts explores the benefits of #MindfulSocial.
Why: Between travel, presentations, business development, and life, the task list of the small business owner seems neverending. Lisa Gerber offers some tips for sustaining online engagement.
Why: Is your business recognizing the full potential of Google+? In this guest post for The Social Media Hat, Stephan Hovnanian reviews Steady Demand Pro, a tool that aims to help you get the most out of G+.
Why: Meaningful connections are essential to any business venture. Deirdre Breakenridge explains why sustaining and cultivating connections is vital to long term success.
Why: Facebook’s getting flooded with spammy attempts from Pages to gain likes. Shelly Kramer reminds us why offering your audience fresh, relevant, high quality original content is still the best way to sustain your community.
Why: In this WUL goodie, Lisa Denten of Cision (disclosure: client) offers some great post-event planning steps to help increase your return on events while sustaining relationships.
Why: Do you treat your blogging and email marketing efforts separately or do you integrate them? Tim Bonner discusses how a combined approach can strengthen and sustain your online relationships.
What steps do you take to sustain your online relationships? Please share in the comments below.