There’s a hashtag for everything.
Looking for marketing advice? Tips for Mother’s Day gifts? Deep, opinionated dives into the NFL Draft? Twitter has you covered. For your benefit, we pulled out some of last week’s best advice-packed tweets, a few examples of brands like Ford and Old Spice piggy-backing on trending topics, and the geographical distribution of hipsters and bros in New York City. You don’t want to miss this.
Great Advice from the Twitterverse
We all want to be better at our jobs and at life. This tweet applies to both:
Good things take time (remind your clients)
— jessicawalsh (@jessicawalsh) May 8, 2014
For those of you searching for Your Next Great Job, The Drum can help you.
Want a job in marketing? Then make sure you know how to market yourself http://t.co/ghD54sbqlL Opinion on The Drum
— The Drum (@TheDrum) May 8, 2014
Thinking about starting your own design agency? Read this “blooming brilliant” article for Design Week first:
Great article on @Design_Week from some Industry greats: http://t.co/cZsbEjPa2s oh and @manchipp 's excerpt is blooming brilliant #design
— Dan Simkins (@PlainOldDan) May 9, 2014
Already got your dream job? Then some simple tips from last week’s conference circuit.
It's important to start with earned social before paying. This allows you to understand what content is successful before investing #AMAVES
— Sarah Weber (@sweb_marketing) May 8, 2014
The American Marketing Association can prevent your A/B website tests from killing kittens.
How to Perform an A/B Test on Your Website: http://t.co/SnmlS8bAzC pic.twitter.com/zhpS0dEYh4
— AMA (@AMA_Marketing) May 8, 2014
Effective writing is a topic near and dear to our hearts. This quick read hits the nail on the head.
"Writing is a risk. Be bold. Why bother to communicate otherwise?" When your audience is super-busy, adapt: http://t.co/X9jtHDGb3o
— FC Leadership (@FastCoLead) May 8, 2014
In the World of Brands…
Here are three great examples of brands leveraging the events of last week to their benefit. Nike Basketball went simple and powerful with Kevin Durant’s NBA MVP award.
Most reliable. Most relentless. Most sensational. Most unguardable. Just call @KDTrey5 Most Valuable. pic.twitter.com/NVLK28wWNW
— Nike Basketball (@nikebasketball) May 6, 2014
Ford jumped on the #NFLDraft2014 bandwagon:
Happy Draft Day! It’s time to trade up. #Mustang #DraftDay pic.twitter.com/sut45D45oa
— Ford Motor Company (@Ford) May 8, 2014
Old Spice lent its quirkiness to Mother’s Day, posting sponsored video content on BuzzFeed.
If it weren't for your mom, you wouldn't be able to watch this video. Thank you, Mom. http://t.co/5P50supkv6
— Old Spice (@OldSpice) May 8, 2014
Moment of Zen
Before you dive into another week, take a moment to appreciate this intersection of social media, data analysis and geography.
Infographic: the great bro-ughnut of New York City. http://t.co/x4x6iT22h0 pic.twitter.com/9FmK0PTgtH
— Co.Design (@FastCoDesign) May 9, 2014
Until Next Week…
We hope you land that great job, write beautifully, buy a Ford and tweet about hipsters this week. Let us know if you do.
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