12 Most Buffer-Worthy Posts For Your Weekend Read

12 Most Buffer-Worthy Posts For Your Weekend Read

So much has happened in the Social Media world in the past week. Twitter, Facebook and StumbleUpon all announced some incredible updates to make our lives easier. Of course it was also another week of amazing posts from all around the web.

Over at Buffer, we took a look once more at our statistics to find out for you, which posts had the most Buffer’s and were posted at the optimal times. So let’s dig right in and find out, which posts were most Buffer-Worthy this week:

1. Seven Things That Make Twitter Even More Relevant

It was Douglas Idugboe over at Smedio, that produced a stunning post on some ideas why the new Twitter has now become even more relevant. Especially his emphasis on engagement with the latest changes, made me realise how focused Twitter has developed their Apps in the past week.

Speaking of the new Twitter, what are your thoughts on the recent changes? Do you like them?

2. 8 Tips For Creating a Great Case Study

This is something that is on my to do list for a while now! Creating a great case study that helps you build a larger audience and most importantly tell a story to your friends and followers. And fortunately there was a stunning piece from Kristi Hines over at the KISSmetrics blog this week.

If you want to create an amazing testimonial for anything you work on, be sure to follow her tips, it is a stunning post and well Buffer-Worthy.

3. 10 Stylish iPad Apps You Probably Never Heard About

Yes, I have to admit, there was not one single App amongst them, that I could recall having heard before. Yet, the team over at InspiredMag certainly made a great pick, as they all are fantastic and well worth checking out. If you need a few new apps for your iPad to play with, be sure to check them out.

This post was without doubt one of the most Buffer-Worthy ones across the web that I could find and got shared plenty of times.

4. Twitter Makes 2 Major Announcements

One of the biggest headlines last week clearly was Twitter’s big changes to the #NewnewTwitter. And personally, I am loving them a lot. Jeff Bullas went ahead and produced a stunning article summing up all new happenings. The emphasis on the brand pages Twitter now has is particularly interesting I believe.

Take a look at his post and drop it into your Buffer, if you feel this one is worth spreading for you.

5. Ten steps to building a community blog that rocks!

Maddie Grant from SocialFish had a big hit this week with her stunning slideshow on building a great community blog. Not that I have to tell anyone here on the 12most blog how it is done, since they rock this topic like no one else. Maddie just put it into such an easy to digest and well worded form that this was one of the most Buffer-Worthy posts.

Take a look and get starting building and amazing community.

6. The 6 Stages of Exposing Yourself with Content Marketing

This was most definitely one of the most amazing articles for me this week. Jay Baer, who gave a fantastic talk on content marketing at #blogworld now went ahead and turned it into a blogpost for everyone to read. It is a great read to understand, what the best strategy for your business or blog is.

I hope you will hope over and drop this piece into your Buffer, I am sure your followers will greatly appreciate it.

7. Three Things I Would Have Done Differently If I Started Blogging Today

I feel it is always great to hear from one of the blogging pros out there to learn what they would change if they were like us, just starting out. Danny Brown wrote a great piece on exactly this and there are quite a few things in there I haven’t expected. As one example, Danny would post less frequently, very interesting lesson.

If you like this one too, be sure to hop over and drop this great post into your Buffer, it certainly landed in mine!

8. How To Choose A Blog Name

It is darn hard right? Well, Christian Hollingsworth wrote a great post about exactly this. He gave 3 concise things to focus on when picking your blog’s name so it is completely aligned with the topics you will be writing about.

This one surely landed in my Buffer and I believe it is a great resource for anyone, hope you will like it too!

9. Review of Color App’s Redesign as a Facebook Visual Status Update

Ever wondered where Color went? Yes, the app that received over $41 million in funding a few months back is still around. Personally, I was always curious how the App will evolve and fortunately, they have launched a redesign, built on top of Facebook recently.

Chris Voss took a peek and gave a fantastic review of the app, certainly Buffer-Worthy. Take a look.

10. 5 Reasons Brands Should Stumble Upon the New StumbleUpon

Did you know that StumbleUpon recently did a relaunch? They now offer you to create your brand’s own channel and much more. Aaron Biebert from 8pmwarrior went ahead and summed up all the latest posts for you in a great article.

What has been your experience with StumbleUpon? I heard a lot of mixed responses from bloggers, would love to get your thoughts on the topic.

11. 5 Techniques You Can Use to Take Your Internet Marketing Business to the Next Level in 2012

Danielle McGaw wrote a fabulous article recently on Famousbloggers, giving out some amazing tips on what to do differently in 2012. Especially as the Social Media world is evolving so quickly, she is spot on with her thoughts on what we can do to stay on top of things.

Another one to drop into your Buffer? Be sure to find out for yourself, it’s a great article.

12. 9 Habits Of Extraordinary Blogs

As the last piece for this weeks roundup, Stanford from PushingSocial has written a fabulous post on which habits to stick to to make your blog extraordinary. His review of 4 different blogs that have done so, is a great way to get a grasp of his lessons more easily.

This one certainly landed in my Buffer and was a fabulous read, I hope you will like it too.

That’s it for this week folks, I hope the articles were interesting. Oh, and before I forget, I wanted to thank Paul Biedermann for coming up with the blog title of this amazing series. Buffer-Worthy is something I will be sure to use in lots of places from now on.

What did you think of the posts above? Do you feel some of them are worthy enough to land in your Buffer too?

Featured image courtesy of EvelynGiggles licensed via Creative Commons.

Leo Widrich

http://bufferapp.com/

Leo Widrich is the Co-Founder of Buffer, a smarter way to post Tweets and Facebook posts. He also blogs Social Media tips every week over at the Buffer blog. Be sure to hit him up anytime on Twitter @LeoWid, he is a very nice guy.

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