Merry Christmas! (Plus, Social Caffeine’s Best of 2014)

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Christmas Social Caffeine

Here’s wishing all our readers a Merry Christmas! Many happy returns for the season.

In case you need some holiday reading, here are our five most popular posts from 2014:

1. 25 List Posts No Self-Respecting Social Marketer Should Ignore

This is our 2014 top performer, with over 1,500 social shares. More than six months after it was published, it’s still going strong and getting passed around the social airwaves.

The list post classics we link to in this post include 50 Out Of The Box Marketing Ideas For Small Businesses, The Top 75 Must-Read Online Marketing Blogs and 70+ epic social media case studies, stats, blog posts and more.

Check out all 25 of the list posts here.

2. 10 Powerful Insights from Social Media’s Most Influential Women

Women are the leading lights of social media, and the fact that this post has proved so popular shows that everyone knows it.

This is the first in a four part series covering social media’s top 25 women, so dig in and enjoy.

Who is social media’s most influential women? You’ll have to read the article to find out.

3. 3 Ways Your Small Business Can Rock It on Facebook

This was a surprise hit for us. We knew the Facebook tips we shared were special, but we didn’t know quite how useful small business owners would find them.

Check it out here, and if you find it helpful, share it with your Facebook friends.

4. Your Brand’s Content Has to Kill It: Here’s Where You Start

In this article we shared our best tips on writing blog posts and creating content.

It didn’t prove a huge hit in terms of social shares, but it got a ton of attention on StumbleUpon.

Take a look here, and if you like what you see, why not bump up the Twitter share count by sharing it with your followers?

5. 25 Social Media Tips from the World’s 5 Biggest Power Users (What Do They Know that You Don’t?)

For this post we tracked down social media’s biggest power users, and delved into their best writing to find their top tips.

Little wonder that others found it special too.

Check it out here.

Special Mention: 7 Things Your 3-Year-Old Knows About Social Media Marketing That You Don’t

We had a lot of fun writing this one – collecting quotes from toddlers and translating them into social media advice.

We hope you’ll like it too – it’s got a touch of Christmas magic! You can read it here.

Over to You

Do you have a favorite Social Caffeine post from 2014? Let us know what it is in the comments!

Lori R Taylor is the founder and executive editor of Social Caffeine. In 2009 she started her own direct response focused social media agency, REV Media Marketing LLC, coining the phrase given by her young son, “You bring the rain, we’ll make it pour.” Follow Lori on Twitter.

David is our acting editor. He’s British, but we don’t hold that against him.

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