What Lori’s Reading: Issue #005 [Big Red Button Edition]

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Red ButtonIn my weekend list, I give you the best of the best from everything I’ve shared on Twitter and Facebook over the past week.

This is the content I’ve hand picked from across cyberspace that I think is worth spending time with to properly absorb it.

In this week’s episode, I show you how to find tweet-able quotes fast with a Big Red Button, and how to spruce up your Twitter account. I also give you 10 Pinterest tips from a guy who’s built up a following of over a million in less than a year.

This is the reading material I’ll be soaking up this weekend. Enjoy!

Pressing This Button Will Find Tweetable Sentences In Anything On The Web (Co.Design)

We all know posting the headlines of articles is the lazy way to Tweet links. Much better to write your own headline, or pull out a quote from the article.

But how do you find a quote that fits into 140 characters?

This simple bookmark plugin for Firefox and Chrome highlights Tweet-able quotes in any article, and even gives you the option of tweeting them direct from your browser.

10 Pinterest tips from a user with 1.2 million followers (CNet)

We’d all love more Pinterest followers wouldn’t we? Tech journalist Robert Anthony shares his top tips that has seen him attract over a million followers in less than a year.

Oh, and Robert Antony is not some social media guru from the Facebook heavens. He’s a regular a guy with a Twitter following in the low hundreds.

5 Easy Tips For A Quick Twitter Profile Make-Over (More In Media)

Want to spruce up your Twitter profile but only have a few minutes to spare? Check out these easy tweaks, each of which you can get done in a coffee break.

(BONUS: Leave a comment on the article, and the author is offering FREE feedback on your Twitter profile).

Shift Your Focus Away From Blog Posts and Proceed With Your Projects For a Change! (Kikolani)

Kikolani is one of our favorite reads at Social Caffeine, and this blog post shows you why. Could you be a better blogger by blogging less and getting more done?

Also check out the guest post we published to Kikolani: The Pixar Guide to Feel Good Blogging.

Which Social Network is Right For Your Business? [INFOGRAPHIC] (Media Bistro)

Most small businesses have limited resources to invest in social media marketing. Where’s the best place for you to hang out when you’ve got the time to be online? Find out here.

Like this? Go supersize! For all the latest Social Caffeine updates and curated content, you should follow us on Twitter and like our Facebook Page.

Lori Taylor


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