5 Top Tips for Engaging Your Audience Starting Every New Year!

For many lucky folks, the end of a year and the beginning of a new one means: resolutions, party and then party some more! However, for all you blog owners, startups and small to medium businesses, this time of the year means that you have some serious work to do!

From experience, this time of the year is the best time for engaging your audience in simple, unique and clever ways in order to show them you care and to prepare them for what you will be offering them in the year to come!

Therefore, I present you with 5 tips for engaging your audience starting every new year!

1. Tweet happy tweets!

It might sound juvenile but it works! At the end of every year, make sure you send out group and customized tweets to your followers wishing them a happy new year and spreading hope for years to come!

Happy Tweets!

Happy Tweets!

2. Share holiday related links.

All year round, you share links related to your work and that help achieve your business goals. For the few days before and after new year’s eve, try to share more links related to the holidays and their joyful cheers!

10 Things You Need to Start Tweeting About!

Twitter

Twitter

Twitter can teach you a lot: ranging from formulating meaningful and useful 140-character messages, to communicating effectively with your target audience. However, and though Twitter has been around for 4 years now, some people still lack the right tools to utilize Twitter for harnessing results on both the personal and business levels.

As a response to 10 Things You Need to Stop Tweeting About, I decided to write a comprehensive compilation of the top ten things you need to start tweeting about, adding the need and value of those topics as eye openers for you and your Twitter friends! Enjoy!

10 Things You Need to Start Tweeting About!

1. The Environment:

Global warming, and all its terrifying consequences, is a concern for all human beings. So regardless of the reasons behind you having your Twitter accounts, a few tweets per account per day about environmental issues and concerns should be enough to spread awareness – and hopefully bring about a slight change!

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Startups Craving to be Acquired… A Big Mistake?

Startups Craving to be Acquired… A Big Mistake?

A Google Acquisitions Department Comic (click to enlarge)

If you are a Silicon Valley startup, you have a better chance of being bought out. But why is being acquired such a good thing? Doesn't it mean that you have created something that someone else can better utilize, operate and master than you can? Doesn't this mean that you gave up on your own creation? Is acquisition always the best...

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