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Five For Friday — October 21-25, 2013

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Here are five (or six) of this week’s most interesting and informative blog posts and articles:

1.  How to Generate Click-to-Tweet Links for Your Content [Quick Tip] — HubSpot always has some great tips for improved social media marketing (among other things) and this is no exception. An easy way to add a click-to-tweet button to a blog post or other piece of content on your site.

2.  Facebook Outage: Time for a Moral Inventory? No, Just Use Twitter — Facebook had a hours-long outage earlier this week which caused a lot of people to become upset, but MediaPost’s The Social Graf asks if it’s really such a big deal if Facebook goes dark?

3.  5 LinkedIn Company Page Tips to Enhance Your Marketing — In your quest to out-tweet and out-post your competition, have you forgotten about the possibilities of LinkedIn? If so, Social Media Examiner’s five tips can help you get back on track there.

4.  YouTube to Launch an Ad-Free Music Subscription Service? — – Jessica Lee at ClickZ reports that rumors abound on this one, but it seems more likely than not, so you might want to get thinking about ad possibilities here.

5. Do Is Done — If you are a user of Do to keep track of your social contacts in relation to projects you are working on, it is being closed down. Ensure you get your data off the system prior to the end of the year to preserve any items/projects you have used the app for. They are working on an export tool, which should be available November 15th.

6.  Matt Cutts At Pubcon 2013: Moonshots, Machine Learning & The Future Of Google Search – Search Engine Land sums up Matt Cutts keynote for the second full day of Pubcon, which focuses, not surprisingly, on Google.

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About the Author

Frances Krug has worked in market research since graduating from UCLA with an MA and CPhil in Latin American history. As an editor and online content provider for the last 7 years, she currently is Associate Editor at iNET Interactive, where she also directs Search Marketing Standard's email marketing program.

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