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September 28, 2010 - Duct Tape Marketing News

Cool Tools
Tools, links and services we found this week

Mavenlink - Another nice looking project management tool with lots of time and productivity features

jQuery Library - jQuery is a fast and concise JavaScript Library that simplifies HTML document traversing, event handling, animating, and Ajax interactions for rapid web development.

RavenTools - nice set of SEO and Social Media monitoring tools

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Featured Story

How to Become a Super Genius in Any Industry

By John Jantsch

The equivalent of an advanced degree in any field is online waiting for you to come avail yourself of it. The problem is finding the best of what’s being written on a particular topic is a little like wandering around the stacks of PhD dissertations housed in the sub basement of a university library. (If that simile is wasted on you, think library at Hogwarts.)
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Marketing Links
Posts from my personal blog reader

How WordPress Can Make Your Website More Manageable
For many online marketers, there’s no web development platform that’s as user-friendly, valuable, and adaptable as WordPress. The standard content management system for millions of websites, WordPress is one of the most praised and appreciated online development platforms out there. from

Why Customer Communities Work
When we made the case for customer communities, we didn't delve too deeply into the aspects that make these communities so powerful for businesses and for customers. Ever since my colleagues Jen van der Meer pointed me to his blog, I have been learning a lot about figuring out relationships and influence factors from Dr. Michael Wu at Lithium. from Valeria Maltoni

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Social Media Buzz
Listening to the conversation online

Social Media Demographics: Who's Using Which Sites?
Numerous social media sites have witnessed explosive growth of their user bases in the last several years, but it’s a known fact that the type of user a site attracts varies greatly. Have you ever wondered which sites attract the most educated of social media users, or those that pull in the highest income. from

Tweet of the Week
One interesting or at least entertaining tweet

jonathanfields: Love how storytelling is becoming the "hot new" telling and selling medium, to which I respond...duhhh!

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