#Struggles by Craig Groeschel

#Struggles: Following Jesus in a Selfie-Centered World by Craig Groeschel Stars: ***** Religion/Christian Life/Spiritual Growth 247 pages I received this book in exchange for a review. Summary: There is a tension in our world today that didn’t exist even five years ago: We are almost never out of arm’s reach of a screen, and we… Read More »

Social Media Metrics for Dummies by Leslie Poston

Stars: ★★★★☆ Social Media Marketing/Analytics306 pages Summary: With so many social media monitoring and measurement tools available, it can be overwhelming to figure out which tool is right for you when it comes to calculating the success of your social media marketing efforts. This fun and friendly guide helps you determine which tool will serve… Read More »

30 Days to Virtual Productivity Success by Gail Z. Martin

Stars: ★★★★★ Career Press (2012) Business 192 pages Summary: Laptops, smart phones, and tablet PCs have made today’s business owner more mobile than ever, but life on the go also makes it more difficult to stay organized, be productive, and focus on promoting your business. [This book] is the busy business owner’s guide for getting… Read More »

Follow Me! Creating a Personal Brand With Twitter by Sarah-Jayne Gratton, @grattongirl #FollowMe

Stars: ★★★★★ John Wiley & Sons (2012)Social Media Marketing Summary: It’s not what you say to others that makes your brand successful. It’s what others say about you. And Twitter is where they’re talking. It’s where you find out what your customers want and see your offerings from their perspective. Where you discover what tickles… Read More »

The Quick and Easy Guide to Branding Your Business and Creating Massive Sales With Pinterest by Kim Garst

Stars: ★★★★☆ Summary: Kim Garst shares tips for using Pinterest for your business which can also be useful for bloggers. Ebook only. Kim covers a lot in this little ebook. It’s a Kindle ebook but you don’t have to own a kindle to read it. Just some of what’s included: What is Pinterest Does your… Read More »

Pinterest for Dummies by Kelby Carr

Stars: ★★★★★ Wiley (2012)Pinterest is the hot new social network. I don’t know anyone who has started using Pinterest who has bad things to say about it. For those who are less tech-savvy, learning a new social network can be hard and no one makes new subjects easier to understand than the Dummies series. Pinterest… Read More »

The World According to Twitter by David Pogue

Stars: ★★★★☆ Thomas Allen & Sons (2009) Summary: The wit and wisdom of the Twittersphere captured in a hilarious, occasionally poignant, and often useful collection of hand-picked tweets. […] David Pogue has tapped into the brilliance of his half-million followers on Twitter by posting a different, thought-provoking question every night. […] Out of 25,000 tweets,… Read More »