Fauzia Burke

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Weekly Round Up

By Courtney Allen

Even through all of the emails, pitching, reports, etc, we all make it a point to read other things on the web to improve our business, learn new things, and have fun!

Here's some of the tweets the FSB team has found interesting and entertaining this week!

For Marketing Knowledge

3 Simple Keys to an Effective Marketing Strategy

This article explains the definition of effective marketing strategy through the phrase's three important words. Effective. Marketing. Strategy.

Managing Social Media Marketing with the 3 Cs: Curator, Content and Calendar

Social media marketing has become so imperative in online business today. It can be confusing and there are so many different platforms to use. This article from Social Media Today offers some advice and discusses the three C's of social media marketing.

Storytelling May Be Your Company's Biggest Asset

Brian Sheehan, author of Loveworks, explains for brands great stories lead to better sales but a large part of the challenge starts with recognizing what stories can be told and shares three sources for inspiration.

For Business Lessons

10 Lessons For Entrepreneurs on Building Trust

"..trust is the most powerful tool that an entrepreneur can wield” Forbes contributor gained a whole new perspective on how trust works from a new book by successful entrepreneur August Turak, titled “Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks.

4 Unique Working Styles: What's Yours?

"Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive." There are different types of working styles and rather than critiquing someone who you doesn't work the same way as you, learn to work together and just do what makes you come alive.

How to End Every Day with Zero Emails

Email has taken over our business day as well as nights and weekends. If you are looking to free yourself from the inbox overload, Fauzia Burke shares steps to ending the day with zero emails.

For Motivation

{Keep on..} If You're Not Proud, You're Not Done

“If you don't put your heart into your activities, if you hand in incomplete work as finished, if you don't do your best every time you start something, then you're doing yourself a tremendous disservice.” Frank Sonnenberg

10 Comforting Words Of Wisdom From Albus Dumbledore

Who doesn't love some Harry Potter?  Albus Dumbledore always knows the right thing to say when we're feeling sad or confused about things that are happening around us.

For Book Fun!

Goodreads Infographic: Which Books Do Readers Find Hard To Finish

How often do you not finish a book? Goodreads looks at those books that people shelved as "unfinished", "abandoned" or "did not finish” and compiled an Infographic of the Top 5 Most Abandoned Books

Sales of "The Cuckoo's Calling" surge by 150,000% after JK Rowling revealed as author

What's the power in a name? Quite a lot! Before the news broke last night, "Robert Galbraith" was critically acclaimed, but it takes Rowling to be commercially successful. The book was ranked 4,709 on Amazon's bestsellers listing; it is now number three.

Break Time

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Need a break? BuzzFeed shares sites to bookmark for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play!

7 mind tricks that shape your everyday behavior

Interesting read from Reader's Digest - Our thoughts and behaviors are surprisingly affected by seemingly unconnected ways because of the mind tricks going on in your brain