Best Posts April 2011

With all the noise overwhelming our lives and our social streams it’s easy to miss the good stuff. Here’s my effort to provide a little signal by curating some of the best/most interesting/funniest posts (and videos) I read during the month of April.

Program Plan: The Social Media Center of Excellence – Jeremiah Owyang

9 Companies Doing Social Media Right and Why – Amy Porterfield

Social Business vs. Social Marketing: Understanding the Fight Over “Content” – Olivier Blanchard

1900 Word Ad on How to Create Advertising from David Ogilvy – 37 Signals

The Realization is Now – Seth Godin

Moving Beyond Teachers and Bosses – Seth Godin

When Failure is Cheap Why Not Give it a Go – David Meerman Scott

Influence is About Information, Not Egos – Jason Keath

Why I Run a Flat Company – Jason Fried

Perfect vs. Interesting – Seth Godin

The Secret to Climbing the Career Ladder: Realize There is No Ladder – Whitney May Parker

10 Truths I’ve Learned on the Open Road – Adam Baker

No, You Can’t Pick My Brain. It Costs Too Much – Adrienne Graham

What the Middle Looks Like – Sarah Peck

The Teaching Cogs – Carlos Miceli

The Creative Badass Manifesto – Justine Musk

The Sleepless Elite – Melinda Beck

Real Time vs. Slow Time & a Defense of Sane Work Hours – 37 Signals

Cranking – Merlin Mann

What Centers You? – Sam Davidson

The Best Obnoxious Responses to Misspellings on Facebook – Someecards

Incredible Hip-Hop Beatbox Cello Experience – Youtube Video

50 More (Viral) Images the World Shared in 2011 – Adam Singer

Russell Brand on Newsnight – Youtube Video