Weekly Roundup: February 13, 2012

It is always challenging to stay current on the latest news while juggling a busy work week. Each week we try to help you out by highlighting noteworthy articles on web design, trade show exhibits, marketing and social media. Here are seven articles that we thought you might find interesting.

#1. 10 Essential Features of Every Good Business Website

Whether you are looking to create a new website to launch a new venture or simply want to update your existing site,  determining what elements to include can be a challenge. Check out these 10 essential features that should be a part of every business website.

#2. How Pinterest is Becoming the Next Big Thing in Social Media for Business

We are hooked on Pinterest! This social network holds a lot of potential for businesses to connect to their audiences and really showcase their products. Take a look at why business owners – particularly retailers – might want to start pinning today.

#3. 4 Ways to Increase Your Facebook Page Visibility

With the various Facebook algorithm updates, it has become even more of a challenge to get your updates to appear in the coveted news feed. Here are a few suggestions to ensure that your posts are being seen by your fans.

#4. How to Deliver a Killer Business Presentation

Whether you are invited to speak at an event or pitching to potential investors, it is important to know how to deliver a killer business presentation that really resonates with your audience. Whip those presenting skills into shape with these great tips.

#5. 4 Ways to Tweet as a Visual Brand

Struggling to make sure your Twitter followers get the picture? For visual brands that rely heavily on images, it is often a struggle to convey their media on Twitter. These four pillars will help you discover “visual tweeting.”

#6. MYTH: “My Buyers Are Not On the Web”

Think your buyers are not on the web? Think again. Thanks to mobile phones  very few people are offline these days. There are more mobile phones in the world than toothbrushes.

#7. Type This Into Google for a Valentine’s Day Surprise

Since Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, let’s end the Weekly Roundup on a fun note! Try typing this into Google search for a little surprise: sqrt(cos(x))*cos(300x)+sqrt(abs(x))-0.7)*(4-x*x)^0.01, sqrt(6-x^2), -sqrt(6-x^2) from -4.5 to 4.5. Hope you all have a great Valentine’s Day!