Are you one of those ultra-secure people who never go back to see how many likes your Facebook post received, or how many hearts your Instagram post got? Yeah, me neither. Most of us want to see if what we posted has any value to our friends, and we try to post content that will have some sort of positive impact on people.
Okay, I’m going to admit this right from the start, I love a good train-wreck of a corporate “tell all” book. So when Disrupted was released I was secretly pretty excited. We were going to to get all the dirty laundry on HubSpot, a product we use and a company that operates in our community. I imagined an insider’s expose filled with anecdotes and allegations of insane all night coke fueled blogging binges, Halligan’s weird sprocket fetish, and absurd corporate waste. Instead Lyons has penned a fairly banal account of petty office Facebook spats, quirky company culture and an oddly obsessive notation of how many kitchens the Cambridge office contains.
Long gone are the days when you pulled out the Yellow Pages, or even a newspaper, to find a local business. Now, we receive the bulky book on our doorstep and wonder what we’re supposed to do with it – maybe a glorified doorstop? People look online to find everything. Having not only a business web site, but also a business blog, can help your customers find you, too.