The 42nd Estate Roundup

Posted by Adam Pieniazek | News | June 4th, 2009

A lot of great posts are flying around The 42nd Estate blog network lately. Here’s a few of the best.

Chill out!

The 42nd Estate member Justin Wright writes about the importance of taking breaks. The benefits he lists include:

  • Time to think
  • Time to do hobbies and work out
  • Refresh the mind
  • Increase your motivation

Check out the full post for tips on how to make the most use of your time off.

Twitter review

Over at Only The Internet’s Best Reviews, we posted a review of everyone’s favorite micro-blogging platform, Twitter! From the Twitter review:

witter is not the first social media site, but combining social media with mobile technology with near instantaneous communication was a brilliant move that continues to reap benefits for Twitter and its ever expanding community.

PageRank Sculpting and Social Media in Plain English

Over at We Demand Videos, there’s two videos I’d like to point you towards. The first is related to the recent news that Google tweaked their PageRank algorithm by changing how nofollow links affect Page Rank for internal links. In the video, Matt Cutts from Google discusses Page Rank sculpting.

The other video is a breakdown of social media in plain english by Common Craft. For anyone knew to the social media buzz, or just wants an easy way to explain the benefits of social media to clients, friends and partners, check out how ice cream is like social media.

Big Papi’s decline

The new addition to our blog network brings us the ever-changing opinion of Josh Gans on David Ortiz. He’s evolved his opinion from thinking David Ortiz did not use performance enhancing drugs, to everyone is innocent until proven guilty, to “I have a gut feeling that he [David Ortiz] did [use Performance Enhancing Drugs]”.

There you have it, five great posts from The 42nd Estate blog network. Share your favorite posts below.

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2 Responses to “The 42nd Estate Roundup”

  1. My opinion may have changed, but that’s what makes for great debate. Thanks for all the help Adam!

  2. Agreed Josh, nothing wrong with evolving your opinion. We’re all dynamic, not static.

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