Ted’s Top 10 Posts of 2013


I love the living lab aspect of blogging more than I can tell you. You put something out there, share it a little, and watch what happens. Sometimes a post you think is a dud really resonates with your audience, and it seems to gain a life of its own. Other times, you pour your heart, soul, and brain into something only to watch it… just… sit there, ignored.

If that were the end of it, well, maybe never mind. But it isn’t! The reaction to each post – in comments but also in social sharing and, occasionally, in reposting and pingbacks – is priceless fodder for learning! “Oh, I guess the community hates that topic,” you can say. “Better scrap the plans for a four-part-series and a book.” Or if it takes off, maybe you’ll think, “Hmm. I wonder what else I have to say on that subject.”

All of which is to say a great big THANK YOU! for sharing the posts below. In descending are my top posts of 2013, as determined by your social sharing. Hmm. I wonder what else I have to say on good karma in social media…

10. Work-Life Balance Versus Flow

9. Why Your Company’s Social Media Efforts Are Failing

8. The Law of Trust

7. 10 Tips from the Business Heretic’s Handbook 

6. Dear Enterprise Leaders, You’re Screwed. Here’s Why

5. Why Every Organization Needs Some Misfits

4. It’s Time To Kill #FF Dead #socialmedia

3. 5 Reasons Your Company Needs a Millennial CEO

2. How to Become a Social Media Expert

1. Good Karma is Good Business

Oh, and a final thought on this list: I agree, that’s my favorite post, too!

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Keynote speaker. Author of A World Gone Social: How Companies Must Adapt to Survive. Three-time CEO. Chairman and Founder of Switch and Shift. Ted Coiné is one of the most influential business experts on the Web, top-ranked by Forbes, Inc., SAP Business Innovation, and Huffington Post for his leadership, customer experience, and social media influence. Ted consults with owners, CEOs and boards of directors on making their companies more competitive by making them more human-focused. He and his family live in Naples, Florida.

  • http://www.skipprichard.com/ Skip Prichard

    Love to see your top posts and generally watch your progression online. You and Shawn do a terrific job of consistently sharing great content!

    Here’s to your success in 2014!

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