Ever feel like you’re on information overload? Finding the time to keep up-to-date on industry trends and tips can be challenging. Check-in with us each week as we share our top five must-reads in PR and marketing.

With much of our brand reputation tied to social media, it’s important to incorporate time to engage with customers in that arena: How Any Small Business Can Manage Their Online Reputation

Don’t estimate the power of your own personal brand. Listen to this podcast with Après and Stephanie Agresta for some ideas: The After Show Podcast: Build Your Social Brand

If you could’t make it to Social Media Examiner’s Social Media Marketing World (SMMW) conference last week, not to worry – Amy Copperman from Adobe Spark compiled 21 Instagram posts to share a glimpse of key takeaways: The State of Social Media Marketing in 21 Instagram Posts.

Using time efficiently can be a challenge with constant device interruption and our attempts at multitasking. tips to truly harness and focus your energy: Assessment: How Mindful Are You?. (Assessment created by Jacqueline Carter and Rasmus Hougaard of The Potential Project as well as Rob Stembridge from Accenture Technology.)

Learn how to use LinkedIn as a marketing tool in this week’s ICYMI. Listen to The Science of Social Media’s podcast with CEO Candice Galek to learn more about using LinkedIn to build your business: Harnessing the Power of LinkedIn Marketing to Monetize and Grow Your Business.

Happy Reading!