So much free content, so little time!

I’ve been very fortunate to be invited to appear on some outstanding programs and I wanted to let you know of some upcoming FREE learning opportunities.

WIN A FREE GUEST POST — If you have never attended an MLT Idea Series free webinar, you are missing out. They do an absolutely first-class job. But their next one on Feb. 16, “Elevating your B2B Blog” has a twist. You can win a free guest post for your blog from me! You won’t want to miss this session jam-packed with new insights to help your company blog!

Duking it out with Mitch Joel — Seems like Mitch Joel and I have become the Social Web Odd Couple as we disagree frequently on approaches and perspectives. On Monday, Feb. 07, I’ve been invited to a Social Media Week program called nd I will explore this interesting angle and I hope you’ll listen in on this live event. In other Mark-Mitch news, I was a guest on his Six Pixels of Separation podcast where we discussed the emerging power of Klout, the evolution of Marketing Communications, and what excites us about social media in 2011.

BlogcastFM — Have you heard of Srinivas Rao (“aka Srini”)?  I’m embarrassed to say that I just met this talent for the first time last week.  Srini has talked to more than 100 bloggers on this incredible podcast series and this experienced has forged him into an amazing interviewer. I wanted to give you a link to this podcast because this guy led me through subjects I’ve never really covered before. Probably one of the best interviews ever, actually:

  • How {grow} Ended up on the AdAge 100
  • Why SEO is an Overrated Blog Strategy
  • The Power of Intelligently Challenging Blogging Authorities
  • Why Mark Didn’t Blog Under any Set of Objectives
  • The Turning Point That Made Mark’s Blog Grow Like Wildfire
  • The Key to Aligning Your Business Goals to Your Blogging Efforts
  • Defining Factors of the 10 Best Corporate Blogs
  • Why Embracing Experimentation is at the Core of the Social Web

Social Media Strategies Workshop — This one is going to be so much fun!  I will be appearing with an amazing panel of experts March 9 as Focus presents a free Interactive Summit featuring Author Jeffrey Hayzlett, Altimeter Group’s Deborah Schultz and Deloitte Consulting’s Chris Heuer.  What a panel.

The Video Angle — I will be interviewed by Pixability on a live videocast March 8 to discuss my new book, corporate blogging, and the effective use of video on the social web.

Now with all this free content out there, will you still have time to read {grow}?  : )