The Weekly Compete Pulse

Here are the articles we read this week and found interesting for online marketers.

It can seem like a challenge trying to grow your brands Facebook fan base. SocialMediaGuide highlights a 30-day guide on how to gain 3,000 Facebook fans in 30 days: How to Attact 3,000 Facebook Fans in 30 days.

Looking to connect more deeply with your blog readers? Problogger emphasizes a few key points to be able to connect and engage with your blog readers on a deeper level: How to Deeply Connect with Your Readers

DMNews explains to us that it really is possible to regain lost customeers. Pamela Oldham enlightens us with how to determine whether to attempt to regain lost customers; and what to do to regain those lost customers: Companies Can Regain Lost Customers

How much is your brand listening to your customers feedback and ideas? InternetRetailers tells us about one company, CableOrganizer.com, who reminds us to value our customers, because “every interaction with a customer should be an opportunity to improve your business”: The Customer Knows Best

Everyone’s heard “Action speak louder than words.” This article from Mashable explains just that, giving us a glimpse into the importance of not just engaging your customers through conversation, but compelling them to take an action, and how to do just that: How Social Media Marketers Can Convert Attention Into Action

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