WWD's Top 10 Most Popular Posts of 2009

As the year draws to a close, I’ve been looking back over our traffic stats to see what’s interesting to you, the WebWorkerDaily reader.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, a lot of the top posts for 2009 are about social media and Twitter, and articles promoting productivity techniques are also popular. You also seem to really like lists, so here’s another — a rundown of the top 10 posts published on WWD this year.

10. Must-have iPhone and iPod Touch Apps for Newbies

Did Santa give you an iPhone or iPod touch this year? Wondering what apps you should install on it? Look no further than Charlie’s handy guide.

9. 3 Efficiency Tips for Using Dual Monitors

Moving to a dual-monitor setup is a good idea as it can improve your efficiency, but to get the most of that second screen, check out Sam’s excellent tips.

8. 10 Golden Rules of Social Media

Aliza’s Golden Rules of Social Media are all about listening, giving kudos and respecting others, and are well worth paying heed to.

7. 62 Ways to Use Twitter for Business

Twitter can be an effective business tool. In this mammoth post, Meryl shares her top business Twitter tips.

6. 5 Warning Signs of a Project in Danger

Not all projects end up going according to plan; clients can unexpectedly pull the rug from under your feet without warning. Georgina lists five warning signs to look out for.

5. How to Eliminate Compulsive Internet Fiddling

Do you often end up procrastinating, whiling away unproductive hours on the web? Then you might be a compulsive Internet fiddler. Celine shares how she managed to break her habit.

4. 33 Ways to Use LinkedIn for Business

Is your LinkedIn account mostly sitting idle? Meryl explains how to get more from the professional social network.

3. Web Work 101: 10 Apps You Can’t Do Without

Just getting started in web work? Aliza gives you the lowdown on the apps you need.

2. Getting Things Done with Gmail Tasks

I explain how Google Tasks can be easily adapted to be used as an effective GTD app.

1. 32 Ways to Use Facebook for Business

Facebook’s not just for keeping tabs on friends and filling out quizzes — it can also be used as a highly effective business tool, as Meryl explains.

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