Top 10 Articles of Q1 2017

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II has been a whirlwind first quarter of the year to write about.

SIPA had an amazing full-day conference on onboarding and retention last month (recordings are available online for members) that filled a big conference room and lots of notebooks—real and virtual. Somehow, Facebook and Google seem to always come up a lot, but we've also seen some retro developments like the value of in-person meetings and the effectiveness of content that engages our lives  and emotions.

We're all very busy these days so we thought it would be a good idea at this Q2 juncture to provide you with the 10 most popular SIPAlert Daily articles from the first quarter. Hopefully, you'll see a topic or heading that intersects with something you've been thinking about lately and catch up on what's trending in the specialized information community.

  1. Turning social media visitors into subscribers
  2. Member profile: SanctionsAlert covers an always-changing field
  3. New report gives roadmap to ranking high on Google
  4. Facebook group gives publisher huge boost
  5. The surprising impact of reviews on purchases
  6. Member News: 2 acquisitions and a run for Congress
  7. Playful daily tech newsletter builds lots of subscribers and revenue
  8. 8 actionable takeaways from CQ Roll Call's renewals
  9. What makes us click (or not) on stories
  10. Member profile: Coburn talks about leadership and data management
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Ronn Levine began his career as a reporter for The Washington Post and has won numerous writing and publications awards since. Most recently, he spent 12 years at the Newspaper Association of America covering a variety of topics before joining SIPA in 2009 and SIIA in 2013 as editorial director…