Ten Commandments of Social Media
Nov 30 2009 By Robb Clarke There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to social media. There are Ten Commandments of Social Media that you should always try to follow. 1. Social media is not all about you. For every one post that you make about yourself you should dedicate at least three to engaging others in conversation whether it’s Retweeting what they’ve said, commenting on their photo album or asking them how their day is. You need to immerse yourself in the community and become part of the conversation. 2. This ties in with the previous commandment; social media is all about engaging others in conversation and to do that you need to first listen to what others have to say. There are a lot of tools out there that will not only help you listen but will also help you engage. TweetDeck Interface 3. If you’ve been using email for the past 15-20 years then this shouldn’t come as a surprise. Be courteous to others. 4. The rule is simple; watch what you say and whom you say it to. 5.
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