Best… Social Media Tips
The number of ways you can use Social Networks seems boundless:
connecting to former colleagues and old friends, sharing up-to-the-minute news,
creating a community of common interest, marketing, sales, recruiting, investor
relations, and so on. At the same time, there is the downside: endless time
wasted, brand risk, and identity theft. With so much emphasis – from just about
everywhere – on Social Media, it seems apropos to list some of the more
effective tips and perspectives:
Centre of Gravity: The most important way to keep your Social
Strategy: Eight strategies to use Twitter.
Many Friends?: When (and why) to "defriend" from
Notworking: Avoid embarassment by following some simple dos and
Hours of Status Updates: A strategy for becoming more
without the Shout: Changing your communication style from
broadcasting to engagement.
Networking: This headline says it all: when Social Networking
Media Sinkholes: How much time is too much time to spend?
Media Manners Matter: What NOT to do in Social Networking.
Friend, or Family?: Explores the hierarchy of relationships:
it’s not all black or white.
This week’s action plan: The very nature of
Social Media is to share ideas, links to resources, then use these as a basis
for discussion. This week, send a link to your favorite tip from this list to
your colleagues and friends: it will improve their experience, and because the
web is social, it will also improve yours.
Special request: Do you have any special Social
Media tips? Send them in, and I will compile for a future Make It Happen post.
Note: The Make It Happen Tipsheet is also available by email. Go to www.PersonalBalanceSheet.com/news