Daily Archives: June 13, 2013

19 Things Successful People Do on Social Media – via Forbes

To all my social media friends. Enjoy this article by Jan Moran.

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Social media is an important tool for entrepreneurs, author-preneurs, and corporate folks alike. It’s been reported that 69% of adults use social mediaNow, more than ever, it’s important to understand the keys for success.

How do you build a brand and develop a following? Like face-to-face social interactions, social media interactions are also improved by being genuine, by speaking to the individual. In writing, the reader/audience has to fall in love with the protagonist. In the business I founded, I used to tell my team that we wanted our clients to fall in love with us and our service. Answer the phone with a smile, because people can hear happiness. Care. Be authentic.

We’re all individuals, and we each have a special way of sharing our message. For example, I like the quick interactions on Twitter, I like sharing news from my Triberr friends. Facebook and Pinterest are growing…

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Are You Being Busy or Fruitful?

Good article by Kristen Lamb author of We Are Not Alone: The Writer’s Guide to Social Media

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We’ve talked about entropy a lot lately. How the dishes are never done and the laundry multiplies when left alone too long. My inside sources (The Dust Bunnies) tell me the dirty laundry, when left too long to their own devices start forming cults, particularly “The Whites.” According to The Bunnies, laundry apparently must sacrifice a sock to their god—Dry-Er—every load so Dry-Er will not smite them.

Um what else did you think Dry-Er lint was made from?

With the proper sacrifice, the laundry can be fruitful and multiply. “The Reds” have been known to give a blood sacrifice on occasion. Yes, your husband’s undershirts will be pink, but the laundry is then blessed with more generations of progeny.

The Dust Bunnies swear on their lives this is true, so they’ve bought a little time. That and the vacuum bags Hubby ordered don’t fit.

So aside from the occult activities…

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