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Loved your comments, Ron. I think they're bang on too. Good luck "doing" social!
Probably the one thing that saves me in business, Kent, is my training in psychology. I taught me that it is so important in life to NOT go on the defensive. It never helps "win" a situation. The best thing is always to hear the other person out, take responsibility for your actions (this doesn't mean it's always your fault), and try to come to a resolution.
Remember, you can't fight with someone who isn't going to fight back. The old cliche -- you catch more flies with sugar than with vinegar -- really is true.
I agree, James. It's always important to post what your audience finds interesting and of value. Posting just to post will definitely not keep your audienced engaged.
Hi Brian, I guess it depends on what you mean by boring. Take the plumber - what about posts about fix-it tips. I know I'd come back to a site that helped me save money and it would keep the plumber front and center in my mind when I needed a professional.
The whole You Blend It campaign relied on other people uploading videos of people blending weird objects. They didn't advertise the blender, they just showed their audience what the blender could do. There are ways to be creative, even if the product is a bit less than exciting.
What are your thoughts?
Thanks, Stuart. Great idea!
Thanks for your comment, Rusty! Gald you enjoyed the article.