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Your article is the voice of reason. I definitely find that my facebook community and I walk to the beat of a different drummer. I cozy into computer time after dinner and check in with all my facebook friends and colleagues, worldwide. They do the same.
I am not very technically savvy to actually measure facebook activity or the activity on my other social media accounts. But if I find that a certain time works best, the people I connect with most likely find that time works for them too.
Thank you and sincerely,
What I especially like about this post is that it focuses on the 'social' benefits of social media rather than the business benefits. With the exception of #5 it is written for and geared to the layman. I get so tired of attempting to understand posts about how social media can transform ones business when it is written in a language that only the inner circle of marketers understand (or do they?).
Thank you Samantha Rupert for illustrating that social media is for everyone. It has value and daily life applicability. It is not just for the geeks and for those who need to share with the world what they ate for breakfast.
We met at Basil Puglisi's Social Media Club meeting on Long Island about a year ago. Good to see you here and to read your post.
Anita Roddick is my business heroine. Although she died a few years ago at age 66, her words and story live on as a legacy to international business. Her first book, 'Business as Unusual', emphasized that she did not believe in advertising and never did it. I guess things have changed substantially for the company with its very clever marketing campaigns.
I would like people to know that she never compromised her beliefs. She ran a grassroots business that became international and she sat at the table with other CEOs from some of the other weathiest companies in the world. They talked international business. They hated what she stood for. But they could not ignore her because her business had become as much if not more successful than theirs. Hers was built on integrity and core values. They all considered that approach naive and lacking their rules of business.
Alison D. Gilbert
As I read this article about LIKES becoming currency, I realized that something might be amiss, ever backwards. Do people frequent a business because they LIKE it. Or do they LIKE it because they already frequent and purchase from it?!
Sounds good to me. I find third party platforms extra baggage. It is a much better idea to have an alarm clock or a timer build in to a platform.
I tried Buffer and when it share my content, all the images were missing and the URLs were shortened so no one know what I was writing about. The result, less chance they would bother to look at what I had posted ANd taken the extra step to time the posting.
I am not 100% sure of the author's preditions but they sound good to me.
I wanted to share this blog post both on Google + and to see if there would be the opportunity to 'Pin' something in the future. You do not seem to have provisions for either of them and many other well known platforms. I am surprised to say the least. Can you explain to me why your sharing ability is so limited? Thank you.