I think one of the things holding back Twitter from going “mainstream” is the fact that it’s so open and public. I was browsing through some blogs the other day and found a comment that read: … Twitter is like a crowded room where everyone is yelling over each other …
Wondering why you’re not seeing any results from your marketing efforts in social media? Probably because you are doing it wrong. Here are a few things you can try doing differently.
I started blogging back in college. Bishport.com was my repository for all things Macromedia Flash related. At the time I was teaching an interactive media class at UMass Amherst. I tried to take what I learned as a teacher to my readers.
I am often assigned the task of showing our clients how we use social media as a tool to communicate with others in our industry in real time. I begin with my whole spiel about how Twitter works and how people find us etc.
To get the best out of a community you need to stick out from the crowd in some way. Most good communities have some form of recognition for their more active users. You’ll see a lot of this on most popular ning sites.
One of my favorite parts of my job is hearing the words “well I like what I hear, now put a fence around it”. I’d like to think that this is easier said than done these days as most people forget one essential truth when it comes to Social Media: