But I Don’t Have Enough Klout: How To Be Good At Social Media By Not Being A Jerk

If you’ve ever used Facebook, Twitter or any other social media outlet a single day in your life and done so with any rate of success, you’ve probably already heard the whines of other users who are mystified at how you did it, or been accused of making up the term “social media specialist.” In fact, some of the stuff people like to say is starting to sound positively rote by now: “Look at you, little Ms. Popular! How did you ever manage to get all those Twitter followers?” “I tweet stuff all the time, but no one ever retweets me.” “I only have 100 friends on Facebook. No one cares what I think.” The last sentence there is the most deadly — making a broad decision that isn’t yours to make, and giving up before you’ve even started to try. But many people do that, and it can be your death sentence in a digital world where your output can make or break your public persona. So here’s a handy list about what you can do to improve your social media standing and maybe get a few more people to notice you. Also, if you could stop whining about how unpopular you are, that would be super. 1. Decide What You Need to Say One of the greatest dangers of social media is that it allows us to...

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