3 Things That Make Me Better Than You at Social Media (and what you can do about it)

source: woofer_kyyiv @ flickr “Sure, sure”, you’re saying to yourself. This guy is clearly a nobody. He’s got no background, he’s not famous, and I think I have more followers than him on Twitter. Why would he even dare to think that he’s better than I in social media? Worthy reader, you’re going to read this post and think that I’m just bragging here. But, you’re also going to leave with a set of action items that happens naturally for me and will become natural for you. You see, I grew up with Facebook and Twitter. Quite literally. When Facebook first allowed anyone ages 13 and over to register, I had just turned 13. And what has happened with people that grew up with social media is that we have developed the innate sense of sharing and the natural sense between great posts and TMI (too much information). Here are three things that I do on a daily basis, things that connect with people, and things you should take away from this article. #1. Be witty, inspirational or helpful, but only one. With any tweet, I seek to 1) make people laugh, 2) motivate or 3) offer information. It’s the crux of getting any form of useful attention to yourself. But, if you try to do all three at once, you’re going to lose yourself somewhere. People my age...

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