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Social Media Experts – Day 8 of the 31 Day Challenge

Hi,

There has been a lot of talk lately on the subject of social media snake oil, and people calling themselves social media experts.

David Armano weighs in.

V Mary Abrahm sounds off.

And Dawn Foster gives some interesting advice.

By the way, today's exercise is actually about interlinking your posts. So I'm writing a post I think can be linked to others on my blog. (Two birds, one stone.)

Let's start by acknowledging everyone makes mistakes - even the biggest social media site in the world. Earlier this month, Facebook announced a partnership with Neilsen.

When it was announced, I took issue with Facebook for Continue reading

Facebook doesn’t get Social Media – Day 7 of the challenge

Wouldn't you know it...I commit to finishing Darren Rowse's 31 day challenge, and Day 7 has a scary assignment.

Write a link post. Eek!

I have to contribute something useful and constructive to someone else's blog post. 😉

As much as I like adding to the conversation, there's actually a recent article I'd like to add to more than a blog post. The article is about Neilsen teaming up with Facebook to Continue reading

Social Media – Creating Your Profiles – Better Blogging Day 3

Hi,

Day 3 of Darren Rowse's challenge shows you how to promote a blog post.

There are a couple of good posts on my blog, but there's a topic lots of folks have asked about - creating social media profiles - that I'd like to write about today. Then I'll promote this post for Day #3.

This post is built from material in "Creating Your Social Media Profiles" - one of the bonus reports for the 2010 Social Media Directory (Release date: 14 Sep 09).

There's no question about your profile being the most important part of you involvement in social media. Your profile is how you introduce yourself to others. Even when you meet someone by being part of a group, the first thing they do is click on your name so they can see your profile.

The hard part about making a good profile is Continue reading