Following someone back on Twitter validates a two-way connection. It confirms mutual interest. The rhetoric of courtesy Everyone online is entitled to be selective with their follows. In fact, some of the most successful networking efforts are deliberate and executed with clear purpose. So if someone follows you but you're not sure if you want to … Continue reading Twitter Lists: courtesy, classification, trust
Going with the flow..without you
Ever wondered how you'd react if a social media practitioner you follow, who also follows you back, suddenly decides to unfollow you; actually, not just you but all their follows as well? I prefer the term 'practitioner' because those of us who've become adept with social media actually do practice it, regardless of whether or … Continue reading Going with the flow..without you
Organic Minds: Notes from the Social Front
Some of us tend to come across or focus on content related to dominant social media trends, studies, news, as well as the chatter about organizations' experiences in the social space. I'm going to switch gears for this post and get a pulse check on the up-and-coming, entrepreneurial set—get some thoughts from them on their … Continue reading Organic Minds: Notes from the Social Front
Do you follow?
Recently I've managed to successfully convince friends to join Twitter, despite their deer-in-the-headlights reaction. I've also been privileged by follows from complete strangers, mostly entrepreneurs and professionals, who I know enjoy and benefit from the level of engaged interaction we have and try to maintain on a regular basis. Obviously interaction is key to social … Continue reading Do you follow?