Saturday, June 9, 2012

Social Media: Keeping the Personal Touch

From constant updates flooding our Facebook timelines with the whereabouts of our acquaintances, to a constant feed of tweets on Twitter, indicating every monumental second of every day among our friends and celebrities, social media is quickly knocking down the doors of online privacy.

 Why is it, then, that when small business owners try to make their mark on social media, they freeze up and feel the need to put on a robotic persona? Social media isn’t a one-way street, but rather a way to interact with people online just as you would in real life. Rather than trying to remain overly professional when representing a business, it’s important to be personable, engaging, and able to spark conversation among your audience.

This is especially true for small business owners. This article by Youngentrepreneur.com uncovers several tips to remain entertaining and prevent your social media activity from going unnoticed. You can read the full article here