New to the social media scene? With any platform(s) used, take charge and win following these 7 social media guidelines:
1) Brevity rules. Always.
2) Be professional, but conversational.
3) Use bitly or a similar URL redirection service tool.
4) Smiley faces work – often. 🙂
5) Contractions are our friends.
6) In all seriousness, keep it casual.
7) Social media is a worldwide cocktail lounge. Get out there and mingle!
Any other ideas? Did I miss any? What can you add to the conversation?
Duane Drzadinski is a marketing professional, father and social media enthusiast. Connect with him and continue the conversation on Twitter and LinkedIn.