The Ten "Be's" and one "Don't" of Social Media

By: Viveka Friday July 31, 2009 comments Tags: LinkedIn and Twitter, Social Media, Social Media Speaker, Social Media Tips

The Ten Be's of Social Media

    1. Be relevant

    1. Be informative  - give information away - a lot

    1. Be human - create relationships

    1. Be current

    1. Be substantial

    1. Be transparent (be able to back your claims up)

    1. Be in touch (pick up the phone!)

    1. Be clear on your brand

    1. Be clear on your keywords (OPTIMIZE)

    1. Be prolific

    1. Don't' BE PUSHY

More on social media at the Best Practice Institute in November


About the Author: Viveka

Viveka is author of LinkedIn Marketing: An Hour a Day and is known internationally as the “LinkedIn Expert”.
CEO of Linked Into Business, she also hosts the biggest LinkedIn chat on Twitter.  Forbes has listed her as a top social media influencer for three years running, and she has been cited in Ragan, CNN, Forbes, Mashable, Simple Living, Bloomberg, LinkedIn's Small Business Site and "The Sophisticated Marketer's Guide to LinkedIn, The Miami Herald, Social Media Today and The Social Media Examiner!

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