I won’t let you automate your whole feed or fake a verified badge, but recently decided that buying a few followers to launch an account is a pretty good idea
Loyalty, the long tail of social media, is more valuable than a one-shot purchase. I could have bought a single pack of marshmallows from Wondermade from a single link they sent out right away. Instead, I bought myself a few boxes a couple months later. Then a month later, I sent out a few boxes more as gifts. For Christmas, I’m thinking about sending them out to clients. All based on a single Instagram photo.
This month we cooked up a bunch of Twitter lingo for About.com. I’m putting together a glossary of terms because Twitter is a beehive of jargon that scares people away before they ever really get into it.
The main reason people want more Twitter followers is to build credibility. For businesses, it’s a good way to show your reputation. For people, especially those looking for a job in social media, it’s a way to prove influence.
Illustrated by Patrick Yurick Facebook’s biggest fail wasn’t that they asked businesses to pay to increase Facebook visibility, but that they put all fans in a bucket and made them re-establish their loyalty just to see posts from their favorite brands and companies. Businesses hate it, and so do their fans. They signed up for updates, […]