From the weekly “must-read” newsletter produced by Alan Stevens The Media Coach.
With all the attention paid to Social Media, there’s been little focus on its related discipline, anti-social media. Here are a few tips to make sure that you know how to use anti-social media for no gain and scant profit:
- Promote yourself relentlessly, at all times. Make sure that every message is a selling one, so that your friends and followers understand what you are really about
- Re-send messages from experts, to give the impression that you have the same thoughts. Occasionally “forget” to mention their name to reinforce this impression
- Try to get as many people to follow you as possible, but ignore them completely. They are just your potential customers, so they have nothing to offer you
- Cut and paste articles and pretend that you wrote them (or at least hint at it by making it hard to spot the name of the original author)
- Insult and abuse others, to damage their reputations and reduce their chance of getting work.
- Constantly promote money-making schemes that you don’t use yourself (because they don’t work)
There you go. If you follow these rules on a daily basis, your business will change dramatically, but not in the right direction. You may even end up with an ASMO (Anti-Social Media Order).
“This information was written by Alan Stevens, and originally appeared in “The MediaCoach”, his free weekly ezine, available at www.mediacoach.co.uk.”
….how did I do Alan?