Archive for March, 2010
As we began our first efforts to absorb what the term social media was, we learned in simple terms that it is about having a conversation with others. Engaging them if you will, one on one. (Understanding that others are always welcome to join in the conversation) We were warned early on that this is also about being personal and not about advertising, at least in the sense that it requires each of use to put ourselves out there and exchange our lives and experiences in hopes of attracting others with similar experiences or at least that would have common interests.
ActiveRain as a network helped us recognize through various tutorials from Brad Andersohn, Jeremy Blantan and Bob Stewart and many others associates in the network on how to log in , set ourselves up with accounts and then invite others to join in. I expect knowing how to do this and actually doing it, there is sometimes a gap or least a couple big questions that pop into our minds.
For some they may see this effort as a frivolous waste of time, as surely no one ever listed their home or bought one because when they were kids they collected stamps and you happened to do that as well. Don’t try and draw any early conclusions just yet as I begin to explore with you, some easy, friendly and very social ways to get started and stay connected. Read the rest of this entry »
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