An article recently published by Anton Koekemoer on Memeburn.com outlines his views on the 5 habits one should adopt to be effective on social media.
He lists these habits as:
1: Start the day with a cup of social media –
What are you reading with your morning cup o’ ? Consider reading digital content to find good stuff to share with your audience. Having another cup o’ later in the morning? Share more info.
2: How do you look at the information that passes by you each day? – Filter your input and consider what would make good content in your social media avenues. Keep notes and refer back to them, or better yet – Tweet, Post or update right away.
3. Blogging on weekends – or whenever you have free blocks of time. (pre-schedule blogs out in to the future) Blogging is one of the best ways of getting found online.
.” A blog can increase your credibility, build awareness, improve your organic SEO rankings, and it’s a powerful communication channel that you can use to engage with your target audience.” However, it can be time-consuming. Refer to Koekemoer‘s article for a few good tips on getting it done!
4: Small updates – when it suits you…..
5: Take it with you – With smartphones and tablets you might use your social media platforms where you are, when you are thinking of it. Engage, respond, share.
Koekemoer summarizes with this: to have “…..social media in your everyday life it’s important that you stay consistent with your updates and connect with your target audience to increase your visibility on the social web. By using social media on a daily basis, posting updates when you have a break, blogging over the weekend, and by looking at the world from a different perspective, it will help you get your business on the social web.”
This is Good Stuff!