Posted by: Jim Adcock | February 5, 2011

Social Media and the Attention Hog (Me! Me, me, ME!!!!) (via Working It Out)

On my main blog, Working It Out, I talked about a successful run I had after posting some content I felt would be controversial, and then talling everyone I could get to listen about how controversial it all was…

Social Media and the Attention Hog (Me! Me, me, ME!!!!) Gee, marketing myself by saying something provocative like “Come see my most controversial post ever” really delivered the eyeballs!  Who knew? Well, actually I kinda had that figured before I went and did it… Saying something provocative is only one of many kinds of social marketing stunts.  Of course, you can pull those stunts only so often (and I certainly can’t pull the same stunt again anytime soon). But more importantly, when you pull a mar … Read More

via Working It Out

Jim Adcock is a SharePoint Administrator, and blogs about SharePoint at his main blog, Working It Out. He is also Vice President of Launch Pad Job Club, an organization in Austin, Texas, whose mission is help people who have lost their jobs to get the skills they need to land their next job, and to help them cope with the interim between jobs. Consequently, Jim also blogs about career management. He also serves as Secretary on the Austin Software Process Improvement Network Board of Directors. He also wants to know why everyone keeps asking him about sleep…



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