Social Media and the “Hip-Factor”

Ok, so maybe it’s because i’m not hip or fashionable enough to understand social media.  There are a ton of articles, “Marketers”, “Social Media Experts” and so on extolling the endless virtues and possibilities of social media.

They post rules of engagement, do’s-and-don’ts, What to say/write/post and what not to and so forth.  Seems an awful lot of rules and regulations just to engage in readers and potential clients.

Maybe I don’t understand the nuances of twitter, linkedin, facebook and the myriad of social media possibilities.  I’ve never been able to get massive followings, clients tripping over themselves to use my research/writing business or readers dying to buy/download my book.

I post daily on my Health, Technology and Book Blogs daily, I post those links on said media networks, then work on other projects.  (I’ve since given up on trying to get Google’s Adsense to work on all the blogs/websites and trying to create websites from scratch. I know now that is not my strong suit).

I don’t have time (or the interest, really) to sit and ‘work’ social media.  I’m busy writing.

By Brick ONeil

Author, Researcher, Writer: . Called 'a prolific writer' since 2001, work includes Blogging, Copywriting, Spreadsheets, Research, Proposals, Articles in the fields of real estate, dating, health, fitness, disease, disability, technology and food.

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