Tag Archive: etiquette

Surviving Hurricane Sandy and Online Posts

There’s nothing like a major hurricane to change your perspective on a lot of things. As I write this I’m sitting in my office in NJ, with power, safe and warm. 20 minutes from here there are people who lost their homes, their jobs, some even their lives…everything. And the temperature is dropping. If that […]

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How to Be a Classy Social Media Marketer

Marketing your business in someone else’s space without permission is inappropriate, and makes you and your business look bad. This type of pseudo-marketing strategy is what gives direct sellers and online marketers a bad name. If we want to be taken seriously as a business owner, you need to market with class. Here’s how.

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Are You Spamming with Facebook Events?

The misuse of Facebook Events can easily cause you to be labeled a spammer. This post explains the difference between Facebook Profiles and Pages, and how to use Facebook Events in a relevant way for your direct sales business.

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How Helpful Are You Really?

I’ve been researching protein powder shakes. I typically run about 4 miles a few times a week, and I’ve found that I like to have a shake mixed with fruit, vegetables, and nuts after my run. It makes me feel good. Now I know a LOT of direct selling companies offer these types of shakes. […]

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Why Are You Ignoring the Fans on Your Facebook Page?

I recently read an article that said that a study has shown that 95% of wall posts on brand Facebook Pages go unanswered. 95%! This really shocked me. After all, isn’t the point of social media to be, well, social? Why on earth would you put up a Page, try to write engaging content that […]

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But I Want it Now! (and Other Bad Behavior)

As I’ve mentioned before, my company provides community management services for direct selling companies. What this means is that we manage the day to day of a company’s social media presence, from writing and posting content to responding to comments on Facebook, Twitter, etc. (to monitoring and reporting as well.) And it gives me a […]

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