27 Social Media Do’s & Don’ts

digital marketing netiquette

14 Social Media Do’s

  1. Cultivate friendships
  2. Promote yourself, then your business – if culture allows it
  3. Participate regularly
  4. Repeat names
  5. Look for opportunities to help
  6. Use conversational tone
  7. Employ correct spelling & grammar
  8. Include http:// for a link
  9. Be authentic, friendly, & interesting
  10. Ask open-ended questions
  11. Mind your manners
  12. Be sociable
  13. Use hashtags where appropriate
  14. Research groups/blogs where you can post a comment and a link back to your blog

13 Social Media Don’ts

  1. Blatantly advertise.
  2. Say things you don’t want repeated
  3. Be narcissistic – no one likes a ‘me’ person
  4. Be negative
  5. Be confrontational or controversial
  6. Swear or cuss
  7. Use ALL CAPS
  8. Talk about religion, sex and politics
  9. Drop the ball – always follow up!
  10. Spam
  11. Plagiarize
  12. Use Texting language
  13. Be an egg head

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