We are conditioned to pay attention to controversy, whether it is from our celebrities, politicians or the economy (need I say more). We love to be shocked or at the very least offer our opinion. Take a hot button issue in your industry and write about it. The more controversial, the more traffic or attention your post will attract. Obviously, you don't want to get too personal and tarnish your reputation, but a little pot stirring can set things in motion. Like the old adage, "It's better to be talked about, than ignored."
Everybody wants to be entertained. Humor breaks down barriers and makes people more receptive to your message. People will breeze Phone Number List through your post if you sprinkle a little personality into it. A recent post included a cartoon with Steve Jobs standing at the pearly gates in front of God and Moses, with God saying, "Moses, meet Steve; he's going to update your tablets!"Well, my friend, I believe it is time to start seriously thinking about how social media can rapidly grow your company or brand in 2011.
Do you really want to learn more about social networking?? Do you want to have a huge presence on the major social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube etc? This is where everyone that is anyone hangs out these days. If you're not using social networking, you are missing out on a potential HUGE customer base. In today's climate, business and pleasure are very closely linked and what I mean by that is, people will only do business with you if they feel they KNOW, LIKE and TRUST you.