10 ways to support others in Social Media

Much great material  has been written about  engaging in social media & supporting other women indeed awesome networks of bloggers have banded together to uplift each other. We all know about subscribing to our favorite blogs, leaving comments on posts etc so I won’t reinvent the wheel here but I will list my favorite ways of showing support to other bloggers & the brands that work with them!

  • Be generous in hitting the “like” button on friend’s Facebook status updates
  • Don’t forget Youtube much brilliant content there from bloggers & brands that shockingly goes unloved! give a thumbs up, take a second to comment!
  • Directly introduce friends to brands that will fit their needs on Twitter & Facebook,
  • Take a few seconds to type out “I read a great review of your product over on X blog” when you follow a new brand on twitter/Facebook
  • Did a  twitter party ,giveaway or product review delight you? tell the brand !
  • Placing an order with a brand you found via social media? if there’s a place for comments/notes on the order form, mention the blogger who recommended them!
  • Visit a lot of blogs daily? notice the sidebar ads, click on and consider bookmarking interesting sites for future shopping use.
  • Need something from Amazon? why not buy it via an affiliate link on your favorite blog, you’ll get your order just as safely & securely & you’ll help a friend to keep producing great content
  • Do you have klout ? consider searching for your favorite bloggers/brands there, give them +K for the ways they have influenced you
  • A brand pitching you that isn’t a good fit for your site? refer them to another blogger! Build relationships!

There’s an old saying that says “if you want a friend you must first be one” social media is all about building relationships so that brand,blogger and consumer all benefit. How do you support other social media professionals?

 

FTC: I was not compensated for this post in any way. I am a member of the mombloggers club but the opinions expressed here are totally my own & I was not required to write this post as a condition of membership.

About Jean Parks

Jean Parks is a chocolate & cupcake loving, computer & gadget addict from Boston, MA

Comments

  1. Great post! One of best ones I’ve read today!

    Smiles,
    Jody

  2. These points are reminders to keep me grounded.

    Thanks!

  3. Sylvia says:

    I am always finding great blogs via link ups on the blogs I follow. It never occured to me to let them know that I was referred to their site by another blog. I will be more mindful now. Thanks for a great article.

  4. Awesome post! Thanks so much!

  5. Michelle says:

    LOVE this post – Fabulous! Thanks for the great tips, I will be sure to use them.

  6. Love, Love, Love it Jean! Thank you so much for sharing great information so often and encouraging others to do the same!

    xoxo
    Dabney

  7. Jean Parks says:

    I am amazed everyday by the really deep friendships I’m forming, here, on twitter, Facebook and the awesome blogs I read each day. You all have really honored me by taking time from your busy days to post here and I love you for it!

  8. Hello Jean,

    I’ve enjoyed tweeting with you over the months. Thank you for these reminder tips. I think we often forget that we need to support as many great people as we can and not just a select few who support us.

    Looking forward to meeting you IRL at BlogHer!

    Sara

  9. This is a great blogger/social media code of ethics.

    We all can help each other and should!

  10. Trish says:

    Great post/tips! Thanks. Looking forward to meeting you at Blogher

  11. From now on i will follow these. Thank you for the post.

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