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5 Tips for Striking a Balance in Social Media

If you catch this post in time you can catch me on tonight with Chris Curtis on Tech Tuesday at 7pm EST covering this subject. Click the link in her post to listen live.

 

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Remember when the only real site out there considered a social media site was Myspace? We all thought it was so innovative after years of AOL, Compuserve, and BBSs. LOL! But now, there are enough social media sites out there to make your head spin. If you are running a business, of course social media can be very beneficial to your survival. But, how do you find balance? Is it possible.

In my latest post on momAgenda I gave a few tips for striking a balance. These include things like scheduling time for Twitter and being sure to engage our followers.

The following is a guest post from momAgendaCOMM blogger Kris Cain.

We all know it, social media is addictive. It can be a huge time waster if you allow that to happen. Between Twitter, Facebook, and now Pinterest – there is plenty to read and respond to that can keep us occupied for hours.

But, social media can also be a blessing. If you need to expand your brand, it is a great way to create reach, connect with potential clients and provide support to existing clients. However, the key is balance and planning. I am going to give you 5 tips for achieving balance and I am going to admit that I don’t yet abide by all of these rules…but it’s a work in progress.

Click over to read the full article.

Kris McDonald is Chicago mom to 2 sets of twins, photography nut, gadget addict, travel addict, and tech blogger who has worked in IT for over 16 years. Kris figured out a while ago that she was destined to be really busy (hence the 2 sets of twins), and she has found peace with that. Read More