It’s essential to remember that the web is social, and the way we interact online is the same way we will be perceived, judged, treated, and approached by others, most especially our followers.
We have listed some important offline social skills that you can use to boost your social media Orange County online presence.
- Friendliness. If you’re friendly offline, people can tell and vice versa. Being friendly online means using common verbal expressions. The random addition of emoticons on your posts or conversations does not only help add style but also convey to viewers that you are approachable and fun. It also helps if you say nice things without using all caps.
- Trustworthiness. We are aware that social media is somewhat a source of inaccurate information. For every one legitimate story is a dozen less credible ones complete with fake pictures. So select the reliable news source before sharing the links. Unfortunately, most of the exciting photos and stories circulating nowadays are fake, so it helps to research first before sharing.
- Politeness. On social media, your behavior becomes unpredictable. You are prone to outburst of emotions that are abnormal, and the kind of rude behavior can happen. Keep in mind that if you send angry posts or tweet, it can go farther than a light posts or tweet. And the consequence is, you will be known more for your negative emotions than your positive ones.