Who is it you want to converse with today?
How about the person who needs someone with knowledge about mineral rights on their land? Or maybe someone who is looking for help on a special project within your field of expertise?
Is there any chance you might find them through this social media stuff? Maybe. Or maybe you’ll be remembered by someone who read your information there – and in turn share it with that potential client.
Lately on Twitter and Facebook I’ve seen a lot of people commenting on articles they have read. I assume these are articles on the Internet because they are usually accompanied by a link to the story. Sometimes that story, however, is their blog.
In fact, the impression is that between the blog and the social media posts people are establishing themselves as experts – or at least establishing their level of expertise.
Take note of this, because by first watching what’s being stated in these different areas you may find who is talking about something important – and learn that it may be significant for you and your career.
Are social media outlets, such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn legitimate places for you to post a professional opinion?
Let’s take that question one step further: Are these self-proclaimed experts legitimate?
Join me at blog.aapg.org/web/ and talk about a couple of questions:
serves as the AAPG Web Site editor for AAPG. She has a Facebook account and Twitter feed.