Tag: The Great Social Media Experiment

GSME #26 :: End Game

The Great Social Media Experiment is taking a rest until December. There are a number of reasons:┬áthe most significant one remains the most important. I fully understand the significance of the online sell: so much more than that was the case when all this began, and with honesty in tow. […]

GSME #25: Robot Love

If there’s one thing I hate more than Robot Twitter accounts, it is real people who pretend they’re not using follower tools when on Twitter. Once upon a time, it was really easy to spot the people who’d be using Crowdfire (or any of the numerous ‘grow your audience’ online […]

GSME #20 :: Did it Again

I have, for some time, lamented the lack of choice that Twitter presents for small businesses. It appears that someone in the company’s hierarchy not only agrees with me, but is working to allow more flexibility for promoting less ‘behemoth’ companies on Social media: Twitter is testing a $99 per […]

GSME #19 :: Ready to Go

I am finally preparing myself for the inevitable: producing a Tweet for the sole purpose of promoting. I’ve been doing some research and it is going to need not simply a straight verbatim reproduction of hashtags and the right combination of words. In fact, to get this message to not […]

GSME #15 :: Follow You, Follow Me

Last week, I stated publicly I was going to try and increase the number of followers I have. Amazingly, this appears to be happening. If I said this had happened solely via the medium of offering free stuff, it would not be far off the truth, but I watch incoming […]

GSME #14 :: Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)

It is time to get my writing aspirations back on track, and that meant today some serious thought over why I’m here and what’s happening long term with blogging as a future. This morning, a simple objective was publicly set: This week's plan on this account is to try and […]

GSME #13 :: Boulevard of Broken Dreams

I’m not going to lie today, I’m pretty hacked off. When you start something as an experiment, one does so with the understanding that the data you’re using is going to be constant and untainted. In the last few weeks, it has been impossible to accurately gauge anything from Twitter’s […]