Thursday, September 10, 2009

#5in5 Stratospheric social media tips - Five in Five series

The Go-Giver is a gem of a book, written by John David Mann and Bob Burg. The book outlines 5 laws of stratospheric success. Law #3 of The Go-Giver is The Law of Influence, which says, “Your influence is determined by how abundantly you place other people’s interests first.”

So today's five in five series outlines 5 ways that you can place other's interests before your own. Random acts of social media if you will!

If you don't have the accounts that I refer to in each action, create one and link to some friends and colleagues on each!

1. Go to Linked in and write Recommendations for 3 of your friends or colleagues.
2. Visit a blog on a topic that you are passionate about ( and write a comment on one of the posts.
3. Watch a video on YouTube and if you like it, take the time to say something nice in the comments about the video (if you need a headstart, try
4. Re-tweet someone's post on Twitter
5. When you accept an invitation on Facebook, take the time to recommend some other people that they should link to.

Here's a secret - if you do this for 30 days, I guarantee you that you will see stratospheric benefits! Digg ThisAdd To Add To Furl Add To Reddit Fav This With Technorati Add To Yahoo MyWeb Add To Newsvine Add To Google Bookmarks Add To Bloglines Add To Ask Add To Windows Live Add To Slashdot Stumble This

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