John from Accent Inns here and guess what. It’s that time of year again. Cherry blossoms are in bloom, flowers are coming back to life in local gardens and the smell of fresh cut grass permeates the air (at least in Victoria BC). The coming of spring also means we have the chance to meet 700 of our closest friends. You know, those folks you friended, followed, chatted with, pinned and retweeted all winter. You’ll have the chance to meet those nice people at Social Media Camp 2014 in Victoria BC May 1-3. (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘twitter’
The following post was spurred on by some recent advertising I’ve come across. Honestly, my blood pressure rose. As the fellow in charge of Social Media for Accent Inns I’ve certainly known about the opportunity to get “paid” twitter followers to build a following but doesn’t that go against what twitter, and other social media platforms, are all about?
“1 Million Twitter Followers for $$$$$ ! Limited Time Offer!”
I hear the arguments about “more followers equals more credibility” but I think that’s hogwash. In human terms, if you’re wealthy can you “buy” friends…probably. Will those friends be there when you need them, really care about what you say? My guess is NOT. (more…)