Category Archives: Social Media 101

A Problogger’s View On Social Media Base Camps

Is That How Your Social Media Basecamp Looks?

Is that how your social media base camp looks? Dilapidated,  run down and waiting to collapse? Over the past few months, I have been harping on the importance of having a good base camp in social media. I first wrote about this topic in Where’s Your Social Media Base Camp – and then in The…

The 5 Social Media Baby Steps – Where Do You Start?

If you’re struggling to get started with social media, you’re not alone. With all the buzz about social media, there’s really a lot of misinformation about what it takes to get started and be successful. And no matter what the pundits might make us believe, it really isn’t too late to get on the social…

The Shyness Factor In Social Media – 5 Ways To Jump In And Thrive

There’s a common perception that success in social media depends how extrovert someone is. It could not be farther away from truth. Many a times, it is this single misconception that holds us back from taking the plunge and thrive with social media. About an year ago, Chris Guillebeau of the Art of Non-Conformity, had…

The Social Media Ecosystem

Social media means many things to many people. Before attempting to to score higher in social media, it therefore makes sense to define the beast. There really isn’t a single definition for social media – a one size fits all approach just does not work. Why? Because social media is a collective word for a…