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What social marketing do you engage in?

Just reading a post on “is social marketing for the young” and I have to wonder…

I ¬†hesitate to say if it’s generational or not, bc I might be on the line at age 35. But someone asked me today if I twitter or tweet — and I just had to laugh. I opt for the more “traditional” method, using blogs, linkedin, facebook and other small business profiles. Things that communicate a point of view.

I agree it’s a lifestyle “activity” and in fact I would go so far as to call it a “technology snack.”

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Sometimes I think it goes beyond marketing and turns into an behavior. People seem to need these small fixes or snacks like they need cheetos – and it seems to have the same rather dulling affect.

Thoughts?

I might have coined a new term. You heard it here first: technology snacks

About the Author: Christine Haskell

Christine is a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft with several years experience in the .com industry. She recently started social venture labs, an idea incubator for those leading small mission-driven businesses or organizations looking to create relationships, share ideas and [...]

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