Mar 10, 2013

Social media and the numbers game
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Sam Fiorella

Social media and the Internet have allowed people to promote themselves and reach out to bigger audiences in easy and affordable ways.

Unfortunately, some brands and entrepreneurs have also talked themselves into believing that cutting corners and showing off numbers matter more than anything else.

Sam Fiorella shares some insightful thoughts on the numbers game and cyber shills in his article.

“We know of many tools that artificially build Twitter followings, Facebook “Likes,” and even user registrations for online services, yet few admit to using them. In fact, the running joke is that those who fervently criticize their use are often the ones deploying such services to amplify their online presence.”

Sam Fiorella: Exposing Cyber Shills and Social Media’s Underworld.

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Cendrine Marrouat

Cendrine Marrouat is a social media journalist, blogger, coach, curator, and author living in Canada. She is also the founder of Social Media Slant , a blog focusing on social media tips, tools, stats, and news for small businesses and solo-entrepreneurs.

On March 6, 2012, Cendrine released The Little Big eBook on Blogging: 40 Traffic Generation Tips, a comprehensive resource that provides bloggers of all levels with essential information and precise guidance to attract quality traffic to their blogs. She is currently working on an eBook on social media strategies.
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Cendrine Marrouat

Cendrine Marrouat is a social media journalist, blogger, coach, curator, and author living in Canada. She is also the founder of Social Media Slant , a blog focusing on social media tips, tools, stats, and news for small businesses and solo-entrepreneurs. On March 6, 2012, Cendrine released The Little Big eBook on Blogging: 40 Traffic Generation Tips, a comprehensive resource that provides bloggers of all levels with essential information and precise guidance to attract quality traffic to their blogs. She is currently working on an eBook on social media strategies.

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