The recent hype about "Man vs Food" star, Adam Richman, got me thinking about Facebook, Twitter and everyone's blog. You can click on the link if you want the whole story, but the short version is simply that the Travel Channel has indefinitely postponed Richman's new show, following his incredibly bad reaction to a comment posted on Instagram.
For the most part, all of you have multiple clients. I don't think any of you are in a position with only one client. However, when you took on social media you put yourself in the public eye and your readers, followers and potential clients all, directly or indirectly, have input into the future growth of your business.
The fiasco with Adam Richman sparked some ideas to help you stay grounded. See if these five points make sense:
Last on the list, we're all only human and sometimes you just get pushed over the edge. When that does happen, don't be afraid to go back and apologize. You don't need to stand your ground when you know your approach is wrong.
Make sure you taste your words before you spit them out!
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