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5 ways entrepreneurs can ruin their rep on social media


We’ve all heard about the dangers posed by social media when tempers run high or judgment is clouded, but it isn’t only high school students who have to keep an eye on the future.

As Lewis Howes at Entrepreneur points out, entrepreneurs can also make some serious missteps in the social media sphere that could come back to haunt them, so rather than hiding your ghosts in the closet, take a look at these five things to avoid, and keep them from sneaking in there in the first place.

1. Boring posts. A boring post is anything that lacks your unique personality or perspective. Giving a fresh perspective on an old topic or going against the status quo is what gets noticed…

2. Disrespecting others. Social media is not the place to work out your problems with people. It’s no different than yelling insults at someone in public or raising your voice at a retail store employee. Yes it gets peoples’ attention, but that’s not the kind of attention you want…

Full story at Entrepreneur.

Social media and the entrepreneur.

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