A lot of times, people think of those who interact in the world of Social Media as being kind of self-centered. After all, Twitter asks you what’s happening. Facebook asks you what’s on your mind. Your posts are things you’ve written. Your tweets are updates about your life and what you’re up to.
However, when we talk about engagement online, it’s usually a thought process that has more to do with other people, not ourselves. While I’m not really advocating you becoming completely self-involved, there are a few things that you really need to internalize, be aware of, and monitor as you prepare to engage with other people online. Think about the following: