Tag: Opinions

No Social Media Experts – Only researchers

Who is a Social Media expert? One who has written books, or someone who has been making money using Social Media, or someone who consults small and large corporations on implementing social media strategies, or would it be some one who gives talks on Social Media. May be all of them, may be none of them.

In my opinion, I believe there are no experts. This is too young a field to claim expertise on, not yet in my view. But as I have seen it grow I understand that it has become an integral part of life, so important that many would relate the phenomenon to other basic needs like walking, thinking, talking, seeing and more.

There are of course countless books being written on social media, and the interesting fact is that every new book has its relevance and I still feel it is difficult to claim to be an expert in the field. And this is why…

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He that is void of wisdom despiseth his neighbour: but a man of understanding holdeth his peace

‘Love Thy Neighbor’ has been told umpteen times by people famous and less known. Neighbors are family that does not share a blood relation. Feuds between neighbors are also not a new thing and we have read stories and a few might have experienced also. I have been very fortunate in life to be surrounded by neighbors who have been there for me and my family at all times of support.