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What is your Social Media IQ?

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Are you a Newbie or a full-blown Social Maniac? Have you heard of FourSquare? Do your followers retweet your tweets? Test your social prowess. Many questions float around my head. What categories a person as a Social Maniac and is that a desired state?

I’m a Social Wannabe, tear. Well, that won’t do! How did you score? Are you ready to use social media to help you achieve your personal and professional skills? Okay, what are you waiting for? Lets get started.

I’ve just started taking a Social Media class at BCIT in the hopes of remedying this rather sad state-of-affairs I’ve found myself in—but, one question—do I really want to aspire to have more than 300 friends on Facebook? Scratch, scratch. I’m on my way.

I dream of a world where I can use what I’ve learned to help small businesses in my community–the mom and pop shops that adopt a hyper local strategy.

I’ve decided to experiment and learn. I’ve decided to be persistent and totally immerse myself in my passion. I have a feeling I will learn about this world quite quickly, but it’s a dynamic world, one that will keep me on my toes.

Perhaps one day I will look back on this post and realize that I’ve achieved my dream and stuck to what felt right. I have a lot of respect for people in this area and will learn from the best using Google Alerts, StumbeUpon, Quora and Twitter, to name a few.

Thinksquirt: remember when the term EQ emerged to refer to one’s emotional intelligence? Do you think the term SMQ will have the privilege of achieving the same fate?

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3 Responses to this post.

  1. Chris Bemister's Gravatar

    Posted by Chris Bemister on 18.09.10 at 1:53 pm

    Wouldn’t it be SMQ? Did you take the test? What’s your SMQ?

  2. lauraleewalker's Gravatar

    Posted by lauraleewalker on 18.09.10 at 1:53 pm

    Hey Chris, yes, thanks for pointing that out!! I’ll make a wee edit. I’m a Social Wannabe according to the quiz; however there was a few Social Media IQ tests that I took online, and I got different results with each, so it’s certainly not down to a science…yet! For curiosity’s sake, what’s you SMQ?

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