What is voice?
You’re just tweeting, why do you need a voice?
By no means is this key one of the first you’ll need in your social media keychain. Voice is something that develops over time.
This week at Buffer Chat we talked about finding your voice.
That can be a tricky thing. It requires some introspection. When asked, can you answer?
What’s My Voice?
Though I’ve been on Twitter since 2007, it took me a while to find the voice of this persona. Through questions in tweets, text messages, or emails, I realized I needed this forum. I needed a place to give my advice and tips, not just for the person asking, but for anyone else.
So many small businesses do their own social media. Sometimes it shows. Through my blog, tweets, and videos, I help small businesses using humor and analogies. Yes, I will make a fool of myself for your benefit.
How did that happen? It didn’t happen overnight.
I appreciate humor. I was a teacher. I’ve been a secretary for over twenty years. Now I’m a self-taught social media manager. Did my previous experiences suddenly disappear? No. They make me who I am. This is me after four years of tweeting on this account alone. Continue reading