Be Funny: The Amazing Power of Humor in Social Media Marketing

Have you heard this one?

“I have to breakup with you. We’ve connected on so many platforms—Facebook and Twitter—but I just don’t feel Linkedin.” – Derek Kessinger 

The funny bone can be

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.socialmediatoday.com

I know I try to be funny or inject my sense of humor with my own posts whenever I can.  I remember someone referring to me as a tech comm humorist at one time, which surprised, but pleased me. Life is too short to take everything so seriously,  If you can’t find some humor in what you do for a living, or at least see what some of the ironies are, what’s the point of doing it?  This article supports that notion. We can’t all be comedians, but a little humor does go a long way. 

 

What do you think? Does humor have a place in social media? Add your commentary below. 

–techcommgeekmom

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About TechCommGeekMom

Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who has recently started her own technical communications consultancy, Dair Communications. She has worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, and BASF North America, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog, TechCommGeekMom.com, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/daniellemvillegas, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog.
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