Personfessional – do you speak the new social language?


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Striking the right tone for social media can be hard. Too official? Too polite? Too much like a press release? This blog from a local government officer has some insights into how to approach your social media content.

Companies, brands and local government having a presence in the social world is, on the face of it, like inviting your Granny to a rave.  It’s two separate worlds where collars meet chatters, daytime intrudes on playtime and the well-spoken face the outspoken.

We now know that, despite this apparent oxymoron, there’s room for us on Twitter, Facebook and so on – but only if we get the language just right… it needs to be personal but with a decent tinge of professional remaining.  It needs to be Personfessional – the new social media language for businesses.

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