The 5 people you meet in social networking hell

Archetypes for a new online landscape.

Ever wonder who attends social media networking events? Be prepared to meet some denizens of these events.

Drink and notebook in hand (a highly recommended combination), we attended our first such meet-up. Who accosted us along the way may or may not surprise you. They are—well, let’s call them iconic. Can you think of any others to add to our list?

Paula, the Poser

The Social Media Poser thinks she knows everything about social media, but all she does is quote Shel Holtz’s blog. Great source; it’s too bad she doesn’t understand what Shel’s talking about. She tries, though. Ohh, how she tries. It’s excruciating. So, what’s your cue to say goodbye? When she says: “My ROI really blew up yesterday!” Exit, stage left.

Josh, the Job Hunter

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