The 5 C’s of Social Media
Synergy… dictionary.com says it’s “the interaction of elements that when combined produce a total effect that is greater than the sum of the individual elements, contributions, etc.”
I’ve been writing here at I’m Just Thinkin’ for over 2 years now. One of the things I’ve picked up on is the very cool trend of how ideas bounce around here in the blogosphere… yesterday’s post here was actually inspired, at least in part, by Andy Andrews… and I didn’t even realize it until Joe Lalonde commented that my writing reminded him of Andy’s recent work as well.
I’ve noticed this happens quite frequently… online and in life as we surround ourselves with good, like-minded people. Through our combined efforts we can always accomplish more that we ever could individually… “synergy through unity” if you will. Our online think-tank is similar to the one that has existed for generations… however, it is more readily accessible and potentially broader than ever.
How do we harness this synergy to achieve more? Here are 2 ideas…