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Facebook: How to separate business from personal.
What's your business? What's your pleasure?
Now that we're all online transparency is critical. Most of us work more than one job and have more than one passion. Even if your second job is a home-based business or a hobby that you tinker with, I'd like to explain several methods for separating business from pleasure, as well as ways to take advantage of social network connections without driving your Facebook friends crazy.
We've all known someone who joined an MLM company and soon, that was ALL they wanted to talk about. Every call, every conversation they try to sway you to sell whatever it is they're selling (knives, Amway, vacuums.. lol) you get my point. The reason I'm making this point is because I have my moments, too. (No, I don't sell Amway, sorry!). Hah!
I'll get to my point. I have several passions - a short list includes: graphic design and all forms of advertising, natural health and green products, funny cat pictures and videos, and inappropriate humor. From this list I'm sure you're creating yours - all of us have different facets to our personalities. (My mind visualizes this like my boards on Pinterest!) Last year, I created a blog, Natural Nutrition Guru as a creative outlet for my health and natural products obsession. I also created a facebook page for that blog.
This way, my friends who love my obsession about health and nutrition can follow my NNG page, while my friends who love my design work and went to school with me or work with me can follow my graphic design page. In this way, I can post til my heart is content without bombarding my boss with Ava ads, or my Ava fans with design, marketing or blog information.
Remember the niche - and use it to your advantage. The human brain loves to compartmentalize. Typically when I post on any of my business pages I will only share on my other pages when it's appropriate. I think we feel the same about Facebook posting as we do about emails - if there are too many we will unsubscribe!
Don't overpost - I think my next hub should be about scheduled posts on Facebook! Thoughts?