Read the instructions

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The Bingergread Cottage

I completed one of those tests on line recently that proved that although a woman, I think more like a man. Hardly surprising, then, that I have an in-built aversion to reading instructions. I did this with social media. Knowing there was a wealth of information about it out there, including Nicola Morgan’s excellent book “Tweet Right”. I bashed ahead and made just about every mistake possible.

A few years down the line now, I thought I’d share a few of the hints and tips I’ve picked up, learning the hard way. As you probably know by now, I see Twitter and most especially FB as a large party where you mix and mingle with everyone there.

Don’t take it personally. Even when it is directed at you personally, it is far safer to walk away. Those who know you well won’t believe whatever is being said and if…

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6 thoughts on “Read the instructions

    yeseventhistoowillpass said:
    May 26, 2014 at 4:22 am

    And I think more like a woman…oh well…

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      jorobinson176 responded:
      May 27, 2014 at 11:24 am

      That’s actually brilliant – women thinking rocks! 😉

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    ailsaabrahamwp said:
    May 26, 2014 at 6:47 am

    Thanks for re-blogging this, Jo. Much appreciated.

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      jorobinson176 responded:
      May 27, 2014 at 1:42 pm

      Loved this one Ailsa – it hits the nail right on the head. Your wise words are always helpful, even when you’re chuckling. 🙂 X

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    First Night Design said:
    May 26, 2014 at 7:33 am

    I have the same aversion!

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      jorobinson176 responded:
      May 27, 2014 at 11:20 am

      It’s a lot safer – mostly. 😉 I really admire people who are willing to speak their truths though, and just let all the abuse come their way. 🙂

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