Personal Profiles, Assessing Client Interest, & More

During the August 3 #solopr Twitter chat, independent PR pros shared insight on personal social media profiles, assessing client interest, buying Twitter followers, & more. The following questions helped guide the conversation:

1. Can you have a personal profile, as in private FB/Twitter accts? Can u post about a competitor’s product if on personal acct? #solopr

2. How do you assess prospective client interest and decide to pursue or pass on the opp? #solopr

3. What other cues do you look for re: prospects before you run for the hills? #solopr

4. In the past couple days, a political figure has been accused of buying Twitter followers. Is this ever a good idea? #solopr

Be sure to check out the transcript in PDF for the full discussion. Note that the transcript is in reverse chronological order.

If you weren’t able to join us this week, please let us know how you’d respond to the chat questions below!

The #solopr chat – held each Wednesday from 1-2 p.m. Eastern – is a weekly ritual for some of the most savvy Solo PR Pros on Twitter. Anyone with a Twitter account is welcome to participate – see Join Us for the #solopr Chat on Twitter to find out how!

Thanks to Jennifer Spivak for compiling this post.