I don’t re-blog a lot, but when I came across this thought-provoking post by Kristen Lamb on the dangers of over-using the HARD sell on social media, I thought it was worth passing on.

Social Clear-Cutting–Can Our Social Media Behaviors Destroy Our Social Environment? « Kristen Lamb’s Blog.

Basically she says that a constant barrage of “Buy my book!!!!” is like clear-cutting a forest, a practice that will inevitably lead to this.


She says it much better, of course, so you ought to take a look.