Friends, fans, followers – what’s an influencer doing when they have a job and a life offline too? Investor Adam Quinton spills his daily social habits.
Name: Adam Quinton
Title: Startup investor, advisor, Board member. Adjunct Prof.
Me: Which social media/networking site is your first site of the day - and why?
Adam: Twitter – first thing I check are my overnight notifications.
Me: What types of content are you drawn to or what conversations do you engage in?
Adam: Content = in interesting to me professionally, news, humor. Conversations = I reply to people who ping me in twitter or comment on my posts. I very rarely join in blog post, lined comment threads etc. Most of that is time wasting grandstanding.
Me: What makes social media valuable (or enjoyable) for you?
Adam: Discovery and new connections as well as sustainable connections.
Me: Could you give up your social networking habit if you had to?
Adam: It would be a challenge. What are you paying me to do it!?
Me: Do you use hashtags?
Me: How frequently do you post on social media?
Adam: Multiple times per day
Me: Do you use any tools / platforms to manage your social media accounts? If so, which ones?
Me: Who or What are your favorite sources of insight?
Adam: Posts by Tom Tungz, Brad Feld, Mark Suster. Tweets my Mark Andreesen, Valar Ashfar, Ted Coine, Tamara McCleary.
Me: Who or What are your favorite sources of amusement?
Adam: @depresseddart @verybritishproblems @queen_Europe @thetweetofgod
Me: What do you use to post to social media?
Adam: Laptop, Mobile
Me: When do you use laptop, mobile, or desktop to post to social media?
Adam: Mobile - Twitter at any time. Laptop - LinkedIn or blog posts any time.
Me: Which other social networking sites are your go-to sites?
Adam: Linkedin and Quora. NOT:
- Facebook = social media retirement community
- Google+ = social media wasteland.
Me: Where can we follow you online?
Adam: @adamquinton mostly
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