Follow Me, Like Me, Fan Me: Is the Social Ask Overused? [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Back in March I wrote a post about moving away from the generic social ask. What is a social ask? “Follow me.” “Like me.” “Friend me.” “Become a fan.” “Check in here.” You get the idea. And boy, oh boy, are these “asks” everywhere: our favorite magazine, billboards, store window decals, on television, radio and even in the menus of our favorite restaurants. These asks don’t even touch on what we experience when we join in our social networks.
After I wrote the aforementioned post I became extremely curious as to how many times a day people were potentially hit with social asks on their social networks. The web analytics and engagement management team at Alterian decided to indulge my request and track social asks for a month. What we found was pretty astounding–more than 3.34 million mentions were recorded over a one-month period of people making these social asks around the world
And that’s not all:
Want even more information? Here’s a link to the infographic social media release.
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Do you think the social ask is overused?