You Suck! So I Unfollowed You On Twitter!

If you were more interesting, I might not have unfollowed you on Twitter

Maybe you should be more interesting!

Let’s get something straight.

For those of us who take social media seriously,  it’s not a game. It’s not about numbers, it’s not about volume, and it’s not about tweeting every little thing we’re doing all day long. In fact, for me I make my living from social media and I take it very seriously.

So, to be brutally honest, I don’t care how many followers you have. I don’t care about how many tweets you have. I don’t care how long you have been on Twitter. I don’t care whether you #followback. And I sure as heck don’t care what your Klout score is.

What I do care about is whether you provide valuable content. Whether you contribute to the conversation. Whether you are interesting. Whether you’re fun. Whether you’re friendly. Whether you’re engaging!

If I follow you, don’t feel obligated to follow back and if you choose not to follow back, that’s cool. Maybe I’m not your cup of tea. Trust me, I’m not everyone’s cup of tea. Follow me if you like what I have to say. If it’s interesting to you. If you want to see my tweets in your timeline. Don’t follow me if you’re just doing it so I’ll follow you back and pump up your numbers.

If, however, I follow you and then later I unfollow you, don’t get annoyed. There are many reasons that I might have unfollowed you. Maybe you’re annoying, an absolute bore, a spammer, or just rub me the wrong way…maybe you’re just not MY cup of tea.Be a good sport about it, though. Don’t whine. Don’t complain. And certainly don’t announce it to the world like it’s the worst thing that ever happened!

Yes, I unfollowed you on Twitter. Maybe you suck!

So what? I unfollowed you on Twitter! Gonna cry about it?

Do you really think I care if you tell everyone that I unfollowed you? Do you think that announcing it on your Twitter feed is going to shame me back into following you again? That’s not how Twitter works. If you want me to follow you, be interesting, be funny, be non-spammy, be friendly, be of-use to me.

Otherwise, suck it up cupcake…I unfollowed you. If you’re not interesting, it’s not my fault!

 

 

Comments And Reactions

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  14. From @socmedsean: You Suck! So I Unfollowed You On Twitter! http://t.co/lLAPj376 LOL re: “suck it up cupcake” line. h/t @SteveCassady on G+.

  15. You Suck! So I Unfollowed You On Twitter! http://t.co/i6hh1dyY via @SocMedSean <– Good post!

  16. Great post, Sean. Some folks believe that you must follow them once they’ve followed you. That’s not how it works, kids.

  17. I agree with almost everything. Except if you’re a #followback twerp, fuhgettaboutit…

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