I hate to simply mine Dilbert cartoons for content, but after his flirtation with social media, he’s moved on to… writers.
Ghost writers, to be specific:
Now I know why my head hurts. Keep writing (dead or alive), Tom Chandler.
Looks like Dilbert’s going to mine the Social Media vein for a while; rather than post all the strips here, I’ll simply suggest you visit the Dilbert site to follow what’s surely coming.
If it’s one thing social media marketers need – and sometimes sorely lack – it’s a sense of perspective (and perhaps a sense of humor).
Keep writing, Tom Chandler.
Laughing at companies who hand their social media efforts over to the intern has become a venerable sport on the Intertubes, but Dilbert looks at company-sponsored social media from the reverse angle – where a company decides to try this “newfangled” stuff but doesn’t actually want anyone to practice it:
(Show of hands from anyone who’s experienced this firsthand?)
For 27 years I've worked as a copywriter. Despite that, I retain a youthful appearance and remain mostly sane.
I'm a copywriter, but the Underground isn't focused solely on copywriting; it's a reflection of one writer's interest in other writers (and writer's tools, text editors, creativity - and everything else that bubbles up).