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NEW Facebook Advertising Trick!

I don't normally post on Thursdays, but I began to notice a new Deadly Communication Sin of Advertising the other day that was confirmed for me just yesterday.  Since this one is new, it's not part of my article, "The 12 Deadly Communication Sins of Advertising," BUT you should be aware of it.  Here's how it works: You receive an email notifying you that you have a new comment to a Facebook post.  It says you should check out this link for special deals on XYZ. You click on the link to see why someone would have posted this as a response and you find that their comment ISN'T THERE!  Since your post was about how you needed prayer for...

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Do your posts "L@@K" like spam?

I had an experience on Facebook last week that got me thinking about how important it is to be careful that our communication doesn't resemble something that people could take the wrong way.  It isn't enough to be genuine, we have to communicate that we are.  If you use the language of scammers and spammers, people will wonder if you are.  If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck, people will naturally conclude that it's a duck.  Here's what I mean and what we can all learn from Pst Spence. Last week, I received a friend request from someone with an odd sounding name:  Pst Spence.  We had several mutual friends, his page looked normal and he...

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