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Christmas is a perfect time to create havoc online

If you want to tar and feather your sworn enemy online using social media, now’s the perfect time to do it! Blog, tweet, and Facebook your slander or meritless accusaton; make a chastizing video, post it, promote it, and kick it to viral! Turn it up to 11! If you have an axe to grind or a bee in your bonnet, and want to get sweet, sweet revenge, a once-a-year opportunity is upon you … Christmas! 
We’re entering a time when most companies — and people — are ill-prepared to defend their online reputations while they’re spending every last minute of their “use it or lose it” end-of-year vacation time! Suckers! From now until some time in January.

English: A bauble on a Christmas tree.
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If you’re interested in committing mischief, it’s time to put all your resources online.

Don’t worry your pretty little head, because even though 2012 is rapidly approaching, most social media monitoring and response teams are still under-staffed during the rest of the year, rarely covering nights and never covering weekends.

Now, over the holidays, these teams have gone from skeleton crews straight to the morgues. Social media monitoring dashboards across the Unites States, Canada, and Europe will be spending the Holidays alone. If everyone’s going to disappear into the mountains to ski, south to the beach to swim, or just to their families to sip nog and sing carols, nobody’s going to be minding what anyone’s going to be saying about them online.

So, if you’re even just a little bit brave, you’ll land all your punches and get that dramatic KO. Everyone has a glass jaw during the holidays after lots of nog, mulled wine, turkey-based tryptophan, and time to relax.

Enjoy the holidays everyone, and have a merry Christmas!

Learn more about Chris Abraham at Gerris digital.

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Chris Abraham

Chris Abraham, digital strategist and technologist, is a leading expert in digital: search engine optimization (SEO), online relationship management (ORM), Internet privacy, Wikipedia curationsocial media strategy, and online public relations with a focus on blogger outreachinfluencer engagement, and Internet crisis response, with the digital PR and social media marketing agency Gerris digital. [Feel free to self-schedule a 15-minute call, a 30-minute call, or a 60-minute call with me] A pioneer in online social networks and publishing, with a natural facility for anticipating the next big thing, Chris is an Internet analyst, web strategy consultant and adviser to the industries' leading firms. Chris Abraham specializes in web technologies, including content marketing, online collaboration, blogging, and consumer generated media.  Chris Abraham was named a Top 50 Social Media Power Influencer by Forbes, #1 PR2.0 Influencer by Traackr, and top-10 social media influencers by Marketwire; and, for what it’s worth, Chris has a Klout of 79 the last time he looked. Chris Abraham started doing web development back in 1994, SEO in 1998, blogging in 1999, influencer engagement in 2003, social media strategy in 2005, blogger outreach in 2006, and Wikipedia curation in 2007. Feel free to self-schedule a 15-minute call, a 30-minute call, or a 60-minute call. If you want to know the services that Chris offers check out Services If you want to work with Chris use the Contact Form You're welcome to follow me via Social Media You can learn more about Chris over in About Chris writes a lot so check out the Blog Chris offers webinars so check Events

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