Recently, re-reading a little book with sayings and winged expressions of the ancient Romans, I suddenly discovered that they were great specialists in SMO. Many of their maxims and principles seemed to have been deliberately invented in order to make life easier for their descendants who survived to WEB 2.0.
Now I will try to explain in more detail and with examples ...
1. DO UT DESI give you to give
It is well-known that people treat better those who spare no effort to help others. Be helpful to the community in which you are promoting your project. First, share interesting articles, links, participate in discussions, prove yourself. Ask yourself what you can give to the community. If the answer was quickly found, the result will not be long in coming.
2. AMICUS VERUS - RARA AVISTrue friend - rare bird
Try to find like-minded people and comrades in any environment, it is easier to go to the goal together. In addition, if you are a beginner, experienced friends will be able to help you earn much-needed good reputation faster.
3. ARBOR MALA, MALA MALABad Tree - Bad Fruit
Address your target audience, be convincing and do not waste your time, explaining to gardeners lovers all the charm of the missile defense system, entered the service in the Russian army.
4. CARUM QUOD RARUMExpensive is that rare
Find and publish original materials that no one has yet published to you. Make interesting translations, write your own articles, improvise.
5. CREDO, QUIA ABSURDUMI believe because it's ridiculous
Try to surprise as often as possible, do not neglect unexpected forecasts and original conclusions, be convincing and they will believe you. Discussion of the possibility of planting green men on the lawn of the White House is not without meaning.
6. DOCENDO DISCIMUSTeaching, we learn.
Take the time to share your experience and knowledge, so that people do not speak there, people remember the good. But at the same time, do not be afraid to admit mistakes and learn from others, there is always something we don’t know, and our neighbor drunk knows for sure.
7. GUTTA CAVAT LAPIDEMDrop hammering stone
Be patient, even if the first failures do not cause you to despair. Work and practice, step by step, go to the goal and be sure to achieve it.
8. LITTERA SCRIPTA MANETWritten letter remains
Think first, then write. One embarrassing word can be expensive, especially on the net.
9. MARGARITAS ANTE PORCOSDo not tag beads before pigs
Do not engage in meaningless discussions that are intended to cause a stir. Do not give in to provocations, and if you got involved, get out of the conflict as quickly as possible.
10. NOMEN EST OMENName is fate
Try to create a recognizable image, earn a reputation as an expert. It is not so important WHAT says, and who says, do not forget about it.
11. NON PROGREDI EST REGREDINot going forward means going backwards.
Constantly improve your skills, invent new methods. The world does not stand still, and we have no right.
12. FORTES FORTUNA IUVATFate helps the brave
Try, dare, win ...