Chris Brogan, uber blogger and Tweeter (can't call him a Twit!), reveals his secrets to being one of the most popular guys on the web: (via WebInkNow, David's blog post, Chris Brogan: popular with jocks, nerds, cheerleaders, and teachers too
This doesn't surprise me. Being helpful is one of the smartest marketing tools around, and it's free. Whoops, that doesn't sound right to tell you that you should be helpful because it will bring you business. You should be helpful anyway, period.
Chris spells out exactly how he does this on the Web. For example, he says that there is a big difference between saying this:
Words make a big difference. How can I help you write better?