30 Dec '13, 4pm

@ct_turf Thanks! Here it is:

People often ask me, “Pat… how can I become a social media powerhouse and dominate Twitter and Facebook?” (Well, people don’t necessarily ask me that exactly. Most of the time they’re asking me if I’m Bill Cowher. But let’s just pretend that they ask me – at least for purposes of having a premise for this column. Look, I have to write a gazillion of these damn things every year and I’m generally starting them about the time the printing presses are warming up. So humor me. But I digress…) Rather than answering that question, I suggest that they study the social media habits of someone many of you know. I call him @thatguy. Here are a few great examples of the technique that’s made him so…noticeable…online: He’s out to change minds. He’s on a mission to convince the world that his cause is just and true, whether it’s politics, religion or an ex-girlfriend who had the temeri...

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