Are you a social media producer or dead beat?

Great graph of Twitter user participation depicting a 5% “producer” population that creating 75% of all tweets.

Social Media Producer or Dead Beat

In their post, The Common Hoster asks,

“If Twitter was only 100 people, which section would you be in?”

80/20 Rule Refined

This graph is close to the 80/20 rule or Pareto Principle. In most any organizations or communities the 80/20 rule tends to hold true: that 20% of an organization produces 80% of the work.

However, I’ve espoused that the 80/20 rule needs refinement. I’ve often found that in the 20% subset there is another 80/20 split. To which, 20% of that 20% (or 5% of the total population) actually carry 80% of that 20% subset’s load or production. This would be represented statistically much like the above graph.

Where do you or your social media producers fall on the scale?

Comment here.

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1 Response to “Are you a social media producer or dead beat?”



  1. 1 i’d have to say im a deadbeat. | Clare O'Donnell Trackback on June 3, 2010 at 8:01 pm

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