Are you using Social Media as your primary marketing strategy? Well you are not alone. While this is a proven profitable method for business growth; there is a price to pay. It’s your precious time. The Phantoms of negative habits lurking in the shadows are hard at work. They do not want you to succeed.
Business who owners aren’t willing to pay a professional to do the work can get so caught up in the illusion that everyone is their friend could eventually fail. So how can you be your own Social Media Manger and still run your business with quality time?
Be aware of the Social Media addictive energy waiting to lure you into a web of chaos. This energy is an unseen Phantom pausing in the shadows to harness and bondage you into the virtual world of a fake reality.
Have you ever seen this type of post; “I have a customer waiting, I will be back shortly.” This is a typical example of how Phantoms hide in the shadows waiting to lure you to the dark thick jungle of Social Media addiction. The meaning of addiction is “the state of being enslaved to a habit or practice.”
Time is money. Are you getting paid for your time? If you feel caged in the web of Social Media; here are a few tips to help you spend less time creating the “likes and shares” and devote more time to your primary business.
Create a plan of action and stick to it. With so many Social Media platforms to choose from, you must find the platform for your market. Example if you’re selling gadgets, then LinkedIn is not the place. You will want to look other places.
Working a platform with an audience that has little to no interest in your products or services can lead to failure.
Facebook is a Social Networking platform where users post comments, share photographs, post links to news or other interesting content about anything world-wide. You can go live and build a good customer base; if you have the time.
Referral Key is a Professional National Network that connects business owners to other business owners. You can communicate with your target market easily and quickly.
Twitter is the place to find news, world events, people of influence using hash tags and photos for any topic the mind can imagine.
Reddit is a network of communities based on people’s interests. Here you can find people interested and target your market.
It’s easy to join a Social Media Platform and get lost clicking links, making comments that are not relevant to your success. Use careful thought and preparation about how to best brand yourself and your business.
Your goal to success much be your priority. Use Social Media to serve you and not enslave you.