There is no doubt that social media is here to stay. It’s mainstream. It’s everywhere and if you’re not on board, your business is dead in the water.
In today’s episode I talk about the importance of utilizing social media and why you should be posting daily to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. I’ll also peel back the curtain of Snapchat and why you should get on-board today!
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I know I’ve talked about social media a lot as of late. Don’t worry, I won’t linger much longer on this topic. However, I wanted to share with you my thoughts on Snapchat and why I believe it’s the next Twitter.
For a couple of years my sisters have tried to get me to join Snapchat. “It’s great!” they said, “You can send an image or a short video to somebody for 10 seconds and it doesn’t eat up storage on your phone.” My first thoughts were, “this is really stupid why would anybody want to use this?”
I believe everyone has a voice. There’s something we all have on our heart that needs to be shared. But what happens when obstacles get in the way? Is it because we’re our own worst enemy, or is it something outside of ourselves that keep holding us back?
What do Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat have in common? They are necessary tools to help spread your message to your audience. But should we use them because everyone tells us to, or should we use them because it’s smart business?
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When I began using social media I was hesitant. It all started with a popular social media account in 2005 called MySpace. (And no, I’m not giving you my outdated and abandoned MySpace account.) It was all the rave. Everyone was on it. Kids loved it, parents hated it and the church did everything to condemn it.