Updated: Jul 25, 2020
My question to you- is your social media working for you? On average people spend 2 hours a day on social media. Are you being passive and passively consuming media that pops up in your feed? Or are you CREATING your experience?
Have you ever heard, "you are who your friends are"? I love that. I also love, "you are the sum of your closest five friends."
I'd suggest that also, YOU ARE THE MEDIA YOU CONSUME.
My social media platforms of choice are Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter, in that order. And I actively create my experience through who I choose to see and interact within my news feeds. What you see on social media enters your subconscious and shapes you in ways you don't even know.
You should follow social media that fuels your passions and drives you to meet your goals. Examples:
1. If you want to be a successful entrepreneur, should you be following a bunch of frat pages, and friends who post about partying and drugs? Probably not. You'd be better served by following successful, uplifting companies with great marketing campaigns you could learn from.
2. If you want to be a good husband, should you be following a bunch of half-naked Instagram models? Probably not. Maybe follow a travel page, and get some vacation ideas for your wife!
3. If you want to be happy, should you be following a bunch of people who complain and whine about the world we live in? Probably not, the world is here to stay. Follow some people who bleed HAPPY.
Inbox me, and I can make you one of my examples and offer you ideas about what kind of pages you should be following, based on your goals.
Put your social media consumption to the test-
Here is how you can tell if your social media SERVES you, or if you are a VICTIM to your social media.