Whether you’re attempting to start a business, or own a multi-million business everyone has experienced moments of fear on some level.
Fear of the unknown, fear of risk, afraid of doing it wrong or failing. Like I mentioned in yesterday’s blog, we shouldn’t be scared of failing. We should learn to love it.
Whatever stage your business is at, don’t be scared of social media, or blogging. You need to embrace it because it’s not going away. Take the plunge, and give it ago. You won’t know until you try. Of course these are just the lessons I am learning, and gaining through my own experiences.
The best way to know if something works or not, it’s to try it. Think of it like dipping your toe in the water, before you dive into the pool.
Although I am talking to start-ups, or businesses that have yet to make the switch to Social Media; this post is applicable for everyone, from every background.
Oh, and one last thing. When it comes to blogging for business;
- Get one – Last year was the year to get one, so get one fast, and start sharing. This year it’s all about context.
- Be as consistent as you can – Choose a timeframe, daily, weekly, fortnightly or monthly and stick too it.
- Be as relevant as you can to your industry. No sales talk. Think about what your consumers would be interested in.
- Have fun, and be creative. Video is huge, and QR codes are going to be huge. Sorry to all designers out there. They may not be pretty, but they’re already on the increase in the US. If you haven’t already seen them on a billboard or magazine, they look like this:
You can check out YouTube, and WordPress for tutorials on how to do that. (Note to self you must switch domains asap).
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